# 10th Grade Scope and Sequence

Parents can find the list of topics and concepts their 10th grader will be learning throughout the year in the 10th grade scope and sequence. We provide all curriculum materials in chronological order for parents to easily plan the year ahead.

On this page, you’ll get a quick glance at our 10th grade scope and sequence for math, social studies, science and language arts.

## 10th Grade Math Scope & Sequence

#### Chapter 1: “Foundations of Euclidean Geometry”

• Euclidean Geometry
• Defining Terms
• Measuring Length and Angles
• Introduction to Proof
• Linear Pairs and Vertical Angles
• Complementary and Supplementary Angles

#### Chapter 2: “Geometric Transformations”

• Introduction to Transformations
• Reflections
• Translations
• Rotations
• Compositions
• Symmetry

#### Chapter 3: “Angles and Lines”

• Parallel and Perpendicular Lines
• Lines Cut by a Transversal
• Proving Lines Parallel
• Slopes of Parallel and Perpendicular Lines
• Writing Linear Equations

#### Chapter 4: “Triangles”

• Triangle Angle Theorems
• Triangles and Their Side Lengths
• Triangle Inequalities
• Isosceles Triangles
• Centroid and Orthocenter
• Incenter and Circumcenter

#### Chapter 5: “Triangle Congruence”

• Congruent Figures
• Triangle Congruence: SAS
• Triangle Congruence: ASA and AAS
• Triangle Congruence: SSS and HL
• Using Triangle Congruence Theorems

#### Chapter 6: “Similarity Transformations”

• Dilations
• Similar Figures
• Triangle Similarity: AA
• Triangle Similarity: SSS and SAS
• Using Triangle Similarity Theorems
• Right Triangle Similarity
• Directed Line Segments and Modeling
• Cumulative Exam

#### Chapter 7: “Right Triangle Relationships and Trigonometry”

• Triangle Classification Theorems
• Special Right Triangles
• Trigonometric Ratios
• Solving for Side Lengths of Right Triangles
• Solving for Angle Measures of Right Triangles
• Law of Sines
• Law of Cosines
• Area and Perimeter of Triangles

#### Chapter 8: “Quadrilaterals and Coordinate Algebra”

• Parallelograms
• Proving a Quadrilateral is a Parallelogram
• Special Parallelograms
• Trapezoids and Kites
• Figures in the Coordinate Plane

#### Chapter 9: “Circles”

• Introduction to Circles
• Central Angles
• Inscribed Angles
• Secants, Tangents, and Angles
• Special Segments
• Circumference and Arc Length
• Area of a Circle and a Sector
• Angle Relationships
• Equation of a Circle
• Parabolas

#### Chapter 10: “Geometric Modeling in Two Dimensions”

• Area of Triangles and Parallelograms
• Perimeter and Area of Rhombi, Trapezoids, and Kites
• Angle Measures of Polygons
• Area of Regular Polygons
• Area of Composite Figures
• Density and Design Problems

#### Chapter 11: “Geometric Modeling in Three Dimensions”

• Three-Dimensional Figures and Cross Sections
• Volume of Prisms
• Volume of Pyramids
• Volume of Cylinders, Cones, and Spheres
• Cavalieri’s Principle and Volume of Composite Figures

#### Chapter 12: “Applications of Probability”

• Sets and Venn Diagrams
• Finding Outcomes
• Theoretical and Experimental Probability
• Independent and Mutually Exclusive Events
• Conditional Probability
• Probability and Two-Way Tables
• Probability with Combinations and Permutations
• Performance Task: Applying Probability Concepts
• Cumulative Exam

## 10th Grade Language Arts Scope & Sequence

#### Chapter 1: “Stories from Around the World”

• Analyzing Word Choice and Author’s Purpose in Short Stories
• Analyzing Character, Theme, and Plot in Short Stories
• Determine Meaning: Words and Phrases
• Comparing Archetypes in Literature
• Analyzing Idea Development in an Essay
• Writing a Narrative Essay about Being Judged

#### Chapter 2: “Life-Changing Journeys”

• Analyzing Author’s Purpose and Perspective in a Travelogue
• Analyzing an Autobiographical Essay
• Comparing Genres: Biography and Editorial
• Parts of Speech and Types of Phrases
• Writing an Essay to Compare the Presentation of Ideas Across Genres

#### Chapter 3: “Sugar Changed the World”

• Sugar Changed the World: Part 1: Author’s Purpose
• Sugar Changed the World: Part 2: Central Ideas
• Sugar Changed the World: Part 3: Word Choice and Multimedia
• Sugar Changed the World: Part 4: Building Claims
• Sugar Changed the World: Part 5: Developing and Refining Ideas
• Clauses: Building and Refining Compound and Complex Sentences
• Evaluating an Argument

