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Special Education (SP)

"SP" denotes classes taught in special programs for students under an Individual Education Program (IEP).


7th Grade Mathematics - Course #0564 | Grade 7 | 1.0 Credits
In 7th Grade Mathematics students with disabilities will focus on developing understanding of and applying proportional relationships, developing understanding of operations with rational numbers and working with expressions and linear equations; solving problems involving scale drawings and informal geometric constructions, and working with two- and three- dimensional shapes to solve problems involving area, surface area, and volume; and drawing inferences about populations based on samples.

8th Grade Mathematics - Course #0565 | Grade 8 | 1.0 Credits
In 8th Grade Mathematics students with disabilities will focus on formulating and reasoning about expressions and equations, including modeling and association in bivariate data with a linear equation, and solving linear equations and systems of linear equations; grasping the concept of a function and using functions to describe quantitative relationships; and analyzing two- and three- dimensional space and figures using distance, angle, similarity, and congruence, and understanding, and applying the Pythagorean Theorem.

Adaptive PE (7, 8) - Course #0550 | Grade 7, 8 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
This physical education course is adapted to individual needs of students as determined by the IEP team. This course must be taught by a certified physical education teacher. It fulfills the core requirements of junior high school physical education.

Adaptive PE (9-12) - Course #0532 | Credit (ILA) | Grade 9-12 | 0.5 Credits
This physical education course is adapted to individual needs of students as determined by the IEP team. This course must be taught by a certified physical education teacher. It fulfills the core requirements of high school physical education.

Applied Skills - Course #0533 | Credit (CTE) | Grade 7-12 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
(Note: using this course for math instruction should be done with caution and should be aligned with the student’s IEP).
This course is designed to provide specialized instruction for students with disabilities when applying general curriculum concepts.

Basic Skills - Course #0534 | Credit (E) | Grade 7-12 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
(Note: using this course for math instruction should be done with caution and should be aligned with the student’s IEP).
This course is designed to provide specialized instruction for students with disabilities who require basic general curriculum concepts.

Biology - Course #0517 | Credit (BS) | Grade 9-12 | 1.0 Credits
This course includes the topics of ecosystems, cells, heredity, diversity, organ systems and evolution. Students will explain biological ideas or concepts in their own words, relate them to other topics, and apply them in new contexts. This course is for students with disabilities.

Careers, Career Awareness/Skills - Course #0535 | Credit (E) | Grade 7-12 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
This course is designed to introduce students with disabilities to a variety of career fields. Content may include:  interest inventories, proficiency exams to help identify career fields appropriate to students’ skills and interests, resume writing, interviewing skills, people skills, and other employability skills.

Community Studies - Course #0536 | Credit (E) | Grade 7-12 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
This course is designed to provide specialized instruction for students with disabilities while accessing community resources. This may include public transportation, medical facilities, library, grocery store, recreational facilities, etc. These may be part of transition activities for students with disabilities.

Daily Living Skills 7 - Course #0537.1 | Grade 7 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
This course is designed to provide specialized instruction for students with disabilities in daily living skills.

Daily Living Skills 8 - Course #0537.2 | Grade 8 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
This course is designed to provide specialized instruction for students with disabilities in daily living skills.

Daily Living Skills 9 - Course #0537.3 | Credit (E) | Grade 9 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
This course is designed to provide specialized instruction for students with disabilities in daily living skills.

Daily Living Skills 10 - Course #0537.4 | Credit (E) | Grade 10 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
This course is designed to provide specialized instruction for students with disabilities in daily living skills.

Daily Living Skills 11 - Course #0537.5 | Credit (E) | Grade 11 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
This course is designed to provide specialized instruction for students with disabilities in daily living skills.

Daily Living Skills 12 - Course #0537.6 | Credit (E) | Grade 12 |0 .5/1.0 Credits
This course is designed to provide specialized instruction for students with disabilities in daily living skills.

Directed Studies - Course #0538 | Credit (E) | Grade 7-12 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
This course is designed to provide specialized instruction for targeted, individualized education goals for students with disabilities.

