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  • Self-Reported High School Course Outline for Homeschooled Students

    Student: _________________________ Date: __________________________

    Teacher: _________________________ Signature: _______________________________

    Name of Course Credits Letter

    Grade

    Grade

    Grade 11: 2016-2017

    1. Mathematics: Geometry

    School/Institution: Seton Home Study School

    Course: MAT211-12A

    Text: Saxon Math, Geometry by John Saxon

    DVD: Digital Interactive Video Education (DI.V.E. into Math)

    Geometry by David Shoremann

    Assessment/Evaluation: Seton quarterly tests

    Description: Classical Euclidian course provides student with a

    thorough understanding of geometric concepts, including:

    points, lines, lanes, and angles; deductive reasoning ; parallel

    lines and planes; congruent triangle; quadrilaterals; right

    triangles; circles; areas of plane figures; and areas and volumes

    of solids.

    1 A 90

    2. History: Medieval European History, Geography &

    Literature

    School/Institution: Our Lady of Victory School

    Texts:

    History of the English-Speaking Peoples by

    Winston Churchill (ed. Christopher Lee)

    A History of Medieval Spain by Joseph O'Callaghan

    Richard the Third by Paul Murray Kendall

    The Ballad of the White Horse by G.K. Chesterton

    1 B 75

  • Self-Reported High School Course Outline for Homeschooled Students

    The song of Roland by Dorothy Sayers (trans.)

    El Cid

    Beowulf

    Assessment/Evaluation: Our Lady of Victory quarterly tests

    Description: Medieval European History, Geography &

    Literature (MODG) studies medieval history from the 8th

    century to the 1 7th century through history texts and literary

    works correlated to the time period. The student will learn

    about historical events and personages from the Middle

    Ages.

    3. English: Grammar and Composition

    School/Institution: Seton Home Study School

    Course: ENG201-13A

    Assessment/Evaluation: Tests, reading comprehension and

    essay questions and answers, Seton quarterly tests

    Texts:

    Animal Farm by George Orwell

    Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

    Beowulf

    Henry V by William Shakespeare

    The Space Trilogy by C.S. Lewis

    The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway

    Description: Combines composition with literary analysis.

    Basic principles of composition are reviewed, culminating in a

    persuasive research report. Students study novels and poetry

    and delve into the complexities of each, such as figurative

    language and sound devices.

    1 A- 82

  • Self-Reported High School Course Outline for Homeschooled Students

    4. Religion: The Bible

    School/Institution: Seton Home Study School

    Course: REL301-022

    Texts: Introduction to the Bible by Fr John Laux; Holy Bible

    Assessment/Evaluation: Seton quarterly tests

    Description: Study of the purposes, origins, and versions of the

    Bible, as well as the books of the Bible, both individually and

    in their natural groupings. Besides the doctrine and spiritual

    message of each book, the student will study the historical and

    social context of the Bible. The lesson plans include

    supplemental materials on such topics as the Suffering Servant,

    Types of Christ, and the Incarnation.

    .5 A+ 100

    5. Science: Earth Science

    School/Institution: Home School

    Text: Geology, Oceanography, and Astronomy by Edward

    Ortleb & Richard Cadice; numerous research texts

    Assessment/Evaluation: Module tests; Essays; Science Projects

    Description: Earth Science teaches the habit of careful research

    along with some additional investigation in geology,

    oceanography, meteorology, and astronomy. The student must

    then present the information which he has gathered in essays

    which will help to develop his writing skills. Included are

    numerous science projects which pertain to the course of

    studies such as rock collections, weather boards, etc.

    1 B+ 78

    6. Languages: Classical LatinPart I

    School/Institution: Homeschool Connections (Online)

    Course: Latin I, Part One and Latin I, Part Two

    Instructor: EmilyHenry

    Text: Wheelock's Latin

    1 A- 83

  • Self-Reported High School Course Outline for Homeschooled Students

    Assessment/Evaluation: Chapter Tests

    Description: Fundamental elements of Latin grammar and

    vocabulary ; Roman history

    7. Physical Education/Performing Arts:

    Ballet:

    School/Institution: Royal Academy of Ballet

    Studio: Florence Abel School of Dance

    Level: Advanced Foundations

    Instructor: Florence Abel, RAD-certified instructor

    Assessment/Evaluation: Informal on-going evaluation

    Description: Progressive, structured assessment at a

    high level of qualifications accepted as benchmarks by

    vocational schools, universities and other higher-

    education institutions offering degree courses and

    programs in dance and dance education

    Irish Dance:

    School/lnstitution: Cornell School of Irish Dance

    Level: Prizewinner

    Instructor: Devin Cornell

    Assessment/Evaluation: Grade examinations and

    competition scores, public performances

    Description: Traditional and modern dance, individual,

    small and large group pieces, strength and flexibility

    training, work ethic and presentation, preparation for

    performances and competitions

    8. Music: Voice Choral

    Organization: Ridgetown Girls' Choir

    Instructors: Marian Visser; Angela Sikkima

    Description: Performances in community for Christmas,

    Easter, Kiwanis, etc.; contemporary, Latin, hymns, folk, etc.

