NIS 1st QUARTER STUDY GUIDES FOR 6-12TH GRADEOctober 29-31

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NIS 1st QUARTER STUDY GUIDES FOR 6
-
12TH GRADE

October 29
-
31


6

MATH



Patterns in Numbers


Order of Operations


Patterns in Fractions


Angle Measurement


Polygons


Angle Theorem


Triangles


Area


Perimeter


Circumferernce


Volume


Percents


Analyzing Graph Data



ENG LIT


Students must state
themes and details
for
stories that include:


The Jacket


All Summer in a Day


Pigman and Me


Goodness of Matt Kaizer


Reluctant Dragon


Bully of Barksdale Street


Students must be prepared
to write in a number of
styles including....


personal essay


Criticism


Play Formate


Short Story

GRAMMAR


Composition:


Unit 1: Personal Writing:
Learning Logs, Journals,
Self
-
Expression,


Unit 2: The Writing
Process: Pre
-
writing,
Drafting, Revising, Editing,
Presenting.


Grammar:


Unit 8: Sentence types,
Subjects and Predicates,


Unit 9: Nouns
-

Compound, proper,
singular, plural, possessive


Unit 10: Verbs
-

Action
and Direct Objects, Indirect
Objects, Linking Verbs and
Predicate Words, Tenses,
Main verbs and Helping
Verbs





SCIENCE


Your test will be on Chapter 4 only. But the

essay writing portion will include major
topics from chapters 1
-
4.


Study vocabulary words ( use flashcards,
Stanford notes, or catchy mnemonic devices.


Dear King Philip Come Over For Good
Spaghetti = Domain, Kingdom, Phylum,
Class, Order, Family, Genus,

Species


25 % of your grade is based off vocabulary,
25 % on multiple choice and 50 % on essay
writing.


Topics to study

Know important people: JJ Thompson,
Ernest Rutherford, John Dalton, and
Democritus


Be able to correctly identify an element on
the
periodic table by knowing its atomic
mass, atomic symbol, atomic number, proton,
neutron, and electron.


Essay Questions

Compare and contrast the properties of a
homogeneous and heterogeneous mixture.

Compare and draw the composition of CO
and CO2 hexane.

What is the difference between Thompsons
Model of an atom to Rutherford’s gold
-
foil
experiment?

Why is it impossible for the atomic number to
be bigger than the atomic mass?

Write a formula for a compound but not a
mixture. What is the difference between a
formula and compound?


SOC ST.


Using Geography Skills

-
thinking like a Geographer

-
the Earth in space

Earth’s Physical
Geography

-
forces shaping the earth

-
landforms and
water
resources

-
climate regions

-
human environment
interaction

Earth’s Human and
Cultural Geography

-
world population

-
global cultures

-
resources, technology, and
world trade

CHINESE/
KOREAN

(Beginner)

All vocabulary

All grammar

All sentence structures

Al
l pinyin and hanzi

Lessons 1 to 12 (blue book)

Unit 1: You and 1

Unit 2: My Family

Unit 3: Food

Unit 4: School Life

(Intermediate)

All vocabulary

All grammar

All sentence structures

All pinyin and hanzi

Lessons 1 to 24 (pink book)

Unit 1: My friends and I

Unit 2: My Family

Unit 3: Shopping

Unit 4: School Life

Unit 5: Environment and Health

Unit 6: Fashion and Entertainment

Unit 7: Media

Unit 8: Travel and Custom

(Advance
-
Mr. Yuan)

All vocabulary

All grammar

All sentence structures

All pinyin and hanzi

Lessons 1 to 6 (green book)

Unit 1: Introduction and Commendation

Unit 2: City and Environment


Korean
-

Ms. Beom

(Advance)

All vocabulary

All grammar

Unit 2 Greeting & Introduction

Unit3 Restaurant

Unit4 Shopping

Unit5 Daily Life

Unit 6 Time

(Beginner)

All vocabulary

All grammar

Unit 1 Consonants,vowels and writing

Unit 2 Greeting



NIS 1st QUARTER STUDY GUIDES FOR 6
-
12TH GRADE

October 29
-
31



MATH

ENG LIT

ENG
GRAMMAR

SCIENCE

SOCIAL ST.

