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Scope & Sequence
2017 Curriculum Overview by GRADE

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Contents
29 Secondary
29 Grade 7
32 Grade 8
35 Grade 9
38 Grade 10
41 Grade 11
44 Grade 12
47 Bible Modules
Grade 7
Bible Truths Bible Content
• A complete study of Christ’s life,
Special Studies
• The Romans, Herod, Jewish
4th Edition including events and topical leaders, Jewish holidays, the
studies of the Lord’s teaching Crucifixion, Israel, Sea of Galilee
• Includes brand new unit on the
Memory Verses
Sermon on the Mount
• 84 verses
Applying the Bible to Life Number of Lessons
• Focuses on the character traits
• Single-column; 7 units divided
Christ taught and embodied
into continuous sections

Life Science • Foundations of Life Science:
definition of science, modeling,
nutrition, and reproduction;
importance of protists; struc-
ecological pyramids; organ-
ism relationships, competition,
4th Edition thinking scientifically, limitations ture, nutrition, and importance camouflage, warning coloration,
of science, biblical vs. naturalistic of fungi; plant structure; water mimicry, predation, symbiosis,
worldview; scientific method; movement, gas exchange, and parasitism; natural resources,
characteristics of life, cell theory, photosynthesis in plants; plant agriculture, endangered species,
molecules and life; classifica- growth and hormones; plant extinction, human population
tion of life; cell structure and tropisms, nastic movements, and changes, conservation, pollution
function, cellular respiration, photoperiodism; plant classifica- • The complex design of the
photosynthesis tion and life cycles; sexual and human body: structure and
• Heredity and the origin of life: asexual reproduction in plants; function of skin, burns; structure
genes and cell division, mitosis flower structure, seeds, and and function of skeletal system,
and meiosis, asexual and sexual pollination fractures, joints; types of muscles,
reproduction; DNA replication, • The animal kingdom: sponges, muscle physiology; homeosta-
RNA transcription, protein syn- cnidarians, flatworms, round- sis, types of blood cells, blood
thesis; Mendelian genetics, ge- worms, earthworms, mollusks, clotting, blood types, blood
netic crosses, variations on simple echinoderms, arthropods; plasma; blood vessels, heart
genetics; genetic disorders; endotherms and ectotherms, structure, flow of blood through
gene mutations, chromosomal body systems in vertebrates; fish, heart, blood pressure; immune
changes, genetic engineering, amphibians, metamorphosis, system, organ transplants; aller-
cloning, stem cell technology; reptiles; birds, mammals, clas- gies, autoimmune diseases, and
biblical Creationism, nonliteral sification of mammals; animal AIDS; excretory system; anatomy,
views of Creation, age of the behavior, external and internal physiology, and disorders of the
earth, the Flood, fossils; history of fertilization, egg structure respiratory system; anatomy and
evolutionary theory, mutations and development, placental physiology of the digestive sys-
and evolution, evolutionary fam- reproduction tem, chemical digestion; nervous
ily trees, speciation • Interactions in the environment: system, reflexes, brain anatomy,
• Microbiology and plant biology: ecosystems, biomes, abiotic envi- sense organs; hormones and
archaebacteria vs. eubacteria; ronment, water cycle, succession; endocrine glands, puberty; me-
bacterial structure, reproduc- biotic community, populations, tabolism, nutrition; psychoactive
tion and importance; antibiotic carbon and oxygen cycles, drugs, smoking, addiction; spread
resistance in bacteria; viruses; nitrogen cycle, limiting factors; of disease, protection against
protozoan movement, nutrition, circadian rhythms, seasonal disease
and reproduction; algal structure, rhythms; food chains, food webs,

World Studies Topic
• World cultures (Creation to the
Government
• Comparative world governments
Religion
• Historical comparison of world
3rd Edition present) in history religions (especially Islam) to
Christianity
Geography Economics
• Influence of geography on the • Comparative economics histori- Culture
development of civilizations cally and geographically • Arts; sciences; ways of life in the
past and the present
History
NEW • Chronological and cultural ap-
proach to world studies

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Fundamentals • Whole numbers: comparing and
ordering; estimating; opera-
• Using percents: enlargement and
reduction; sales tax; discounts;
permutations; probability; mean,
median and mode; circle, bar,
of Math tions; exponents; roots of perfect sale price; simple interest; com- and line graphs; histograms; box-
2nd Edition squares mission; percent change and-whisker plots; stem-and-leaf
• Decimals: comparing and • Measurements: customary units diagrams
ordering; rounding; approximat- of length, capacity, and weight; SI • Integers: ordering; operations;
ing square roots; operations; (metric) units of length, capacity, applying order of operations;
estimating square roots; scientific and mass; renaming metric units; expansion to and properties of
notation time zones; temperature conver- the real numbers
• Number theory: divisibility; fac- sions; precision • Algebra: evaluating expressions;
tors; prime and composite num- • Geometry: measuring angles; solving one- and two-step equa-
bers; GCD and LCM; converting pairs of angles; perpendicular tions; solving one- and two-step
to and adding in other number and parallel lines; transversal of inequalities
bases parallel lines; polygons; circle; • Relations and functions:
• Fractions: equivalent fractions; perimeter and circumference; coordinate plane; functions and
mixed numbers; comparing and Pythagorean theorem; congruent function rules; graphing linear
ordering; operations; order of and similar figures functions; slope; translation of
operations • Area and volume: area of quad- figures in a plane
• Rational numbers: ratio and rilaterals, triangles, and circles; • Logic and set theory: statements
proportion; solving proportions; areas of similar figures; surface and negations; compound and
scale drawings; decimals as area of prisms, cylinders, and conditional statements and
rational numbers; finding a per- pyramids; volume of prisms and negations; truth tables; sets and
cent (part) of a number; finding cylinders subsets; union and intersection of
the percent; finding the whole • Probability and statistics: fun- sets; finite and infinite sets
amount damental principle of counting;

Pre-Algebra • Integers: absolute value; opera-
tions; exponents; order of opera-
• Operations on rational numbers:
operations; evaluating and
radicals; equations of the form
ax2+b=c; Pythagorean theorem;
2nd Edition tions; scientific notation simplifying expressions; solving operations with radicals; cube
• Expressions: real-number prop- equations involving rationals; roots
erties; evaluating and simplifying operations in scientific notation • Geometry: pairs of angles; poly-
expressions; translating word • Percents: solving percent equa- gons; perimeter and circumfer-
phrases; rounding and estimating tions; applying percents; scales; ence; congruence and similarity;
results of operations discount, markup, commissions, 30–60 and 45–45 right triangle
• Equations: solving two-step tips, and interest (including com- ratios; distance and midpoint
equations; removal of parenthe- pound); percent change formulas; symmetry and
ses; subsets of the real numbers; • Applications: equations with transformation
irrational numbers; solving linear variables on both sides; writing • Areas and volumes: areas of
inequalities; applying equations and solving equations and quadrilaterals, triangles, and
and inequalities inequalities circles; relation of lengths and
• Number theory: prime factoriza- • Relations and functions: coordi- areas of similar regions; surface
tion; GCD and LCM; arithmetic nate plane; functions; graphing areas of prisms, cylinders, pyra-
and geometric sequences; linear functions and linear in- mids, cones, and spheres
number bases other than 10, in- equalities; slope; direct variation • Polynomials: definition of a
cluding hexadecimal; operations • Statistics and probability: popu- polynomial; operations with
in other bases lation and sample; mean, median, polynomials, including multiply-
• Rational numbers: forms of; and mode; scatterplot; quartiles; ing binomials and dividing a
ordering fractions and decimals; box-and-whisker; stem-and-leaf; polynomial by a monomial
decimal equivalents of fractions; histograms; choosing the correct
conversion of repeating decimals type of graph; permutations;
to fractions; ratios and propor- combinations; probability
tions; subsets and properties of • Radicals: square roots; radi-
real numbers cal equations; equations with

