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Grade Results will customize courses and follow client’s specifications and curriculum calendar. The course descriptions may vary depending on specific state standards.

As student’s progress through course lessons, they will discover formative questions and activities which will enhance the learning process. The evaluative method of assessment includes five multiple-choice questions and two conceptual short-answer questions. Questions range in difficulty from the Knowledge level of Bloom’s Taxonomy to higher order thinking questions. Courses are essentially self-paced, with the ability to connect with a live online instructor to obtain assistance for content clarification or the ability to ask question for greater understanding of materials.
MATH, LANGUAGE ARTS, SCIENCE AND SOCIAL STUDIES
K-5 Courses for K-5 students are specifically designed to build the foundational skills necessary to be successful in primary school. Topics in this course include basic skills in English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, and Health. Skills in English Language Arts include basic Reading Skills for Literature and Informational Text, basic Writing Techniques, and basic Speaking and Listening Techniques. Skills in Mathematics include understanding shapes, measurements, and reasoning. Skills in Science include Scientific Inquiry, Physical Science, Energy, Life Science, Earth and Space Science, and the Science of Motion and Position. Skills in Social Studies include Chronological and Historical Thinking, Understanding Maps, Citizenship and Government, and Economics. Skills in Health include Healthy Behavior, Emotional Behavior, Social Behavior, Prevention of Infectious Diseases, and Communication Skills.
ENGLISH /LANGUAGE ARTS COURSES
6th Grade Language Arts This course is designed to help students develop the basic skills of reading, writing, and reading comprehension. Topics of this course include: Word Roots, Basic Literary Analysis, Elements of Poetry, Grammar Mechanics, Creative Writing, and many others. In addition the 6th Grade Language Arts course includes topics on writing poetry, narratives, essays, and letters which will create a foundation of writing which will be refined in future English courses.
7th Grade Language Arts This course is designed to help students develop the basic skills of reading, writing, and reading comprehension. Topics of this course include: Word Roots, Graphical Elements in Poetry, Structure of Drama, Author's Purpose, and Summarizing. In addition, this course also includes topics pertaining to the writing process and writing different types of literary.
8th Grade Language Arts This course is designed to help students develop intermediate skills in reading, writing, and reading comprehension. This course allows students the opportunity to refine skills learned during the 6th and 7th Grade Language Arts courses. Topics covered in this course include: Word Roots, Impact of Beliefs on Literary Work, Characterization, Point of View, and Figurative Language. In addition the course also includes topics pertaining to the writing process and writing different types of texts including letters and essays.
English I This course is designed to help students develop grammar mechanics, reading, writing, and comprehension skills. In addition, students will have the opportunity to learn across the curriculum as key vocabulary words in this course contain words relevant to Science, Mathematics, Social Studies, and Arts. Course topics include: Word Analogies, Comprehension of Literary Text, Analysis of Poetry Elements, Reading Comprehension Strategies, and Oral and Written Conventions including instruction on proper style formatting following the Modern Language Association Chicago Manual of Style.
English II This course is designed to help students develop grammar mechanics, reading, writing, and comprehension skills. In addition English II reinforces the skills learned in English I and previous Language Arts courses. Some of the topics covered in this course include: key vocabulary, Etymology, Analysis of Elements of Poetry, Structure of Drama, and Reading and Comprehension strategies for Cultural and Historical Texts. In addition, English II contains instruction and strategies required in writing research papers. This also includes instruction on proper style formatting following the Modern Language Association Chicago Manual of Style.
English III This course is designed to help students develop grammar mechanics, reading, writing, and comprehension skills. In addition English III reinforces skills learned in English I, English II, and previous Language Arts courses. Topics covered in English III include Reading/Vocabulary Development, Reading/Comprehension of Literary Texts. This course also includes instruction on writing argumentative essays as well as strategies in writing research papers. This includes instruction of proper style formatting following the Modern Language Association Chicago Manual of Style.
English IV This course is an advanced course in English designed to help students develop grammar mechanics, reading, writing, and comprehension skills. Special attention is given to the analysis of literature and learning different essay formats. Topics include: Reading/Comprehension of Literary Text/Fiction, Writing Process, Oral and Written Conventions, and many others. This includes instruction of proper style formatting following the Modern Language Association Chicago Manual of Style.
