 Opening possibilities and stepping into grad transition.

In Grade 10, students get their first look at the Graduation Numeracy Assessment (GNA) and Graduation Literacy Assessment (GLA), which are standardized exams required for students to graduate. ## English 10 Curriculum

Expectations of a Grade 10 student:

• 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 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 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

## Math 10 Curriculum

Expectations of a Grade 10 student:

• Use operations on powers with integral exponents

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

• Understand how to integrate arithmetic sequences

• Properly use 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 GLA at the end of the year Increase knowledge on abstract concepts such as integral exponents and Pythagorean theorems Demonstrate and apply mental math strategies to make sense of quantities and differences Introduce statistics and its usage in real life problems