Trimester Three (May-July)
0.25 cr. for English - Composition "Writing Great Fiction"
0.25 cr. for English - Literature "Classic Masters"
Composition (6 hrs/wk)
- Text: Writing Strands 5 (second half)
- Video Course: (Great Courses)
Writing Great Fiction: Storytelling Tips and Techniques
- Supplementary Reading:
On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction
- Engagement: B-SAT Teen Writers Group
Literature (5 hrs/wk)
- Audio Course: A Day's Read (Great Courses)
- Engagement: FVRL Teen Book Club; Prof. Writers Series
Reading (12+ hrs/wk; NC=no credit)
- Book List: assigned and free choices per CHA Lit List 9
5/12 cr. Geometry (3rd trimester)
Text: Geometry: Seeing, Doing, Understanding (chs. 13-16)
Supplementary: A Beginners Guide to Constructing the Universe by Michael Schneider (chs. 6-10)
Activities: Zome Tool Geometry
PROJECT: Goal, scope, sequence T.B.D. in consultation with student
0.33 credit for General Science "History and Development of Science"
Texts: The Story of Science (trilogy)
Video Course: Joy of Science (Great Courses)
0.33 cr. Honors World History - Lit. of Ancient World Civilizations
Reading List: Selections from ancient world history section of WTM's History-as-Literature List including classic books by Homer (The Iliad and The Odyssey, 850 B.C.E.), Aristophanes (The Birds, 414 B.C.E.), Plato (The Republic, 387 B.C.E.), Aristotle (Rhetoric), Lucretius (On the Nature of Things, 60 B.C.E.), Virgil (Aeneid, 30 B.C.E.), Ovid (Metamorphoses, c. 5 C.E.).
0.25 credit for PE/Fitness - Beginning Tennis
PE/Fitness: "High School Tennis 101" class at Vancouver Tennis Center
Horseback Riding Lessons and volunteering at Cornerstone Horsemanship Stables (3.5 hr/wk)
Clubs: Active with a Teen Book Club that meets monthly (FVRL) to discuss books. Active in BSAT Teen Writing Group that meets semi-monthly to share writing and provide each other constructive feedback. (3 hrs/month + reading/writing homework)
Girl Scouts (Senior): Complete badges as desired. Perform service projects in the community. (4 hrs per month)
Green Party and Environmental activism (4 hrs per month)