GRADE_9

Curriculum Guide for Grade 9

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Mathematics

Algebra 1
  • Absolute value
  • Sets and their relationships
  • Properties of polynomial forms
  • Equations
  • Signed numbers
  • Fundamental operations
  • Equations of the first degree
  • Ratio, proportion, variation
  • Relations and functions
  • Special products and factoring
  • Fractions and fractional equations
  • Square roots
  • Radicals
  • Quadratic equations
  • Elements of probability


General mathematics
  • Ratio and proportion
  • Basic concepts of statistics
  • Mathematical vocabulary
  • irect and indirect measurement
  • Banks and banking
  • Investment
  • Budgeting
  • Insurance
  • Taxation
  • Graphs and tables
  • Informal geometry
  • Elementary algebra
  • Customary and metric measurement


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Science

  • Earth's history
  • Earth science
  • Ecology and environment
  • Weather and climate
  • Air and air pressure
  • Air masses and fronts
  • Water and its uses
  • Erosion
  • Air and water pollution
  • Heats and fuels
  • Electricity and electronics
  • Solar and nuclear energy
  • Nature and uses of light
  • Simple and complex machines
  • Atomic structure
  • Chemistry of matter
  • Molecular theory
  • Nature and use of chemicals
  • Metals and plastics
  • Space and astronomy
  • Space travel
  • Nature and causes of disease


Language Arts

Language Arts

  • Evaluating material for accuracy
  • Reading the newspaper
  • Analyzing propaganda
  • Advertising
  • Drama and film
  • Analyzing poetry
  • Dramatic poetry
  • Using poetry anthologies
  • Novel and short story
  • Folklore and myths
  • Structure of a play
  • Parable and allegory
  • Interpretation of literature
  • Listening skills
  • Effective discussion techniques and questioning skills
  • Preparing a speech
  • Public speaking and debate
  • The unabridged dictionary
  • Vocabulary
  • Foreign words used in English
  • Grammar
  • Fundamentals of composition
  • Report writing
  • Extended reference skills
  • Special indexes

     
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Social Studies

  • Basic human communities
  • Community, state, and national government
  • Political parties and elections
  • Comparative cultures and religions
  • African American, Hispanic, and other ethnic studies
  • Urban studies
  • Women in our history
  • Conservation, including human conservation
  • Resource management
  • Elementary economics
  • Labor and management
  • Taxation
  • Foundations of American democracy
  • U. S. Constitution
  • Rights and responsibilities of good citizenship
  • United Nations
  • World geography
  • Advanced map and globe skills