Grade 10

GRADE 10 CURRICULUM

Chemistry

The chemistry course covers several fundamentals: the periodic table, nomenclature, the mole, chemical equations, thermodynamics, acid/base chemistry, oxidation/reduction, and stoichiometry. Labs are sprinkled throughout the year to bring the concepts to life and enhance the students understanding and appreciation for chemistry.

Geometry

This course will acquaint students with the language of logic, formal and informal mathematical writing, and the building blocks of Euclidean Geometry. Students explore coordinate geometry within the context of points, lines, planes and how all three can define figures and spatial relationships in two and three-dimensions. Students will use Inductive and deductive reasoning to create and prove existing mathematical arguments about angle relationships, lines & planes, triangles’ properties, polygons’ properties, circles, area, and volume. Throughout, curriculum is delivered through abstract analysis, real-world applications, and students’ individual passion projects.

Humanities II

A study of Modern World History from the Glorious Revolution through contemporary events and developments (1700 C.E to the present). This course investigates the major turning points that defined and shaped our modern world. It examines the shifts in thinking, the discoveries and innovations, the conflicts, the rebellions, and the revolutions that have transpired over the last 300 years. All units connect the past to the present with emphasis on geography, culture, political systems, economics, scientific and technological developments, population changes, causes and consequences of wars, and the ever-shrinking and interconnected world. This course is entitled “World History II-Change, Rebellion, and the Interconnected World.”

MUSORY

MUSORY is a time when students focus on self-efficacy and communication. Students set and reflect on their goals, participate in self-efficacy lessons, discuss and address community issues, practice compassionate confrontations as well as discuss and journal elements of communication and personality. MUSORY topics are guided by the self-efficacy, communication milestones and grade 10 curriculum guide.

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