Tenth-Grade,Second Six Weeks
October 9 - November 22, 2000
English (Am. Lit.)            A
Algebra II/Math Computation   A
American Government           A
Philosophy                    A
Chemistry                     A
Spanish                       B
P.E.                          A
     Writing:  Short story with attention to mood, expository paper on computer shortcuts
     American Literature:  Declaration of Independence in Jefferson's autobiography (Norton's), start of Hamilton's Blessing: The Extraordinary Life and Times of Our National Debt, by John Steele Gordon
     Grammar:  Sentence patterns and punctuation
Algebra - Functions, slope-intercept form of linear two-variable equations
Math Computation - Achieved Grand Facts Master (400 simple addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division problems in less than four minutes), learned speed methods for multiplying two-digit numbers and taking cube and square roots, team competition
American Government - Events preceding the Declaration of Independence, the resulting war, and the new government when it was over
     Geography:  Recognition of state shapes on flash cards (from toy store)
Philosophy - Overview and theology of secular humanism, Marxism/Leninism, cosmic humanism, and Christianity (Understanding the Times, by Noebel)
Chemistry - Naming molecular and ionic compounds
     Lab:  Observation of physical or chemical changes through heating or combining substances
Spanish - Verb conjugation, Dios Llega al Hombre Biblia, fruits and vegetables
P.E. - Practice basketball skills, rebounding, strategies of playing the game, defensive and offensive (e.g., rotation) maneuvers

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