Online Course Catalog
Learn more about Virtual Virginia’s online course offerings for grades 6–12, including course descriptions, prerequisites, required texts and materials, and more. All courses are taught by Virtual Virginia instructors.
Algebra I covers the first level of solving and graphing algebraic equations/inequalities in one or two variables, function behavior and notation, quadratic functions, exponent rules, operations with polynomials, and basic data analysis. This course aligns with the Virginia Standards of Learning for Algebra I.
In Algebra II, a thorough treatment of advanced algebraic concepts will be provided through the study of functions, equations, inequalities, systems of equations, polynomials, rational and radical equations, complex numbers, and sequences and series. The course emphasizes a transformational approach to graphing functions, using translation, reflection, dilation, and rotation to generate a “family of functions” from […]
This course provides students with a detailed understanding of living systems. Students investigate biochemical life processes, cellular organization, mechanisms of inheritance, dynamic relationships among organisms, and the changes in organisms through time. This course aligns with the Virginia Standards of Learning for Biology.
Studying something as large and complicated as the Earth is quite an undertaking. In order to make it manageable, this course is divided into the scientific areas of geology, meteorology, astronomy, and oceanography. Each of these areas of study helps scientists understand the activity and make-up of our planet. In this course, students will use […]
Economics and Personal Finance is a challenging, engaging course designed to help students interpret daily news, understand how interdependent the world’s economies are, and anticipate how events will impact their lives. Students will study a variety of concepts in both economics and personal finance with a focus on their practical applications. Course topics include the […]
English 11 is designed to follow the development of American literature from its early beginnings to the contemporary era, including sermons, diaries, speeches, short stories, poetry, novels, and journalism. Students will write a research paper and other persuasive essays and will gain exposure to writing and rhetorical techniques grounded in primary sources and key pieces […]
In English 12, students write informative, expository, and persuasive essays and produce a well-documented research paper. During the writing process, students demonstrate their understanding of grammatical conventions and practice techniques for improving their writing style and fluency. A survey of British literature helps students relate to the political, social, and philosophical perspectives of each historical […]
This course extends the skills and concepts taught in Algebra I through the study of plane and solid figures. Topics include a review of real numbers, segment and angle measurement, angle relationships, logic, proofs, reasoning, parallel and perpendicular lines, right triangles, trigonometry, quadrilaterals, convex polygons, tessellations, circles, constructions, coordinate geometry, area, similarity, and volume. This […]
Health and Physical Education 10 is designed to provide the student with the necessary knowledge, processes, and skills to make healthy choices, prevent chronic disease, and avoid health-risk behaviors such as poor dietary patterns and living a sedentary lifestyle. Throughout the course, students will actively participate in and track their physical activity in combination with […]
Health and Physical Education 9 is designed to provide the student with the necessary skills and knowledge to create a healthy lifestyle for the individual, the family, and the community. Throughout the course, students will actively participate in and track their physical activity in combination with completing lessons and assignments. Students are required to complete 150 […]
Virginia & U.S. Government is designed to introduce students to the concepts of government and politics in both the United States and Virginia. As such, it considers foundational elements of the American system: the Constitution and its origins; the party system and related political behaviors and ideologies; various institutions related to government; conceptual origins of […]
The goal of this course is to provide an overview of Virginia and United States history, from exploration and colonization to the present day. The course offers students the opportunity to think about our past in a new way and to better understand how yesterday’s actions will impact the present and future. In addition to preparing […]