Course Descriptions

Grade 6

Computer Design 6

MYP Design 1

Computer Design 6

Length: 2 periods a week, 1 year

Course Description:

This course is an introduction to the MYP Design Cycle and focuses on computer generated creative concepts such as video, audio, 2D and 3D products.  Additionally, this course focuses on the individual and group creative process.

Topics: Lighting, video recording, video editing, audio recording, audio creation, audio editing, product design

 

Language Arts 6

Language Arts 6

Language Arts 6

Length: 4 periods per week, 1 year

Course Description:

The overall goal of this course is to improve students’ written and oral communication skills. Strong attention will be given to the development of vocabulary, spelling, grammar, and composition. This class provides students with useful techniques for success in writing and speaking on a high school and college level.

Topics: Parts of Speech, Basic Sentence Structures, Paragraph Formation, Writing to a Prompt, Vocabulary/Spelling, Oral Presentations

 

Literature 6

MYP Language & Literature 1

Literature 6

Length - 4 periods a week, 1 year

Course Description:

This class focuses on laying the ground work of students’ reading and writing skills with the texts they will be reading and the activities they will be doing. Throughout this course, students will encounter a variety of texts, including short stories, novels, and poetry. With each text, students will work on analyzing its content and the structure, as well as making connection(s) between the text and the students.

Topics: Symbol, Theme, Message, Literary Device, Types of Text (short story, novel, and poetry), Greek Mythology, Connection, and Growth and Development

 

Mandarin 6

MYP Language Acquisition 1

Mandarin 6

Length- 3 periods a week,1 year

Course Description:

This course aims to introduce students to learning and using Mandarin Chinese. The course is for any student who is interested in China and Mandarin without( or with little) previous experience of the language. Lessons will be taught in a communicative and interactive way.

Topics: Pinyin system, Greetings, Numbers, Dates, Birthday, Age, Telephone number, Family members, Self-introduction, Occupation, Time, Daily routines, Means of transport, Colors and shapes, Clothing, Parts of the body

 

Math 6

MYP Math 1

Math 6

Length: 5 periods a week, 1 year

Course Description:

This course offers a general mathematics course that continues the development of the elementary mathematics program with the addition of algebraic concepts. The program also provides numerous opportunities for the students to practice, apply, and integrate specific skills so that they become independent thinkers and problem solvers. Upon completion, the program allows for an easy transition into the skills of the seventh grade.

Topics: Numerical concepts, factorings, computations with integers, decimals, fractions, percentages, mixed numerals, ratios/proportions, algebraic equations, geometric relationships, graphical representations of data and descriptors

Music 6

MYP Arts 1

Music 6

Length: 3 periods per week, 1 year

Course Description:

Music 6 is a class that explores and studies many different aspects of music. From music theory and practice to use of technologies to record and edit sound. The class focuses on music listening, music appreciation, discussion, evaluation, history, and creation.

Topics: Music elements, music history, basic composition, sound recording and editing.

Physical and Health Education 6

MYP Physical and Health Education 1

Physical and Health Education 6

Length - 2 periods a week, 1 year

Course Description:

This course improves the students’ holistic development (physical, socio-emotional, psychological-mental, and spiritual growth).  The course focuses on the well-being of the students through various health-improving activities.

Topics: Physical Fitness and Wellness, Individual, Dual and Team Sports, and Exercises, Dance, and First-Aid

Science 6

MYP Science 1

Science 6

Length: 5 periods a week, 1 year

Course Description:

This course focuses on the Physical Branch of Science, which deals with the non-living materials. It provides a foundation for advanced Science courses. Students will study Science terminologies, perform experiments, and hands on activities which will help them relate Science concepts into the real world.

Topics: Motion, Forces, Energy, Waves, Sounds, Heat and Light

Social Studies 6

MYP Individual and Societies 1

Social Studies 6

Length: 4 periods per week, 1 year

Course Description:

The main goal of Social Studies is to develop thoughtful, responsible, active citizens who are able to consider multiple perspectives and to make reasoned judgments. The curriculum provides students with opportunities to critically reflect upon events and issues in order to examine the present, make connections with the past, and consider the future.

