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Curriculum Guide for Grade 10

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Mathematics

  • Origins and uses of geometry
  • Terms, postulates, theorems
  • Sets
  • Nature of proof
  • Inductive and deductive reasoning
  • Ratio and proportion
  • Algebra in geometry
  • Angle relationships
  • Parallel and perpendicular lines
  • Congruent triangles
  • Right triangles
  • Pythagorean Theorem
  • Circles
  • Polygons
  • Relationships between circles and polygons
  • Mensuration theory
  • Measurement of geometric figures
  • Simple constructions
  • Loci
  • Transformational geometry
  • Introduction of symbolic logic
  • Coordinate geometry
  • Trigonometric functions of angles greater than 90 degrees
  • Special angle relationships
  • Problem solving with geometry
Language Arts

Language Arts

  • American literary heritage
  • Cross-cultural literature
  • Folklore and ballads
  • Regional customs, traditions, folkways, and language
  • Literary interpretation and critique
  • Novel, short story, and essay
  • Understanding poetry: lyric poetry, and the sonnet
  • Drama
  • Distinguishing between fact and opinion
  • Persuasion and argumentation
  • Listening skills
  • Public speaking and debate
  • Extending dictionary skills
  • History of the alphabet
  • Vocabulary and etymology
  • Geographical dialects
  • Grammar
  • History of writing
  • Techniques of writing
  • Journal writing
  • Writing short stories, poetry, and plays
  • Writing term papers
  • Constructing footnotes


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Science

  • Characteristics of life
  • Classification
  • History of plants and animals
  • Microscopic life
  • Simple organisms: algae, bacteria, fungi
  • Vertebrate life
  • Mammals and birds
  • Plant life
  • Photosynthesis
  • Cells
  • Protein synthesis
  • Genetics and heredity
  • DNA-RNA
  • Genetic engineering
  • Reproduction and growth
  • Human biology
  • Nutrition and digestion
  • Behavior
  • Conservation of human resources
  • Environmental issues
  • Energy in ecosystems
  • Scientific method
  • Biology and space travel
  • Disease and disease control
       

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Social Studies

  • Prehistoric peoples
  • The earliest civilizations
  • The early Greeks
  • Early India and China
  • The Islamic world
  • The Middle Ages
  • African civilizations
  • Civilization in the Americas
  • The Renaissance
  • The rise and fall of monarchies
  • Birth of modern democracy
  • The French Revolution
  • The Industrial Revolution
  • Nationalism
  • Imperialism
  • Science and industry
  • The world wars
    • World War I
    • Between world wars
    • World War II
  • The Cold War
  • The Vietnam War
  • The search for peace
  • Democratic ideals and values
  • The rise and fall of Communism
  • The collapse of the Soviet Union
  • World interdependence
  • World problems and issues
  • Role of women in today's societies