CHINESE/KOREAN


7



Order of Operations


Distribution


One Step Equations


Two Step Equations


Multi Step Equations


Equations

with
variables on each side


Solving for a Specific
Variable


Ratios


Proportions


Slope


Slope Intercept Form


Graphing


Writing Equations


Solving For unknowns
in slope Equations










Students must be able to
recall SPECIFIC
EVENTS AND DETAILS
from
the following
stories:


Flash Flood, Paddling
Dicey Waters, Seventh
Grade, Message of Hope,
Teaching Nepalis to Read,
Plant, and Vote, May I
Have Your Autograph?,
How Things Work, The
Giver


Students must be able to
understand and explain
the following lit
erary
terms and concepts:


Setting a purpose for
reading, previewing,
reviewing, understanding
text structures, photos,
captions, titles, subheads,
decks, lead, charts and
diagrams, cutaway
diagram, context clues,
implied theme, stated
theme, setting, conf
lict,
five stages of plot,
flashback, foreshadowing,
symbol, subject
-
verb
agreement


Types of Sentences


Subjects and Predicates


Compound Subjects and
Predicates


Writing Paragraphs


Complex Sentences


Nouns


Common Nouns


Proper Nouns


Plural Nouns


Poss
esive Nouns


Combining Nouns in
Sentences


Appostives


Appositive phrases

Chapter 1
-

Scientific Problem Solving
(scientific methods, observation, inference,
hypothesis, independent/dependent variable,
constant, control) Study guide p. 23

Chapter 2
-

Miner
als (mineral, crystal,
magma, silicate)

Mineral Identification ( hardness, luster,
specific gravity, streak, cleavage, fracture)

Uses of Minerals (gem, ore) Study Guide p.
51

Chapter 3
-

The Rock Cycle (rock, rock
cycle)

Igneous Rocks (lava, intrusive, ext
rusive,
basaltic, granitic)

Metamorphic Rocks (foliated, nonfoliated)

Sedimentary Rocks (sediment, compaction,
cementation)

Study Guide p. 81

Chapter 4
-

Earth’s Atmosphere (troposphere,
ionosphere, ozone layer, UV radiation, CFC)

Energy Transfer in the At
mosphere
(radiation, convection, conduction,
hydrosphere, condensation)

Air Movement (Coriolis effect, jet stream,
land breeze, sea breeze) Study Guide p. 111

Early Civilizations

-

early humans

-

Mesopotamian
Civilizations

-

the first empires

Ancient Egypt

-

the Nile Valley

-

the Old Kingdom

-

the Egyptian empire

-

the civilization of Kush

all key terms, places to
locate, and important
people

(Beginner)


All vocabulary

All grammar

All sentence structures

All pinyin and hanzi

Lessons 1 to 12

(blue book)

Unit 1: You and 1

Unit 2: My Family

Unit 3: Food

Unit 4: School Life


(Intermediate)

All vocabulary

All grammar

All sentence structures

All pinyin and hanzi

Lessons 1 to 24 (pink book)

Unit 1: My friends and I

Unit 2: My Family

Unit 3: Shopping

Unit 4:
School Life

Unit 5: Environment and Health

Unit 6: Fashion and Entertainment

Unit 7: Media

Unit 8: Travel and Custom


(Advance
-

Mr. Yuan)

All vocabulary

All grammar

All sentence structures

All pinyin and hanzi

Lessons 1 to 6 (green book)

Unit 1: Introduct
ion and Commendation

Unit 2: City and Environment


Korean
-

Ms. Beom

(Beginner)

All vocabulary

All grammar

Unit 1 Consonants, vowels and writing

Unit 2 Greeting





NIS 1st QUARTER STUDY GUIDES FOR 6
-
12TH GRADE

October 29
-
31


MATH

ENG LIT

ENG GRAMMAR

SCIENCE

SOCIAL ST.