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Writing & Grammar Parts of Speech (and Verbals)
• Noun; pronoun; verb; simple
Usage
• Subject/verb agreement; pro-
• Narration: family tradition report,
drama scene
3rd Edition and perfect tenses; adjective; noun/antecedent agreement; • Persuasion: letter to editor
adverb; preposition; conjunction; pronoun reference; troublesome • Poetry: sound poem
interjection words (homophones, homonyms,
etc.) Study & Reference Skills
Sentence Structure • Dictionary: guide words, entry
• Sentence patterns: S-InV, Writing Skills word, syllabification, pronuncia-
S-TrV-DO, S-TrV-IO-DO, S-LV-PN, • Writing process: planning, draft- tion, definition, function label,
S-LV-PA; introduction to ing, revising and proofreading, etymology; library: types of mate-
dependent clauses; sentence publishing; paragraph develop- rials, call number, alphabetizing,
types: declarative, interrogative, ment: fact, example, statistic, Dewey decimal system, Library
imperative, exclamatory; clause incident/anecdote, sensory detail, of Congress system, card catalog,
structure: simple, compound, reason; paragraph organization: computer catalog; reference
complex; sentence errors: frag- chronological, spatial, order of tools; parts of a book; scheduling
ments, comma splices, fused importance; style: precise words, study time; memory techniques;
sentences showing; not telling reading comprehension: defini-
Mechanics Examples of Writing Projects tions, restatements, examples,
• Capitalization; punctuation; • Description: biographical sketch word parts; test-taking strategies:
spelling classroom tests, standardized
• Exposition: in-class essay, science
tests
report evaluation

Explorations Approach
• Thematic
• Cultures represented: American,
English, Russian, New Zealand
to interpretive to critical to ap-
preciative and guide the students
in Literature in evaluating the literature and
Organization Features
4th Edition • Six themes: courage, nature and • The book contains introductory
applying the associated concepts.
Unit Review pages ask questions
man, generosity, our land, humil- essays that acquaint the student
about key terms and concepts.
ity, family with the unit themes. Selections
The text also includes short bio-
within each of the units require
Content graphical sketches of individual
reading with discernment, a goal
• Genres represented: fables, authors.
toward which all literature teach-
drama, poetry, hymns, Scripture, ers hope to direct their students.
short story, biography, auto- “Thinking Zone” question pages
biographical accounts, historical introduce students to terms and
essays, essays concepts used in literary analysis.
Questions progress from literal

Vocabulary: Level A Approach
• The texts use context as a major
vocabulary-building exercises
(games, puzzles, contests, etc.).
Features
• The texts use a variety of learning
3rd Edition means of learning. methods, including word stories
Content
and spelling helps. Lessons
Plan • These texts focus on Latin
incorporate biblical stories with a
• Each text includes fifteen prefixes and roots, synonyms,
focus on character building and
two-part lessons, fifteen antonyms, homonyms, word
are often related to other sub-
cumulative reviews, and a families, concise words, denota-
jects students may be learning.
supplement containing various tion, and connotation.
means of reinforcement and

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Grade 8
Bible Truths Bible Content
• Takes students on a journey
• Supports biblical-worldview
thinking by explaining how
Memory Verses
• Every section requires a Scripture
4th Edition through the story of the Old Creation-Fall-Redemption consti- reading and at least one memory
Testament tutes the narrative of the Bible verse
• Points students to Jesus Christ, Special Studies Number of Lessons
the name whispered throughout • Special “Ketuvim” sections • 44 sections in 7 units
the OT cover Job, Psalms, Proverbs,
• Asks critical-thinking ques- Ecclesiastes, and Song of
tions about Bible and textbook Solomon
readings

Earth Science • Introduction to Earth Science:
Earth science and exercising bibli-
metamorphic rocks, critiquing
the uniformitarian rock cycle; the
applications of GIS in weather
modeling; describing climate
4th Edition cal dominion, worldviews and process of fossilization, paleon- and climate zones, climate data
science, the structure of science, tology, fossil fuels; weathering, and interpretation, observed
scientific models, what earth erosion and deposition, soils and short-term climate changes from
science is; maps and cartography, soil formation volcanism and oceanic cycles,
geographic information systems • The water world: ocean basins climate models, worldviews
(GIS); introduction to physical sci- and landforms, seawater com- and long-term climate change,
ence, matter, forces, energy, and position, ocean environments; environmentalism and biblical
measuring tides, currents, waves; history of stewardship of the environment
• The restless earth: Earth as a oceanography, methods and in- • The heavens: the sun-Earth-
special place designed for life, a struments, deep-sea exploration, moon system—the sun’s
brief history of geology, opera- underwater habitats, research structure, composition and
tional and historical geology, the vehicles; stream characteristics, energy, the solar spectrum; the
earth’s interior structure, natural lakes and ponds, limnology; moon’s structure and surface,
resources; old- and young-earth groundwater reservoirs, ground- origin theories; Earth’s orbit,
origin theories of the earth, water chemistry, water as a seasons, timekeeping, lunar
evidences for catastrophic resource, solution caves and karst phases, eclipses, tidal effects;
changes in earth’s history, models topography models of the solar system,
for geologic tectonics; tectonic • The atmosphere: composition Kepler’s laws, classification and
forces, faults and earthquakes, and thermal structure of the brief description of the planets,
earthquakes and seismology, ef- atmosphere, special regions; dwarf planets, small solar system
fects of earthquakes; mountains energy in the atmosphere; bodies, evidences for a young
and hills, tectonic mountains and measurable weather data, solar system, constellations and
landforms, non-tectonic moun- causes of wind, global wind star properties, stellar classifica-
tains and landforms; volcanic patterns, sources of local winds, tion and the H-R diagram, stellar
emissions, volcano activity and cloud formation, classifying aging, classification of galaxies,
classification, intrusive volcanism clouds, precipitation, dew and nonstellar objects, cosmology
• Earth’s rocky materials: describ- frost; air masses and weather and worldviews; challenges
ing minerals, identifying and fronts, causes of precipitation, of space exploration, rocketry,
classifying minerals, minerals winter storms, thunderstorms, principles of satellite and space
as resources; classifying rocks, tornadoes, hurricanes, weather probes, challenges and need for
igneous rocks, sedimentary rocks, forecasting, weather maps, manned space exploration

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The American Topic
• American history
History
• Introduction to the history of
successes and problems of the
free market
Republic America
Geography Religion
4th Edition • Geographic development of Government • Influence of Christianity on
the United States through land • Republican form of government American history; influences of
acquisition; profiles of major under the Constitution religious diversity
geographic regions
Economics Culture
• Development and effects of • Interaction of people, ideas, and
inventions and industries; cultures in America

