Academics
Middle School
Academics

Eighth Grade

List of 4 items.

  • Eighth Grade English

    Eighth Grade English provides students with continued opportunities to engage in reading, discussion, and analysis of quality literature, as well as to enhance and refine their written expression. Writing assignments help students progress in their ability to communicate with accuracy, organization, voice, and power.
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  • MS Algebra IB

    The Algebra IB course completes the 2-year Algebra I program and focuses on further development of problem solving skills, accurate and instinctive algebraic manipulation, and application of algebraic concepts.
  • Eighth Grade Science

    In eighth grade science, students investigate properties of matter, atomic theory, energy and forces, and living systems; with particular emphasis on mathematical applications, measurement, lab skills, and critical thinking.
  • Eighth Grade Social Studies

    In “The American Experience” (“TAM”) eighth grade history students can expect to study American history through the following thematic units: Perspectives on Democracy - including an in-depth analysis of the Bill of Rights and Civil Liberties; Race, Civil Rights, and Social Justice in America; War, Trauma, and the Veterans Experience; and Industry, Innovation & Entrepreneurship - an empathy and innovation-driven unit.
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Berwick Academy, situated on an 80-acre campus just over one hour north of Boston, serves 600 students, Pre-Kindergarten through grade 12, from Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine. Deeply committed to its mission of promoting virtue and useful knowledge, Berwick Academy empowers students to be creative and bold. Berwick strives to graduate alumni who shape their own learning, take risks, ask thoughtful questions, and come to understand and celebrate their authentic selves. Founded in 1791 and rooted in a tradition of college preparation, our culture of innovation prepares students for a complex and dynamic world.