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Course Descriptions

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATION FROM
Clayborn Hall HIGH SCHOOL

Subjects Requirements
English and Literature 24 Semester Hours
Mathematics 24 Semester Hours
Science 24 Semester Hours
(3 sem. Hrs. to include health)
Foreign Language None (Elective Credit)
Social Science 24 Semester Hours
Fine Arts None (Elective Credit)
Electives 24 Semester Hours
Total Needed to Graduate: 120 Semester Hours

 

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Course scope   

Geometry 1    (9-12)   (3 Semester Hrs or .5 Carnegie Credit)    M4
    
 This course consists of a study of the undefined terms, axioms, and theorems of Euclidean geometry.  Emphasis is placed upon understanding the deductive process involved in proofs, numerical and algebraic exercises, and geometric constructions.  Topics include inductive and deductive reasoning, triangles, perpendicular and perpendicular lines, constructions, area, Pythagorean theorem, circles and area, loci, ratio and proportion, similar polygons, and regular polygons.

 
 
  • When you are in the 9th grade, or have earned less than thirty semester hours of credit, you are a Freshman.
  • When you are in the 10th grade, or have earned at least thirty but less than sixty semester hours of credit, you are a Sophomore.
  • When you are in the 11th grade, or have earned at least sixty but less than ninety semester hours of credit, you are a Junior.
  • When you are in the 12th grade, or have earned at least ninety but less than one hundred twenty semester hours of credit, you are a Senior.


Course Listings

 


FINE ARTS

 

Great American Artists 1    (9-12)  (3 Semester Hrs)  A1

This course presents the lives and works of American artists including Winslow Homer, Thomas Eakins, Grant Wood,   Georgia O’Keeffe, George Segal, Mathew Brady, Roy Lichtenstein, Frederic Church, Asher Durand, Thomas Cole, William Sidney Mount, George Catlin, and Alfred Jacob Miller.  Integrated with samples of their paintings and sculptures are discussions of influences that helped to create their art.

With an Online Teacher $145.00                    Without an Online Teacher $98.00

Please complete one application form listing all courses selected.  Thank you.

 

Great American Artists 2    (9-12)  (3 Semester Hrs)  A2

This course presents the lives and works of artists including William Sidney Mount, George Catlin, Alfred Jacob Miller, Gilbert Stuart, Mark Rothko, Paul Revere,  Marsden Hartley, Andy Warhol,  Frederic Remington, William Merritt Chase, William Harnett, James McNeill Whistler, John Singer Sargent, George Inness, and Mary Cassatt.  Integrated with samples of their paintings and sculptures are discussions of influences that helped to create their art

With an Online Teacher $145.00                    Without an Online Teacher $98.00

Please complete one application form listing all courses selected.  Thank you.

 

Art History 1  (10-12)  (3 Semester Hrs)  A3

This course presents a variety of art themes and historical periods, from Islamic art to the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright, from the Baroque to the Impressionists, from early Renaissance artists to the greats of the Renaissance. Michelangelo and Titian represent the southern tradition while Rubens and van Dyck exemplify the tradition of the northern painters. Integrated with samples of their paintings and sculptures are discussions of influences that helped to create their art.


With an Online Teacher $145.00                   Without an Online Teacher $98.00

Please complete one application form listing all courses selected.  Thank you.

 

Art History 2   (10-12)  (3 Semester Hrs)  A4

This course continues to present a variety of art themes and historical periods, from Michelangelo and Titian representing the southern tradition while Rubens and van Dyck exemplifying the tradition of the northern painters.  Integrated with samples of their paintings and sculptures are discussions of influences that helped to create their art. Other great artists of the seventeenth, eighteenth and nineteenth century discussed include Rembrandt, Gainsborough, Ingress, Delacroix,   Goya, Blake, David, Turner, Constable, Manet, Degas, and Renoir.  

 

With an Online Teacher $145.00                    Without an Online Teacher $98.00

Please complete one application form listing all courses selected.  Thank you.

 

 

 

Art History 3   (11-12)  (3 Semester Hrs)  A5

This course presents a variety of art themes and historical periods, from the Parthenon, The Baroque Style of  Bernini, The Hudson River School,  George Catlin, and   Gustave Caillebotte,  to the greats of Medieval art:  Fra Filippo Lippi, Francois Duquesnoy, Gregorio Fernandez,  Andrea Pisano, and Fra Angelico.   One focus is on sculptors: Pilon, Sansovino,  Falconet, and  Riemenschneider.

 

With an Online Teacher $145.00                    Without an Online Teacher $98.00

Please complete one application form listing all courses selected.  Thank you.

 

 

Art History 4   (11-12)  (3 Semester Hrs)  A6

This course presents a variety of art themes and historical periods with a focus on the sculptors Pilon, Sansovino, Falconet, and  Riemenschneider.  Students are introduced to traditional sculptors such as  Rodin while they meet modern sculptors such as Louise Nevelson and David Smith.     American artists such as Frederic Remington from the nineteenth century are compared to twentieth century artists like Andy Warhol.  Other artists introduced include Henry Moore,  Sir Jacob Epstein,  Naum Gabo,  Alberto  Giacometti,  John Bernard Flannagan,  Alexander Calder, and  Christo Javachef.

 

With an Online Teacher $145.00                    Without an Online Teacher $98.00

Please complete one application form listing all courses selected.  Thank you.

 

History of Design 1   (12)  (3 Semester Hrs)  A7

This course presents elements of design, distinguishing between the fine arts and the applied arts.  Students are presented with discussions of repetition, variety, rhythm,  balance,  emphasis,  economy,  controlling attention,  viewing angle, viewing distance, conveying an idea,  and understanding and valuing what others have created.     Studio problems are designed experiments for line, implied lines,  positive and negative areas,  descriptive line, shape and form.   Other lessons look at  holding shapes together,  moving shape to form,  illogical uses of form,  space,  the mechanics of linear perspective,  uses of linear perspective, scale, overlapping, position, illusionary space, and texture.

 Continued study of studio work explores printing, rubbing, drawn textures, letter forms in a representational design, and drawn-textures.   Other work examines value, emphasis, design interest,  and spatial effects.

 

With an Online Teacher $145.00                    Without an Online Teacher $98.00

Please complete one application form listing all courses selected.  Thank you.

