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Curriculum
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Bible
  • Beginnings of the great controversy
  • Creation and the fall of man
  • Flood and destruction of the world
  • Apostasy, repentance, reformation of the Hebrew people
  • Early Christian church to Reformation
  • Disappointment of 1844, Three angels' messages
  • Millennium, New Jerusalem
  • Second coming of Christ * Controversy ended
  • Life of Jesus from birth to resurrection
 
Art
  • Watercolor and pastel
  • Sculpture and drawing
  • Graphics
  • Color theory
  • Architecture: history and construction
  • Elements and principles of design
  • Forms in composition
  • Proportion and perspective
  • Still life and scapes: sea, land, city, sky
  • Major individual project
  • Art history and appreciation
Language Arts

Reading and Literature
  • Read independently
  • Word analysis: etymology
  • Comprehension: author's intent, summarizing paraphrasing, compare content
  • Wide variety of literature
  • Compare literary forms and types
  • Analysis of media: reliability, accuracy, point of view
  • Read in the content area
  • Abstract vocabulary development
  • Words that persuade, dissuade, entertain, enlist
  • Literary elements: rhyme, rhythm, and figurative language
Speaking
  • Appropriate vocabulary and usage
  • Conduct interviews and surveys
  • Parliamentary procedure
Spelling
  • Assigned words
  • Spells correctly written work
  • Organized study plan
Listening
  • Critical thinking: fact versus opinion, nonverbal clues, persuasive words
 
 Writing
  • Composition: writing across the curriculum
  • Parts of Speech: collective, appositive noun, transitive and intransitive, passive and active voice verbs; demonstrative, intensive and relative pronouns, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, correlative conjunctions, interjections
  • Sentences: complex, implied subject, direct and indirect objects, diagramming, independent & dependent clauses, Capitalization and punctuation
  • Legibility
  • Mechanical writing
 Study Skills and Reference
  • References: periodicals, Readers Guide, Bible commentaries
  • Setting goals, priorities, schedules
Mathematics
  • Exponents and scientific notation
  • Order of operations
  • Fundamental operations of whole numbers, fractions, decimals, and mixed numbers
  • Development and use of formulas
  • Problem solving and application
  • Graphing: ordered pairs and inequalities
  • Geometric concepts: terms, constructions, Pythagorean Theorem
  • Inequalities: introduction
  • Ratio, proportion, and percent
  • Integers
  • Absolute value
  • Statistics: mean, median, mode, range
 Music
  • Complex rhythmic patterns
  • Minor scales
  • Music and instruments of the romantic period
  • Sight reading, two-part songs
  • Meter changes
  • Simple chord progressions
  • Write simple major key signature
  • Recognize music of Eastern cultures
  • Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal
Physical Education

Concepts
  • safety, games strategies, environmental responsibility, sports history
Fitness
  • testing, agility, running and jogging, cardiovascular endurance, heart rate monitoring

Positive attitudes

  • self-worth, self-control, honesty, humility, patience
 Interpersonal skills
  • cooperation, sportsmanship, leadership, respect
 
Science and Health
  • God's universe: galaxies, stars, solar systems
  • Genetics
  • Viruses and bacteria
  • Fungi and protists
  • Invertebrates, insects, anthropoids
  • God's plan for sexuality
  • Sexual issues and responsibilities
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
  • The immune system and HIV infection
  • Machines
  • Force, motion, and energy
 
Social Studies
  • Eastern hemispheres
  • Greek and Roman civilizations
  • Civilizations of the Americas: history of Bermuda
  • Medieval societies: Europe, Japan
  • Growth of Islam
  • Renaissance and Reformation
  • Age of Reason: Enlightenment
  • Industrial Age and Scientific Revolution
  • Brotherhood
  • Comparison of political systems
  • Technological progress and implications
  • World trade and resources
  • World geography, environment
  • Contemporary problems and issues
  • Economics: free trade versus central planning
  • Map and globe skills
  • Community service and ADRA
  • Impact of religious differences
 
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