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Basic English Language Arts I

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Basic English Language Arts I ...

    Secondary Course Description

    Skills Checklists

Special recognition and appreciation to the committee who worked so diligently to develop

    this guide:

    Jill BakerFacilitator

    Cheryl BrickenFacilitator

    Sherrilyn BlaseSan Angelo ISD

    Martha ChitseySmall Schools Coop

    Laura GonzalesBrady ISD

    Cheryl GrenwelgeSan Angelo ISD

    James HolderBrownwood ISD

    Cindy LubkeSan Angelo ISD

    Angela TaylorChristoval ISD

    BrandeeYorkSmall Schools Coop

The skills checklists are for use in developing IEP objectives and goals for your students as

    well as in the course choice decision-making process. The intention of the checklists is to

    give you an easily accessible tool that facilitates choosing the correct course to meet the

    students needs then immediately choose the skills to incorporate into writing the IEP

    objectives and goals. Each high school will receive a laminated set of cards and a black line

    master for additional copies as the need arises.

    1

    Secondary Course Description

    Skills Checklists

    Basic English Language Arts I Basic English Language Arts II

    ? Vocabulary Development: ? Vocabulary Development: o Context Clues o Context Clues o Interpreting Idioms o Denotative meanings o Interpreting Multiple Meaning Words o Connotative meanings o Interpreting Analogies o Interpreting Idioms o Derivatives o Multiple Meaning Words o Root words o Analogies o Affixes o Derivatives

    o Root words ? Reading Comprehension

    o Affixes o Cause and Effect

    o Main Idea ? Reading Comprehension o Supporting Ideas o Cause and Effect o Paraphrase o Main Idea o Summarize o Supporting Ideas o Chronology o Paraphrase o Inferences o Summarize o Conclusions o Text structures o Generalizations o Inferences o Fact and Opinion o Conclusions o Graphic Organizers o Generalizations

    o Fact and Opinion ? Literary Concepts

    o Graphic Organizers o Characters

    ? Traits ? Literary Response

    ? Motivations o Defend response

    ? Point of View o Defend interpretation

    ? Conflicts ? Literary Concepts

    ? Changes o Characters o Plot ? Traits o Setting ? Motivations o Resolution ? Point of View o Style ? Conflicts o Tone ? Changes o Mood o Compare and Contrast o Purpose ? Themes

    ? Authors ? Conflicts o Perspective ? Allusions o Point of View o Plot

    o Literary Forms o Setting

    o Resolution

    o Style

    o Tone

    o Mood

    o Purpose

    ? Authors

    o Perspective

    o Point of View

    ? Writing

    o Forms

    o Style and Voice

    o Writing process

    o Writing evaluation

    ? Grammar/Usage/Mechanics

    2

    Secondary Course Description

    Skills Checklists

    Basic English Language Arts III Basic English Language Arts IV

    ? Vocabulary Development: ? Vocabulary Development: o Context Clues o Context Clues o Denotative meanings o Denotative meanings o Connotative meanings o Connotative meanings o Interpreting Idioms o Interpreting Idioms o Multiple Meaning Words o Multiple Meaning Words o Analogies o Analogies o Derivatives o Derivatives o Root words o Root words o Affixes o Affixes

    ? Reading Comprehension ? Reading Comprehension o Cause and Effect o Cause and Effect o Main Idea o Main Idea o Supporting Ideas o Supporting Ideas o Paraphrase o Paraphrase o Summarize o Summarize o Text structures o Text structures o Inferences o Inferences o Conclusions o Conclusions o Generalizations o Generalizations o Fact and Opinion o Fact and Opinion o Graphic Organizers o Graphic Organizers

    ? Literary Response ? Literary Response o Defend, clarify, and negotiate response o Defend, clarify, and negotiate

    and interpretation response and interpretation

    ? Literary Concepts ? Literary Concepts o Characters o Characters

    ? Traits ? Traits

    ? Motivations ? Motivations

    ? Point of View ? Point of View

    ? Conflicts ? Conflicts

    ? Changes ? Changes o Compare and Contrast o Compare and Contrast

    ? Themes ? Themes

    ? Conflicts ? Conflicts

    ? Allusions ? Allusions o Plot o Plot o Literary Forms o Literary Forms/Genres o Setting o Setting o Resolution o Resolution o Style o Style o Tone o Tone o Mood o Mood o Purpose o Purpose

    ? Authors ? Authors

    o Perspective o Perspective o Point of View o Point of View

    ? Writing ? Writing

    o Forms o Forms o Style and Voice o Style and Voice o Writing process o Writing process o Writing evaluation o Writing evaluation