Essential Elements English 7 - Course #0570.1 | Grade 7 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
This course is designed to provide specialized instruction for students with disabilities when applying general curriculum concepts. This course will incorporate the | Grade 7th Grade Essential Elements for English Language Arts including standards for writing, language, speaking, and listening. The Essential Elements are specific statements of knowledge and skills linked to the grade-level expectations identified in the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). The purpose of the Essential Elements is to build a bridge from the CCSS content to academic expectations for students with significant cognitive disabilities. This course will generate a Dynamic Learning Map (DLM) assessment.

Essential Elements English 8 - Course #0570.2 | Grade 8 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
This course is designed to provide specialized instruction for students with disabilities when applying general curriculum concepts. This course will incorporate the | Grade 8th Grade Essential Elements for English Language Arts including standards for writing, language, speaking, and listening.  The Essential Elements are specific statements of knowledge and skills linked to the grade-level expectations identified in the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). The purpose of the Essential Elements is to build a bridge from the CCSS content to academic expectations for students with significant cognitive disabilities. This course will generate a Dynamic Learning Map (DLM) assessment.

Essential Elements English 9 - Course #0570.3 | Credit (E) | Grade 9 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
This course is designed to provide specialized instruction for students with disabilities when applying general curriculum concepts. This course will incorporate the 9th Grade Essential Elements for English Language Arts including standards for writing, language, speaking, and listening. The Essential Elements are specific statements of knowledge and skills linked to the grade-level expectations identified in the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). The purpose of the Essential Elements is to build a bridge from the CCSS content to academic expectations for students with significant cognitive disabilities. This course will generate a Dynamic Learning Map (DLM) assessment.

Essential Elements English 10 - Course #0570.4 | Credit (E) | Grade 10 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
This course is designed to provide specialized instruction for students with disabilities when applying general curriculum concepts.  This course will incorporate the 10th Grade Essential Elements for English Language Arts including standards for writing, language, speaking, and listening.  The Essential Elements are specific statements of knowledge and skills linked to the grade-level expectations identified in the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). The purpose of the Essential Elements is to build a bridge from the CCSS content to academic expectations for students with significant cognitive disabilities. This course will generate a Dynamic Learning Map (DLM) assessment.

Essential Elements English 11 - Course #0570.5 | Credit (E) | Grade 11 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
This course is designed to provide specialized instruction for students with disabilities when applying general curriculum concepts.  This course will incorporate the 11th Grade Essential Elements for English Language Arts including standards for writing, language, speaking, and listening.  The Essential Elements are specific statements of knowledge and skills linked to the grade-level expectations identified in the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). The purpose of the Essential Elements is to build a bridge from the CCSS content to academic expectations for students with significant cognitive disabilities. This course will generate a Dynamic Learning Map (DLM) assessment.

Essential Elements English 12 - Course #0570.6 | Credit (E) | Grade 12 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
This course is designed to provide specialized instruction for students with disabilities when applying general curriculum concepts.  This course will incorporate the 12th Grade Essential Elements for English Language Arts including standards for writing, language, speaking, and listening.  The Essential Elements are specific statements of knowledge and skills linked to the grade-level expectations identified in the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). The purpose of the Essential Elements is to build a bridge from the CCSS content to academic expectations for students with significant cognitive disabilities. This course will generate a Dynamic Learning Map (DLM) assessment.

Essential Elements Math 7 - Course #0572.1 | Grade 7 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
Note:  Using this course for math instruction should be done with caution and should be aligned with the student’s Individualized Education Plan (IEP).
This course will incorporate the 7th Grade Essential Elements for Math Standards including ratios and proportional relationships, the number system, expressions and equations, geometry, statistics, and probability.  The Essential Elements are specific statements of knowledge and skills linked to the grade-level expectations identified in the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). The purpose of the Essential Elements is to build a bridge from the CCSS content to academic expectations for students with significant cognitive disabilities. This course will generate a Dynamic Learning Map (DLM) assessment.