Pre-Algebra • Integers: absolute value; opera-
tions; exponents; order of opera-
proportions; subsets and proper-
ties of real numbers
type of graph; permutations;
combinations; probability
2nd Edition tions; scientific notation • Operations on rational numbers: • Radicals: square roots; radi-
• Expressions: real-number prop- operations; evaluating and cal equations; equations with
erties; evaluating and simplifying simplifying expressions; solving radicals; equations of the form
expressions; translating word equations involving rationals; ax2+b=c; Pythagorean theorem;
phrases; rounding and estimating operations in scientific notation operations with radicals; cube
results of operations • Percents: solving percent equa- roots
• Equations: solving two-step tions; applying percents; scales; • Geometry: pairs of angles; poly-
equations; removal of parenthe- discount, markup, commissions, gons; perimeter and circumfer-
ses; subsets of the real numbers; tips, and interest (including com- ence; congruence and similarity;
irrational numbers; solving linear pound); percent change 30–60 and 45–45 right triangle
inequalities; applying equations • Applications: equations with ratios; distance and midpoint
and inequalities variables on both sides; writing formulas; symmetry and
• Number theory: prime factoriza- and solving equations and transformation
tion; GCD and LCM; arithmetic inequalities • Areas and volumes: areas of
and geometric sequences; • Relations and functions: coordi- quadrilaterals, triangles, and
number bases other than 10, in- nate plane; functions; graphing circles; relation of lengths and
cluding hexadecimal; operations linear functions and linear in- areas of similar regions; surface
in other bases equalities; slope; direct variation areas of prisms, cylinders, pyra-
• Rational numbers: forms of; • Statistics and probability: popu- mids, cones, and spheres
ordering fractions and decimals; lation and sample; mean, median, • Polynomials: definition of a
decimal equivalents of frac- and mode; scatterplot; quartiles; polynomial; operations with
tions; conversion of repeating box-and-whisker; stem-and-leaf; polynomials, including multiply-
decimals to fractions; ratios and histograms; choosing the correct ing binomials and dividing a
polynomial by a monomial

Algebra 1 • Operations: review of the real
number system, number lines,
data, using graphs, equations,
and tables; direct and inverse
• Factoring: common monomials,
trinomials, special patterns
3rd Edition absolute value, arithmetic op- variations; graphing absolute- • Radicals: simplification and
erations of integers and rational value functions operations with radicals;
numbers, exponents, and order • Linear functions: graphs, slopes, Pythagorean theorem, distance
of operations and intercepts of linear equa- and midpoint formulas; solving
• Variables and equations: using tions; determining the equation radical equations and graphing
variables, algebraic expressions, of a line; parallel and perpendicu- radical functions; applications
and formulas; writing and solving lar lines; correlation and lines of • Quadratic equations: solving by
linear equations fit; graphing linear inequalities factoring, taking roots, complet-
• Using algebra: solving literal • Systems of equations and ing the square, and the quadratic
equations and proportions; inequalities: solving systems formula; graphing parabolas and
applying equations to applica- graphically, by substitution, and finding zeros; applications
tions involving similar figures, by elimination; applications of • Rational expressions and
percentages, money, motion, and systems equations: simplification and
mixtures • Exponents: products, quotients, operations with rational expres-
• Solving inequalities: linear and powers of exponential sions; solving rational equations;
inequalities, including conjunc- expressions; scientific notation; applications
tions, disjunctions; absolute- graphing exponential functions; (Each chapter includes a feature
value equations and inequalities exponential growth and decay on sequences and graphing
• Relations and functions: repre- • Polynomials: classification, evalu- calculator tips.)
senting relationships between ation, operations, special patterns

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Writing & Grammar Parts of Speech (and Verbals)
• Review of all from Grade 7 plus
Mechanics
• Capitalization; punctuation;
Examples of Writing Projects
• Description: travel brochure,
3rd Edition the following new material: spelling character profile
pronoun—relative; verb—pro- • Exposition: news story, business
gressive tense, passive voice;
Usage
letter
• Review of all from Grade 7
conjunction—correlative; • Narration: autobiography, fable
verbals—participle, infinitive, Writing Skills • Persuasion: debate script, print
gerund, verbal phrases with • Review of all from Grade 7 plus advertisement
modifiers, functions as different the following new material:
parts of speech essay—thesis statement, outlin- Study & Reference Skills
ing; introductory and concluding • Review of all from Grade 7 plus
Sentence Structure the following new material:
paragraphs
• Review of all from Grade 7 plus
dictionary—usage label
the following new material: de-
pendent clause—adjective clause

Excursions in Approach
• Thematic
Norwegian, Cuban, Chinese,
Irish, Czech, New Zealand, Greek,
concepts used in literary analysis.
Questions progress from literal
Literature Burmese, South African, German, to interpretive to critical to ap-
Organization
3rd Edition • Six themes: friends, choices,
Dutch, Yiddish, Polish preciative and guide the students
in evaluating the literature and
heroes, discoveries, adventurers, Features applying the associated concepts.
viewpoints • The book contains introductory
Unit Review pages ask questions
essays that acquaint the student
Content about key terms and concepts.
with the unit themes. Selections
• Genres represented: short fiction, The text also includes short bio-
within each of the units require
novel, drama, poetry, hymns, folk- graphical sketches of individual
reading with discernment, a goal
tale, personal essay, humorous authors.
toward which all literature teach-
essay, diary ers hope to direct their students.
• Cultures represented: American, “Thinking Zone” question pages
English, French, Japanese, introduce students to terms and

Vocabulary: Level B Approach
• The texts use context as a major
Content
• These texts focus on Latin
3rd Edition means of learning. prefixes and roots, synonyms,
antonyms, homonyms, word
Plan families, concise words, denota-
• Each text includes fifteen two-
tion, and connotation.
part lessons, fifteen cumulative
reviews, and a supplement Features
containing various means of • The texts use a variety of learning
reinforcement and vocabulary- methods, including word stories
building exercises (games, and spelling helps. Lessons
puzzles, contests, etc.). incorporate biblical stories with a
focus on character building and
are often related to other sub-
jects students may be learning.

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Grade 9
Bible Truths Bible Content
• In-depth studies of the books of
Special Studies
• Gamaliel, Herod’s Temple, Roman
Memory Verses
• 78 verses
4th Edition Acts, 1 and 2 Thessalonians, 1 and gods, New Testament sports, the
2 Corinthians, Galatians, and Jewish War
Number of Lessons
• 56 lessons in 9 units
Romans
Additional Resources
Applying the Bible to Life • Detailed map of Paul’s missionary
• Focuses on practical principles journeys
derived from Paul’s life and • A program for Bible reading that
epistles teaches students to recognize
major biblical themes