Topics: Global citizenship, map skills, comparative civilizations (Mesopotamian, Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Maya, and Inca), environmental relationships, comparative religions, and the influence of economics on the development of societies.

Visual Arts 6

MYP Visual Arts 1

Visual Arts 6

Length: 2 periods per week, 1 year

Course Description:

This course is designed to give the students a wide variety of art experiences and to develop self-confidence and creative thinking. A better understanding of aesthetics and art appreciation is explored. This course will encourage students to question the nature of art and its relevance to daily life; it will introduce students to the elements and principles of design, focusing their attention through both projects and research.

Topics: Elements and principles of arts (lines, shapes, color, space, form, texture, value, pattern, balance, unity, movement, emphasis, proportion, variety), Functions of Art: Art as a form of Expression and Communication (Romanticism, Expressionism, Fauvism, prominent artists and their works, such as Vincent Van Gogh, Henri Matisse, Wassily Kadinsky, Edvard Munch), Art as form of Imitation (Impressionism, Realism, some important artist and their works such as Claude Monet, Jean-Francois Millet, etc.) Art as Function (Pop-Art Movement, 2D and 3D artworks, use and understanding of signs and symbols in arts, building and making useful stuff, mixed media)

Grade 7

Computer Design 7

MYP Design 2

Computer Design 7

Length: 2 periods a week, 1 year

Course Description:

This course is an introduction to the MYP Design Cycle and focuses on computer generated creative concepts such as video, audio, 2D and 3D products. Additionally, this course focuses on the individual and group creative process.

Topics: Lighting, video recording, video editing, audio recording, audio creation, audio editing, product design, beginning programming

Language Arts 7

Language Arts 7 

Language Arts 7 

Length: 4 periods per week, 1 year

Course Description:

The overall goal of this course is to improve students’ written and oral communication skills. Strong attention will be given to the development of vocabulary, spelling, grammar, and composition. This class provides students with useful techniques for success in writing and speaking on a high school and college level.

Topics: Parts of Speech, Basic Sentence Structures, Paragraph Formation, Writing to a Prompt, Vocabulary/Spelling, Oral Presentations

Literature 7

MYP English Language and Literature 2

Literature 7

Length: 4 periods per week, 1 year

Course Description:

This class focuses on introducing students to the four major forms of literature: short form, long form, poetry, and drama. Through their readings, students will learn how to identify the basic elements of a story for greater comprehension. Students will also be guided through writing a variety of long-form styles.

Topics: Setting, Characterization, Theme, Journal Writing, Comparison Essays, The Hobbit J.R.R. Tolkien, and Drama Writing.

Mandarin 7

MYP Language Acquisition 2

Mandarin 7

Length: 3 periods a week, 1 year

Course Description:

This course aims to introduce students to learning and using Mandarin Chinese. The course is for any student who is interested in China and Mandarin without (or with little) previous experience of the language. Lessons will be taught in a communicative and interactive way.

Topics: Pinyin system, Greetings, Numbers, Dates, Birthday, Age, Telephone number, Family members, Self-introduction, Occupation, Time, Daily routines, Means of transport, Colors and shapes, Clothing, Parts of body

Math 7

MYP Math 2

Math 7

Length: 5 periods a week, 1 year

Course Description:

This class focuses on maintaining the mathematical skills students accomplished in previous grades and improving further skills through higher level exercises and activities. Students will lay the ground work for each unit by organizing each concept and solving a variety of problems. Students will apply real life examples to the topics so that they can feel connected to the mathematical concepts.

Topic: Ratios and Proportions, Probability, Integers, Algebraic Expressions and Equations, 2D and 3D geometry, Rates, and Univariate Data

Music 7

MYP Arts 2

Music 7

Length: 3 periods per week, 1 year

Course Description:

Music 7 is a class that enriches further the exploration and studies of different aspects of music. From music history through practice and use of technologies - sound recording and editing. The class focuses on music listening, music appreciation, discussion, evaluation, history, and creation.

Topics: Music elements, music history - ancient, medieval, renaissance, baroque, classical, romantic era, basic composition, sound recording and editing.