 

 

History of Design 2   (12)  (3 Semester Hrs)  A8

This course focuses on the study of studio work exploring the uses of printing, rubbing, drawn textures, letter forms in a representational design, and drawn-textures in art.   Other lessons examine value, emphasis, design interest, and spatial effects.   This study goes on to look at emotional effects from values, color, with experiments in painting in grays and designing in gray papers.  The study of color includes hue, value, saturation, color scales, color prejudices and color combinations, "advancing" and "receding" colors, "subjective" vs. local color and color interactions.  The student examines the elements of three-dimensional design to work in the third dimension and face the problems of form vs. function,  three-dimensional construction methods,  planning three-dimensional work, and constructing with varying materials.  Finally, terms in the study of art are reviewed.

 

With an Online Teacher $145.00                    Without an Online Teacher $98.00

Please complete one application form listing all courses selected.  Thank you.

 

 


 

FOREIGN LANGUAGE

Technology Requirements Students should have access to the following technology at least 9 hours per week so that they have adequate access to their online course and materials:

    • a computer with audio and video capability.
    • MP3 playback capability.
    • an email account

Students with questions about required technology should contact Clayborn Hall Technical Services for assistance.  

 Students should also know that each Clayborn Hall foreign language course is as rigorous as a traditional class and requires as much preparation and attention.  

 

FRENCH

Clayborn Hall offers four single semester French courses: Fr101, Fr201, Fr301, and Fr401.

French 101  (8-12)  (3 Semester Hrs)  Fr1

French 101 is a one-semester course with 10 comprehensive, online lessons. Each lesson averages 9 - 12 hours to complete and includes audio exercises. Two examinations are given, one about half way through the course and another at its end. Students utilize online audio links to practice vocabulary and learn how to pronounce French words and phrases. This course is designed a starting course for students who have not yet taken any other French language course. Its goal is to acquaint students with the French language and culture, and to provide beginning-level competence in the four basic skills: speaking, reading, writing, and understanding. Through work at home and on the Internet, students create a basic working knowledge of pronunciation, vocabulary, and grammar.  The cultural readings in the text and other readings further students' knowledge of the culture of the French-speaking countries.  Along the way, students build on basic directional and emotional words, and basic sentence structure.
Prerequisites: None
Goal:  Students will master the practical concepts of the French language at the beginning (9th grade) level.
Objectives:  Students will:
     Communicate effectively through basic French phrases, verbally and in written format.
     Demonstrate through written tests a mastery of the basic elements of the French language.
     Investigate and research French culture, history and language.

With Test Grading $246.00

Please complete one application form listing all courses selected.  Thank you.

 

French 201  (9-12)  (3 Semester Hrs)  Fr2

French 201 is a one-semester course with 10 comprehensive, online lessons. Each lesson averages 9 - 12 hours to complete and includes audio exercises. Two examinations are given, one about half way through the course and another at its end. Students utilize online audio links to practice vocabulary and learn how to pronounce French words and phrases.  This course is designed for students who have successfully completed French 101 or its equivalent. Its goal is to further the knowledge of the French language and culture that students gained in French 101. In this course, emphasis is placed on developing beginning-level competence in the four basic skills: speaking, reading, writing, and understanding. Through work at home and on the Internet, students increase their working knowledge of pronunciation, vocabulary, and grammar. The cultural readings in the text and other readings further students' knowledge of the culture of the French-speaking countries.  Along the way, students continue to build on basic directional and emotional words, and basic sentence structure for more advanced topics.
 Prerequisites:  Before students take French 201, they must have successfully completed French 101 or its equivalent.
Goal:  Students will master the practical concepts of the French language at the intermediate (10th grade) level.
Objectives:Students will:
     Communicate effectively through intermediate French phrases, verbally and in written format.
     Demonstrate through written tests a mastery of the intermediate elements of the French language.
     Investigate and research French culture, history and language.

With Test Grading $246.00

Please complete one application form listing all courses selected.  Thank you.

 

French 301  (10-12)  (3 Semester Hrs)  Fr3

French 301 is a one-semester course with 10 comprehensive, online lessons. Each lesson averages 9 - 12 hours to complete and includes audio exercises. Two examinations are given, one about half way through the course and another at its end. Students utilize online audio links to practice vocabulary and learn how to pronounce French words and phrases.  This course is designed for students who have successfully completed French 201 or its equivalent. Its goal is to further the knowledge of the French language and culture that students gained in French 201. In this course, emphasis is placed on further developing intermediate-level competence in the four basic skills: speaking, reading, writing, and understanding. Through work at home and on the Internet, students increase their working knowledge of pronunciation, vocabulary, and grammar. The cultural readings in the text and other readings further students' knowledge of the culture of the French-speaking countries.   Along the way, students continue to build on intermediate sentence structure for more advanced topics.
Prerequisites:  Before students take French 301, they must have successfully completed French 201 or its equivalent.
Goal: Students will master the practical concepts of the French language at the intermediate (10th and 11th grade) level
Objectives: Students will:
     Communicate effectively through intermediate to advanced French phrases, verbally and in written format.
     Demonstrate through written tests a mastery of the intermediate to advanced elements of the French language.
     Investigate and research sophisticated elements of French culture, history and language

With Test Grading $246.00

Please complete one application form listing all courses selected.  Thank you.

 

French 401  (11-12)  (3 Semester Hrs)  Fr4

French 401 is a one-semester course with 10 comprehensive, online lessons. Each lesson averages 9 - 12 hours to complete and includes audio exercises. Two examinations are given, one about half way through the course and another at its end. Students utilize online audio links to practice vocabulary and learn effective French communication.  This course is designed for students who have successfully completed French 301 or its equivalent. Its goal is to further the knowledge of the French language and culture that students gained in French 301. In this course, emphasis is placed on developing advanced competence in the four language skills: speaking, reading, writing, and understanding. Through work at home and on the Internet, students enhance their working knowledge of pronunciation, vocabulary, and grammar. The cultural readings in the text and other readings extend students' knowledge of the culture of the French-speaking countries.  Students continue to build on advanced directional and emotional phrases, and complex sentence structure for more advanced topics.
Prerequisites: Before students take French 401, they must have successfully completed French 301 or its equivalent.
Goal: Students will master advanced concepts of the French language at the (12th grade) level.
Objectives: Students will:
     Communicate effectively through advanced French phrases, verbally and in written format.
     Demonstrate through written tests a mastery of advanced elements of the French language.
     Investigate and research French culture, history and language.