Physical Science • Foundations: presents sci-
ence as the primary means of
momentum; kinetic and potential
energy; energy transformations
the electromagnetic spectrum;
radio-frequency technology; the
5th Edition creating models to explain and and conservation; mechanical properties of visible light; the
describe phenomena in a fallen work; levers and other simple nature of color; reflection and
and broken world, framed as an machines; law of moments and mirrors; refraction and lenses.
engaging forensics investigation efficiency; fluid mechanics, • The structure of matter: histori-
into a recent passenger air crash; including basic hydraulic theory; cal development of the atomic
Christian versus secular world- Charles’s and Boyle’s gas laws; model, structure of the atom;
view aspects of science; defini- thermodynamics—thermal en- radiation and nuclear changes;
tion of key elements of scientific ergy, temperature, and heat origin of the periodic table;
knowledge—laws, theories, and • Electromagnetism: static elec- elements and their symbols;
hypotheses; “dominion science” tricity; electric fields; measuring classification of the elements;
as a key aspect of obedience to and storing charges; electric periodic trends
the Creation Mandate; method- current and Ohm’s law; batteries; • Introduction to chemistry:
ologies of science; introduction electrical safety; magnets and electronegativity and valence
to the nature and classification magnetism; geomagnetism; AC electron structure; covalent, ionic,
of matter and energy; changes and DC generators and motors; and metallic bonds; compounds
matter undergoes; scientific transformers; electromagnets classified according to bond-type;
measurement; the metric and their uses chemical formulas and equa-
system; accuracy, precision, and • Periodic phenomena: de- tions; oxidation numbers; types
repeatability in measurements; scription of periodic motion; of chemical reactions; classify-
introduction to significant digits pendulums; waves and wave ing mixtures; solutions and the
and scientific notation phenomena; sound and its prop- solution process; measuring
• Mechanics: describing motion; erties; infrasound and ultrasound; concentration; acids, bases; salts
frames of reference; Newton’s the human voice and hearing; from acid-base reactions; pH
laws of motion; gravity; free-fall; applications of sound; bands of system and measurement

Cultural Geography Topic
• Physical, political, and cultural
Economics
• Influence of land, climate, and
4th Edition geography resources on national economics
Geography Religion
• Complete survey of geographic • Stewardship of resources; status
principles and regions; map skills of Christianity; geography of
Bible lands; comparative world
History religions; world missions
• Geographic approach to key
historic events Culture
• Eight culture regions and their
Government influence on lifestyles, language,
• Overview of types of govern-
arts, and culture
ments; current issues

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Algebra 1 • Operations: review of the real
number system, number lines,
data, using graphs, equations,
and tables; direct and inverse
• Factoring: common monomials,
trinomials, special patterns
3rd Edition absolute value, arithmetic op- variations; graphing absolute- • Radicals: simplification and
erations of integers and rational value functions operations with radicals;
numbers, exponents, and order • Linear functions: graphs, slopes, Pythagorean theorem, distance
of operations and intercepts of linear equa- and midpoint formulas; solving
• Variables and equations: using tions; determining the equation radical equations and graphing
variables, algebraic expressions, of a line; parallel and perpendicu- radical functions; applications
and formulas; writing and solving lar lines; correlation and lines of • Quadratic equations: solving by
linear equations fit; graphing linear inequalities factoring, taking roots, complet-
• Using algebra: solving literal • Systems of equations and ing the square, and the quadratic
equations and proportions; inequalities: solving systems formula; graphing parabolas and
applying equations to applica- graphically, by substitution, and finding zeros; applications
tions involving similar figures, by elimination; applications of • Rational expressions and
percentages, money, motion, and systems equations: simplification and
mixtures • Exponents: products, quotients, operations with rational expres-
• Solving inequalities: linear and powers of exponential sions; solving rational equations;
inequalities, including conjunc- expressions; scientific notation; applications
tions, disjunctions; absolute- graphing exponential functions; (Each chapter includes a feature
value equations and inequalities exponential growth and decay on sequences and graphing
• Relations and functions: repre- • Polynomials: classification, evalu- calculator tips.)
senting relationships between ation, operations, special patterns

Geometry • Foundations of Geometry: sets;
definitions; incidence postulates
• Relationships in Triangles: cir-
cumcenter; incenter; orthocenter;
• Surface Area and Volume: nets;
prisms; cylinders; pyramids;
4th Edition and theorems; segment and centroid; indirect proof; triangle spheres; non-Euclidean geom-
angle measure; circles; polygons; inequalities; constructions etry; perspective
polyhedra • Quadrilaterals: classification; • Transformations and Symmetry:
• Reasoning and Proof: induc- characteristics; proofs; analytic reflections; translations; rotations;
tive and deductive reason- geometry related to trapezoids; dilations; invariants; symmetry;
ing; truth tables; proofs using kites; parallelograms; squares; applications
angles and segments; bisectors; rectangles; and rhombii • Similarity: triangles; right tri-
constructions • Area: postulates; polygons; angles; proportions; chords and
• Parallel and Perpendicular Lines: Pythagorean Theorem; special tangents of circles; golden ratio
characteristics; proofs; construc- triangles; regular polygons; and • Trigonometry: basic ratios; solv-
tions; and coordinate geometry circles ing right triangles; applications;
• Congruent Triangles: angles in • Circles: chords; tangents; arc vectors; areas; identities
triangles; congruence postulates length; sectors; inscribed angles;
and theorems; flow-chart proofs; secants; constructions; graphs
right triangles; midsegments

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Writing & Grammar Parts of Speech (and Verbals)
• Review of all from Grade 8
Usage
• Review of all from Grade 8 plus
Examples of Writing Projects
• Description: comparison/contrast
3rd Edition plus the following new mate- the following new material: modi- paper
rial: noun—collective; verb— fier placement—misplaced modi- • Exposition: five-paragraph
indicative and imperative fier, two-way modifier, dangling research essay, storyboard (public
moods; adjective—determiner; modifier service announcement)
adverb—qualifier, relative; prepo- • Narration: personal experience
sition—phrasal; conjunction—
Writing Skills
• Review of all from Grade 8 plus • Persuasion: devotional
subordinating; verbals—verbal
the following new material: • Poetry: quatrain, diamante
phrases with objects
paragraph development—com-
Sentence Structure parison/contrast; style—concise-
Study & Reference Skills
• Review of all from Grade 8 plus
• Review of all from Grade 8 ness, smoothness, fresh words;
the following new material:
plus the following new ma- sentence variety—length and
dictionary—inflected forms,
terial: dependent clause— complexity, sentence patterns,
variant spellings, field label,
adverb clause; clause sentence beginnings; sentence
stylistic label; library—Cutter
structure—compound-complex expansion and reduction—de-
number; reference tools—New
pendent clauses, phrases, single
Mechanics words; sentence logic—mis-
York Times Index, subject index,
• Capitalization; punctuation; yearbook, Bible commentary;
placed and dangling modifiers;
spelling reading comprehension—com-
parallelism; avoiding biased
parison and context; test-taking
language
strategies—analogy

Fundamentals Approach
• Critical
• Cultures represented: American,
English, French, Russian, Swedish,
detailed literary analysis in the
tenth-grade text. In addition,
of Literature Japanese the text uses Scripture passages
Organization
2nd Edition • Six unit divisions: conflict, theme,
• Supplementary material: Cyrano to illustrate and clarify literary
de Bergerac (video) concepts. The unit introduction
character, structure, point of view, as well as the headnotes and end
moral tone Features questions for each story encour-
• The introductory essays focus on ages the student to use the in-
Content
six basic elements of literature. formation gleaned from reading
• Range of selections: classic to
These elements lay the founda- to find meaning, to analyze that
contemporary
tion for the student’s understand- meaning in light of Scripture, and
• Genres represented: fiction, ing of interpretive literature
nonfiction, poetry, drama to apply the lessons to life.
and prepare him for the more

Vocabulary: Level C Approach
• The texts use context as a major
Content
• These texts focus on Latin
3rd Edition means of learning. prefixes and roots, synonyms,
antonyms, homonyms, word
Plan families, concise words, denota-
• Each text includes fifteen two-
tion, and connotation.
part lessons, fifteen cumulative
reviews, and a supplement Features
containing various means of • The texts use a variety of learning
reinforcement and vocabulary- methods, including word stories
building exercises (games, and spelling helps. Lessons
puzzles, contests, etc.). incorporate biblical stories with a
focus on character building and
are often related to other sub-
jects students may be learning.

