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Middle School English Language Arts (E, ELA)

Creative Writing 1 - Course #4655 | Credit (E) | Grade 8, 9 | 0.5 Credits
This course, based on Utah English Language Arts (ELA) Core Writing Standards, is designed to introduce students to imaginative composition with the writing of personal experiences, character sketches, short fiction, and poetry. Students will have the opportunity to prepare manuscripts for publication, awards, and scholarships.

Debate 1 - Course #1645 | Credit (E) | Grade 8, 9 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
This course, based on Utah English Language Arts (ELA) Core Speaking/Listening and Writing Standards, introduces students to debate, analysis, reasoning, delivery skills, organization, writing techniques, and research. The course also provides opportunities for impromptu speaking, original oratory, extemporaneous speaking, Lincoln-Douglas debate, and student congress.

Journalism 1 - Course #4640 | Credit (E) | Grade 7-9 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
This course, based on Utah English Language Arts (ELA) Core Standards, is designed to introduce students to newspaper writing and reading, with interviewing, writing, and editing emphasized. Students will produce a class newspaper.

Language Arts 7 - Course #4505 | Grade 7 | 1.0 Credits
This course, based on the 7th Grade Utah English Language Arts (ELA) Core Standards, is designed for grade level instruction in reading comprehension, writing, methods of inquiry, and the processes, skills, and strategies of effective communication.

Language Arts 7 – CORE - Course #4499 | Grade 7 | 1.0 Credits
This course, based on the 7th Grade Utah English Language Arts (ELA) Core Standards, is a combination of Language Arts and Reading and follows course descriptions for Language Arts 7 and Reading 7.

Language Arts 7 B – CORE - Course #4500 | Grade 7 | 1.0 Credits
This course is not intended to be taught as a stand-alone course. It is a companion course to course number 4499 Language Arts 7-Core. It is based on the 7th grade Utah ELA Core Standards and follows course descriptions for Language Arts 7 and Reading 7.

Language Arts 7 H - Course #4506 | Grade 7 | 1.0 Credits
Prerequisite: Instructor approval
This course, based on the 7th Grade Utah English Language Arts (ELA) Core Standards, is designed for students who qualify for more advanced instruction in reading comprehension, writing, methods of inquiry, and the processes, skills, and strategies of effective communication.

Language Arts 7H – CORE - Course #4507 | Grade 7 | 1.0 Credits
This course, based on the 7th grade Utah English Language Arts (ELA) Core Standards, is a combination of Honors Language Arts and Honors Reading. It is designed for students who qualify for more advanced instruction in reading comprehension and writing. It follows course descriptions for Language Arts 7H and Reading 7H.

Language Arts 7H B – CORE - Course #4509 | Grade 7 | 1.0 Credits
This course is not intended to be taught as a stand-alone course. It is a companion course to course number 4507 Language Arts 7H-Core. It is based on the 7 th grade Utah ELA Core Standards and follows course descriptions for Language Arts 7H and Reading 7H.

Language Arts 8 - Course #4524 | Grade 8 | 1.0 Credits
This course, based on the 8 th Grade Utah English Language Arts (ELA) Core Standards, is designed for grade-level instruction reading comprehension, writing, methods of inquiry, and the processes, skills, and strategies for effective communication.

Language Arts 8 H - Course #4525 | Grade 8 | 1.0 Credits
Prerequisite: Instructor approval
This course, based on the 8th Grade Utah English Language Arts (ELA) Core Standards, is designed for students who qualify for more advanced instruction in reading comprehension, writing, methods of inquiry, and the processes, skills, and strategies for effective communication.

Language Arts 9 - Course #4542 | Credit (ELA) | Grade 9 | 1.0 Credits
This course, based on the 9th Grade Utah English Language Arts (ELA) Core Standards, is designed for grade level instruction in reading comprehension, writing, methods of inquiry, and the processes, skills, and strategies for effective communication.

Language Arts 9 H - Course #4543 | Credit (ELA) | Grade 9 | 1.0 Credits
Prerequisite: Instructor approval
This course, based on the 9th Grade Utah English Language Arts (ELA) Core Standards, is designed for students who qualify for more advanced instruction in reading comprehension, writing, methods of inquiry, and the processes, skills, and strategies for effective communication.

Reading 7 - Course #4501 | Grade 7 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
Prerequisite: Instructor approval
This course, based on the 7th Grade Utah English Language Arts (ELA) Core Standards, is designed for students requiring basic instruction with targeted reading intervention in reading comprehension, vocabulary, and reading skills to assist striving readers with literary, informational, and functional texts.

Reading 7 H - Course #4503 | Grade 7 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
Prerequisite: Instructor approval
This course, based on the 7th Grade Utah English Language Arts (ELA) Core Standards, is designed for students who qualify for more advanced instruction in reading comprehension, vocabulary, and reading skills for reading above grade-level literary, informational, and functional texts.

Reading 8 - Course #4520 | Grade 8 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
Prerequisite: Instructor approval
This course, based on the 8th Grade Utah English Language Arts (ELA) Core Standards, is designed for students requiring basic instruction with targeted intervention in reading comprehension, vocabulary, and reading skills, to assist striving readers with literary, informational, and functional texts.

Reading 8 H - Course #4522 | Grade 8 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
Prerequisite: Instructor approval
This course, based on the 8th Grade Utah English Language Arts (ELA) Core Standards, is designed for students who qualify for more advanced instruction in reading comprehension, vocabulary, and reading skills for reading above grade-level literary, informational, and functional texts.

Secondary Reading - Course #4699 | Credit (E) | Grade 9 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
Prerequisite: Instructor approval
This course is designed to help struggling readers in high school. This course will implement the Utah Core reading standards for both informational and literary text through a focus on improving reading comprehension, decoding, fluency, annotation, and close reading skills.


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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