Presentation on theme: "1) I will know what the requirements for graduation are. 2) I will become familiar with the information provided in the curriculum guide. 3) I will forecast."— Presentation transcript:
1) I will know what the requirements for graduation are. 2) I will become familiar with the information provided in the curriculum guide. 3) I will forecast for courses for next year. 4) I will take home my forecasting materials and discuss my choices with my parents.
English 4 Math 3 Alg 1 (1) Geometry (1) Algebra 2 (1) The third credit may be completed through election of an alternative math credit that leads to a specific career goal identified in the High School and Beyond Plan.
Social Studies 3 World Themes (1) U.S. History (1) CWP (1)
.5 credit is earned for each class, each semester. 6 classes per semester is 3.0 credits (.5 credit x 6 classes) 3.0 credits x 2 semesters = 6.0 credits for 1 year
End of 9 th = 6.0 credits (at least 5.5) End of 10 th = 12.0 credits (at least 11.0) End of 11 th = 18.0 credits (at least 16.5) You must have at least 16.5 credits when you start your 12 th grade year to be on track to graduate.
You have been assigned an English class and a Math class. You will all take one semester of NextTools- this class has also been added for you Most of you will choose a Science class. Most of you will choose one or two elective courses.
First and Last Name Middle School Name Email address (yours or parent’s) FOLLOW DIRECTIONS CAREFULLY
You have been assigned an English class. It is either 1 or 2 periods. Circle the entire English Class box Flip page over - write down English under the Semester 1 column and Semester 2 column.
Most students will take a Science class. Choices: Integrated Science If recommended by your Science teacher, you may take Pre-AP Biology
Example: Integrated Science (p. 51) Course Code: 7161/7162 (Sem 1/Sem 2) Open to grades: 9-10-11 Length: 2 Semesters Credit Earned: 1 Science __________________________________ Flip page over - write down your selected science class under the Semester 1 column and Semester 2 column.
NextTools is required for 9 th grade. It is 1 semester, and worth.5 credit You will need to choose another 1 semester class to take in the other semester. Many students choose a PE class for.5 credit, or one of the many.5 Occupational Education or Art Options. ____________________________ Flip page over, enter Next Tools in Semester 1 column / course code 4206
Depending on how many classes you have, you can now choose from a number of elective classe\(s) that may interest you. Most will have 2.5 credits Remember to look at whether the class is offered for.5 credit (1 semester), 1.0 credits (whole year), or you may be able to choose.5 or 1.0.
Visual & Performing Arts (p.58) Classes must be taken for the FULL YEAR (1.0 credit). Fitness (PE) (p.38) Classes can be taken for a semester, or for the full year (.5 or 1.0 credit). World Language (p.63) If you plan to attend a 4 year college or university directly from High School, you will need 2.0 credits of the same language. You may choose to take a Language course next year. ▪ American Sign Language (ASL) ▪ French ▪ Spanish Check the listings for other electives to determine if a class is taken for a semester, or for the full year.
Choose 3 alternate courses that you would like in the case you do not get all of your first picks. YOU ARE NOT GUARANTEED TO GET ALL OF THE CLASSES YOU CHOOSE, SO IF YOU DO NOT PICK ALTERNATES, WE CHOOSE COURSES FOR YOU.
SEMESTER 1SEMESTER 2 ENGLISH MATH SCIENCE NEXT TOOLSPE/ART Choice 5 Choice 6 Alternate
SEMESTER 1SEMESTER 2 2121 ENGLISH 92122 ENGLISH 9 M3101 Algebra IM3102 Algebra I 7161 Integrated Science7162 Integrated Science 4206 NextTools6171 PE 1511 Spanish 11512 Spanish 2 0311V Photography0312V Photography Alternate
Now it is time to enter the classes you chose into the computer Directions for doing this will be given to you We will go through the directions step by step with you After you have entered in all your classes- raise your hand for assistance. We’ll help with printing.
Keep the copy of your forecasting requests Take it home and go over it, and the curriculum guide with your parents/guardians. Leave the colored forecasted sheet with Bay Counselors