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Grade 10
Bible Truths Bible Content
• Book and topical studies develop
Special Studies
• Mummies, geography of
• A program for Bible reading that
teaches students to recognize
3rd Edition theological themes in Old Palestine, archaeology, music and major biblical themes
Testament prose, poetry, and warfare in the Old Testament,
Memory Verses
prophecy priests
• 72 verses
Applying the Bible to Life Additional Resources
Number of Lessons
• Focuses on honoring and obey- • A chart grouping all Old
• 51 lessons in 3 units
ing God in every area of life Testament books by genre, listing
authors and themes

• Science of life: creation, fall, of biological evolution, tenants environment for mankind’s use,
Grade 10 redemption, Creation Mandate, of biological evolution, biblical characteristics of animals, classifi-
Biology study of life, attributes of life, the views of origins, contrasting the cation and structure of sponges,
5th Edition energy and information of life, evolutionary and biblical views cnidarians, worms, mollusks,
worldviews, nature of science, of history echinoderms and arthropods,
modeling, scientific method, • Science of organisms: taxonomy, invertebrate reproduction and
microscopes, elements, ther- binomial nomenclature, use of roll in the environment, classifica-
modynamics, basic chemistry, dichotomous keys, comparison tion and structure of ectothermic
physical and chemical changes, of species and kind, speciation, vertebrates, the reproduction and
solutions, organic chemistry, phylogenetic trees, archae and role in the environment for fish,
ecology, ecosystems, biomes, bacteria, bacterial structure, amphibians, and reptiles, clas-
NEW food web, symbiosis, biochemi-
cal cycles, population growth
bacterial reproduction, control
of bacteria, viruses and related
sification and structure of birds
and mammals, the reproduction
and biodiversity, climate change, organisms, diseases, protozoan and role in the environment of
conservation, cell theory and classification and structure, endothermic vertebrates
structure, organelles, homeo- protozoan reproduction and role • Study of human life: the essence
stasis, osmosis, membrane in the environment, chrom- of humanity; tissues, organs, and
transport, metabolism, DNA ist classification and structure, systems; structure, function and
synthesis, protein synthesis, chromist reproduction and role role of the following systems in
photosynthesis, aerobic cellular in the environment, evolution the human body: integumen-
respiration, fermentation, mitosis, and protists, fungi classification tary system lymphatic, skeletal,
meiosis, Mendelian genetics, and structure, fungi reproduc- muscular, respiratory, circulatory,
genetic crosses, sex-linked traits, tion and role in the environment, digestive, excretory, nervous,
gene expression, population plant classification and structure, endocrine, and reproductive
genetics, gene and chromosomal nutrient transport in plants, systems. Human growth and
mutations, cancer, genetic engi- plant hormones, tropisms, plant development, balanced living.
neering, historical development reproduction and role in the

World History Topic
• World history
Government
• The relationship between
while also surveying the religions
of Asian, African, and Latin
4th Edition Christians and the world’s politi- American cultures
Geography cal systems
• Chronological survey of physical Culture
and political geography Economics • Examination of how individuals
• Comparative economics from have carried out the Creation
History both a historical and a geographi- Mandate, including the develop-
• Chronological survey of world ment of their God-given talents in
cal perspective
history from Creation to the the fields of art, music, literature,
present Religion and science
• Focus on western, Judeo-
Christian heritage and Islam,

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Geometry • Foundations of Geometry: sets;
definitions; incidence postulates
• Relationships in Triangles: cir-
cumcenter; incenter; orthocenter;
• Surface Area and Volume: nets;
prisms; cylinders; pyramids;
4th Edition and theorems; segment and centroid; indirect proof; triangle spheres; non-Euclidean geom-
angle measure; circles; polygons; inequalities; constructions etry; perspective
polyhedra • Quadrilaterals: classification; • Transformations and Symmetry:
• Reasoning and Proof: induc- characteristics; proofs; analytic reflections; translations; rotations;
tive and deductive reason- geometry related to trapezoids; dilations; invariants; symmetry;
ing; truth tables; proofs using kites; parallelograms; squares; applications
angles and segments; bisectors; rectangles; and rhombii • Similarity: triangles; right tri-
constructions • Area: postulates; polygons; angles; proportions; chords and
• Parallel and Perpendicular Lines: Pythagorean Theorem; special tangents of circles; golden ratio
characteristics; proofs; construc- triangles; regular polygons; and • Trigonometry: basic ratios; solv-
tions; and coordinate geometry circles ing right triangles; applications;
• Congruent Triangles: angles in • Circles: chords; tangents; arc vectors; areas; identities
triangles; congruence postulates length; sectors; inscribed angles;
and theorems; flow-chart proofs; secants; constructions; graphs
right triangles; midsegments

Algebra 2 • Operations: real and complex
numbers; polynomial; matrix;
completing the square, and the
quadratic formula; using the
unit circle; radians; graphs of
trigonometric functions, inverse
3rd Edition function discriminant; complex roots; functions
• Linear equations: solving equa- quadratic inequalities • Trigonometric Identities: Law of
tions and inequalities; absolute • Polynomial Functions: roots, Sines; Law of Cosines; problem
value equations and inequalities; graphing, and modeling with solving; proving identities; trigo-
distance on number lines; word quadratic and polynomial func- nometric equations
problems; compound inequalities tions; problem solving; rational • Sequences and Series: explicit
• Linear Relations: graphs of root, remainder, and factor and recursive formulas; arithme-
linear functions; slopes; special theorems; fundamental theorem tic and geometric sequences and
functions; linear inequalities; dis- of algebra series; summation notation
tances and midpoints; modeling • Radicals, Exponents, and • Probability and Statistics: count-
with linear regressions Logarithms: rational exponents; ing principles; theoretical and
• Systems: solved graphically inverse functions, simplifying experimental probabilities; inde-
and algebraically; systems of expressions; solving equations, pendent, dependent, and mutu-
inequalities; systems of three graphing and modeling with radi- ally exclusive events; binomial
variables; problem solving; linear cal, exponential, and logarithmic distribution, descriptive statistics,
programming functions; natural and common representing data; normal distri-
• Matrices: organizing data; logarithms butions; making inferences
operations; determinants; solving • Rational Expressions: simplify- • Analytic Geometry: circles;
systems using Cramer’s rule and ing; solving equations; graphing; parabolas; ellipses; hyperbolas;
inverse matrices; transformations variations systems of quadratic relations
• Quadratic Equations: solv- • Trigonometry: right triangle
ing by factoring, taking roots, and coordinate plane trigonom-
etry; special triangles and the

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Writing & Grammar Parts of Speech (and Verbals)
• Review of all from Grade 9
modifier placement—split
infinitive
• Persuasion: persuasive speech,
editorial
4th Edition plus the following new mate- • Poetry: poetry and metaphor
Writing Skills
rial: verb—subjunctive mood; • Multimedia: webpage design
• Review of all from Grade 9
pronoun—indefinite, relative,
plus the following new mate- Study & Reference Skills
reciprocal; adverb—conjunctive;
rial: essay—choosing a mode; • Review of all from Grade 9 plus
verbals—perfect gerund, passive
sentence variety and emphasis— the following new material:
infinitive
choosing between constructions, library—website, bibliogra-
Sentence Structure coordination and subordination; phy, online databases; reading
• Review of all from Grade 9 plus sentence energy—action verbs, comprehension—grammatical
the following new material: sen- details, accuracy, figurative lan- context; test-taking strategies—
tence patterns—S-be-Advl, S-TrV- guage; sentence logic—logical essay questions
DO-OC; dependent clause—noun comparison, clear comparison,
clause subject placement

