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Doerre Course Selection 7 th to 8 th grade. Important Dates to Remember Dec. 12th– Last day to turn in schedule form to your ELA teacher Dec. 12th– Last.

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1 Doerre Course Selection 7 th to 8 th grade

2 Important Dates to Remember Dec. 12th– Last day to turn in schedule form to your ELA teacher Dec. 12th– Last day to turn in Office Application and copy of report card to the counseling office. May 29th – Last day to turn in OCPE form **JUNE 11th– Last day for schedule changes**

3 High School Graduation Plan Foundation Plan with Endorsements : 4 years English 4 years Math* 4 years Science 3 years Social Studies 1 year PE 2 years Foreign Language* 1 year Fine Arts* 7 Electives from one of the following endorsements: 1. STEM 2. Business and Industry 3. Public Services 4. Art/Humanities 5. Multi-Disciplinary

4 Distinguished Graduation Plan 4 credits of Math including Algebra II 4 credits of Science Curriculum requirements of at least one endorsement.

5 High School Credit Classes at Doerre All high school credit courses grades are posted on your high school transcript A student who misses more than 9 days in a semester will be denied credit unless Dr. note is presented Students must be present on the day of the course final exam or they will receive a zero unless they provide a Dr. note Exams may not be taken early

6 Typical 8 th grade Schedule English/Language Arts (R, Pre AP, GT) Math (R), Algebra (Pre AP or GT) Science (R, Pre AP, GT) Social Studies (R, Pre AP, GT) 3 Electives

7 Your will take Reading and Math STAAR tests this year. If unsuccessful on one or both of these tests, you will lose electives and take Power Math and/or Power Reading.

8 Filling out your course selection form Complete your information accurately so we can contact you Circle your choice for each academic class If you qualify for GT, please indicate next to your selection choice

9 English/Language Arts Regular Pre AP (Exit window for PreAP is the end of the first semester) * Please indicate GT if qualified

10 Math Regular Algebra I – Pre AP * Please indicate GT if qualified

11 Science Regular Pre AP (Exit window for PreAP is the end of the first semester) * Please indicate GT if qualified

12 Social Studies Regular Pre AP (Exit window for PreAP is the end of the first semester) * Please indicate GT if qualified

13 You will have 3 electives if you are successful on STAAR tests Please circle a total of 3 full year electives PE is not required if you took PE in 6 th and 7 th grade. You must choose 2 semester courses to equal one full year. Indicate 3 alternate electives in the FAR RIGHT COLUMN just in case your schedule does not allow one of your first three choices.

14 PRESENTING: THE DOERRE ELECTIVES!

15 FULL YEAR ELECTIVES FULL YEAR ELECTIVES

16 Boys PE / Girls PE Boys PE or Girls PE are not required in 8 th grade, but can be selected as one of your three elective choices

17 ATHLETIC SEASONS GIRLS vVOLLEYBALL vBASKETBALL BOYS v FOOTBALL vBASKETBALL 8 th graders must have PE in their schedule in order to move into Athletics during the year. Students do not have to be in Athletics to take any other sport.

18 ART INTRODUCTORY $ INTERMEDIATE $+ ADVANCED $+ FEE

19 INTRODUCTORY INTERMEDIATE + ADVANCED +

20 No Previous Band -$ Previous Band-$ Orchestra-$

21 BOYS-$ INTERMEDIATE GIRLS-$ ADVANCED GIRLS-$ Fees Rehearsals

22 EXPLORATORY LANGUAGE Intermediate school elective class that explores different languages around the world –Not a High School Credit!

23 Spanish I or French I Spanish I or French I Must have a year end average in ELA of 80 or higher High school credit course with intense curriculum/expectations –Grade will post to high school transcript for colleges to see Students required to do homework and study vocabulary and grammar minutes per night Recommend strong study skills and good attendance

24 Spanish II Prerequisite – Successful completion of Spanish I Satisfies 2 nd year requirement for Recommended Graduation Plan Expectation is to perform at a high level of proficiency at the 2 nd year level with grade posting to your high school transcript

25 Spanish I for Native Speakers Accelerated Spanish course for native speakers who demonstrate readiness on a placement test showing informal Spanish skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing Spanish.

26 OFFICE AIDE NEEDED: SATISFACTORY CONDUCT GOOD ATTENDANCE CONFIDENTIALITY POSITIVE ATTITUDE C AVERAGE OR BETTER IN EACH CLASS

27 Digital Design Media Production Prerequisite –No more than 2 U’s in Technology Application grades in 6 th or 7 th grade Combines computer skills of electronic design, editing, and production of a product Mastery of Reading and Math STAAR required High School Credit Elective Course Full year course

28 Reading Adolescent Literature For students who read on or above grade level and enjoy the opportunity to select books to read and share with others in class

29 For students who enjoy a challenging, mental math course and have strong math skills. FULL YEAR COURSE NUMBER SENSE

30 Path I HS Provides instructional support for Pre AP classes Requires in school tutoring and after school tutoring Builds study and research skills High School Elective credit

31 SEMESTER ELECTIVES Each class is a half year course. You must choose two to equal a full year.

32 Intro to Tech Theater This class will includes units of study in play analysis, stage set up, along with props, costume and make up.

33 Crafts 3 dimensional Art class with hands on art projects Fee required to cover cost of projects No previous experience with Art needed

34 OFFICE AIDE NEEDED: SATISFACTORY CONDUCT GOOD ATTENDANCE CONFIDENTIALITY POSITIVE ATTITUDE C AVERAGE OR BETTER IN EACH CLASS

35 Reading Adolescent Literature For students who read on or above grade level and enjoy the opportunity to select books to read and share with others in class

36 For students who enjoy a challenging, mental math course and have strong math skills. NUMBER SENSE

37 Touch System Data Entry ONE SEMESTER OF HIGH SCHOOL CREDIT (formerly Keyboarding)

38 Principles of Human Services Semester high school credit class that covers personal human development, human services careers such as child care, cooking, decision making skills, and positive relationships

39 Professional Communications Semester High School Credit Elective Students will explore a variety of career options and develop an understanding of the relationship between academic skills and potential career goals

40 Communication Applications High school elective credit class that develops professional and social speaking skills

41 Health High School Credit Elective Topics include personal responsibility for fitness and wellness

42 High School Credit Courses FULL YEAR COURSES Spanish I Spanish II French I Digital Design Media Production Algebra I Path I SEMESTER COURSES Touch System Data Entry (Keyboarding) Professional Communications (Career Connections) Health Communication Applications Principles of Human Services (Skills for Living)

43 This powerpoint will be available on the Doerre website. Please also visit the Klein ISD homepage for graduation plan information.

44 CHOOSE WISELY TO ACHIEVE SUCCESS NEXT YEAR!!

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