Physical and Health Education 7

MYP Physical and Health Education 2

Physical and Health Education 7

Length: 2 periods a week, 1 year

Course Description:

This course enhances the students’ overall growth (physical, socio-emotional, psychological-mental, and spiritual growth).  The course concentrates on the wellness of the students through varied health-improving activities.

Topics: Physical Fitness and Wellness, Individual, Dual and Team Sports, and Exercises, Dance, and First-Aid

Science 7

MYP Physical and Earth Science 2

Science 7

Length: 5 periods a week, 1 year

Course Description:

This course covers two different aspects of Science namely, Physical and Earth. It focuses on the interaction of matter and energy, as well as the study of the Earth’s properties, structure and processes. Students will study Science terminologies, perform experiments, and hands on activities which will help them relate Science concepts into the real world.

Topics: Atoms, Elements and Compound, Matter and its Properties, Chemical Reaction, Atmosphere, Weather, Climate, Earth and Space

Social Studies 7

MYP Individuals and Societies 2

Social Studies 7

Length: 4 periods per week, 1 year

Course Description:

The main goal of Social Studies is to develop thoughtful, responsible, active citizens who are able to consider multiple perspectives and to make reasoned judgments. The curriculum provides students with opportunities to critically reflect upon events and issues in order to examine the present, make connections with the past, and connect to the future.

Topics: Globalization, Natural Environments, the Middle Ages, the Age of Exploration,  the Renaissance, the Enlightenment, the Production and Sustainability of Energy, and the Scientific and Technological Innovations that have changed the world.

Visual Arts 7

MYP Visual Arts 2

Visual Arts 7

Length: 2 periods per week, 1 year

Course Description:

The purpose of this course is to build a context for understanding the arts; structurally, socially, culturally and historically with the intention of making art meaningful to the student’s everyday life. Students will explore and analyze influential works of art as a way to gain an understanding of the arts as a method of communication and expression. While reflecting upon and assessing the characteristics and quality of art; students will develop, explore and express their personal aesthetics through art projects, class discussions, and writing assignments

Topics:  Elements and principles of arts (lines, shapes, color, space, form, texture, value, pattern, balance, unity, movement, emphasis, proportion, variety), Visual Arts and Culture: Renaissance, Baroque, Realism, Impressionism, Expressionism, Cubism, Surrealism and Pop-Art, Important artists such Leonardo Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Vincent Van Gogh, Claude Monet, Edvard Munch, Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol and Keith Haring, Art techniques and Style: 2D & 3D artworks, mixed media, Art Portfolio

Grade 8

Computer Design 8

MYP Design 3

Computer Design 8

Length: 2 periods a week, 1 year

Course Description:

This course is a continuation of the MYP Design Cycle and focuses on computer generated creative concepts such as video, audio, 2D and 3D products. Additionally, this course focuses on the individual and group creative process.

Topics: Lighting, video recording, video editing, audio recording, audio creation, audio editing, product design, programming

Language Arts 8

Language Arts 8 

Language Arts 8

Length: 4 periods per week, 1 year

Course Description:

The overall goal of this course is to improve students’ written and oral communication skills. Strong attention will be given to the development of vocabulary, spelling, grammar, and composition. This class provides students with useful techniques for success in writing and speaking on a high school and college level.

Topics: Parts of Speech, Basic Sentence Structures, Paragraph Formation, Writing to a Prompt, Vocabulary/Spelling, Oral Presentations

Literature 8

MYP Language & Literature 3

Literature 8

Length: 5 periods a week, 1 year

Course Description:

This class focuses on maintaining and improving students’ reading and writing skills with the texts they will be reading and the activities they will be doing. Throughout this course, students will encounter a variety of texts, including short stories, (graphic) novels, poetry, and speeches. With each text, students will work on analyzing its content and the structure, as well as making connection(s) between the text and the students.

Topics: Symbol, Theme, Message, Literary Device, Types of Text (short story, novel, and poetry), Social Eras, Connection, and Growth and Development

Mandarin 8

MYP Language Acquisition 3 

Mandarin 8

Length: 3 periods a week, 1 year

Course Description:

This course aims to introduce students to learning and using Mandarin Chinese. The course is for any student who is interested in China and Mandarin  with some previous experience of the language. Lessons will be taught in a communicative and interactive way.