Mechanics Examples of Writing Projects
• Capitalization; punctuation; ap- • Description: eyewitness report
pendix of spelling rules • Exposition: research essay, cause-
and-effect essay
Usage
• Review of all from Grade 9 plus • Narration: short story, oral
the following new material: anecdote

Elements Approach
• Critical
Features
• This textbook builds on the
to past and present literature. A
firm grasp of these details will
of Literature critical foundation provided in aid in developing essential skills
Organization
2nd Edition • Eight units divided into two parts:
the ninth-grade text. Having in literary analysis and apprecia-
mastered the six fundamental tion, skills that can be profitably
marks and modes of literature applied to a study of Scripture.
components of literature, stu-
and genres of literature In addition, careful evaluation
dents are ready to focus on those
Content literary elements that define of worldview as expressed in an
• Marks and modes of literature: and distinguish lasting artistic author’s writing trains students
imaginative comparison, sound literature. Introductory essays, to exercise biblically based moral
and syntax, allusion and symbol, “Thinking Zones,” and critical- discernment.
irony thinking questions deepen
• Genres of literature: folktale students’ understanding of key
and epic, essay and short story, elements of style and expression
poetry, drama as well as major forms important

Vocabulary: Level D Approach
• The texts use context as a major
Features
• The texts use a variety of learning
3rd Edition means of learning. methods, including word stories
and spelling helps. Lessons
Plan incorporate biblical stories with a
• Each text includes fifteen two-
focus on character building and
part lessons, fifteen cumulative
are often related to other sub-
reviews, and a supplement
jects students may be learning.
containing various means of
reinforcement and vocabulary- Content
building exercises (games, • This text focuses on Greek
puzzles, contests, etc.). prefixes and roots, clipped words,
compounds, blends, diminutives,
reduplication, and onomatopo-
etic words.

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Grade 11
Bible Truths Bible Content
• Studies of the prison and pastoral
Special Studies
• Character studies on Cerinthus,
Memory Verses
• 94 verses
3rd Edition epistles, general epistles, and Mark, Peter, and John; study of
prophecy from Revelation each New Testament city
Number of Lessons
• 57 lessons in 4 units
Applying the Bible to Life Additional Resources
• Focuses on practical principles • A chart listing author, date, origin,
derived from epistles and recipients, and themes of each
prophecies book

Chemistry • Chemistry for life: history, role,
and potential of chemistry; a
molecular shapes, polar covalent
bonds
• Chemical equilibrium: reversible
and irreversible reactions, equilib-
4th Edition biblical perspective on studying • Chemical composition and reac- rium concentrations, equilibrium
science tions: oxidation numbers, writing constants, Le Châtelier’s principle,
• Matter: states of matter, interac- formulas, chemical nomencla- applications of equilibrium
tions with energy, phase changes ture, polyatomic ions, balancing chemistry
• Measuring and calculating: chemical equations, types of • Acids, bases, and salts: proper-
measurement systems, SI units, reactions ties of acids and bases, acid and
significant digits in measure- • Chemical calculations: the mole; base definitions, pH and pOH
ment and calculation, organized structural, molecular, and empiri- scales, neutralization, titrations,
problem solving cal formulas; percent composi- buffers
• Atomic structure: historical tion; stoichiometric conversions; • Oxidation and reduction: redox
development of atomic models; limiting reactants; percent yield reactions, electrochemistry,
subatomic particles, orbitals, • Gases: properties of gases, electrolytic cells, electrolysis,
quantum numbers, orbital measuring pressure, gas laws, voltaic cells
notation, electron configuration, partial pressures, stoichiometric • Organic chemistry and bio-
isotopic notation conversions with gases chemistry: organic compounds,
• Elements: development of the • Solids and liquids: intermolecu- hydrocarbons, functional groups,
modern periodic table, descrip- lar forces, properties of solids and organic reactions, carbohydrates,
tive chemistry; periodic trends liquids, phase changes, crystalline proteins, lipids
of atomic and ionic radius, elec- solids, phase diagrams • Materials chemistry: ceramics,
tronegativity, electron affinity, • Solutions: solution types, solva- semiconductors, polymers, plastic
ionization energy tion, solubility, rate of solution, recycling, nanotechnology
• Chemical bonds: causes and measuring concentration, colliga- • Nuclear chemistry: nuclear sta-
types of bonding; Lewis struc- tive properties, colloids bility; measuring radiation; alpha,
tures, formula units, properties of • Chemical thermodynamics: ther- beta, and gamma decay; nuclear
different kinds of compounds mochemistry, enthalpy, specific reactions
• Bond theories and molecular heat, reaction tendency, entropy,
geometry: valence bond theory, free-energy change
molecular resonance, molecular • Chemical kinetics: energy dia-
orbital theory, valence shell grams, rates of reactions, reaction
electron pair repulsion theory, mechanisms, rate laws

United States History Topic
• United States history
Government
• Structure of American govern-
Religion
• Contributions of various reli-
4th Edition ment; the Constitution gions, especially Christianity, to
Geography America’s heritage
• Influence of physical geography Economics
on American history • Development of free-enterprise Culture
system and effects of govern- • Integration of various facets of
History ment interference American culture; cultural change
• Chronological survey of American
history from European discovery
to the present

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Algebra 2 • Operations: real and complex
numbers; polynomial; matrix;
completing the square, and the
quadratic formula; using the
unit circle; radians; graphs of
trigonometric functions, inverse
3rd Edition function discriminant; complex roots; functions
• Linear equations: solving equa- quadratic inequalities • Trigonometric Identities: Law of
tions and inequalities; absolute • Polynomial Functions: roots, Sines; Law of Cosines; problem
value equations and inequalities; graphing, and modeling with solving; proving identities; trigo-
distance on number lines; word quadratic and polynomial func- nometric equations
problems; compound inequalities tions; problem solving; rational • Sequences and Series: explicit
• Linear Relations: graphs of root, remainder, and factor and recursive formulas; arithme-
linear functions; slopes; special theorems; fundamental theorem tic and geometric sequences and
functions; linear inequalities; dis- of algebra series; summation notation
tances and midpoints; modeling • Radicals, Exponents, and • Probability and Statistics: count-
with linear regressions Logarithms: rational exponents; ing principles; theoretical and
• Systems: solved graphically inverse functions, simplifying experimental probabilities; inde-
and algebraically; systems of expressions; solving equations, pendent, dependent, and mutu-
inequalities; systems of three graphing and modeling with radi- ally exclusive events; binomial
variables; problem solving; linear cal, exponential, and logarithmic distribution, descriptive statistics,
programming functions; natural and common representing data; normal distri-
• Matrices: organizing data; logarithms butions; making inferences
operations; determinants; solving • Rational Expressions: simplify- • Analytic Geometry: circles;
systems using Cramer’s rule and ing; solving equations; graphing; parabolas; ellipses; hyperbolas;
inverse matrices; transformations variations systems of quadratic relations
• Quadratic Equations: solv- • Trigonometry: right triangle
ing by factoring, taking roots, and coordinate plane trigonom-
etry; special triangles and the

