1 Dr/Nermien Ismail American school : Course D escriptions English English 9. The ninth-grade student will demonstrate an understanding and use of oral language structure. The student will plan, present, and critique dramatic readings of literary selections. Knowledge of literary terms and forms will be applied in his or her own writing and in the analysis of literature. The student will be introduced to significant literary works. Increased requirements for research and reporting in all subjects will be maintained by the use of print, electronic databases, online resources, and a standard style sheet method to cite reference sources.
2 Writing will include narrative, literary, expository, and informational forms, with attention to analysis. The student will show correct use of language, spelling, and mechanics by applying grammatical conventions in writing and speaking. Prerequisite : completion of 8th grade English. Credit : Length of Course : 1 year English 10. The tenth-grade student will become a skilled and active communicator in small- group learning activities. The student will read and critique literary works from a variety of eras and cultures. The student is to analyze consumer information, such as labels, owners' manuals, warranties, and contracts.
3 The student will critique the writing of peers and professionals, using analysis to improve his or her writing skills. The student will continue to build research skills by crediting sources and presenting information in an appropriate format for content. Grammar knowledge will be expanded as the student presents, writes, and edits materials, using and applying the conventions of language. Prerequisite : completion of 9th grade English. Credit : Length of Course : 1 year Dr/Nermien Ismail American school : Course D escriptions English 11. The eleventh-grade student will be able to make informative and persuasive oral presentations, with attention to the accuracy of evidence and the effectiveness of delivery.
4 Studying classic and contemporary American literature will enhance the student's appreciation for literature. The student will be able to identify some of the themes and characterizations of American literature. The student will be able to write clear personal, professional, and informational correspondence and reports for research and other applications. Grammar development will continue through the application of rules for sentence structure, usage, spelling, and mechanics. The student will be able to develop informative and persuasive compositions by locating, evaluating, and citing applicable information with careful attention to organization and accuracy.
5 Prerequisite : completion of 10th grade English. Credit : Length of Course : 1 year English 12. The twelfth- grade student will use organizational skills, audience awareness, appropriate vocabulary and grammar, in addition to both verbal and nonverbal presentation skills, to plan and deliver an effective presentation. The student will analyze British literature and literature of other cultures, with attention to the many classic works which will be studied. Writing will include the production of informational and expository essays, which are organized logically and contain clear and accurate ideas.
6 The student will also produce a well-documented research paper, using a standard technique of documentation. The student will display advanced knowledge of grammatical conventions through writing, and speaking. Prerequisite : completion of 11th grade English. Credit : Length of Course : 1 year Dr/Nermien Ismail American school : Course D escriptions Social Science Geography 9. In grade 9, students will address standards that emphasize physical and political geography and explain the five major concepts of geography: location, place, human interaction with the environment, movement, and regions.
7 Students will analyze the concept of place refers to the physical and man- made characteristics of a place such as a town or city. The Course studies the human, interaction with the environment and explains the many ways in which people have adapted to their surroundings or altered them for economic reasons. Students will analyze the movement of people, goods, and ideas in comparison to the shifts of climates and living situations. The Course explains region, refers to ways of categorizing areas of the earth, such as by climate. Prerequisite : completion of 8th grade Social Studies.
8 Credit : Length of Course : 1 year World History I. Students in grade 10 study the social, cultural, and technological changes that occurred in ancient world and the ways in which archaeologists and historians uncover the past, students study the history and geography of great civilizations that were developing concurrently throughout the world during medieval and early modern times. Prerequisite : completion of 9th grade Geography. Credit : Length of Course : 1 year Dr/Nermien Ismail American school : Course D escriptions World History II. In Grade 11 students examine the growing economic interactions among civilizations as well as the exchange of ideas, beliefs, technologies and commodities.
9 They learn about the resulting growth of enlightenment philosophy, and the new examination of the concept of reason and authority. Finally students assess the political forces let loose by the enlightenment, particularly the democratic ideas and they learn about the continuing influence of these ideas in the world today, with a focus on North America. Prerequisite : completion of World History I. Credit : Length of Course : 1 year Business The Course is designed to help students develop critical thinking skills, through the understanding, application and analysis of fundamental business concepts.
10 Prerequisite : Grade 11/12 standing. Credit : Length of Course : 1 year Economics The economics Course examines the allocation of scarce resources and the economic reasoning used by government agencies and by people as consumers, producers, savers, investors, workers, and voters. Key elements include the study of scarcity, supply and demand, market structures, the role of government, national income determination, money and the role of financial institutions, economic stabilization, and trade. Prerequisite : Grade 11/12 status. Credit : Length of Course : 1 year Dr/Nermien Ismail American school : Course D escriptions Psychology Students enrolled in this Course study the history of psychology as well as individual and social psychology.