Topics: Countries, Languages, Subjects in school, Weather, Seasons, Hobbies, Food, Three meals a day, House Living

Mathematics 8

MYP  Mathematics 3

Mathematics 8

Length: 5 periods a week, 1 year

Course Description:

MYP Mathematics’ main objective is to specifically prepare students for the study of group 5 courses in the IBDP. It emphasizes the increase in understanding of mathematical knowledge base that will allow students to study a wide range of topics as they progress from MYP to DP. Students also work on communicating their ideas in ways that allow others to understand their thinking process, including the use of technology in applying and communicating mathematics.

Topics: Number, Linear Relationships, Linear Systems, Triangles, Bivariate Data, 3D Shapes, Geometric Transformations

Music 8

MYP Arts 3

Music 8

Length: 3 periods per week, 1year

Course Description:

Music 8 studies music in depth, and develops the students' skills and understanding of this art. Many different aspects of music will be discussed and practiced in class - from ancient to modern art, pop culture and technologies. The class focuses both on music performance and theory, but also listening and appreciation, discussion, evaluation, history, and creation.

Topics: Styles and genres and features of music through baroque, classical, romantic and modern periods. Radio advertisement making - from microphone to ready product.

Physical and Health Education 8

MYP Physical and Health Education 3 

Physical and Health Education 8

Length: 2 periods a week, 1 year

Course Description:

This course enriches the students’ whole development (physical, socio-emotional, psychological-mental, and spiritual growth).  The course directs on the fitness of the students through numerous health-improving activities.

Topics: Physical Fitness and Wellness, Individual, Dual and Team Sports, and Exercises, Dance, and First-Aid

Science 8

MYP Life Science 3

Science 8

Length: 5 periods  week, 1 year

Course Description:

This course introduces the principles and concepts of Life Science. It focuses on the study of living organisms and their interaction with their environment. Laboratory exercises which include microscope techniques and other handson activities, reinforce topics learned in class, which allow students to apply concepts into the real world.

Topics: Cells, Genetics, Nutrition, Different body systems, Evolution, Ecology, Ecosystems

Social Studies 8

MYP Individuals and Society 3

Social Studies 8

Length: 4 periods per week, 1 year

Course Description:

The main goal of Social Studies is to develop thoughtful, responsible, active citizens who are able to consider multiple perspectives and to make reasoned judgments. The curriculum provides students with opportunities to critically reflect upon events and issues in order to examine the present, make connections with the past, and consider the future.

Topics: Governmental Systems (Monarchy, Democracy, Totalitarianism), the Earth’s Structure and the effects of Plate Tectonics, the use of modern technology in today’s world, the issues associated with the growth of Population, the aspects of Culture, and the effects of Revolutions on different societies.

Visual Arts 8

MYP Visual Arts 3

Visual Arts 8

Length: 2 periods per week, 1 year

Course Description:

This course introduces students to generate creative ideas, explore materials and techniques, and develop artworks that communicate their ideas by applying the elements and principles of designs. The students will be learning art-making strategies in a variety of forms including 2D, 3D and Electronic based forms through studying different artworks of some prominent artists from different places and time.

Topics:  Elements and principles of arts (lines, shapes, color, space, form, texture, value, pattern, balance, unity, movement, emphasis, proportion, variety), Art skills and techniques ( dry media, liquid media), Art forms (2D, 3D, mixed media, electronic based form), History of Art from ancient to modern times, Art portfolio

 

Grade 9

Chemistry 9

MYP Science 4

Chemistry 9

Length: 5 periods a week, 1 year

Course Description:

Chemistry is the study of the properties of matter, atoms and molecules. The course provides a foundation for advanced courses in Science, but also serves as the sciences core requirement. Students will study key science terminology, experimental methodology, and major concepts in the field of Chemistry. This course will also provide the opportunity for students to apply the scientific method to conduct independent research in the laboratory room.