Precalculus • Trigonometry: reference angles;
Law of Sines; Law of Cosines
• Equations: polynomial; rational;
radical; logarithmic; exponential
• Statistics: central tendency;
variability; bell curve; linear cor-
1st Edition • Polynomials: linear, quadratic, functions; identities; trigonomet- relation; hypothesis testing
and polynomial functions; factor- ric equations • Sequences: recursive and explicit
ing higher-degree polynomials; • Conic sections and polar graphs: formulas; arithmetic and geo-
zeros; graphing circles; ellipses; parabolas; hyper- metric sequences; mathematical
• Functions: power; exponential; bolas; variation; polar coordi- induction; summation
piece; periodic; trigonometric; nates; polar equations • Limits and calculus: limits of
reciprocal; rational • Complex numbers: graphs; polar sequences; series; limits of
• Inverse functions: increasing and form; powers and roots; vectors; functions; continuous functions;
decreasing functions; checking dot products; applications asymptotes; limit theorems
and finding inverses; radical • Matrix algebra: Gaussian elimina- • Differential calculus: defini-
functions; inverse trigonometric tion; determinants; Cramer’s rule; tion; graphs, properties; chain
functions; logarithms inverses rule; quotient rule; motion
applications

Consumer Math • See page 45 for the description.

2nd Edition

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Vocabulary: Level E Approach
• The texts use context as a major
Features
• The texts use a variety of learning
3rd Edition means of learning. methods, including word stories
and spelling helps. Lessons
Plan incorporate biblical stories with a
• Each text includes fifteen two-
focus on character building and
part lessons, fifteen cumulative
are often related to other sub-
reviews, and a supplement
jects students may be learning.
containing various means of
reinforcement and vocabulary- Content
building exercises (games, • This text focuses on sources of
puzzles, contests, etc.). English words, coined words,
French words, Greek and Latin
loan words, allusions, back-
formation, and folk etymology.

Writing & Grammar Parts of Speech (and Verbals)
• Review of all from Grade 10
Usage
• Review of all from Grade 10
Examples of Writing Projects
• Description: interview
3rd Edition plus the following new material: plus the following new material: • Exposition: formal-research
verb—verb-adverb combina- pronoun shift; verb tense consis- paper, analytical essay, critical
tions; adverb—indefinite relative, tency and sequence response to literature
interrogative; conjunction— • Narration: narrative poem,
phrasal subordinating; verbals—
Writing Skills
• Review of all from Grade 10 folktale
perfect participle, passive gerund,
plus the following new material: • Persuasion: letter to editor
perfect infinitive, progressive
paragraph organization—cause- • Poetry: hymn
infinitive, elliptical infinitive
and-effect order, comparison-
Sentence Structure and-contrast order; sentence
Study & Reference Skills
• Review of all from Grade 10 plus
• Review of all from Grade 10 plus energy—pauses for breath;
the following new material: refer-
the following new material: sen- parallelism—clarity; sentence
ence tools—literary index, literary
tence patterns—retained object logic—direct expression, logical
sources
in passive sentence predication, avoiding mixed
constructions, using noun clauses
Mechanics when needed, ending in strength,
• Capitalization; punctuation; ap-
linking with new information
pendix of spelling rules

American Approach
• Historical
• Modern American literature:
modern poetry, modern prose
and evaluating a work’s ideas
from a biblical worldview. These
Literature and drama three tasks help students develop
3rd Edition Organization critical-thinking skills and a deep
• Contemporary American
• Five major literary divisions: early understanding of the ideas and
literature: contemporary poetry,
American literature, American ro- writings of literary and historical
contemporary prose
manticism, American realism and figures.
naturalism, modern American lit- Features • During-reading questions,
erature, contemporary American • The units are arranged accord-
which appear throughout each
literature ing to major literary periods.
selection in the margin, guide
Timelines, unit and chapter intro-
Content students through the three read-
ductions, author biographies, and
• Early American literature: ing tasks.
brief headnotes help students
settlement, religious experience, • After reading, students answer
build necessary background
revolution Think and Discuss questions,
knowledge of the historical and
• American romanticism: minor many of which require them
cultural context from which a
romantics (Knickerbockers, New to demonstrate a high level of
literary work arises.
England School), major romantics understanding of the concepts
• A before-reading page precedes
(transcendental optimists, tran- traced throughout their reading
each selection and introduces
scendental pessimists), voices of and lesson.
students to three reading tasks:
conflict
analyzing a work for its technical
• American realism and natural- features, employing a reading
ism: regionalists, realists and strategy to aid comprehension,
naturalists

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Grade 12
Bible Truths Bible Content
• Biblical worldview; studies on
Special Studies
• Teacher’s Edition includes many
3rd Edition Christian life topics suggested special studies and
discussion topics.
Applying the Bible to Life
• Focuses on biblical love in the Memory Verses
home, the church, and the world • 53 verses
Number of Lessons
• 53 lessons in 6 units

Biblical Worldview Scope
• Explains what a worldview is
Sequence
• Tells the story of Scripture in
• Analyzes the truth, goodness, and
beauty triad in culture and the
Creation, Fall, Redemption • Explores the role of detail, applying it to worldview arts, providing examples of fallen
presuppositions issues culture and art and culminating
• Presents a positive case for a • Examines gender, marriage, and in a call for students to become
biblical worldview family from the perspective of a sub-creators imaging the ulti-
biblical worldview mate Creator
• Defends the Christian faith
against major opponents, • Examines the creational struc- Memory Verses
especially postmodernism and tures of government, science, and • One memory passage for each of
scientism history, then explores the ways in the 27 chapters
• Relates the story of Scripture— which the fall has affected these
fields and the ways in which they Number of Lessons
Creation, Fall, Redemption—to
can be pushed back in redemp- • 80 sections in 9 units
major academic disciplines and
cultural domains tive directions

Physics • A framework: the Christian
worldview in which we do
systems; work, energy, and total
mechanical energy; conservation
its relationship to current and
conductors; electromagnetism
3rd Edition science in obedience to God’s of energy and simple machines; and alternating currents; AC
commandment to exercise good momentum and its conservation, circuit characteristics
stewardship over the earth for His collisions, center of mass, and • Geometric optics and light:
glory and for the benefit of our angular momentum; periodic the electromagnetic spectrum,
fellow humans; the structure and and simple harmonic motion, the sources and propagation of light;
limitations of science; overview pendulum, damped and driven reflection and mirrors; refraction
of physics; scientific methodol- oscillations, and physical waves and lenses; wave interference,
ogy and modeling; the metric (SI) • Thermodynamics and mat- diffraction, and polarization;
system of measurement as well as ter: Kinetic-molecular theory of intensity and color of light;
principles of measurement; rules matter and the states of matter; optical instruments (telescopes,
for determining and using signifi- thermal properties of matter, microscopes, etc.)
cant digits in measurements and measuring temperature, and • Modern physics: relativity:
calculations the gas laws; theories of heat, Galilean, special, and general
• Classical mechanics: mathemati- thermal energy, mechanisms for relativity; quantum physics: quan-
cal description of motion in one heat transfer; the four laws of tum theory, quantum mechanics,
and two dimensions (kinematics thermodynamics; entropy and its the atom, and modern atomic
of motion); vectors and scalars consequences; fluid mechanics models; nuclear physics: radiation
in graphical and analytical solu- (hydrostatics and hydrodynamics) and radioactivity, radioactive
tions; forces and the causes of • Electromagnetics: electrostatics decay, nuclear reactions, and
motion according to Newton’s and charges; electric fields and elementary/subatomic particles
laws (dynamics); friction; motion capacitors; current, voltage,
in a plane, including circular resistance, and basic DC circuits;
motion; motion of multibody transistor theory; magnetism and

