Sophomore (10th grade)
By: Joshua, Aerica, Thomas, and Melonie
1. Exams and State Tests taken in 10th Grade
-World Studies AP Exam (if class is taken)
2. Typical Courses/Number of Credits
Typical Courses Include:
-Geometry (Algebra II if you took Algebra I in eighth grade)
-Plus any other required credits like Physical Education, Fine Arts, and LOTE
3. Clubs/Activities/Sport Available plus requirements
4. Average Amount of Homework Each Night
5. Educational Opportunities
6. AVID Expectations
-Join in extracurricular clubs, programs, community service, and athletics of interest to demonstrate commitment.
-Seek out positions of leadership, such as club officers and captains.
-Track community service hours and extracurricular activity participation in a multi-year student portfolio.
-Take 10 to 18 pages of quality Cornell notes per week
-Reexamine information after tests to identify incorrect items and potentials gaps.
-Create visuals or symbols in the right column; recall information.
-Compose an essential question based on the standard objective covered by the lesson.
-Write higher-level summaries for Cornell notes that link all of the information together.
-Narrow down potential colleges; fit personality, academic interests, and goals.
-Develop understanding of college application process.
-Research ongoing information regarding admissions and scholarships
7. Dual credit courses offered
8. Test Questions
- True/False: There is an AP course available to you in sophomore year.
- True/False: You are required to write 20 notes a week for AVID.
- True/False: If you're taking all Pre-AP or AP classes, you will receive more than 2 sheets of homework each night on average.
- Free Response: Does AVID require any community involvement? If so, what kind?
- Multiple Choice: Which of these choices is a typical core subject for sophomores?
Extra Credit. What are some questions for sophomores?
•Would you say that sophomores are more respected by upperclassmen than freshmen are?
•How many more AP classes are you allowed to take this year if anymore are allowed?
•How do you balance your time between social, extra curriculal activities, and homework this year differently?
•Would you say you're more mature now and was high school more fun last year?