Topics: Introduction to Chemistry, Analyzing Data, Matter-Properties and Changes, The Structure of atom, Electrons in Atoms, The Periodic Table and Periodic Law, Ionic Compounds and Metals, Covalent Bonding, Chemical Reactions, The Mole, States of Matter, Gases, Mixtures and Solution, Energy and Chemical Changes, Acid and Bases and Chemistry of Life.

Computer Design 9

MYP Design 4

Computer Design 9

Length: 2 periods a week, 1 year

Course Description:

This course is an introduction to the advanced portion of the  MYP Design Cycle and focuses on computer generated creative concepts such as video, audio, 2D and 3D products.  Additionally, this course focuses on the individual and group creative process for real world situations.  

Topics: Lighting, video recording, video editing, audio recording, audio creation, audio editing, product design, programming, basic CAD

Language Arts 9

Language Arts 9 

Length: 4 periods a week, 1 year

Course Description:

Throughout this course, students will begin with maintaining the grammar and writing skills they have accomplished in previous grades. At the same time, students will work on improving further skills through higher level exercises and activities. We will apply the appropriate MYP level English topic(s) into the Writing course so that students can acquire how to connect real life examples and writing. The focus of this course will be to learn and practice different grammar points and writing skills, which includes sentence structures and building paragraphs. 

Topic: Parts of Speech, Sentence Structures, Writing Process, Narrative Writing, Personal Writing, Persuasive Writing, Descriptive Writing, Expository Writing, Punctuation, Capitalization, and Vocabulary

Literature 9

MYP English Language and Literature 4

Literature 9

Length: 5 periods per week, 1 year

Course Description:

Building on prior skills, this class aims to further elevate students’ abilities to read, write, and analyze. Literature 10 will focus more heavily on analysis, through subject-specific vocabulary and more-intensive essay writing. Students will also be guided to deeper understanding through a complete step-by-step process in creating a research paper.

Topics: Poetry by: Gwendolyn Brooks, e.e. cummings, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, William Shakespeare, Dylan Thomas, Mary Oliver, Graham Foust, and Kathy Jetñil-Kijiner; Climate texts; persuasive letter writing; research essay writing; and Frankly in Love by David Yoon.

Mandarin 9

MYP Language Acquisition 4

Mandarin 9

Length: 3 periods a week ,1 year

Course Description:

This course aims to improve students’ learning and using Mandarin Chinese. The course is for any student who is interested in China and Mandarin  with some previous experience of the language. Lessons will be taught in a communicative and interactive way.

Topics: Countries, Languages, Subjects in school, Weather, Seasons, Hobbies, Food, Three meals a day, House Living

Algebra 2 / Mathematics 9

MYP Mathematics 4

Algebra 2 / Mathematics 9

Length: 5 periods a week, 1 year

Course Description:

The Algebra 2 course is a continuous course from Algebra 1 (Mathematics 8). This is designed to prepare the students for pre-calculus and the general SAT Mathematics exam. This course covers traditional and contemporary topics in mathematics.

Topics: Linear Systems, Measures of Central Tendency, Sets of Data, Scatter Graphs, Linear Regression, Equivalence Transformations, Inequalities, Rational and Irrational Numbers, Proportion, Fractional Exponents, Currency Conversion, Absolute Value, and Quadratic Functions

Music 9

MYP Arts 4

Music 9

Length: 3 periods per week, 1year

Course Description:

Music 9 studies music in depth, and develops the students' skills and understanding of this art. Many different aspects of music will be discussed and practiced in class - from ancient to modern art, pop culture and technologies. The class focuses both on music performance and theory, but also listening and appreciation, discussion, evaluation, history, and creation.

Topics: Music features, composers and style of the music through baroque, classical, romantic, modern and jazz periods. Basic composition and music arrangement. Sound editing software. Creating and manipulating sound through technologies and creativity.

Physical and Health Education 9

MYP Physical and Health Education 4

Physical and Health Education 9

Length: 2 periods a week, 1 year

Course Description:

This course develops the students’ holistic growth (physical, socio-emotional, psychological-mental, and spiritual growth).  The course points to the well-being of the students through diverse health-improving activities.

