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Mr. Stibbe

Academic Decathlon Coach

Wisconsin Academic Decathlon

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Overview

The theme for 2015-2016 is "INDIA". Below is a brief overview of each content area in more detail.

ARTThe art curriculum will include a section on art fundamentals and will largely focus on the art and architecture of India.

ECONOMICSThe economics curriculum will cover fundamental economic concepts, microeconomics, and macroeconomics and will also include a thematic section on the Indian economy.

LITERATUREThe literature curriculum will include critical reading, one long work of literature, and selected shorter works. The long work of literature will be the novel Nectar in a Sieve by Kamala Markandaya.

MATHEMATICS: The mathematics curriculum will cover permutations and combinations, algebra, and statistics.

MUSICThe music curriculum will include basic elements of music theory and will focus on the music of India.

SCIENCEThe science topic will be an introduction to ecology and will include case studies and examples relevant to India.

SOCIAL SCIENCEThe social science curriculum will cover the history of modern India.