Through the use of resources (books, historical documents, periodicals, newspapers, Internet, interviews, films) and research the student will produce their own textbooks. Timelines and maps will provide the visual aids needed to round out their study. Research, writing as well as speaking will be emphasized in the curriculum.
Students may earn partial credits or even more than one credit in each subject, depending on number of hours spent working in each area.
Fully accredited for high school by the North Atlantic Regional School.
World History 4: 1850 to 1930 (1 credit)
U.S. History: 1850 to 1930 (1 credit)
English 4: Research, Speech & Composition (1 credit)
American Literature (1/2 credit)
20th Century World Literature (1/2 credit)
Modern Humanities (1 credit)
Women’s Studies (1/2 credit)
Civics (1/2 credit)
Critical Thinking 4 (½ credit)
U.S. Geography (1/2 credit)
*IEW–All 9 units of the Institute for Excellence in Writing Teaching Writing Structure & Style 2-D are integrated into the Literature.
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Teaching Writing Structure & Style 2-D is a stand alone curriculum published by Excellence in Writing that TRISMS refers to and uses in the literature and writing assignments.
IEW is optional and not necessary to complete the curriculum
NARHS (North Atlantic Regional High School)
80 hrs = one credit
60 hrs = .75 credits
40 hrs = .50 credits
20 hrs = .25 credits
TRISMS High School Transcript