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APPLICATIONS IN THE ARTS I - ART411

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Course Description: 

This course is a beginning art course which introduces the students to a variety of art mediums and techniques, including drawing, color theory, painting, printmaking and sculpture.

Students who successfully complete this course may obtain .5 high school credit by completing the Fast Start Requet Form and turning it in to the high school couseling office any time between the 9th -12th grade. REMINDER, once the course is transcripted, it cannot be removed. If a student passes this course but does not wish to have the credit transcripted, he/she will need to complete the required Arts credit in high school.

ART I-II - ART891/ART892

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 1 or 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

Art I and II are independent, exploratory courses for 8th grade students. It is not necessary that the classes be taken in succession. A student may take both courses without repetition of specific assignments. The lesson units are designed for students with varying abilities and backgrounds to achieve success. Students will learn basic techniques and processes in each class and use a variety of media which may include: tempera paint, acrylic paint, watercolor, pastels, oil pastels, charcoal, crayon, printmaking inks, colored pencils, pens, clay, plaster, or others.

ETHNIC/CREATIVE COOKING - HOM894

Content Area: CTE Family & Consumer Sciences
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Students will explore the role of cooking in different cultures.  In this course, students will cook foods from different cultures.  They will learn proper etiquette for dining in different contexts.

FOODS-FADS-FINANCE - HOM893

Content Area: CTE Family & Consumer Sciences
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This is a semester course consisting of introductions to clothing, career exploration, basic nutrition, food preparation, family relationships, and money management.  The class is project-and activity-oriented.

MS STEM ROBOTICS - TT0800

Content Area: CTE Family & Consumer Sciences
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Course Description: 

In this course students will learn foundational robotics and programming skills. Students will design, build, and program real-world objects using the Engineering Process.

Students who successfully complete this course may obtain .5 high school credit by completing the Fast Start Request Form and turning it into the high school counseling office any time between the 9th - 12 th grade. Once the course is transcripted, it cannot be removed.

COMPUTER ESSENTIALS - BUS002

Content Area: CTE Technology
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

This course is designed to provide students with technology skills required for graduation. It is a comprehensive course where students apply computer skills to business and personal applications. It emphasizes learning to type by touch and other data input technologies. Presentation skills, databases, spreadsheets, charting and word processing skills will be introduced. Students who successfully complete this course may obtain .5 high school credit by completing the Fast Start Request Form and turning it in to the high school counseling office any time between the 9th-12th grade. Once the course is transcripted, it cannot be removed.

Course Outline

Keyboarding Speed and Accuracy

Online Communications

Word Processing

Spreadsheets

Presentations

INVENTION AND INNOVATION - CTM002/CTM003

Content Area: CTE Technology
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Course Description: 

Students will study the history of inventions and innovations, including their impact on society. They will learn about the core concepts of technology and the various approaches to solving problems, including engineering design and experimentation. Students will use their creativity in the invention and innovation of new products, processes, and determine how various inventions and innovations impact their lives. This course is aligned with the standards-based national model program that was developed in collaboratation and consultation with the STEM Center for Teaching and Learning.

Course Outline

Introduction to Invention and Innovation

Then Engineering Design Process

Invention and Innovation in the Designed World

Using Design and Creativity to Help Others

Technology & Society

Project Development

CORE LANGUAGE ARTS 7 - ENG703/ENG704

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Course Description: 

Students will continue to reflect on their reading skills and adjust their comprehension and vocabulary strategies. Students will refine their understanding of the author’s craft. Students will use oral and written responses to analyze and/or synthesize information from multiple sources to deepen understanding of a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction texts. Students will read for pleasure and choose books based on personal preference, topic, genre, theme or author. Students will use the writing process to develop coherent and interesting writing in forms and styles appropriate for their purpose and audience while refining their understanding of conventions and usage. Students will develop their ability to speak effectively in front of a group. They will work collaboratively as well as individually to set and accomplish goals while evaluating their own progress.

 

 

 

 

CORE LANGUAGE ARTS 7 - ENG703/ENG704

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Course Description: 

Students will continue to reflect on their reading skills and adjust their comprehension and vocabulary strategies. Students will refine their understanding of the author’s craft. Students will use oral and written responses to analyze and/or synthesize information from multiple sources to deepen understanding of a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction texts. Students will read for pleasure and choose books based on personal preference, topic, genre, theme or author. Students will use the writing process to develop coherent and interesting writing in forms and styles appropriate for their purpose and audience while refining their understanding of conventions and usage. Students will develop their ability to speak effectively in front of a group. They will work collaboratively as well as individually to set and accomplish goals while evaluating their own progress.

 

 

 

 

Core Language Arts 7 - ENG703/ENG704

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Course Description: 

Students will continue to reflect on their reading skills and adjust their comprehension and vocabulary strategies. Students will refine their understanding of the author’s craft. Students will use oral and written responses to analyze and/or synthesize information from multiple sources to deepen understanding of a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction texts. Students will read for pleasure and choose books based on personal preference, topic, genre, theme or author. Students will use the writing process to develop coherent and interesting writing in forms and styles appropriate for their purpose and audience while refining their understanding of conventions and usage. Students will develop their ability to speak effectively in front of a group. They will work collaboratively as well as individually to set and accomplish goals while evaluating their own progress.

CORE LANGUAGE ARTS 7 - ENG703/ENG704

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Course Description: 

Students will continue to reflect on their reading skills and adjust their comprehension and vocabulary strategies. Students will refine their understanding of the author’s craft. Students will use oral and written responses to analyze and/or synthesize information from multiple sources to deepen understanding of a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction texts. Students will read for pleasure and choose books based on personal preference, topic, genre, theme or author. Students will use the writing process to develop coherent and interesting writing in forms and styles appropriate for their purpose and audience while refining their understanding of conventions and usage. Students will develop their ability to speak effectively in front of a group. They will work collaboratively as well as individually to set and accomplish goals while evaluating their own progress.

 

 

 

 

Core Language Arts 7 - ENG703/ENG704

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Course Description: 

Students will continue to reflect on their reading skills and adjust their comprehension and vocabulary strategies. Students will refine their understanding of the author’s craft. Students will use oral and written responses to analyze and/or synthesize information from multiple sources to deepen understanding of a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction texts. Students will read for pleasure and choose books based on personal preference, topic, genre, theme or author. Students will use the writing process to develop coherent and interesting writing in forms and styles appropriate for their purpose and audience while refining their understanding of conventions and usage. Students will develop their ability to speak effectively in front of a group. They will work collaboratively as well as individually to set and accomplish goals while evaluating their own progress.

Core Language Arts 7 - ENG703/ENG704

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Course Description: 

Students will continue to reflect on their reading skills and adjust their comprehension and vocabulary strategies. Students will refine their understanding of the author’s craft. Students will use oral and written responses to analyze and/or synthesize information from multiple sources to deepen understanding of a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction texts. Students will read for pleasure and choose books based on personal preference, topic, genre, theme or author. Students will use the writing process to develop coherent and interesting writing in forms and styles appropriate for their purpose and audience while refining their understanding of conventions and usage. Students will develop their ability to speak effectively in front of a group. They will work collaboratively as well as individually to set and accomplish goals while evaluating their own progress.

CORE LANGUAGE ARTS 7 - ENG703/ENG704

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Course Description: 

Students will continue to reflect on their reading skills and adjust their comprehension and vocabulary strategies. Students will refine their understanding of the author’s craft. Students will use oral and written responses to analyze and/or synthesize information from multiple sources to deepen understanding of a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction texts. Students will read for pleasure and choose books based on personal preference, topic, genre, theme or author. Students will use the writing process to develop coherent and interesting writing in forms and styles appropriate for their purpose and audience while refining their understanding of conventions and usage. Students will develop their ability to speak effectively in front of a group. They will work collaboratively as well as individually to set and accomplish goals while evaluating their own progress.

 

 

 

 

Core Language Arts 7 - ENG703/ENG704

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Course Description: 

Students will continue to reflect on their reading skills and adjust their comprehension and vocabulary strategies. Students will refine their understanding of the author’s craft. Students will use oral and written responses to analyze and/or synthesize information from multiple sources to deepen understanding of a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction texts. Students will read for pleasure and choose books based on personal preference, topic, genre, theme or author. Students will use the writing process to develop coherent and interesting writing in forms and styles appropriate for their purpose and audience while refining their understanding of conventions and usage. Students will develop their ability to speak effectively in front of a group. They will work collaboratively as well as individually to set and accomplish goals while evaluating their own progress.

CORE LANGUAGE ARTS 7 - ENG703/ENG704

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Course Description: 

Students will continue to reflect on their reading skills and adjust their comprehension and vocabulary strategies. Students will refine their understanding of the author’s craft. Students will use oral and written responses to analyze and/or synthesize information from multiple sources to deepen understanding of a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction texts. Students will read for pleasure and choose books based on personal preference, topic, genre, theme or author. Students will use the writing process to develop coherent and interesting writing in forms and styles appropriate for their purpose and audience while refining their understanding of conventions and usage. Students will develop their ability to speak effectively in front of a group. They will work collaboratively as well as individually to set and accomplish goals while evaluating their own progress.

 

 

 

 

Core Language Arts 7 - ENG703/ENG704

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Course Description: 

Students will continue to reflect on their reading skills and adjust their comprehension and vocabulary strategies. Students will refine their understanding of the author’s craft. Students will use oral and written responses to analyze and/or synthesize information from multiple sources to deepen understanding of a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction texts. Students will read for pleasure and choose books based on personal preference, topic, genre, theme or author. Students will use the writing process to develop coherent and interesting writing in forms and styles appropriate for their purpose and audience while refining their understanding of conventions and usage. Students will develop their ability to speak effectively in front of a group. They will work collaboratively as well as individually to set and accomplish goals while evaluating their own progress.

CORE LANGUAGE ARTS 7 - ENG703/ENG704

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Course Description: 

Students will continue to reflect on their reading skills and adjust their comprehension and vocabulary strategies. Students will refine their understanding of the author’s craft. Students will use oral and written responses to analyze and/or synthesize information from multiple sources to deepen understanding of a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction texts. Students will read for pleasure and choose books based on personal preference, topic, genre, theme or author. Students will use the writing process to develop coherent and interesting writing in forms and styles appropriate for their purpose and audience while refining their understanding of conventions and usage. Students will develop their ability to speak effectively in front of a group. They will work collaboratively as well as individually to set and accomplish goals while evaluating their own progress.

 

 

 

 

CORE LANGUAGE ARTS 8 - ENG803/ENG804

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: 8th grade standing
Course Description: 

Students will integrate a variety of comprehension and vocabulary strategies. They will adapt their reading to different types of text. Students will refine their understanding of the author’s craft, commenting on and critically evaluating text as they thoughtfully analyze universal themes in literature and the effect of mass media. Students will use oral and written responses to analyze and/or synthesize information from multiple sources to deepen understanding of a wide variety of texts. Students will continue to read for pleasure, sharing and reflecting on their experiences. Students will continue to refine their writing process to develop coherent and interesting writing. Students will refine their ability to speak effectively in front of a group. Students will participate productively in groups, use constructive feedback to improve their work, evaluate their progress, and set future goals.

CORE LANGUAGE ARTS 8 - ENG803/ENG804

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: 8th grade standing
Course Description: 

Students will integrate a variety of comprehension and vocabulary strategies. They will adapt their reading to different types of text. Students will refine their understanding of the author’s craft, commenting on and critically evaluating text as they thoughtfully analyze universal themes in literature and the effect of mass media. Students will use oral and written responses to analyze and/or synthesize information from multiple sources to deepen understanding of a wide variety of texts. Students will continue to read for pleasure, sharing and reflecting on their experiences. Students will continue to refine their writing process to develop coherent and interesting writing. Students will refine their ability to speak effectively in front of a group. Students will participate productively in groups, use constructive feedback to improve their work, evaluate their progress, and set future goals.

