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Music Appreciation Q1
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Music Appreciation will introduce students to the fundamentals of creating, enjoying, and ...

Music Appreciation will introduce students to the fundamentals of creating, enjoying, and listening to music. Students will learn about the basics of creating music including melody, harmony, and rhythm. Students will also explore instrumental and vocal timbre and will critique musical performances. Students will also be exposed to many musical styles including traditional, folk, jazz, opera, popular, and classical music. Through unique online software, students will be able to compose, arrange, and share their own musical ideas. Students will learn to appreciate the complexity and the art of music.

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Performing Arts
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Foods & Nutrition Q1
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This course is for students who are interested in becoming food and ...

This course is for students who are interested in becoming food and nutrition enthusiasts. The course is designed for students to understand the principles of kitchen management, nutrition and in maintaining a healthy life style. Students will learn various aspects of kitchen management, food safety, food consumerism, cooking terms, tools, and equipment, along with various foods and recipes. This class is a must for any food connoisseur! This is the first of a two-quarter course.

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Health, Medicine and Nursing
Nutrition
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Participation Skills & Techniques Q1
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Participation Skills and Techniques is designed to help students learn the techniques ...

Participation Skills and Techniques is designed to help students learn the techniques and skills necessary to participate effectively in a variety of games and activities. Students will learn to participate in activities designed to improve balance, flexibility, strength, endurance and teamwork. The goal of this class is to provide knowledge, resources and activities designed to promote personal responsibility in developing a healthy lifestyle through combining fitness and cardio. Students will be empowered to make choices, meet challenges and develop positive behaviors in fitness, wellness and movement activity for a lifetime. Emphasis is placed on students analyzing skills for effective movement. This is the first part of a two-quarter course.

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Music Theory Q1
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This course is designed to teach students how to read and understand ...

This course is designed to teach students how to read and understand musical notes, rhythms, and symbols. Students will learn about the note names and basic applications to the piano keyboard. Students will be expected to use a piano or other instrument during the course to reinforce the theory concepts learned during the course. Students will also learn some basic aural skills including recognizing intervals and tonality using your ears only. Students will have a weekly video presentation, assignment, and discussion to complete. Prerequisite: Access to a piano or keyboard. This is the first part of a two-quarter course.

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Web Essentials Q1
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This course is designed to provide students with the fundamentals of Web ...

This course is designed to provide students with the fundamentals of Web site creation practices by developing basic skills in XHTML and CSS. Through various lessons, activities, and projects students will be able to: generally describe the workings of the Internet and the WWW, understand XHTML elements and basic tags, understand CSS rules and declarations, create a basic Web site with XHTML and CSS, incorporate multimedia objects into an XHTML document, and learn about server-side web languages. While becoming familiar with Web page creation, students may start to see a future in a career of Web development. This is the first part of a two-quarter course.

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Computer Science
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Mathematics Essentials Q 1
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Mathematics Essentials will improve student understanding of basic mathematics concepts and develop ...

Mathematics Essentials will improve student understanding of basic mathematics concepts and develop essential skills needed to be successful in the high school mathematics curriculum. The standards taught include arithmetic, algebraic reasoning, basic geometry concepts, and fundamental statistics. Math Essentials is ideally taught as a Tier 2 or Tier 3 intervention course, in conjunction with Algebra 1. This is the first of a four-quarter complete course that features audio-visual lectures.

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Algebra
Geometry
Statistics and Probability
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Art 1 Q1
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This is an entry-level course for the High School Visual Arts Core ...

This is an entry-level course for the High School Visual Arts Core Curriculum. It is designed to provide an overview and introduction to Visual Arts through studying a variety of art tools and materials. With an emphasis on studio production, this course is designed to develop higher-level thinking, art-related technology skill, art criticism, art history, and aesthetics. This is the first part of a two-quarter course.

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Arts and Humanities
Art History
Visual Arts
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Technology Tools Q1
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This course is designed to give incoming online students a basic knowledge ...

