## Learning Objectives

Updated May 1, 2021.

**English Language Arts**

**Language Foundations, K - 1st grade**

Block Style sentence writing

Slant Style sentence writing

Number writing

Actions and Tense

Description of Objects

Information and Background Knowledge

Instructional Words and Problem-Solving Concepts

Classification

Problem-Solving Strategies and Applications

**Writing Foundations, 2nd - 3rd grade**

Reporting

Past Tense

Sentence Analysis

Pronouns

Run-ons

Capitalization

Verb Agreement

Sentence Writing

Verbal Preparation for Paragraph Writing

Editing

Paragraph-Writing

Sentence Writing

Pronoun Clarity

Quotations

Verbal Preparation for Paragraph Writing

Paragraph Conventions

Editing

Passage-Writing

**Reading Foundations, 4th - 5th grade**

Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

Mr. Popper's Penguins by Florence Atwater and Richard Atwater

The Courage of Sarah Noble by Alice Dalgliesh

Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren

Zita the Spacegirl by Ben Hatke

Zathura by Chris Van Allsburg

June 29, 1999 by David Wiesner

Aliens Love Underpants by Claire Freedman

Interstellar Cinderella by Deborah Underwood

Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

There's Nothing to Do on Mars by Chris Gall

Oh No!, Or How My Science Project Destroyed the World by Mac Barnett

Oh No!, Or How I Built a Time Machine to Save History (Or at Least My History Grade) by Mac Barnett

**Reading Mastery, 6th grade**

Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne

The Call of the Wild by Jack London

Hatchet by Gary Paulsen

Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson

The Hobbit, Or, There and Back Again by J.R.R. Tolkien

My Brother Sam is Dead by James Lincoln Collier

Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls

A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'engle

Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

The Boy Who Reversed Himself by William Sleator

**Writing Mastery, 7th - 8th grade**

Rule about sentences

Basic Rule about Writing

Sentences with work and works

Rule about he, she, or it

Sentences with give and gives

Sentences with sit and sits

Contradictions Rule

Sentences with do and does

Present Time, Past Time, Future Time

Verb Tense

Sentences with am, is, and are

Sentences That Tell What to Do

Adding a Comma When You Move Part of a Sentence

Sentences Joined with and, but, or or

Verb Tense

Sentences with has and have

Rule about Sentences with has and have

Rule about Commas in Sentences

Rule for Commas in a Series

Retelling

Evidence and Conclusions

Commas in a Series

Using a Fact List

Retelling

Rule for Comma in Combined Sentences

Using an Outline Diagram

Essay Questions

Writing on Topics

Three Rules about Paragraphs

Paragraph Summaries

Sample Passages

Writing on Topics

Sorting by Topic

Missing Evidence

Writing about Experiences

Checking Your Passage

Misleading Statements

Using Fact Lists

Thesaurus

Insufficient Evidence

Retelling

New Comma Rule

Rules about Commas

Using Evidence

Persuasion

Four-Paragraph Essay

Opinion

Using Evidence from a Story

Opinion Letter

Four-Paragraph Essay

Retelling Using Category Labels

Position Paper

Block Quote

Citing Evidence

Story Questions

Parallel Morals

Position Paper

Retelling

Citing Evidence

Debate

Position Paper

Evidence

Using a Fact Table

Identifying Misleading Statements

Position Paper

Retelling

Persuasion - Information Table

Final Project

**English I, 9th grade**

The Illiad by Homer

The Odyssey by Homer

Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Civil Disobedience by Henry David Thoreau

Letter from a Birmingham Jail by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls

Night by Elie Wiesel

Animal Farm by George Orwell

Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

**English II, 10th grade**

A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare

Oedipus Rex by Sophocles

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

The Catcher and the Rye by JD Salinger

The Epic of Gilgamesh by Shin-Leqi-Unninni

All the Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy

Lord of the Flies by William Goldberg

Common Sense by Thomas Paine

Alas, Babylon by Pat Frank

The Allegory of the Cave, Plato

**AP Language and Composition, 11th grade**

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

1984 by George Orwell

A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennesse Williams

The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

Othello by Shakespeare

The Crucible by Arthur Miller

Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky

**AP Literature and Composition, 12th grade**

Antigone by Sophocles

The Tempest by Shakespeare

The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

Emma by Jane Austen

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie

Emily Dickinson

Edgar Allan Poe

Walt Whitman

Langston Hughes

Robert Frost

**Mathematics**

**Mathematics, Kindergarten**

Reciting Counting Numbers (Rote Counting)

Counting Objects

Counting Events (claps, pennies)

Count On: Next Number

Counting Backward

Ordinal Numbers

Symbol Identification

Symbol Writing

Numbers and Counters

Equality and Equations

Place Value

Addition (One-digit numbers)

Addition (Two-digit numbers)

Commutative Property

Addition Facts (+1, +10, +Teen)

