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Course OfferedGradeProgramCourse Code
English11

Big Year Program, First Semester Program, Second Semester Program, Africa: An Exploration of Change, BioInquiry: Discovering Central America, Empires: Foundations of the Western World, China and Japan: Culture in Context, English Through the Ages, Adventure Down Under, Ancient World Odyssey, Backpackers: Central America, Expedition to Tanzania, International Business: East Meets West, Trek Through Europe

English12

This course emphasizes the consolidation of the literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life. Students will analyze a range of challenging literary texts from various periods, countries, and cultures; interpret and evaluate informational and graphic texts; and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms. An important focus will be on using academic language coherently and confidently, selecting the reading strategies best suited to particular texts and particular purposes for reading, and developing greater control in writing. The course is intended to prepare students for university, college, or the workplace.

 

English Through the AgesEnglish in Western EuropeEnglish in Spain and PortugalAll Term Porgrams

Studies in Literature12

Big Year Program, First Semester Program, Second Semester Program, Africa: An Exploration of Change, BioInquiry: Discovering Central America, Empires: Foundations of the Western World, China and Japan: Culture in Context, English Through the Ages, Adventure Down Under, Ancient World Odyssey, Backpackers: Central America, Expedition to Tanzania, International Business: East Meets West, Trek Through Europe

Writer's Craft12

Big Year Program, First Semester Program, Second Semester Program, Africa: An Exploration of Change, BioInquiry: Discovering Central America, Empires: Foundations of the Western World, China and Japan: Culture in Context, English Through the Ages, Adventure Down Under, Ancient World Odyssey, Backpackers: Central America, Expedition to Tanzania, International Business: East Meets West, Trek Through Europe

French—Core11

France and Switzerland

French—Core12

France and Switzerland

French Immersion11

France and Switzerland

French Immersion12

France and Switzerland

French—Extended11

France and Switzerland

French—Extended12

France and Switzerland

World History since the 15th Century12

Big Year ProgramSecond Semester ProgramTrek Through Europe

Media Production: Interdisciplinary Studies12

Big Year ProgramFirst Semester ProgramEmpires: Foundations of the Western WorldAfrica: An Exploration of ChangeBioInquiry: Discovering Central AmericaChina and Japan: Culture in Context

Media Arts12

Big Year ProgramFirst Semester ProgramAfrica: An Exploration of ChangeEmpires: Foundations of the Western WorldChina and Japan: Culture in ContextBioInquiry: Discovering Central America

Classical Civilization12

This course introduces students to the rich cultural legacy of the classical world. Students will investigate aspects of classical culture, including mythology, literature, art, architecture, philosophy, science, and technology, as well as elements of the ancient Greek and Latin languages. Students will develop creative and critical thinking skills through exploring and responding to works by classical authors in English translation and examining material culture brought to light through archaeology. They will also increase their communication and research skills by working both in collaboration and independently, and will acquire an understanding and appreciation of the interconnectedness of ancient and modern societies.

 

BIG YEAR ProgramTERM 1 Greece and Rome: EmpiresTERM 4 Greece and Rome: EmpiresAncient World Odyssey

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