7th/8th Grade

Shearer_Miss43_150x187Miss Nancy Shearer
nshearer@sasfresno.com
7th/8th Grade Religion

 

 

 

 

Let us remember…that we are in the holy presence of God!

Hello! My name is Nancy Shearer. I teach seventh and eighth grade Religion and accelerated Course 3 Math. By Bachelor’s degree is in Theology with minors in Philosophy and Human Life Studies from Franciscan University of Steubenville, OH. My CA Cleared Multiple Subject Credential from CSU, Fresno, CA. Currently, I am pursuing a Master’s degree in Religious Education and Catechesis from Maryvale Institute, Birmingham, U.K. I am very excited to work with your children this year!

Seventh Grade Religion

The seventh grade program’s focus is Christology, the study of God’s saving love as it is revealed through His Son, Jesus. Lessons are designed to help students grow in their knowledge of Jesus, with the hope that they may love Him more ardently and serve Him more generously.

Class Times

  • 7G- Tuesday and Thursday (9:45-11:05 AM), Friday (11:25 AM-12:00 PM)
  • 7S- Tuesday and Thursday (11:15 AM-12:35 PM), Friday (1:15-2:00 PM)

Textbook

  • Jesus the Way, the Truth, and the Life Christ our Life Series (Loyola Press)
  • The Catholic Youth Bible (St. Mary’s Press)

Eighth Grade Religion

The eighth grade program’s focus is ecclesiology, the study of God’s faithful love as it is revealed in the Church founded by Jesus. Lessons are designed to help students grow in their knowledge and love of the Church.

Class Times

  • 8B- Monday and Wednesday (8:15- 9:35 AM), Friday (8:15-9:55 AM)
  • 8O-Tuesday and Thursday (8:15- 9:35 AM), Friday (10:10-10:45 AM)

Textbook

  • Jesus the Way, the Truth, and the Life Christ our Life Series (Loyola Press)
  • The Catholic Youth Bible (St. Mary’s Press)
  • Theology of the Body Middle School Edition (Ascension Press)

Accelerated Course 3 Math

This class is open to seventh and eighth grade students. It will cover eighth grade math standards such as the number system, expressions and equations, functions, geometry, and statistics and probability. The focus of the class will be to understand the underlying logic and patterns of the concepts presented.

Class Times

  • Monday and Wednesday (9:45-11:05 AM), Friday (10:45-11:25 AM)

Textbook

  • California Glencoe Math, Course 3

Live, Jesus, in our hearts… forever!

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Updated 9-3-17