With Test Grading $246.00

Please complete one application form listing all courses selected.  Thank you.

 

 

GERMAN

Clayborn Hall offers four single semester German courses: Gr101, Gr201, Gr301, and Gr401.

German 101  (8-12)  (3 Semester Hrs)  Gr1

German 101 is a one-semester course with 10 comprehensive, online lessons.  Each lesson averages 9 - 12 hours to complete and includes audio exercises. Two examinations are given, one about half way through the course and another at its end. Students utilize online audio links to practice vocabulary and learn how to pronounce German words and phrases.  This course is designed a starting course for students who have not yet taken any other German language course. Its goal is to acquaint students with the German language and culture, and to provide beginning-level competence in the four basic skills: speaking, reading, writing, and understanding. Through work at home and on the Internet, students create a basic working knowledge of pronunciation, vocabulary, and grammar. The cultural readings in the text and other readings further students' knowledge of the culture of the German-speaking countries.  Along the way, students build on basic directional and emotional words, and basic sentence structure.
Prerequisites: none
Goal: Students will master the practical concepts of the German language at the beginning (9th grade) level.
Objectives:  Students will:
     Communicate effectively through basic German phrases, verbally and in written format.
     Demonstrate through written tests a mastery of the basic elements of the German language.
     Investigate and research German culture, history and language.

With Test Grading $246.00

Please complete one application form listing all courses selected.  Thank you.

 

German 201  (9-12)  (3 Semester Hrs)  Gr2

German 201 is a one-semester course with 10 comprehensive, online lessons.  Each lesson averages 9 - 12 hours to complete and includes audio exercises. Two examinations are given, one about half way through the course and another at its end. Students utilize online audio links to practice vocabulary and learn how to pronounce German words and phrases.  This course is designed for students who have successfully completed German 101 or its equivalent. Its goal is to further the knowledge of the German language and culture that students gained in German 101. In this course, emphasis is placed on developing beginning-level competence in the four basic skills: speaking, reading, writing, and understanding. Through work at home and on the Internet, students increase their working knowledge of pronunciation, vocabulary, and grammar. The cultural readings in the text and other readings further students' knowledge of the culture of the German-speaking countries.  Along the way, students continue to build on basic directional and emotional words, and basic sentence structure for more advanced topics.
Prerequisites:  Before students take German 201, they must have successfully completed German 101 or its equivalent.
Goal: Students will master the practical concepts of the German language at the intermediate (10th grade) level.
Objectives:  Students will:
     Communicate effectively through intermediate German phrases, verbally and in written format.
     Demonstrate through written tests a mastery of the intermediate elements of the German language.
     Investigate and research German culture, history and language.

With Test Grading $246.00

Please complete one application form listing all courses selected.  Thank you.

 

German 301  (10-12)  (3 Semester Hrs)  Gr3

German 301 is a one-semester course with 10 comprehensive, online lessons.  Each lesson averages 9 - 12 hours to complete and includes audio exercises. Two examinations are given, one about half way through the course and another at its end. Students utilize online audio links to practice vocabulary and learn how to pronounce German words and phrases.  This course is designed for students who have successfully completed German 201 or its equivalent. Its goal is to further the knowledge of the German language and culture that students gained in German 201. In this course, emphasis is placed on further developing intermediate-level competence in the four basic skills: speaking, reading, writing, and understanding. Through work at home and on the Internet, students increase their working knowledge of pronunciation, vocabulary, and grammar. The cultural readings in the text and other readings further students' knowledge of the culture of the German-speaking countries.  Along the way, students continue to build on intermediate sentence structure for more advanced topics.
Prerequisites:  Before students take German 301, they must have successfully completed German 201 or its equivalent.
Goal: Students will master the practical concepts of the German language at the intermediate (10th and 11th grade) level.
Objectives:  Students will:
     Communicate effectively through intermediate to advanced German phrases, verbally and in written format.
     Demonstrate through written tests a mastery of the intermediate to advanced elements of the German language.
     Investigate and research sophisticated elements of German culture, history and language.

With Test Grading $246.00

Please complete one application form listing all courses selected.  Thank you.

 

German 401  (11-12)  (3 Semester Hrs)  Gr4

German 401 is a one-semester course with 10 comprehensive, online lessons.  Each lesson averages 9 - 12 hours to complete and includes audio exercises. Two examinations are given, one about half way through the course and another at its end. Students utilize online audio links to practice vocabulary and learn effective German communication.  This course is designed for students who have successfully completed German 301 or its equivalent. Its goal is to further the knowledge of the German language and culture that students gained in German 301. In this course, emphasis is placed on developing advanced competence in the four language skills: speaking, reading, writing, and understanding. Through work at home and on the Internet, students enhance their working knowledge of pronunciation, vocabulary, and grammar. The cultural readings in the text and other readings extend students' knowledge of the culture of the German-speaking countries.  Students continue to build on advanced directional and emotional phrases, and complex sentence structure for more advanced topics.
Prerequisites:  Before students take German 401, they must have successfully completed German 301 or its equivalent.
Goal: Students will master advanced concepts of the German language at the (12th grade) level.
Objectives:  Students will:
     Communicate effectively through advanced German phrases, verbally and in written format.
     Demonstrate through written tests a mastery of advanced elements of the Ge
rman language.
     Investigate and research German culture, history and language.

With Test Grading $246.00

Please complete one application form listing all courses selected.  Thank you.

 

SPANISH

Clayborn Hall offers four single semester Spanish courses: Sp101, Sp201, Sp301, and Sp401.

Spanish 101  (8-12)  (3 Semester Hrs)  Sp1

Spanish 101 is a one-semester course with 10 comprehensive, online lessons. Each lesson averages 9 - 12 hours to complete and includes audio exercises. Two examinations are given, one about half way through the course and another at its end. Students utilize online audio links to practice vocabulary and learn how to pronounce Spanish words and phrases.  This course is designed a starting course for students who have not yet taken any other Spanish language course.  Its goal is to acquaint students with the Spanish language and culture, and to provide beginning-level competence in the four basic skills: speaking, reading, writing, and understanding.  Through work at home and on the Internet, students create a basic working knowledge of pronunciation, vocabulary, and grammar.  The cultural readings in the text and other readings further students' knowledge of the culture of the Spanish-speaking countries.  Along the way, students build on basic directional and emotional words, and basic sentence structure.
Prerequisites: none
Goal: Students will master the practical concepts of the Spanish language at the beginning (9th grade) level.
Objectives:  Students will:
     Communicate effectively through basic Spanish phrases, verbally and in written format.
     Demonstrate through written tests a mastery of the basic elements of the Spanish language.
     Investigate and research Spanish culture, history and language.

