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1 Welcome Course Selection Rising 7 th Grade

2 HPMS Website Main Page Link to Program of Studies

3 Grade 7 - Program of Studies REQUIRED COURSES ■ Language Arts 7 (English and Reading) and First Year of World Languages and Cultures - High School Credit or Communication Studies or Accelerating Literacy Skills - teacher recommendation Reading Strategies – teacher recommendation ■ Mathematics Mathematics 7 Algebra I – High School Credit ■ Life Science ■ U.S. History—1865 to the Present ■ Health and Physical Education 7 ■ Technology Education 7 for one semester and ■ Family and Consumer Science 7 for one semester ■ Resource 7 or Spectrum 7 ■ Fine Arts Elective

4 ELECTIVE COURSES ■ Art 7 MUSIC ■ Chorus 7 ■ Guitar 7—Level 1 ■ Strings 7 ■ Band 7 Percussion Clarinet Trumpet Flute/Oboe Low Brass (French Horn, Trombone, Baritone, Tuba) Saxophone

5  First Year of a World Language  Communication Studies  Accelerating Literacy Skills

6 Why take World Languages and Cultures in 7 th Grade? High school level class Advance to 6 years in one language 6 th year - AP Opens up optional electives later Pursue advanced career and technical education courses fine arts or other areas Some colleges expect most rigorous classes Requirements for Advanced Diploma 3 years of 1 language or 2 years of 2 languages

7 Considerations Hard working Dedicated Organized Great study habits Desire to advance Keep a continuation of Foreign Language Grade 7Grade8Grade 9Grade 10Grade 11Grade 12 World Lang. & Cultures 1 World Lang. & Cultures 2 World Lang. & Cultures 3 World Lang. & Cultures 4 World Lang. & Cultures 5 World Lang. & Cultures AP

8 World Languages and Cultures Spanish 1 Spanish for Fluent Speakers French 1 German 1 Latin 1

9 GRADE NUMERICAL EQUIVALENT POINTS AWARDED A A A B B B C C C D D D F59 and below0.0 Grading Scale - High School Credit High School Weighted Classes Honors.5 AP 1.0 Add.5 or 1.o to the value of the grade

10 7 th Grade8 th Grade9 th Grade10 th Grade11 th Grade12 th Grade Spanish, French, Latin, German 1 Spanish, French, Latin, German 11 Spanish, French, Latin, German 111 Spanish, French Latin, German 1V Honors (.5) Spanish, French Latin, German V Honors (.5) AP Spanish, AP French AP Latin, AP German, (1.0) Spanish, French, Latin, German 1 Spanish, French, Latin, German 11 Spanish, French, Latin, German 111 Spanish, French, Latin, German 1V Honors (.5) Spanish, French, Latin, German V Honors (.5) Spanish, French, Latin, German 1 Spanish, French, Latin, German 11 Spanish, French, Latin, German 111 Spanish 1V Honors (.5) Spanish, French, Latin, German 1 Spanish, French, Latin, German 11 Spanish, French, Latin, German 11 Spanish for Fluent Speakers 1 Spanish for Fluent Speakers 11 Spanish for Fluent Speakers 111 Honors (.5) AP Spanish (1.0) Spanish for Fluent Speakers 1 Spanish for Fluent Speakers 11 Spanish for Fluent Speakers 111 Honors (.5) AP Spanish (1.0) Spanish for Fluent Speakers 1 Spanish for Fluent Speakers 11 Spanish for Fluent Speakers 111 Honors (.5) AP Spanish (1.0) American Sign Language, Mandarin Chinese 1 American Sign Language, Mandarin Chinese 11 American Sign Language, Mandarin Chinese 111 American Sign Language, Mandarin Chinese 1 American Sign Language, Mandarin Chinese 11 American Sign Language, Mandarin Chinese 111 American Sign Language, Mandarin Chinese 1 American Sign Language, Mandarin Chinese 11

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12 First Marking Period “Communication to Entertain” Introduction to Communications Oral Interpretation Speeches: Impromptu, Extemporaneous Storytelling/ Drama

13 Second Marking Period “Communication to Describe” Radio History “Old-Time Radio Shows” Television History Television Broadcasting

14 Third Marking Period “Communication to Persuade” Advertising Speeches: Persuasive Debates

15 Fourth Marking Period “Communication to Inform” Newspapers Internet Safety Speeches: Informative

16 Grading Participation & Effort for class work Projects – Samples are provided, as well as a rubric before the students begin each project. (about 3 per marking period)

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18 Students will improve their communication and comprehension skills in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and viewing media.

