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Welcome to Tilden Middle School for 7 th and 8 th Grade Articulation.

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1 Welcome to Tilden Middle School for 7 th and 8 th Grade Articulation

2 We Are Here To Support You! Irina LaGrange, Principal Jeff Leaman, 8 th Grade Assistant Principal Jim Alessi, 7 th Grade/Resource Counselor Sarabjeet Saluja, 7 th Grade Counselor Nikki Cooper, 8 th Grade Counselor Armecia Duckett, Team 7 Leader Jane Stasko, Team 7 Leader Kelly Rende, Team 8 Leader Marynell Curtis, Team 8 Leader Lisa Goldman, Administrative Secretary Terry Smith, Attendance Secretary Vicky Manos, Counseling Secretary

3 Required Courses Requirements for Seventh Grade English / ESOL Math Investigations in Science 7 Advanced World Studies 7 Physical Education and Health Requirements for Eighth Grade English / ESOL Math Earth/Space Systems Advanced U.S. History Physical Education and Health

4 Math Articulation Anne Sexton

5 Math 7 6 th Grade IM Math 7 (2.0) IM (2.0) Math 8 (2.0) Algebra 1 (2.0) Hon Geometry (2.0) Algebra 1 (2.0) Hon. Geometry (2.0) Hon. Algebra 2 (2.0) Tilden Middle School Mathematics Pathway For Incoming 7 th Graders Algebra 1 (2.0) 7 th Grade th Grade th Grade Math 6 (2.0)

6 Math 7 IM Algebra Prep Algebra 1 (2.0) Hon Geometry (2.0) Algebra 1 (2.0) Hon. Geometry (2.0) Hon. Algebra 2 (2.0) Tilden Middle School Mathematics Pathway For Incoming 8 th Graders Algebra 1 (2.0) 7 th Grade th Grade th Grade

7 WORLD LANGUAGES Reading Writing Listening Speaking Cultural awareness Languages/levels offered:. Latin 1 A/B (taught at WJ) French 1 A/B French 2 A/B French 3 A/B (may be taught at WJ) Spanish I A (7 th grade only) Spanish 1B Spanish 1 A/B Spanish 2 A/B Spanish 3 A/B (may be taught at WJ) Chinese 1 A/B and Chinese 2 Chinese 2 A/B High school credit earned and recorded on HS transcript by passing both semesters (A and B) AND passing final exam

8 7 th grade elective options Full year offerings World language Instrumental music General Chorus Guitar Ensemble Journalism/Yearbook Computer Art Fundamentals Semester offerings TV Studio/Exploring Theater Art/FACS LCL/FACS

9 8 th grade elective options Full year offerings World language Instrumental music General Chorus Guitar Ensemble Journalism/Yearbook Foundations of Art A/B Semester offerings Ceramic Studio/Foods and Nutrition TV Studio /Theater Introduction to Computer Art/Drawing & Composition

10 OTHER CLASSES Students may be recommended for: Developmental Reading (two periods) READ 180/ READ 180 flex (two periods) Reading 7/8 Alternative 1 Resource These classes take the place of an elective and are designed to support the student in critical areas of need.

11 TAKING HIGH SCHOOL CREDIT COURSES IN MIDDLE SCHOOL Courses available at Tilden: Algebra 1 A/B Honors Geometry A/B Honors Algebra 2 A/B French/Spanish 1 A/B French/Spanish 2 A/B French/Spanish 3 A/B Chinese 1 A/B Chinese 2 A/B Latin 1 A/B Foundations of Art A/B FAQs: What if I’m not recommended? Can I try it, to see how I like it? What can I expect regarding the level of work demand? How does a student earn credit? Are the grades calculated into the HS GPA? When does it go on the HS transcript? What if I’m not doing well? Can a course be repeated? What happens to the grades?

12 Requirements for earning High School Credit while in Middle School Pass semester A Pass semester B Pass the semester B final exam

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16 Parent-signed course confirmation printouts are due back to science teachers by Friday 2/13.


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