Grade 10 Courses - High School | Oak Meadow School

Global Climate Change in the 21st Century

Coming soon! In this single-semester science course, students are carefully guided through the complex information and systems related to global climate change. They learn to consider multiple ways of knowing that include scientific, data-driven knowledge as well as Traditional Ecological Knowledge that is based on a long-term and profound understanding of the land and surrounding

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Composition 2: Creative Writing and Nonfiction

Coming soon! This single-semester course develops the tools students need to help express themselves in writing with greater clarity and effectiveness. The first half of the course focuses on creative writing as students study literary techniques by reading stories by a variety of authors and then create their own short story. Character, point of view,

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Geometry (for enrolled students)

This course covers essential topics of Euclidean geometry to provide students with solid foundational skills to prepare them for success in Algebra 2 and beyond. Topics include basic geometric terms and definitions, reasoning and proofs (direct and indirect), properties and theorems related to parallel and perpendicular lines, triangles and congruence, special properties of triangles, properties

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Algebra 1 (for enrolled students)

This course covers essential algebraic concepts to provide students with solid foundational skills to prepare them for success in Geometry, Algebra 2, and beyond. Topics include a review of real numbers, solving equations with an emphasis on problem-solving skills, linear graphs and functions, inequalities – linear, compound, and absolute value, systems of linear equations and

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Composition I: The Writer’s Craft

This single-semester course is designed to provide a strong foundation of writing skills for high school, college, and career. The course offers multiple ways for students to develop as readers and writers. Students will study a variety of authors and practice different styles of writing and writing for different purposes. Extension revision instruction and practice

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Foodways: Sustainable Food Systems

Food is fundamental to human existence. Historical events, cultural traditions, social structures, geographic features, and economic practices all factor into our food choices and options. Many people are fortunate enough to not have to think much about where our food comes from, but many others experience food scarcity or a lack of access to healthy

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Human Anatomy and Physiology

The course is a single semester, 0.5 credit course with a lab component. It is aligned with Next Generation Science Standards. There are 11 lessons over 18 weeks; lessons are 1–3 weeks in length and there is a lesson timetable in the introduction. Prerequisite: Biology The lessons include the following topics: Human Body Systems Nervous

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Dual Enrollment

Oak Meadow encourages dual enrollment to support students who wish to pursue academic interests beyond the Oak Meadow course offerings. Courses taken at other accredited schools can be included, with approval of our high school program director and registrar, on the student’s Oak Meadow transcript. Oak Meadow students frequently participate in classroom science labs, group

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Life Experience Credit

To honor the rich possibilities of the distance learning experience, Oak Meadow encourages students to participate in a variety of extracurricular activities. Through our Life Experience Credit (LEC) program, enrolled students can earn up to one full elective credit per year for their work experience, music lessons, sports activities, visual and fine arts projects, dance,

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Advanced Study Project

The Advanced Study Project (ASP) offers students the chance to engage in an exciting and relevant academic, professional, or hybrid study of their own design while earning credit and preparing for the challenging work of college and beyond. During this single-semester (0.5 credit) project or full-year (1 credit), students have the opportunity to develop a

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