CURRICULUM GUIDE FOR GRADE 11

ARTS

    Note about high school arts curriculum: High school curriculum generally requires some sort of study and credit in the arts. Most schools offer experiences and study in a variety of areas in the arts. Some examples are:

    • Ÿ Animation
    • Ÿ Architecture
    • Ÿ Casting
    • Ÿ Ceramics
    • Ÿ Choral music
    • Ÿ Computer graphics and applications
    • Ÿ Construction
    • Ÿ Dance or other creative movement
    • Ÿ Digital arts
    • Ÿ Drama (including mime, storytelling, and technical aspects of theater)
    • Ÿ Drawing
    • Ÿ Film
    • Ÿ Graphic design
    • Ÿ Improvisational music
    • Ÿ Instrumental music
    • Ÿ Metal Sculpture
    • Ÿ Mosaics
    • Ÿ Painting
    • Ÿ Photography
    • Ÿ Printmaking
    • Ÿ Sculpture
    • Ÿ Textiles and fiber art

    In the study and practice of any of the performance or visual arts, students encounter such topics as:

    • Ÿ Watching, listening, and responding to works of art
    • Ÿ Background and elements of particular art form
    • Ÿ Understanding of the processes and techniques of particular forms
    • Ÿ Principles of design
    • Ÿ Vocabulary of particular art forms
    • Ÿ Interpretation, analysis, and evaluation of works of art
    • Ÿ Reflecting on own experiences and creations or performances
    • Ÿ Art history
    • Ÿ Well-known artists and works of visual or performing art form
    • Ÿ Cultural contexts and expressions of art
    • Ÿ Style, materials, and techniques used in a work of art
    • Ÿ Generating questions about a work of art
    • Ÿ Considering messages and purposes of a particular work of art
    • Ÿ Responding orally, in writing, or some other way to works of art
    • Ÿ Reflecting on the contributions of artists to society
    • Ÿ Careers in art
    • Ÿ Discipline and mindset for improving and developing skills in art
    • Ÿ Fostering of creativity and self-expression
    • Ÿ Development of artistic awareness, imagination, perception, skill
    • Ÿ Experimenting with a variety of media, forms, and techniques
    • Ÿ Solving design problems
    • Ÿ Use of digital media and tools for producing, viewing, or responding to art
    • Ÿ Polishing and furthering personal skills in a chosen area of art
    • Ÿ Participation in collaborative discussions about works of art
    • Ÿ Participation in collaborative creation of works of art
    • Ÿ Proper safety procedures for activities in the specific arts

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HEALTH AND SAFETY
  • Gaining, analyzing, and applying health information
  • Knowledge about and use of available health services
  • Health choices and long-term consequences of choices
  • Benefits of, practices for, and personal responsibility for health
  • Personal health profile and plan
  • Interrelationships of physical, mental, and social health
  • Impacts of social pressures on physical, emotional, and social health
  • Marketing and advertising effects on health behavior
  • Structure, functions, and interdependence of major body systems
  • Causes and effects of poor body image
  • Eating disorders and their prevention and treatment
  • Changes in anatomy during puberty
  • Role of hormones in growth, development, and personal health
  • Reproductive processes; healthy development of fetus
  • Consequences of sexual activity
  • Strategies to resist pressures to become sexually active
  • ofhealthy relationships and dating behaviors
  • Lifelong strategies for identifying and preventing depression and anxiety
  • Myths and facts related to disease transmission and prevention
  • Laws relating to tobacco, alcohol, drugs, and other controlled substances
  • Treatment options for drug and other addictions
  • Basic safety rules for daily and recreational activities
  • Understanding of first-aid procedures and emergency response
  • Use, abuse, and effects of medications, tobacco, alcohol, and other controlled substances
  • Relationship between tobacco, alcohol, or illegal drugs and such unsafe situations as date rape, sexually-transmitted disease, and drinking and driving
  • Preventing the use of tobacco, alcohol, and illegal drugs
  • Prevention of and response to deliberate and accidental injuries
  • Reasons and ways to avoid violence, gangs, weapons, and drugs
  • Skills to identify, avoid, report, and cope with potentially dangerous situations
  • Positive and negative characteristics of social groups, gangs, clubs, cliques
  • Development of self-confidence, self-esteem, and self-control
  • Appropriate ways to express emotions
  • Positive social interactions with peers, in home, and in the community
  • Bullying, alternative behaviors to bullying, and appropriate responses to bullying
  • Strategies for resolving conflicts with peers and others
  • Getting personal support from family

