Special Education

Career Exploration Internship, 1 semester, 1-3 credits
Grades 11, 12
Prerequisite: Teacher recommendation
Focus of this course is to provide for workplace learning in an area of student interest. In addition to their workplace learning activities, students participate in regularly scheduled meetings with their classroom teacher for the purpose of helping students make the connection between academic learning and their work-related experiences. Developmental Reading, 1 semester, 1 credit Grade 9, 10, 11 Prerequisite: Teacher recommendation The focus of this course is to provide student with individualized reading instruction designed to support success in completing course work. All students will be concurrently enrolled in an English course.

Algebra I A, 2 semesters, 1 credit
Grades 9, 10, 11
Prerequisite: Teacher recommendation
This course provides the student with a basic understanding of Algebra concepts and applies them to create basic Algebra skills. Students will learn how to represent numbers with symbols and will study operations on these symbols. In addition, students will improve problem-solving skills to connect mathematics to the workplace. This course is for students seeking a diploma.

Algebra I B, 2 semesters, 1 credit
Grades 10, 11, 12
Prerequisite: Algebra I A and teacher recommendation
This course provides the student with a basic understanding of Algebra concepts and applies them to create basic Algebra skills. Students will learn how to represent numbers with symbols and will study operations on these symbols. In addition, students will improve problem-solving skills to connect mathematics to the workplace. This course is for students seeking a diploma.

Algebra II, 2 semesters, 2 credits
Grades 11, 12
Prerequisite: Teacher recommendation
Algebra 2 C & S provides the student with a basic understanding of Algebra II concepts. This course is not recommended for those who are planning to attend post-secondary schooling. The class will review basic algebraic skills to include polynomial functions, system of equations, functions and relations, and quadratic equations.

Geometry, 2 semesters, 2 credits
Grades 11, 12
This course is the third in a series of courses that meet the minimum requirement for a Core 40 diploma. Students who took Algebra 2 will continue in this course. Geometry provides the student with a basic understanding of Geometry concepts and applies them to create basic Geometric skills. Students will study and apply definitions, postulates, and theorems relating to inductive and deductive reasoning. Intuitive thinking skills are explored. The relationship between geometry and algebra concepts is also explored.

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