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9th Grade
Rhetoric I
Mondays at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church. This information applies to the 2017/2018 academic year. Parents are welcome to purchase teacher manuals in addition to the required materials. We simply ask that students not be given access to teacher manuals.
Life Science B
8:30 - 9:40 am
Life Science Texbook The Life Science class is designed to introduce the student to important topics in Biology and impart important high school level study skills.  Students will become familiar with the classification of life, cell structure, cell activities, cell cycle, protein synthesis, genetics, genetic changes, origins of life, microbiology, structure and function of plants, and plant classification and reproduction. This class continues the prior year's endeavor with a focus on Kingdom Animalia.

Teacher: Mrs. Pittman

Textbook BJU Life Science Student Text, 4th Ed.
Lab Manual Life Science A Lab Manual
Students who purchased these materials for Life Science A in 8th grade do not need to purchase anything.
Literature IV
9:45 - 10:55 am
IEW Ancient History Using great works of literature, this course is designed to foster students’ love of reading as they encounter classic books and discuss them in class. Students will develop analytical skills in preparation for higher level course work and to enjoy great stories.

Teacher: Mrs. Pittman

The Screwtape Letters The Chosen
The New Pilgrim's Progress Frankenstein
A Christmas Carol Romeo and Juliet
Composition Notebook
Versions are important. Please purchase the versions indicated via the links provided. Digital versions are acceptable if available.
Writing III
11:00 am - 12:10 pm
  This two-strand course includes Season Three of Analytical Grammar, which teaches punctuation, and Level One of Lost Tools, which develops skills in essay-writing. Students will review a firm knowledge of English grammar to provide step-by-step instruction for writing persuasive essays. The Analytical Grammar program is used in 7th, 8th, and 9th grades.

Teacher: Mrs. Taylor

Writing Text TBD
Grammar Analytical Grammar
The set includes both the teacher book and student workbook. The AG materials are used for 7-9 grades. Students entering Equip for the first time in R1 should review Seasons 1 and 2 of Analytical Grammar over the summer since the R1 writing class will focus on Season 3. LT: Level One Student Workbook only. Students entering Equip in R1 should familiarize themselves with lessons 1-4 since the R1 class will begin LT in lesson 5.
World History A
1:00 - 2:10 pm
Literature This advanced class begins to tell the story of the cultures and civilizations that have shaped our world. Covering the period from ancient history to 1500 AD, the class promotes analysis of events and themes in order to build a greater understanding of the past and an appreciation of history's influence on the present. The class has students investigate history for significant individuals, events, and developments in order to apply the same critical thinking skills employed by historians.

Teacher: Mrs. Taylor

Textbook Traditions and Encounters
Honors Algebra I
2:15 - 3:25 pm
Larson Textbook Honors Algebra I focuses on the integration of algebraic concepts in technology and real-life applications, presenting topics in logical order with detailed examples that promote student comprehension and retention. Students explore the simplification, solving, graphing and interpretation of linear, exponential, radical, quadratic, and rational functions both manually and with technology. Additional review exercises are carefully designed for student review, retention, and preparation for the next lesson. This is the class that opens the door to higher mathematics!

Teacher: Mrs. Sayour

Textbook Larson Algebra I
IMPORTANT! Must purchase Student Edition 2011. ISBN-10: 0547315155
No common core badge on front like 2012 version.
3:30 - 4:15 pm
Speech Speech is an elective course designed to cultivate and refine the student’s public speaking skills. Students work on writing, memorizing, and delivering the speech of their choice and are encouraged to participate in our speech tournament with students from our other locations.

Teachers: Mr. McChesney and Mr. Curtis

No textbook required.

If your student enrolls in classes from more than one Equip academic level, please be sure to order materials from the correct classes. If you are unsure about anything, please do not hesitate to contact Mr. McChesney or Mr. Curtis.

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