Canadian International School of Kuwait

Canadian International School of Kuwait

Grade 11

Grade 11 Sociology

High school sociology focuses on many different aspects of human behavior and life. The class covers how ethics vary in different cultures, groups and societies, the cultural trends that affect how society operates, and how to work well with people from different backgrounds. Students will also learn about the political and economic aspects of sociology in cultures around the world, what stereotypes and prejudices people from other cultures endure, and gives students a clear understanding of how people interact as individuals and in groups on an everyday basis. In a sociology course, students will be able to compare and contrast their daily lives, cultural norms, and their relationship with family and friends with that of other people from around the globe. Our high school sociology course covers topics of particular interest to teenagers such as characteristics of adolescence, dating, types of social interaction, groups within society, the American class system, urban life and more.

Grade 11 Psychology

High school courses for psychology introduce students to a number of traditional psychological concepts from a number of contemporary perspectives such as biological, psychosocial, and cognitive. Students typically begin a high school psychology course with an introduction to psychology as well as background information on research methods. Throughout the course, high schoolers will learn about foundational ideas and theories as they analyze human growth and development, the various aspects of learning and intelligence, personality, and behavior. Students will explore the nature of being human and learn to identify various disorders as well as discuss risk factors and treatments for each one. High school students will also delve into the science of human interactions by exploring topics such as socialization, individual interactions, and group behaviors.

Grade 11 Political Science

Political Science is an essential part of everyone’s life, irrespective of the continent, country, or state of an individual. Whether one makes a Career in Political Science or not, it impacts all of us to a great extent in our day to day life. However, its importance increases for those who signup for Humanities and has Political Science courses as one of the major subjects in the curriculum. The Grade 11 focuses on how government institutions were shaped in the past and how are they currently functioning.

Grade 11 Physics

This course develops students’ understanding of the basic concepts of physics. Students will explore kinematics, with an emphasis on linear motion; different kinds of forces; energy transformations; the properties of mechanical waves and sound; and electricity and magnetism. They will enhance their scientific investigation skills as they test laws of physics. In addition, they will analyse the interrelationships between physics and technology, and consider the impact of technological applications of physics on society and the environment.

Grade 11 Physical Education

This course enables students to examine the factors that influence their own health practices and behaviours as well as those factors that contribute to the development of healthy communities. It emphasizes the concept of wellness, which addresses all aspects of well-being – physical, cognitive, emotional, spiritual, and social – and promotes healthy eating, physical activity, and building and maintaining a positive sense of self. Students will develop the skills necessary to make healthy choices and create a personal wellness plan. They will also design initiatives that encourage others to lead healthy, active lives. The course prepares students for college programs in health sciences, fitness, wellness, and health promotion.

Grade 11 Other Subjects

Other Subjects Guides to history, math, biology, drama, poetry, sociology, plus many other subjects. Our most popular guides include quick quizzes

Grade 11 Informatics Practices

To gain working knowledge of a computer system and peripherals To understand the application development process. To gain programming skills in front-end development To gain skills in Database Creation and querying using ANSI SQL. To design, program and develop database driven web applications using GUI Programming Tool and RDBMS. To understand and appreciate open source and open standard concepts

Grade 11 Home Science

Home Science, also know as Home Economics is the science of understanding the relationship between individuals, families, societies and environment around. In order words, it is the art of managing a home and other resources. It teaches ways to apply sciences and humanities to improve family nutrition, human environment, management of resources and child development. Students can opt for courses in any of the five core streams – Fabric and Apparel Sciences, Resource Management, Communication and Extension, Nutrition and Food and Human Development.

Grade 11 History

This course explores key aspects of the social, economic, and political development of the United States from precontact to the present. Students will examine the contributions of groups and individuals to the country’s evolution and will explore the historical context of key issues, trends, and events that have had an impact on the United States, its identity and culture, and its role in the global community. Students will extend their ability to apply the concepts of historical thinking and the historical inquiry process, including the interpretation and analysis of evidence, when investigating various forces that helped shape American history.   This course explores the history of various societies and civilizations around the world, from earliest times to around 1500 CE. Students will investigate a range of factors that contributed to the rise, success, and decline of various ancient and pre-modern societies throughout the world and will examine life in and the cultural and political legacy of these societies. Students will extend their ability to apply the concepts of historical thinking and the historical inquiry process, including the interpretation and analysis of evidence, when investigating social, political, and economic structures and historical forces at work in various societies and in different historical eras.

Grade 11 Graphics Design

Graphic Design is all around us! Words and pictures—the building blocks of graphic design—are the elements that carry the majority of the content in both the digital world and the printed world. As graphic design becomes more visible and prevalent in our lives, graphic design as a practice becomes more important in our culture. Through visual examples, this course will teach you the fundamental principles of graphic design: image making, typography, composition, working with color and shape… foundational skills that are common in all areas of graphic design practice. I don’t just want you to watch a video of someone talking about design, I want you to MAKE design! If you want to be a designer you have to be a maker and a communicator.