    ? Grammar/Usage/Mechanics ? Grammar/Usage/Mechanics

    3

    Secondary Course Description

    Skills Checklists

    Applied Communication I Basic Reading Improvement I

    ? Expressive Language ? Vocabulary Development: o Demands o Context Clues o Needs o Interpreting Idioms o Make inquires o Interpreting Multiple Meaning Words

    o Social appropriateness o Interpreting Analogies

    o Derivatives ? Receptive Language

    o Root words o Understands oral, written, or symbolic

    o Affixes communication

    o Follows directions ? Reading Comprehension o Follow environmental cues/prompts o Cause and Effect

    o Main Idea o Understand generalizations in o Supporting Ideas real-life context o Paraphrase Applied Communications II o Summarize ? Community Language o Chronology o Recognize and Comprehend survival o Inferences language and signs o Conclusions o Community -based field trips o Generalizations ? Employability o Fact and Opinion o Explore Job related language o Graphic Organizers

    ? Employment services ? Literary Concepts

    ? Interpersonal skills o Characters

    ? Job search ? Traits

    ? Application process ? Motivations

    ? Point of View Applied Communications III ? Conflicts ? Employment Language ? Changes o Community-based instruction o Plot o Simulation o Setting o Mentorships o Resolution ? Independent Living Language o Style o Community-based instruction o Tone o Maintaining household o Mood ? Utilities o Purpose ? Food/grocery ? Authors ? Transportation o Perspective ? Entertainment o Point of View ? Laundry

    o Medical

    Applied Communications IV

    ? Employment Language

    o Community-based instruction

    o Simulation

    o Mentorships

    ? Independent Living Language

    o On the job training

    o Maintaining household

    o Utilities

    o Food/grocery

    o Transportation

    o Entertainment

    o Laundry

    4

    Secondary Course Description

    Skills Checklists

    Basic Reading Improvement II Basic Reading Improvement III

    ? Vocabulary Development: ? Vocabulary Development: o Context Clues o Context Clues o Interpreting Idioms o Interpreting Idioms o Interpreting Multiple Meaning Words o Interpreting Multiple Meaning Words

    o Interpreting Analogies o Interpreting Analogies o Derivatives o Derivatives o Root words o Root words o Affixes o Affixes

    ? Reading Comprehension ? Reading Comprehension o Cause and Effect o Cause and Effect o Main Idea o Main Idea o Supporting Ideas o Supporting Ideas o Paraphrase o Paraphrase o Summarize o Summarize o Chronology o Chronology o Inferences o Inferences o Conclusions o Conclusions o Generalizations o Generalizations o Fact and Opinion o Fact and Opinion o Graphic Organizers o Graphic Organizers

    ? Literary Concepts ? Literary Concepts o Characters o Characters

    ? Traits ? Traits

    ? Motivations ? Motivations

    ? Point of View ? Point of View

    ? Conflicts ? Conflicts

    ? Changes ? Changes o Plot o Plot o Setting o Setting o Resolution o Resolution o Style o Style o Tone o Tone o Mood o Mood o Purpose o Purpose

    ? Authors ? Authors

    o Perspective o Perspective o Point of View o Point of View

    5

    Secondary Course Description

    Skills Checklists

Basic Communication Applications Basic Business Computer Information

     Systems

     Communication in daily interactions ?

    ? Technology Applications ? Components of communication process o Word processing ? Oral language characteristics o Spreadsheet ? Non-verbal communicationtypes & effects o Database ? Components of listening process o Desktop publishing

    o Presentation management ? Productive, interpersonal communication o Electronic messaging ? Interpersonal communication characteristics ? Use language appropriately

    ? Critical, reflective, and empathic listening

     ? Appropriate conversation participation ? Appropriate verbal, non-verbal, and listening strategies in groups

    ? Parliamentary procedure

    ? Analyze audience, purpose, and occasion

    ? Choosing and limiting topics

    ? Choosing and limiting purpose

    ? Speech form

    ? Speech form characteristics

    ? Use language clearly and appropriately

    ? Critical listening skills

     Applied Keyboarding

    ? Recognition of communication devices

    ? Basic operation of computer/assistive

    device/keyboard

    ? Fluency with keyboard

    ? Apply simple word processing skills

    6

Secondary Course Description

    Skills Checklists

    Basic World Geography Basic World History

    ? Use geographic tools to interpret data ? Geographical context ? Geographical factors impact on historical ? Relationship of present to past events ? Fall of the Roman empire ? Migration ? European Renaissance ? Immigration ? Reformation era ? Landforms ? European expansion cause and effect ? Climates ? Major civilization developments ? Ecosystems ? Imperialism ? Economic systems ? Totalitarianism ? Population growth ? Neolithic Agricultural revolution ? Modernization ? Origins of contemporary economic systems ? Settlement ? Democratic and republican government ? Cultural patterns evolution ? Characteristics of economic systems ? Religious and philosophical traditions ? Distribution of economic systems ? Arts ? Political, economic, and social processes ? Women, children, and family roles in historic ? Connections and interdependency of people, cultures places, and environments ? Mathematical discoveries ? Organizing information/technology ? Technological innovations

