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  1. page 8th Grade edited ... Read System 44 is a foundational reading program designed for the most challenged struggling r…
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    Read System 44 is a foundational reading program designed for the most challenged struggling readers in Grades 3-12. Intentionally metacognitive, System 44 helps students understand that the English language is a finite system of 44 sounds and 26 letters that can be mastered.
    English, Science, and Social Studies: The course covers the Pennsylvania academics standards for each content area. Learning Support students participate in these regular education classes. Depending on individual needs, the student may be placed in a class that utilizes the co-teaching model which allows the regular education teacher and special education teacher to work together to provide an optimal learning environment. Curricular adaptations and modifications are in accordance with each student's Individualized Educational Plan.
    Math: The course covers the Pennsylvania academics standards for Math. The Saxon Math Direct Instruction ProgramMath 180 (Course 1 or the Carnegie Learning Math Program will be utilized. These programs are designed2):
    MATH 180 is an innovative math intervention program by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. MATH 180 is a research-based program with proven results in raising student math achievement. MATH 180 uses cutting-edge technology
    to give students basicdeliver individualized math instruction, provide valuable skills as they continuepractice, and motivate students to develop confidence and fluency in math. In our MATH 180 class, students and teachers work towardtogether to: • Build essential math skills for college and career readiness. • Bring math proficiency up to grade level. • Develop mathematical practices and habits of mind. • Apply math skills to solve real-world problems. • Show students they can attain academic success in math.
    Study Skills: The Itinerant Learning Support Teacher is available for those students who have been identified as needing special education services. The duties of the Itinerant Learning Support Teacher include helping students to prepare for tests and quizzes and to receive specially-designed instruction for testing services, teaching organizational skills, prioritizing and completing homework assignments, and monitoring the student's progress in the general education curriculum.
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  2. page 7th Grade edited ... The course covers the Pennsylvania academics standards for each content area. Learning Support…
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    The course covers the Pennsylvania academics standards for each content area. Learning Support students participate in these regular education classes. Depending on individual needs, the student could be placed in a class that utilizes the co-teaching model which allows the regular education teacher and special education teacher to work together to provide an optimal learning environment. Curricular adaptations and modifications are in accordance with each student's Individualized Educational Plan.
    Math:
    The course covers the Pennsylvania academics standards for Math. The Saxon Math Direct Instruction ProgramMath 180 (Course 1 or the Carnegie Learning Math Program will be utilized. These programs are designed2):
    MATH 180 is an innovative math intervention program by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. MATH 180 is a research-based program with proven results in raising student math achievement. MATH 180 uses cutting-edge technology
    to give students basicdeliver individualized math instruction, provide valuable skills as they continuepractice, and motivate students to develop confidence and fluency in math. In our MATH 180 class, students and teachers work towardtogether to: • Build essential math skills for college and career readiness. • Bring math proficiency up to grade level. • Develop mathematical practices and habits of mind. • Apply math skills to solve real-world problems. • Show students they can attain academic success in math.
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Tuesday, June 27

  1. page Learning Support edited ... English, Science, and Social Studies: The course covers the Pennsylvania academics standards …
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    English, Science, and Social Studies:
    The course covers the Pennsylvania academics standards for each content area. Learning Support students participate in these regular education classes. Depending on individual needs, the student could be placed in a class that utilizes the co-teaching model which allows the regular education teacher and special education teacher to work together to provide an optimal learning environment. Curricular adaptations and modifications are in accordance with each student's Individualized Educational Plan.
    Math:Math 180 (9th-10th-11th):
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    Math. The Saxon Math Direct Instruction Program and the Accelerated Math Program will be utilized. These programs are
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    grade level.
    Each student's IEP will outline district requirements