Grade 11 Geography

The Cisk Geography course investigates the lands, the features, the inhabitants, and the phenomena of explores the physical and cultural geography of the world and helps students to understand how physical surroundings shape and impact the everyday lives of people around the world. He discusses how people deal with difficult environments and how they use their environment to their advantage. He further explores geography-related challenges that lie ahead, as well as physical resource management. Cisk Geography helps high school students obtain a good foundation in world geography. Course topics include: Physical Geography Human Geography Climate Europe Russia North, Middle, and South America Africa Asia

Grade 11 English

This course emphasizes the development of literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life. Students will study the content, form, and style of a variety of informational and graphic texts, as well as literary texts from Canada and other countries, and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms for practical and academic purposes. An important focus will be on using language with precision and clarity. The course is intended to prepare students for the compulsory Grade 12 college preparation course.

Grade 11 Engineering Drawing

This Elementary Engineering course introduces students to the basics of engineering and analyzes the major impact engineers have had on the world as we know it. Students will study each step of the engineering design process, and then put these steps into action. They will practice problem-solving and brainstorming through different design challenges, and will also learn about several fields of engineering that exist today.

Grade 11 Economics

Cisk’s online economics class for high school begins with an introduction to economics in order to give students a solid foundation from which to begin. Students go on to explore both micro- and macroeconomics, the laws of supply and demand, and important economic policies. A chapter dedicated to global economies helps students understand concepts like international trade, currency and how exchange rates work, and globalization. The Cisk high school economics course also teaches students how to manage their finances with several chapters covering topics like budgeting and saving money, spending and using credit, as well as investing and insurance.

Grade 11 Computer Science

This course introduces students to computer science. Students will design software independently and as part of a team, using industry-standard programming tools and applying the software development life-cycle model. They will also write and use subprograms within computer programs. Students will develop creative solutions for various types of problems as their understanding of the computing environment grows. They will also explore environmental and ergonomic issues, emerging research in computer science, and global career trends in computer-related fields.

Grade 11 Chemistry

This course enables students to deepen their understanding of chemistry through the study of the properties of chemicals and chemical bonds; chemical reactions and quantitative relationships in those reactions; solutions and solubility; and atmospheric chemistry and the behaviour of gases. Students will further develop their analytical skills and investigate the qualitative and quantitative properties of matter, as well as the impact of some common chemical reactions on society and the environment.

Grade 11 Business studies

This Grade 11 Business Studies study guide walks you step-by-step through the Grade 11 curriculum. It simplifies Business Studies concepts with concise explanations, helpful illustrations, bulleted style information and table formatting. Ease of understanding is key, and the methodical, illuminating approach of this study guide ensures just that

Grade 11 Biology

This course furthers students’ understanding of the processes that occur in biological systems. Students will study theory and conduct investigations in the areas of biodiversity; evolution; genetic processes; the structure and function of animals; and the anatomy, growth, and function of plants. The course focuses on the theoretical aspects of the topics under study, and helps students refine skills related to scientific investigation.

Grade 11 Geometry

A high school geometry curriculum will include multiple objectives for students. By the end of tenth grade students should have a grasp on geometric transformations, right triangle relationships and trigonometry, applications of probability and more. Additional objectives for high school geometry include:
  • Applying  the protractor postulate and angle addition postulate to calculate angle measures.
  • Constructing parallel and perpendicular lines.
  • Determining unknown measures of congruent figures.
  • Solving real-world problems involving special right triangles.
  • Applying properties of parallelograms to solve problems.
  • Determining the radian measure of a central angle.
· Calculating probabilities using the addition rule.

Grade 11 Algebra 2

At this level, your child’s goals and objectives for Algebra 2 may be very specific, targeting discrete concepts or skills. Here are some examples of 11th grade Algebra 2 learning goals and objectives:
  • Evaluate sums, differences, products, and quotients of functions.
  • Use the discriminant to determine the number and type of roots of a quadratic equation.
  • Determine the roots of and factor a polynomial function.
  • Graph rational functions that have only vertical or horizontal asymptotes.
  • Write one-variable radical inequalities to model problems.
  • Solve logarithmic expressions by converting between logarithmic and exponential forms.
  • Compare sine, cosine, and tangent values for angles having the same reference angle.
  • Analyze a function rule or graph to determine transformations of the parent function.

Grade 11 Algebra 1

The main goal of Algebra 1 is to develop fluency in working with linear equations and extend their knowledge of irrational numbers, experience with tables, and graphs as well as help them make meaningful connections to real life’s experiences. Additionally, an algebra 1 course should promote inquiry and a focus on big ideas. Each one of your algebra 1 lessons should objectives for your child to achieve. These can look something like this:
  • Determine the domain and range of a functional relationship.
  • Identify the slope and y-intercept of a linear function.
  • Create absolute value equations to model and solve problems.
  • Solve a system of linear equations using substitution.
  • Evaluate a quadratic function using tables, graphs, and equations.
  • Make reasonable estimates using rational and irrational numbers.
  • Accurately simplify numerical expressions containing square roots.
  • Successfully find common monomial factors of polynomials.

Grade 11 Calculus

On this course, the students must know how to determine the limit of a function, differentiate, and integrate algebraic, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions in one variable, and to formulate and solve problems involving continuity, extreme values, related rates, population models, and areas of plane regions.

Grade 11 Mathematics

This course enables students to broaden their understanding of mathematics as a problem solving tool in the real world. Students will extend their understanding of quadratic relations; investigate situations involving exponential growth; solve problems involving compound interest; solve financial problems connected with vehicle ownership; develop their ability to reason by collecting, analysing, and evaluating data involving one variable; connect probability and statistics; and solve problems in geometry and trigonometry. Students will consolidate their mathematical skills as they solve problems and communicate their thinking.