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Learn how to earn my HS diploma
Review Graduation requirements
Become acquainted with the 4 Year Plan
Resource the Course Catalog
Choose courses for next year
Learn how to register for classes next year
4 credits Language Arts (English)
2.5 credits Social Studies (US Hist, World Studies, Glob Iss, Civics; + .5 more for college)
3 credits Mathematics (College: Algebra, Geometry, Advanced Algebra min.)
2 credits PE/Health
2 credits Science (1 Lab Science, 1 Non Lab Science; College 2 lab sciences)
1 credit Occupational (CTE courses)
1 credit Fine Arts
7 credits Electives
22.5 credits Total
2 Credits World Language (Colleges require this in addition to above)
Remember: 1 year = 1 credit; 1 semester = .5 credit
Course codes, prerequisites, teacher permission
LAN220 & 221: LANGUAGE ARTS - 10
OPEN TO: 10 One Year Course
Language Arts 10 is an integrated study of literature and writing with a focus on preparation for the writing WASL. As they read short stories, plays, poetry, novels, and essays, students will increase reading skills. Students will review and expand their knowledge and use of punctuation, grammar, sentence structure, spelling, vocabulary building, multi-paragraph expository and persuasive writing, and test taking strategies.
LAN230 & LAN231: LANGUAGE ARTS 10 - HONORS
OPEN TO: l0
PREREQUISITE: A or B grade in previous English class
The skills taught in this class will prepare students for AP Language and AP Literature. Students will work with literature and writing through the higher level thinking skills of analysis, synthesis, and evaluation. Literature will be drawn from the classics. In addition to novels studied as a class, students will participate in extensive outside reading. Writing as an on going process will be studied. Vocabulary building for SAT and life will be emphasized. SUMMER READING IS REQUIRED.
LAN514 & LAN515: NEWSPAPER STAFF
OPEN TO: 9, 10, 11, 12 One Semester or Full Year Course.* *May fulfill one semester only of 11, 12 grade high school English requirement except for staff photographers and graphic artists who will receive elective credit. Course does not satisfy four year college or NCAA entrance requirement.
PREREQUISITE: A or B grade in journalistic writing (exception: photographers) and application. Instructor’s signature.
Grade 10 Example