Tenth Grade

Tenth Grade

Meet the teachers

Kristi Kosik
10th Grade
John Zwart
10th Grade

What will my child learn?

  • Bible
  • English
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Computer
  • History
  • Chemistry
  • Fine Arts

Bible

  • Total Credits: 1
  • Click here for a complete outline of our bible curriculum.

English

  • Academic English, Total Credits: 1
    • Focuses on American Literature
    • 400 vocabulary words
    • Step by step approach to writing a research paper, a literary analysis, multiple essays of varying styles
    • Students also read at least seven novels by American authors
  • Honors English, Total Credits: 1
    • 400 vocabulary words with a cumulative test at the end of the year.
    • Focuses on American Literature.
    • Reading of at least eight novels together during the year all written by American authors. Examples of the novels assigned include, Uncle Tom's Cabin, Scarlet Letter, Deerslayer, To Kill a Mockingbird, O Pioneers, and The Great Gatsby.
    • We cover American Literature from the time of the American Indians to modern American literature. Writing assignments vary based on the literature. Some grammar is taught.

Math

  • Academic Geometry, Total Credits: 1
    • Students will learn the basics of geometry including vocabulary and theorems, completing formal proofs, relationships between figures ranging from one to three dimensional space. Polygons will be used throughout the course with an emphasis on triangles, quadrilaterals, and circles. In addition, students will periodically review basic algebra concepts to maintain skills from previous years.
  • Honors Geometry or Honors Algebra II

Computer

  • Our computer lab is equipped with thirty-one networked computers and various computer software programs. Our high school library has five computers available for student use.
  • Desktop Publishing - Students will learn to assemble reading material in interesting and professional ways, as well as learning to prepare this information for printing.

World History I & Honors World History I

  • Total Credits: 1
  • Study of World History from creation up until the 1600's.
  • Topics Covered:
    • The Ancient World: Foundations of world history, early civilizations, Greeks and Romans
    • The Eastern World: Byzantine and Islamic Empires, civilizations of Asia and Africa
    • The Medieval World: Medieval Europe
    • The Awakening World: Renaissance, Reformation, exploration and discovery

Science

  • Total Credits: 1
  • Academic Chemistry
    • Scientific Method
    • Classification of Matter
    • Energy in Matter
    • Atomic Models
    • Periodic Table
    • Periodic Trends
    • Descriptive Chemistry
    • Chemical Bonds
    • Oxidation Numbers
    • Nomenclature
    • The Mole
    • Writing Chemical Equations
    • Balancing Chemical Equations
    • Stoichiometry
    • Gas Laws
    • Properties of Solids and Liquids
    • Solutions
    • Acids, Bases, and Salts
  • Honors Chemistry
    • Honors chemistry receives the same information, but at a faster pace. Students receive more assessments and labs than Academic Chemistry.

Fine Art

  • Band
  • Choir
  • Hand bells
  • Music theory
  • Private instrumental lessons available
  • Click here to learn more about our music program
  • Click here to learn more about our art program