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RSP English 9 and RSP English 10 

This course focuses on improving basic reading and writing skills of ninth (9th) and tenth (10th) grade students. The material covered is in alignment with the college-prep English 9 and English 10 classes. Modifications are made to accommodate various learning styles, as well as encourage academic success. Regular practice in the following areas is intended to prepare students to be successful in the regular program: reading (core literature), vocabulary, spelling and grammar, writing, and oral communication. 


RSP English 11 

This course is designed for eleventh (11th) grade students who need practice with basic reading and writing skills. The material covered is in alignment with the college-prep English 11 classes. Modifications are made to accommodate various learning styles, as well as encourage academic success. Regular practice in reading (core literature), writing, vocabulary, spelling and grammar, and oral communication is intended to improve the basic English skills of each student. Some time will be spent on career exploration activities as well. 


RSP English 12 

This course is designed for twelfth (12th) grade students who need practice with basic reading and writing skills. The material covered is in alignment with the college-prep English 12 classes. Modifications are made to accommodate various learning styles, as well as encourage academic success. Regular practice in reading (core literature), writing, vocabulary, spelling and grammar, and oral communication is intended to improve the basic English skills of each student. All students are required to complete a Senior Project, culminating in a professional portfolio, research paper, and professional presentation. Class time and support to complete the Senior Project will be provided. 


RSP Math 1 

RSP Math I is designed to increase the mathematical problem solving skills of 9th and 10th grade students. The 35 curriculum is in alignment with the college-prep Math I classes, which satisfies the Common Core Standards Integrated Pathway model. This course will focus on algebraic expressions and linear functions, geometric transformations and congruence, and descriptive statistics, as well as reviewing foundational skills such as integers and order of operations. Modifications are made to accommodate various learning styles, as well as encourage academic success. 


RSP Math 2 

RSP Math 2 focuses on further developing mathematical problem solving skills for 10th through12th grade students. The curriculum is in alignment with the college-prep Math II classes, which satisfies the Common Core Standards Integrated Pathway model. Topics covered include mathematical probability, exponential and quadratic functions, and similarity and solid geometry. Modifications are made to accommodate various learning styles, as well as encourage academic success. 


Math Essentials 

This course is designed for students who have completed their math graduations requirements and are in need of additional experience and review of math curriculum. The course will focus on Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, and practical applications of math, as well as test preparation for post-secondary goals such and junior college and military. Students will benefit from a smaller class size. Special Day Class The Special Day Class (SDC) provides service for eligible special education students. Students are able to access the core curriculum through modifications in the academic curriculum. Courses taught include: English, Mathematics, Social Science, and Community Skills.. Students are enrolled in the SDC classes as needed, generally for more than 50% of the school day, participating with non-disabled students for P.E. and electives. 


SDC English

This course is designed to help Special Day Class students improve their basic English language skills including reading, writing, grammar, and usage skills. This class will also expose students to literature on the suggested mainstream literature list. 


SDC Math 

This course is designed to help Special Day Class students improve their basic math skills. We will be concentrating on whole numbers, fractions, decimals, and percents. Students will apply these skills to real life math situations 


SDC Social Studies

This course is designed to help SDC students gain a better understanding of topics in history, while continuing to work on reading, writing, comprehension, and critical thinking skills. Students will learn and practice academic vocabulary related to the subject matter. Students will be exposed to text and other materials that align with grade level appropriate common core state standards. (class rotates yearly to cover all history topics taught in high school, including Geography, World Civilizations, US History, Economics and US Government.) 36 


SDC Community Skills

The purpose of the Community Skill Class is to give students a variety of experiences in Life Skill-Leaning and to help them prepare for transition into the adult world. Various topics are covered within the Community Skills curriculum. Because our students often take this course more than once, these topics will be addressed in a variety of ways with differing emphasis from year-to-year. 


Workability

Workability is a state and federally funded work experience program for students with special needs. Services include: counseling, on-the-job training, vocational testing, placement, weekly classes, credit awards, and/or career preparation exercises.