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Urbana High School Curriculum Orientation 2007 - 2008: 

Urbana High School Curriculum Orientation 2007 - 2008 www.usd116.org/uhs

Agenda: 

Agenda The UHS day Graduation Requirements Requirements and Electives Courses Activities Registering for next year Curricular Showcase (in Commons)

The UHS Day: 

The UHS Day Everyone starts at 8:00 a.m. Closed lunch hour and reading for all 9th and 10th graders Choice of 7 or 8 period day for all students Study halls only for seniors Students run on individual schedules, not teams

7 or 8 Periods?: 

7 or 8 Periods? 7-period Day The “regular” day 8:00 a.m. to 2:18 p.m. 5 academics + PE + lunch 6 credits per semester 8-period Day The “longer” day 8:00 a.m. to 3:08 p.m. 6 academics + PE + lunch 7 credits per semester

Graduation Requirements 2011: 

Graduation Requirements 2011 Curriculum Required Semesters Academic Learning Support 0-6 Composition 9 2 World Studies – Social Science 2 World Studies – English 2 American Studies – Social Science 2 American Studies – English 2 American Government 1 Consumer Education 1(or pass proficiency test) Mathematics 6 Science 4 (2 physical science/2 life science) Health 1 Art/Music/Foreign Language 2 or Vocational Education Physical Education 7

Graduation Requirements 2010: 

Graduation Requirements 2010 Curriculum Required Semesters Academic Learning Support 0-6 Composition 9 2 World Studies – Social Science 2 World Studies – English 2 American Studies – Social Science 2 American Studies – English 2 American Government 1 Consumer Education 1 (or pass proficiency test) Mathematics 6 Science 4 (2 physical /2 life science) Health 1 Art/Music/Foreign Language 2 or Vocational Education Physical Education 7

Graduation Requirements 2009: 

Graduation Requirements 2009 Curriculum Required Semesters Academic Learning Support 0-5 9th Grade English 2 World Studies – Social Science 2 World Studies – English 2 American Studies – Social Science 2 American Studies – English 2 American Government 1 Consumer Education 1 (or pass proficiency test) Mathematics 6 Science 4 (2 physical/ 2 life science) Health 1 Art, Music, Foreign Language 2 or Vocational Education Physical Education 7

Graduation Requirements 2008: 

Graduation Requirements 2008 Curriculum Required Semesters Academic Learning Support 0-3 9th Grade English 2 World Studies – Social Science 2 World Studies – English 2 American Studies – Social Science 2 American Studies – English 2 American Government 1 Consumer Education 1 (or pass proficiency test) Mathematics 4 (1 may be computer science) Science 4 (2 physical science/2 life science) Health 1 Art, Music, Foreign Language 2 or Vocational Education Physical Education 7

English Requirements: 

English Requirements 2 semesters of English in 9th grade 2 semesters of English in 10th grade 2 semesters of English in 11th grade

English Electives: 

English Electives Drama Journalism Speech Yearbook# #Second-year students my take a weighted option

Sample Sequences: English: 

Sample Sequences: English *=weighted course The following chart shows the course sequence of required and elective courses for English credit. All required course selections are included.

Mathematics Requirements: 

Mathematics Requirements 6 semesters, with 2 semesters of that including Algebra I & Geometry content

Mathematics Electives: 

Mathematics Electives Summer Bridge Math Statistics with Financial Applications College Algebra Pre-Calculus/Trig *AP Prep Pre-Calc/Trig *AP Calculus AB *AP Calculus BC Note: There will be some variation depending on where a student starts the math sequence.

Sample Sequences: Math: 

Sample Sequences: Math *=weighted course The following chart reflects the general course sequence. It is highly recommended that the student take the Summer Bridge prior to any move to an AP Prep course.

Science Requirements: 

Science Requirements 2 semesters of life science (Biology) 2 semesters of physical science (Integrated Physical Science or Chemistry)

Science Electives: 

Science Electives Chemistry *AP Prep Chemistry *Anatomy and Physiology Physics *AP Prep Physics *AP Biology *AP Chemistry *AP Physics C Note: There will be some variation depending on where a student starts the science sequence.

Sample Sequences: Science: 

Sample Sequences: Science *=weighted course The following chart reflects the general sequence of both required and elective science courses.

