TENTH GRADE REPORT CARD
(Guidance for parents and teens of material that should be covered)

SOCIAL STUDIES
State Government

Discovery and settlement

Political changes

Statehood

Local government

Economic changes

City planning

Social changes

Resource management

 

World History

Prehistoric man

The Age of Revolutions

The earliest civilizations

The French Revolution

The early Greeks

Napoleonic Wars

The Romans

Industrial Revolution

The Middle Ages

Birth of modern democracy

The Renaissance

Nationalism

The rise and fall of kings

Imperialism

The Reformation

Science and industry

 

U.S. and World Wars

World War I

The Vietnam War

Between the World Wars

The Gulf War

World War II

The search for peace

The Cold War

Role of women in wars

 

SCIENCE
Biology, Aquatic and General

Characteristics of life

Man- a changing organism

Vertebrate life

Microscopic life

Mammals and birds

Classification - five kingdom

Conservation of human resources

DNA - RNA

Plant life

Cell as the basic unit of life

Behavior

Nutrition and digestion

Scientific inquiry, method & limitations

History of plants and animals

Disease and disease control

Reproduction and growth

Genetics, history and engineering

Biology and space travel

Heredity

Man and environmental influences

Biology of man and life value

Energy in ecosystems

Chemical basis of life

Careers in biology

 

LANGUAGE ARTS
Reading and Writing Skills

Techniques of writing

American literary heritage

History of writing

Folklore and ballads

History of the alphabet

Geographical dialects

Writing short stories and essays

Writing plays

Spelling, vocabulary & dictionary skills

Construction of footnotes

Listening skills

Distinguish between fact and opinion

Grammar

Persuasion and argumentation

Writing Lyric poetry and sonnets

Debate or mock trial experience

 

Choice of Plays and Novels

Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew

To Kill a Mockingbird

Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice

Lord of the Flies

Play - Cyrano de Bergerac

Pride and Prejudice

Play - Pygmalion

Great Expectations

Modern non-fiction - Hot Zone

Black Like Me

Modern non-fiction - The Titanic

The Grapes of Wrath

 

Foreign Language (pick one - if College or University bound student)

Spanish 3 and 4

German 3 and 4

French 3 and 4

Russian 3 and 4

Japanese 3 and 4

 

ARITHMETIC
Plane Geometry

Origin and uses of geometry

Sets

Simple constructions

Converse theorems

Parallel lines

Inductive reasoning and nature of proof

Measurement of geometric figures

Prisms, pyramids, cylinders, and cones

Areas, perimeters, circumference

Locus

Circles, polygons, angles

Ratios and proportions

 

Intermediate Algebra

Linear equations and inequalities

Higher degree equations

Graphing

Binomial theorem

Properties of polynomials

Imaginary numbers

Absolute Value

Exponents and radicals

Radicals and radical expression

Logarithms

Functional relations

Progressions

Square roots, surds, radicals

Vectors

Introduction to quadratic equations

Determinants

 

Other Classes and Subjects that could be taken at the Sophomore level are:

 

AMERICAN COLLEGE TESTING
Preparation for the ACT Test (Home Study and Private Courses)

 

ART
Advanced Art 1 & 2 - Drawing - Introduction to Calligraphy

 

BIBLICAL STUDIES
Old Testament Studies - I Kings through Malachi

 

BUSINESS AND MARKETING EDUCATION
Accounting (Bookkeeping) 1 & 2
Advanced Marketing

 

COMPUTER SCIENCE
Computer Applications
Computer Engineering and Construction 3

 

DRAMA
Advanced Drama and Theater Practice

 

DRIVER EDUCATION
Driver Ed. (offered through most High Schools and Private Courses)

 

FAMILY AND HOME ECONOMICS
Basic Clothing Construction 1 & 2
Clothing Fashion Fundamentals - Fabric Arts

 

FOREIGN LANGUAGE
Second-year Mandarin Chinese 3 & 4 (Home Study)
Advanced American Sign Language (Private Courses)

 

HEALTHY LIFESTYLES
Health (required at most High Schools)

 

INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION
Auto Body Repair - Small Engine Repair

 

LANGUAGE ARTS - ENGLISH/LITERATURE
Readings in Shakespeare

 

LANGUAGE ARTS - SPEECH/COMMUNICATIONS
Introduction to Public Speaking
Principles of Debate (Home Study and After School Clubs)

 

LANGUAGE ARTS - READING AND WRITING
Speed Reading (Home Study and Private Courses)
Creative Writing - News Writing/Journalism

 

MUSIC
Concert or Jazz Choir (Freshman through Senior)
Concert, Jazz or Marching Band (Freshman through Senior)
Orchestra (Freshman through Senior)

 

PHOTOGRAPHY
Photography 1 & 2

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION
General P. E. (required at most High Schools)
Team Sports: volleyball, softball, basketball, handball
Individual & Dual Sports: archery, badminton, golf, table tennis

 

SOCIAL ENRICHMENT/SELF-GUIDANCE
Leadership Skills (offered in some High Schools)
Dating, Romance and Reason (Home Study)
Career & Education Planning (some High Schools & Home Study)
Mentoring Programs (Home Study and Private Courses)
 

The above educational information is from the (extensive) research of Brenda High and is exclusive to JaredStory.com.  All rights reserved.

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