High School Curriculum

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Tenth Grade Curriculum

Old Testament/New Testament Survey

This course is designed to chronologically examine God’s plan of redemption as revealed in the sixty-six books of the Bible. The students will be encouraged to apply the principles of God’s Word in their daily lives through assigned readings, journals, classroom discussions and interaction with a parent or mentor.


The course objectives for Chemistry are to understand inorganic/organic nomenclature; to be able to interpret the periodic table using the present model of the atom; to understand differences between energy and matter; to understand basic chemical terms and symbols; to understand types of chemical reactions and how to balance equations; to understand Solutions; and to understand what constitutes acids, bases, and salts. Laboratory experiments are a vital part of Chemistry. In them students will learn safe laboratory practices, proper use of safety equipment, and techniques necessary to perform a number of hands on experiments.


The Geometry course includes an in-depth analysis of plane, solid, and coordinate geometry as they relate to both abstract mathematical concepts as well as real-world problem situations. Topics include logic and proof, parallel lines and polygons, perimeter and area analysis, volume and surface area analysis, similarity and congruence, trigonometry, and analytic geometry. Emphasis will be placed on developing critical thinking skills as they relate to logical reasoning and argument. Students will be required to use different technological tools and manipulatives to discover and explain much of the course content.

Algebra II

This course is designed for students to gain a deeper understanding of algebra enabling them to become better problem solvers. Students will build upon the algebraic skills and concepts learned in Algebra I. Students will be introduced to complex numbers, quadratic equations, systems of equations, matrices, polynomial functions, and fractional exponents.

American Studies I

American Studies I is a study of American history from early exploration by Europeans through American Reconstruction.  The goal of this course is to understand the key influences which shaped the United States, to possess a chronological understanding of American history and to understand how the principles behind the founding of America impact our country today.  The students will construct a research paper in coordination with the American Literature and Composition I course.

Honors American Literature and Composition I

The objectives for this course include that students will be able to read, write, speak and listen skillfully. These will be accomplished by focusing on composition, vocabulary, grammar, literature, and reading. The literature will cover Early Exploration through Civil War pieces. Writing will include compare/contrast, cause/effect and persuasive genres. Research writing using MLA will be a required element. Grammar will be a weekly focal point. The class will help prepare students for SAT/ACT testing.

Spanish II

Spanish II builds upon the learning students gained in their Spanish I class. The students will develop greater communicative competence through the study and practice of intermediate grammar concepts. The culture of Latin America will be studied through videos and guest speakers from other countries.



Franklin Road Christian School

40800 West 13 Mile Road
Novi, MI 48377

Tel: (248) 668-7100

A Ministry of Brightmoor Christian Church


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Franklin Road Christian School in Novi, Michigan is a preK-12, coeducational, college preparatory day school with a non-denominational Christian philosophy. FRCS is affiliated with Brightmoor Christian Church, and was founded in 1986.
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