Humanities This course addresses literary creativity and how it has affected society. Students learn to read and analyze historical texts to develop a better understanding of the work and why it was created. Topics covered in this course include: Elements of Literary Creativity, Respond to Elements in Text, Impact of Historical Movements on Literature and Achievements in Literature.
Literary Genres This course requires students to critically evaluate historic texts to develop an understanding of the culture and cultural elements associated with the text. Topics covered in this course include: Word Origins, Figurative Language, Text Structure, and Themes.
Practical Writing Skills This course is designed to teach students the skills necessary in writing. Topics covered in this course include: Letter Writing, Persuasive Writing, Subject-Verb Agreement, and Pre and Post Writing Techniques.
ESL/SOL English I This course is designed specifically for speakers of other languages. Students will learn basic skills in grammar mechanics, writing, reading, and comprehension. Topics covered in this course include: Etymology, Comprehension in Literary Text, Cross Culture and Literature, Structure of Drama, and Elements of a Story. In addition, this course also contains instruction in the writing process as well as topics including Narrative Writing and Essay Structure.
ESL/SOL English II This course is the second of two English courses designed specifically for speakers of other languages. Students will learn skills in grammar mechanics, writing, reading, and comprehension. Topics covered in this course include: Etymology, Analysis of Elements of Poetry, Significance of Literary Devices, and Fact and Opinion. In addition, this course also contains instruction in the writing process as well as topics including: Narrative Writing, Essay Structure, and Research Paper.
ELECTIVES
Creative Writing This course will introduce students to the process and techniques of creative writing. Students will experiment with various types of writing, including the writing of fiction and composing poetry, short stories and critical responses. Students will be required to keep a journal with daily writing assignments. Class readings will expose students to various writing styles and provide examples of the successes and strategies of other writers. Forums will be spent discussing the writer's craft, the assigned readings, and student writing
Business Writing This course is designed to teach students how to produce reports, letters, memos, e-mail, faxes, and short articles that are effective and clearly organized. Students will learn to eliminate errors by developing editing checklists apply to each document the student sends out. Finally, the student will be exposed to writing examples that demonstrate the points under discussion.
Journalism This course is designed to teach students basic instruction in journalistic forms and style; history of journalism, use of computer in composition of news reports or articles and in solution of news writing problems; laboratory writing exercises on computer.
Speech This course is designed to teach students the theory and process of shaping ideas into an effective oral presentation. Particular attention is paid to selecting supporting materials, arranging ideas in a logical manner, and delivering the speech effectively. Emphasis is placed on an extemporaneous style of presenting informative and persuasive speeches.
MATHEMATICS COURSES
6th Grade Math This course is an early middle school level Match course designed to help students develop basic math skills including basic Algebra and Geometry. Topics covered in this course include: Prime Factorization, Estimation, Angles, and Circle Graph.
7th Grade Math This course is designed to help students develop basic math skills including basic Algebra and Geometry. Topics covered in this course include: Understanding Rational Numbers, Order of Operations, Problem Solving, Geometry and Spatial Reasoning, and Probability and Statistics.
8th Grade Math This course is an intermediate level Math course designed to help students transition from basic math to Algebra and Geometry. Topics covered in this course include: Quantitative Reasoning, Geometry and Spatial Reasoning, Measurement, and Probability and Statistics.
Mathematical Models with Applications This course builds a foundation of basic Algebra skills that can be built upon in more advanced Math courses. Topics in this course include: Independent and Dependent Variables, Domain and Range, Slope, and Solving Quadratic Equations.
Algebra I This course builds a foundation of basic Algebra skills that can be built upon in more advanced Math courses. Topics in this course include: Independent and Dependent Variables, Domain and Range, Slope, and Solving Quadratic Equations.
Algebra II This course builds on the basic skills learned in Algebra I. Topics in this course include: Interpretation of Scatter Plot, Solving System of Equations, Conic Section, Graphing Quadratic Functions, Solving Radical Equations, and Solving Logarithmic and Exponential Inequalities
Geometry This course is a study of Geometrical principles and functions. Topics covered in this course include: Logical Reasoning, Tessellation, Pythagorean Theorem, and Congruent Triangles.
Pre-Calculus This course is an advanced study in Mathematics which contains principles of Algebra, Geometry, and Trigonometry. Topics covered in this course include: Domain and Range, Transformation of Functions, Sales Tax, and Trigonometric ratios and functions.