    MATH 180 is an innovative math intervention program by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. MATH 180 is a research-based program with proven results in raising student math achievement. MATH 180 uses cutting-edge technology to deliver individualized math instruction, provide valuable skills practice,
    and levelmotivate students to develop confidence and fluency in math. In our MATH 180 class, students and teachers work together to: • Build essential math skills for college and career readiness. • Bring math proficiency up to grade level. • Develop mathematical practices and habits of classes offered at the senior high level.*mind. • Apply math skills to solve real-world problems. • Show students they can attain academic success in math.
    Community Based Vocational Training:
    11th & 12th grades: Students participate in on-the-job training in the community in preparation for the transition from high school to adult life. Credits are earned toward graduation requirements.
    Career & Technical Education at SCCTC:
    Each student's IEP will outline district requirements and level of classes offered at the senior high level.*

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  2. page 8th Grade edited ... Academic Literacy is a yearlong course and a requirement for all eighth grade students. The st…
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    Academic Literacy is a yearlong course and a requirement for all eighth grade students. The structure of this course allows students to read a variety of texts (self-selected and class assigned) and become aware of the mental strategies involved in comprehension. This course is designed to build on the shared knowledge of reading skills the teacher and students bring to the classroom. Academic Literacy follows the Reading Apprentice curriculum helping students develop strategies for reading in the content areas while addressing the goals of the PA Common Core Literacy Standards.
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    Course 2
    The Carnegie Learning Math Series Course 2 is written specifically for the Common Core State Standards. This course contains complete alignment, coverage, and support for the Standards for Mathematical Content and Practice. Course 2 focuses on proportional reasoning, developing number sense, algebraic thinking, geometry, and statistical thinking and probability.
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  3. page 7th Grade edited ... Read 180 is an innovative reading intervention program by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. READ 180 …
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    Read 180 is an innovative reading intervention program by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. READ 180 is a research-based program with proven results in raising student reading achievement. READ 180 uses cutting-edge technology to deliver individualized reading instruction, provide valuable skills practice, and motivate students to become confident readers. In our READ 180 class, students and teachers work together to: • Build essential literacy skills for college and career readiness. • Bring reading proficiency up to grade level. • Develop multi-paragraph writing skills. • Apply reading and writing strategies to other subjects such as social studies, science, and math. • Show students that they can attain reading success. This class meets for two periods each day.
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    class/computer time.
    Course 1
    The Carnegie Learning Math Series Course 2 is written specifically for the Common Core State Standards. This course contains complete alignment, coverage, and support for the Standards for Mathematical Content and Practice. Course 1 focuses on developing number sense; comparing quantities using ratios, rates, and percents; algebraic thinking geometry; and statistical thinking.

    Course 2
    The Carnegie Learning Math Series Course 2 is written specifically for the Common Core State Standards. This course contains complete alignment, coverage, and support for the Standards for Mathematical Content and Practice. Course 2 focuses on proportional reasoning, developing number sense, algebraic thinking, geometry, and statistical thinking and probability.
    Math 7 5/4
    This course is designed to develop and/or maintain math skills in the areas of numbers and operations, measurement, geometry, algebra, problem solving, mathematical reasoning, statistics, data analysis and probability. This course is designed in a manner that allows for the content to be introduced, practiced and then assessed following every fifth lesson. Students are expected to complete daily homework assignments and maintain a notebook that is able to be used on homework assignments and tests. Curriculum for this class is based off the Saxon Math program.

    Math 180 (Course 1 or 2):
    MATH 180 is an innovative math intervention program by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. MATH 180 is a research-based program with proven results in raising student math achievement. MATH 180 uses cutting-edge technology to deliver individualized math instruction, provide valuable skills practice, and motivate students to develop confidence and fluency in math. In our MATH 180 class, students and teachers work together to: • Build essential math skills for college and career readiness. • Bring math proficiency up to grade level. • Develop mathematical practices and habits of mind. • Apply math skills to solve real-world problems. • Show students they can attain academic success in math.
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Monday, June 26

