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Knowledge That A 10th Grader Should Have

  1. Posted by Max in Tenth Grade |
  2. November 18th, 2009 |
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Language Arts

  • American literary heritage
  • Cross-cultural literature
  • Folklore and ballads
  • Regional customs, traditions, folkways, and language
  • Literary interpretation and critique
  • Novel, short story, and essay
  • Understanding poetry: lyric poetry, and the sonnet
  • Drama
  • Distinguishing between fact and opinion
  • Persuasion and argumentation
  • Listening skills
  • Public speaking and debate
  • Extending dictionary skills
  • History of the alphabet
  • Vocabulary and etymology
  • Geographical dialects
  • Grammar
  • History of writing
  • Techniques of writing
  • Journal writing
  • Writing short stories, poetry, and plays
  • Writing term papers
  • Constructing footnotes

Social Studies

      • Prehistoric peoples
      • The earliest civilizations
      • The early Greeks
      • Early India and China
      • The Islamic world
      • The Middle Ages
      • African civilizations
      • Civilization in the Americas
      • The Renaissance
      • The rise and fall of monarchies
      • Birth of modern democracy
      • The French Revolution
      • The Industrial Revolution
      • Nationalism
      • Imperialism
      • Science and industry
      • The world wars
        - World War I
        - Between world wars
        - World War II
      • The Cold War
      • The Vietnam War
      • The search for peace
      • Democratic ideals and values
      • The rise and fall of Communism
      • The collapse of the Soviet Union
      • World interdependence
      • World problems and issues
      • Role of women in today’s societies

    Mathematics

      • Origins and uses of geometry
      • Terms, postulates, theorems
      • Sets
      • Nature of proof
      • Inductive and deductive reasoning
      • Ratio and proportion
      • Algebra in geometry
      • Angle relationships
      • Parallel and perpendicular lines
      • Congruent triangles
      • Right triangles
      • Pythagorean Theorem
      • Circles
      • Polygons
      • Relationships between circles and polygons
      • Mensuration theory
      • Measurement of geometric figures
      • Simple constructions
      • Loci
      • Transformational geometry
      • Introduction of symbolic logic
      • Coordinate geometry
      • Trigonometric functions of angles greater than 90
      • Degrees
      • Special angle relationships
      • Problem solving with geometry

    Science

      • Characteristics of life
      • Classification
      • History of plants and animals
      • Microscopic life
      • Simple organisms: algae, bacteria, fungi
      • Vertebrate life
      • Mammals and birds
      • Plant life
      • Photosynthesis
      • Cells
      • Protein synthesis
      • Genetics and heredity
      • DNA-RNA
      • Genetic engineering
      • Reproduction and growth
      • Human biology
      • Nutrition and digestion
      • Behavior
      • Conservation of human resources
      • Environmental issues
      • Energy in ecosystems
      • Scientific method
      • Biology and space travel
      • Disease and disease control