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Courses Offered - Garden Grove

Grades 7 - 12




American History with Art (grade 7 – 8)

From Native American society through modern America, students use art projects in class to enrich their study of America’s past. Gaining an appreciation of the providence of God in the development of a country based on Biblical principles, the class discusses great works of American art as well as politics, geography, and events that have shaped America’s history. This course complements the Intermediate Composition course.
NOTE: This course has an additional materials fee of $12 per semester.


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00009 Garden Grove G 201 R 1:30PM-2:30PM $225.00

English 7-Composition (grade 7 – 8)

Junior high students with no prior Institute for Excellence in Writing experience and those who have been introduced to the techniques will work toward mastering valuable writing skills. Writing instruction includes note taking and paragraph writing, narrative summaries, essays, research writing, creative writing, and writing stories from pictures. An in-depth study of English grammar examining parts of speech, parts of a sentence, sentence diagramming, sentence patterns, and agreement is also included.
NOTE: This course has an additional materials fee of $10 per semester.


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00008 Garden Grove CE 202 R 12:25PM-1:25PM $250.00

Life Science (grade 7 – 8)

When you embark on a study of science, where do you find the organization for your observations? Why, the scientific method of course! Along with their newfound scientific grounding, students benefit from fascinating hands-on study of the science of soil, plants, the human body, health, creation, classification, zoology, forestry, and ecology.
NOTE: This course has an additional materials fee of $10 per semester.


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00003 Garden Grove CE 202 R 10:30AM-11:50AM $255.00

English 8-Intermediate Composition (grade 8 )

Building upon their prior knowledge of the Institute for Excellence in Writing, students continue to use elements of this program as they read novels and respond to the ideas within them. Discussion of time period, author, and theme add understanding to the readings, and vocabulary study and grammar review build students’ confidence in their writing skills. This course is intended for those with at least one year of Institute for Excellence in Writing experience and coordinates with the American History with Art course.
Prerequisite: English 7


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00039 Garden Grove CE 202 R 9:25AM-10:25AM $250.00

Pre-Algebra (grade 8 )

In this course students learn the fundamentals of pre-algebra. Strategic exercises enable them to navigate through their course work and on to higher mathematics courses. Topics include integers, rational numbers, variables, solving equations, and much more.
Prerequisite: Students should be proficient in their math facts and basic arithmetic skills.


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00034 Garden Grove G 201 R 8:20AM-9:20AM $225.00

Algebra 1 (grade 9 )

This course includes a logical, concise discussion of algebraic vocabulary, real number systems, inequalities, and solving of equations, including linear systems. The students receive extensive experience solving story problems which brings practical application of algebra to the real world
Prerequisite: Pre-Algebra or equivalent.


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00049 Garden Grove G 101 R/T 8:20AM-9:20AM $335.00

General Literature and Composition (grade 9 )

An exciting overview of literature and its elements is explored in this course through a variety of stories, while the study of authors and time periods give perspective to these readings. The course includes weekly writing assignments. Class discussion and group projects enhance the classroom experience.


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00048 Garden Grove G 102 R/T 9:25AM-10:25AM $370.00

Biology with Lab (grade 9 – 10)

This course is a survey of general biology. Topics include botany, the purpose and design of human anatomy and physiology, the methodology and philosophy of the life sciences, genetics, the variety and design of vertebrates and invertebrates, and cellular and molecular biology. Laboratory work, discussion, hands-on experiments, and dissections are included.


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00004 Garden Grove G 201 R/T 12:25PM-1:45PM $405.00

Physical Science with Lab (grade 9 – 10)

In this lab science course students explore the foundations of chemistry and physics including matter and energy, chemistry, motion, sound, light, electricity, and magnetism. Physical science is valuable preparation for upper-level chemistry and physics. This course also includes a discussion of science versus evolution.
NOTE: This course has an additional materials fee of $15 per semester.


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00007 Garden Grove G 201 R/T 10:30AM-11:50AM $405.00

American History (grade 10 – 11)

Addressing both the workings of God and the shortcomings of humanity in the formation and progression of America, students discuss geography, politics, economics, and current events to formulate reasoned Christian viewpoints on issues of contemporary society. This course is complementary to the American Literature course. It is strongly recommended that they be taken concurrently.


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00044 Garden Grove G 102 R/T 8:20AM-9:20AM $335.00

American Literature (grade 10 – 11)

Through a chronological reading of stories along with discussion of authors, worldviews, and time periods, students discover the values and ideas of classic authors of the United States. Class discussion, compositions, quizzes, and group projects encourage students to take a deeper look at the ideology of American people and culture. This course is complementary to the American History course. It is strongly recommended that they be taken concurrently.


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00046 Garden Grove G 201 R/T 9:25AM-10:25AM $370.00

Geometry (grade 10 – 11)

This course provides a strong mathematical foundation in geometry. Concepts covered in the course include the nature of reasoning, lines and angles, triangle congruence, inequalities, parallel lines, quadrilaterals, transformations, area, similarity, the right triangle, circles, concurrence theorems, regular polygons, and geometric solids. In addition, students master two-column and paragraph proofs and complete various constructions.
Prerequisite: Algebra 1.


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00037 Garden Grove G 101 R/T 10:50AM-11:50AM $335.00

Chemistry with Lab (grade 11 )

In this course students explore the mystery of the atom and gain an understanding that chemical science brings with it the burden of responsibility to use it to benefit mankind. Students gain a foundational understanding of atomic structure, bonding, kinetic theory, solution, and equilibrium. This course stresses applications of chemistry through discussion and lab experiments, identifies marvels of design in creation, and promotes the development of organized problem solving skills.
Prerequisite: Algebra 1
NOTE: This course has an additional materials fee of $15 per semester.


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00005 Garden Grove G 101 R/T 12:25PM-1:45PM $405.00

British Literature (grade 12 )

This course covers British Literature chronologically. Critical thinking skills are developed as students read, analyze, and write about the ideas of British authors. Creative and fiction writing, vocabulary and literature quizzes, class discussion, and group projects allow students to imitate excellent writing styles to develop their own skills. A college quality term paper and persuasive and expository essays are written, preparing the students for university study.


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00047 Garden Grove G 101 R/T 9:25AM-10:25AM $370.00

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Course Level Guidelines

The course levels listed in parentheses (excluding Torrey Academy Classes) are guidelines. We realize that homeschoolers often cross grade-level "boundaries" for many subjects; therefore students are welcome to enroll in any class that suits their level of achievement. Please remember that our core courses are college preparation level.