#### Chapter 4: “The Power of Humor”

• Analyzing Satire in Fiction
• Comparing Ideas Across Genres
• Analyzing Different Interpretations of a Sonnet
• Analyzing Satire in Editorial Cartoons
• Refining Discussion Techniques
• Writing a Research-Based Informative Essay about the Benefits of Humor

#### Chapter 5: “Animal Farm”

• Animal Farm, Part 1: Satire
• Animal Farm, Part 2: Allegory
• Animal Farm, Part 3: Central Idea Development
• Animal Farm, Part 4: Conflict
• Animal Farm, Part 5: Motivation and Values
• Animal Farm, Part 6: Author’s Purpose
• Animal Farm, Part 7: Rhetoric
• Animal Farm, Part 8: Satire and Irony
• Cumulative Exam

#### Chapter 6: “The Human Experience”

• Character and Culture in Literature
• Applying Critical Approaches to Literary Analysis
• Comparing Poetry and Art
• “By the Waters of Babylon”, Part 1: Analyzing Setting
• “By the Waters of Babylon”, Part 2: Analyzing Theme
• Writing an Interpretive Literary Analysis

#### Chapter 7: “Striving for Equality”

• A Doll’s House, Part 1: Dramatic Structure and Characterization
• A Doll’s House, Part 2: Suspense and Irony
• A Doll’s House, Part 3: Theme and Society
• Analyzing Word Choice and Theme in a Play
• Restrictive and Nonrestrictive Words, Phrases, and Clauses
• Analyzing a Seminal US Document

#### Chapter 8: “The Language of Leaders”

• Recognizing Rhetorical Techniques in a Speech
• Analyzing Ideas, Structure, and Purpose in Machiavelli’s The Prince
• Analyzing Rhetorical Techniques in Machiavelli’s The Prince
• Analyzing Rhetorical Strategies in Presidential Speeches
• Expanding Vocabulary: Word Parts and Reference Resources
• Writing an Argumentative Essay about Nobel Prize in Literature

#### Chapter 9: “The Tragedy of Julius Caesar”

• The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, Part 1: Applying Reading Strategies
• The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, Part 2: Causal Relationships
• The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, Part 3: Drawing Conclusions
• The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, Part 4: Monologues
• The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, Part 5: Developing Central Ideas
• The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, Part 6: Word Choice and Motif
• The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, Part 7: Thematic Development

#### Chapter 10: “Globalization and the Future”

• Evaluating News Reporting
• Analyzing and Evaluating Arguments
• Comparing Arguments from Diverse Perspectives
• Writing a Research-Based Argumentative Essay about a Debatable Topic
• Enhancing a Presentation with Multimedia
• Cumulative Exam

## 10th Grade Science Scope & Sequence

#### Chapter 1: “Matter”

• Changes in Matter
• Lab: Physical and Chemical Changes
• Elements, Compounds, and Mixtures
• Mixtures and Solutions
• Solutions and Solubility
• Lab: Solubility

#### Chapter 2: “Atoms and the Periodic Table”

• The Structure of the Atom
• The Historical Development of Atomic Theory
• The Modern Atomic Theory
• Atomic Numbers and Electron Configurations
• The History and Arrangement of the Periodic Table
• Electrons and Periodic Table
• Periodic Trends

#### Chapter 3: “Chemical Bonding”

• Types of Chemical Bonds
• Ionic Bonding
• Nomenclature of Ionic Compounds
• Metallic Bonding
• Covalent Bonding
• Nomenclature of Covalent Bonds
• Lab: Ionic and Covalent Bonds
• Intermolecular Forces

#### Chapter 4: “Chemical Reactions”

• Evidence of Chemical Reactions
• Writing and Balancing Chemical Equations
• Types of Reactions
• Lab: Types of Reactions
• Oxidation-Reduction
• Balancing Oxidation-Reduction Equations
• Reaction Rate
• Lab: Reaction Rate
• Catalysts
• Reversible Reactions and Equilibrium

#### Chapter 5: “Stoichiometry”

• Scientific Notation and Significant Figures
• Dimensional Analysis
• Molar Masses
• Introduction to Stoichiometry
• Stoichiometric Calculations
• Limiting Reactant and Percent Yield
• Measures of Concentration: Molarity
• Cumulative Exam

#### Chapter 6: “States of Matter”

• Gases
• Liquids
• Solids and Plasmas
• Phase Changes
• Gas Laws
• Lab: Charles’s Law
• Lab: Boyle’s Law
• The Ideal Gas Law

#### Chapter 7: “Thermodynamics”

• Energy
• Heat
• Calorimetry
• Lab: Calorimetry and Specific Heat
• Thermochemical Equations
• Enthalpy and Phase Changes
• Enthalpy of Reaction
• Lab: Enthalpy
• Enthalpy, Entropy, and Free Energy