    ? Scientific discoveries

    ? Impact of geographical factors on historical

    events

    ? Migration

    ? Immigration

    ? Population growth

    ? Modernization

    ? Organizing information

    ? Communication in written, oral, and visual

    forms

    7

    Secondary Course Description

    Skills Checklists

    Basic United States History Basic United States Government

     ? Foundations of representative government ? Beliefs and Principles reflected in the U. S. ? Historical points of reference Constitution

    ? Political issues ? Constitution change process and Amendments ? Roles of government ? National and state governments ? Economic development/issues ? Rights and responsibilities of citizens ? Emergence of U. S. as world power ? Importance of expression of different points of

    ? 1920s individuals, events, and issues view

    ? National and international conflicts economic ? Reform and third party movements

    effects, and decisions ? Efforts to expand the democratic process ? Impact of geographical factors on historical ? Roles played by individuals, political parties, events interest groups, and the media ? Science and technology ? Importance of regions and places ? Migration ? National policies influences on trade and

    ? Immigration culture

    ? Population growth ? Federalism

    ? Modernization ? Personal and Civic responsibility ? Political economic, and social changes ? Organizing information/technology ? Reform and third party movements ? Civil Rights movement

    ? Cultural and group identity

    ? Cultural and group contributions

    ? Constitutional issues

    ? Organizing information/technology

    8

    Secondary Course Description

    Skills Checklists

    Basic Economics Applied Consumer Economics

     I

    ? Consumer rights and responsibilities ? Consumer Awareness

    o Purchasing goods and services ? Business rights and responsibilities

    o Taxes ? Property rights

    o Credit ? U. S. free enterprise system o General money management ? Concepts of scarcity and opportunity costs o Accessing consumer services ? Circular flow model of economy o Accessing emergency services ? Supply, demand, and price o Knowledge of choices and scarcity ? Financial institution roles II ? Business ownership types ? Community-based Awareness ? Market structure types o Purchasing goods and services ? Traditional, command, and market systems o Taxes ? Consumer economics o Credit ? Geographic factors economic production o General money management ? International trade reasons/importance o Accessing consumer services ? Free trade/trade barriers o Accessing emergency services ? Role of government o Knowledge of choices and scarcity ? Economic growth, freedom, security, equity, o Role of banking and efficiency o Supply and demand ? Local, state, national fiscal policy o Newspaper skills ? Federal Reserve System o Transportation ? Economic concepts in historic documents III ? Societal values effect on economy ? Employment and Independent living ? Cultural impact on economic development o Purchasing goods and services ? Organizing information/technology o Taxes ? Communication in written, oral, and visual o Credit forms o General money management ? Problem solving/decision making o Accessing consumer services ? Working with others in a variety of situations o Accessing emergency services

    ? Science and Technology influences o Newspaper Skill

    ? Scientific discovery and technological o Transportation

    innovations o Locally available government

    programs o Citizenship

    o Budget

    IV

    ? Application of employment and independent

    living

    o Consumer protection service

    ? Need and use of legal aide

    ? Newspaper skill

    ? Awareness of inappropriate

    solicitation

    ? Awareness of banking system

    ? Saving, investing, borrowing

    ? Credit

    ? General money management

    9

    Secondary Course Description

    Skills Checklists

    Applied Community Citizenship Applied Community Skills

     I I

    ? Focus on home, school, and community

    interaction ? Focus on citizenship in the home, school, and o Accessing emergency services community o Appropriate use of telephone o Rights, privileges, and responsibility o Public services available of students o Ability to communicate ones’ needs ? Voting

    ? Laws II

    ? Consequences of unlawful ? Focus on interactive Community skills

    behavior, honesty, integrity o Interactive relationship between

    student and community II

    ? Voluntary organizations ? Focus on citizenship in community

    ? Public service o Rights, privileges, and responsibility

    ? Availability of community of students

    activities ? Voting

    o Expose students to real world ? Laws

    experiences ? Consequences of unlawful

    behavior, honesty, integrity ? Transportation o Volunteerism ? Directionality o Awareness of city government ? Local landmarks

    III III/IV ? Focus on citizenship within employment ? Focus on interactive employment and o Responsibilities community skills o Proper work ethic o Interactive relationship between o Interpersonal skills student and community o Awareness of consequences of ? Voluntary organizations inappropriate behavior ? Public service

    IV ? Availability of community ? Focus on citizenship within employment activities o Responsibilities o Expose students to real world o Proper work ethic experiences o Interpersonal skills ? Transportation o Awareness of consequences of ? Directionality inappropriate behavior ? Local landmarks o Role of student within organization ? Access to businesses o Teamwork ? Access to community

     services

    ? Access to community

    resources

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