High School Courses

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Math

Algebra 1

Algebra 2

Probability and Statistics

Literature

British Literature

British Literature is a course is for students who have completed at least one high school English course. This class will build on the foundation of other English classes and is recommended for 11th grade and up. Students should expect to be challenged in writing, literature analysis, and reading level. Be prepared to work in groups, present information, discuss ideas verbally, and work creatively. The class hinges on the idea that Literature points us to the overall larger story around us, God’s story. The most important part of this class is learning how to find life lessons (themes) in Literature and apply them to our everyday lives. Students will read literature at home; we will discuss the literature in class. Papers, projects and essays will be assigned to be completed at home and turned in and/or presented in class. Daily reading quizzes are the norm; tests are taken at home and turned in the next class period.

In this class, we will read Pride and Prejudice, Hamlet, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Mere Christianity, Macbeth, Frankenstein, and Jane Eyre.

US Literature

US Literature is a course is for students who are 9th grade and up. Students should expect to be challenged in writing, literature analysis, and reading level. Students will read literature at home; we will discuss the literature in class. Be prepared to work in groups, present information, discuss ideas verbally, and work creatively. The class hinges on the idea that Literature points us to the overall larger story around us, God’s story. The most important part of this class is learning how to find life lessons (themes) in Literature and apply them to our everyday lives. Papers, projects and essays will be assigned to be completed at home and turned in and/or presented in class. Daily reading quizzes are the norm; tests are taken at home and turned in the following class period.

In this class, we will read The Scarlet Letter, The Crucible, The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, The Red Badge of Courage, The Call of the Wild, The Great Gatsby, and A Raisin in the Sun.

History

World History

Course designed to provide students with a comprehensive overview of world history from Creation to the Middle Ages. Students will use primary and secondary sources to gain a deeper understanding of key events from this time period. Students will demonstrate an understanding of the material through daily coursework as well analyzing and synthesizing sources during research assignments.

Government & Economics

Course designed to provide students with an understanding of the principles and origins of the American government system as well as the core principles of economic philosophies. Students will explore the different branches of the U.S. government through primary sources, research assignments, videos, meaningful judicial decisions as well as mixed media. In addition, students will be presented with a general understanding of both micro and macro economics.

Science

Physical Science

Course designed to provide students an understanding of the basic world that surrounds them each day of their lives and the forces in creation so that they can appreciate the real-world relevance of scientific inquiry. Students will conduct controlled experiments where they work through each step of the scientific process while learning how to record quantitative and qualitative data. Students will be tasked with designing experiments relative to the topics covered during the course.

Chemistry

Course designed to provide students with a detailed introduction to the methods and concepts of general chemistry, as well as an exposure to relevant chemistry lab experiments that develop the concepts further. Students will cover 16 different topics including atomic structure, chemical reactions, and stoichiometry.

ASL (American Sign Language)

ASL 1

Spanish

Spanish 2

Students will extend their ability to speak, listen, read and write in Spanish. We will accomplish this goal reading compelling stories and articles and discussing photos and video from Spanish Speaking countries. Most of our class time will be spent speaking and listening to Spanish through class discussions and activities with other students. This year we will use Nuestra Historia from Voces Digitales as our curriculum. (Student accounts will be purchased through Ignite, parents may wish to purchase the hardcover short story collection, Nuestro Mundo 2) We will study 12 countries and the following themes — Travel & Pastimes; Family Structures; Fashion & Design; Healthcare & Medicine; Heroes & Historical Figures; and Social Well Being.