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World Languages (E, Sr. ELA)

American Sign Language 1 - Course #4170 | Credit (E) | Grade 10-12 | 1.0 Credits
This course has been designed to give students an introduction to American Sign Language (ASL) and the deaf community. Students will learn basic sentence structures and common vocabulary. Students will learn appropriate cultural behaviors as well as study important people and events in deaf history and their impact on society. This course will be conducted predominantly in ASL, a deaf-friendly voice-off environment.

American Sign Language 2 - Course #4171 | Credit (E) | Grade 11, 12 | 1.0 Credits
Prerequisite: American Sign Language 1
This course has been designed to continue students’ use of American Sign Language (ASL) at an intermediate level. The focus shifts toward improving expressive skills and refining receptive skills. Students are expected to use appropriate cultural behaviors. Students will continue to learn about important people and events in deaf history and their impact on society. This course will be conducted predominantly in ASL, a deaf-friendly voice-off environment.

American Sign Language 3 H - Course #4172 | Credit (E, Sr. ELA) | Grade 11, 12 | 1.0 Credits
Prerequisite: American Sign Language 2
This course has been designed to integrate and refine both receptive and expressive features of American Sign Language (ASL). Students will use culturally appropriate behaviors. Students will use higher level thinking skills to increase their understanding of deaf culture as they make comparisons with other cultures in the world. This course will be conducted predominantly in ASL, a deaf-friendly voice-off environment.

American Sign Language 4 H - Course #4174 | Credit (E, Sr. ELA) | Grade 11-12 | 1.0 Credits
Prerequisite: American Sign Language 3H and teacher approval
This is an advanced course designed to enhance students' receptive and expressive fluency through authentic, interactive experiences, including monthly in-class interaction with the Deaf community. Students are expected to develop advanced "tourist" level of fluency and increase proficiency in ASL syntax and depiction structures. Students who haven't already done so will be prepared to pass the "Seal of Biliteracy" assessment. This class ma fill the foreign language requirement at universities in Utah. NCAA approved.

yASL Interactive Lab - Course #4173 | Credit (E) | Grade 10-12 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
In this course, students will be given the opportunity to develop basic communication skills in American Sign Language (ASL) through various avenues of play. No prior experience with ASL is necessary. However, when taken in conjunction with American Sign Language 1, 2 or 3, students will increase their ASL fluency dramatically. This course is a full-immersion experience. Spoken English will only be used when vital.

French 1 4100 - Course #4100 | Credit (E) | Grade 10-12 | 1.0 Credits
This course is designed to teach elementary skills in listening, speaking, reading, and spelling. The curriculum covered in this course will give students the skills to communicate in culturally-appropriate ways in the target language. By the end of this course, student skill level should be at novice-mid level according to the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Language (ACTFL) standards. Students will develop an appreciation for the culture of the countries where the language is spoken.

French 2 - Course #4101 | Credit (E) | Grade 10-12 | 1.0 Credits
Prerequisite: French 1
This course is designed to teach intermediate skills in listening, speaking, reading, and spelling. The curriculum covered in this course will give students the skills to communicate in culturally-appropriate ways in the target language. By the end of this course, student skill level should be at novice-high level according to the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Language (ACTFL) standards. Students will develop an appreciation for the culture of the countries where the language is spoken.

French 3 H - Course #4103 | Credit (E, Sr. ELA) | Grade 10-12 | 1.0 Credits
Prerequisite: French 2
This course is designed to teach intermediate skills in listening, speaking, reading, and spelling. The curriculum covered in this course will give students the skills to communicate in culturally-appropriate ways in the target language. By the end of this course, student skill level should be at intermediate-low level according to the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Language (ACTFL) standards.

French 4 H - Course #4106 | Credit (E, Sr. ELA) | Grade 10-12 | 1.0 Credits
Prerequisite: French 3 H
This course is designed to teach intermediate/advanced skills in listening, speaking, reading, and spelling. The curriculum covered in this course will give students the skills to communicate in culturally-appropriate ways in the target language. By the end of this course, student skill level should be at intermediate-mid level according to the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Language (ACTFL) standards.

French Language AP - Course #4104 | Credit (E, Sr. ELA) | Grade 11, 12 | 1.0 Credits
Prerequisite: French 3 H or Instructor approval
This is an accelerated course designed as a review of grammar, guided and free composition, literature, and conversation skills. University credit can be earned with a successful performance on the Advanced Placement (AP) exam.

German 1 - Course #4120 | Credit (E) | Grade 10-12 | 1.0 Credits
This course is designed to teach elementary skills in listening, speaking, reading, and spelling. The curriculum covered in this course will give students the skills to communicate in culturally-appropriate ways in the target language. By the end of this course, student skill level should be at novice-mid level according to the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Language (ACTFL) standards. Students will develop an appreciation for the culture of the countries where the language is spoken.

