11th Grade

11th Grade Curriculum

Math – Algebra 2

Algebra 2 –  is made up of five instructional components:

  • Introduction of the New Increment
  • Examples with Complete Solutions
  • Practice of the Increment
  • Daily Problem Set
  • and Cumulative Tests.

Lesson reference numbers are included with the Daily Problem Sets, identifying lessons students can review if they have difficulty in solving the problems. Algebra 2 not only treats topics that are traditionally covered in second-year algebra, but also covers a considerable amount of geometry. Time is spent developing geometric concepts and writing proof outlines. Students completing Algebra 2 will have studied the equivalent of one semester of informal geometry. Applications to subjects such as physics and chemistry, as well as real-world problems, are also covered. The Test Masters include complete solutions for all tests, and solutions for all practice problems are included in the Solutions Manual.

Algebra 2 includes such topics as:

  • graphical solution of simultaneous equations
  • basic trigonometric functions
  • scientific notation
  • radicals
  • conic sections
  • roots of quadratic equations, including complex roots
  • properties of real numbers
  • geometric proofs
  • factoring
  • inequalities and systems of inequalities
  • logarithms and antilogarithms
  • exponential equations
  • algebra of polynomials
  • vectors
  • algebraic word problems
  • gas law
  • set theory


Literature American Experience – Literature is organized chronologically to present the literature of the United States in a historical context. The following list shows
the units and sections within each unit.
  • The New Land: Native American Voices, Living in the New Land
  • The Revolutionary Period
  • A Growing Nation
  • New England Renaissance: The Transcendentalists, New England Poets
  • Division, War and Reconciliation
  • Realism and the Frontier: Prose, Poetry
  • The Modern Age: FictionNonfiction, Poetry
  • The Harlem Renaissance Contemporary Writers: Fiction
  • Nonfiction, Poetry
  • Drama
Features at the end of the selection are designed to foster comprehension and encourage constructive response, either personal or literary. The study questions are built
upon three levels of comprehension: the literal, the interpretive, and the applied. These features encourage the growth of skills needed by students to become independent

Social Studies – Government

American Government – Hailed as a stellar educational resource for nearly a century, Magruder’s American Government . The program’s engaging narrative is enhanced with numerous primary sources, political cartoons, charts, graphs, and photos, making the structure and principals of government accessible and motivating to students of all abilities. Some of the topics that are covered are:

  • Foundations of American Government
  • Political Behavior: Government By the People
  • The Legislative Branch,
  • The Executive Branch
  • The Judicial Branch
  • Comparative Political and Economic Systems
  • Participating in State and Local Government.


Science – Chemistry

Chemistry – is a full color hardcover edition covering this content:


  • The Nature of Chemistry
  • The Structure of Matter
  • Interactions of Matter
  • Interactions of Matter
  • Stoichiometry
  • States of Matter
  • Chemical Equilibrium
  • Acids and Bases
  • Redox Chemistry
  • Kinetics and Thermodynamics
  • Chemistry and our World.

Fine Arts –

Art History

Art History – This course will give the student a comprehensive and practical view of the history and development of art. Relevant art and architecture beginning around 15,000 B.C. and proceeding through the present is discussed. In order to fully appreciate these works of art, it’s helpful to have a fundamental knowledge of how art is made and of why we like it. For this reason, the first lesson focuses on explaining the various processes for making art and how students can be knowledgeable art critics. Each of the remaining five lessons, in chronological order, takes a look at the great art of that particular era.


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