With Test Grading $246.00

Please complete one application form listing all courses selected.  Thank you.

 

Spanish 201 (9-12)  (3 Semester Hrs)  Sp2

Spanish 201 is a one-semester course with 10 comprehensive, online lessons. Each lesson averages 9 - 12 hours to complete and includes audio exercises. Two examinations are given, one about half way through the course and another at its end. Students utilize online audio links to practice vocabulary and learn how to pronounce Spanish words and phrases.  This course is designed for students who have successfully completed Spanish 101 or its equivalent. Its goal is to further the knowledge of the Spanish language and culture that students gained in Spanish 101.  In this course, emphasis is placed on developing beginning-level competence in the four basic skills: speaking, reading, writing, and understanding. Through work at home and on the Internet, students increase their working knowledge of pronunciation, vocabulary, and grammar.  The cultural readings in the text and other readings further students' knowledge of the culture of the Spanish-speaking countries.  Along the way, students continue to build on basic directional and emotional words, and basic sentence structure for more advanced topics.
Prerequisites:  Before students take Spanish 201, they must have successfully completed Spanish 101 or its equivalent.
Goal: Students will master the practical concepts of the Spanish language at the intermediate (10th grade) level.
Objectives:  Students will:
     Communicate Spanish phrases, verbally and in written format.
     Demonstrate through written tests a mastery of the intermediate elements of the Spanish language.
     Investigate and research Spanish culture, history and language.

With Test Grading $246.00

Please complete one application form listing all courses selected.  Thank you.

 

Spanish 301 (10-12)  (3 Semester Hrs)  Sp3

Spanish 301 is a one-semester course with 10 comprehensive, online lessons. Each lesson averages 9 - 12 hours to complete and includes audio exercises. Two examinations are given, one about half way through the course and another at its end. Students utilize online audio links to practice vocabulary and learn how to pronounce Spanish words and phrases.  This course is designed for students who have successfully completed Spanish 201 or its equivalent.  Its goal is to further the knowledge of the Spanish language and culture that students gained in Spanish 201.  In this course, emphasis is placed on further developing intermediate-level competence in the four basic skills: speaking, reading, writing, and understanding.  Through work at home and on the Internet, students increase their working knowledge of pronunciation, vocabulary, and grammar.  The cultural readings in the text and other readings further students' knowledge of the culture of the Spanish-speaking countries.  Along the way, students continue to build on intermediate sentence structure for more advanced topics.
Prerequisites:  Before students take Spanish 301, they must have successfully completed Spanish 201 or its equivalent.
Goal: Students will master the practical concepts of the Spanish language at the intermediate (10th and 11th grade) level.
Objectives:  Students will:
     Communicate effectively through intermediate to advanced Spanish phrases, verbally and in written format.
     Demonstrate through written tests a mastery of the intermediate to advanced elements of the Spanish language.
     Investigate and research sophisticated elements of Spanish culture, history and language.

With Test Grading $246.00

Please complete one application form listing all courses selected.  Thank you.

 

Spanish 401 (11-12)  (3 Semester Hrs)  Sp4

Spanish 401 is a one-semester course with 10 comprehensive, online lessons. Each lesson averages 9 - 12 hours to complete and includes audio exercises. Two examinations are given, one about half way through the course and another at its end. Students utilize online audio links to practice vocabulary and learn effective Spanish communication.  This course is designed for students who have successfully completed Spanish 301 or its equivalent.  Its goal is to further the knowledge of the Spanish language and culture that students gained in Spanish 301. In this course, emphasis is placed on developing advanced competence in the four language skills: speaking, reading, writing, and understanding.  Through work at home and on the Internet, students enhance their working knowledge of pronunciation, vocabulary, and grammar. The cultural readings in the text and other readings extend students' knowledge of the culture of the Spanish-speaking countries.  Students continue to build on advanced directional and emotional phrases, and complex sentence structure for more advanced topics.
Prerequisites:  Before students take Spanish 401, they must have successfully completed Spanish 301 or its equivalent.
Goal:  Students will master advanced concepts of the Spanish language at the (12th grade) level.
Objectives: Students will:
     Communicate effectively through advanced Spanish phrases, verbally and in written format.
     Demonstrate through written tests a mastery of advanced elements of the Spanish language.
     Investigate and research Spanish culture, history and language.

With Test Grading $246.00

Please complete one application form listing all courses selected.  Thank you.

 

LANGUAGE ARTS

 

ENGLISH

 

Middle School English

 

English 7 -1 First Semester Seventh Grade English (7) (3 Semester Hrs) E7A

 

Guided reading of children's classics, including The Red Pony, biographies, and poetry,  comprehension and interpretation with daily spelling, vocabulary; discussion of descriptive, narrative writing and poetry writing; discussion of diagramming simple, compound and complex sentences with emphasis on punctuation and a review of the parts of speech.

 

With Test Grading $120.00

Please complete one application form listing all courses selected.  Thank you.

 

English 8-1 First Semester Eighth Grade English   (8) (3 Semester Hrs) E8A

 

Guided reading of literary classics, improving comprehension and reading of authors: Hemingway, Frost, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Richard Wilbur, Saki, Plath, Keats, and Tennyson;  Introduction to writing the five paragraph essay;  emphasis on building reading and written vocabulary.  Narrative, descriptive and explanatory writing; proofreading; and review of parts of speech.

 

With Test Grading $120.00

Please complete one application form listing all courses selected.  Thank you.

 

High School English

 

English 9-1 (9-12)   (3 Semester Hrs)    E1

      This course presents short stories, poetry and essays with guided reading questions.  Authors include Wordsworth, Poe, Dickinson, Shakespeare, Herrick, Whitman, Chekhov, Lindberg and Tennyson.  Also included is instruction in the writing process with emphasis on writing about character, plot, point of view, essays, poetry and practice in expository, journal and editorial writing.

With an Online Teacher $145.00                    Without an Online Teacher $98.00

Please complete one application form listing all courses selected.  Thank you.