Core Language Arts 8 - ENG803/ENG804

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: 8th grade standing
Course Description: 

Students will integrate a variety of comprehension and vocabulary strategies. They will adapt their reading to different types of text. Students will refine their understanding of the author’s craft, commenting on and critically evaluating text as they thoughtfully analyze universal themes in literature and the effect of mass media. Students will use oral and written responses to analyze and/or synthesize information from multiple sources to deepen understanding of a wide variety of texts. Students will continue to read for pleasure, sharing and reflecting on their experiences. Students will continue to refine their writing process to develop coherent and interesting writing. Students will refine their ability to speak effectively in front of a group. Students will participate productively in groups, use constructive feedback to improve their work, evaluate their progress, and set future goals.

CORE LANGUAGE ARTS 8 - ENG803/ENG804

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: 8th grade standing
Course Description: 

Students will integrate a variety of comprehension and vocabulary strategies. They will adapt their reading to different types of text. Students will refine their understanding of the author’s craft, commenting on and critically evaluating text as they thoughtfully analyze universal themes in literature and the effect of mass media. Students will use oral and written responses to analyze and/or synthesize information from multiple sources to deepen understanding of a wide variety of texts. Students will continue to read for pleasure, sharing and reflecting on their experiences. Students will continue to refine their writing process to develop coherent and interesting writing. Students will refine their ability to speak effectively in front of a group. Students will participate productively in groups, use constructive feedback to improve their work, evaluate their progress, and set future goals.

Core Language Arts 8 - ENG803/ENG804

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: 8th grade standing
Course Description: 

Students will integrate a variety of comprehension and vocabulary strategies. They will adapt their reading to different types of text. Students will refine their understanding of the author’s craft, commenting on and critically evaluating text as they thoughtfully analyze universal themes in literature and the effect of mass media. Students will use oral and written responses to analyze and/or synthesize information from multiple sources to deepen understanding of a wide variety of texts. Students will continue to read for pleasure, sharing and reflecting on their experiences. Students will continue to refine their writing process to develop coherent and interesting writing. Students will refine their ability to speak effectively in front of a group. Students will participate productively in groups, use constructive feedback to improve their work, evaluate their progress, and set future goals.

Core Language Arts 8 - ENG803/ENG804

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: 8th grade standing
Course Description: 

Students will integrate a variety of comprehension and vocabulary strategies. They will adapt their reading to different types of text. Students will refine their understanding of the author’s craft, commenting on and critically evaluating text as they thoughtfully analyze universal themes in literature and the effect of mass media. Students will use oral and written responses to analyze and/or synthesize information from multiple sources to deepen understanding of a wide variety of texts. Students will continue to read for pleasure, sharing and reflecting on their experiences. Students will continue to refine their writing process to develop coherent and interesting writing. Students will refine their ability to speak effectively in front of a group. Students will participate productively in groups, use constructive feedback to improve their work, evaluate their progress, and set future goals.

CORE LANGUAGE ARTS 8 - ENG803/ENG804

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: 8th grade standing
Course Description: 

Students will integrate a variety of comprehension and vocabulary strategies. They will adapt their reading to different types of text. Students will refine their understanding of the author’s craft, commenting on and critically evaluating text as they thoughtfully analyze universal themes in literature and the effect of mass media. Students will use oral and written responses to analyze and/or synthesize information from multiple sources to deepen understanding of a wide variety of texts. Students will continue to read for pleasure, sharing and reflecting on their experiences. Students will continue to refine their writing process to develop coherent and interesting writing. Students will refine their ability to speak effectively in front of a group. Students will participate productively in groups, use constructive feedback to improve their work, evaluate their progress, and set future goals.

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APPLICATIONS IN THE ARTS I - ART411

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Course Description: 

This course is a beginning art course which introduces the students to a variety of art mediums and techniques, including drawing, color theory, painting, printmaking and sculpture.

Students who successfully complete this course may obtain .5 high school credit by completing the Fast Start Requet Form and turning it in to the high school couseling office any time between the 9th -12th grade. REMINDER, once the course is transcripted, it cannot be removed. If a student passes this course but does not wish to have the credit transcripted, he/she will need to complete the required Arts credit in high school.

ART I-II - ART891/ART892

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 1 or 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

Art I and II are independent, exploratory courses for 8th grade students. It is not necessary that the classes be taken in succession. A student may take both courses without repetition of specific assignments. The lesson units are designed for students with varying abilities and backgrounds to achieve success. Students will learn basic techniques and processes in each class and use a variety of media which may include: tempera paint, acrylic paint, watercolor, pastels, oil pastels, charcoal, crayon, printmaking inks, colored pencils, pens, clay, plaster, or others.

ETHNIC/CREATIVE COOKING - HOM894

Content Area: CTE Family & Consumer Sciences
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Students will explore the role of cooking in different cultures.  In this course, students will cook foods from different cultures.  They will learn proper etiquette for dining in different contexts.

FOODS-FADS-FINANCE - HOM893

Content Area: CTE Family & Consumer Sciences
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This is a semester course consisting of introductions to clothing, career exploration, basic nutrition, food preparation, family relationships, and money management.  The class is project-and activity-oriented.

MS STEM ROBOTICS - TT0800

Content Area: CTE Family & Consumer Sciences
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Course Description: 

In this course students will learn foundational robotics and programming skills. Students will design, build, and program real-world objects using the Engineering Process.

Students who successfully complete this course may obtain .5 high school credit by completing the Fast Start Request Form and turning it into the high school counseling office any time between the 9th - 12 th grade. Once the course is transcripted, it cannot be removed.

COMPUTER ESSENTIALS - BUS002

Content Area: CTE Technology
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

This course is designed to provide students with technology skills required for graduation. It is a comprehensive course where students apply computer skills to business and personal applications. It emphasizes learning to type by touch and other data input technologies. Presentation skills, databases, spreadsheets, charting and word processing skills will be introduced. Students who successfully complete this course may obtain .5 high school credit by completing the Fast Start Request Form and turning it in to the high school counseling office any time between the 9th-12th grade. Once the course is transcripted, it cannot be removed.

Course Outline

Keyboarding Speed and Accuracy

Online Communications

Word Processing

Spreadsheets

Presentations

INVENTION AND INNOVATION - CTM002/CTM003

Content Area: CTE Technology
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Course Description: 

Students will study the history of inventions and innovations, including their impact on society. They will learn about the core concepts of technology and the various approaches to solving problems, including engineering design and experimentation. Students will use their creativity in the invention and innovation of new products, processes, and determine how various inventions and innovations impact their lives. This course is aligned with the standards-based national model program that was developed in collaboratation and consultation with the STEM Center for Teaching and Learning.

Course Outline

Introduction to Invention and Innovation

Then Engineering Design Process

Invention and Innovation in the Designed World

Using Design and Creativity to Help Others

Technology & Society

Project Development

CORE LANGUAGE ARTS 7 - ENG703/ENG704

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Course Description: 

Students will continue to reflect on their reading skills and adjust their comprehension and vocabulary strategies. Students will refine their understanding of the author’s craft. Students will use oral and written responses to analyze and/or synthesize information from multiple sources to deepen understanding of a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction texts. Students will read for pleasure and choose books based on personal preference, topic, genre, theme or author. Students will use the writing process to develop coherent and interesting writing in forms and styles appropriate for their purpose and audience while refining their understanding of conventions and usage. Students will develop their ability to speak effectively in front of a group. They will work collaboratively as well as individually to set and accomplish goals while evaluating their own progress.

 

 

 

 

CORE LANGUAGE ARTS 7 - ENG703/ENG704

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Course Description: 

Students will continue to reflect on their reading skills and adjust their comprehension and vocabulary strategies. Students will refine their understanding of the author’s craft. Students will use oral and written responses to analyze and/or synthesize information from multiple sources to deepen understanding of a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction texts. Students will read for pleasure and choose books based on personal preference, topic, genre, theme or author. Students will use the writing process to develop coherent and interesting writing in forms and styles appropriate for their purpose and audience while refining their understanding of conventions and usage. Students will develop their ability to speak effectively in front of a group. They will work collaboratively as well as individually to set and accomplish goals while evaluating their own progress.

 

 

 

 

Core Language Arts 7 - ENG703/ENG704

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Course Description: 

Students will continue to reflect on their reading skills and adjust their comprehension and vocabulary strategies. Students will refine their understanding of the author’s craft. Students will use oral and written responses to analyze and/or synthesize information from multiple sources to deepen understanding of a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction texts. Students will read for pleasure and choose books based on personal preference, topic, genre, theme or author. Students will use the writing process to develop coherent and interesting writing in forms and styles appropriate for their purpose and audience while refining their understanding of conventions and usage. Students will develop their ability to speak effectively in front of a group. They will work collaboratively as well as individually to set and accomplish goals while evaluating their own progress.

CORE LANGUAGE ARTS 7 - ENG703/ENG704

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Course Description: 

Students will continue to reflect on their reading skills and adjust their comprehension and vocabulary strategies. Students will refine their understanding of the author’s craft. Students will use oral and written responses to analyze and/or synthesize information from multiple sources to deepen understanding of a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction texts. Students will read for pleasure and choose books based on personal preference, topic, genre, theme or author. Students will use the writing process to develop coherent and interesting writing in forms and styles appropriate for their purpose and audience while refining their understanding of conventions and usage. Students will develop their ability to speak effectively in front of a group. They will work collaboratively as well as individually to set and accomplish goals while evaluating their own progress.

 

 

 

 

Core Language Arts 7 - ENG703/ENG704

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Course Description: 

Students will continue to reflect on their reading skills and adjust their comprehension and vocabulary strategies. Students will refine their understanding of the author’s craft. Students will use oral and written responses to analyze and/or synthesize information from multiple sources to deepen understanding of a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction texts. Students will read for pleasure and choose books based on personal preference, topic, genre, theme or author. Students will use the writing process to develop coherent and interesting writing in forms and styles appropriate for their purpose and audience while refining their understanding of conventions and usage. Students will develop their ability to speak effectively in front of a group. They will work collaboratively as well as individually to set and accomplish goals while evaluating their own progress.

Core Language Arts 7 - ENG703/ENG704

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Course Description: 

Students will continue to reflect on their reading skills and adjust their comprehension and vocabulary strategies. Students will refine their understanding of the author’s craft. Students will use oral and written responses to analyze and/or synthesize information from multiple sources to deepen understanding of a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction texts. Students will read for pleasure and choose books based on personal preference, topic, genre, theme or author. Students will use the writing process to develop coherent and interesting writing in forms and styles appropriate for their purpose and audience while refining their understanding of conventions and usage. Students will develop their ability to speak effectively in front of a group. They will work collaboratively as well as individually to set and accomplish goals while evaluating their own progress.

CORE LANGUAGE ARTS 7 - ENG703/ENG704

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Course Description: 

Students will continue to reflect on their reading skills and adjust their comprehension and vocabulary strategies. Students will refine their understanding of the author’s craft. Students will use oral and written responses to analyze and/or synthesize information from multiple sources to deepen understanding of a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction texts. Students will read for pleasure and choose books based on personal preference, topic, genre, theme or author. Students will use the writing process to develop coherent and interesting writing in forms and styles appropriate for their purpose and audience while refining their understanding of conventions and usage. Students will develop their ability to speak effectively in front of a group. They will work collaboratively as well as individually to set and accomplish goals while evaluating their own progress.