Topics: Physical Fitness and Wellness, Individual, Dual and Team Sports, and Exercises, Dance, and First-Aid

Social Studies 9

MYP Individual and Societies 4

Social Studies 9

Length: 4 periods per week, 1 year

Course Description:

The main goal of Social Studies is to develop thoughtful, responsible, active citizens who are able to consider multiple perspectives and to make reasoned judgments. The curriculum provides students with opportunities to critically reflect upon events and issues in order to examine the present, make connections with the past, and consider the future.

Topics: Europeans explore and colonize the Americas, the Colonial Period, the American Revolution, the Formation of a New Nation, American Expansion and the Industrial Revolution, Sectionalism, the Civil War, the Growth of the United States as an Economic and Industrial Power, American Expansion overseas, World War I, the New Deal, and World War II.

Spanish 9

MYP Language Acquisition 4 

Spanish 9 

Length: 3 periods a week, 1 year

Course Description:

Through this course, students will build skills and fundamentals of the Spanish language focusing on key areas as; listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Besides, students will explore the language analyzing and exploring different Hispanic cultures, sharing and being knowledgeable in the language and its peculiar characteristics. 

Topics: Spanish alphabet, Numbers, Greetings, Months, and Days of the week, Telling time, Vocabulary for school, family, and food; Sentence structure; Verb conjugation, Articles; Spanish language through music, and cultures.

Visual Arts 9

MYP Visual Arts 4

Visual Arts 9

Length: 2 periods per week, 1 year

Course Description:

This course introduces students to generate creative ideas, explore materials and techniques, and develop artworks that communicate their ideas by applying the elements and principles of designs. The students will be learning art-making strategies in a variety of forms including 2D, 3D and Electronic based forms through studying different artworks of some prominent artists from different places and time. 

Topics: Elements and principles of arts (lines, shapes, color, space, form, texture, value, pattern, balance, unity, movement, emphasis, proportion, variety), Art skills and techniques ( dry media, liquid media), Art forms (2D, 3D, mixed media, electronic based form), History of Art from ancient to modern times, Art portfolio

 

Grade 10

Biology 10

MYP Biology 5

Biology 10

Length: 4 periods a week, 1 year

Course Description:

This course emphasizes important biological concepts and principles. It involves learning the origins and history of life and once-living things, the structure of living things, how they interact with one another and how living things function. This will help them understand not only the concepts and topics in Biology, but more importantly, have a deeper understanding of how vital the role of humans in preserving the natural environment and sustaining life on Earth is.

Topics: Cells types, function, respiration and transport, Body Systems, Genetics, Evolution,Biochemistry, Ecology and Biodiversity

Computer Design 10

MYP Design 5

Computer Design 10

Length: 2 periods a week, 1 year

Course Description:

This course is the continuation of the advanced portion of the  MYP Design Cycle and focuses on computer generated creative concepts such as video, audio, 2D and 3D products.  Additionally, this course focuses on the individual and group creative process for real world situations.  

Topics: Lighting, video recording, video editing, audio recording, audio creation, audio editing, product design, programming, basic CAD

Writing 10

Writing 10

Length: 3 periods a week, 1 year

Course Description:

This course teaches and reinforces research skills needed for IB DP and university level classes.  Students will learn how to research, format and structure both short and long form academic papers.  

Topics: MLA formatting and citations, APA formatting and citations, the research process

Literature 10

MYP English Language and Literature 5

Literature 10

Length: 4 periods per week, 1 year

Course Description:

Building on prior skills, this class aims to further elevate students’ abilities to read, write, and analyze. Literature 10 will focus more heavily on both analysis, through subject-specific vocabulary and more-intensive essay writing. Students will also be guided to deeper understanding through creation of their own texts.

Topics: The Allegory; Research Essay Writing; The Modern Individual; and Creative Writing: Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, and Plays.

Mandarin 10

Language Acquisition 5

Mandarin 10

Length: 3 periods a week, 1 year

Course Description:

This course aims to help students to improve their learning and using  Mandarin Chinese. The course is for  student who is interested in China and Mandarin  with some previous experience of the language. Lessons will be taught in a communicative and interactive way.