 

English 9-2    (9-12)   (3 Semester Hrs)    E2

     This course presents essays, biography, autobiography, Romeo and Juliet and the epic, The Odyssey with guided reading questions.  Authors include Lindberg, Garland, Sandburg, and Angelou.  Also included is instruction in the writing process with emphasis on writing non fiction, biography, and autobiography with practice in editorial writing and grammar emphasizing transition words, fragment and run-on sentence recognition and subject/verb agreement..

With an Online Teacher $145.00                    Without an Online Teacher $98.00

Please complete one application form listing all courses selected.  Thank you.

 

English 10-1    (10-12)   (3 Semester Hrs)    E3

      This course presents short stories and Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar with guided reading questions.  Short story authors include Godwin, Tyler, Munro, Crane and Walker.  Also included is instruction in the writing process with emphasis on writing about theme, cause and effect and comparisons with practice in word meaning, paraphrasing, word order, sentences combining and writing clear sentences.

With an Online Teacher $145.00                    Without an Online Teacher $98.00

Please complete one application form listing all courses selected.  Thank you.

 

English 10-2    (10-12)   (3 Semester Hrs)    E4

     This course presents short stories and poetry with guided reading questions.  Authors include Bradbury, Hughes, Godwin, Tyler, Munro, Crane, Galsworthy, O Henry, O’Brien, Sexton, Frost, Housman and Wordsworth.  Also included is instruction in the writing process with emphasis on writing about point of view, symbols and tone using examples, key words, and generalizations. . Also incorporated is practice in writing directions, following directions and analyzing poetry for meaning.

With an Online Teacher $145.00                    Without an Online Teacher $98.00

Please complete one application form listing all courses selected.  Thank you.

 

English 11-1    (11-12)   (3 Semester Hrs)    E5

       This course presents journals, poetry, short stories and two plays, Our Town and The Glass Menagerie with guided reading questions.  Authors include Bradstreet, de Crevecoeour, Stafford, Capote and Saroyan.  Also included is instruction in the writing process with emphasis on writing about character and poetry with practice in journals, learning logs, adjectives and essay writing

With an Online Teacher $145.00                    Without an Online Teacher $98.00

Please complete one application form listing all courses selected.  Thank you.

 

English 11-2    (11-12)   (3 Semester Hrs)    E6

      This course presents essays, poetry, short stories and autobiography with guided reading questions.  Authors include Malamud, Harte, Carver, Dillard, Thoreau, Twain and Chopin.  Also included is instruction in the writing process with emphasis on writing about epiphany in short stories and writing habits with practice in writing short stories and essays.

With an Online Teacher $145.00                    Without an Online Teacher $98.00

Please complete one application form listing all courses selected.  Thank you.

 

English 12-1    (11-12)   (3 Semester Hrs)    E7

      This course presents the stories of Gilgamesh, Beowulf and English folk ballads as well as the work of Virgil, Dante, Goethe, Chaucer, Marlow, Shakespeare, Donne, Milton, Pope, Wordsworth and Keats.  Also included is instruction in essay writing for tests and assignments, poetry analysis, character discussion in the play, Macbeth, theme structure and interpretation of poetry.

With an Online Teacher $145.00                    Without an Online Teacher $98.00

Please complete one application form listing all courses selected.  Thank you.

 

English 12-2    (11-12)   (3 Semester Hrs)    E8

      This course presents essays, poetry, drama and fiction of Coleridge, Byron, Shelley, Tennyson, Dickens, Carroll, Hardy, Heaney, Eliot, Yeats, Woolf, Greene, Gordimier, Shaw, and Naipaul.  Writing instruction focuses on journals, interpretation of poetry, essays about a quotation and letter writing.

With an Online Teacher $145.00                    Without an Online Teacher $98.00

Please complete one application form listing all courses selected.  Thank you.

 

English 12-3 Creative Writing (11-12) (3 Semester Hrs) E9

      This course contains college-level material and enrollment is suggested for twelfth-grade students with a 3.0 or higher grade-point-average.
      This course leads the student through exercises to enhance the writing of short stories and poems. Writing instruction focuses on producing one long assignment and many shorter assignments to give practice to the advice from writers including Bly, Smith, Greenberg, and Lucke. The course will help the student make his or her short stories and poems clearer and more interesting.

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English 12-4 Writing Essays for College  (9-12) (3 Semester Hrs) E10

This course contains college-level material and enrollment is suggested for twelfth-grade students with a 3.0 or higher grade-point-average.

In this course, the student will find the information needed to learn how to write the college essay.  Each student develops specific thinking and organizational patterns that will aid in the timed creation of an essay that today's top universities and colleges are demanding. Because the five-paragraph essay is often a chosen vehicle for measuring a student's writing proficiency, it is essential that each student master this format. 

 

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English 12-4 Grammar: Function and Use  (9-12) (3 Semester Hrs) E12

This is a refresher course. It exists for students wanting or needing a stronger understanding of the parts of speech, the construction of sentences, the use of punctuation marks, and some words that are often confused. Students must learn how parts of speech and parts of a sentence are named in order to discover how to use them correctly. When students know the names of punctuation marks, they can choose the correct mark.

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MATHEMATICS

 

MIDDLE school mATH

 

Mathematics 7 -1  First Semester Seventh Grade Math  (7) (3 Semester Hrs) M7A

(Pre-Algebra)

 

Math skill review with standard form, exponential form, factors, equalities and inequalities, variables and formulas, prime factorization, square roots, and estimating. 

 

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Mathematics 8-1 First Semester Eighth Grade Math   (8) (3 Semester Hrs) M7A
(Introduction to Algebra)

 

Problem solving and intro to algebra, exponents and power, review of variables, expressions, and equations; explore solving division and multiplication equations and two step equations.

 

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High school

Lower Math

 

Algebra I  (8-12)  (3 Semester Hrs)  M1

   This course presents problem solving, variables, properties of numbers, integers, coordinate system, comparing and ordering, fractions, solving equations and inequalities, estimating, and central tendency.   It is the first semester of high school math.

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Introduction to Statistics  (8-12)  (3 Semester Hrs)  M2

    This course introduces the study of statistics with fractions, equations, inequalities, estimating, finding the mean and median, knowing scientific notation and the metric system, and understanding ratio, rate, proportion, probability, permutation combination, and odds.  It is the second semester of high school math.    