This course is designed to give incoming online students a basic knowledge of how to use technology to succeed in an online setting. Students will learn a variety of online and computer programs that will enable them to create videos, presentations, projects, posters and reports. This is the first part of a two-quarter course.

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Computer Science
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English 10 Q1
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In English 10, we will study and explore poetry, narratives, short stories, ...

In English 10, we will study and explore poetry, narratives, short stories, novels, non-fiction essays, articles and informational texts. Our comprehension of these texts will be facilitated by analyzing and evaluating the literary elements, plot, character development and themes of each work. As part of this course, we will continue to develop writing skills by experimenting with multiple forms of writing. We will clarify thinking and writing by improving our ability to support opinions, providing expressive details and using the writing process as a means to strengthen ideas. This course will provide ample opportunities for students to imaginatively and critically express themselves through multi-media resources as they make essential connections to the world, themselves and literature.

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Literature
Reading Informational Text
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Algebra 1 (A)
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The main goal of Algebra is to develop fluency in working with ...

The main goal of Algebra is to develop fluency in working with linear equations. In this course, students will work with tables, graphs, and equations and solve linear equations and inequalities and systems of linear equations and inequalities. Students will learn how to simplify polynomials and begin to study quadratic relationships, along with analyzing mathematical situations verbally, numerically, graphically, and symbolically. Throughout the course, students will have opportunities to apply mathematical skills and make meaningful connections to lifeŐs experiences.

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Algebra
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Advanced Graphic Design Q1
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This course will teach students how design is used in modern communication. ...

This course will teach students how design is used in modern communication. We will study various areas of design, including product, corporate,logo, t-shirt, poster, and a variety of other design-related projects. Students will learn design rules, design trends, and how to critique good and bad design. This class will show students what the design industry is like and how a career in the design field might suit them.

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Arts and Humanities
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Earth Systems Q1
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The theme for Earth Systems Science is systems. The "Benchmarks" in the ...

The theme for Earth Systems Science is systems. The "Benchmarks" in the Earth Systems Science Core emphasize "systems" as an organizing concept to understand life on Earth, geological change, and the interaction of atmosphere, hydrosphere, and biosphere. Earth Systems Science provides students with an understanding of how the parts of a system interact. The concept of matter cycling and energy flowing is used to help understand how systems on planet Earth are interrelated. Throughout this course students experience science as a way of knowing based on making observations, gathering data, designing experiments, making inferences, drawing conclusions, and communicating results. Students see that the science concepts apply to their lives and their society. This course will provide students with science skills to make informed and responsible decisions. Students will learn how to explain cosmic and global phenomena in terms of interactions of energy, matter, and life. These explorations range from the realization that all elements heavier than helium were made in stars to an understanding of how rain influences a desert ecosystem.

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Ecology
Geology
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Algebra 1 (B)
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The main goal of Algebra is to develop fluency in working with ...

The main goal of Algebra is to develop fluency in working with linear equations. In this course, students will work with tables, graphs, and equations and solve linear equations and inequalities and systems of linear equations and inequalities. Students will learn how to simplify polynomials and begin to study quadratic relationships, along with analyzing mathematical situations verbally, numerically, graphically, and symbolically. Throughout the course, students will have opportunities to apply mathematical skills and make meaningful connections to lifeŐs experiences.

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Algebra
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Current Issues Q1
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Current Issues is a Social Studies elective. The class takes a close ...

Current Issues is a Social Studies elective. The class takes a close look at the media surrounding us. We analyze the unique place in history occupied by the United States that allowed media to develop and flourish. From there we investigate the origins of Newspaper, Television, Internet, and Advertising. After looking at the past history of various mediums of mass communication, students then take a look at current efforts and future endeavors of each communication tool. Finally students end the course in a disruptive innovation on the research paper–with collaborative research done in a Wiki Space. Students stay connected with current events as they are happening and learn perspective about the media that we interact with on a day to day basis.

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Arts and Humanities
Journalism
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Health Q1
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Health covers a wide spectrum of current health topics. It investigates various ...