Calculus This course develops the student's understanding of the concepts of calculus (functions, graphs, limits, derivatives and integrals) and provides experience with methods and applications. The course encourages the geometric, numerical, analytical, and verbal expression of concepts, results, and problems.
Trigonometry This course includes trigonometric ratios, triangles, circular functions, identities, trigonometry application, graphs and trigonometric equations.
Statistics This course includes an introduction to the major concepts and tools for collecting, analyzing and drawing conclusions from data. The four broad conceptual themes are: exploring data, planning a study, anticipating patterns and statistical inference.
SCIENCE COURSES
6th Grade Science This course is the study of basic principles and concepts related to Science designed to create a foundation for future learning. Topics covered in this course include: Observation and Inference, Scientific Method, Scientific Models, Physical Properties of Matter, Energy, Geology and Taxonomy.
7th Grade Science This course is the study of basic principles and concepts related to Science designed to create a foundation for future learning. Topics covered in this course include: The Scientific Method, Photosynthesis, Biomolecules, Ecosystems, Biomes, and Cell Theory.
8th Grade Science This course is the study of basic principles and concepts related to Science. Topics covered in this course include: Scientific Models, Measurements, Atomic Structure, Force and Laws of Motion, The Rotation and Revolution of Earth and Moon, Galaxies, and Geology.
Earth and Space Science This course is the comprehensive study of the natural processes which occur on Earth, the atmosphere, and space. Topics covered in this course include: The Scientific Process, Earth in Space and Time, Solid Earth, Fluid Earth, and the Carbon Cycle.
Biology This course is the comprehensive study of concepts and principles related to the field of Biology. Topics covered in this course include: The Scientific Process, Scientific Concepts, Cells, Biological Evolution, Taxonomy, Homeostasis, and Symbiosis.
Chemistry This course is the basic study of the concepts and principles related to the field of Chemistry. Topics covered in this course include: The Scientific Process, Scientific Reasoning, Physical and Chemical Properties, Periodic Table, Atomic Structure, and the Kinetic-Molecular Theory.
Environmental Science This course is the study of basic environmental principles and concepts as well as a study of problems faced in the environment today. Topics covered in this course include: Biomes, Natural Resource Management, Ecosystems, and Pollution.
Integrated Physics and Chemistry This course is the study of the natural processes related with Physics and Chemistry. Topics covered in this course include: the Scientific Method, Kinematics, Gravity, Energy, Physical Properties of Matter, Chemical Bonding, and the Periodic Table.
Physics This course is the study of basic principles and concepts pertaining to the study of Physics. Topics covered in this course include: Force and Motion, Gravity, Electromagnetism, Energy, Waves, Nuclear Chemistry, and Nuclear Physics.
SOCIAL STUDIES COURSES
6th Grade Social Studies This course is a study of basic concepts in History, Geography, Civics, Economics and Sociology. Topics covered in this course include: Early History and the Ancient World, Geographic Tools, Economic Systems, and Technology and Expansion.
7th Grade Social Studies Seventh grade curriculum varies quite widely across the states. In some, the course focuses on world history and geography, starting where sixth grade left off, around the fall of Rome, and then covering the rise of Europe until the Enlightenment. In many others, seventh graders study this world history but also add a hefty section of state history, particularly when a state was first settled by European conquerors during the early modern era. In some states, such as Texas, the entire year is devoted to state history, starting from the first Native American habitants. Building on sixth grade, the curriculum also focuses on geography, and the important relationships between people and the lands they settled. Grade Results follows state specific standards and learning outcomes.
8th Grade Social Studies This course is a survey of the History of the United States to the year 1877. Topics covered in this course include: Age of Exploration, New Empires in the Americas, and Life in the English Colonies, The American Revolution, Manifest Destiny, and the American Civil War.
World Geography This course is designed to help students expand their knowledge of the world. Topics covered in this course include: The Physical and Cultural Geography of the United States and Canada, Earth's Rotation and Revolution, Political and Economic activity.
US History from Ancient Civilizations to American Civil War This course is a survey of American History which provides information on the foundation and growth of early America. Lessons contained in the curriculum are developed using current pedagogical state standards and benchmarks. Topics covered in this course include topics from Ancient Civilizations to the American Civil War and Reconstruction.
US History Since Reconstruction This course is a survey of History of the United States of America beginning with 1877. Topics covered in this course include: Changes on the Western Frontier, A New Industrial Age, The First World War, and the Conflict in Vietnam.