 

 

 

 

Core Language Arts 7 - ENG703/ENG704

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Course Description: 

Students will continue to reflect on their reading skills and adjust their comprehension and vocabulary strategies. Students will refine their understanding of the author’s craft. Students will use oral and written responses to analyze and/or synthesize information from multiple sources to deepen understanding of a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction texts. Students will read for pleasure and choose books based on personal preference, topic, genre, theme or author. Students will use the writing process to develop coherent and interesting writing in forms and styles appropriate for their purpose and audience while refining their understanding of conventions and usage. Students will develop their ability to speak effectively in front of a group. They will work collaboratively as well as individually to set and accomplish goals while evaluating their own progress.

CORE LANGUAGE ARTS 7 - ENG703/ENG704

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Course Description: 

Students will continue to reflect on their reading skills and adjust their comprehension and vocabulary strategies. Students will refine their understanding of the author’s craft. Students will use oral and written responses to analyze and/or synthesize information from multiple sources to deepen understanding of a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction texts. Students will read for pleasure and choose books based on personal preference, topic, genre, theme or author. Students will use the writing process to develop coherent and interesting writing in forms and styles appropriate for their purpose and audience while refining their understanding of conventions and usage. Students will develop their ability to speak effectively in front of a group. They will work collaboratively as well as individually to set and accomplish goals while evaluating their own progress.

 

 

 

 

Core Language Arts 7 - ENG703/ENG704

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Course Description: 

Students will continue to reflect on their reading skills and adjust their comprehension and vocabulary strategies. Students will refine their understanding of the author’s craft. Students will use oral and written responses to analyze and/or synthesize information from multiple sources to deepen understanding of a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction texts. Students will read for pleasure and choose books based on personal preference, topic, genre, theme or author. Students will use the writing process to develop coherent and interesting writing in forms and styles appropriate for their purpose and audience while refining their understanding of conventions and usage. Students will develop their ability to speak effectively in front of a group. They will work collaboratively as well as individually to set and accomplish goals while evaluating their own progress.

CORE LANGUAGE ARTS 7 - ENG703/ENG704

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Course Description: 

Students will continue to reflect on their reading skills and adjust their comprehension and vocabulary strategies. Students will refine their understanding of the author’s craft. Students will use oral and written responses to analyze and/or synthesize information from multiple sources to deepen understanding of a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction texts. Students will read for pleasure and choose books based on personal preference, topic, genre, theme or author. Students will use the writing process to develop coherent and interesting writing in forms and styles appropriate for their purpose and audience while refining their understanding of conventions and usage. Students will develop their ability to speak effectively in front of a group. They will work collaboratively as well as individually to set and accomplish goals while evaluating their own progress.

 

 

 

 

CORE LANGUAGE ARTS 8 - ENG803/ENG804

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: 8th grade standing
Course Description: 

Students will integrate a variety of comprehension and vocabulary strategies. They will adapt their reading to different types of text. Students will refine their understanding of the author’s craft, commenting on and critically evaluating text as they thoughtfully analyze universal themes in literature and the effect of mass media. Students will use oral and written responses to analyze and/or synthesize information from multiple sources to deepen understanding of a wide variety of texts. Students will continue to read for pleasure, sharing and reflecting on their experiences. Students will continue to refine their writing process to develop coherent and interesting writing. Students will refine their ability to speak effectively in front of a group. Students will participate productively in groups, use constructive feedback to improve their work, evaluate their progress, and set future goals.

CORE LANGUAGE ARTS 8 - ENG803/ENG804

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: 8th grade standing
Course Description: 

Students will integrate a variety of comprehension and vocabulary strategies. They will adapt their reading to different types of text. Students will refine their understanding of the author’s craft, commenting on and critically evaluating text as they thoughtfully analyze universal themes in literature and the effect of mass media. Students will use oral and written responses to analyze and/or synthesize information from multiple sources to deepen understanding of a wide variety of texts. Students will continue to read for pleasure, sharing and reflecting on their experiences. Students will continue to refine their writing process to develop coherent and interesting writing. Students will refine their ability to speak effectively in front of a group. Students will participate productively in groups, use constructive feedback to improve their work, evaluate their progress, and set future goals.

Core Language Arts 8 - ENG803/ENG804

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: 8th grade standing
Course Description: 

Students will integrate a variety of comprehension and vocabulary strategies. They will adapt their reading to different types of text. Students will refine their understanding of the author’s craft, commenting on and critically evaluating text as they thoughtfully analyze universal themes in literature and the effect of mass media. Students will use oral and written responses to analyze and/or synthesize information from multiple sources to deepen understanding of a wide variety of texts. Students will continue to read for pleasure, sharing and reflecting on their experiences. Students will continue to refine their writing process to develop coherent and interesting writing. Students will refine their ability to speak effectively in front of a group. Students will participate productively in groups, use constructive feedback to improve their work, evaluate their progress, and set future goals.

CORE LANGUAGE ARTS 8 - ENG803/ENG804

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: 8th grade standing
Course Description: 

Students will integrate a variety of comprehension and vocabulary strategies. They will adapt their reading to different types of text. Students will refine their understanding of the author’s craft, commenting on and critically evaluating text as they thoughtfully analyze universal themes in literature and the effect of mass media. Students will use oral and written responses to analyze and/or synthesize information from multiple sources to deepen understanding of a wide variety of texts. Students will continue to read for pleasure, sharing and reflecting on their experiences. Students will continue to refine their writing process to develop coherent and interesting writing. Students will refine their ability to speak effectively in front of a group. Students will participate productively in groups, use constructive feedback to improve their work, evaluate their progress, and set future goals.

Core Language Arts 8 - ENG803/ENG804

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: 8th grade standing
Course Description: 

Students will integrate a variety of comprehension and vocabulary strategies. They will adapt their reading to different types of text. Students will refine their understanding of the author’s craft, commenting on and critically evaluating text as they thoughtfully analyze universal themes in literature and the effect of mass media. Students will use oral and written responses to analyze and/or synthesize information from multiple sources to deepen understanding of a wide variety of texts. Students will continue to read for pleasure, sharing and reflecting on their experiences. Students will continue to refine their writing process to develop coherent and interesting writing. Students will refine their ability to speak effectively in front of a group. Students will participate productively in groups, use constructive feedback to improve their work, evaluate their progress, and set future goals.

Core Language Arts 8 - ENG803/ENG804

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: 8th grade standing
Course Description: 

Students will integrate a variety of comprehension and vocabulary strategies. They will adapt their reading to different types of text. Students will refine their understanding of the author’s craft, commenting on and critically evaluating text as they thoughtfully analyze universal themes in literature and the effect of mass media. Students will use oral and written responses to analyze and/or synthesize information from multiple sources to deepen understanding of a wide variety of texts. Students will continue to read for pleasure, sharing and reflecting on their experiences. Students will continue to refine their writing process to develop coherent and interesting writing. Students will refine their ability to speak effectively in front of a group. Students will participate productively in groups, use constructive feedback to improve their work, evaluate their progress, and set future goals.

CORE LANGUAGE ARTS 8 - ENG803/ENG804

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: 8th grade standing
Course Description: 

Students will integrate a variety of comprehension and vocabulary strategies. They will adapt their reading to different types of text. Students will refine their understanding of the author’s craft, commenting on and critically evaluating text as they thoughtfully analyze universal themes in literature and the effect of mass media. Students will use oral and written responses to analyze and/or synthesize information from multiple sources to deepen understanding of a wide variety of texts. Students will continue to read for pleasure, sharing and reflecting on their experiences. Students will continue to refine their writing process to develop coherent and interesting writing. Students will refine their ability to speak effectively in front of a group. Students will participate productively in groups, use constructive feedback to improve their work, evaluate their progress, and set future goals.

Core Language Arts 8 - ENG803/ENG804

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: 8th grade standing
Course Description: 

Students will integrate a variety of comprehension and vocabulary strategies. They will adapt their reading to different types of text. Students will refine their understanding of the author’s craft, commenting on and critically evaluating text as they thoughtfully analyze universal themes in literature and the effect of mass media. Students will use oral and written responses to analyze and/or synthesize information from multiple sources to deepen understanding of a wide variety of texts. Students will continue to read for pleasure, sharing and reflecting on their experiences. Students will continue to refine their writing process to develop coherent and interesting writing. Students will refine their ability to speak effectively in front of a group. Students will participate productively in groups, use constructive feedback to improve their work, evaluate their progress, and set future goals.

CORE LANGUAGE ARTS 8 - ENG803/ENG804

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: 8th grade standing
Course Description: 

Students will integrate a variety of comprehension and vocabulary strategies. They will adapt their reading to different types of text. Students will refine their understanding of the author’s craft, commenting on and critically evaluating text as they thoughtfully analyze universal themes in literature and the effect of mass media. Students will use oral and written responses to analyze and/or synthesize information from multiple sources to deepen understanding of a wide variety of texts. Students will continue to read for pleasure, sharing and reflecting on their experiences. Students will continue to refine their writing process to develop coherent and interesting writing. Students will refine their ability to speak effectively in front of a group. Students will participate productively in groups, use constructive feedback to improve their work, evaluate their progress, and set future goals.

Core Language Arts 8 - ENG803/ENG804

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: 8th grade standing
Course Description: 

Students will integrate a variety of comprehension and vocabulary strategies. They will adapt their reading to different types of text. Students will refine their understanding of the author’s craft, commenting on and critically evaluating text as they thoughtfully analyze universal themes in literature and the effect of mass media. Students will use oral and written responses to analyze and/or synthesize information from multiple sources to deepen understanding of a wide variety of texts. Students will continue to read for pleasure, sharing and reflecting on their experiences. Students will continue to refine their writing process to develop coherent and interesting writing. Students will refine their ability to speak effectively in front of a group. Students will participate productively in groups, use constructive feedback to improve their work, evaluate their progress, and set future goals.

CORE LANGUAGE ARTS 8 - ENG803/ENG804

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: 8th grade standing
Course Description: 

Students will integrate a variety of comprehension and vocabulary strategies. They will adapt their reading to different types of text. Students will refine their understanding of the author’s craft, commenting on and critically evaluating text as they thoughtfully analyze universal themes in literature and the effect of mass media. Students will use oral and written responses to analyze and/or synthesize information from multiple sources to deepen understanding of a wide variety of texts. Students will continue to read for pleasure, sharing and reflecting on their experiences. Students will continue to refine their writing process to develop coherent and interesting writing. Students will refine their ability to speak effectively in front of a group. Students will participate productively in groups, use constructive feedback to improve their work, evaluate their progress, and set future goals.

ENGLISH PROFICIENCY DEVELOPMENT - ENR410/ENR411 or ENR412/ENR413

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 1 or 2 Semesters
# of periods: 2 hours per day
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

This course series is for students reading more than two years below grade level who need intensive support or whose specially designed instructional needs can be met with this service. The focus will be on building basic skills students need to move on to core language arts supported by the reading/writing essentials class.  In this two-period block, students will learn fundamental language arts skills from the foundations of the sounds and meanings of words to the structures of the language and the basics of reading comprehension and essay writing.  Students will engage in activities that enhance phonemic awareness, reading fluency, vocabulary and word attack skills, spelling conventions, reading strategies, and the organization and production of writing.  Students will read fiction and non-fiction texts.  Though the class is highly structured, students will have opportunities to work with partners, evaluate their own progress, set goals, and receive differentiated help on areas of need.  Students will be placed in the appropriate course based on assessment data and/or IEP need, where applicable.  Please see your school counselor for placement.

ENGLISH PROFICIENCY DEVELOPMENT - ENR410/ENR411 or ENR412/ENR413

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 1 or 2 Semesters
# of periods: 2 hours per day
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

This course series is for students reading more than two years below grade level who need intensive support or whose specially designed instructional needs can be met with this service. The focus will be on building basic skills students need to move on to core language arts supported by the reading/writing essentials class.  In this two-period block, students will learn fundamental language arts skills from the foundations of the sounds and meanings of words to the structures of the language and the basics of reading comprehension and essay writing.  Students will engage in activities that enhance phonemic awareness, reading fluency, vocabulary and word attack skills, spelling conventions, reading strategies, and the organization and production of writing.  Students will read fiction and non-fiction texts.  Though the class is highly structured, students will have opportunities to work with partners, evaluate their own progress, set goals, and receive differentiated help on areas of need.  Students will be placed in the appropriate course based on assessment data and/or IEP need, where applicable.  Please see your school counselor for placement.