Algebra Addition

Subtraction

Column Problems

Money: Coins and Bills

Shapes and 3D Objects

Relative Position and Size

Grouping, Ordering, and Patterns

**Mathematics, 1st Grade**

Column Addition

Carrying

3 Addends

Column Subtraction

Zero as First Digit

Different Digit Problems

Number Families

Number Family Strategy

Facts

Mental Math

Fact Relationships

Number Families with 2 and 3-Digit Numbers

Fractions

Counting by 1s, 10s, 100s, 5s, 25s, 2s

Counting Backward by 1s, 10s, 100s

Word Problems

Action and Classification Word Problems

Comparison Word Problems

**Mathematics, 2nd Grade**

Counting

Place Value

Expanded notation, renaming

Number Families

Addition - Subtraction Facts

Word Problems

Column Addition - Subtraction

Mental Math

Money

Multiplication

Measurement

Lines, perimeter, area

Inequality and equivalence

Geometry

2D, 3D, Decomposition, Angles

Missing Addend

Estimation

Clock Time

Data

Tables, Graphs, Line Charts

Fractions

**Mathematics, 3rd Grade**

Addition and subtraction facts

Multiplication and division facts introduction

Carrying addition and borrowing subtraction column problems

Word problems for addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division

Fractions

Area and perimeter

Counting

Time

Bar and picture graphs

Rounding/Estimating

**Mathematics, 4th Grade**

Multiplication and division facts review

Fractions (including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and equivalence)

Area and perimeter

Carrying addition and borrowing subtractions column problems

Multi-digit multiplication and division

Decimals (including addition and subtraction)

Angles

Rounding/Estimating

Ratios

Multiples, factors, prime, and composite

**Mathematics, 5th Grade**

Fraction operations (addition/subtraction with unlike denominators, multiplication, and division)

Word problems involving addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of whole numbers and fractions

Fraction simplification

Area of rectangles, parallelograms and circles, and perimeter

Volume of rectangular prisms and cylinders

Multi-step word problems involving volume, ratio, and proportion, classification, probability, and percent

Multi-digit whole number, mixed number, and decimal operations (including 2-digit divisors and decimal division)

Place value and rounding whole numbers and decimals (including millions and thousandths)

Coordinate system (points, lines, and ratio word problems)

Exponents

Unit conversion

**Math Basics, 6th grade**

Addition

Subtraction

Multiplication

Division

Basic Fractions

Fractions, Decimals, and Percents

Ratios and Equations

Humble Pi: When Math Goes Wrong in the Real World

**Algebra I, 7th - 8th grade**

Short Division

Decimal Rounding

Decimal Operations

Fraction Operations

Fraction, Decimal, Percent Equivalences

Abbreviations

Problem Solving: Add/Subtract

Fraction Simplification

Problem Solving: Rate Equations

What is Algebra?