  1. page Vocational Education edited ... Programs at Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center (SCCTC) Juniors and Seniors Se…
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    Programs at
    Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center (SCCTC)
    Juniors and SeniorsSeniors from Susquehanna
    The SCCTC has an open admissions policy. There are sufficient openings available for all students who wish to apply. Funding is available to assist students in purchasing uniforms and tools.
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    Health Care Technology (CIP 51.0899)
    The Health/Medical Assisting Program is a combination of subject matter and experiences designed to prepare individuals for entry-level employment in a minimum of three related health occupations under the supervision of a licensed health care professional. Instruction consists of core course content with clinical experiences in one or two health related occupations. The core curriculum consists of planned courses for introduction of health careers, basic anatomy and physiology, and medical terminology. Additional content includes: legal and ethical aspects of health care and communications and at least three planned courses for the knowledge and skills for the occupational area such as medical assisting, ward clerk, nursing assisting, pharmacy technician, EKG Technician, etc. Students may also continue their education in a post-secondary/college environment
    SecurityCriminal Justice and Protective ServicesPolice Science (CIP 43.9999)
    The SecurityCriminal Justice and Protective ServicesPolice Science is an instructional program that prepares individuals
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    and skills requiredthat relate to perform entry-levelperforming entry level duties as a policepatrolman, corrections officer, fire fighter, paramedic and other safety services. This programjuvenile officer, security officer or probation officer. The course stresses the techniques, methodspatrol and procedures peculiar torelated duties such as traffic and crowd control, the areas of criminal justiceAmerican legal system, techniques used in the police laboratory and fire protection especiallytraining in emergency
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    disaster situations. PhysicalAlso stressed is physical development with a strong emphasis on self-defense and self-confidence skills are emphasized due to the naturebuilding of self-confidence. Investigatory techniques covered are interviewing and evidence gathering, report writing, a study of juvenile law and procedure, the specific occupation(s). In addition to the applicationtechniques of mathematics, communication, sciencecrime prevention, and physics, students receive training in social and psychological skills, map reading, vehicle and equipment operations, the judicial system, pre-hospital emergency medical carecriminal process from arrest through conviction. Procedural matters affecting law enforcement such as arrest, search and appropriate emergency assessment, treatmentseizure, and communication.legal principles developed in information lessons are utilized in supervised simulated situations.
    Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies (CIP 47.0699)
    The Vehicle Maintenance and Repair (Small Engines) program prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, service, maintain and diagnose problems on a variety of small internal-combustion gasoline engines and related systems used on portable power equipment such as lawn and garden equipment, chain saws, outboard motors, rototillers, snowmobiles, lawn mowers, motorcycles, personal watercraft and pumps and generators. This program includes instruction in the principles of the internal-combustion engine and all systems related to the powered unit. Instruction also includes the use of technical and service manuals, state inspection code, care and use of tools and test equipment, engine tune-up/maintenance, engine overhaul, troubleshooting and diagnostic techniques, drive lines and propulsion systems, electrical and electronic systems, suspension and steering systems and service operations and parts management.
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  2. page Social Studies Department edited ... Psychology (Dual Enrollment - 11th & 12th Grade) American History Survey (9th Grade) ..…
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    Psychology (Dual Enrollment - 11th & 12th Grade)
    American History Survey (9th Grade)
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    century democracy.
    Personal Economics (9th Grade)
    This is a 45 day rotational course for all 9th graders held on four of the six day cycle. This course allows students to work with income, budgets, taxes and includes a visit to the Junior Achievement Finance Park in Pittston, PA for a real-life simulation. Working with hands on materials and situations, students will gain knowledge of how working citizens manage their income in the world today.
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    Principles of Economics (11th Grade)
    This course will cover three basic units of Economics: economic systems, money and banking, government and the economy. Within these units certain issues will be covered such as: central planning, free market systems, the stock market, saving and investing, various taxes, federal budget, and the Federal Reserve system.
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    nation. Civil Libertiesliberties and Civil Rightscivil rights will also
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    a major focus sofocus, allowing students canto better understand
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    Constitutional rights.
    Psychology
    The course is available for dual enrollment credit, in affiliation with Lackawanna College.
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    bound students. This course is available for dual enrollment credit, in affiliation with Lackawanna College.
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  3. page Science Department edited ... Advanced Biology w/Dual Enrollment option (successful completion of academic chemistry is a pr…
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    Advanced Biology w/Dual Enrollment option (successful completion of academic chemistry is a prerequisite)
    9th Grade Science:
    An Integrated Approach to the sciences:ThisThis course is
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    this course. Students will be expected to collaborate with their peers on several projects just as scientists do. The standards
    Keystone Biology:
    Biology is a yearlong course that seeks a greater understanding of life on the cellular level. We will take an in-depth look at how organelles and other specific cell structures and functions allow organisms to survive in changing environments. Although not a dual enrollment course, the course incorporates both rigor and relevance into daily lessons. Students will be expected to use the scientific process as they engage in inquiry-based, hands-on science lessons covering these topics. This learning process is to be documented daily in an interactive science notebook. Biology students are expected to continue the learning cycle by participating fully in class and out of class through course readings, projects, case studies, and seminars. Multiple learning styles are addressed through class discussions, projects, lectures, technology-integration, and experimentation. Biology will prepare ALL students for a better understanding of living things (including themselves) while providing a strong biological foundation for students planning to take Dual Enrollment Advanced Biology or pursue higher education. This course is based upon the PA Biology standards and aligned to the Keystone Biology Exam anchors.
    General Chemistry:
    TheThis course is designed for the Vocational School bound student. The course topics
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    be made. The course is based upon the PA Chemistry standards and aligned to the Keystone Chemistry Exam anchors.
    Chemistry:
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    science coursework. The course is based upon the PA Chemistry standards and aligned to the Keystone Chemistry Exam anchors.
    Dual Enrollment Chemistry:- Chemistry (11th grade):
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    affiliation with Luzerne County CommunityLackawanna College, the
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    college program. The course is based upon the PA Chemistry standards and aligned to the Keystone Chemistry Exam anchors.
    Applied Science:
    This course is designed to help students further their understanding of earth and environmental science while integrating the key concepts of chemistry. Students are expected to use the scientific process to demonstrate an understanding of the Nature of Science while participating in class discussions, labs, and projects. Students are expected to participate fully in classroom activities and laboratory experiences, complete assigned readings, conduct research, and complete projects / presentations using technology in order to earn credit for this course.
    Physics:Physics - Dual (12th grade):
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    the course.
    Dual Enrollment Advanced Biology:
    This course is available for dual enrollment credit, in affiliation with Lackawanna College.
    Advanced Biology - Dual (12th grade):