Essential Elements Math 8 - Course #0572.2 | Grade 8 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
Note:  Using this course for math instruction should be done with caution and should be aligned with the student’s Individualized Education Plan (IEP).
This course will incorporate the 8th Grade Essential Elements for Math Standards including the number system, functions, geometry, statistics, and probability.  The Essential Elements are specific statements of knowledge and skills linked to the grade-level expectations identified in the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). The purpose of the Essential Elements is to build a bridge from the CCSS content to academic expectations for students with significant cognitive disabilities.  This course will generate a Dynamic Learning Map (DLM) assessment.

Essential Elements Math 9 - Course #0572.3 | Credit (E) | Grade 9 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
Note:  Using this course for math instruction should be done with caution and should be aligned with the student’s Individualized Education Plan (IEP).
This course will incorporate the 9th Grade Essential Elements for Math Standards including the real number system, number and quantity, algebra, functions, geometry, statistics, and probability.  The Essential Elements are specific statements of knowledge and skills linked to the grade-level expectations identified in the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). The purpose of the Essential Elements is to build a bridge from the CCSS content to academic expectations for students with significant cognitive disabilities. This course will generate a Dynamic Learning Map (DLM) assessment.

Essential Elements Math 10 - Course #0572.4 | Credit (E) | Grade 10 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
Note:  Using this course for math instruction should be done with caution and should be aligned with the student’s Individualized Education Plan (IEP.)
This course will incorporate the 10th Grade Essential Elements for Math Standards including the real number system, number and quantity, algebra functions, geometry, statistics, and probability.  The Essential Elements are specific statements of knowledge and skills linked to the grade-level expectations identified in the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). The purpose of the Essential Elements is to build a bridge from the CCSS content to academic expectations for students with significant cognitive disabilities. This course will generate a Dynamic Learning Map (DLM) assessment.

Essential Elements Math  11 - Course #0572.5 | Credit (E) | Grade 11 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
Note:  Using this course for math instruction should be done with caution and should be aligned with the student’s Individualized Education Plan (IEP)
This course will incorporate the 11th Grade Essential Elements for Math Standards including the real number system, number and quantity, algebra functions, geometry, statistics, and probability.  The Essential Elements are specific statements of knowledge and skills linked to the grade-level expectations identified in the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). The purpose of the Essential Elements is to build a bridge from the CCSS content to academic expectations for students with significant cognitive disabilities. This course will generate a Dynamic Learning Map (DLM) assessment.

Essential Elements Math 12 - Course #0572.6 | Credit (E) | Grade 12 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
Note:  Using this course for math instruction should be done with caution and should be aligned with the student’s Individualized Education Plan (IEP).
This course will incorporate the 12th Grade Essential Elements for Math Standards including the real number system, number and quantity, algebra functions, geometry, statistics, and probability.  The Essential Elements are specific statements of knowledge and skills linked to the grade-level expectations identified in the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). The purpose of the Essential Elements is to build a bridge from the CCSS content to academic expectations for students with significant cognitive disabilities. This course will generate a Dynamic Learning Map (DLM) assessment.

Essential Elements Science - Course #0573 | Credit (E) | Grades 7-12 | 1.0 Credits
This course is designed to provide specialized instruction for students with disabilities aligned to Utah’s alternate standards in Science.  This course will generate a Utah Alternate Assessment (UAA) assessment.

Earth Science - Course #0518| Credit (BS) | Grades 9-12 | 1.0 Credits
This course integrates content from earth, physical, space and life sciences.  Students develop an understanding of interactions and interdependence within and between earth and biological systems, atmospheric systems, water systems, geologic systems, energy systems and space.  This course is for students with disabilities.

Health Ed 1 (7, 8) - Course #0531 | Grades 7,  8 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
This is an introductory required core class for students with disabilities. It provides opportunities for students to develop knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for practicing lifelong, health enhancing behaviors.

Health Ed 2 (9-12) - Course #0530 | Credit (HE) | Grades 9-12 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
Advanced required core curriculum course that builds on the concepts and principles developed in Health 1 for students with disabilities.

Integrated Science  7 - Course #0519 | Grade 7 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
This is a core course for students with disabilities.  It fulfills the requirements for Science for 7th grade students.

Integrated Science 8 - Course #0520 | Grade 8 | 1.0 Credits
This is a core course for students with disabilities.  It fulfills the requirements for Science for 8th grade students.