CHINESE


8



Solving Equations

Solving
Absolute
Value Equations

Solving Inequalities

Solving Compound
and Absolute Value
Inequalities

Relations and
Functions(Domain,
Range)

Linear Equations

Slope, x
-
intercept, y
-
intercept

Writing Linear
Equations

Special
Fucntions(Greatest
Integer Function)

Graphing Inequalities

Solving System of
equations

Solving System of
inequalities

Matrices(addition,
multiplication)

Determinants

Identities, Inverse
Matrices

Solving System of
Equations using
Matrices

Graphing Quadratic
Functions(vertex,
minimum, maximum,

domain, range)

Solving Quadratic
Equations by
Factoring


Allegory


Fruit at the Bottom of the
Bowl


Dystopian

Themes in
Literature


The Veldt


Hunger Games


Telltale Heart


Flowers for Algernon


Madness in Literature


Narrators Voice


Point of View

Composition:


Unit 1:
Personal Writing:
Learning Logs, Journals,
Self
-
Expression,


Unit 2:
The Writing
Process: Pre
-
writing,
Drafting, Revising, Editing,
Presenting.


Grammar:


Unit 8:
Sentence types,
Subjects and Predicates,


Unit 9:
Nouns
-

Compound
, proper,
singular, plural, possessive


Unit 10:
Verbs
-

Action
and Direct Objects, Indirect
Objects, Linking Verbs and
Predicate Words, Tenses,
Main verbs and Helping
Verbs




Chapter 1

-

What is science?

Doing Science (descriptive research,
experimental
research design, scientific
methods, model, hypothesis, independent
variable, dependent variable, constant) Study
Guide p. 31

Chapter 2

-

Traits and the Environment
(trait, gene, genotype, phenotype)

Genetics (allele, dominant, recessive, Punnett
square)

E
nvironmental Impact over Time (evolution,
natural selection, mutation, adaptive
radiation, extinction)

Study Guide (p. 57)

Chapter 4

-

Living Earth (biosphere,
ecosystem, population, community, ecology,
habitat)

Populations (limiting factor, carrying
capac
ity)

Interactions Within Communities (producer,
consumer, symbiosis, mutualism,
commensalism, parasitism, niche)Study
Guide p. 115

Chapter 5

-

Abiotic Factors (biotic, abiotic,
atmosphere, soil, climate)

Cycles in Nature (evaporation, condensation,
water
cycle, nitrogen fixation, nitrogen cycle,
carbon cycle)

Energy flow (chemosynthesis, food web,
energy pyramid) Study Guide p. 143

Chapter 6

-

How Ecosystems Change
(succession, pioneer species, climax
community)

Biomes (biome, taiga, tundra,desert,
grassla
nd, temperate rain forest, tropical
rainforest, temperate deciduous forest)

Aquatic Ecosystems (wetland, coral reef,
intertidal zone, estuary) Study Guide p. 173

Ancient Greeks

-

the early Greeks

-

Sparta and Athens

-

the Persian Wars

-

the Age of Pericles

Greek Civilization

-

the culture of Ancient
Greece

Greek Philosophy and
History

-

Alexander the Great

-

the Spread of Greek
Culture

all the key terms, places,
and people

(Beginner)

All vocabulary

All grammar

All sentence structures

All pinyin and hanzi

Lessons 1 to 12

(blue book)

Unit 1: You and 1

Unit 2: My Family

Unit 3: Food

Unit 4: School Life


(Intermediate)

All vocabulary

All grammar

All sentence structures

All pinyin and hanzi

Lessons 1 to 24 (pink book)

Unit 1: My friends and I

Unit 2: My Family

Unit 3: Shopping

Unit 4: School Life

Unit 5: Environment and Health

Unit 6: Fashion and Entertainment

Unit 7: Media

Unit 8: Travel and Custom


(Advance
-

Mr. Yuan)


All vocabulary

All grammar

All sentence structures

All pinyin and hanzi

Lessons 9 to 12
(NPCR1 book)

Lesson 9:

This year he is 20 years old.

Lesson 10:

I bought a CD here.

Lesson 11:

I can speak a little bit Chinese.

Lesson 12:

My whole body is uncomfortable.







NIS 1st QUARTER STUDY GUIDES FOR 6
-
12TH GRADE

October 29
-
31



MATH

ENG LIT

ENG GRAMMAR

SCIENCE

SOCIAL ST.

