Grade 10

“Grade 10 steps into students’ grad transition years. Students will get their first look at the Graduation Numeracy Assessment (GNA) and Graduation Literacy Assessment (GLA), which are standardized exams required for students to graduate”

Goals for a Grade 10 Student

English Curriculum

Expectations of a Grade 10 in English:

✓ Use ideas from texts to make accurate predictions and inferences

✓ Determine the importance of main ideas of a text with analyses

✓ Use original ideas to demonstrate content knowledge

✓ Formulate thesis statements with supporting details for research essays

✓ Evaluate reliability, credibility, and validity of information from various sources

How Your English Tutor Will Help:

✓ Introduce strategies to formulate thesis statements that examines why and how

✓ Show ways to interpret outlines, charts, graphs, maps, and timelines to explain problems and solutions

✓ Practice voicing original ideas by listening critically, building upon ideas of others, and asking clarifying questions

✓ Introduce techniques to hypothesize possible outcomes from texts, while recognizing relevant causes and factors

✓ Practice ways to evaluate reliability, credibility, and validity of information from a variety of sources

Mathematics Curriculum

Expectations of a Grade 10 in Math:

✓ Use operations on powers with integral exponents

✓ Answer questions with exponents, exponent laws, and prime factorization

✓ Understand how to integrate arithmetic sequences

✓ Properly use functions and relations such as connecting data and graphs

✓ Understand financial literacy concepts such as gross and net pay

How Your Math Tutor Will Help:

✓ Prepare for numeracy exam at the end of the year

✓ Increase knowledge on abstract concepts such as integral exponents and Pythagoreum theorems

✓ Demonstrate and apply mental math strategies to make sense of quantities and differences

✓ Increase financial literacy for understanding of real life problems

✓ Introduce statistics and its usage in real life problems