Health covers a wide spectrum of current health topics. It investigates various components of mental, emotional, social, consumer, physical and reproductive health. It provides students with age-appropriate knowledge, skills, attitudes and the preventative measures necessary for creating a life-long healthy lifestyle. Health II is designed to arm students with the most current and relevant health information so students are able to make wise, informative and positive choices to enhance their overall well-being. Health II is an essential class which fosters the concept of living a healthy, well-balanced life in all facets. Health II is a must have class in the virtual world. It fuses everyday real health issues in an invigorating, exciting, explorative, technology filled way allowing students a much more comprehensive, and imaginative way to study themselves and the make meaningful connections to the world around them.

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Health, Medicine and Nursing
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Financial Literacy Q1
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This hands-on course teaches you about financial topics that apply to your ...

This hands-on course teaches you about financial topics that apply to your life now and to your future. Topics covered include: budgeting, borrowing (debt and credit), saving and investing, protecting against risk, and earning money. You will have opportunities to practice what you are learning with interactive games and also exercises that allow you to apply the concepts to your life. After completing the course, you will be able to take part in the National Financial Capability Challenge to demonstrate your financial knowledge. This could be one of the most valuable classes you complete! This is the first of a two-quarter class.

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Business and Communication
Finance
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English 12 Q1
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ĺĐTo be or not to be?ĺÓ Is it the ĺĐbest of timesĺÓ ...

ĺĐTo be or not to be?ĺÓ Is it the ĺĐbest of timesĺÓ or the ĺĐworst of timesĺÓ? Explore these famous questions and more in English 12. This course focuses on British literature in all of its genres: drama, poetry, the novel, short story, and nonfiction literary and informational texts. Students will also apply timeless conversations to our modern world through scholarly research and writing about current issues. Critical reading, analysis, writing, and speaking will cover the core curriculum requirements. In addition to mastering the standard core, our students will employ the latest technological tools to communicate and collaborate, and create professional, creative projects. Emphasis will be placed on skills that will be critical to a successful transition to college and beyond. This is the first of a four-quarter course.

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Arts and Humanities
Literature
Reading Informational Text
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Art 1 Q2
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This is an entry-level course for the High School Visual Arts Core ...

This is an entry-level course for the High School Visual Arts Core Curriculum. It is designed to provide an overview and introduction to Visual Arts through studying a variety of art tools and materials. With an emphasis on studio production, this course is designed to develop higher-level thinking, art-related technology skill, art criticism, art history, and aesthetics. This is the second part of a two-quarter course.

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Arts and Humanities
Art History
Visual Arts
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Theater I Q1
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During this course you will complete sections dedicated to History of the ...

During this course you will complete sections dedicated to History of the Theatre, Script and Plot Analysis, basic Material Selection, using the instruments of Voice and Body and Audition Advice. In our daily lives we all experience theatrical elements. These elements are evident in political campaigns, holiday celebrations, sports events, religious ceremonies, children's make-believe, as well as in the dances and rituals of primitive peoples. However, most of us do not consider these events to be theatrical in nature. This course will demonstrate that these events are directly linked to theatre and performance. Get ready to explore the structure of a script and the importance of plot analysis. What does it mean to classify a script as male or female? Have you ever wanted to audition but weren't sure how to begin the process? This course will teach you the basics of a successful audition and how to avoid making common mistakes with voice and pronunciation. Let's get started...everyone, break a leg! This is the first part of a two-quarter course.

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Arts and Humanities
Performing Arts
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Fitness for Life Q1
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Physical fitness and nutrition are important parts for everyday life. Fitness for ...

Physical fitness and nutrition are important parts for everyday life. Fitness for Life will give you the opportunity to create personal fitness goals and make nutrition plans that are useful and fun! We will explore different ways to exercise and use your personal talents and ambitions to make physical activity a part of your daily routine. Bring a good attitude, be ready to participate, and get excited to advance your skills and/or try something new!

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Nutrition
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