German 2 - Course #4121 | Credit (E) | Grade 10-12 | 1.0 Credits
Prerequisite: German 1
This course is designed to teach intermediate skills in listening, speaking, reading, and spelling. The curriculum covered in this course will give students the skills to communicate in culturally-appropriate ways in the target language. By the end of this course, student skill level should be at novice-high level according to the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Language (ACTFL) standards.

German 3 H - Course #4123 | Credit (E) | Grade 10-12 | 1.0 Credits
Prerequisite: German 2
This course is designed to teach intermediate skills in listening, speaking, reading, and spelling. The curriculum covered in this course will give students the skills to communicate in culturally-appropriate ways in the target language. By the end of this course, student skill level should be at intermediate-low level according to the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Language (ACTFL) standards.

German 4 H - Course #4125 | Credit (E, Sr. ELA) | Grade 10-12 | 1.0 Credits
Prerequisite: German 3 H
This course is designed to teach intermediate/advanced skills in listening, speaking, reading, and spelling. The curriculum covered in this course will give students the skills to communicate in culturally-appropriate ways in the target language. By the end of this course, student skill level should be at intermediate-mid level according to the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Language (ACTFL) standards.

Latin 1 - Course #4150 | Credit (E) | Grade 10-12 | 1.0 Credits
This course is designed to teach elementary skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in Latin. The course includes grammar and vocabulary work, concentrating on Latin roots that are the basis for modern English words. The course also includes study into the culture of the ancient Roman civilization from daily life to history, to mythology. Time is spent discussing the heritage from the ancient Romans that lives on in modern societies in their culture and language.

Latin 2 - Course #4151 | Credit (E) | Grade 10-12 | 1.0 Credits
Prerequisite: Latin 1
This course is designed to teach intermediate skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in Latin. The course includes further development of grammar, vocabulary, and etymological (word origin) skills. This course will prepare the students to translate Latin texts. This class will also discuss in further detail the mythology, history, and geography of ancient Rome and the heritage left by that culture.

Latin 3 H - Course #4152 | Credit (E, Sr. ELA) | Grade 10-12 | 1.0 Credits
Prerequisite: Latin 2
This course is designed to teach advanced skills in listening, reading and writing in Latin. The course content includes the development of grammar, and vocabulary, through the translation of Latin texts and guided composition. Students will develop an appreciation for elements in multiple languages that originated from Latin.

Spanish 1 - Course #4180 | Credit (E) | Grade 10-12 | 1.0 Credits
This course is designed to teach elementary skills in listening, speaking, reading, and spelling. The curriculum covered in this course will give students the skills to communicate in culturally-appropriate ways in the target language. By the end of this course, student skill level should be at novice-mid level according to the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Language (ACTFL) standards. Students will develop an appreciation for the culture of the countries where the language is spoken.

Spanish 2 - Course #4181 | Credit (E) | Grade 10-12 | 1.0 Credits
Prerequisite: Spanish 1
This course is designed to teach intermediate skills in listening, speaking, reading, and spelling. The curriculum covered in this course will give students the skills to communicate in culturally-appropriate ways in the target language. By the end of this course, student skill level should be at novice-high level according to the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Language (ACTFL) standards.

Spanish 2 H - Course #4185 | Credit (E) | Grade 10-12 | 1.0 Credits
Prerequisite: Spanish 1
Spanish 2 Honors is designed for students who achieved, at a minimum, a B+ in Spanish 1 and are serious about learning and using Spanish beyond just the classroom. This accelerated course will be taught at a faster pace than a regular Spanish 2 class and will teach students to read, write, listen, and communicate in the target language, with an end goal of achieving Novice High status at the end of the year.

Spanish 3 H - Course #4183 | Credit (E, Sr. ELA) | Grade 10-12 | 1.0 Credits
Prerequisite: Spanish 2
This course is designed to teach advanced skills in listening, speaking, reading, and spelling. The curriculum covered in this course will give students the skills to communicate in culturally-appropriate ways in the target language. By the end of this course, student skill level should be at intermediate-low level according to the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Language (ACTFL) standards.

Spanish 4 H - Course #4186 | Credit (E, Sr. ELA) | Grade 10-12 | 1.0 Credits
Prerequisite: Spanish 3 H
This course is designed to teach listening, speaking, reading, and spelling. The curriculum covered in this course will give students the skills to communicate in culturally-appropriate ways in the target language. By the end of this course, student skill level should be at intermediate-mid level according to the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Language (ACTFL) standards.

Spanish AP - Course #4184 | Credit (E, Sr. ELA) | Grade 10-12 | 1.0 CreditsPrerequisite: Spanish 3 H or Instructor approval
This is an accelerated course designed as a review of grammar, guided and free composition, literature, and conversation skills. University credit can be earned with a successful performance on the Advanced Placement (AP) exam.