ENGLISH PROFICIENCY DEVELOPMENT - ENR410/ENR411 or ENR412/ENR413

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 1 or 2 Semesters
# of periods: 2 hours per day
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

This course series is for students reading more than two years below grade level who need intensive support or whose specially designed instructional needs can be met with this service. The focus will be on building basic skills students need to move on to core language arts supported by the reading/writing essentials class.  In this two-period block, students will learn fundamental language arts skills from the foundations of the sounds and meanings of words to the structures of the language and the basics of reading comprehension and essay writing.  Students will engage in activities that enhance phonemic awareness, reading fluency, vocabulary and word attack skills, spelling conventions, reading strategies, and the organization and production of writing.  Students will read fiction and non-fiction texts.  Though the class is highly structured, students will have opportunities to work with partners, evaluate their own progress, set goals, and receive differentiated help on areas of need.  Students will be placed in the appropriate course based on assessment data and/or IEP need, where applicable.  Please see your school counselor for placement.

ENGLISH PROFICIENCY DEVELOPMENT - ENR410/ENR411 or ENR412/ENR413

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 1 or 2 Semesters
# of periods: 2 hours per day
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

This course series is for students reading more than two years below grade level who need intensive support or whose specially designed instructional needs can be met with this service. The focus will be on building basic skills students need to move on to core language arts supported by the reading/writing essentials class.  In this two-period block, students will learn fundamental language arts skills from the foundations of the sounds and meanings of words to the structures of the language and the basics of reading comprehension and essay writing.  Students will engage in activities that enhance phonemic awareness, reading fluency, vocabulary and word attack skills, spelling conventions, reading strategies, and the organization and production of writing.  Students will read fiction and non-fiction texts.  Though the class is highly structured, students will have opportunities to work with partners, evaluate their own progress, set goals, and receive differentiated help on areas of need.  Students will be placed in the appropriate course based on assessment data and/or IEP need, where applicable.  Please see your school counselor for placement.

ENGLISH PROFICIENCY DEVELOPMENT - ENR410/ENR411 or ENR412/ENR413

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 1 or 2 Semesters
# of periods: 2 hours per day
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

This course series is for students reading more than two years below grade level who need intensive support or whose specially designed instructional needs can be met with this service. The focus will be on building basic skills students need to move on to core language arts supported by the reading/writing essentials class.  In this two-period block, students will learn fundamental language arts skills from the foundations of the sounds and meanings of words to the structures of the language and the basics of reading comprehension and essay writing.  Students will engage in activities that enhance phonemic awareness, reading fluency, vocabulary and word attack skills, spelling conventions, reading strategies, and the organization and production of writing.  Students will read fiction and non-fiction texts.  Though the class is highly structured, students will have opportunities to work with partners, evaluate their own progress, set goals, and receive differentiated help on areas of need.  Students will be placed in the appropriate course based on assessment data and/or IEP need, where applicable.  Please see your school counselor for placement.

ENGLISH PROFICIENCY DEVELOPMENT - ENR410/ENR411 or ENR412/ENR413

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 1 or 2 Semesters
# of periods: 2 hours per day
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

This course series is for students reading more than two years below grade level who need intensive support or whose specially designed instructional needs can be met with this service. The focus will be on building basic skills students need to move on to core language arts supported by the reading/writing essentials class.  In this two-period block, students will learn fundamental language arts skills from the foundations of the sounds and meanings of words to the structures of the language and the basics of reading comprehension and essay writing.  Students will engage in activities that enhance phonemic awareness, reading fluency, vocabulary and word attack skills, spelling conventions, reading strategies, and the organization and production of writing.  Students will read fiction and non-fiction texts.  Though the class is highly structured, students will have opportunities to work with partners, evaluate their own progress, set goals, and receive differentiated help on areas of need.  Students will be placed in the appropriate course based on assessment data and/or IEP need, where applicable.  Please see your school counselor for placement.

HONORS LANGUAGE ARTS 7 - ENG705/ENG706

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Course Description: 

Students will refine and extend their understanding of the author’s craft at a rigorous level of thinking. Students will analyze increasingly complex language to generate oral and written responses and synthesize information from multiple sources as they deepen their understanding of a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction texts. Students will read for pleasure and choose books based on personal preference, topic, genre, theme or author. Students will continue to refine their writing process to produce coherent and interesting writing. Students will develop their ability to speak effectively in front of a group. They will work collaboratively as well as individually to set and accomplish goals while evaluating their own progress.

HONORS LANGUAGE ARTS 7 - ENG705/ENG706

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Course Description: 

Students will refine and extend their understanding of the author’s craft at a rigorous level of thinking. Students will analyze increasingly complex language to generate oral and written responses and synthesize information from multiple sources as they deepen their understanding of a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction texts. Students will read for pleasure and choose books based on personal preference, topic, genre, theme or author. Students will continue to refine their writing process to produce coherent and interesting writing. Students will develop their ability to speak effectively in front of a group. They will work collaboratively as well as individually to set and accomplish goals while evaluating their own progress.

Honors Language Arts 7 - ENG705/ENG706

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Course Description: 

Students will refine and extend their understanding of the author’s craft at a rigorous level of thinking. Students will analyze increasingly complex language to generate oral and written responses and synthesize information from multiple sources as they deepen their understanding of a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction texts. Students will read for pleasure and choose books based on personal preference, topic, genre, theme or author. Students will continue to refine their writing process to produce coherent and interesting writing. Students will develop their ability to speak effectively in front of a group. They will work collaboratively as well as individually to set and accomplish goals while evaluating their own progress.

HONORS LANGUAGE ARTS 7 - ENG705/ENG706

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Course Description: 

Students will refine and extend their understanding of the author’s craft at a rigorous level of thinking. Students will analyze increasingly complex language to generate oral and written responses and synthesize information from multiple sources as they deepen their understanding of a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction texts. Students will read for pleasure and choose books based on personal preference, topic, genre, theme or author. Students will continue to refine their writing process to produce coherent and interesting writing. Students will develop their ability to speak effectively in front of a group. They will work collaboratively as well as individually to set and accomplish goals while evaluating their own progress.

HONORS LANGUAGE ARTS 7 - ENG705/ENG706

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Course Description: 

Students will refine and extend their understanding of the author’s craft at a rigorous level of thinking. Students will analyze increasingly complex language to generate oral and written responses and synthesize information from multiple sources as they deepen their understanding of a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction texts. Students will read for pleasure and choose books based on personal preference, topic, genre, theme or author. Students will continue to refine their writing process to produce coherent and interesting writing. Students will develop their ability to speak effectively in front of a group. They will work collaboratively as well as individually to set and accomplish goals while evaluating their own progress.

Honors Language Arts 7 - ENG705/ENG706

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Course Description: 

Students will refine and extend their understanding of the author’s craft at a rigorous level of thinking. Students will analyze increasingly complex language to generate oral and written responses and synthesize information from multiple sources as they deepen their understanding of a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction texts. Students will read for pleasure and choose books based on personal preference, topic, genre, theme or author. Students will continue to refine their writing process to produce coherent and interesting writing. Students will develop their ability to speak effectively in front of a group. They will work collaboratively as well as individually to set and accomplish goals while evaluating their own progress.

HONORS LANGUAGE ARTS 7 - ENG705/ENG706

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Course Description: 

Students will refine and extend their understanding of the author’s craft at a rigorous level of thinking. Students will analyze increasingly complex language to generate oral and written responses and synthesize information from multiple sources as they deepen their understanding of a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction texts. Students will read for pleasure and choose books based on personal preference, topic, genre, theme or author. Students will continue to refine their writing process to produce coherent and interesting writing. Students will develop their ability to speak effectively in front of a group. They will work collaboratively as well as individually to set and accomplish goals while evaluating their own progress.

Honors Language Arts 7 - ENG705/ENG706

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Course Description: 

Students will refine and extend their understanding of the author’s craft at a rigorous level of thinking. Students will analyze increasingly complex language to generate oral and written responses and synthesize information from multiple sources as they deepen their understanding of a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction texts. Students will read for pleasure and choose books based on personal preference, topic, genre, theme or author. Students will continue to refine their writing process to produce coherent and interesting writing. Students will develop their ability to speak effectively in front of a group. They will work collaboratively as well as individually to set and accomplish goals while evaluating their own progress.

HONORS LANGUAGE ARTS 7 - ENG705/ENG706

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Course Description: 

Students will refine and extend their understanding of the author’s craft at a rigorous level of thinking. Students will analyze increasingly complex language to generate oral and written responses and synthesize information from multiple sources as they deepen their understanding of a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction texts. Students will read for pleasure and choose books based on personal preference, topic, genre, theme or author. Students will continue to refine their writing process to produce coherent and interesting writing. Students will develop their ability to speak effectively in front of a group. They will work collaboratively as well as individually to set and accomplish goals while evaluating their own progress.

Honors Language Arts 7 - ENG705/ENG706

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Course Description: 

Students will refine and extend their understanding of the author’s craft at a rigorous level of thinking. Students will analyze increasingly complex language to generate oral and written responses and synthesize information from multiple sources as they deepen their understanding of a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction texts. Students will read for pleasure and choose books based on personal preference, topic, genre, theme or author. Students will continue to refine their writing process to produce coherent and interesting writing. Students will develop their ability to speak effectively in front of a group. They will work collaboratively as well as individually to set and accomplish goals while evaluating their own progress.

Honors Language Arts 7 - ENG705/ENG706

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Course Description: 

Students will refine and extend their understanding of the author’s craft at a rigorous level of thinking. Students will analyze increasingly complex language to generate oral and written responses and synthesize information from multiple sources as they deepen their understanding of a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction texts. Students will read for pleasure and choose books based on personal preference, topic, genre, theme or author. Students will continue to refine their writing process to produce coherent and interesting writing. Students will develop their ability to speak effectively in front of a group. They will work collaboratively as well as individually to set and accomplish goals while evaluating their own progress.

HONORS LANGUAGE ARTS 8 - ENG805/ENG806

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: 8th grade standing and acceptance in the honors program
Course Description: 

Students will integrate a variety of comprehension and vocabulary strategies at a rigorous level of thinking. Students will use oral and written responses to analyze and/or synthesize information from more complex language within literature to deepen their understanding of a wide variety of texts. Students will refine their understanding of the author’s craft, commenting on and critically evaluating text as they thoughtfully analyze universal themes in literature and the effect of mass media. Students will read for pleasure and choose books based on personal preference, topic, genre, theme or author. Students will continue to refine their writing process to produce coherent and interesting writing. Students will participate productively in groups, use constructive feedback to improve their work, evaluate their progress, and set future goals.

HONORS LANGUAGE ARTS 8 - ENG805/ENG806

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: 8th grade standing and acceptance in the honors program
Course Description: 

Students will integrate a variety of comprehension and vocabulary strategies at a rigorous level of thinking. Students will use oral and written responses to analyze and/or synthesize information from more complex language within literature to deepen their understanding of a wide variety of texts. Students will refine their understanding of the author’s craft, commenting on and critically evaluating text as they thoughtfully analyze universal themes in literature and the effect of mass media. Students will read for pleasure and choose books based on personal preference, topic, genre, theme or author. Students will continue to refine their writing process to produce coherent and interesting writing. Students will participate productively in groups, use constructive feedback to improve their work, evaluate their progress, and set future goals.

