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With the online middle school courses at Liberty University Online Academy, you can prepare your young students for success in high school and beyond. Our qualified teachers and responsive staff can help you nurture and educate your children in an ideal learning environment with a Christian curriculum. When you work with us you’ll have access to all the resources and materials you need to give online middle school students a quality education and get them ready for the future.
Middle School Classes Online Benefits:
Access middle school courses and grades when it’s convenient for you!
Participating in an online middle school program means that you will be able to access the Christian curriculum 24/7, whenever it is most convenient for you. Online middle school classes also mean that you will be able to see the student’s grades whenever you need to, and at Liberty University Online Academy we encourage you to do so. Quality education depends on you taking an active role in the process.
Online Middle School Classes Program
Getting started is easy. Once you have completed the application and sent in your student’s records from his/her previous school, we will complete the enrollment process by setting up a course schedule.
Take a look at the online middle school courses we offer and find out how a Christian curriculum can provide your young students with an academic and spiritual learning experience.
The Liberty University Online Academy’s 6th-grade Bible course teaches students that the Bible tells a consistent story of how God is seen in the lives of humans in the Old and New Testament and the story of the Messiah. Through the utilization of God’s truths, engaging materials, and intriguing technology activities, students will explore biblical themes and will research the lives of biblical figures. Students will memorize, but most importantly apply Scripture to their lives, learn about important Christian character traits, and strengthen their faith. This course is designed to help students greatly expand their knowledge of the Bible and how it applies to their lives.
The Liberty University Online Academy’s 6th Grade Language Arts course utilizes innovative technology resources and engaging activities for students. The course allows students to interact with exciting literature, practice grammar skills, embrace the components of great writing, and learn grade-level appropriate vocabulary words. Students will enjoy reading a wide range of novels, and other literary activities will benefit the students in developing strong reading comprehension and fluency skills.
The Liberty University Online Academy’s 6th-grade math course promotes problem-solving skills by teaching students how to make real-world connections with mathematics through the teaching of number theory, graphing and statistics, estimation, and solving real-world problems. Students are also taught the mathematical concepts of the order of operations, integers, decimals, fractions, ratios and probability, measurement, geometry, and beginning algebra. These concepts are taught using engaging lessons, hands-on activities, videos, and interactive games.
The Liberty University Online Academy’s 6th-grade history course provides students with exciting and engaging opportunities to explore historical events, people, and places that have helped to shape our present and will help shape our future. Biblical truths are woven continuously into the course, allowing students to see and experience God and His incredible plan throughout history. The in-depth explorations pave a clear path for students to embrace past history patterns that are preparing them and future generations to be Christ followers. Students will explore a wide range of topics which include: the Civil War, Reconstruction and New Frontiers, the Rise of Industry and the Turn of the Century, the First Decade of the New Century, the Decades of the 20th Century, and the United States today.
The Liberty University Online Academy’s 6th-grade science course provides students with an opportunity to discover scientific topics through interactive and engaging activities and lessons. Students will dive into God’s world through the units that will employ imperative Christian values. The truths of Creation and God’s design will be interwoven continuously throughout the entire course allowing students to gain solid scientific knowledge with a biblical worldview. Students will explore a wide range of topics which include the following: Creation, Nature and Method of Science, Matter, Water and the Water Cycle, the Earth and its Atmosphere, Biomes and Oceans, the Earth and its Surface, Earth’s Resources, and the Universe and Solar System.
The Liberty University Online Academy’s 7th-grade Bible course, Heroes of the Faith, walks students through the study of Christian martyrs and heroes who have sacrificed, some even their lives, for the cause of Christ. Throughout the course, there are missionary highlights and stories behind Christian hymns and songs. This Bible course also encourages and teaches students the importance of daily Bible reading and Scripture memory. Students will explore a wide range of heroes, including the following: Gideon, Samuel, Stephen, Paul, Clement of Rome, John Wycliffe, Martin Luther, Matthew Henry, David Brainerd, William Carey, Florence Nightingale, Mary Slessor, C.S. Lewis, Jim and Elisabeth Elliot, and Billy Graham.
The Liberty University Online Academy’s 7th grade English course continues to build on the sequential review and development of grammar and communication skills in writing. An evaluation of literature develops analytical skills using examples of short stories, two novels, poetry, and drama selected from a variety of periods and authors. A research paper using appropriate style, format, and research methods will be written.
The Liberty University Online Academy’s 7th-grade course is a review of material learned in Math 6 and will continue to prepare the student for the skills and concepts needed for Pre-Algebra. As the student goes through each lesson, he/she will learn important skills and concepts that will aid in using math as a tool in many applications of both real-life problems and in abstract thinking. The student will be given opportunities to practice computation and use higher level thinking skills.