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Geometry I  (9-12)  (3 Semester Hrs)  M3

     This course introduces the study of geometry with emphasis on inductive reasoning to learn conjectures, figurate numbers, points, lines, planes, and defining parallel lines, perpendicular lines, and angles. Study includes triangles, quadrilaterals, space geometry, duplicating line segments and angles, constructing perpendiculars, angle bisectors, parallel lines, centroids, points of concurrency, and  discovering the properties of parallel lines, angle relationships, midpoint and slope conjectures,  Also included is understanding of slopes of parallel and perpendicular lines, equations of lines, intersections of lines, probability, triangle sum conjecture, properties of isosceles triangles, and triangle inequalities.

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Geometry II   (9-12)  (3 Semester Hrs)  M4

     This course introduces the study of geometry with emphasis on the understanding of slopes of parallel and perpendicular lines, equations of lines, intersections of lines, probability, triangle sum conjecture, properties of isosceles triangles, and triangle inequalities. Also included are congruence shortcuts, flow-chart thinking, and properties of isosceles triangles, kites, trapezoids and mid-segments.   Studies go on to include properties of parallelograms, circles, chords, tangents, arcs and the circumference/diameter ratio.    Transformations and tessellation are discussed through isometries, symmetry, translations, and rotations.  

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Algebra IIA / Statistics (9-12)  (3 Semester Hrs)  M5

      This course presents statistics, advanced methods of multiplying fractions and mixed numbers, dividing fractions and mixed numbers, adding fractions and mixed numbers,  subtracting fractions and mixed numbers,  measurement,  using proportions, perimeter and area,  the Pythagorean Theorem,  counting outcomes and probability,  variables and expressions,  patterns and sequences and  order of operations.    Also included is the focus on equalities, inequalities, identity and equality properties, the distributive,  commutative and associative properties, a preview of graphs and functions, integers and the number line,  adding and subtracting integers  and    rational numbers.     The course studies adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing rational numbers, square roots and real numbers    problem solving, writing equations and formulas, and solving equations with addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.    Finally the course looks at solving multi-step equations, angles and triangles, solving equations with the variable on both sides, solving equations and formulas,  measures of central tendency, ration and proportions and similar triangles.

 

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HIGH SCHOOL

HIGHER  MATH

 

Algebra IIB  (9-12)  (3 Semester Hrs)  M6

     This course studies solving multi-step equations, equations with the variable on both sides, angles and triangles,  measures of central tendency, proportions, similar triangles,  percents,   probability and odds,  weighted averages,  direct and inverse variation and the coordinate plane.  Also studied are equations as relations, graphing linear equations,  functions,  writing equations from patterns, measures of variation,  slope and  writing linear equations in point-slope and standard forms.   Finally the course includes writing linear equations in slope-intercept form, finding the midpoint of a line segment, solving inequalities by using addition and subtraction and   solving inequalities by using multiplication and division.   

 

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Advanced Mathematical Concepts 1 with Trigonometry   ( 10-12) (3 Semester Hrs)  M7

      This course introduces the study of relations and functions, composition and inverses of functions,  linear functions and inequalities, distance and slope,  forms of linear equations,     parallel and perpendicular lines   solving systems of equations    introduction to matrices   determinants and multiplicative inverses of matrices, solving systems of equations by using matrices, solving systems of inequalities, linear programming,  symmetry and inverse functions and relations.    Study includes rational functions and asymptotes, graphs of inequalities, tangent to a curve, polynomial functions, quadratic equations and inequalities,   the remainder and factor theorems,  circular functions, right triangles, area of triangles and basic trigonometric identities.  Also included is geometric vectors, graphs of the trigonometric functions,  amplitude, solving trigonometric equations and polar coordinates.   

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Advanced Mathematical Concepts 2 with Trigonometry and Introduction to Calculus (10-12)  (3 Semester Hrs)  M8

    This class includes a study of geometric vectors, graphs and solutions of trigonometric functions,  amplitude, and polar coordinates.    Moreover, the circle, the hyperbola, common logarithms, systems of second-degree equations and inequalities, and rational exponents are studied.   Also included are the arithmetic sequences and series, the binomial theorem, iterating functions with real numbers, permutations, probability and odds, probability of independent and dependent events and mutually exclusive or inclusive events, measures of central tendency, graphs,  walks and paths, euler paths and circuits, and the fundamental theorem of calculus.    

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SCIENCE

 

MIDDLE school SCIENCE

 

Science 7 -1 First Semester Seventh Grade Science (7) (3 Semester Hrs) S7A

 

Focus on the scientific method, with study of elementary physics, solids, liquids, gases, heat magnetism, atoms, electricity, engines, inertia, fire, and weather. 

 

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Science 8-1 First Semester Eighth Grade Science   (8) (3 Semester Hrs) S8A

 

Review the scientific method. design experiments, study physics, states of matter, the heat and motion connection; includes study of the atom, the periodic table, rational numbers and decimals;  discussion of organic and inorganic material

 

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High school SCIENCE

 

Earth Science  (9-12)  (3 Semester Hrs)  S1

     This course include instruction in  geology   meteorology,  astronomy,  oceanography, technology,  scientific methods,  theories and laws, measurement, atoms, ions,  physical properties of matter,  minerals, crystals, titanium.   Also incorporated is teaching about the rock cycle, landforms, latitude and longitude, maps, weathering and soil, and erosion forces.  The course will demonstrate studies in river system development, groundwater, water wars, ocean shoreline, earthquakes, volcanoes, continental drift, and theory of plate tectonics,   The course will explain fossils, the  extinction of dinosaurs,  relative ages of rocks,  absolute ages of rocks, evolution and geologic time, and early, middle and recent earth history.

 

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Natural Science with Health and Hygiene    (9-12)  (3 Semester Hrs)  S2

     The course will explain fossils, the extinction of dinosaurs, relative ages of rocks, absolute ages of rocks, evolution and geologic time, and early, middle and recent earth history.   This course includes instruction in earth's atmosphere,  the ozone layer,  energy from the sun, the water cycle,  movement of air, weather patterns , severe weather,  forecasting weather,  climate changes, and organism adaptations.    Also incorporated is teaching about  ocean water and currents, ocean waves and tides, ocean basin features, mining the seafloor,  life in the ocean, population impact on the environment,  and conserving resources.   The course will demonstrate studies in  radiation from space,  optical telescopes,  radio telescopes,  artificial satellites and space probes, the seasons,  equinoxes and solstices,  earth's moon, the origin of the moon,  the solar system,  the inner planets, the outer planets,  and other objects in the solar system.