Honors Language Arts 8 - ENG805/ENG806

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: 8th grade standing and acceptance in the honors program
Course Description: 

Students will integrate a variety of comprehension and vocabulary strategies at a rigorous level of thinking. Students will use oral and written responses to analyze and/or synthesize information from more complex language within literature to deepen their understanding of a wide variety of texts. Students will refine their understanding of the author’s craft, commenting on and critically evaluating text as they thoughtfully analyze universal themes in literature and the effect of mass media. Students will read for pleasure and choose books based on personal preference, topic, genre, theme or author. Students will continue to refine their writing process to produce coherent and interesting writing. Students will participate productively in groups, use constructive feedback to improve their work, evaluate their progress, and set future goals.

HONORS LANGUAGE ARTS 8 - ENG805/ENG806

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: 8th grade standing and acceptance in the honors program
Course Description: 

Students will integrate a variety of comprehension and vocabulary strategies at a rigorous level of thinking. Students will use oral and written responses to analyze and/or synthesize information from more complex language within literature to deepen their understanding of a wide variety of texts. Students will refine their understanding of the author’s craft, commenting on and critically evaluating text as they thoughtfully analyze universal themes in literature and the effect of mass media. Students will read for pleasure and choose books based on personal preference, topic, genre, theme or author. Students will continue to refine their writing process to produce coherent and interesting writing. Students will participate productively in groups, use constructive feedback to improve their work, evaluate their progress, and set future goals.

HONORS LANGUAGE ARTS 8 - ENG805/ENG806

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: 8th grade standing and acceptance in the honors program
Course Description: 

Students will integrate a variety of comprehension and vocabulary strategies at a rigorous level of thinking. Students will use oral and written responses to analyze and/or synthesize information from more complex language within literature to deepen their understanding of a wide variety of texts. Students will refine their understanding of the author’s craft, commenting on and critically evaluating text as they thoughtfully analyze universal themes in literature and the effect of mass media. Students will read for pleasure and choose books based on personal preference, topic, genre, theme or author. Students will continue to refine their writing process to produce coherent and interesting writing. Students will participate productively in groups, use constructive feedback to improve their work, evaluate their progress, and set future goals.

Honors Language Arts 8 - ENG805/ENG806

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: 8th grade standing and acceptance in the honors program
Course Description: 

Students will integrate a variety of comprehension and vocabulary strategies at a rigorous level of thinking. Students will use oral and written responses to analyze and/or synthesize information from more complex language within literature to deepen their understanding of a wide variety of texts. Students will refine their understanding of the author’s craft, commenting on and critically evaluating text as they thoughtfully analyze universal themes in literature and the effect of mass media. Students will read for pleasure and choose books based on personal preference, topic, genre, theme or author. Students will continue to refine their writing process to produce coherent and interesting writing. Students will participate productively in groups, use constructive feedback to improve their work, evaluate their progress, and set future goals.

HONORS LANGUAGE ARTS 8 - ENG805/ENG806

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: 8th grade standing and acceptance in the honors program
Course Description: 

Students will integrate a variety of comprehension and vocabulary strategies at a rigorous level of thinking. Students will use oral and written responses to analyze and/or synthesize information from more complex language within literature to deepen their understanding of a wide variety of texts. Students will refine their understanding of the author’s craft, commenting on and critically evaluating text as they thoughtfully analyze universal themes in literature and the effect of mass media. Students will read for pleasure and choose books based on personal preference, topic, genre, theme or author. Students will continue to refine their writing process to produce coherent and interesting writing. Students will participate productively in groups, use constructive feedback to improve their work, evaluate their progress, and set future goals.

Honors Language Arts 8 - ENG805/ENG806

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: 8th grade standing and acceptance in the honors program
Course Description: 

Students will integrate a variety of comprehension and vocabulary strategies at a rigorous level of thinking. Students will use oral and written responses to analyze and/or synthesize information from more complex language within literature to deepen their understanding of a wide variety of texts. Students will refine their understanding of the author’s craft, commenting on and critically evaluating text as they thoughtfully analyze universal themes in literature and the effect of mass media. Students will read for pleasure and choose books based on personal preference, topic, genre, theme or author. Students will continue to refine their writing process to produce coherent and interesting writing. Students will participate productively in groups, use constructive feedback to improve their work, evaluate their progress, and set future goals.

HONORS LANGUAGE ARTS 8 - ENG805/ENG806

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: 8th grade standing and acceptance in the honors program
Course Description: 

Students will integrate a variety of comprehension and vocabulary strategies at a rigorous level of thinking. Students will use oral and written responses to analyze and/or synthesize information from more complex language within literature to deepen their understanding of a wide variety of texts. Students will refine their understanding of the author’s craft, commenting on and critically evaluating text as they thoughtfully analyze universal themes in literature and the effect of mass media. Students will read for pleasure and choose books based on personal preference, topic, genre, theme or author. Students will continue to refine their writing process to produce coherent and interesting writing. Students will participate productively in groups, use constructive feedback to improve their work, evaluate their progress, and set future goals.

Honors Language Arts 8 - ENG805/ENG806

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: 8th grade standing and acceptance in the honors program
Course Description: 

Students will integrate a variety of comprehension and vocabulary strategies at a rigorous level of thinking. Students will use oral and written responses to analyze and/or synthesize information from more complex language within literature to deepen their understanding of a wide variety of texts. Students will refine their understanding of the author’s craft, commenting on and critically evaluating text as they thoughtfully analyze universal themes in literature and the effect of mass media. Students will read for pleasure and choose books based on personal preference, topic, genre, theme or author. Students will continue to refine their writing process to produce coherent and interesting writing. Students will participate productively in groups, use constructive feedback to improve their work, evaluate their progress, and set future goals.

Honors Language Arts 8 - ENG805/ENG806

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: 8th grade standing and acceptance in the honors program
Course Description: 

Students will integrate a variety of comprehension and vocabulary strategies at a rigorous level of thinking. Students will use oral and written responses to analyze and/or synthesize information from more complex language within literature to deepen their understanding of a wide variety of texts. Students will refine their understanding of the author’s craft, commenting on and critically evaluating text as they thoughtfully analyze universal themes in literature and the effect of mass media. Students will read for pleasure and choose books based on personal preference, topic, genre, theme or author. Students will continue to refine their writing process to produce coherent and interesting writing. Students will participate productively in groups, use constructive feedback to improve their work, evaluate their progress, and set future goals.

Middle School Reading & Writing Essentials I-II (Grade 8) - ENR891/ENR892

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 1 or 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: Placement is based on a scale score for total reading on an achievement test which indicates grade placement 1.5 or more years below grade level or staff recommendation.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Repeat: This course is repeatable.

Grading:  Pass/Fail option available subject to parent approval. A written request must be on file with the teacher by the tenth day of the course.

Course Description:  Students will focus on specific reading and writing skills in order to meet grade level reading and writing standards. Students will build fluency, vocabulary, critical thinking and comprehension to reach grade level reading standards. Students will focus on using the writing process and develop a working understanding of the traits of effective writing. They will write in a variety of genres for varied audiences in order to reach grade level writing standards. Reading & Writing Essentials is a companion class to Core Language Arts 7/8 and is repeatable for elective credit until student reaches grade level expectations in reading and writing.

Middle School Reading & Writing Essentials I-II (Grade 8) - ENR891/ENR892

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 1 or 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: Placement is based on a scale score for total reading on an achievement test which indicates grade placement 1.5 or more years below grade level or staff recommendation.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Repeat: This course is repeatable.

Grading:  Pass/Fail option available subject to parent approval. A written request must be on file with the teacher by the tenth day of the course.

Course Description:  Students will focus on specific reading and writing skills in order to meet grade level reading and writing standards. Students will build fluency, vocabulary, critical thinking and comprehension to reach grade level reading standards. Students will focus on using the writing process and develop a working understanding of the traits of effective writing. They will write in a variety of genres for varied audiences in order to reach grade level writing standards. Reading & Writing Essentials is a companion class to Core Language Arts 7/8 and is repeatable for elective credit until student reaches grade level expectations in reading and writing.

Middle School Reading & Writing Essentials I-II (Grade 8) - ENR891/ENR892

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 1 or 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: Placement is based on a scale score for total reading on an achievement test which indicates grade placement 1.5 or more years below grade level or staff recommendation.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Repeat: This course is repeatable.

Grading:  Pass/Fail option available subject to parent approval. A written request must be on file with the teacher by the tenth day of the course.

Course Description:  Students will focus on specific reading and writing skills in order to meet grade level reading and writing standards. Students will build fluency, vocabulary, critical thinking and comprehension to reach grade level reading standards. Students will focus on using the writing process and develop a working understanding of the traits of effective writing. They will write in a variety of genres for varied audiences in order to reach grade level writing standards. Reading & Writing Essentials is a companion class to Core Language Arts 7/8 and is repeatable for elective credit until student reaches grade level expectations in reading and writing.

Middle School Reading & Writing Essentials I-II (Grade 8) - ENR891/ENR892

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 1 or 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: Placement is based on a scale score for total reading on an achievement test which indicates grade placement 1.5 or more years below grade level or staff recommendation.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Repeat: This course is repeatable.

Grading:  Pass/Fail option available subject to parent approval. A written request must be on file with the teacher by the tenth day of the course.

Course Description:  Students will focus on specific reading and writing skills in order to meet grade level reading and writing standards. Students will build fluency, vocabulary, critical thinking and comprehension to reach grade level reading standards. Students will focus on using the writing process and develop a working understanding of the traits of effective writing. They will write in a variety of genres for varied audiences in order to reach grade level writing standards. Reading & Writing Essentials is a companion class to Core Language Arts 7/8 and is repeatable for elective credit until student reaches grade level expectations in reading and writing.

Middle School Reading & Writing Essentials I-II (Grade 8) - ENR891/ENR892

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 1 or 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: Placement is based on a scale score for total reading on an achievement test which indicates grade placement 1.5 or more years below grade level or staff recommendation.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Repeat: This course is repeatable.

Grading:  Pass/Fail option available subject to parent approval. A written request must be on file with the teacher by the tenth day of the course.

Course Description:  Students will focus on specific reading and writing skills in order to meet grade level reading and writing standards. Students will build fluency, vocabulary, critical thinking and comprehension to reach grade level reading standards. Students will focus on using the writing process and develop a working understanding of the traits of effective writing. They will write in a variety of genres for varied audiences in order to reach grade level writing standards. Reading & Writing Essentials is a companion class to Core Language Arts 7/8 and is repeatable for elective credit until student reaches grade level expectations in reading and writing.

Middle School Reading & Writing Essentials I-II (Grade 7) - ENR791/ENR792

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 1 or 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: Placement is based on a scale score for total reading on an achievement test which indicates grade placement 1.5 or more years below grade level or staff recommendation.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Grading:  Pass/Fail option available subject to parent approval. A written request must be on file with the teacher by the tenth day of the course.

Course Description:  Students will focus on specific reading and writing skills in order to meet grade level reading and writing standards. Students will build fluency, vocabulary, critical thinking and comprehension to reach grade level reading standards. Students will focus on using the writing process and develop a working understanding of the traits of effective writing. They will write in a variety of genres for varied audiences in order to reach grade level writing standards. Reading & Writing Essentials is a companion class to Core Language Arts 7 and is repeatable for elective credit until student reaches grade level expectations in reading and writing.

Middle School Reading & Writing Essentials I-II (Grade 7) - ENR791/ENR792

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 1 or 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: Placement is based on a scale score for total reading on an achievement test which indicates grade placement 1.5 or more years below grade level or staff recommendation.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Grading:  Pass/Fail option available subject to parent approval. A written request must be on file with the teacher by the tenth day of the course.

Course Description:  Students will focus on specific reading and writing skills in order to meet grade level reading and writing standards. Students will build fluency, vocabulary, critical thinking and comprehension to reach grade level reading standards. Students will focus on using the writing process and develop a working understanding of the traits of effective writing. They will write in a variety of genres for varied audiences in order to reach grade level writing standards. Reading & Writing Essentials is a companion class to Core Language Arts 7 and is repeatable for elective credit until student reaches grade level expectations in reading and writing.

