9th Grade Curriculum
Math – Algebra 1
Algebra 1 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. Algebra 1 covers topics typically treated in a first-year algebra course.
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Literature is organized by genre to encourage comprehensive study of the types of literature. The following list shows the units and sections within each unit.
- The Short Story: Plot, Character, Point of View, Setting, and Theme
- Drama: One-act Plays, a full-length play
- Nonfiction: Biographies and Personal Accounts, Essays for Enjoyment, Essays in the Content Areas
- Poetry: Narrative Poetry, Lyric Poetry, Imagery and Figurative Language, Facets of Nature, Perceptions, and Choices
- American Myths, Legends, and Folktales
- The Novel: A Complete Novel
Workbook – 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 readers.
English Composition – all aspects of the writing process. This program offers a complete course in the fundamentals of writing. It begins with thorough instruction in the writing process, which serves as a springboard for teaching students how to write. The full-color hardcover text contains examples of real-world writing, clearly defined examples, controlled vocabulary support, and ample review opportunities that allow students to reinforce their understanding of English composition.
Features: Helps to develop student’s writing skills from simple sentences to persuasive essays. Teaches the five steps of the writing process with a comprehensive step-by-step approach. Makes content accessible for all students with essential vocabulary support for each chapter. Exposes students to different types of writing with examples of real-world writing.
Table of Contents:
- The Writing Process
- Writing Sentence
- Writing Paragraphs
- Paragraphs With a Purpose
- Writing an Essay
- Practical Writing
- Writing in School
- Imaginative Writing.
The Student Text Builds students knowledge in critical content areas and features controlled vocabulary support, high-interest graphics, and easy-to-read text. The Student Workbook fosters content understanding and skill development and retention through practice worksheets and critical-thinking questions that are correlated to selected lessons in the Student Edition.
United States History
US History – Meet the way you teach and the way your students learn with various pathways into the content for all levels and types of learners. Built around the Understanding by Design® model, this program uses Essential Questions to stimulate conversation, emphasize source analysis and hands-on learning. America: United States History helps students achieve an Enduring Understanding of America’s past and why it remains important to us today.
Science – Physical Science
Physical Science – This module offers a deep study of physical science with modern theories and applications into our real industry. The concepts and principles that students have learned so far are being applied to explore the tremendous variety of industrial and economic benefits of our days. Students will advance deeper into properties of matter, motions and forces, conservation of energy, waves, nuclear processes, nuclear and fossil fuels, sound waves, electricity, magnetism.
Health – Health Students will: describe the causes, symptoms, and treatment of eating disorders.examine issues related to death and grieving.
discuss health-related social issues such as organ donation and homelessness. analyze strategies to prevent suicides. examine causes and effects of stress. develop strategies for managing stress, anxiety and depression. implement a program of personal health maintenance. examine issues relating to communicable disease, and analyze causes of substance abuse.