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American Topic
• American government
Economics
• Taxation, bureaucratic funding,
Government and foreign policy impact on U.S.
Geography
3rd Edition • References to political geography
economy
Religion
History • Scriptural foundation for law
• Historical perspective of the
and government; influence of
phases of American government
Christianity in early America
Government Culture
• Thorough analysis of all levels
• Interest groups; mass media;
and all branches of American
American political behavior
government

Economics Topic
• Economics
Economics
• Survey of basic economic topics,
Culture
• Analysis of personal economic
2nd Edition including supply and demand concerns, such as budgeting,
History and the circular flow of income managing credit, saving, and
• Biographies of fifteen influential
and products financial planning
economists
• Promotes free-market ideals
Government
• Comparative economic systems;
Religion
• Scriptural principles applied to all
business and competition; money
NEW and banking; national economic
areas of economics
concerns, such as productivity,
unemployment, and inflation

Consumer Math • Math skills: fractions, decimals,
integers; problem solving using
• Borrowing: simple interest
loans; add-on loans and annual
equity; building a house, includ-
ing converting dimensions to
2nd Edition proportions and percent; solv- percentage rate; discount loans; scale for a set of plans; finding
ing linear equations; negative amortized loans; how credit cards the area of rectangular lots in
exponents to prepare for finance work; how interest is calculated acres; calculating the amount of
formulas and payments are applied to shingles needed from a house
• Measurement: Customary and SI credit accounts plan, allowing for pitched roofs
(metric) units; conversion within • Transportation: calculating the • Maintaining a home: real-estate
and between systems using finance charge and monthly tax based on millage rates; home-
dimensional analysis; perimeter, payment for a new car; depre- owner’s insurance; calculating
circumference, area, volume, and ciation; leasing costs including utility charges for electricity, gas,
capacity residual value, mileage penalty; water, and sewer; residential and
• Income: calculating hours car insurance; cost of gas, oil, and cell-phone usage; calculating
worked from clock times, gross tires; scheduled maintenance and house repairs, maintenance, and
pay including overtime; payroll repair costs home improvements
deductions, including FICA and • Food: store specials and coupons; • Life and health insurance: mor-
federal withholding; buying and unit prices; calculating freezer tality tables; term, whole-life, and
selling stocks and bonds, includ- payback periods; consumer universal life insurance; health
ing brokerage fees price index; calorie counting; insurance, including payout of
• Budgeting: a standardized bud- finding the calories expended in benefits; social-security retire-
get; an annual budget; reducing activities ment benefits
annual budget to monthly or • Clothing: planning for seasonal • Income taxes: general principles
weekly; emergency adjustments; buying; calculating discounts in- of calculating federal income
revising the annual budget cluding multiple ones; filling out taxes; 1040EZ, 1040A, and 1040,
• Banking: checking accounts and catalog orders; internet buying including extra schedules A and
deposits; overdraft penalties tips; savings from making cloth- B and Form 2441 for child-care
and protection; service charges; ing; retail marketing of clothing, benefits
reconciling a bank statement; returns, net profit and gross profit • Vacations: costs of food and
simple interest; compounding margin; markup rate and break- lodging; cost of transportation;
interest; interest on savings using even point for retailer getting around at the site; travel
the minimum balance or daily • Housing: renting; buying a times across time zones; econo-
interest methods; effective inter- house, including down pay- mizing admissions
est rate; savings programs with ments, closing costs, points,
regular deposits and monthly payments; owner’s
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Precalculus • Trigonometry: reference angles;
Law of Sines; Law of Cosines
• Equations: polynomial; rational;
radical; logarithmic; exponential
• Statistics: central tendency;
variability; bell curve; linear cor-
1st Edition • Polynomials: linear, quadratic, functions; identities; trigonomet- relation; hypothesis testing
and polynomial functions; factor- ric equations • Sequences: recursive and explicit
ing higher-degree polynomials; • Conic sections and polar graphs: formulas; arithmetic and geo-
zeros; graphing circles; ellipses; parabolas; hyper- metric sequences; mathematical
• Functions: power; exponential; bolas; variation; polar coordi- induction; summation
piece; periodic; trigonometric; nates; polar equations • Limits and calculus: limits of
reciprocal; rational • Complex numbers: graphs; polar sequences; series; limits of
• Inverse functions: increasing and form; powers and roots; vectors; functions; continuous functions;
decreasing functions; checking dot products; applications asymptotes; limit theorems
and finding inverses; radical • Matrix algebra: Gaussian elimina- • Differential calculus: defini-
functions; inverse trigonometric tion; determinants; Cramer’s rule; tion; graphs, properties; chain
functions; logarithms inverses rule; quotient rule; motion
applications

Writing & Grammar Parts of Speech (and Verbals)
• Review of all from Grade 11
Usage
• Review of all from Grade 11
• Exposition: research report,
response to a dramatic scene
3rd Edition plus the following new material: plus the following new material: (literary analysis)
verbals—passive participle idiomatic use of prepositions • Narration: dramatic scene, inte-
rior monologue
Sentence Structure Writing Skills
• Review of all from Grade 11 • Review of all from Grade 11 plus • Persuasion: persuasive essay
plus the following new material: the following new material: para- • Poetry: sonnet
absolute phrase graph development—quotation, • Multimedia: video report
visual aid
Mechanics Study & Reference Skills
• Capitalization; punctuation; ap- Examples of Writing Projects • Review of all from Grade 11
pendix of spelling rules • Description: descriptive essay,
comparison/contrast essay

British Literature Approach
• Historical
• The Age of Reform: the Victorian
period, the Modern period
literary and historical figures and
to apply biblical criteria when
Updated 2nd Edition • Supplementary material: Macbeth evaluating the beliefs espoused
Organization by such figures. The questions for
(video)
• Four major literary divisions: the thought and discussion, which
Middle Ages, the Renaissance, Features follow the selections, progress
the Age of Revolution, the Age of • The units are arranged according from factual to evaluative and are
Reform to major literary periods. The ma- valuable both for class discus-
terial provided through the unit sion and for providing students
Content
introductions, headnotes, and with an opportunity to develop
• The Middle Ages: the Old English
timelines enables the student to further literary and moral
period, the Middle English period
analyze individual authors and discernment.
• The Renaissance: the Tudor their works in a historical and cul-
period, the Stuart period tural context. Such analysis serves
• The Age of Revolution: the to broaden the student’s world,
Neoclassic period, the Romantic enabling him to understand
period the ideas and writings of noted

Vocabulary: Level F Approach
• The texts use context as a major
Features
• The texts use a variety of learning
narrowing, strengthening and
weakening, etc.), words from
3rd Edition means of learning. methods, including word stories other languages, native English
and spelling helps. Lessons words, and number words (e.g.,
Plan incorporate biblical stories with a semi-, bi-, prime, decimate).
• Each text includes fifteen two-
focus on character building and
part lessons, fifteen cumulative
are often related to other sub-
reviews, and a supplement
jects students may be learning.
containing various means of
reinforcement and vocabulary- Content
building exercises (games, • This text focuses on changes in
puzzles, contests, etc.). word meanings (broadening and

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