Middle School Reading & Writing Essentials I-II (Grade 7) - ENR791/ENR792

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 1 or 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: Placement is based on a scale score for total reading on an achievement test which indicates grade placement 1.5 or more years below grade level or staff recommendation.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Grading:  Pass/Fail option available subject to parent approval. A written request must be on file with the teacher by the tenth day of the course.

Course Description:  Students will focus on specific reading and writing skills in order to meet grade level reading and writing standards. Students will build fluency, vocabulary, critical thinking and comprehension to reach grade level reading standards. Students will focus on using the writing process and develop a working understanding of the traits of effective writing. They will write in a variety of genres for varied audiences in order to reach grade level writing standards. Reading & Writing Essentials is a companion class to Core Language Arts 7 and is repeatable for elective credit until student reaches grade level expectations in reading and writing.

Middle School Reading & Writing Essentials I-II (Grade 7) - ENR791/ENR792

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 1 or 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: Placement is based on a scale score for total reading on an achievement test which indicates grade placement 1.5 or more years below grade level or staff recommendation.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Grading:  Pass/Fail option available subject to parent approval. A written request must be on file with the teacher by the tenth day of the course.

Course Description:  Students will focus on specific reading and writing skills in order to meet grade level reading and writing standards. Students will build fluency, vocabulary, critical thinking and comprehension to reach grade level reading standards. Students will focus on using the writing process and develop a working understanding of the traits of effective writing. They will write in a variety of genres for varied audiences in order to reach grade level writing standards. Reading & Writing Essentials is a companion class to Core Language Arts 7 and is repeatable for elective credit until student reaches grade level expectations in reading and writing.

Middle School Reading & Writing Essentials I-II (Grade 7) - ENR791/ENR792

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 1 or 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: Placement is based on a scale score for total reading on an achievement test which indicates grade placement 1.5 or more years below grade level or staff recommendation.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Grading:  Pass/Fail option available subject to parent approval. A written request must be on file with the teacher by the tenth day of the course.

Course Description:  Students will focus on specific reading and writing skills in order to meet grade level reading and writing standards. Students will build fluency, vocabulary, critical thinking and comprehension to reach grade level reading standards. Students will focus on using the writing process and develop a working understanding of the traits of effective writing. They will write in a variety of genres for varied audiences in order to reach grade level writing standards. Reading & Writing Essentials is a companion class to Core Language Arts 7 and is repeatable for elective credit until student reaches grade level expectations in reading and writing.

MS English Proficiency Development - ENR410/ENR411 or ENR412/ENR413

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 1 or 2 Semesters
# of periods: 2 hours per day
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

This course series is for students reading more than two years below grade level who need intensive support or whose specially designed instructional needs can be met with this service. The focus will be on building basic skills students need to move on to core language arts supported by the reading/writing essentials class.  In this two-period block, students will learn fundamental language arts skills from the foundations of the sounds and meanings of words to the structures of the language and the basics of reading comprehension and essay writing.  Students will engage in activities that enhance phonemic awareness, reading fluency, vocabulary and word attack skills, spelling conventions, reading strategies, and the organization and production of writing.  Students will read fiction and non-fiction texts.  Though the class is highly structured, students will have opportunities to work with partners, evaluate their own progress, set goals, and receive differentiated help on areas of need.  Students will be placed in the appropriate course based on assessment data and/or IEP need, where applicable.  Please see your school counselor for placement.

MS English Proficiency Development - ENR410/ENR411 or ENR412/ENR413

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 1 or 2 Semesters
# of periods: 2 hours per day
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

This course series is for students reading more than two years below grade level who need intensive support or whose specially designed instructional needs can be met with this service. The focus will be on building basic skills students need to move on to core language arts supported by the reading/writing essentials class.  In this two-period block, students will learn fundamental language arts skills from the foundations of the sounds and meanings of words to the structures of the language and the basics of reading comprehension and essay writing.  Students will engage in activities that enhance phonemic awareness, reading fluency, vocabulary and word attack skills, spelling conventions, reading strategies, and the organization and production of writing.  Students will read fiction and non-fiction texts.  Though the class is highly structured, students will have opportunities to work with partners, evaluate their own progress, set goals, and receive differentiated help on areas of need.  Students will be placed in the appropriate course based on assessment data and/or IEP need, where applicable.  Please see your school counselor for placement.

MS English Proficiency Development - ENR410/ENR411 or ENR412/ENR413

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 1 or 2 Semesters
# of periods: 2 hours per day
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

This course series is for students reading more than two years below grade level who need intensive support or whose specially designed instructional needs can be met with this service. The focus will be on building basic skills students need to move on to core language arts supported by the reading/writing essentials class.  In this two-period block, students will learn fundamental language arts skills from the foundations of the sounds and meanings of words to the structures of the language and the basics of reading comprehension and essay writing.  Students will engage in activities that enhance phonemic awareness, reading fluency, vocabulary and word attack skills, spelling conventions, reading strategies, and the organization and production of writing.  Students will read fiction and non-fiction texts.  Though the class is highly structured, students will have opportunities to work with partners, evaluate their own progress, set goals, and receive differentiated help on areas of need.  Students will be placed in the appropriate course based on assessment data and/or IEP need, where applicable.  Please see your school counselor for placement.

MS English Proficiency Development - ENR410/ENR411 or ENR412/ENR413

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 1 or 2 Semesters
# of periods: 2 hours per day
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

This course series is for students reading more than two years below grade level who need intensive support or whose specially designed instructional needs can be met with this service. The focus will be on building basic skills students need to move on to core language arts supported by the reading/writing essentials class.  In this two-period block, students will learn fundamental language arts skills from the foundations of the sounds and meanings of words to the structures of the language and the basics of reading comprehension and essay writing.  Students will engage in activities that enhance phonemic awareness, reading fluency, vocabulary and word attack skills, spelling conventions, reading strategies, and the organization and production of writing.  Students will read fiction and non-fiction texts.  Though the class is highly structured, students will have opportunities to work with partners, evaluate their own progress, set goals, and receive differentiated help on areas of need.  Students will be placed in the appropriate course based on assessment data and/or IEP need, where applicable.  Please see your school counselor for placement.

MS English Proficiency Development - ENR410/ENR411 or ENR412/ENR413

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 1 or 2 Semesters
# of periods: 2 hours per day
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

This course series is for students reading more than two years below grade level who need intensive support or whose specially designed instructional needs can be met with this service. The focus will be on building basic skills students need to move on to core language arts supported by the reading/writing essentials class.  In this two-period block, students will learn fundamental language arts skills from the foundations of the sounds and meanings of words to the structures of the language and the basics of reading comprehension and essay writing.  Students will engage in activities that enhance phonemic awareness, reading fluency, vocabulary and word attack skills, spelling conventions, reading strategies, and the organization and production of writing.  Students will read fiction and non-fiction texts.  Though the class is highly structured, students will have opportunities to work with partners, evaluate their own progress, set goals, and receive differentiated help on areas of need.  Students will be placed in the appropriate course based on assessment data and/or IEP need, where applicable.  Please see your school counselor for placement.

READING AND WRITING ESSENTIALS 7 - ENR791/ENR792

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 1 or 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: Placement is based on a scale score for total reading on an achievement test which indicates grade placement 1.5 or more years below grade level or staff recommendation.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Grading:  Pass/Fail option available subject to parent approval. A written request must be on file with the teacher by the tenth day of the course.

Course Description:  Students will focus on specific reading and writing skills in order to meet grade level reading and writing standards. Students will build fluency, vocabulary, critical thinking and comprehension to reach grade level reading standards. Students will focus on using the writing process and develop a working understanding of the traits of effective writing. They will write in a variety of genres for varied audiences in order to reach grade level writing standards. Reading & Writing Essentials is a companion class to Core Language Arts 7 and is repeatable for elective credit until student reaches grade level expectations in reading and writing.

READING AND WRITING ESSENTIALS 7 - ENR791/ENR792

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 1 or 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: Placement is based on a scale score for total reading on an achievement test which indicates grade placement 1.5 or more years below grade level or staff recommendation.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Grading:  Pass/Fail option available subject to parent approval. A written request must be on file with the teacher by the tenth day of the course.

Course Description:  Students will focus on specific reading and writing skills in order to meet grade level reading and writing standards. Students will build fluency, vocabulary, critical thinking and comprehension to reach grade level reading standards. Students will focus on using the writing process and develop a working understanding of the traits of effective writing. They will write in a variety of genres for varied audiences in order to reach grade level writing standards. Reading & Writing Essentials is a companion class to Core Language Arts 7 and is repeatable for elective credit until student reaches grade level expectations in reading and writing.

READING AND WRITING ESSENTIALS 7 - ENR791/ENR792

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 1 or 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: Placement is based on a scale score for total reading on an achievement test which indicates grade placement 1.5 or more years below grade level or staff recommendation.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Grading:  Pass/Fail option available subject to parent approval. A written request must be on file with the teacher by the tenth day of the course.

Course Description:  Students will focus on specific reading and writing skills in order to meet grade level reading and writing standards. Students will build fluency, vocabulary, critical thinking and comprehension to reach grade level reading standards. Students will focus on using the writing process and develop a working understanding of the traits of effective writing. They will write in a variety of genres for varied audiences in order to reach grade level writing standards. Reading & Writing Essentials is a companion class to Core Language Arts 7 and is repeatable for elective credit until student reaches grade level expectations in reading and writing.

READING AND WRITING ESSENTIALS 7 - ENR791/ENR792

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 1 or 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: Placement is based on a scale score for total reading on an achievement test which indicates grade placement 1.5 or more years below grade level or staff recommendation.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Grading:  Pass/Fail option available subject to parent approval. A written request must be on file with the teacher by the tenth day of the course.

Course Description:  Students will focus on specific reading and writing skills in order to meet grade level reading and writing standards. Students will build fluency, vocabulary, critical thinking and comprehension to reach grade level reading standards. Students will focus on using the writing process and develop a working understanding of the traits of effective writing. They will write in a variety of genres for varied audiences in order to reach grade level writing standards. Reading & Writing Essentials is a companion class to Core Language Arts 7 and is repeatable for elective credit until student reaches grade level expectations in reading and writing.

READING AND WRITING ESSENTIALS 7 - ENR791/ENR792

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 1 or 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: Placement is based on a scale score for total reading on an achievement test which indicates grade placement 1.5 or more years below grade level or staff recommendation.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Grading:  Pass/Fail option available subject to parent approval. A written request must be on file with the teacher by the tenth day of the course.

Course Description:  Students will focus on specific reading and writing skills in order to meet grade level reading and writing standards. Students will build fluency, vocabulary, critical thinking and comprehension to reach grade level reading standards. Students will focus on using the writing process and develop a working understanding of the traits of effective writing. They will write in a variety of genres for varied audiences in order to reach grade level writing standards. Reading & Writing Essentials is a companion class to Core Language Arts 7 and is repeatable for elective credit until student reaches grade level expectations in reading and writing.

READING AND WRITING ESSENTIALS 7 - ENR791/ENR792

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 1 or 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: Placement is based on a scale score for total reading on an achievement test which indicates grade placement 1.5 or more years below grade level or staff recommendation.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Grading:  Pass/Fail option available subject to parent approval. A written request must be on file with the teacher by the tenth day of the course.

Course Description:  Students will focus on specific reading and writing skills in order to meet grade level reading and writing standards. Students will build fluency, vocabulary, critical thinking and comprehension to reach grade level reading standards. Students will focus on using the writing process and develop a working understanding of the traits of effective writing. They will write in a variety of genres for varied audiences in order to reach grade level writing standards. Reading & Writing Essentials is a companion class to Core Language Arts 7 and is repeatable for elective credit until student reaches grade level expectations in reading and writing.