Social Science Requirements: 

Social Science Requirements 2 semesters of World Studies-SS 2 semesters of American Studies-SS 1 semester of American Government

Social Science Electives: 

Social Science Electives African-American Studies Ancient/Medieval World History# Modern World History# Contemporary Am. History in Film & Music# +Economics and +*AP Economics Sociology Psychology + meets consumer education requirement #weighting optional

Sample Sequences: Soc Science: 

Sample Sequences: Soc Science *=weighted course The following chart reflects the course sequence. With the exception of American Government, all required course selections are included. American Government is required but does not have a designated year of enrollment.

Physical Educ. Requirements: 

Physical Educ. Requirements 2 semesters of Physical Education 9# 1 semester of Health 1 semester of PE 10 (Driver Ed) 4 semesters of Physical Education 11-12 #School PE uniform required beginning with class of 2010

Special Education/ Support Services: 

Special Education/ Support Services Instructional Courses: Taught by special education teachers, these courses are aligned to meet core requirements and some electives. Educational Support Class: Replacing “Resource,” this is a combination of teaching students better study skills and assisting them with daily work from classes.

Special Education/ Support Services: 

Special Education/ Support Services The Learning Center: Available each period as a “drop in” room for students who receive special education services and need assistance with tests and/or coursework during the the time they are scheduled in general education class.

Electives are for: 

Electives are for Enhancing core courses “Rounding Out” the educational experience Allowing for exploration and personal growth Providing more FUN in the schedule Meeting college entrance requirements Filling the needed credits for graduation

Applied Tech: 

Applied Tech Intro Industrial Tech/Energy & Transport. Electronics, Communication, and Production Auto Technology 1, 2-3 Welding and Manufacturing Tech. Intro to Drafting Drafting and Computer Aided Drafting 1-2# #Weighting optional

Art: 

Art Art 1 Art 2 Accelerated Art 1-2 Art 3# (Drawing, Painting, 3-D Design) *AP Studio Art (Drawing, 2-D Design) Photo Arts Advanced Photo Arts# Multimedia and Website Creations Digital Imaging #Weighting optional

Business: 

Business Computer Keyboarding I and II Accounting +Business, Criminal, and Family Law# +Personal Finance Entrepreneurship Word Processing Desktop Publishing Microsoft Excel--Spreadsheets + meets consumer education requirement #Weighting optional

Cooperative Education: 

Cooperative Education WECEP 1-2 (students age 14-15) Coop 1-2 and 3-4 (students age 16 and up)

Family & Consumer Science: 

Family & Consumer Science Child Development and Adv. Child Devel. Food and Meal Preparation +Consumer Ed/“Real World” Living Intro to Clothing Housing and Home Furnishings Parenting Adult Living and Resource Management + meets consumer education requirement

Foreign Language: 

Foreign Language Introduction to Languages French# German# Mandarin Chinese Spanish# Russian (at Uni High) Latin (at Uni High) #3rd, 4th, and 5th year courses are weighted

Info Tech: 

Info Tech Digital Imaging Programming in C++ Advanced Programming in C++# #Weighting optional

Interdisciplinary Studies: 

Interdisciplinary Studies Executive Internship Program

Music: 

Music Music Theory Jazz Techniques and Improvisations Band (Symphonic Band#, Wind Ensemble#, Wind Symphony#, Marching Band) Choir (Urbana Singers and Concert Choir#) Orchestra (Chamber#, and Symphonic#) #Students in grades 10-12 have a weighted option

School Sponsored Activities: 

School Sponsored Activities Dramatics Thespians Yearbook Multicutural Madrigals Newspaper Math Team Interact Literary National Honor Society Foreign Language Clubs Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Democrats Republicans Art

Varsity Athletics: 

Varsity Athletics Baseball Basketball Golf Soccer Football Cross Country Cheerleading Softball Swimming Tennis Track Volleyball Wrestling

Registration Info: 

Registration Info Teachers will give recommendations for core course selections. Registration is done in classroom settings. Students have a copy of their choices for parent review. Current 8th graders will register at UMS on Thurs., Feb. 8 and Fri., Feb. 9 Current UHS students will register on Mon., Feb. 12 and Tues., Feb. 13

To the Commons…: 

To the Commons… Join representatives of our UHS faculty for a curricular showcase in the Commons. Counselors are available to answer questions.

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