CHINESE


9


Solving
Equations

Solving Absolute
Value Equations

Relations and
Functions(Domain,
Range)

Linear
Equations(Slope, x
-
intercept, y
-
intercept)

Linear
Functions(writing
linear functions)

Solving System of
Equations

Solving System of
Equations using
Matrices(Determinan
t,
Inverse Matrix)

Graphing Quadratic
Functions(Vertex,
Roots)

Complex
Numbers(real,
imaginary)

Solving quadratic
Equations(Completing
the square, Factoring,
Quadratic Formula)

Quadratic Formula,
Discriminant

Properties of
Exponents

Operations with
Polynomials

Dividing
Polynomials(Synthetic
division)

Polynomial Functions
in one variable

Solving Polynomial
Equations



Students must be able to
recall SPECIFIC
EVENTS AND DETAILS
from the following
stories:


The Lady, or the Tiger?,
The Most Dangerous
Ga
me, The Leap, The
Cask of Amontillado,
Animal Farm, The
Russian Revolution


Students must be able to
understand and explain
the following literary
terms and concepts:


The five stages of plot,
protagonist, antagonist,
reliable and unreliable
narrator, mood
, irony,
foreshadowing, flashback,
suspense, internal and
external conflict, symbol,
allegory, implied and
stated theme


Composition:


Unit 1:
Personal Writing,
Keeping a Journal,
Personal Essay,
AUtobiography, Poem,
Reader
-
Response Journal.


Unit 2:

The Writing
Process

Prewriting, Drafting,
Revising, Editing,
Presenting


Grammar:


Unit 10:
Parts of Speech,
Nouns, Pronouns, Verbs,
Adjectives, Adverbs,
Prepositions, Conjunctions,
Interjections


Unit 11:
Parts of the
Sentence
-

Subjects and
Predicates,

Complements

Chapter 1

-

Methods of Science (scientific
method, hypothesis, experiment, variable,
constant, theory, law)

Standards of Measurement (precision,
accuracy, volume, mass, density)

Communicating with Graphs (graph) Study
Guide p. 31

Chapter 2
-

D
escribing Motion
(displacement, vector, speed, instantaneous
speed, average speed, velocity)

Acceleration

Motion and Forces (net force,
balanced/unbalanced forces, friction, static
friction, sliding friction, air resistance,
terminal velocity) Study Guide

p. 91

Chapter 4

-

The First Two Laws of Motion
(first/second law of motion, inertia)

Gravity (gravity, weight, centripetal
acceleration, centripetal force)

The Third Law of Motion (momentum, law of
conservation of momentum) Study Guide p.
121

Chapter 5

-

The Nature of Energy (energy,
KE, PE, joule, leastic PE, chemical PE,
gravitational PE)

Conservation of Energy (mechanical energy,
law of conservation of energy) Study Guide
p. 147

Toward the Civil War

-

slavery and the west

-

a nation dividing

-
challenges

to slavery

-
secession and war

The Civil War

-
the two sides

-

the early stages of the war

-
life during the war

-

the strain of the war

-

the war’s final stages

all the key terms, places to
locate, and people

(Beginner)

All vocabulary

All grammar

All sentence structures

All pinyin and hanzi

Lessons 1 to 12

(blue book)

Unit 1: You and 1

Unit 2: My Family

Unit 3: Food

Unit 4: School Life


(Intermediate)

All vocabulary

All grammar

All sentence structures

All pinyin and hanzi

Lessons 1 to 24 (pink
book)

Unit 1: My friends and I

Unit 2: My Family

Unit 3: Shopping

Unit 4: School Life

Unit 5: Environment and Health

Unit 6: Fashion and Entertainment

Unit 7: Media

Unit 8: Travel and Custom


(Advance
-

Mr. Yuan)


All vocabulary

All grammar

All sentence structures

All pinyin and hanzi

Lessons 9 to 12 (NPCR1 book)

Lesson 9:

This year he is 20 years old.

Lesson 10:

I bought a CD here.

Lesson 11:

I can speak a little bit Chinese.

Lesson 12:

My whole body is uncomfortable.