 

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Biology 1    (10-12)  (3 Semester Hrs)  S3

     The course will explain  the scientific method,  branches of biology, the nature of matter, and water.   This course includes instruction in the compounds of life,  the cell theory, cytoplasmic organelles,  movement of materials through the cell membrane and cell specialization.   Also incorporated is teaching about  photosynthesis: capturing,  converting energy and light and dark reactions,  glycolysis and respiration,  fermentation,  the structure of DNA and RNA,  and  protein synthesis.   The course will demonstrate studies in  cell growth, cell division: mitosis and cytokinesis, cell division: mitosis and cytokinesis,  the cell cycle,   the work of Gregor Gendel,  how to apply Mendel's principles, and  meiosis. 

 

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Biology 2 (10-12)  (3 Semester Hrs)  S4

     The course will demonstrate studies in cell growth, cell division: mitosis and cytokinesis, cell division: mitosis and cytokinesis, the cell cycle,   the work of Gregor Mendel,  applying mendel's principles, and  meiosis.  The course will explain  the chromosome theory of heredity,  mutations,  regulation of gene expression, the human organism,  the inheritance of human traits,  and  sex-linked inheritance.   Also incorporated is teaching about modifying the living world, mutations, genetic engineering, human genetics, the nervous system, the skeletal system, the digestive system.  The course will demonstrate studies in the respiratory system,  the endocrine system,  and the reproductive system.

 

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Chemistry 1, Inorganic  (10-12)  (3 Semester Hrs)  S5

     The course will demonstrate studies in  chemistry, classifying matter,  organizing the elements,  identifying matter by its properties, chemical properties and changes, atoms and chemical change, chemical reactions and energy, atoms and their structure, and Dalton’s atomic theory.    Also incorporated is teaching about  the discovery of atomic structure, electrons in atoms, relationship of the periodic table to atomic structure, physical states and classes of the elements, semiconductors and their uses, salt, carbon dioxide, and water.   The course will explain  when atoms collide, how to achieve a stable outer energy level, compounds with formulas, ionic compounds, compounds of transition elements, hydrates,  interpreting formulas, properties of molecular substances, molecular elements, and formulas and names of molecular compounds,  This course includes instruction in  writing and balancing chemical equations, types of reactions, chemical reactions and equations, reaction rate, catalysts, and expanding the theory of the atom.

 

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Chemistry 2, Organic, with Social Health and Hygiene (10-12)  (3 Semester Hrs)  S6

 

    This course includes instruction in chemical equations, writing chemical equations, balancing chemical equations, types of reactions, chemical reactions and equations, reaction rate, catalysts, and expanding the theory of the atom.  The course will explain  the periodic table and atomic structure, electron orbitals, the size of orbitals, patterns of behavior of main group elements, the main group metals and nonmetals, the uses of group 13, 15, 16, 17, 18 elements, and transition elements,  The course will demonstrate studies in  other transition elements, lanthanides and actinides: the inner transition elements, the bonding of atoms, the ionic and covalent extremes, bonding in metals, everyday chemistry, how polar bonds and geometry affect molecular polarity, ions, polar molecules, and physical properties,     Also incorporated is teaching about physical behavior of matter, the kinetic theory of matter, other forms of matter, gas pressure, devices to measure pressure, pressure units, and the gas laws.

 

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Physics 1    (11-12)  (3 Semester Hrs)  S7 

     This course includes instruction in physics, measurement uncertainties, describing motion, velocity and acceleration, properties of vectors, components of vectors, and acceleration.    The course will demonstrate studies in  force and motion, Newton's first law of motion, the friction force, periodic motion,  interaction forces, Newton's third law, forces in two dimensions, circular motion, torque, universal gravitation, the gravitational field, Einstein's theory of gravity,  momentum and its conservation, and  impulse and momentum.     Also incorporated is teaching about energy and work, conservation of energy, temperature and thermal energy, change of state and laws of thermodynamics, properties of fluids, Pascal's principle, Archimedes' principle, fluids in motion, the solid state, thermal expansion of matter, and plasma.    The course will explain wave properties, properties of sound, the physics of music, light fundamentals, light and matter, mirrors, and lenses.

 

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Physics 2    (11-12)  (3 Semester Hrs)  S8

    The course will explain wave properties, properties of sound, the physics of music, light fundamentals, light and matter, mirrors, and lenses,   The course will demonstrate studies in light waves, holograms, electrical charge, electrical force, current and circuits, and understanding simple circuits and electric switches.  Also incorporated is teaching about magnets:  permanent and temporary, electromagnetism, forces caused by magnetic fields, creating electric current from changing magnetic fields, electric and magnetic fields in space, x rays, and understanding when waves behave like particles and when particles behave like waves.  This course includes instruction in The Bohr model of the atom, the quantum model of the atom, conduction in solids, radioactivity, nuclear reactions and equations, smoke detectors, and nuclear energy.

 

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SOCIAL SCIENCE

 

HISTORY

 

 

Early U.S. History   (9-12)  (3 Semester Hrs)  SS1

     This course includes instruction in themes in American history, investigation, and themes in geography.   Also incorporated is teaching about the tools of geography, landscape of the Americas, climate and resources, the first Americans,  native American culture groups, and a changing Europe.  The course will demonstrate studies in the fall of two empires, how Spain builds a vast empire, the French, Dutch, and Swedish colonies, the New England colonies, how democracy takes root, how an American way of life develops, and the beginning of war.  The course will explain declaring independence, the colonies at war, the war moves south, victory at Yorktown, forming a union, the confederation era, a more perfect union, five principles of the constitution, government in action, the role of the president, the role of congress, the role of the courts, and duties and responsibilities of a citizen.

 

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History/Civics   (9-12)  (3 Semester Hrs)  SS2

     This course includes instruction in declaring independence, the colonies at war, the war moves south, victory at Yorktown, forming a union, the confederation era, a more perfect union, five principles of the constitution, government in action, the role of the president, the role of congress, the role of the courts,  and duties and responsibilities of a citizen.   Also incorporated is teaching about establishing the new government, dealing with other nations, the first parties, conflicting party viewpoints, politics dominate the election of 1796, troubled times for john Adams, the Jeffersonian "revolution", the Louisiana purchase, troubles with France and Britain, James Madison takes over, the war of 1812, industries take root, moving west, nationalism and sectionalism, Monroe and foreign affairs.  The course will demonstrate studies in Andrew Jackson, the trail of tears, Van Buren, the panic of 1837, the election of 1840, the Gadsden Purchase, how America spanned the continent, widespread education, social and cultural change, the antislavery movement, and the women's rights movement.  The course will explain the changing North, life in the north, the cotton kingdom, life in the South, the Dred Scott decision, a new political party, election of 1860 and secession, the war begins, the fighting begins, the war in the West, and surrender at Appomattox.