Problem Solving: Algebra Translation

Coordinate System

Signed-Number Operations

Straight-Line Equations

Exponents

Geometry

Pythagorean Theorem

Similar Triangles

Probability

Scientific Notation

Proportion

Box and Whiskers

Final Project

**Algebra II, 9th grade**

Coding and Math

Coding Basics

Fundamentals of Algebra

Algebra and problem-solving

Polynomials

Factoring

Solving an Equation

Quadratic Equations

Probability and Statistics

Data Science

**Geometry, 10th grade**

Basics of Geometry

Parallel Lines

Triangles and Congruence

Quadrilaterals and Polygons

Geometric Transformations

Similarity

Right Triangles and Trigonometry

Circles

Area

Surface Area and Volume

**Math Adventures with Python, 11 - 12th grade**

Drawing Polygons

Arithmetic with Lists and Loops

Guessing and Checking with Conditionals

Transforming and Storing Numbers with Algebra

Transforming Shapes with Geometry

Creating Oscillations with Trigonometry

Complex Numbers

Using Matrices for Computer Graphics and Systems of Equations

Building Objects with Classes

Creating Fractals Using Recursion

Cellular Automata

Solving Problems Using Genetic Algorithms

**Science**

**Botany, K - 1st grade**

The World of Plants

Nonflowering Plants

Flowering Plants

Living with Plants

**Zoology, 2nd - 3rd grade**

Invertebrates

Fish

Amphibians

Reptiles

Birds

Mammals

**Human Biology, 4th - 5th grade**

Body Systems

Head and Neck

Abdomen and Pelvis

Chest and Back

Legs and Feet

Arms and Hands

Body Science

**Astronomy, 6th grade**

The Solar System

Stars

Galaxies

Exploring Space

The Night Sky

**Fundamentals of Engineering, 7th grade**

The Mechanics of Movement

Harnessing the Elements

Working with Waves

Electricity and Automation

The Digital Domain

Eureka: The Invention of Machines

**Science Basics, 8th grade**

Scientific Investigation

Matter, Chemical Reactions, and Solutions

Motion, Forces, and Work

Energy

Outer Space: The Universe and the Solar System

The Earth, Weather, Atmosphere, and Climate

Life: Classification and Cells

Plants and Animals

The Human Body and Body Systems

History of Life: Heredity, Evolution, and Fossils

Ecology: Habitats, Interdependence, and Resources

**AP Physics, 9th grade**

Introduction: The Nature of Science and Physics

Kinematics

Dynamics

Circular Motion and Gravitation

Energy

Momentum

Simple Harmonic Motion

Torque and Rotational Motion

Electric Charge and Electric Force

DC Circuits

Mechanical Waves and Soun

**AP Chemistry, 10th grade**

Essential Ideas

Atomic Structure and Properties

Molecular and Ionic Compound Structure and Properties

Intermolecular Forces and Properties

Chemical Reactions

Kinetics

Thermodynamics

Equilibrium

Acids and Bases

Applications of Thermodynamics

**AP Biology, 11th grade**

Chemistry of Life

The Cell

Genetics

Evolutionary Processes

Biological Diversity

Plant Structure and Function

Ecology

**Research Capstone, 12th grade**

Independent research project

**Social Studies**

**Introduction to the World: Geography, Cultures, and People, 1st - 2nd grade**

Where am I?

Map Reading

Who are we?

The Continents

North America

South America

Europe

Asia

Africa

Australia

Antarctica and the Arctic Regions

**Greek Mythology, 3rd - 5th grade**

Introduction to Myths

Titan Children

Who's Who and What's What

The War of Beauty and the Trojan Horse

Pandora's Box

The Chariot of the Sun

Atalanta and the Great Race

Odysseus Escapes the Cyclops

Greedy King Midas

Perseus and Medusa

Persephone and the Four Seasons

Orpheus and Eurydice

The Twelve Labors of Heracles

Echo and Narcissus

The Flying Horse

The Tangled Web of Arachne

Eros and Psyche

Daedalus and Icarus

Theseus and the Minotaur

**World History, 6th - 8th grade**

The First Humans: Prehistory - 3500 BCE

First Civilizations: 3500 BCE - 300 CE

The Middle Ages: 400 CE - 1500 CE

Renaissance and Reformation: 1350 - 1650

The Age of Exploration: 1400 - 1800

Revolution and Enlightenment: 1500 - 1865

The Era of Imperiialism: 1800 - 1914

World Conflicts in the Early Twentieth Century: 1914 - 1945

Post-World War II: The World from 1945 to Today

**AP U.S. History, 9th grade**

1491–1763

1763–1800

1800–1844

1844–1877

1877–1898

1898–1945

1945–1980

1980–Present

**AP U.S. Government, 10th grade**

Foundations of American Democracy

Interactions Among Branches of Government

Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

American Political Ideologies and Beliefs

Political Participation

Create a State Project

**AP Microeconomics, 11th grade**

Welcome to Economics

Choice in a World of Scarcity

Demand and Supply

Labor and Financial Markets

Elasticity

Consumer Choices

Production, Costs, and Industry Structure

Perfect Competition

Monopoly

Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly

Monopoly and Antitrust Policy

Environmental Protection and Negative Externalities

Positive Externalities and Public Goods

Poverty and Economic Inequality

Labor Markets and Income

Information, Risk, and Insurance

Financial Markets

Public Economy

International Trade

Globalization and Protectionism

**Computer Science**

**Computer Science Foundations with Scratch**

Getting Started

Motion and Drawing

Looks and Sound

Procedures

Variables

Making Decisions

Repetition: A Deeper Exploration of Loops

String Processing

Lists

Sharing and Collaboration

**Computer Science**

Computing Systems

Data and Analysis

Universal Programming Principles

Programming with Scratch

Programming in Python

Web Development

**FreeCode Camp Certification (Must complete at least one)**

Responsive Web Design Certification

Data Visualization Certification

Scientific Computing with Python Certification

Data Analysis with Python Certification

Information Security Certification

Machine Learning with Python Certification

**Art, Music, and Design**

**Drawing**

Line

Texture

Shape

Color

Light and Space

Representational

Non-representational

Perspective

Figure Drawing

**Music**

Pitch

Notation

Octave Registers

Half Steps and Whole Steps

Major Scale

Major Key Signatures

Minor Scales

Minor Key Scales

Time Signatures

Duration Symbols

Dots and Ties

Meter

Tuplets

Chords

Triads

**3D Printing and Design**

3D Printing Revolution

Getting Started with TinkerCAD

Manipulating Parts and Scaling

Grouping, Holes, and Align Tool

Patterns and Slicing

Final Project

**Onshape Fundamentals Certification**

Getting Started

Introduction to Sketching

Part Design Using Part Studios

Multi-Part Part Studios

Onshape Assemblies

Detailed Drawings

Final Project