Presentation on theme: "ARKANSAS HS COLLEGE & CAREER READINESS *CURRICULUM CHANGES* O ALGEBRA III O TRANSITIONAL LITERACY."— Presentation transcript:
ARKANSAS HS COLLEGE & CAREER READINESS *CURRICULUM CHANGES* O ALGEBRA III O TRANSITIONAL LITERACY
Algebra III CCR benchmarks: O 19 on the mathematics section of the ACT O 19 on the mathematics section of the PLAN O 42 on the mathematics Grade 10 PSAT O 46 on the mathematics Grade 11 PSAT O 41 on the COMPASS Algebra test O 39 on the ASSET Intermediate Algebra test O 460 on the math portion of SAT O TBD on the PARCC Algebra II End-of-Course Examination
Transitional Literacy CCR benchmarks: O 19 on the English section of the ACT O 15 on the English PLAN O 44 on the Grade 10 writing PSAT O 47 on the Grade 11 writing PSAT O 80 on the COMPASS Writing Skills Test O 45 on the ASSET Writing Skills Test O 450 on the writing SAT O TBD on the PARCC Grade 11 English Language Arts\Literacy Assessment
PARCC Assessments 2015 O English Language Arts 11 O English Language Arts 10 O English Language Arts 9 O Algebra 1 O Geometry O Algebra 2
PARCC Assessment 2015 O The Performance Based Assessment (PBA) is the first exam. O The End of Year (EOY) is the second exam given in May.
Testing = Opportunities O Opportunity to demonstrate growth O Opportunity to demonstrate college and career readiness O Free to students O Grades 9-11 annually O Information about Parcc tests can be found at: http://parcc.pearson.com/practice-tests
JR/Soph Opportunities Advanced Placement or Concurrent Credit Vocational O AP English Language (11 th grade) O AP US History (11 th grade) O AP Statistics (11 th grade after Alg.2) O AP World History (10 th grade) O Cosmetology O Marketing/Job O Certified Nurse Asst. O JROTC O Criminal Justice
JR/Soph Specials Page 2 Advanced Placement Vocational O AP Biology (after Pap Biology) O AP Chemistry (after Pap chemistry) O AP Physics O AP Environmental Science O Pharmacology Tech Fundamentals O Chemistry of Food O Medical Terminology O EAST O Medical Procedures
JR/Soph Specials Page 3 Advanced Placement Vocational O AP Music Theory O AP Studio Art 2D O (New) AP Studio Art 3D O (New) AP Computer Science A O Automotive Collision Repair O Aviation Mechanics O Welding O Industrial Equipment O Intro to Engineering
*SOPHOMORES* Senior Class of 2018 Honor Graduates O Cum Laude- Smart core; 3.2 weighted gpa plus; 25 credits; 2 AP courses required in 2 different subjects O Magna Cum Laude- Smart core; 3.75 weighted gpa plus; 25 credits; 3 AP courses required in 2 different subjects O Summa Cum Laude- Smart core; 3.95 weighted gpa plus; 25 credits; 4 AP courses required in 2 different subjects O See p.72 of the student handbook
In Summary: O Take one AP course required for graduation that is relevant to interests and/or ambitions. O Qualifying scores of 3, 4, or 5 receive $100 for each AP course. O Take one vocational course that is relevant to your interests and/or ambitions. O Qualifying scores will lead to an area of licensure in some courses. See your counselor.
Arts: Art History, Music Theory, Studio Art: 2-D Design Portfolio, Studio Art: 3-D Design Portfolio English: English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition History and Social Sciences: European History, Human Geography, Psychology, United States Government and Politics, United States History, World History Mathematics and Computer Science: Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Computer Science A, Statistics Sciences: Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics 1: Algebra-based, Physics 2: Algebra-based World languages: Spanish Language and Culture Arkansas High School AP ® Courses
Contact me for additional information: Diana.Lowe@tasd7.net (All Vocational courses are NOT listed in this presentation).
Additional information can be found at: http://apcentral.collegeboard.com/apc/public/courses/teach ers_corner/index.html OR http://ace.arkansas.gov/cte/informationForms/curriculumFra meworks/Pages/default.aspx OR http://www.arkansased.org/divisions/learning- services/curriculum-and-instruction/resource-materials-for- lesson-plans/english-language-arts/transitional-literacy- courses Continued to next slide