Spanish Bridge Course 1: Spanish Popular Culture - Credit (E) | Grade 10-12 | 1.0 Credits
Prerequisite: Spanish AP Language and Culture exam score of 3 or higher
This course considers the role that current film, media, and entertainment play in the Spanish-speaking world. Students in this course will be exposed to the historical and cultural perspectives presented through these media. By the end of this course, students will be able to discuss familiar topics as well as some concrete social, academic, and professional topics. Offered on a 3-year rotation. 3 university credits

Spanish Bridge Course 2: Breaking Down Walls, Building Identities - Credit (E) | Grade 10-12 | 1.0 Credits
Prerequisite: Spanish AP Language and Culture exam score of 3 or higher
This course considers how critical moments of change in the Spanish-speaking world have shaped the present by building new identities. By the end of this course, students will be able to discuss familiar topics as well as some concrete social, academic, and professional topics. Students will utilize interpretive communication skills (listening and reading) in order to speak and write in detail and in an organized way about events and experiences in various time frames, to confidently handle routine situations with an unexpected complication, and to share their point of view in discussions on some complex cultural and historical issues. 3 university credits. Offered on a 3-year rotation.

Spanish for Native Speakers 1 - Course #4187 | Credit (E) | Grade 10-12 | 1.0 Credits
This course is designed to teach elementary academic skills in reading and writing for the native speaker. The course content includes further development of reading and writing skills for students who already have a grasp of the spoken language. Opportunities to share cultural information from countries where Spanish is spoken will be available to students.

Spanish for Native Speakers 2 - Course #4188 | Credit (E) | Grade 10-12 | 1.0 Credits
Prerequisite: Spanish for Native Speakers 1
This course is designed to cover intermediate skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. The course focus includes further development of reading and writing skills for students who already have a strong grasp of the spoken Spanish language.

Chinese 1 - Course #4191 | Credit (E) | Grade 10-12 | 1.0 Credits
This course is designed to introduce students to basic Chinese grammar and a set of vocabulary generally recognized as useful in everyday communication. Using integrated pedagogical and authentic materials, the course adopts a multi-faceted approach to help students gain training in listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in standard Mandarin Chinese. The goal is the ability to communicate in everyday situations. Aspects of Chinese culture are also introduced.

Chinese 2 - Course #4192 | Credit (E) | Grade 10-12 | 1.0 Credits
Prerequisite: Chinese 1
This course is designed for students who are familiar with the Chinese language. They will be introduced to the principles behind the writing system (radicals and phonetics) as well as the written equivalents for the vocabulary they have learned to speak and understand. Using integrated pedagogical and authentic materials, the course adopts a multi-faceted approach to help students gain training in listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in standard Mandarin Chinese. The goal is the ability to communicate in everyday situations. Aspects of Chinese culture are also introduced.

Chinese 3 H - Course #4193 | Credit (E, Sr. ELA) | Grade 10-12 | 1.0 Credits
Prerequisite: Chinese 2
This course is designed to teach advanced skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. The course content includes the development of more abstract vocabulary, simple literature, extemporaneous speaking and conversation, and guided composition. Students will develop an appreciation for the arts and culture of countries where the language is spoken.

Chinese 4 H - Course #4194 | Credit (E, Sr. ELA) | Grade 10-12 | 1.0 Credits
Prerequisite: Chinese 3 H
This course is designed to teach advanced skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. The course content includes the development of more abstract vocabulary, simple literature, extemporaneous speaking and conversation, and guided composition. By the end of this course, student skill level should be at intermediate-mid level according to the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Language (ACTFL) Standards.

Chinese Language and Culture AP - Course #4195 | Credit (E, Sr. ELA) | Grade 10-12 | 1.0 Credits
Prerequisite: Chinese 4 H or Instructor approval
The Chinese Language and Culture course is designed to be comparable to fourth semester college/university courses in Mandarin Chinese. This course prepares students to demonstrate their level of Chinese proficiency across the three communicative modes (Interpersonal, Interpretive, and Presentational) and the five goal area (Communication, Cultures, Connections, Comparisons, and Communities) as outlined in the Standards for Foreign Language learning in the 21st Century. Its aim is to provide students with ongoing and varied opportunities to further develop their proficiencies across the full range of language skills within a cultural frame of reference reflective of the richness of Chinese language and culture. University credit may be earned with a successful performance on the Advanced Placement (AP) exam.


LEGEND (Credit)

A = Fine Arts
AAF-M = Applied, Advanced Foundation Math
AAF-S = Applied, Advanced Foundation Science
BS = Biological Science
CS = Chemistry Science
DS = Digital Studies
CTE = Career and Technical Education
E = Electives
ES = Earth Science
F = Financial Literacy
WG = World Geography
HE = Health Education

ILA = Individual Lifetime Activities
ELA = English Language Arts
FL = Fitness for Life
M = Mathematics
PS = Physical Science
PST = Participation Skills & Techniques
Sr. ELA= Senior English Language Arts
S = Foundation/Core Science
WH = World History
USH = US History
USGC = US Government & Citizenship

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