Topics: Relatives and friends, Appearance, Occupations, Seeing a Doctor, Hobbies, Snacks, Neighbourhood, Asking the Way, Neighbours.

Math 10

MYP Math 5

Math 10

Length: 5 periods per week, 1 year

Course Description:

This class is a precalculus class that combines reviews of algebra, geometry, and functions into a prerequisite for calculus. This course focuses on skills necessary for success in IBDP Math SL and HL. 

Topics: Sequences and series, Exponential and logarithmic functions, Probability and statistics, Trigonometric functions

Music 10

MYP Arts 5

Music 10

Length: 3 periods per week, 1year

Course Description:

Music 10 is an intense music class that studies music in depth, and develops the students' skills and understanding of this great art. In this class the students are encouraged to perform, discuss, criticize and evaluate their own and others’ performances/events. Listening and appreciation, discussion, evaluation, history, and creation are used to enhance further the students ability to create and express.

Topics: Interaction between folklore, classical and pop music. Pop music, styles and genres. Music industry. Composition and music arrangement. Sound editing. Creating and manipulating sound through technologies and creativity.

Physics 10

MYP Science 5

Physics 10

Length: 4 periods a week, 1 year

Course Description:

This course provides the basic knowledge in fundamental areas of Physics: motion, energy, waves and electricity. The goals of this course are to develop a better understanding of the basic concepts in Physics and to help the students apply these concepts and relate them to each other; to help the students realize the role of Physics in their daily life and instill an appreciation for science to know and understand the natural world.

Topics: A Physics Toolkit, Representing Motion, Accelerated Motion, Forces in One and Two Dimension, Circular Motion, Gravitation, Momentum and Its Conservation, Energy, Work and Power, Energy and Its Conservation, Thermal Energy, Vibration and Waves, Static Electricity, Electric Fields, Current Electricity, Series and Parallel Circuits

Social Studies 10

MYP Individuals and Society 5

Social Studies 10

Length: 4 periods per week, 1 year

Course Description:

The main goal of Social Studies is to develop thoughtful, responsible, active citizens who are able to consider multiple perspectives and to make reasoned judgments. The curriculum provides students with opportunities to critically reflect upon events and issues in order to examine the present, male connections with the past, and consider the future.

Topics: the role of Geography in today’s world, the issues associated with Population Growth, the challenges of Urbanization, Water and Land Management, Global Economic Growth, the management of Biomes, the effects of Globalization on Society, Travel and Tourism, Climate Change, the effects of Tectonic Plate activity, and Human Responsibility to initiate positive Change.

Spanish 10

MYP Language Acquisition 5

Spanish 10

Length: 3 periods a week, 1 year

Course Description:

Through this course, students will build skills and fundamentals of the Spanish language focusing on key areas as; listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Besides, students will explore the language analyzing and exploring different Hispanic cultures, sharing and being knowledgeable in the language and its peculiar characteristics. 

Topics: Spanish alphabet, Numbers, Greetings, Months, and Days of the week, Telling time, Vocabulary for school, family, and food; Sentence structure; Verb conjugation, Articles; Spanish language through music, and cultures.

Visual Arts 10

MYP Visual Arts 5

Visual Arts 10

Length: 2 periods per week, 1 year

Course Description:

This course seeks to widen students’ background knowledge about visual arts, as well as in developing their prior writing skills in producing critical art investigations and creating studio work pieces that will qualify the end-of-year art exhibition together with year 11 and 12 IB visual arts students. The curriculum also aims to strengthen relevant skills in two types of art-making forms: 2D, 3D, which will showcase students’ creativity and international mindedness sensitivity through the produced art pieces in any art-making form. Students will be given opportunities to communicate ideas and reflect about current social issues around the globe, which will develop their ways of thinking. Above all, this course targets fun while learning in producing various artworks that will serve as students’ way to relieve stress and enjoy the school environment.

Topics: Foundation of Visual Arts (elements and principles of arts), Art History (Art Movement, Art Style and techniques, Cultural Context and Significance, Important Artists and their artworks), 2D & 3D art forms, Art Journal,  Art Exhibition Experience and Art Curator.

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