8th Grade Curriculum

Employing the latest multi-media techniques including graphics, games, and other activities, Enlightium Academy uses a 8th grade curriculum that fosters a rich learning environment. The Ignitia™ curriculum, which was created by Alpha Omega Publications (AOP), is based on a learner-centered model drawing from current educational research.



8th Grade Bible: Practical Christianity and Church History

8th Grade Bible: Practical Christianity and Church History

1 credit

This course explores the establishment of the church, the nature of God, and the concept of salvation…

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8th Grade History and Geography

8th Grade History and Geography

1 credit - available in honors

From the colonization and the quest for independence, to the Civil War, the Cold War, and the challenges America faces today as a global power, students explore the growth and challenges faced by this young nation…

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8th Grade Language Arts

8th Grade Language Arts

1 credit - available in honors

Students will focus on strengthening the oral and written communications skills and their listening and comprehension…

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8th Grade Pre-Algebra

8th Grade Pre-Algebra

1 credit - available in honors

This interactive course is a thorough examination of significant math concepts including number relationships, variables, scientific notation, functions, integers, measurement, formula use, and data representation…

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8th Grade General Science I

8th Grade General Science I

1 credit - available in honors

From the cells and systems of the human body, to the mysteries of space, to the study of the earth and its atmosphere, all lessons encourage critical thinking from a Christian perspective while supporting a lifelong interest in the natural world…

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Ignitia™ Electives

Principles of Coding

Principles of Coding

1 semester: Grades 7-8

Introduce middle school students to computer science, one of today's fastest growing career fields.

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Health Quest

Health Quest

1 semester: Grades 4-7

Ignitia Health Quest is a five-unit course created for Christian schools and includes an overview of personal health...

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Career Explorations I

Career Explorations I

1 semester: Grades 6-8

This online CTE elective gives middle school students the opportunity to examine work, lifestyle, and career options before entering high school.

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Career Explorations II

Career Explorations II

1 semester: Grades 6-8

Introduce middle school students to five technology-related career fields in this online CTE elective.

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State History

State History

1 Semester: Grades 7–8

Make history come alive through this exploration of the cultural tides and events that have shaped your state.

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Middle School Chinese (Mandarin) 1 (Middlebury)

Middle School Chinese (Mandarin) 1 (Middlebury)

1 year: Grades 6-8

Students begin their introduction to Mandarin Chinese by focusing on the four key areas of world language study: listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

This add-on course may have an additional fee.

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Middle School Chinese (Mandarin) 2 (Middlebury)

Middle School Chinese (Mandarin) 2 (Middlebury)

1 year: Grades 6-8

Both Chinese characters and pinyin are presented together throughout the course, and specific character practices help students learn characters.

This add-on course may have an additional fee.

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Middle School French 1 (Middlebury)

Middle School French 1 (Middlebury)

1 year: Grades 6-8

Students begin their introduction to French by focusing on the four key areas of world language study: listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

This add-on course may have an additional fee.

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Middle School French 2 (Middlebury)

Middle School French 2 (Middlebury)

1 year: Grades 6-8

The course represents an ideal blend of language learning pedagogy and online learning.

This add-on course may have an additional fee.

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Middle School German 1 (Middlebury)

Middle School German 1 (Middlebury)

1 year: Grades 6-8

Students begin their introduction to German by focusing on the four key areas of world language study: listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

This add-on course may have an additional fee.

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Middle School German 2 (Middlebury)

Middle School German 2 (Middlebury)

1 year: Grades 6-8

Each unit consists of a new vocabulary theme and grammar concept, reading and listening comprehension activities, speaking and writing activities, multimedia cultural presentations, and interactive activities and practices which reinforce vocabulary and grammar.

This add-on course may have an additional fee.

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Middle School Latin 1 (Middlebury)

Middle School Latin 1 (Middlebury)

1 year: Grades 6-8

Students learn Latin through ancient, time-honored classical language approaches, which include repetition, parsing, written composition, and listening exercises.

This add-on course may have an additional fee.

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Middle School Latin 2 (Middlebury)

Middle School Latin 2 (Middlebury)

1 year: Grades 6-8

This course has a strong emphasis on engaging with authentic classical Latin through weekly encounters with ancient passages from such prestigious authors as Virgil, Ovid, and Lucretius.

This add-on course may have an additional fee.

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Middle School Spanish 1 (Middlebury)

Middle School Spanish 1 (Middlebury)

1 year: Grades 6-8

Students begin their introduction to Spanish by focusing on the four key areas of world language study: listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

This add-on course may have an additional fee.

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Middle School Spanish 2 (Middlebury)

Middle School Spanish 2 (Middlebury)

1 year: Grades 6-8

The course consists of a new vocabulary theme and grammar concept, reading and listening comprehension activities, speaking and writing activities, multimedia cultural presentations, and interactive activities and practices which reinforce vocabulary and grammar.

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Offline Electives

Offline Electives

0.5–1 credit: Grades PreK-12

Offline electives are electives not taken on a computer. Students in grades PreK–12 can take offline electives, which can include Physical Education, Home Economics and Musical Education.

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AdvancED Accreditation

AdvancED Accreditation

Accreditation ensures that other accredited schools and universities recognize our students’ transcripts, credits, and courses.
Anytime Learning

Anytime Learning

We take the classroom to wherever you may be, regardless of timezone, provided a reliable internet connection is available. Lessons can also be printed to be completed offline.
Anytime Enrollment

Anytime Enrollment

Students can enroll at any time during the year and counselors will work to align the coursework to match up to previously completed work from the other school.
Christian Worldview

Christian Worldview

Our program has a strong emphasis on incorporating the Christian worldview in everything we do. The curriculum and staff together provide a strong foundation for Christian living and firmness in faith.