The Liberty University Online Academy’s 7th Grade Civics course explores the many aspects of America’s government. Lessons cover fundamental values and principles, rights, responsibilities, limits, founding documents, Biblical foundations of the U.S. government, and the roles of the branches of government. This course introduces students to the state government, political parties, and economics. Topics in this course will enable students to learn about their government so that they can be equipped with the tools they need to be informed and engaged citizens.
The Liberty University Online Academy’s 7th grade Life Science (SCI 0700) course is an amazing journey that allows students to know God better through the study of His creation. This life science course will expand upon previous learning and set the foundation for science in high school. Students need to know the better they learn and understand the concepts presented in the life science course, the easier and more rewarding their high school courses will be. The student’s understanding should encompass both the micro and macro aspects of life, and this life science course includes both. The major concepts covered are a scientific inquiry, cells, organization of life, classification, cell processes, population dynamics, differences between and effects of biotic and abiotic factors, ecosystem dynamics, genetics, and its applications, and change over time (micro-evolution vs. macro-evolution).
Liberty University Online Academy’s goal for this course is to engage each student by offering an introduction to the Bible, along with major themes, characters, and life principles found in the Bible. The objective is to take the timeless truths of God’s Word and make them relevant and applicable to each student’s life.
The Liberty University Online Academy’s English 8 course allows students to learn grammar rules that review and build on previous grades. Students are challenged to build an expanding vocabulary through higher level word studies. Students incorporate this knowledge into their writing through the creation of original writing pieces as well as recognition of terms in published works. Writing is an integral part of this curriculum as students learn not only the basics of the writing process but also how to create original pieces in a number of different writing genres. Literature, too, is a strong element in this English class. Students read works from various genres and cultures and respond to these works by means of projects and response pieces. All elements of this class are taught from a Biblical worldview that analyzes secular worldview messages that students encounter in their society daily.
The Liberty University’s Online Academy’s Pre-Algebra course is an introductory algebra course designed to prepare students for Algebra I. Pre-algebra will review basic math concepts regarding number sense and the rules regarding math operations and the order of implementation. Students taking pre-algebra will practice concepts taught in previous math courses at higher levels and in ways that will broaden their skills. Students will also practice algebraic thinking in order to model and solve real-world problems. Geometric concepts and related formulas will be linked to algebraic thinking to prepare students for future courses.
The Liberty University Online Academy’s Physical Science course is an introduction to chemistry and physics with an emphasis on utilizing the scientific method. God’s love for balance in the world He has created will be evident. Students will be introduced to scientists who built their theories on the Bible and through observations of the world around them. Student experiments are woven through the lessons so they can experience the thrill of science and develop an understanding of the “new language” being learned.
World Geography provides an overview of Earth’s places, cultures, and environments. The course will provide an overview of geographical study, including climate, weather, regions, and resources. Students will also analyze the characteristics of different segments of the world’s population, including topics such as standard of living, urban development, and migration and cultural diffusion. The course will conclude with a study of the impact of globalization and political divisions. This course will earn high school credit.
Basics of Creative Writing – (Semester Only)
The Liberty University Online Academy’s Creative Writing course is a semester-long course that explores different genres of writing, through both reading and writing, as well as the other necessary elements needed to improve writing and composition skills. This course is designed with the goal of inspiring students to develop original pieces and ideas. Through writing and thinking, students will learn to become better readers, writers, and thinkers. The skills focused on in this course will help students in other courses as well, especially English. Writing genres covered are autobiographies, family storytelling, fairy tales, fantasies, short stories, and journals.
Middle School Guitar
Have you ever dreamed of playing the guitar? Whether you love music, want to play guitar for your family and friends, or desire to be a music star, this course is a great place to start. No prior music experience is needed. You will learn the fundamentals of music and the basic skills necessary to play a wide variety of music styles. Student guides, Carlos and Ariel, will guide you through each step of this journey towards becoming a skilled guitarist and musician.
The goal of the Online Academic Success course is to help students master their ability to study, learn, and retain information in a way that best fits their learning style. Students will discover their learning style, learn how to use time effectively, learn study skills, learn tips for taking better notes and learn how to be a successful online student.
Spanish I Part A
*This is a full-year course that will earn your student 0.5 High School credit. This is high school content for Spanish I stretched over 2 years (Part A and Part B). Only permitted for 7th & 8th grade students.
Spanish I Part A includes mastery of basic concepts with an introduction into more advanced grammatical concepts. Through the use of web-based technology, students will begin this exciting journey into learning a second language. Not only will the students build language skills, but they will also learn about various Spanish-speaking countries and their cultures. Students can expect to use their new language both in written and oral form as they complete each of their assignments throughout this course. Additionally, students will learn more about their own faith by reading the Bible in Spanish and analyzing Bible verses.