READING AND WRITING ESSENTIALS 8 - ENR891/ENR892

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 1 or 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: Placement is based on a scale score for total reading on an achievement test which indicates grade placement 1.5 or more years below grade level or staff recommendation.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Repeat: This course is repeatable.

Grading:  Pass/Fail option available subject to parent approval. A written request must be on file with the teacher by the tenth day of the course.

Course Description:  Students will focus on specific reading and writing skills in order to meet grade level reading and writing standards. Students will build fluency, vocabulary, critical thinking and comprehension to reach grade level reading standards. Students will focus on using the writing process and develop a working understanding of the traits of effective writing. They will write in a variety of genres for varied audiences in order to reach grade level writing standards. Reading & Writing Essentials is a companion class to Core Language Arts 7/8 and is repeatable for elective credit until student reaches grade level expectations in reading and writing.

READING AND WRITING ESSENTIALS 8 - ENR891/ENR892

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 1 or 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: Placement is based on a scale score for total reading on an achievement test which indicates grade placement 1.5 or more years below grade level or staff recommendation.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Repeat: This course is repeatable.

Grading:  Pass/Fail option available subject to parent approval. A written request must be on file with the teacher by the tenth day of the course.

Course Description:  Students will focus on specific reading and writing skills in order to meet grade level reading and writing standards. Students will build fluency, vocabulary, critical thinking and comprehension to reach grade level reading standards. Students will focus on using the writing process and develop a working understanding of the traits of effective writing. They will write in a variety of genres for varied audiences in order to reach grade level writing standards. Reading & Writing Essentials is a companion class to Core Language Arts 7/8 and is repeatable for elective credit until student reaches grade level expectations in reading and writing.

READING AND WRITING ESSENTIALS 8 - ENR891/ENR892

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 1 or 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: Placement is based on a scale score for total reading on an achievement test which indicates grade placement 1.5 or more years below grade level or staff recommendation.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Repeat: This course is repeatable.

Grading:  Pass/Fail option available subject to parent approval. A written request must be on file with the teacher by the tenth day of the course.

Course Description:  Students will focus on specific reading and writing skills in order to meet grade level reading and writing standards. Students will build fluency, vocabulary, critical thinking and comprehension to reach grade level reading standards. Students will focus on using the writing process and develop a working understanding of the traits of effective writing. They will write in a variety of genres for varied audiences in order to reach grade level writing standards. Reading & Writing Essentials is a companion class to Core Language Arts 7/8 and is repeatable for elective credit until student reaches grade level expectations in reading and writing.

READING AND WRITING ESSENTIALS 8 - ENR891/ENR892

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 1 or 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: Placement is based on a scale score for total reading on an achievement test which indicates grade placement 1.5 or more years below grade level or staff recommendation.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Repeat: This course is repeatable.

Grading:  Pass/Fail option available subject to parent approval. A written request must be on file with the teacher by the tenth day of the course.

Course Description:  Students will focus on specific reading and writing skills in order to meet grade level reading and writing standards. Students will build fluency, vocabulary, critical thinking and comprehension to reach grade level reading standards. Students will focus on using the writing process and develop a working understanding of the traits of effective writing. They will write in a variety of genres for varied audiences in order to reach grade level writing standards. Reading & Writing Essentials is a companion class to Core Language Arts 7/8 and is repeatable for elective credit until student reaches grade level expectations in reading and writing.

READING AND WRITING ESSENTIALS 8 - ENR891/ENR892

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 1 or 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: Placement is based on a scale score for total reading on an achievement test which indicates grade placement 1.5 or more years below grade level or staff recommendation.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Repeat: This course is repeatable.

Grading:  Pass/Fail option available subject to parent approval. A written request must be on file with the teacher by the tenth day of the course.

Course Description:  Students will focus on specific reading and writing skills in order to meet grade level reading and writing standards. Students will build fluency, vocabulary, critical thinking and comprehension to reach grade level reading standards. Students will focus on using the writing process and develop a working understanding of the traits of effective writing. They will write in a variety of genres for varied audiences in order to reach grade level writing standards. Reading & Writing Essentials is a companion class to Core Language Arts 7/8 and is repeatable for elective credit until student reaches grade level expectations in reading and writing.

READING AND WRITING ESSENTIALS 8 - ENR891/ENR892

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 1 or 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: Placement is based on a scale score for total reading on an achievement test which indicates grade placement 1.5 or more years below grade level or staff recommendation.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Repeat: This course is repeatable.

Grading:  Pass/Fail option available subject to parent approval. A written request must be on file with the teacher by the tenth day of the course.

Course Description:  Students will focus on specific reading and writing skills in order to meet grade level reading and writing standards. Students will build fluency, vocabulary, critical thinking and comprehension to reach grade level reading standards. Students will focus on using the writing process and develop a working understanding of the traits of effective writing. They will write in a variety of genres for varied audiences in order to reach grade level writing standards. Reading & Writing Essentials is a companion class to Core Language Arts 7/8 and is repeatable for elective credit until student reaches grade level expectations in reading and writing.

Ell Advanced Skills - ELS298

Content Area: English Language Learners (ELL)
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: Must be enrolled in Core ELA class.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

This course is designed to provide additional support in reading and writing to English Language Learners WELPA Level 3.  Course work will cover the essential areas of reading (vocabulary development, Literary genre, literary comprehension, and nonfiction comprehension) and writing (writing process, word choice, organization and structure, clear and effective writing, and conventions) to prepare students to be successful in their core classes and also on WELPA and HSPE/SBAC tests.  Every lesson, assignment, and test in this course is based on Washington State standards for English Language Arts.

Ell Advanced Skills - ELS298

Content Area: English Language Learners (ELL)
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: Must be enrolled in Core ELA class.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

This course is designed to provide additional support in reading and writing to English Language Learners WELPA Level 3.  Course work will cover the essential areas of reading (vocabulary development, Literary genre, literary comprehension, and nonfiction comprehension) and writing (writing process, word choice, organization and structure, clear and effective writing, and conventions) to prepare students to be successful in their core classes and also on WELPA and HSPE/SBAC tests.  Every lesson, assignment, and test in this course is based on Washington State standards for English Language Arts.

Ell Advanced Skills - ELS298

Content Area: English Language Learners (ELL)
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: Must be enrolled in Core ELA class.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

This course is designed to provide additional support in reading and writing to English Language Learners WELPA Level 3.  Course work will cover the essential areas of reading (vocabulary development, Literary genre, literary comprehension, and nonfiction comprehension) and writing (writing process, word choice, organization and structure, clear and effective writing, and conventions) to prepare students to be successful in their core classes and also on WELPA and HSPE/SBAC tests.  Every lesson, assignment, and test in this course is based on Washington State standards for English Language Arts.

Ell Advanced Skills - ELS298

Content Area: English Language Learners (ELL)
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: Must be enrolled in Core ELA class.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

This course is designed to provide additional support in reading and writing to English Language Learners WELPA Level 3.  Course work will cover the essential areas of reading (vocabulary development, Literary genre, literary comprehension, and nonfiction comprehension) and writing (writing process, word choice, organization and structure, clear and effective writing, and conventions) to prepare students to be successful in their core classes and also on WELPA and HSPE/SBAC tests.  Every lesson, assignment, and test in this course is based on Washington State standards for English Language Arts.

Ell Advanced Skills - ELS298

Content Area: English Language Learners (ELL)
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: Must be enrolled in Core ELA class.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

This course is designed to provide additional support in reading and writing to English Language Learners WELPA Level 3.  Course work will cover the essential areas of reading (vocabulary development, Literary genre, literary comprehension, and nonfiction comprehension) and writing (writing process, word choice, organization and structure, clear and effective writing, and conventions) to prepare students to be successful in their core classes and also on WELPA and HSPE/SBAC tests.  Every lesson, assignment, and test in this course is based on Washington State standards for English Language Arts.

ELL Beginning Language Arts Support - ELLR95/ELLR295

Content Area: English Language Learners (ELL)
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: WELPA L1 placement/annual test scores and/or scores well below standard on major ELA district and state assessments. (Placement done collaboratively by ELL and counseling staff.)
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Repeat:  This course is repeatable based on WELPA annual scores.

Description:  This course is designed for English Language Learners to develop language acquisition skills in understanding and generating simple and compound sentences; determining the meaning of frequently occurring words, phrases, and expressions; and beginning to use academic and content specific vocabulary in conversations and discussions.  Emphasis is on building knowledge through content-rich nonfiction; writing to sources by using evidence from text, both literary and informational; and regular practice with complex text and its academic language.  Every lesson, assignment, and test in this course is aligned with English Language Proficiency standards and ELA Common Core State Standards (CCSS).  This course may be combined with ELL Beginning Skills to form a two-hour block.

ELL Beginning Language Arts Support - ELLR95/ELLR295

Content Area: English Language Learners (ELL)
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: WELPA L1 placement/annual test scores and/or scores well below standard on major ELA district and state assessments. (Placement done collaboratively by ELL and counseling staff.)
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Repeat:  This course is repeatable based on WELPA annual scores.

Description:  This course is designed for English Language Learners to develop language acquisition skills in understanding and generating simple and compound sentences; determining the meaning of frequently occurring words, phrases, and expressions; and beginning to use academic and content specific vocabulary in conversations and discussions.  Emphasis is on building knowledge through content-rich nonfiction; writing to sources by using evidence from text, both literary and informational; and regular practice with complex text and its academic language.  Every lesson, assignment, and test in this course is aligned with English Language Proficiency standards and ELA Common Core State Standards (CCSS).  This course may be combined with ELL Beginning Skills to form a two-hour block.

ELL Beginning Language Arts Support - ELLR95/ELLR295

Content Area: English Language Learners (ELL)
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: WELPA L1 placement/annual test scores and/or scores well below standard on major ELA district and state assessments. (Placement done collaboratively by ELL and counseling staff.)
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Repeat:  This course is repeatable based on WELPA annual scores.

Description:  This course is designed for English Language Learners to develop language acquisition skills in understanding and generating simple and compound sentences; determining the meaning of frequently occurring words, phrases, and expressions; and beginning to use academic and content specific vocabulary in conversations and discussions.  Emphasis is on building knowledge through content-rich nonfiction; writing to sources by using evidence from text, both literary and informational; and regular practice with complex text and its academic language.  Every lesson, assignment, and test in this course is aligned with English Language Proficiency standards and ELA Common Core State Standards (CCSS).  This course may be combined with ELL Beginning Skills to form a two-hour block.

ELL Beginning Language Arts Support - ELLR95/ELLR295

Content Area: English Language Learners (ELL)
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: WELPA L1 placement/annual test scores and/or scores well below standard on major ELA district and state assessments. (Placement done collaboratively by ELL and counseling staff.)
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Repeat:  This course is repeatable based on WELPA annual scores.

Description:  This course is designed for English Language Learners to develop language acquisition skills in understanding and generating simple and compound sentences; determining the meaning of frequently occurring words, phrases, and expressions; and beginning to use academic and content specific vocabulary in conversations and discussions.  Emphasis is on building knowledge through content-rich nonfiction; writing to sources by using evidence from text, both literary and informational; and regular practice with complex text and its academic language.  Every lesson, assignment, and test in this course is aligned with English Language Proficiency standards and ELA Common Core State Standards (CCSS).  This course may be combined with ELL Beginning Skills to form a two-hour block.

ELL Beginning Language Arts Support - ELLR95/ELLR295

Content Area: English Language Learners (ELL)
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: WELPA L1 placement/annual test scores and/or scores well below standard on major ELA district and state assessments. (Placement done collaboratively by ELL and counseling staff.)
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Repeat:  This course is repeatable based on WELPA annual scores.

