Tenth Grade Summer Page


Today’s Date: 1st March 2024

Daily Assignments will begin on September 3rd for the 2013/2014 school year.

The following is a preview of: Tenth Grade

Grade Level – If you are not on the correct grade level, please contact us.

Help – Read the help section to familiarize yourself with the system

Course Pages – We recommend visiting each of the Course pages. These are located on the right hand side of this page under “My Courses.”

School Supplies – We recommend getting the following

  • Lined paper appropriate for your grade level
  • Pens and pencils
  • Colored pencils
  • Crayons and markers (grades K-6)
  • Paint supplies such as watercolors, acrylics, brushes, small canvases
  • Drawing Paper
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Protractor (grades 7-12)
  • Construction Paper
  • Printer paper

Software – For grades 3 and up, we recommend the following types of

  • Word processor such as Microsoft Word
  • Slide Presentation software such as Power Point
  • Email account, network, or online storage/file system for sharing work between student and parent/teacher
  • A drawing program such as Photoshop, Corel Draw, GIMP, or FireAlpaca

This Years Curriculum
Palomar K12 curriculum for Tenth Graders is a packed day of reading, writing, strategizing, and collaborating. Below is an outline of the curriculum.

Reading/Literature 10

  • Cite strong and thorough evidence to support analysis of what a text says
  • Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development, how the text is shaped by details, and provide an objective summary
  • Analyze how the author unfolds an analysis of ideas or events, including their order, and how they are introduced, and the connections between them
  • Determine the meaning of words and phrases used in a text, including figurative and technical meanings
  • Analyze in detail how an author’s ideas or claims are developed and refined by particular sentences, paragraphs or portions of the text
  • Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and analyze
  • Analyze various accounts of a subject told in different mediums
  • Evaluate the arguments of a text and assess whether or not the reasoning is valid
  • By the end year, read and comprehend literary nonfiction

Language Arts 10

  • Write arguments to support claims in an analysis or texts using reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence
  • Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas
  • Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective techniques, well-chosen details, and well-structured event sequences
  • Produce clear and coherent writing  appropriate to tasks
  • Develop and strengthen writing by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on what is most significant for the purpose
  • Conduct short as well as more detailed  research projects, and gather data from print and digital sources using advanced searching techniques
  • Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis and research
  • Write routinely over extended time frames
  • Grade level spelling words

Math 10 (Geometry)

  • Congruence
  • Similarity, right triangles, and trigonometry
  • Circles
  • Expressing geometric properties with equations
  • Geometric measurement and dimensions
  • Modeling with geometry

History/Social Studies 10

  • Major turning points that shaped the modern world from the late 18th century
  • Ancient Greek and Roman philosophy that lead to western political ideas
  • Compare the Glorious Revolution of England with the American Revolution and their effects on political expectations for self-government and individual liberty
  • Analyze the effects of the Industrial Revolution
  • Analyze the causes, course, and effects of World War I and II
  • Analyze nation-building in parts of Latin America and China
  • Analyze the integration of countries into the world economy, information, technological, and communications revolutions

Science 10

  • Tenth grade focuses on Physics
  • Motion and forces
  • Conservation of energy and momentum
  • Heat and thermodynamics
  • Waves
  • Electric and Magnetic Phenomena

Visual and Performing Arts 10

  • Dance
  • Music
  • Art
  • Theater

Physical Education 10

  • Calisthenics