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20-21 High School Courseshttps://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/pagetitles/DispForm.aspx?ID=1https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/pagetitles/DispForm.aspx?ID=1{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}20-21 High School CoursesBeginning with the class of 2010, 220 credit hours must be earned in the areas listed below. Ten credits are equivalent to one full year of credit in a specific subject. Please note that 'Max Fee' represents the maximum fee allowed to be charged by the district for that course. Schools may opt to charge less than the approved maximum. Please check with the school about actual fees for a specific course. Please click on one of the links to the left to see all courses in that content area.

 

 

https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/uhscourses/language-arts/L08https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=74618{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}L089th Grade English Language ArtsNinth Grade English Language Arts focuses on comprehension and composition of informational, literary, and persuasive texts, as well as on speaking, listening, research, and critical reasoning skills. This course exposes students to a variety of texts from American and world cultures. Students read novels, short stories, plays, essays, poems, and nonfiction. Students write in a variety of styles with a focus on structure, vocabulary, and writing mechanics. In addition, students engage in a variety of discussions and oral presentations, as well as research and reasoning tasks, and the research process. 10LA - English 99th;#1 yearLanguage ArtsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/9th%20Grade%20English%20Language%20Arts.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/uhscourses/language-arts/L100https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=75927{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}L100Senior Literature, Composition and CommunicationSenior Literature, Composition and Communication is a year-long course that builds on the skills learned in Eleventh Grade English Language Arts. The course includes the study of literature and nonfiction. Instruction of college preparatory writing techniques is an integral part of the curriculum. Students continue to refine their composition, reading, and speaking skills in a variety of genres and contexts. Higher-level literary and textual analysis is emphasized in class discussion, writing, and oral presentations. Students learn a variety of organizational strategies in writing and speaking as well as learning to speak and write for a variety of audiences and purposes. 10LA - LA Elective12th;#1 yearLanguage ArtsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/Senior%20Literature,%20Composition%20and%20Communication.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/uhscourses/language-arts/L116https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=76277{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}L116CLDE Application and Transition - ENG9Students will develop speaking, listening, reading and writing skills in English that meet or exceed Can Do Descriptors for WIDA Proficiency Levels 1-6, Entering through Reaching. Students will also develop basic technology skills (email, Google apps, etc.) as well as a general understanding of the expectations and requirements of the U.S. high school system, and preparation for post-secondary education and career planning. This course will provide specific support for students within their first and second years of high school. Particular focus will be paid to assisting students to experience success throughout their high school career. 10LA - English 99th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearLanguage ArtsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/ApplicationTransition,%20Eng9.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/uhscourses/language-arts/L117https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=76291{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}L117CLDE Application and Transition - ENG10Students will develop speaking, listening, reading and writing skills in English that meet or exceed Can Do Descriptors for WIDA Proficiency Levels 1-6, Entering through Reaching. Students will also develop basic technology skills (email, Google apps, etc.) as well as a general understanding of the expectations and requirements of the U.S. high school system, and preparation for post-secondary education and career planning. This course will provide specific support for students within their first and second years of high school. Particular focus will be paid to assisting students to experience success throughout their high school career. 8LA - World Lit/Comp9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearLanguage ArtsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/ApplicationTransition,%20Eng10.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/uhscourses/language-arts/L118https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=76292{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}L118CLDE Application and Transition - ENG11Students will develop speaking, listening, reading and writing skills in English that meet or exceed Can Do Descriptors for WIDA Proficiency Levels 1-6, Entering through Reaching. Students will also develop basic technology skills (email, Google apps, etc.) as well as a general understanding of the expectations and requirements of the U.S. high school system, and preparation for post-secondary education and career planning. This course will provide specific support for students within their first and second years of high school. Particular focus will be paid to assisting students to experience success throughout their high school career. 10LA - American Lit/Comp9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearLanguage ArtsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/ApplicationTransition,%20Eng11.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/uhscourses/language-arts/L119https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=76278{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}L119CLDE Introduction and Exploration - ENG9Students will develop speaking, listening, reading and writing skills in English that meet or exceed Can Do Descriptors for WIDA Proficiency Levels 1-6, Entering through Reaching. Students will also develop basic technology skills (email, Google apps, etc.) as well as a general understanding of the expectations and requirements of the U.S. high school system, and preparation for postsecondary education and career planning. This course will provide specific support for students within their first and second years of high school. Particular focus will be paid to assisting students to experience success throughout their high school career. 10LA - English 99th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearLanguage ArtsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/IntroExplore,%20Eng9.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/uhscourses/language-arts/L120https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=76294{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}L120CLDE Introduction and Exploration - ENG10Students will develop speaking, listening, reading and writing skills in English that meet or exceed Can Do Descriptors for WIDA Proficiency Levels 1-6, Entering through Reaching. Students will also develop basic technology skills (email, Google apps, etc.) as well as a general understanding of the expectations and requirements of the U.S. high school system, and preparation for postsecondary education and career planning. This course will provide specific support for students within their first and second years of high school. Particular focus will be paid to assisting students to experience success throughout their high school career. 10LA - World Lit/Comp9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearLanguage ArtsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/IntroExplore,%20Eng10.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/uhscourses/language-arts/L121https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=76295{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}L121CLDE Introduction and Exploration - ENG11Students will develop speaking, listening, reading and writing skills in English that meet or exceed Can Do Descriptors for WIDA Proficiency Levels 1-6, Entering through Reaching. Students will also develop basic technology skills (email, Google apps, etc.) as well as a general understanding of the expectations and requirements of the U.S. high school system, and preparation for postsecondary education and career planning. This course will provide specific support for students within their first and second years of high school. Particular focus will be paid to assisting students to experience success throughout their high school career.10LA - American Lit/Comp9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearLanguage ArtsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/IntroExplore,%20Eng11.