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Planning for Dominic - Grade 11

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1. English
Independent Reading
Every term read at least one classic book, one saints book and at least one additional history and geography book independently.
Grammar and Composition
Composition work is also to include regular written narrations from history, Faith, geography, literature and science lessons.  Further composition will be required for Weekly Writing Club and for literary analysis.
Resources
English for Australian Schools - Ronald Ridout
Elements of Writing: 5th course - Kinneavy & Warriner

Weekly Writing Club
Writing Lessons with Sister Judith covering a variety of writing techniques including; Five Paragraph Essay, Research Report, Paragraphs, Vivid Verbs, and much more.


Studied Dictation
Resource
Spelling Wisdom

Spelling
All About Spelling

Logic
The Fallacy Detective - Nathaniel Bluedorn

Literary Analysis
Windows to the World
Extra Resources
Sparknotes,
Cliffnotes
Cliffnotes essay questions
Torino Novels,
Glenco Literature
Biblimania.

Literature
Witness to Hope - George Wiegel
Fr Brown - GK Chesterton
Weka-Feather Cloak - Leo Madigan
The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy
Joe's Body
To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee
A Catholic Philadelphia Catholic in King James' Court
Ray Bradbury's -Fahrenheit 451
The Count of Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas
Nineteen Eighty Four - George Orwell
Animal Farm - George Orwell
Michael O'Brien -

Shakespeare
Comedies.
Resources
Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare - Edith Nesbit
Tales From Shakespeare  Charles and Mary Lamb
Tales from Shakespeare - Marcia Williams
Stories from Shakespere- Geraldine McGaughrean
Other Library Books & CDs
Shakespeare for Children – Jim Wiess (Audio)
Jimmie's Post
My Previous Plans

Poetry
Explore different poetry focusing on Australian and English poets.

2. Mathematics
Mathematics.com.au
Life of Fred - Algebra

3. Science
 Physics
Robiotics for Highschoolers
Earth Science
Answers in Creation Geology Unit
Learn Earth Science

Planet Earth and Beyond
Geology Rocks
Astronomy for Highschoolers

Chemistry
Chemistry for Highschoolers

Biology
Marine Biology for Highschoolers
Fieldwork blog

Resources
Spine - Singapore Science
Living books for highschool science
Living Books from Branch Library and our library.
Science and Nature TV Series and DVDs
Various experiment books and you-tubes.
Lapaz science

4. Technology
Further develop skills with a variety of electronic technology.
Including webcam, blogs, email, online chat, google sites webpages, Word, Excel.
Last year Dominic rebuilt computers from parts and plans to build another this year.
Also interested in learning more about computer software/programming
Resources
Various Programming books from our local library.

Building Skills
Building a house learning many skills; carpentry, painting, tenacity, teamwork etc

5. History
History - Middle Ages 
Story Of The World 3
Notebook Narrations.
Supporting living books from Branch and Home Library.
History of the Church - Didache
How the Catholic Church Built Western Civilization - Audio

Australian History
History of Australia - Manning Clark
Our Heritage, History of the Catholic Church in Australia
Notebook Narrations.
Supporting Living Books from Branch and Home Library.

5a. Current Affairs
Secular (ABC) & Church (L'Osservatore Romano)
Read the news daily and discuss/email responses to Dad and Mum
Read Church news and discuss with family incl siblings.

5b. Geography
World Geography Plans
The Long Walk - Slavomir Rawicz
The Kon-Tiki Expedition - Thor Heyerdahl
The Book of Discovery - MB Synge
Complete Book of Marvels - Richard Halliburton (google ebook)

6. Visual Arts
Art
Illustrate novel

7.Music
Term 1: Dance Lessons
Listen and Critique variety of artists.

8. Personal Development, Health and Physical Education.
Term 1 &4 – Swimming Lessons
Term 2 & 3 – Soccer Team
Year Long- Karate

Health
Cover anatomy, physiology and medicinal remedies.
Understand the importance of exercise and personal hygiene.
Have a strong understanding of nutritional health and be capable of shopping for and preparing several meals.
Resource
Joe's Body
Home Library

Religion
Didache's Understanding the Scriptures
Spiritual - Philadelphia Catholic in King James Court
Apologetics -Friendly Defenders and Beginning Apologetics

Harmony Art 11th Grade Plans for extra ideas.

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