High School Grade 10 Curriculum
English Language arts
Students apply knowledge of word origins to determine new words encountered in reading. Students read and comprehend grade level text, analyze organizational patterns, arguments and positions advance. Student should be advancing toward the goal of reading 2 million words annually by grade 12. Reading a wide variety of classic contemporary literature, magazines, newspapers, online information with focus on informational materials, students will critique expository and literary materials. Read and respond to historically or culturally significant works.
Writing will be coherent and focused essays of 1,500 words, use primary and secondary sources in research, use multiple sources, integrate quotations and citations, use correct documentation in text, notes and bibliographies, design and publish documents using software and graphic programs.
Students will write biographical narratives of short stories responses to literature, expository compositions persuasive compositions, business letters, technical documents.
All written and oral conventions will be followed
Will be done for narratives, expository, interview techniques, response to literature, persuasive arguments, and descriptive presentations.
Students prove theorems involving parallel lines, solve problems of perimeter, circumference, area, volume, lateral surface, compute volume and surface area of prisms, pyramids, cylinders, cones and spheres, compute areas of polygons, prove the Pythagorean theorem, perform basic constructions with straightedge and compass, us e coordinate geometry, prove and solve problems regarding relationships among chords ,secant, tangents, inscribed angles, know the effect of rigid motions on figures in the coordinate plane and space.
Expands mathematical content and concepts of Algebra I and Geometry. Students gain experience with algebraic solutions of problems in various content areas including the solution of systems of quadratic equations, logarithmic and exponential functions, the bionomial theorem and the complex number system.
Covers many subject areas:
- Atomic and Molecular structure
- use of periodic table
- chemical bonds
- biological, chemical and physical properties of matter result from the ability of atoms to form bonds
- Conservation of atoms in chemical reactions leads to the principle of conservation of matter and the ability to calculate mass of products and reactants
- Understand kinetic molecular theory, motion of atoms and molecules.
- Acids, bases, and salts are three c lasses of compounds that form ions in water solutions
- Chemical Thermodynamics, energy is exchanged or transformed
- Reaction rates depend on frequency of collision of reactant molecules
- Chemical equilibrium
- Organic chemistry and biochemistry
- Characteristics of carbon bonding
- Nuclear processes
World History- The Modern World
Students study major turning points that shaped the modern world from the late 1700’s through the present including the two world wars. Develop an understanding of the historical roots of current world issues, especially international relations. They see that democratic ideals are achieved at a high price, remain vulnerable and are not practiced everywhere in the world. Students understand how current world issues relate to history, geography, political, economic and cultural contents.
Technology – Computer
Students know how to use contemporary and emerging technological resources in personal, community and workplace environments. Plan and conduct multiple step information searches using networks and modems, achieve balance between research information and original ideas.
Understand the importance of protecting personal information.
Working in groups, being leaders and followers, rights of others, fairness, rule compliance, speed accuracy, skill development, baseball, volleyball, soccer, track, swimming, tennis, and surfing.
Hebrew, French, Spanish depending on sign ups
Violin, viola, guitar, singing, group performance.
Students perceive and respond to works of art objects in nature and the environment. Students apply artistic processes and skills using a variety of media to communicate meaning and intent in original works of art.