Twelfth Grade Summer Page


Today’s Date: 12th July 2024

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

The following is a preview of: Twelfth 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 Twelfth Graders is a packed day of reading, writing, strategizing, and collaborating. Below is an outline of the curriculum.

Reading/Literature 12

  • Cite strong and thorough evidence to support analysis of what a text says
  • Determine two or more central ideas of a text and analyze their development over the course of the text, including how they interact and build on one another
  • Analyze a complex set of ideas or sequences of events and explain how specific individuals, ideas, or events interact and develop over the course of the text
  • Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze how an author uses and refines the meaning of a key term or concepts over the course of the text
  • Analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of the structure an author uses in his or her expositions or arguments, and whether the structure is clear and engaging
  • Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text
  • Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in different formats
  • Delineate and evaluate the reasoning in seminal U.S. texts, including the application of constitutional principles and use of legal reasoning
  • Analyze 17th, 18th, and 19th century  foundational U.S. documents of historical and literary significance
  • By end of grade, read and comprehend literary nonfiction text

Language Arts 12

  • 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
  • Use technology to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing projects
  • Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing and speaking
  • Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing
  • Apply knowledge of language in different contexts
  • Acquire and use accurately general academic words and phrases, sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career level
  • Grade level spelling words

Math 12 (Personal Finance Management)

  • Types of banking systems and accounts
  • Checking and savings bank account management
  • Obtaining and managing credit cards and accounts
  • Local, state, and federal taxation; and filing of personal tax returns
  • Analyzing and understanding financial statements
  • How to communicate with financial professionals
  • Financial planning and implications of financial decisions
  • Using accounting software applications and technologies
History/Social Studies 12
  • American democracy and economics
  • Fundamental principles and moral values of American democracy as expressed in the constitution and other essential documents
  • Rights and obligations as a democratic citizen
  • Values of civil society and how they effect a democracy
  • Roles and responsibilities of the three branches of U.S. government
  • U.S. Supreme Court interpretations of the Constitution and its amendments
  • Issues regarding political campaigns for elective offices
  • Compare powers and procedures of national, state, tribal, and local governments
  • Influence of the media on American politics
  • Origins and characteristics of different types of political systems across time, and their advances and problems
  • Main economic terms and concepts
  • Influence of the federal government on the American economy
  • Analyze the U.S. labor market
  • International trade and how it effects the U.S. economy

Science 12

  • Twelfth grade focuses on Earth Sciences
  • Earth’s place in the Universe
  • Dynamic Earth processes
  • Energy in the Earth system
  • Biogeochemical cycles
  • Structure and composition of the atmosphere
  • Investigation and experimentation

Visual and Performing Arts 12

  • Dance
  • Music
  • Art
  • Theater

Physical Education 12

  • Calisthenics