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Planning for Xavier - Grade 11


Preparing Xavier to undertake a Science Degree,  his focus will mainly be Maths, Physics, Essay Writing, Note-taking and of course his Faith studies.  Time Management, self-discipline and meeting deadlines are also important.

Didache's Understanding the Scriptures,
Our Moral Life in Christ (Grade 12)
Apologetics -Beginning Apologetics Super Set
Spiritual - Read two novels per term of choice from Home Library

Grammar and Composition
Daily write in some manner, emphasis on polishing pieces.
Writing Club with Sr Judith
Narrations Written
Character Based Lessons
English for Australian Schools - Ridout
Roper, & ? & ?
Elements of Writing: 5th course - Kinneavy & Warriner

Essays are to be assigned on Faith, literature, history and science topics.  5 /term
Further composition will be required for Writing Club and for literary analysis.

All About Spelling x 2/wk

Spelling Wisdom x 2/wk

Literary Analysis
Windows to the World
British Literature 
Extra Resources

Each term read at least two classic, saints, short stories and history books.
Write 1 serious paper on two novels.
Read & discuss; opinions, reactions, themes, symbolism
Good Books
Witness to Hope - George Wiegel
Fr Brown - GK Chesterton
Weka-Feather Cloak - Leo Madigan
Ray Bradbury's -Fahrenheit 451
The Count of Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas
Nineteen Eighty Four - George Orwell
Animal Farm - George Orwell
Landscape with Dragons - Michael O'Brien

Watch 2 DVDs
Read plays afterwards

Grammar of Poetry
Daily read and enjoy. Memorise at least one poem per term.
Focus on Australian and British poets.
The Harp and the Laurel Wreath - Laura Berquist
The Four Corners (Aust)

The Fallacy Detective - Nathaniel Bluedorn
The Thinking Toolbox
Critical Thinking Books 1 & 2

Visual Latin
Essential Latin by G.D.A Sharpley 

Kahn Academy Maths
Open Uni - Applied Mathematics

Open Uni - General Physics
Singapore Science
Kahn Academy - Science
Hippo Campus
Vatican Science
Robiotics for Highschoolers
Astronomy for Highschoolers
Chemistry for Highschoolers
Marine Biology for Highschoolers
Fieldwork blog
Living books for highschool science

Australian movies
History of Australia - Manning Clark
Our Heritage, History of the Catholic Church in Australia
Kahn Academy - History
Hippo Campus - History
Science History, Biographies
History of the Church - Didache
Church History - Fr Laux ; Relevant Chapters
Story of the Church - Dominica and Johnson; Relevant Chapters
How the Catholic Church Built Western Civilization - Audio
Modern Times - Paul Johnson

Current Affairs
Church (L'Osservatore Romano)
Secular -Emails & to discuss with Dad

The Long Walk - Slavomir Rawicz
The Kon-Tiki Expedition - Thor Heyerdahl
The Book of Discovery - MB Synge
Mapwork Skills, Study, cover, label, redraw and label

Physical Education.
Soccer Refeering

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