Job Sampling - Course #0541 | Credit (CTE) | Grades 7-12 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
Students with disabilities will be provided with practical work experiences in various occupations as part of their career exploration.

Job Training - Course #0542 | Credit (CTE) | Grades 7-12 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
Students with disabilities will learn workplace skills through participation in a variety of work experiences.

Language Arts  7 - Course #0500 | Grade 7 | 1.0 Credits
This is a course in reading, writing, and inquiry for students with disabilities that aligns with the 7th Grade Utah English Language Arts (ELA) Core Standards

Language Arts 8 - Course #0501 | Grade 8 | 1.0 Credits
This is a course in reading, writing, and inquiry for students with disabilities that aligns with the 8th Grade Utah English Language Arts (ELA) Core Standards

Language Arts 9 - Course #0502 | Credit (LA) | Grade 9 | 1.0 Credits
This is a course in reading, writing, and inquiry for students with disabilities that aligns with the 9th Grade Utah English Language Arts (ELA) Core Standards

Language Arts 10 - Course #0503 | Credit (LA) | Grade 10 | 1.0 Credits
This is a course in reading, writing, and inquiry for students with disabilities that aligns with the 10th Grade Utah English Language Arts (ELA) Core Standards

Language Arts 11 - Course #0504 | Credit (LA) | Grade 11 | 1.0 Credits
This is a course in reading, writing, and inquiry for students with disabilities that aligns with the 11th Grade Utah English Language Arts (ELA) Core Standards

Language Arts 12 - Course #0505 | Credit (LA) | Grade 12 | 1.0 Credits
This is a course in reading, writing, and inquiry for students with disabilities that aligns with the 12th Grade Utah English Language Arts (ELA) Core Standards

Learning Strategies - Course #0543 | Credit (E) | Grades 7-12 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
This course is designed to provide specialized instruction in which students with disabilities learn and apply strategies while accessing the general curriculum.

Life Skills 7 - Course #0544.1 | Grade 7 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
This course is designed to provide specialized instruction for students with disabilities under the direction of the special educator and/or related service provider.

Life Skills 8 - Course #0544.2 | Grade 8 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
This course is designed to provide specialized instruction for students with disabilities under the direction of the special educator and/or related service provider.

Life Skills 9 - Course #0544.3 | Credit (E) | Grade 9 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
This course is designed to provide specialized instruction for students with disabilities under the direction of the special educator and/or related service provider.

Life Skills 10 - Course #0544.4 | Credit (E) | Grade 10 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
This course is designed to provide specialized instruction for students with disabilities under the direction of the special educator and/or related service provider.

Life Skills 11 - Course #0544.5 | Credit (E) | Grade 11 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
This course is designed to provide specialized instruction for students with disabilities under the direction of the special educator and/or related service provider.

Life Skills 12 - Course #0544.6 | Credit (E) | Grade 12 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
This course is designed to provide specialized instruction for students with disabilities under the direction of the special educator and/or related service provider.

Math of Personal Finance - Course #0574 | Credit (E) | Grades 11, 12 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
Note:  Using this course for math instruction should be done with caution and should be aligned with the student’s Individualized Education Plan (IEP).
This course represents content from mathematics and personal finance that are essential for students who will assume roles as consumers, money managers and members of the global workforce.

Modern Math - Course #0575 | Credit (E) | Grades 11, 12 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
Note:  Using this course for math instruction should be done with caution and should be aligned with the student’s Individualized Education Plan (IEP).
This course introduces students to topics in modern mathematics as they apply to real-world contexts.  The course extends students’ understanding of the mathematics developed in Secondary Math 1.  The course is intended to help students develop an understanding of how mathematics describes and explains the world in which they live.  Students will extend their mathematical literacy, problem-solving skills, and enthusiasm for the power and beauty of mathematics as a tool for quantifying their world.

Secondary Mathematics 1 - Course #0566 | Credit (M) | Grades 9-10 | 1.0 Credits
Prerequisite:  8th Grade Mathematics
Students with disabilities in Secondary Mathematics I will deepen and extend understanding of linear relationships, in part by contrasting them with exponential phenomenon, and in part by applying linear models to data that exhibit a linear trend.  Students will use properties and theorems involving congruent figures to deepen and extend understanding of geometric knowledge.  Algebraic and geometric ideas are tied together.  Students will experience mathematics as a coherent useful and logical subject that makes use of their ability to make sense of problem situations.