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/uhscourses/language-arts/L122https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=76276{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}L122CLDE Academic Support ClassStudents will communicate information, ideas, and concepts necessary for academic success in the content areas of Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies. The teacher will support students individually and in small groups to develop the prerequisite content skills and language forms and functions necessary for graduation and beyond. Through direct language instruction, literacy and math interventions and self-paced learning, ASC will provide a supportive environment in which students will gain the essential skills necessary in support of grade level content area classes.5Language Arts Elective9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterLanguage ArtsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/CLDE-ASC.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/uhscourses/language-arts/L125https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=76279{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}L125CLDE Seminar - COMMThe CLDE Seminar Course is a class that 12th grade students who are on track to graduate will take to help them to complete the CLDE Capstone Pathway towards graduation. This course is designed to specifically support students in meeting the CLDE capstone graduation pathway requirements. Students work independently and as a class to explore the following themes: Identity and Belonging, Global Citizenship, School Success, and Post-Secondary Readiness. All of the work that students complete in this course should be rooted in a perspective of Ethnic Studies, so that students may continue to build pride and self-efficacy in their identity as an Emerging Bilinguals. 10Communications9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearLanguage ArtsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/CLDE-Seminar,%20Comm.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/uhscourses/language-arts/L126https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=76293{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}L126CLDE Seminar - LA ELECThe CLDE Seminar Course is a class that 12th grade students who are on track to graduate will take to help them to complete the CLDE Capstone Pathway towards graduation. This course is designed to specifically support students in meeting the CLDE capstone graduation pathway requirements. Students work independently and as a class to explore the following themes: Identity and Belonging, Global Citizenship, School Success, and Post-Secondary Readiness. All of the work that students complete in this course should be rooted in a perspective of Ethnic Studies, so that students may continue to build pride and self-efficacy in their identity as an Emerging Bilinguals.10LA - LA Elective9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearLanguage ArtsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/CLDE-Seminar,%20LA%20ELEC.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/uhscourses/language-arts/L20https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=74634{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}L2011th Grade English Language ArtsEleventh Grade English Language Arts focuses on comprehension, synthesis, and composition of informative, literary, and argumentative texts, as well as on speaking, listening, research, and critical reasoning skills. This course exposes students to a variety of texts, such as novels, short stories, plays, essays, poems, and nonfiction. Students write with a focus on refining craft and structure for different audiences and purposes. In addition, students engage in discussions and oral presentations. 10LA - American Lit/Comp11th;#1 yearLanguage ArtsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/11th%20Grade%20English%20Language%20Arts.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/uhscourses/language-arts/L27https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=74626{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}L2710th Grade English Language ArtsTenth Grade English Language Arts focuses on comprehension and composition of informative, literary and argumentative texts, as well as on speaking, listening, research, and critical reasoning skills. This course exposes students to a variety of complex texts, such as novels, short stories, plays, essays, poems, and nonfiction. Students write with a focus on the craft and structure of writing for a variety of audiences and purposes. In addition, students engage in discussions and oral presentations. .10LA - World Lit/Comp10th;#1 yearLanguage ArtsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/10th%20Grade%20English%20Language%20Arts.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/uhscourses/language-arts/L31https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=75008{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}L31Communication in SocietyCommunication in Society assists students in learning to improve self-confidence and effectiveness in a wide variety of communication situations. Opportunities are provided to learn about communication in one-to-one and one-to-a-group situations, within small group activities, and within large groups. Areas of communication include self-awareness, relationships, work situations, and the community. Attention focuses on learning speech fundamentals, breaking down the barriers to communication, becoming aware of and expressing ideas and thoughts, problems solving, conflict management, thinking skills, and decision making. Students read, discuss, and critically examine informative/expository resources and literature. 5LA - Communications10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterLanguage ArtsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/Communication%20in%20Society.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/uhscourses/language-arts/L33https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=75113{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}L33Discussion and DebateDiscussion and Debate teaches students the techniques used in argumentation, forms of discussion, and formal debate. Students learn the fundamentals of communication and the psychology of persuasion. Skills practiced in this class are applicable to other classes and to participation in the democratic process in our communities, states, and country. The course is based on strong oral components.5LA - Communications11th;#12th;#1 SemesterLanguage ArtsN/ANo50.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/Discussion%20and%20Debate.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/uhscourses/language-arts/L34https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=75885{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}L34Public SpeakingPublic Speaking teaches students the techniques used in informative and persuasive speaking. Students learn the fundamentals of communication and develop skills in the preparation, organization, and presentation of speeches. Students practice and deliver prepared and impromptu speeches to inform, to persuade, and to entertain. 5LA - Communications10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterLanguage ArtsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/Public%20Speaking.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/uhscourses/language-arts/L91https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=75107{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}L91Digital Narratives: Storytelling in the Modern EraOral storytelling offers opportunities to experience a wealth of cultures, experiences, and lessons. In this tradition, the Digital Storytelling class is designed to give students an opportunity to share their own narratives through multimedia presentations and learn from the experiences of others. A variety of digital formats (still imagery, moving imagery, sound, and text) will be used, in conjunction with students’ voices, to tell cohesive narratives for a variety of purposes. Narrative themes may include: overcoming obstacles, the impacts of drastic transitions, and relevant teen issues.5LA - LA Elective9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterLanguage ArtsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/Digital%20Narratives.docx