 

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World History 1  (10-12)  (3 Semester Hrs)  SS3

      This course includes instruction in the discoveries of prehistoric man, the four great river valleys, the Indus valley, the Vedic age, the Gupta Empire, geographic and cultural features of Chinese history, the ancient Chinese philosophies, and culture during the Zhou, Qin, and Han dynasties.   Also incorporated is teaching about civilizations of the Mediterranean world, the Byzantine empire and Islam, the Middle Ages, Asian, African and early American civilizations, the Renaissance,  strong monarchies, the Tudors and the Stuarts, the French revolution,  Islamic empires, the Ottoman Empire, the Industrial Revolution in Great Britain, and the factory system.  The course will demonstrate studies in the industrial economy, socialists radical changes, advances in technology and communication, advances in science and medicine, how the population grows and becomes more mobile, interest in the social sciences and education, literature, music, and art reflects the spirit of the times, liberal theories of great Britain and its empire, the united states expands, French revolution, the Franco Prussian war, and the nations of Latin America gain Independence.    The course will explain how Italy became a unified nation, how Prussia created a unified and powerful German empire, the Industrialization and Socialism opposition to Bismarck, Russia as a rigid autocracy, Austria-Hungary, Imperialist powers, the European claims in North Africa, the Sudan, South and East Asian, and Latin America.

 

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World History 2  (10-12)  (3 Semester Hrs)  SS4

     The course will explain how Italy became a unified nation, how Prussia created a unified and powerful German empire, the Industrialization and Socialism opposition to Bismarck, Russia as a rigid autocracy, Austria-Hungary, Imperialist powers, the European claims in North Africa, the Sudan, South and East Asian, and Latin America,   The course will demonstrate studies in World War in the twentieth century, Europe’s attempt to regain stability, the cold war that divided Europe, the world after WW II, the soviet union under Khrushchev, challenges facing the united states, the Korean war, and massacre in Tiananmen square.   This course includes instruction in Japan becoming an economic giant, how India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh become independent nations, conflict in Vietnam, Asian nations, African nations, and how the nations of North Africa and the Middle East win their independence. Also incorporated is teaching about Egypt under Sadat, the Iranian revolution, the Gulf War, the political conflicts of many Latin  American nations, Mexico and central America with a different political course, Cuba under Castor, Puerto Rico, the tragedy of Colombia, and the United States trying to maintain the world leadership.

 

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Modern U.S. History 1 (10-12)  (3 Semester Hrs)  SS5

      The course will explain America after slavery, reconstructing the South, restoring southern power, and the people of the plains.   The course will demonstrate studies in ranching, mining, and farming in the west, industrialization, the growth of big business, captains of industry, social Darwinism and the industrialists, the workers’ plight, the revival of labor unions, the railroad strike of 1877, the rise of new unions, and patterns of immigration.    This course includes instruction in city life and problems, settlement houses, beautifying the city, the gilded age, civil service reforms, Cleveland, tariffs and the election of 1888, cultural life, the plight of the farmers, supreme court decisions, and the interstate commerce act,    Also incorporated is teaching the rise and fall of populism, temperance and women's rights, securing the American continent and becoming a world power, United States' new position, the balance of power in east Asia, and the sources of progressivism.

 

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Modern U.S. History 2  (10-12)  (3 Semester Hrs)  SS6

     The course will demonstrate studies in the rise and fall of populism, temperance and women's rights, securing the American continent and becoming a world power, United States' new position, the balance of power in East Asia, and the sources of progressivism.  This course includes instruction in the progressive reforms, consumer protection, varieties of reform, limits of progressivism, the square deal, the Taft presidency, the election of 1912, and Wilson’s progressivism.  Also incorporated is teaching Wilson's other accomplishments, the prelude to war, America enters the war, victory on land and sea, war on the home front, after the war, the Harding years, postwar foreign policy, business normalcy, labor and labor unions, restricting immigration, and scandals among Harding’s advisers.  The course will explain the Coolidge era, the "roaring twenties", causes of the depression, Hoover’s policies, the election of 1932, Roosevelt, and the New Deal.

 

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ECONOMICS

 

 

Economics 1   (11-12)  (3 Semester Hrs)  SS7

     This course includes instruction in the fundamental economic problem of scarcity, the meaning and scope of economics,  basic economic concepts, traditional economy,  command economy, market economy, economic and social goals, trade-offs among goals, capitalism and free enterprise, business organizations, business growth and expansion, nonprofit organizations, labor unions,  demand, and elasticity.  Also incorporated is teaching supply, the theory of production, productivity and cost, practical applications of cost principles,  measures of revenue, marginal analysis, prices as signals, how prices are determined, prices as a system, competition and market structures, market failures, the role of government, the labor movement, and resolving union and management differences,    The course will explain labor and wages, employment trends and issues, the economics of taxation, types of taxes, the federal tax system, state and government revenue sources, local government revenue sources, current tax issues, tax reform in the 1980s and 1990s,  the economics of government spending,  and federal government expenditures.   The course will demonstrate studies in state and local government expenditures, federal deficits and the national debt, the evolution of money, early banking and monetary standards, the gold standard, and the Federal Reserve System.

 

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Economics 2   (11-12)  (3 Semester Hrs)  SS8

     The course will demonstrate studies in state and local government expenditures, federal deficits and the national debt, the evolution of money, early banking and monetary standards, the gold standard, and the Federal Reserve System.    This course includes instruction in savings and the financial system, non-bank financial intermediaries, investing in financial assets, measuring the nation's output, measuring the nation's income, gdp and changes in the price level, business cycles and fluctuations, unemployment, inflation, and poverty and the distribution of income.   Also incorporated is teaching the cost of economic instability, stabilization policies, supply-side policies, monetary policies, barriers to international trade, the free trade movement, the spectrum of economic systems, and the rise and fall of communism.  The course will explain the various faces of capitalism, economic development, obstacles to economic development, a framework for development, the global demand for resources, nonrenewable energy sources, renewable energy sources, and applying the economic way of thinking.

 

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