Description:  This course is designed for English Language Learners to develop language acquisition skills in understanding and generating simple and compound sentences; determining the meaning of frequently occurring words, phrases, and expressions; and beginning to use academic and content specific vocabulary in conversations and discussions.  Emphasis is on building knowledge through content-rich nonfiction; writing to sources by using evidence from text, both literary and informational; and regular practice with complex text and its academic language.  Every lesson, assignment, and test in this course is aligned with English Language Proficiency standards and ELA Common Core State Standards (CCSS).  This course may be combined with ELL Beginning Skills to form a two-hour block.

ELL Beginning Skills - ELLW93/ELLW293

Content Area: English Language Learners (ELL)
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: WELPA L1 placement/annual test scores and/or scores well below standard on major ELA district and state assessments. (Placement done collaboratively by ELL and counseling staff.)
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Repeat:  This course is repeatable based on WELPA annual scores.

Description: 
This course is designed to provide additional support for English Language Learners to develop oral language abilities and skills using English language development curriculum and integrated project-based learning.  Students develop language acquisition skills in understanding and generating simple and compound sentences; determining the meaning of frequently occurring words, phrases, and expressions; and beginning to use academic and content specific vocabulary in conversations and discussions.  In addition, students will learn to gather information from provided sources, construct a claim about familiar topics and give reasons to support the claim, identify the main argument an author or speaker makes, and participate in short conversational and written exchanges on familiar topics and texts.  Every lesson, assignment, and test in this course is aligned with English Language Proficiency standards and ELA Common Core State Standards (CCSS).  This course may be combined with ELL Beginning Language Arts Support to form a two-hour block.

ELL Beginning Skills - ELLW93/ELLW293

Content Area: English Language Learners (ELL)
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: WELPA L1 placement/annual test scores and/or scores well below standard on major ELA district and state assessments. (Placement done collaboratively by ELL and counseling staff.)
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Repeat:  This course is repeatable based on WELPA annual scores.

Description: 
This course is designed to provide additional support for English Language Learners to develop oral language abilities and skills using English language development curriculum and integrated project-based learning.  Students develop language acquisition skills in understanding and generating simple and compound sentences; determining the meaning of frequently occurring words, phrases, and expressions; and beginning to use academic and content specific vocabulary in conversations and discussions.  In addition, students will learn to gather information from provided sources, construct a claim about familiar topics and give reasons to support the claim, identify the main argument an author or speaker makes, and participate in short conversational and written exchanges on familiar topics and texts.  Every lesson, assignment, and test in this course is aligned with English Language Proficiency standards and ELA Common Core State Standards (CCSS).  This course may be combined with ELL Beginning Language Arts Support to form a two-hour block.

ELL Beginning Skills - ELLW93/ELLW293

Content Area: English Language Learners (ELL)
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: WELPA L1 placement/annual test scores and/or scores well below standard on major ELA district and state assessments. (Placement done collaboratively by ELL and counseling staff.)
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Repeat:  This course is repeatable based on WELPA annual scores.

Description: 
This course is designed to provide additional support for English Language Learners to develop oral language abilities and skills using English language development curriculum and integrated project-based learning.  Students develop language acquisition skills in understanding and generating simple and compound sentences; determining the meaning of frequently occurring words, phrases, and expressions; and beginning to use academic and content specific vocabulary in conversations and discussions.  In addition, students will learn to gather information from provided sources, construct a claim about familiar topics and give reasons to support the claim, identify the main argument an author or speaker makes, and participate in short conversational and written exchanges on familiar topics and texts.  Every lesson, assignment, and test in this course is aligned with English Language Proficiency standards and ELA Common Core State Standards (CCSS).  This course may be combined with ELL Beginning Language Arts Support to form a two-hour block.

ELL Beginning Skills - ELLW93/ELLW293

Content Area: English Language Learners (ELL)
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: WELPA L1 placement/annual test scores and/or scores well below standard on major ELA district and state assessments. (Placement done collaboratively by ELL and counseling staff.)
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Repeat:  This course is repeatable based on WELPA annual scores.

Description: 
This course is designed to provide additional support for English Language Learners to develop oral language abilities and skills using English language development curriculum and integrated project-based learning.  Students develop language acquisition skills in understanding and generating simple and compound sentences; determining the meaning of frequently occurring words, phrases, and expressions; and beginning to use academic and content specific vocabulary in conversations and discussions.  In addition, students will learn to gather information from provided sources, construct a claim about familiar topics and give reasons to support the claim, identify the main argument an author or speaker makes, and participate in short conversational and written exchanges on familiar topics and texts.  Every lesson, assignment, and test in this course is aligned with English Language Proficiency standards and ELA Common Core State Standards (CCSS).  This course may be combined with ELL Beginning Language Arts Support to form a two-hour block.

ELL Beginning Skills - ELLW93/ELLW293

Content Area: English Language Learners (ELL)
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: WELPA L1 placement/annual test scores and/or scores well below standard on major ELA district and state assessments. (Placement done collaboratively by ELL and counseling staff.)
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Repeat:  This course is repeatable based on WELPA annual scores.

Description: 
This course is designed to provide additional support for English Language Learners to develop oral language abilities and skills using English language development curriculum and integrated project-based learning.  Students develop language acquisition skills in understanding and generating simple and compound sentences; determining the meaning of frequently occurring words, phrases, and expressions; and beginning to use academic and content specific vocabulary in conversations and discussions.  In addition, students will learn to gather information from provided sources, construct a claim about familiar topics and give reasons to support the claim, identify the main argument an author or speaker makes, and participate in short conversational and written exchanges on familiar topics and texts.  Every lesson, assignment, and test in this course is aligned with English Language Proficiency standards and ELA Common Core State Standards (CCSS).  This course may be combined with ELL Beginning Language Arts Support to form a two-hour block.

ELL Conversation - ELLC91/ELLC92

Content Area: English Language Learners (ELL)
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: WELPA L1 placement or WELPA L1 annual test scores and/or scores well below standard on major ELA district and state assessments.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Repeatable:  This course is repeatable based on WELPA annual scores.

 

Description:  This course is designed for English Language Learners students to practice English speaking and pronunciation, listening, reading, writing, and grammar to prepare to use English more fluently in everyday life and academic courses.  Students will use words and/or phrases, use appropriate social greetings, participate in social and academic discussions, develop correct word order in phrases, and use academic vocabulary.

ELL Conversation - ELLC91/ELLC92

Content Area: English Language Learners (ELL)
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: WELPA L1 placement or WELPA L1 annual test scores and/or scores well below standard on major ELA district and state assessments.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Repeatable:  This course is repeatable based on WELPA annual scores.

 

Description:  This course is designed for English Language Learners students to practice English speaking and pronunciation, listening, reading, writing, and grammar to prepare to use English more fluently in everyday life and academic courses.  Students will use words and/or phrases, use appropriate social greetings, participate in social and academic discussions, develop correct word order in phrases, and use academic vocabulary.

ELL Conversation - ELLC91/ELLC92

Content Area: English Language Learners (ELL)
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: WELPA L1 placement or WELPA L1 annual test scores and/or scores well below standard on major ELA district and state assessments.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Repeatable:  This course is repeatable based on WELPA annual scores.

 

Description:  This course is designed for English Language Learners students to practice English speaking and pronunciation, listening, reading, writing, and grammar to prepare to use English more fluently in everyday life and academic courses.  Students will use words and/or phrases, use appropriate social greetings, participate in social and academic discussions, develop correct word order in phrases, and use academic vocabulary.

ELL Conversation - ELLC91/ELLC92

Content Area: English Language Learners (ELL)
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: WELPA L1 placement or WELPA L1 annual test scores and/or scores well below standard on major ELA district and state assessments.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Repeatable:  This course is repeatable based on WELPA annual scores.

 

Description:  This course is designed for English Language Learners students to practice English speaking and pronunciation, listening, reading, writing, and grammar to prepare to use English more fluently in everyday life and academic courses.  Students will use words and/or phrases, use appropriate social greetings, participate in social and academic discussions, develop correct word order in phrases, and use academic vocabulary.

ELL Conversation - ELLC91/ELLC92

Content Area: English Language Learners (ELL)
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: WELPA L1 placement or WELPA L1 annual test scores and/or scores well below standard on major ELA district and state assessments.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Repeatable:  This course is repeatable based on WELPA annual scores.

 

Description:  This course is designed for English Language Learners students to practice English speaking and pronunciation, listening, reading, writing, and grammar to prepare to use English more fluently in everyday life and academic courses.  Students will use words and/or phrases, use appropriate social greetings, participate in social and academic discussions, develop correct word order in phrases, and use academic vocabulary.

ELL Intermediate Language Arts Support - ELLR96/ELLR296

Content Area: English Language Learners (ELL)
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: WELPA L2 placement/annual test scores and/or scores well below standard on major ELA district and state assessments. (Placement done collaboratively by ELL and counseling staff.)
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Repeatable:  This course is repeatable based on WELPA annual scores.

 

Description:  This course is designed for English Language Learners to develop language acquisition skills in producing and expanding simple, compound, and complex sentences; participating in conversations, discussions, and written exchanges around familiar topics and texts; and determining the meaning of general academic and content-specific words, phrases, and frequently occurring expressions.  Emphasis is on building knowledge through content-rich nonfiction; writing to sources by using evidence from text, both literary and informational; and regular practice with complex text and its academic language.  Every lesson, assignment, and test in this course is aligned with English Language Proficiency standards and ELA Common Core State Standards (CCSS).  This course may be combined with ELL Intermediate Skills to form a two-hour block.

ELL Intermediate Language Arts Support - ELLR96/ELLR296

Content Area: English Language Learners (ELL)
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: WELPA L2 placement/annual test scores and/or scores well below standard on major ELA district and state assessments. (Placement done collaboratively by ELL and counseling staff.)
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Repeatable:  This course is repeatable based on WELPA annual scores.

 

Description:  This course is designed for English Language Learners to develop language acquisition skills in producing and expanding simple, compound, and complex sentences; participating in conversations, discussions, and written exchanges around familiar topics and texts; and determining the meaning of general academic and content-specific words, phrases, and frequently occurring expressions.  Emphasis is on building knowledge through content-rich nonfiction; writing to sources by using evidence from text, both literary and informational; and regular practice with complex text and its academic language.  Every lesson, assignment, and test in this course is aligned with English Language Proficiency standards and ELA Common Core State Standards (CCSS).  This course may be combined with ELL Intermediate Skills to form a two-hour block.

ELL Intermediate Language Arts Support - ELLR96/ELLR296

Content Area: English Language Learners (ELL)
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: WELPA L2 placement/annual test scores and/or scores well below standard on major ELA district and state assessments. (Placement done collaboratively by ELL and counseling staff.)
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Repeatable:  This course is repeatable based on WELPA annual scores.

 

Description:  This course is designed for English Language Learners to develop language acquisition skills in producing and expanding simple, compound, and complex sentences; participating in conversations, discussions, and written exchanges around familiar topics and texts; and determining the meaning of general academic and content-specific words, phrases, and frequently occurring expressions.  Emphasis is on building knowledge through content-rich nonfiction; writing to sources by using evidence from text, both literary and informational; and regular practice with complex text and its academic language.  Every lesson, assignment, and test in this course is aligned with English Language Proficiency standards and ELA Common Core State Standards (CCSS).  This course may be combined with ELL Intermediate Skills to form a two-hour block.

ELL Intermediate Language Arts Support - ELLR96/ELLR296

Content Area: English Language Learners (ELL)
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
Prerequisites: WELPA L2 placement/annual test scores and/or scores well below standard on major ELA district and state assessments. (Placement done collaboratively by ELL and counseling staff.)
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Repeatable:  This course is repeatable based on WELPA annual scores.

 

Description:  This course is designed for English Language Learners to develop language acquisition skills in producing and expanding simple, compound, and complex sentences; participating in conversations,