US Government This course is the study of the major forms of government and political ideas throughout history. Topics covered in this course include: Principles of Government, Political Parties, Origins of American Government, The Constitution, and the Presidency.
World History This course is the study of Ancient to Modern World History. Topics covered in this course include: The Ancient World, The Byzantine Empire, Enlightenment and Revolution, World War II, and Comparative Economic Systems.
African American History This course is a survey of American History with the primary focus on the struggles and accomplishments of African Americans. Topics covered in this course include topics from Ancient African History to modern and current African-American political leaders.
Psychology This course is a study of early Psychological thinkers and their theories. Topics covered in this course include: Behavior Perspective in Psychology, The Brain and Nervous System, American Psychological Association, and Psychology's Key Issues and Controversies.
Sociology This course is the study of concepts and theories associated with the study of culture and its effects on society. Topics covered in this course include: The Origin of Sociology, Social Stratification, Power and Authority, Leadership and Motivation, and Groups and Formal Organizations.
Principles of Economics This course is an introduction to microeconomic and macroeconomic theory and also includes a personal finance component. A broad array of topics are explored including: basic economic concepts, price determination, analyses of the firm and market structures, measures of output, inflation, unemployment and stabilization policies, and trade. Twin goals include demonstrating the relevance of the material to the students' lives and assisting them in applying the concepts and ‘economic way of thinking' to problems and questions in logical, critical ways. The personal finance portion covers six main areas: wealth creation, budgeting, credit, insurance, tax preparation and saving and investing.
Macroeconomics This course is designed to introduce classic macroeconomic issues such as growth, inflation, unemployment, interest rates, exchange rates, technological progress, and budget deficits. The course will provide a unified framework to address these issues and to study the impact of different policies, such as monetary and fiscal policies, on the aggregate behavior of individuals. These analytical tools will be used to understand the recent experience of the United States and other countries and to address how current policy initiatives affect their macroeconomic performance.
GLOBAL LANGUAGE COURSES
French I This course is an introduction to basic grammar principles and vocabulary words and expressions. Students acquire elementary skills in the areas speaking, listening, reading and writing in the French language. Culture awareness of French-speaking countries is also a core part of this course.
Latin I This course is intended to be a comprehensive introduction to Latin grammar and vocabulary. The student will be familiar with all four conjugations of verbs, all six active tenses of verbs, as well as the most common irregular verbs, all five declensions of nouns, the basic function of all cases, all regular adjective forms, personal and demonstrative pronouns, and the vocabulary and syntax common to most first year Latin classes. In addition, all students will be exposed to the basic Roman daily life and culture, as well as a general outline of Roman history and major Roman contributions to literature, engineering, architecture, and government.
Mandarin I This course provides a cultural awareness, ability to read and comprehend traditional Chinese characters, and conversion on a keyboard. The purpose of this course is basic understanding, speaking, reading, and writing Chinese.
Spanish I This course will introduce basic Spanish vocabulary and grammar. The students will be reading, writing, listening and speaking Spanish. Concepts are introduced thematically and Latino culture is introduced throughout the course.
TECHNOLOGY / COMPUTER APPLICATION COURSES
Microsoft Office Access This course will teach students how to create and edit and organize Access databases. Students will create databases, tables and queries. The course also teaches how to use advanced Access features such as Action Queries, Crosstab Queries and referential integrity. This course is designed for students who desire the skills necessary to create, edit, and format databases as well as manipulate data using Microsoft Office Access 2010.
Microsoft Office Excel This course teaches students how to create and edit spreadsheets, format spreadsheets, and preview and then print the document. The course also teaches how to use formulas, functions and web queries. Students will also learn data forecasting using the IF function and What-If analysis. This course is designed for students who desire the skills necessary to create, edit, and format Microsoft Office Excel 2010 documents.
Microsoft Office PowerPoint This course teaches students how to create and edit PowerPoint presentations, add, delete and format slides, and view presentations. The course also teaches how to use advanced formatting techniques such as Quick Styles and transitions. This course is designed for students who desire the skills necessary to create, edit, format, and view Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2010 documents.
Microsoft Office Outlook This course will provide students with the skills they need to start sending and responding to email in Microsoft Office Outlook 2010, as well as maintaining a Calendar, scheduling meetings, and working with tasks and notes. This course is designed for students who desire the skills necessary to create and send email, schedule meetings and tasks with Microsoft Office Outlook 2010.