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Language Arts
  • Cite evidence from text to support analysis of both explicit and implicit messages within the text
  • Cite evidence from text to support analysis of primary and secondary sources
  • Identify the theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development
  • Identify in detail a series of events described and the relationships among them
  • Summarize literary and informational or explanatory texts
  • Follow a multistep procedure when performing science or technical tasks
  • Compare and contrast treatments of the same topic in several sources
  • Analyze how the author’s choices effect the development of a story
  • Analyze how a text makes connections among individuals, events, or ideas
  • Analyze how a complex primary source is structured
  • Determine meanings and effects of words, phrases, or symbols as used in a text
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the structure of a work in furthering the key ideas or argument
  • Analyze how the structure of parts of a text contribute to the overall meaning Analyze a work that uses satire, sarcasm, irony, or understatement
  • Determine author’s purpose or point of view and how rhetoric is used to advance that purpose or point of view
  • Analyze multiple interpretations of a story, drama, or poem
  • Compare the point of view or claims of two or more authors on similar topics
  • Show knowledge of 18th-, 19th-, and 20th-century foundational works of American (or home country) literature•Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information in different formats
  • Integrate information from diverse primary and secondary sources
  • Analyze whether an author supports a claim with sound reasoning and sufficient evidence
  • Analyze and evaluate 17th-, 18th-, and 19th-century foundational U.S. literary and historical documents (or similar documents from appropriate periods for home country)
  • Evaluate the hypotheses, data, analysis, and conclusions of a science or technical text
  • By the end of the academic year, read and understand grade-level literary and informational texts (including history/social studies, science, and technical subjects) independently and with proficiency
  • Participate in collaborative discussions on a variety of grade-level topics
  • Express ideas clearly and respectfully in group discussions
  • Follow agreed-upon rules and preparation procedures for discussions
  • Ask questions and respond to others, building on others’ ideas
  • Integrate into speech preparation diverse sources of information in a variety of formats
  • Evaluate a speaker’s point of view, reasoning, and use of rhetoric and evidence
  • Identify an argument, claims; evaluate the soundness of reasoning and evidence
  • Present claims or information in logical sequence supported with relevant facts and details
  • Use clear pronunciation and appropriate eye contact and volume when speaking
  • Add multimedia and visual components to clarify ideas in presentations
  • Adapt speech to a variety of tasks, showing command of formal English
  • Use context clues to determine word and phrase meanings
  • Use word structure clues to determine meanings of unknown words
  • Use relationships between words to better understand each word’s meaning
  • Use references (print and digital) to determine or verify a word’s meanings, or to find its pronunciation or part of speech
  • Interpret and use figurative language in context
  • Distinguish shades of meaning among related words
  • Analyze nuances in the meaning of words with similar denotatio
  • Distinguish among connotations of words with similar denotations
  • Learn and use grade-level general academic vocabulary
  • Show a command of conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking
  • Correctly use conventions of English when writing (capitalization, punctuation, and spelling)
  • Make effective choices of language for meaning and style when writing or speaking
  • Know the difference between formal and informal English and when to use each
  • Write arguments supported with clear reasons and relevant evidence, including arguments in history, social studies, science, and technical topics
  • Write informative or explanatory pieces developed with relevant details, including arguments in history, social studies, science, and technical topics
  • Write narrations that include details, put events in order, and provide a conclusion
  • Produce writing appropriate to the task, purpose, and audience
  • Strengthen writing by getting feedback, revising, editing, and rewriting
  • Add dialogue and descriptions to develop characters and events
  • Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing
  • Contribute to collaborative group writing projects
  • Conduct short and sustained research projects on a topic through investigation
  • Draw and cite evidence from a variety of texts to support analysis
  • Assess the credibility and accuracy of sources
  • Quote or paraphrase data and conclusions while avoiding plagiarism
  • Include evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis
  • Regularly produce clear writing for a variety of tasks, purposes, and audiences (including writing in history/social studies, science, and technical subjects)

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MATHEMATICS
  • The complex number system
  • Operations with complex numbers
  • Exponents, including rational exponents
  • Expressions in radical and exponent form
  • Rewriting rational expressions in equivalent forms
  • Arithmetic operations on polynomials
  • Polynomial identities and equations
  • Structure of expressions
  • Expressions in equivalent forms to solve problems
  • Equations and inequalities in one variable
  • Reasoning and problem solving with equations and inequalities
  • Graphic representations of equations and inequalities
  • Quadratic equations
  • Number and type of solutions of a quadratic equation
  • Systems of equations
  • Graphic representations of systems of equations
  • Concept of a function
  • Function notation
  • Inverse functions
  • Interpreting and describing functions from models
  • Building functions to show a relationship between two quantities
  • Writing functions in different forms
  • Comparing properties of two functions
  • Rate of change of a function
  • Inverse functions
  • Linear functions
  • Quadratic functions
  • Exponential functions
  • Trigonometric functions
  • Logarithmic functions
  • Graphing functions
  • Building new functions from existing functions
  • Parameters of functions from a graph
  • Modeling periodic phenomena with trigonometric functions
  • Proving the trigonometric identities
  • Translating between the geometric description and the equation for a conic section
  • Modeling a bivariate data set with a function

