Writing & Grammar 9 reviews the eight parts of speech, five basic sentence patterns, usage, and mechanics. The 9th-grade English curriculum introduces relative pronouns, pronoun reference problems, and indicative/imperative mood. Dictionary skills, library skills, study skills, and the writing process are exercised and implemented throughout the course. Writing projects include a comparison/contrast paragraph, a personal narrative, a research essay, a personal response to literature.
World History guides students through the story of history from the dawn of civilization to the present world. Students are encouraged to explore the past and delve in to the twists and turns of world history through relevant activities and class discussions. The text emphasizes how a Christian worldview affects the study of history, illustrating the crucial nature of viewing history through the lens of the Bible. World History provides a survey of history essential to future study.
Physical Science is an exciting and engaging introduction to the world of physics and chemistry. Designed and written for the 9th-grade level, it provides an essential foundation for subsequent science courses, including Biology, Chemistry, and Physics. It builds a foundation of basic knowledge regarding matter and measurements early in the text, then furnishes the student with the key principles and scientific laws of classical physics, thermodynamics, electricity, magnetism, sound, light, and optics.
Algebra 1 focuses on the integration of algebraic concepts in technology and real-life applications, presenting topics in logical order with detailed examples that promote student comprehension and retention. Students explore the simplification, solving, graphing and interpretation of linear, exponential, radical, quadratic, and rational functions both manually and with technology. Internet search keywords help students locate online tools and enrichment. Additional review exercises are carefully designed for student review, retention, and preparation for the next lesson. Each chapter features graphing calculator tutorials, lessons in sequences and series, and a mathematical biography or career segment. Biblical truths and principles are taught through Dominion Modeling exercises that illustrate how mathematics is used to serve others and glorify God.
Bible class in high school is broken up into a three-year cycle. Throughout the 9th, 10th, and 11th grade the students will be presented with a full overview of the Old Testament, beginning with Genesis and finishing up in Malichi. They will learn God's promise to His people and the victories and struggles the Jewish people faced in their culture and walk with God.
The students will also be presented the Gospels, the Good News, through the writings of Matthew. They class will take an in-depth look at the life of Jesus of Nazareth through the account of Matthew, one of Jesus' disciples. The class will take the full year to fully comprehend the magnitude of Jesus' influence on our daily lives and the lives of those he interacted with.
The students will spend one more year going through the letters of Peter, James, Paul, and John. They will spend time understanding that the life application these men were delivering to the early church movement are still relevant to them today. They year will end with a study of the book of Revelation written by John while he was exiled in Patmos.