ST. Theresa SchoolPreschool - 8th Grade

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Curriculum Overview

Christian ScholarA Christian Scholar, then, is one who knows how to

THINK about God; Who God is, what God has created in this world, and what God’s plan is for us

COLLABORATE with God and with those to whom God has entrusted His plan;

COMMUNICATE God’s love and His plan for salvation for everybody, every single person who is, was, or will be and communicate his love and worship back to God in his and her piety

CREATE alongside God by understanding His world and manipulating it to the  service of mankind.

A graduate of St. Theresa Parish School:  

  • Possesses the 21st century knowledge, skill, and motivation aimed at the pursuit of God and the betterment of humankind.
  • Is able to speak and write effectively to communicate, persuade, defend, explain, and narrate in a variety of settings.
  • Is curious about his/her world and is able to perceive and formulate questions that lead to knowledge and information relevant to problem solving.
  • Is able to comprehend and deftly adapt to and function in culture and society while maintaining personal freedom and independence from cultural influences.
  • Knows what it means to be a Catholic and is able to comprehend his/her state as a son/daughter of God which gives him/her joy and motivates him/her to succeed in his/her world.
  • Possesses the instinct and motivation to perceive world challenges and the desire to better society.
  • Has prestige as an accomplished scholar and is a kind, caring, and ethical human being.
  • Understands the value of friendship and is able to give of him/herself within this relationship.
  • Is committed to furthering his/her education in order to accomplish his/her goals.

Subject

Areas of Study

Language Arts

Greek/Latin Roots

Vocabulary

Spelling

Penmanship

Grammar Writing

Research

Oration

Recitation

Public Speaking

Rhetoric

Literature

Traditional Literature

Short Story

Poetry

Dramatic Writings

Mystery

Novel

Primary Sources

Informational Text

Biography/Autobiography

Scripture

History

Ancient History

Medieval History

American History

Civics

Geography

Current Issues

Regional Studies

(Chicago, Illinois, Palatine)

Mathematics

Arithmetic

Geometry

Algebra

Computation

Problem Solving

Visualization and Manipulation

Science

Inquiry

Observation

Experimentation

Scientific Method

Earth Science

Life Science

Physical Science

Religion

Prayer

Sacramental Preparation

Sacred Scripture

Creed

Sacraments

Commandments

Church History

Social Teachings of Church

Theology of the Body

Foreign Language

Spanish

   

Enrichment

Visual Art

Drama

Music

Choir

Physical Education

Christian Service

Technology

 

CoCurricular Programming

Subject

Areas of Study

Athletics

Basketball

Cheerleading  

Cross Country  

Softball  

Track & Field

Volleyball

Intramurals

Fine Arts

Art After School  

Band

Orchestra

Choir  

Drama (Musical)

Science & Technology

Science & Me

Coding

Robotics

3D Printing

Leadership

Student Council

Boy and Girl Scouts

 

Domestic Arts

Cooking

   

Other

Chess