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SCIENCE
  • Structure and properties of matter
  • Physical and chemical properties of substances
  • Atomic structure and formation
  • Historical development of atomic theory
  • Electrical forces within and between atoms
  • Molecular structure
  • Molecular behavior
  • Periodic Table
  • Properties of elements
  • Physical properties of substances
  • Physical changes
  • Mixtures
  • Solutions, solubility, and precipitation
  • Acids, bases, and electrolytes
  • Chemical properties of elements
  • Chemical reactions and energy
  • Changes during chemical reactions
  • Describing and predicting chemical reactions
  • Acid-base reactions
  • Oxidation-reduction reactions
  • Chemical kinetics
  • Moles and stoichiometry
  • Chemical equilibrium
  • Chemical bonding
  • Chemical formulas and equations
  • Nuclear processes
  • Nuclear energy and radioactivity
  • Radioactive decay
  • Carbon chemistry
  • Organic compounds and reactions
  • Safe practices during investigation

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SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Civilizations of indigenous nations in North America
  • Explorations of the Americas
  • European colonization of America
  • Effects of colonization on indigenous people
  • Mayflower Compact
  • Independence movement
  • American Revolution
  • Founding documents
  • Principles and values of the new democratic government
  • Challenges of the new government
  • Drafting and ratification of the Constitution
  • Federalists and anti-federalists
  • Economic expansion; agricultural and industrial growth (1792-1861)
  • Conquest of indigenous people and Mexican territory
  • Regional and ethnic divisions and reform movements
  • Jeffersonian Era
  • Louisiana Purchase
  • Slavery and abolition
  • Conflicts between the North and South
  • Civil War and Reconstruction
  • African-American struggle for rights
  • Voting rights
  • Industrialization (1870-1920)
  • Growth as an industrial and global power
  • Immigration
  • Class and ethnic conflicts
  • The Progressive Era
  • Urbanization
  • World WarI: causes, events, and effects
  • The Great Depression
  • The New Deal
  • World War II: causes, events, U.S. role, impacts
  • Post World War II and the Cold War
  • Vietnam War and protests
  • Civil Rights movements
  • Changes in policies about Native Americans
  • Era of geopolitical dynamics and a global economy
  • Impact of technological innovations on society
  • U.S. identity, roles, and values in the world (1980-present)
  • National security
  • Current domestic and foreign policy
  • Global interdependence and cooperation
  • Current national and global issues (human rights, terrorism, environment, poverty, hunger, refugees, resource scarcity, genocide, etc.

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TECHNOLOGY

    General goal for high school students: Use technology within all content areas to collaborate, communicate, generate innovative ideas, create original works, and investigate and solve problems.

    • Demonstrating proficient keyboarding skills
    • Understanding of operating system tools, applications, and storage devices
    • Use of a variety of common applications and productivity tools
    • Creating products combining text, images, sound, music, and video
    • Creating and publishing stories, games, animations, problems, and solutions
    • Creating Web pages
    • Use of spreadsheet and concept-mapping software
    • Use of interactive tools to design polls or surveys to gather data
    • Making contributions to blogs, wikis, and other digital collaborative forums
    • Use of online databases or simulation software to interpret and predict trends
    • Increasing knowledge about many cultures through digital content
    • Communicating with multiple audiences through a variety of formats and media
    • Increasing understanding of a local or global issue
    • Researching and using information fluently
    • Choosing appropriate search engines, directories, and online applications
    • Selecting appropriate, relevant sources for a purpose or audience
    • Analysis and synthesis of information to make decisions or develop solutions
    • Assessing the credibility and validity of online sources
    • Use of bibliography tools to cite sources from digital sources
    • Reporting and sharing results or solutions
    • Exploring ways to receive feedback from multiple, appropriate audiences
    • Demonstrate understanding and avoidance of potential online dangers
    • Understanding health hazards of frequent technology use
    • Demonstrating safe and legal use of online sites and information
    • Use of passwords, virus prevention, and other protective procedures
    • Understanding risks of social networking sites; safe sharing of personal information online
    • Understanding privacy issues and how data are kept and available publicly
    • Practicing ethical and respectful behavior online
    • Careful, responsible use and maintenance of digital equipment
    • Demonstrating openness to learning new technologies and procedure