NIS 1st QUARTER STUDY GUIDES FOR 6
-
12TH GRADE

October 29
-
31


MATH

ENG
LIT

ENG GRAMMAR

SCIENCE

SOCIAL ST.

CHINESE/KOREAN

10


Linear Functions
(Slope, x
-
intercept, y
-
intercept)

Perpendicular, Parallel
lines.

Composition of
Functions

Piecewise Functions

Solving System of
Equations (two, three
variables)

Solving System of
Equations using
Matrices(determinant,
inverse matrix)

Even, Odd Functions

Shifting of Functions

Graphs of Nonlinear
Inequalities

Inverse Functions and
Relations

Continuity and End
Behavior

Graphs of Rational
Functions (Horizontal,
Vertical asymptote)

Polynomial Functions

Quadratic Equations
(vertex, quadratic
formula)

The Rational Root
Theorem

Locating Zeros of a
Polynomial Functions

Rational Equations
and Partial Fractions







Students must be able to
recall SPECIFIC
EVENTS AND DETAILS
from the foll
owing
stories:


The Open Window, The
Californian’s Tale, The
Masque of the Red Death,
Two Kinds, Tuesday
Siesta, The Great Gatsby


Students must be able to
understand and explain
the following literary
terms and concepts:

The five stages of plot,
protagonist, antagonist,
reliable and unreliable
narrator, mood, irony,
foreshadowing, flashback,
suspense, internal and
external conflict, symbol,
allegory, implied and
stated theme, motif,.
tragedy, tragic hero, 3 act
play


Composition:


Unit 1:
Persona
l Writing,
Keeping a Journal,
Personal Essay,
AUtobiography, Poem,
Reader
-
Response Journal.


Unit 2:

The Writing
Process

Prewriting, Drafting,
Revising, Editing,
Presenting


Grammar:


Unit 10:
Parts of Speech,
Nouns, Pronouns, Verbs,
Adjectives, Adverbs,
Prepositions, Conjunctions,
Interjections


Unit 11:
Parts of the
Sentence
-

Subjects and
Predicates, Complement

Chapter 1

-

Intro to Bio (adaptation, biology,
growth, development, homeostasis, organism,
species, stimulus, response, organization,
reproduct
ion)

The methods of science (constant,
dependent/independent variable, data,
experiment, hypothesis, serendipity,
inference, observation) Study Guide p. 24

Chapter 2

-

Organisms and Their
relationships (abiotic factor, biological
community, biome, biospher
e, biotic factor,
commensalism, ecology, habitat, mutualism,
parasitism, niche, population, predation,
symbiosis, ecosystem)

Flow of Energy in an Ecosystem (autotroph,
biomass, varnivore, detritivore, food chain,
food web, herbivore, heterotroph, omnivore,

trophic level)

cycling of Matter (biogeochemical cycle,
denitrification, matter, nitrogen fixation,
nutrient) Study Guide p. 52

Chapter 3
-

Community Ecology (climax
community, ecological succession, tolerance,
limiting factor, primary/secondary
successio
n)

Terrestrial Biomes

Aquatic biomes

Study Guide p. 85

Chapter 4
-

Population Dynamics (carrying
capacity, density dependent/independent
factors, dispersion, emigration, immigration,
population density, population growth rate)

Human Population (age structu
re,
demography, zero population growth)

Chapter 5

-

Biodiversity (ecosystem,
genetics and species diversities, extinction)

Threats to Biodiversity (background
extinction, mass extinction, edge effect,
biological magnification, eutrophication,
habitat
fragmentation, introduced species,
overexploitation)

Conserving Biodiversity (biological
augmentation, biological remediation,
endemic, renewable/nonrenewable resources,
sustainable use) Study Guide p. 138