Microsoft Office Publisher This course will teach students how to create and edit and format Publisher documents. Students will create brochures, fliers, newsletters and business cards. The course also teaches how to use advanced Publisher features such as WordArt, graphics editing and embedding fonts. This course is designed for students who desire the skills necessary to create, edit, format, print and export Microsoft Office Publisher 2010 documents.
Microsoft Office Word This course teaches students how to create and edit documents, save, open or close documents, apply formatting, and preview and then print the document. The course also teaches how to write and format research papers, create a letterhead and write a business letter. This course is designed for students who desire the skills necessary to create, edit, format and print Microsoft Office Word 2010 documents.
MUSIC
Music Appreciation This course is a survey of Music History with a study of basic elements composers use to create voice, wind, string and electronic works. Lessons contained in the curriculum are developed using current pedagogical state standards and benchmarks. Topics covered in this course include a study of the elements of music and music periods including Baroque, Classical, Romantic, etc.
EXAM PREPARATION
ACT
Language The ACT Language course is a comprehensive practice assessment designed to help the student achieve higher scores on the Language Arts portion of the ACT Exam. The questions cover a wide range of topics in Language Arts students are expected to know before taking the exam. Topics in this course include: Point of View, Cause and Effect, Context Clues, General Essay Structure, Parts of Speech and Persuasive Writing. (Covers 42 standards - estimated length is 30 hrs.)
Math The ACT Math course is a comprehensive practice assessment designed to help the student achieve higher scores on the Math portion of the ACT Exam. Students’ progress through the course by following along with lessons and answering questions which are tailored to help them review and prepare for the actual ACT Exam. The questions cover a wide range of topics in Math, Algebra, Advanced Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, and Calculus students are expected to know before taking the exam. (Covers 49 standards - estimated length is 72 hrs.)
Science The ACT Science course is a practice assessment designed to help the student achieve higher scores on the Science portion of the ACT Exam. Students’ progress through the course by following along with lessons and answering questions which are tailored to help them review and prepare for the actual ACT Exam. The questions cover a specific amount of curriculum in Science students are expected to know before taking the exam. (Covers 49 standards - estimated length is 72 hrs.)
GED
Language Arts
Reading and Writing
The GED Language Arts- Reading and Writing course is specifically designed to help the student achieve a satisfactory score on the English portion of the GED Exam. The questions cover a wide range of topics in Language Arts students are expected to know before taking the exam. Topics covered in this course include: Analysis of Poetry Elements, Author's Purpose, Comprehension of Literary Text, and Proofreading. (Covers 51 standards - estimated length is 48 hrs.)
Math The GED Math course is specifically designed to help the student achieve a satisfactory score on the Math portion of the GED Exam. The questions cover a wide range of topics in Math students are expected to know before taking the exam. Topics covered in this course include: Word Problems on Rates, Ration, and Proportion, Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials, and Scientific Notation. (Covers 82 standards - estimated length is 72 hrs.)
Science The GED Science course is specifically designed to help the student achieve a satisfactory score on the Science portion of the GED Exam. The questions cover a wide range of topics in Science students are expected to know before taking the exam. Topics covered in this course include: Atomic Structure, Cell Theory, Biological Evolution, Balancing Chemical Equations and Force and Motion. (Covers 18 standards - estimated length is 24 hrs.)
Social Studies The GED Social Studies course is specifically designed to help the student achieve a satisfactory score on the Social Studies portion of the GED Exam. The questions in this course cover a wide range of topics in Social Studies students are expected to know before taking the exam. (Covers 26 standards - estimated length is 1 hr.)
SAT
Language Arts The SAT Language Arts course is specifically designed to help the student achieve a satisfactory score on the Language Arts portion of the SAT Exam. The questions cover a wide range of topics in Language Arts students are expected to know before taking the exam. Topics covered in this course include: Author's Purpose, Comprehension of Informational Text, Faulty Comparisons, and Thesis Statement. (Covers 51 standards - estimated length is 48 hrs.)
Math The SAT Math course is specifically designed to help the student achieve a satisfactory score on the Math portion of the SAT Exam. The questions cover a wide range of topics in Math students are expected to know before taking the exam. Topics covered in this course include: Absolute Value, Equivalent Fractions, Permutations, Properties of Exponents, and Solving Inequalities. (Covers 48 standards - estimated length is 48 hrs.)