19 Components of an Accelerating Literacy Lesson Daily read aloud Mini lessons on reading/writing skills with explicit instruction Guided practice time to help students move towards independence Student choice of reading selection and writing format Assessment primarily based on individual student growth

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21 MIDDLE SCHOOL MATH SEQUENCE 6 th Grade7 th Grade 8 th Grade MATH 6 MATH 7 ALGEBRA I MATH 8 ACCELERATED MATH 6/7 ALGEBRA I MATH 8 ALGEBRA I GEOMETRY Recommended score on IAAT test taken in 5 th grade Recommendations: Math 7 SOL score consideration & teacher recommendation Recommendations: Math 7 SOL score consideration & teacher recommendation Recommendations: Strong background in Algebra I (B or higher) & teacher recommendation

22 7 th Grade8 th Grade9 th Grade10 th Grade11 th Grade12 th Grade English 7 Honors English 8 Honors English 9 Honors English 10 Honors English 11 AP English 12 AP US History Honors Civics Honors World History/Geo I Pre-AP World History/Geo II AP US/VA History AP Government AP Life Science Honors Physical Science Honors Earth Science H Honors Biology ( Must take 3 Biology H Chemistry different lab Chemistry H Physics H sciences) Physics H AP Science Math 7 Algebra I Math 8 Algebra I Geometry Algebra I Geometry Algebra II Algebra II/Trig Geometry Algebra II Adv. Alg/PreCal Math Analysis Algebra II Adv. Alg/PreCal AP Calculus AB AP Calculus BC Adv. Alg/PreCal AP Calculus AB AP Calculus BC AP Multivariable World Languages Comm. Studies Accelerating Lit. World Languages Or Elective (3-4 years of World Languages Or Elective world language for World Languages Or Elective Advanced Studies World Languages Or Elective MTC diploma) World Languages AP Elective /MTC Health and PE 7Health and PE 8Health and PE 9 Health and PE 10 (Drivers Ed) Elective (Economics and Personal Finance) or MTC Elective MTC Elective (Economics and Personal Finance) Elective MTC Elective MTC High School Plan Worksheet

23 Part of the High School Plan of Studies

24 _____ AGRICULTURE, FOOD & NATURAL RESOURCES Food Products and Processing Systems; Plant Systems; Animal Systems; Power, Structural and Technical Systems; Natural Resource _____ ARCHITECTURE & CONSTRUCTION Design/Pre-Construction; Construction; Maintenance/Operations _____ ARTS, AV TECHNOLOGY & COMMUNICATIONS Audio and Video Technology and Film; Printing Technology; Visual Arts; Performing Arts; Journalism and Broadcasting; Telecommunications _____ BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT & ADMINISTRATION General Management; Business Information Management; Human Resources Management; Operations Management; Administrative _____ EDUCATION & TRAINING Administration and Administrative Support; Professional Support Services; Teaching/Training _____ FINANCE Securities and Investments; Business Finance; Accounting; Insurance; Banking Services _____ GOVERNMENT & PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION Governance; National Security; Foreign Service; Planning; Revenue and Taxation; Regulation; Public Management and Administration _____ HEALTH SCIENCE Therapeutic Services; Diagnostic Services; Health Informatics; Support Services; Biotechnology Research and Development

25 _____ HOSPITALITY & TOURISM Restaurants and Food/Beverage Services; Lodging; Travel and Tourism; Recreation, Amusements and Attractions _____ HUMAN SERVICES Early Childhood Development and Services; Counseling and Mental Health Services; Family and Community Services; Personal Care Services; _____ INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Network Systems; Information Support and Services; Web and Digital Communications; Programming and Software Development _____ LAW, PUBLIC SAFETY, CORRECTIONS & SECURITY Correction Services; Emergency and Fire Management Services; Security and Protective Services; Law Enforcement Services; Legal Services _____ MANUFACTURING Production; Manufacturing Production Process Development; Maintenance, Installation and Repair; Quality Assurance; Logistics and Inventory Control; Health, Safety, and Environmental Assurance _____ MARKETING, SALES & SERVICE Marketing Management; Professional Sales; Merchandising; Marketing Communications; Marketing Research _____ SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING & MATHEMATICS Engineering and Technology; Science and Mathematics _____ TRANSPORTATION, DISTRIBUTION & LOGISTICS Transportation Operations; Logistics Planning and Management Services; Warehousing and Distribution Center Operations;

26 Sample 7 th Grade Schedule A - DayB - Day 1 Language Arts 5 PE./ Health 2 Resource/Guitar Art/ Spectrum 6Communications World Language & Cultures Accelerating Literacy 3 Life Science 7 History 4 s1 – FACS s2 – Tech Ed. 8 Algebra 1 Math 7

27 What can parents do to help? Stay involved! Check you child’s agenda Check Clarity regularly Communicate often with the school Talk with your child daily about school and the decisions he/she made

28 Course Selection Timeframe: February 9 th -18th Course Selection Signed Forms due: Friday February 20th (Times may change depending on possible snow days.) Questions ? Thank You!


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