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Our full curriculum is presented in my books. Any resource you may find unavailable, an alternative is recommended in my books. I also describe in detail how to construct your own study guides there as well.

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11th Grade Overview - Our "Upper School"



Algebra II

Some of the resources we used

Aleks Math Online
College Algebra (Lial/Hornsby/Schneider Series)

Advanced Algebra Through Data Exploration: A Graphing Calculator Approach by Jerald Murdock

A List of High School Math Texts


Physical Sciences:

2 week Residential courses: Bioengineering, Physical Chemistry

Physics I - 101: Classical Mechanics
Physics I - 102- Electricity and Magnetism

Chemistry/Alchemy Lab 1

Mini Urban Challenge Robotics

Modern Physics (2nd Edition) by Hans C. Ohanian
Physics for Scientists & Engineers with Modern Physics (4th Edition) by Douglas C. Giancoli

Caveman Chemistry: 28 Projects, from the Creation of Fire to the Production of Plastics by Kevin M. Dunn

Social Studies

Introduction to Anthropology

Introduction to Political Philosophy

Healthy Teen Living II: Driver’s Ed, Insurance and tax topics.

An Experiential Introduction to Anthropology by Carol Delaney
Number Our Days by Barbara Myerhoff
Various video and online resources

Open Yale Courses

Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell
Letters to the Medicine Man: An Apprenticeship in Spiritual Intelligence by Barbara A. Kerr, John McAlister
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values by Robert M. Pirsig

English III
Continues the study and development of skills in literature, composition and grammar through active reading and ongoing writing. This course is primarily composition based. Topics include prewriting, drafting, revising, editing, identifying audiences and identifying a strong thesis..

Literature Reading, periodical and current event reading.

Words Fail Me: What Everyone Who Writes Should Know about Writing by Patricia T. O'Conner

Essentials of English Grammar: A Practical Guide to the Mastery of English by L. Sue Baugh.

Litrerature List - Partial

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Death of a Salesman (Viking Critical Library) by Arthur Miller
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
Frankenstein (Norton Critical Editions) by Mary Shelley
A Seperate Peace by John Knowles

Foreign Language


Physical Education Snow Skiing, Tennis, scuba, TaeKwonDo, Kayaking, Golf and Bike riding
Community Service 100 hours or more of service  


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