Tenth-Grade Academics, Third Six Weeks
November 27, 2000 - January 25, 2001
English (Am. Lit.)            A
Algebra II/Math Computation   A
American Government           A
Philosophy                    A
Chemistry                     A
German                        A
P.E.                          A
     Writing:  Original The New and Improved Miles Standish spoof, and detective short story
     American Literature:  The Constitution  (Preamble, Article I, and part of Article II), samples of Washington Irving (and on cassette),  Poe, Hawthorne, Longfellow, Whittier, Emerson
     Grammar:  Participles, verbals
Algebra - Graphing, linear equations, slope, intercept, and simultaneous equations
Math Computation  – Team competition, factoring numbers up to 100, mental multiplication of fractions
American Government - Articles of Confederation,
Constitutional Convention, The Federalist Papers
     Geography:  Drew the 48 states by memory
Philosophy - Secular humanism, refutation of humanism, Marxism, vocabulary (ontology, epistemology, metaphysics)
Chemistry - Balancing equations, converting moles to grams, gas laws
     Lab:  Making molar aqueous solutions, combining elements and/or compounds for observation of physical or chemical changes, single displacement reactions
Spanish - Reading drills, adapted dialogs, Alla el Rancho Grande.  End of Spanish.
German - Question words, colors, and some nouns (Learnables method)
P.E. (Basketball) - Offensive 3 - 2, high-low strategy

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