MYP Courses

Below you will find subject guides, horizontal/vertical planners (curriculum maps), course syllabi and additional course information for all MYP courses taught at MIMS.

Arts: Students take both Performing and Visual Arts

Link to class syllabi for the Arts (coming in 2017-2018 school year):

  • Year 2/3 Performing Arts - Theatre
  • Year 2/3 Performing Arts - World Music
  • Year 2/3 Visual Arts
  • Year 4/5 Performing Arts - Theatre
  • Year 4/5 Performing Arts - World Music
  • Year 4/5 Visual Arts
  • Year 2-5 Performing Arts - Orchestra
VisualArtHorizontalVerticalPlanner.pdf
PerformingArtsHorizontalVerticalPlanner.pdf

Design: All students in grades 7 and 8 take one semester of Design.

Link to class syllabi for Design (coming in 2017-2018 school year):

  • Year 2 Design (Grade 7)
  • Year 3 Design (Grade 8)
DesignHorizonalVerticalPlanner.pdf

Individuals and societies: Students take both New Mexico History and U.S. History in middle school. Students take both World History and Government in high school. In the 2017-2018 school year, the Individuals and societies department is realigning the curriculum to allow for proper credit gain. This posted horizontal/vertical planner is under reconstruction and will be changed as the department makes updates. The below sequence is updated to match the 2017-2018 alignment.

Link to class syllabi for Individuals and societies (coming in 2017-2018 school year):

  • Year 2 Semester 1 Geography, Semester 2 New Mexico History I
  • Year 3 Semester 1 Early United States History, Semester 2 New Mexico History II
  • Year 4 World History
  • Year 5 Semester 1 Later United States History, Semester 2 Government/Economics
IndividualsSocietiesHorizontalVerticalPlanner.pdf

Language acquisition: All MYP students take either Mandarin or Spanish. Languages are in phases. Classes are arranged in phases.

Link to class syllabi for Language acquisition (coming in 2017-2018 school year):

  • Phase 1 Mandarin
  • Phase 2 Mandarin
  • Phase 3 Mandarin
  • Phase 1 Spanish
  • Phase 2 Spanish
  • Phase 3 Spanish
LanguageAcquisitionHorizontalVerticalPlannerMandarin.pdf
LanguageAcquisitionHorizontalVerticalPlannerSpanish.pdf

Language and literature: All MYP students are enrolled in a Language and literature course which focuses on world literature. Language and literature courses have summer reading assignments which are linked below.

Link to class syllabi for Language acquisition (coming in 2017-2018 school year):

  • Year 2 Language and literature (Grade 7)
  • Year 3 Language and literature (Grade 8)
  • Year 4 Language and literature (Grade 9)
  • Year 5 Language and literature (Grade 10)


Language & Literature Course Overview MYP Years 2-5
LanguageLiteratureHorizontalVerticalPlanner.pdf

Mathematics: All MYP students are enrolled in a Mathematics course which focuses on the four branches of math - numbers, probability and statistics, geometry and trigonometry. In high school students are enrolled in either Standard or Extended Mathematics.

Link to class syllabi for Mathematics (coming in 2017-2018 school year):

  • Year 2 Mathematics (Grade 7)
  • Year 3 Mathematics (Grade 8)
  • Year 4 Mathematics - Extended (Grade 9)
  • Year 5 Mathematics - Extended (Grade 10)
Mathematics HorizontalVertical Planner .pdf