    Assessment/Evaluation: Informal on-going evaluation of

    weekly progress, public performances

  • Self-Reported High School Course Outline for Homeschooled Students

    Grade 12: 2017-2018

    1. Mathematics: Mathematics for Everyday Life

    School/Institution: Home School

    Course: MAT222-12A

    Text: Workplace Preparation (VLC) public school curriculum

    Assessment/Evaluation: quarterly tests

    Description: This course enables students to broaden their

    understanding of mathematics as it is applied in important

    areas of day-to-day living. Students solve problems associated

    with earning money, paying taxes, and making purchases;

    apply calculations of simple and compound interest in saving,

    investing, and borrowing; and calculate the costs of

    transportation and travel in a variety of situations.

    1 Pending Pending

    2. History: History of the Reformation and Restoration

    School/Institution: Our Lady of Victory School

    Texts:

    The Cleaving of Christendom by Warren Carroll

    Aeterni Patris and Rerum Novarum by Leo XIII

    Humanae Vitae by Paul VI

    Surprised by Truth by Patrick Madrid (ed.)

    Assessment/Evaluation: Essays, Chapter Summaries

    Description: History of the Reformation and Restoration

    independent study explores the period of the Protestant

    Reformation, the expansion of the Church into the

    Americas and the East.

    1 B 75

  • Self-Reported High School Course Outline for Homeschooled Students

    3. English: Expository Writing

    School/Institution: Homeschool Connections (Online)

    Course: Simplified Writing 1, II, and III

    Instructor: Erin Brown Conroy

    Description: Designed impart skills that make writing strong

    and clearable to articulate ideas well in writing for all high-

    school level work. Students will learn how to perfect strong

    sentences and paragraphs; learn nine basic forms of rhetoric;

    focus on linear academic writing for a purpose; practice

    transitions and connectives, parallelism, paraphrasing, and

    summary; review punctuation as it influences excellence in

    writing (comma, semicolon, colon, and dash use); recognizing

    and correcting common grammar struggles; understand the

    characteristics of an effective introduction, body, and

    conclusion; learn prewriting, drafting, and editing skills; and

    practice sculpting a piece of writing with direction that receives

    specific feedback from the instructor.

    1 B- 82

    4. Religion: Sacraments and Apologetics

    School/Institution: Seton Home Study School

    Course: REL302-022

    Texts: Mass and the Sacraments and Catholic Apologetics by

    Fr John Laux; Beginning Apologetics I by Fr Frank Chacon &

    Jim Burnham

    Assessment/Evaluation: Seton quarterly tests

    Description: Study of the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, the

    sacraments, indulgences, and sacramentals. It guides the

    student through well-reasoned answers to the classic

    objections against the Faith and covers topics such as the

    existence of God, immortality of the soul, science and faith,

    reason and revelation, the divinity of Christ, the foundation of

    the Church and the infallibility of the pope. The student is

    guided to study apologetics from a Biblical point of view.

    .5 Pending Pending

  • Self-Reported High School Course Outline for Homeschooled Students

    5. Science: Chemistry

    School/Institution: Home School

    Text: University Preparation (VLC) public school curriculum

    Assessment/Evaluation: Module tests; Essays; Experiments.

    Description: University Preparation (VLC) focuses on the

    concepts and theories that form the basis of modern chemistry.

    Students study the behaviours of solids, liquids, gases, and

    solutions; investigate changes and relationships in chemical

    systems; and explore how chemistry is used in developing new

    products and processes that affect our lives and our

    environment. Emphasis is also placed on the importance of

    chemistry in other branches of science.

    1 B+ 78

    6. Languages: Classical LatinPart II

    School/Institution: Homeschool Connections (Online)

    Course: Latin I, Part One and Latin I, Part Two

    Instructor: EmilyHenry

    Text: Wheelock's Latin

    Assessment/Evaluation: Chapter Tests

    Description: Fundamental elements of Latin grammar and

    vocabulary ; Roman history

    1 A- 83

    7. Physical Education/Performing Arts: Ballet

    School/Institution: Royal Academy of Dance (RAD); British

    Academy of Teachers Dance

    Studio: Florence Abel School of Dance, Chatham, ON

    Level: Advanced Foundations/Grade IlI

    (Ballet/Tap)/Intermediate (Ballet)

    In

    Progress

  • Self-Reported High School Course Outline for Homeschooled Students

    Instructor: Florence Abel, RAD/BATD -certified instructor

    Description:

    Progressive, structured assessment at a high level of

    qualifications accepted as benchmarks by Vocational

    Schools, universities and other higher-education

    institutions offering degree courses and programmes in

    dance and dance education co-op

    Assisted instructor with RAD and BATD classes, e.g.

    demonstration, correction, and 1 : 1 remedial instruction

    8. Music: Voice - Individual

    Level: 6

    Instructor: Marian Visser

    Description: Scales, range training, folk songs, classical, etc.

    Assessment/Evaluation: Informal on-going evaluation of

    weekly progress; participation in end-of-year public

    performance

    In

    Progress

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