Chapter 6
-

Atoms, Elements, and
Compounds

Chemica
l Reactions

Water and Solutions

The Building Blocks of Life

Study Guide p. 174

Geography skills

-

globes and maps

-
projections

-

determining location

-

reading a map

-
physical maps

-
political maps

-
thematic maps

-
GIS

Geographer’s Craft

-

elements of
Geography

-
Research Methods

-
Geography and other
Subjects

-
Geography as a Career

Planet Earth

-

Solar System

-

Landforms and Water
systems

Earth’s Structure

Internal forces of Change

External Forces of Change

Earth’s Water

the Water Cycle

Bodies of Salt Wa
ter

Bodies of Fresh Water

Climates of the Earth

Earth
-

Sun Relationships

Climate and Weather

The Greenhouse Effect

Factors affecting Climate

latitude, elevation, and
climate

Wind and Ocean currents

Landforms and Climate

World Climate Patterns

climate
regions

climate changes

all the content/academic
vocabulary

places to locate

(Beginner)

All vocabulary

All grammar

All sentence structures

All pinyin and hanzi

Lessons 1 to 12

(blue book)

Unit 1: You and 1

Unit 2: My Family

Unit 3: Food

Unit 4: School Lif
e

(Intermediate)

All vocabulary

All grammar

All sentence structures

All pinyin and hanzi

Lessons 1 to 24 (pink book)

Unit 1: My friends and I

Unit 2: My Family

Unit 3: Shopping

Unit 4: School Life

Unit 5: Environment and Health

Unit 6: Fashion and
Entertainment

Unit 7: Media

Unit 8: Travel and Custom

(Advance
-
Mr. Yuan)

All vocabulary

All grammar

All sentence structures

All pinyin and hanzi

Lessons 1 to 15 (green book)

Unit 1: Introduction and Commendation

Unit 2: City and Environment

Unit 3: House
and Furniture

Unit 4: School Life

Unit 5: Health

Korean
-
Ms. Beom

(Advance)

All vocabulary

All grammar

Unit 2 Greeting & Introduction

Unit3 Restaurant

Unit4 Shopping

Unit5 Daily Life

Unit 6 Time

(Beginner)

All vocabulary

All grammar

Unit1 Consonants, vowe
ls and writing

Unit2 Greeting



NIS 1st QUARTER STUDY GUIDES FOR 6
-
12TH GRADE

October 29
-
31


MATH

ENG LIT

ENG GRAMMAR

SCIENCE

SOCIAL ST.

CHINESE/KOREAN

11





Linear
Functions(Slope, x
-
intercept, y
-
intercept,
Parallel, perpendicular
lines)

Solving system of
equations(two and
three variables)

Solving system of
equations using
matrices

Composite Functions

Odd, Even Functions

Shifting of Functions

Inverse Functions and
Relations

Continuity and End
behavior

Graphs of Rational
Functions (Horizontal,
Vertical asymptote)

Polynomial Functions

Quadratic Equations

The
Remainder and
Factor Theorems

The Rational Root
Theorem

Trigonometric Functions

Angles and Degree
measurement

Trigonometric Functions
on the Unit Circle

Applying Trigonometric
Functions

The Law of Sines

The Law of Cosines

Angles and Radian
Measurement

Grap
hs of Sin and Cos
Functions

Amplitude and Period of
Sine and Cosine
Functions

Translations of sine and
cosine functions

Basic Trigonometric
Identities

Verifying Trigonometric
Identities


Students must be able to
recall SPECIFIC
EVENTS AND DETAILS
from the
following
stories:


The Stranger, No Exit,
The Myth of Sisyphus

Students must be able to
understand and explain
the following literary
terms and concepts:


The philosophies of
Kierkegaard, Nietzsche,
Camus, and Sartre,
absurdism, existentialism,
bad faith,

subjectivity is
competitive, “existence
precedes essence”,
authenticity and
inauthenticity, the will to
power, the superman,
theme, symbol, motif,
being
-
in
-
itself, being
-
for
-
itself, being
-
for
-
others


Composition:


Unit 1:
Personal Writing,
Keeping a Jour
nal,
Personal Essay,
Autobiography, Poem,
Reader
-
Response Journal,
College Application
Essays, Resumes


Unit 2:

The Writing
Process

Prewriting, Drafting,
Revising, Editing,
Presenting


Grammar:


Unit 10:
Parts of Speech,
Nouns, Pronouns, Verbs,
Adjectives,

Adverbs,
Prepositions, Conjunctions,
Interjections


Unit 11:
Parts of the
Sentence
-

Subjects and
Predicates, Complement

Chapter 1

-

Chemistry and Matter (mass,
weight)