#### Chapter 8: “Acids and Bases”

• Properties of Acids and Bases
• Arrhenius, Bronsted-Lowry, and Lewis Acids and Bases
• pH
• Lab: Measuring pH
• Neutralizing Reactions
• Titration Reactions
• Lab: Titration

#### Chapter 9: “Organic Chemistry”

• Organic Compounds
• Properties and Uses of Saturated Hydrocarbons
• Properties and Uses of Unsaturated Hydrocarbons
• Functional Groups
• Organic Reactions

#### Chapter 10: “Nuclear Chemistry”

• The Nucleus
• Balancing Nuclear Reactions
• Half-Life
• Lab: Half-Life
• Nuclear Fission and Nuclear Fusion
• Nuclear Energy
• Cumulative Exam

## 10th Grade Social Studies Scope & Sequence

#### Chapter 1: “Early Peoples and Civilizations”

• Studying History
• Human Origins and the Neolithic Revolution
• The Fertile Crescent
• Phonecia, Assyria, and Persia
• Early Egypt
• Egyptian Culture
• Judaism
• The Rise of China
• Indian Dynasties
• Hinduism and Buddhism

#### Chapter 2: “Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome”

• Early Greece
• Athens and Sparta
• Greece’s Golden Age
• Alexander’s Empire
• The Republic of Rome
• Roman Civilization
• Christianity
• The Fall of the Roman Empire
• Writing Workshop: Should the United States Enact Mandatory Voting Legislation?

#### Chapter 3: “Eastern Culture and Civilization”

• The Byzantine Empire
• Islam
• Ottoman and Mughal Empires
• East and West African Civilizations
• Imperial China
• Mongol Empire
• Ming Dynasty
• Early Japanese and Korean Civilizations
• Russia and Eastern Europe

#### Chapter 4: “Medieval Europe”

• Early Middle Ages
• Feudalism
• Life in the Early Middle Ages
• Art and Culture in Medieval Europe
• Church Authority in Europe
• Government in England
• Challenges in Late Medieval Times

#### Chapter 5: “The Renaissance and the Reformation”

• The Renaissance
• The Literature and Philosophy of the Renaissance
• Artistic Achievements of the Renaissance
• The Northern Renaissance
• The Protestant Renaissance
• The Counter-Reformation

#### Chapter 6: “Exploration, Colonization, and Conquest”

• Civilizations in North and South America
• Voyages of Exploration
• Conquest of the Americas
• Three Worlds Meet
• The Struggle for North America

#### Chapter 7: “Absolutism and the Rising Tide of Revolution”

• Absolute Monarchy in Europe
• The Glorious Revolution
• The Scientific Revolution
• The Enlightenment
• The American Revolution
• The French Revolution Begins
• The Reign of Terror
• Napoleon’s Rise and Fall
• Cumulative Exam

#### Chapter 8: “Nationalism and Industrialism”

• Age of Revolutions
• Rise of the Nation-State
• Latin American Revolutions
• The Industrial Age
• The Growth of Cities
• Impact of the Industrial Age
• Age of Reform
• New Economic Theories

#### Chapter 9: “Imperialism and the Great War”

• The Mew Imperialism
• Spheres of Influence in Muslim Lands
• India Under British Rule
• Imperialism in East Asia
• The Rise of Modern Japan
• Imperialism in Africa
• Writing Workshop: Geography, Industrialization, and Imperialism
• World War I Begins
• A New Kind of War
• World War I Ends

#### Chapter 10: “The Interwar Years and World War II”

• Revolution in Russia
• Cultural and Intellectual Trends
• Global Economic Crisis
• Authoritarianism, Fascism, and Dictators
• Rise of Hitler
• WWII Begins
• Japan’s Pacific Campaign
• The Holocaust
• Victory for the Allies

#### Chapter 11: “Communism and the Cold War”

• Stalin and the Soviet Union
• Communism in China
• Origins of the Cold War
• Cold War at its Height
• The Cold War Around the World
• End of the Cold War
• Collapse of Communism
• European Union
• Modernization in China

#### Chapter 12: “Decolonization and Independence”

• Indian Independence
• Challenges of Independence in Asia
• Decolonization in Africa
• South Africa and Apartheid
• Latin American Reform
• Challenges in South America
• Israel
• Nationalism in the Middle East
• Conflict in the Middle East

#### Chapter 13: “Modern Issues in a Global Society”

• International Organizations
• Terrorism
• Ethnic and Religious Conflict
• Genocide
• Women’s Rights and Roles
• Impact of Science and Technology
• Demographics and Population
• Economic Globalization
• Cumulative Exam

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