9th Grade Curriculum

Employing the latest multi-media techniques including graphics, games, and other activities, Enlightium Academy uses a 9th grade curriculum that fosters a rich learning environment. The Ignitia™ curriculum, which was created by Alpha Omega Publications (AOP), is based on a learner-centered model drawing from current educational research.



9th Grade Bible: New Testament Survey

With the King James Version as a primary resource, this fully online Bible course examines the 27 books of the New Testament including the Gospels, the apostles, the Epistles, and biblical literature. In addition to the actual Bible study, students will explore some of the most pressing questions of the spirit including the purpose of human suffering, sharing Christ with others, and finding God's direction.

Description:

Through the New Testament, Jesus Christ and the authors of the Bible provide knowledge and direction to God's people. In this in-depth study of the 27 books of the New Testament, students will learn about the authors, their lives, their messages, and the relevance of these messages in their lives today. This interactive course also covers the Revelation of Christ and the seven seals, evangelism and outreach, the knowledge of our personal gifts, and God's will for our lives. Through thoughtful discussion and challenging questions, students will be encouraged to look at their lives and their futures from a Christian worldview, and will learn how the history of the Bible affects the world we live in today. The course units include text-based lessons, on and off-computer exercises, special projects, learning games, quizzes, and tests that appeal to today's digital generation and help teachers evaluate progress and mastery of the materials. Ignitia New Testament Survey enriches the educational experience for Christian school students and sparks a passion for learning.

Throughout the course, students will explore the following topics:

  • Introduction to the New Testament
  • The Gospels
  • The Acts of the Apostles
  • The Pauline Epistles
  • The General Epistles
  • The Revelation of Jesus Christ
  • Biblical Literature: Job and Suffering
  • Sharing Christ
  • God's Will for Your Life

9th Grade History and Geography: World Geography

The perfect map for learning about world geography, this Ignitia course sends students off on a journey of discovery. Through the use of interactive lessons and geographic tools like maps, graphs, and charts, students will travel to every continent to learn about the land and its people.

Description:

Traveling the globe has never been more interactive. Ignita World Geography will take students across the U.S. and to the very ends of the earth to learn about the physical geography of each region, its culture and society, and its economics and politics. By looking at the history and implications for the future, students will develop their critical thinking and problem solving skill while getting a comprehensive view of the world in which they live. The course units include text-based lessons, on and off-computer exercises, special projects, learning games, quizzes, and tests that appeal to today's digital generation and help teachers to evaluate progress and mastery of the materials. Ignitia World Geography enriches the educational experience for Christian school students and sparks a passion for learning.

Throughout the course, students will explore the following topics:

  • Geography Defined
  • Humans and Their Environment
  • North America
  • Central America, South America, and the Caribbean
  • Oceania, Australasia, and Antarctica
  • Europe and the Balkans
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • North Africa and Southwest Asia
  • Central, South, East, and Southeast Asia

9th Grade Language Arts: English I

Traditionally taught in 9th grade, this comprehensive online course emphasizes the importance of word usage, sentence construction, and paragraph structure to communicate effectively. Students enrolled in this course will investigate a number of literary genres including poetry, short stories, and the novel, and will practice their own skills through writing for a variety of purposes and through the study of oral reading and speech.

Description:

Students enrolled in this course will take a self-directed course that supports powerful written and oral communication skills as well as reading comprehension. With lessons devoted to proper usage of the parts of speech, the fundamentals of writing, and effective communication in a variety of forms, the course helps students to build their skills for higher level communication. Students will also investigate library resources and visual aids. Required reading for this course includes The Miracle Worker and Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea. The course units include text-based lessons, on and off-computer exercises, special projects, learning games, quizzes, and tests that appeal to today's digital generation and help teachers to evaluate progress and mastery of the materials. Ignitia English I enriches the educational experience for Christian school students and sparks a passion for learning.

Throughout the course, students will explore the following topics:

  • The Structure of Language
  • The Nature of Language
  • Words and Writing
  • Language in Literature
  • Short Stories
  • Reading with Skill
  • Effective Communication
  • Drama
  • The Novel

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9th Grade Math: Algebra I

Algebra I emphasizes the development of algebraic fluency as student study the language of algebra and begin classifying and comparing numbers. Lessons include algebraic fundamentals as well as a thorough review of the properties of numbers. They also introduce new concepts, such as principles for solving theoretical and real-life problems, from a Christ-centered perspective.

Description:

Throughout this online course, students are guided through the basics of algebra with lessons that focus on functions, linear equations, compound inequalities, exponential expressions, radicals, monomials, trinomials, polynomials, and quadratics. Students are encouraged to use various types of reasoning to formulate and evaluate math problems and solutions. Rooted in fundamentals, this course prepares students for higher-level math concepts. The course units include text-based lessons, on and off-computer exercises, special projects, learning games, quizzes, and tests that appeal to today's digital generation and help teachers to evaluate progress and mastery of the materials. Ignitia Algebra I enriches the educational experience for Christian school students and sparks a passion for learning.

Throughout the course, students will explore the following topics:

  • Foundations of Algebra
  • Variables and Equations
  • Functions
  • Inequalities
  • Linear Systems
  • Polynomials
  • Exponential and Radical Functions
  • Quadratics
  • Rational Expressions
  • Probability and Statistics

9th Grade Science: General Science II

Budding scientists will discover many facets of the exciting world of science as they study atoms and molecules, rocks and fossils, nutrition and health, oceanography, and inner and outer space from a Christian worldview in this interactive physical science course.

Description:

Scientific discovery is within the reach of every student with this online physical science course for 8th graders. Students explore the building blocks of our world and how these small particles interact to create energy and physical mass. Lessons on measurement, observation, and evaluation encourage students to see the world through the eyes of science. Beginning with a study of the earth and fossil evidence, to the exploration of space, the course encourages critical thinking and analysis while fostering biblical beliefs and practical problem solving. The course units includes text-based lessons, on and off-computer exercises, special projects, learning games, quizzes, and tests that appeal to today's digital generation and help teachers to evaluate progress and mastery of the materials. Ignitia 8th Grade Science enriches the educational experience for Christian school students and sparks a passion for learning.


Throughout the course, students will explore the following topics:

  • Science and Technology
  • Structure of Matter
  • Properties of Matter
  • Health and Nutrition
  • Energy and Change
  • Energy and Magnetism
  • Machines and Work
  • Balance in Nature
  • Science and Technology Vocations

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