Scientific Methods (conclusion,
dependent/independent variable, experiment,
hypothesis, qualitative, quantitative data,
scientific method, law, theory) Study Guide p.
25

Chapter 2
-

Units and Measurement (base unit,
density, derived unit, Kelvin, kg, L, m, s)

Scientific Notation and Dimensional Analysis
(conversion factor)

Uncerta
inty in Data (accuracy, error, percent
error, precision, significant figure)

Representing Data (graph) Study Guide p. 61

Chapter 3

-

Properties of Matter (chemical
property, physical property. extensive/intensive
property, gas, liquid, solid, vapor, states of
matter)

Changes in Matter (chemical change, physical
change, phase change, law of conservation of
mass)

Mixtures of matter (ch
romatography,
crystallization, distillation, filtration,
heterogeneous mixture, homogeneous mixture,
solution, sublimation)

Elements and Compounds (compound, element,
law of definite proportions, law of multiple
proportions, percent by mass, periodic table
)
Study Guide p. 93

Chapter 4
-

Early Ideas About Matter (Dalton’s
atomic theory)

Defining the Atom (atom, electron, cathode ray,
proton, neutron, nucleus)

How Atoms Differ (atomic mass, atomic mass
unit, atomic number, mass number)

Unstable Nuclei and Rad
ioactive Decay
(alpha/beta/gamma particle/radiation, nuclear
equation, nuclear reaction, radioactivity,
radiation radioactive decay) Study Guide p. 127

Chapter 5

-

Light and Quantized Energy
(amplitude, atomic emission spectrum, EM
radiation, EM spectrum,
frequency, photoelectric
effect, photon, Planck’s constant, quantum,
wavelength)

Quantum theory and the Atom (atomic orbital,
de Broglie equation, energy sublevel, ground
state, Heisenberg uncertainty principle, principal
energy level, principal quantum nu
mber,
quantum mechanical model of the atom,
quantum number)

Electron configuration (aufbau principle,
electron configuration, electron dot structure,
Hund’s rule, Pauli exclusion principle, valence
electron) Study Guide p. 16

Physical Geography of
Russia

t
he Land

-

landforms

-

water systems

-

natural resources

Climate and Vegetation

-

high latitude regions

-

mid latitude regions

Cultural Geography of
Russia

Population and Culture

-

population patterns

-

culture

History and Government

-

early history

-

revolution and change

-

movements for change

Russia today

-

changing economies

-

economic activities

-

transportation and
communications

-

trade and interdependence

People and the
Environment

-

human impact

managing resources

-

challenges for the future

(Beginner)

All vocabulary

All grammar

All sentence structures

All pinyin a

and hanzi

Lessons 1 to 12

(blue book)

Unit 1: You and 1

Unit 2: My Family

Unit 3: Food

Unit 4: School Life


(Intermediate)

All vocabulary

All grammar

All sentence structures

All p
inyin and hanzi

Lessons 1 to 24 (pink book)

Unit 1: My friends and I

Unit 2: My Family

Unit 3: Shopping

Unit 4: School Life

Unit 5: Environment and Health

Unit 6: Fashion and Entertainment

Unit 7: Media

Unit 8: Travel and Custom


(Advance
-
Mr. Yuan)

All
vocabulary

All grammar

All sentence structures

All pinyin and hanzi

Lessons 1 to 15 (green book)

Unit 1: Introduction and Commendation

Unit 2: City and Environment

Unit 3: House and Furniture

Unit 4: School Life

Unit 5: Health


Korean
-
Ms. Beom

(Advance)

A
ll vocabulary

All grammar

Unit 2 Greeting & Introduction

Unit3 Restaurant

Unit4 Shopping

Unit5 Daily Life

Unit 6 Time




NIS 1st QUARTER STUDY GUIDES FOR 6
-
12TH GRADE

October 29
-
31


MATH

ENG LIT

ENG GRAMMAR

SCIENCE

SOCIAL ST.