Secondary Mathematics 2 - Course #0567 | Credit (M) | Grades 9-11 | 1.0 Credits
Prerequisite:  Secondary Mathematics 1
Students with disabilities in Secondary Mathematics II will focus on quadratic expressions, equations, and functions, extend the set of rational numbers to the set of complex numbers, link probability and data through conditional probability and counting methods, study similarity and right triangle trigonometry, and study circles with their quadratic algebraic representations.

Secondary Mathematics 3 - Course #0568 | Credit (M) | Grades 10-12 | 1.0 Credits
Prerequisite:  Secondary Mathematics 2
Students with disabilities in Secondary Mathematics III will pull together and apply the accumulation of learning they have from previous courses.  They will apply methods from probability and statistics to draw inferences and conclusions from data, expand their repertoire of functions to include polynomial, rational, and radical functions, expand their study of trigonometry to include general triangles, and use functions and geometry to create models and solve contextual problems.

Secondary Reading (7, 8) - Course #0506 | Grades 7,  8 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
This is a course in reading for students with disabilities that targets instruction in reading comprehension, vocabulary and reading skills for reading literary, informational, and functional texts.

Secondary Reading (9-12) - Course #0507 | Credit (E) | Grades 9-12 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
This is a course in reading for students with disabilities that targets instruction in reading comprehension, vocabulary and reading skills for reading literary, informational, and functional texts.

Study Skills - Course #0546 | Credit (E) | Grades 7-12 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
This course is designed to provide specialized instruction in which students with disabilities learn and apply social and academic skills and strategies.  This class may cover:  Organization, time management, stress management, reading strategies, test taking strategies, study, note taking, academic tracking, teamwork, communication and goal setting, learning and interest assessments.

Supplemental Secondary Mathematics - Course #0569 | Credit (E) | Grades 9-12 | 0.5/10 Credits
This course is designed to provide supplemental math instruction to support a core mathematics course.  It should not be taught as a stand-alone course.  The standards of the course are those of the associated core course.

Transition - Course #0547 | Credit (CTE) | Grades 7-12 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
This course is designed to provide specialized instruction to facilitate student achievement of post-secondary goals including post-secondary education, training, employment, independent living and community access.  It is for students with disabilities.

U.S. History 1 (7, 8) - Course #0526 | Grades 7, 8 | 1.0 Credits
This is a core course for students with disabilities.  It fulfills the Social Studies requirements for | Grade 8th grade students.  It involves Exploration through Reconstruction.

U.S. History 2 (9-12) - Course #0524 (USH) | Grades 9-12 | 1.0 Credits
This is a core course for students with disabilities.  It fulfills the Social Studies requirements for | Grade 11th grade students.  It is a survey of American history with an emphasis on post-Reconstruction America (1876-Present), but it also includes a review of the earlier period.

U.S. Government and Citizenship - Course #0529 | Credit (USGC) | Grades 11-12 | 0.5 Credits
This is a core class that is recommended for seniors with a disability.  This course will present the major ideas, protections, privileges, structures, and economic systems that affect the life of a citizen in the United States political system.

Utah Studies - Course #0527 | Grades 7, 8 | 0.5 Credits
This is a core class for 7th grade students with disabilities. It is designed to help students understand the state of Utah at a deeper level by reviewing Utah’s early history and particularly emphasizing Utah from statehood to the present.

World Geography - Course #0525 | Credit (WG) | Grades 9-12 | 1.0 Credits
World Geography studies the earth, its features, and human life.  This is a core course for students with disabilities.  It fulfills the requirements for Social Studies for secondary students with disabilities.

World History 2 (9-12) - Course #0528 | Credit (WH) | Grades 9-12 | 1.0 Credits
This is a core class for 10th grade students with disabilities.  It is designed as a survey class, describing the relationships that have developed over time among major regions of the world:  East Asia, South Asia, Southwest Asia (Middle East), Africa, Europe, North America and Latin America


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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