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  4. page Music Department edited ... The following courses cover the Pennsylvania academic standards for the Arts and Humanities. …
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    The following courses cover the Pennsylvania academic standards for the Arts and Humanities.
    The music department offers to you many performing ensembles. The two basic ensembles are Concert Band and Chorus. From these basic ensembles come opportunities to participate in other select groups such as Select Chorus, Jazz Band, Brass Ensemble, Woodwind Ensemble, Pep Band and more.
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    - 7th throughthrough 12th grades
    Concert Band - 7th through 12th grades
    Fine Arts B (Intro to Music and Theater) - 10th grade
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    Band is open to all current instrumental students or students new to their particular instrument. Students will have opportunities to reinforce ensemble skills as well as broaden their knowledge of music through the study and performance of music from a variety of musical eras and cultures, traditional and contemporary. All students in this ensemble are required to participate in two or three performances each year, most notably the evening Holiday and Spring concerts as well as the Memorial Day and graduation ceremonies. Occasional opportunities to perform at community events may occur. Several after school rehearsals may be required. Students should consider these responsibilities when scheduling this course. Band members may also be eligible to audition for Susquehanna County and Pennsylvania Music Educators Association events (Susquehanna County Band, PMEA Band Fest, Jazz Ensembles, District, Regional and State). Band meets every other day within the 6-day cycle.
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    produced film.
    Theory and Performance of Popular Music:
    Will focus on the analysis of various popular songs from a music theory perspective and the practice of performance. Students will work together to create instrumental and vocal arrangements of popular songs to be performed. There will also be a focus on songwriting and various recording techniques. This course is intended for students with at least a basic proficiency in singing and/or playing a musical instrument. An audition for each student who may be interested is required before they are placed in this class.
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