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CORRESPONDENCE COURSES
General Diploma Program

REQUIRED COURSES
- 12 CREDITS ORIENTATON
JM01 - INTRODUCTION TO JAMES MADISON HIGH SCHOOL. An orientation course that introduces the student to the essential ingredients that make distance learning at James Madison High School a successful and enjoyable experience. Learn about relevant JMHS policies and procedures; polish your study skills; explore time management to improve your productivity; develop your research capabilities; find out about plagiarism; discover practical career planning techniques; and plan for college. Required

ELECTIVE COURSES (PICK 4)
- 4 CREDITS ENGLISH
EN11 - READING AND LITERATURE I EN13 - ENGLISH GRAMMAR & COMPOSITION I EN14 - ENGLISH GRAMMAR & COMPOSITION II EN17 - READING AND LITERATURE II EN19 - ESSENTIAL OF GRAMMAR & WRITING

ENGLISH
EN01 - ENGLISH FOR LIFE AND WORK I. Examine classical and modern works of non-fiction, poetry, short stories, drama and novels, focusing on integrating literature with grammar and composition. Read works from Rawlings, Poe, Rodowsky, Cisneros, Homer, Holtslander, Hughes, Goodall, de Maupassant, Stegner, Walker, Dickinson, Shakespeare, Angelou and others. Required EN02 - ENGLISH FOR LIFE AND WORK II. A further examination of popular literature genres and works by a wide range of classical and contemporary authors, among them Hayslip, Parker, Tennyson, Millay, Angelou, Fitzgerald, LaoTzu, Shakespeare, Frost, Gandbhir, Donne, Greene, Saki, Reed, Steinbeck, Dillard, Vonnegut, Wright, Hughes, Nash, Sophocles, White and others. Required EN03 - ENGLISH FOR LIFE AND WORK III. Analyze short stories, novels, non-fiction, poetry and drama from American authors, including Jefferson, Williams, Douglass, Voigt, Farr, Whitman, Cisneros, Malamud, Dickinson, Angelou, Steinbeck, Dillard, Franklin, Unger, Twain, Tan, Hughes, White, Faulkner and many others. Review grammar and composition. Required EN04 - ENGLISH FOR LIFE AND WORK IV. Read and study additional selections of classical and contemporary literature. Authors include Boll, Shakespeare, Churchill, Wiesel, Chekhov, Dickens, Boccaccio, Dahl, Plato, Russell, Mowat, Walker, Orwell, Rangkuti, Toth, Priestley and more. Includes review lessons in grammar and composition. Required

EN20 - VOCABULARY STUDIES EN21 - WRITING FOR COLLEGE

MATH
MA06 - PRE-ALGEBRA MA08 - ALGEBRA I MA09 - ALGEBRA II MA10 - ADVANCED MATHEMATICS MA13 - CONSUMER MATH MA15 - INTRODUCTORY ALGEBRA/GEOMETRY I MA16 - INTRODUCTORY ALGEBRA/GEOMETRY II MA17 - GEOMETRY

FOREIGN LANGUAGE MATH
MA11 - GENERAL MATH. Using a calculator; comparing, ordering, rounding and regrouping numbers; adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing; estimating products; adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing fractions and decimals; solving equations; percents; ratios and proportion; metric length, mass and capacity; measurement: mass, area, perimeter, circumference and volume; similar triangles; creating graphs and tables; slope; graphing linear equations; solving inequalities. Required MA14 - TRANSITION MATH. Adding and subtracting decimals; multiplying decimals; dividing decimals; fractions; multiplying, dividing, adding and subtracting fractions; comparing fractions, decimals and percents; ratios and proportions; solving percent problems; finding simple interest; installment plan buying; percent of increase or decrease; problem solving with decimals, fractions, percents and proportions; working with time zones. Required LA02 - SPANISH I LA03 - SPANISH II LA04 - FRENCH I LA05 - FRENCH II

SOCIAL STUDIES
SS09 - U.S. GOVERNMENT SS12 - WORLD GEOGRAPHY

SOCIAL STUDIES
SS13 - WORLD HISTORY. An in-depth exploration of our global community’s past, emphasizing the people, events, politics and cultural conditions that changed early civilizations and how these changes effected the development of modern society through time. Regions of the world are examined in detail. Culminates in one final research project....
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