So for my new job, we are in the process now of determing Math, Science, and Social Studies course sequences for our new gifted school for grades 6-12. Keeping this in mind, what would be your ideal sequence. My thoughts: History: 6th grade: Ancient Civ. 7th grade: Intro to American History and Gov't 8th grade: Western Civ. I 9th grade: US History I 10 th grade: AP Euro or Western Civ. II 11th grade: AP US History 12th grade: AP American Government and Politics Honors and for AP Politics (one semester on American and another on Comparative) Science: 6th: Earth/Space Science 7th: Introduction to Physics and Chemistry 8th: Introduction to Life Science 9th: Biology 10th: Chemistry 11th: Physics and AP Biology/Chemistry (if schedule permits) 12th: AP Biology, Physics, and/or Chemistry Math: (this is really what my bosses think, not sure how I feel) 6th grade: pre-algebra 7th grade: algebra I 8th grade: geometry 9th grade: algebra II 10th grade: precalc 11th grade: ap statistics 12th grade: ap calc Languages (example: Spanish) 6th grade: Spanish I Part I 7th grade: Spanish I Part II 8th grade: Spanish 2 9th grade: Spanish 3 10th grade: Spanish 4 11th grade: AP Spanish Language 12th grade: Spanish Lit English: 6-8th: "English 6-8" 9th grade: American Literature 10th grade: European Literature 11th grade: AP English Lit 12th grade: AP English Language In grades 6-8: Students will have a double block for English: one block for writing and one for lit. Starting in 9th grade students will be assigned a semester long writing course taught by various departments. 11th grade: Thoughts??