Presentation on theme: "7 th Grade Registration 2015-2016. Required Courses O English Language Arts O Math O Science O TX History O PE or Athletics O 2 electives ** **MTA and."— Presentation transcript:
Required Courses O English Language Arts O Math O Science O TX History O PE or Athletics O 2 electives ** **MTA and double-blocked Math will use one of these electives.
PAP English Language Arts PAP Science and PAP US History O Challenging reading materials O Expanded writing and critical thinking opportunities O More in-depth study of the material O Expanded critical thinking opportunities These classes will prepare you for PAP and AP classes in high school. AP classes can earn you college credit while you are in high school.
PAP Math 7 O Requires excellent study skills O You will automatically be registered for PAP Math 7 if you are currently successful in PAP Math 6. If you have not had PAP Math 6, testing is required to prove you have mastery of 7 th grade math before you can take PAP Math 7, because it teaches 8 th grade math. You must score an 80 or better on the test. Test will be given in May and July. Registration is required. To register, scan the QR code on the attendance office door or there’s a link on the Killian Website.
Boys Sports Girls Sports O Required to play football if in class in August O Basketball tryouts are in November O Track, Cross Country and Soccer can be participated in while in PE class O Volleyball tryouts in August O Basketball tryouts in November O Track, Cross Country and Soccer can be participated in while in PE class
Athletics O A coach’s signature is required to sign up for athletics. O A sports physical is required before school starts. Athletics is for the serious athlete. It is like a PAP-PE class. There is a lot of running. Don’t sign up if you don’t like to exercise!
Tennis External PE O Try outs required- you must know how to play tennis and keep score O Must be at Hebron for practice at 7:30 am O Bus gives you ride back to KMS at 9:00 am O Application required O $150/year fee O Must have at least 15 hours/week of special training to leave early O Minimum 5 hours week to earn PE credit
O Listed on the green course request sheet. O You must choose 5 and number them 1-5 with 1 being your first choice. O Some require applications. O Some require auditions. O If you are choosing classes with auditions and/or applications, rank more classes
Fine Arts O EVERYONE is required to take at least 1 Fine Art class in Middle School. O If you didn’t have band, choir, orchestra, art or theater in 6 th grade, choose one for 7 th grade!
Fine Arts: Music O Band- Honors, Wind Ensemble, Symphonic O Jazz Band – this class will be in addition to a band course O Choir – Tenor/Bass (boys) choir, Girls Choir 7 O Orchestra- Chamber, Philharmonic and Intermediate All music courses require auditions for the upper level groups.
Fine Arts O Theater 1- Beginning / Intermediate level theater class O Advanced Theater – Application and audition with Mr. Luce required O Art 1- beginning drawing, painting, and sculpture O Art 2 – an advanced art class for people who had 6 th grade Art. *** O Art Appreciation/Graphic Art- A combination of art history and creating art on computers. O ***Application required
Outdoor Education O Students learn life skills in the great outdoors. These include nature recognition, hunting, fishing, hiking, archery and cooking. O Students participate in archery competitions. O You may only take this course once in MS.
Media Production O Yearbook- students will design layouts, write captions, edit and publish the school yearbook. **Application required to Ms. Crowell O Video Tech – students learn video editing techniques and participate in special video projects for KMS. **Application required to Mr. Stone
Technology Education O Robotics - basics of robotics is covered as well as the science behind them. 1 semester class O Gaming –introduces students to basic computer game creating and to careers within the industry. 1 semester class
Technology Education O Designing and Building Model Bridges, Cars and Rockets- exploration of engineering fields. The majority of the year will be covering this topic. O Forensics: CSI and You- exploration of science and technology involved in forensics and law enforcement.
Human Services Food and Nutrition Clothing & Textiles O Study of the nature of food, food processing, and nutrition. You get to cook! O 1 semester class O Study of fashion, textiles, and apparel industries, including garment design. You get to sew! O 1 semester class
Helping Classes Circle of Friends O Establishes friendships between students with disabilities and their non- disabled peers. O Application is located outside the door of Room 1701.
Steps to Choosing Your Classes 1. Read the descriptions of the classes 2. Talk with your parents about your choices 3. Discuss your study habits and motivation for PAP classes with your parents 4. Mark your green course sheet 5. DUE: Friday, March 6 th to Science teacher
Questions? O Remember, make these selections as an individual. Picking classes with a friend doesn’t guarantee that you’ll be in the same class, so choose what YOU want to take. If you need help, please let us know. We will be available during lunches to help you.