CHINESE

12




Functions(Domain,
Range, Notation,
Composite Functions)

Shifting of
Functions

Absolute Value
Functions, Odd
Functions, Even
Functions, Inverse
Functions

Exponential Functions

Logarithmic Functions

Trigonometric
Functions(Radian
Measures, Sin, Cos,
Tan, Period)

Rate of change and
Limits

Continuity

Rates of change and
Tangent Lines

Derivatives

Differentiability

Rules of
Differentiation

Velocity and
Acceleration



Students must be able to
recall SPECIFIC
EVENTS AND DETAILS
from the following
stories:


The Stranger, No Exit,
The Myth of Sisyphus


Students must be able to
understand and explain
the following literary
terms and concepts:

The philosophies of
Kierkegaard, Nietzsche,
Camus, and Sartre,
absurdism, existentialism,
bad faith, subjectivity is
competitive, “existence
precedes essence”,
authenticity and
inauthenticit
y, the will to
power, the superman,
theme, symbol, motif,
being
-
in
-
itself, being
-
for
-
itself, being
-
for
-
others


Composition:


Unit 1:
Personal Writing,
Keeping a Journal,
Personal Essay,
AUtobiography, Poem,
Reader
-
Response Journal,
College Application
Ess
ays, Resumes



Unit 2:

The Writing
Process

Prewriting, Drafting,
Revising, Editing,
Presenting


Grammar:


Unit 10:
Parts of Speech,
Nouns, Pronouns, Verbs,
Adjectives, Adverbs,
Prepositions, Conjunctions,
Interjections


Unit 11:
Parts of the
Sentence
-

Subjects and
Predicates, Complement

Chapter 1
-

Mathematics and Physics
(dimensional analysis, significant digits,
scientific method, hypothesis, law, theory)

Measurement (measurement, precision,
accuracy)

Graphing data (dependent/independent
variable, lin
e of best fit, linear
-
quadratic
-
inverse relationship) Study Guide p. 23

Chapter 2

-

Picturing motion (motion
diagram, particle model)

Where and When (coordinate system, origin,
position, distance, magnitude, vectors,
scalars, resultant, time interval, disp
lacement)

Position
-
Time Graphs (position
-
time graph,
instantaneous position)

How Fast? (average velocity, average speed,
instantaneous velocity) Study Guide p. 51

Chapter 3

-

Acceleration (velocity
-
time
graph, acceleration, instantaneous
acceleration)

Moti
on with Constant Acceleration

Free Fall (free fall, acceleration due to
gravity) Study Guide p. 79

Chapter 4

-

Force and Motion (force, free
body diagram, net force, Newton’s 1st and
2nd laws, inertia, equilibrium)

Using Newton’s Laws (apparent weight,
wei
ghtlessness, drag force, terminal velocity)

Interaction Forces (interaction pair, Newton’s
3rd law, tension, normal force) Study Guide
p. 111

Chapter 5
-

Vectors (components, vector
resolution)

Friction (kinetic friction, static friction,
coefficient of ki
netic friction, coefficient of
static friction)

Force and Motion in 2D (equilibrant) Study
Guide p. 139


Modern Ideologies

American Liberalism and
Conservatism

Classic Liberalism and
Conservatism

John Stuart Mill

Edmund Burke

Socialism/Communism

Karl Marx

Fascism
-

Hitler and
Mussolini

Neo
-
Liberalism

Religion, Politics and
Political Philosophy

Political Philosophy in
Other Historical Era’s


ECONOMICS


Chapter 1:
Scarcity, Needs
and Wants, TINSTAAFL,
3 Basic Questions, Factors
of Production, Scope of
Economics, Goods,
Services and Consumers,
Value, Utility and Wealth,
Circular Flow,
Productivity, Adam Smith,
Trade
-
Offs and
Opportunity Costs,
Production Opportunities


Chapter 2:
Economic
Systems
-

Traditional,
Market and Command
Economies, Mixed
Economi
es, Economic and
Social Goals, American
Free Enterprise System,
Roles of Entrepreneur,
consumers and government



(Advance
-

Mr. Yuan)

All vocabulary

All grammar

All sentence structures

All pinyin and hanzi

Lessons 1 to 15 (green book)

Unit 1: Introductio
n and Commendation

Unit 2: City and Environment

Unit 3: House and Furniture

Unit 4: School Life

Unit 5: Health