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Ms.

Adeline Atkins
Ms. Mary Donnelly
Ms. Kim Serpe
(1*/,6+ District Chairs

SAT/ACT STRATEGIES Semester Course BROADCASTING COMMUNICATIONS II (BC II) Year Course
Grade 11 Unit 1 Unit
This course will focus on the verbal skills essential for success on In this full year course, students will rene and expand skills learned
the SAT and ACT exams, with the ultimate goal of preparing students in BC I, and they will gain advanced instruction in various programming
for the rigors of college-level reading and writing expectations. It is also formats. Additionally, the course will focus on organizational skills, writing
designed to enhance the literacy skills of college-bound students through skills, and professional communication skills. (Mepham only)
the development of critical reading, speed reading and time management Open to Grades 10, 11, 12
techniques.
BROADCASTING COMMUNICATIONS III (BC III) Year Course
VOICES FROM THE PAST: A STUDY Year Course Grades 11, 12 1 Unit
OF GENOCIDE IN HISTORY Unit English BC III will include instruction in advanced production techniques, interview
Grades 10, 11, 12 Unit Social Studies techniques, and graphic design. Students will produce a short lm and
This interdisciplinary course will focus on the Holocaust and other documentary.
past and present examples of genocide. Students will use literature,
rst person narratives and historical accounts in order to understand the DRAMA 1 INTRODUCTION TO THEATRE Year Course
causes of genocide, the rise of hate crimes and, most importantly, ways Grade 9 1 Unit
to prevent mans inhumanity to man now and in the future. Students will This course is an introduction to all aspects of theatre, including, theatre
develop an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of individuals, history, basic performance skills, technical theatre, basic production skills,
organizations and governments. This one-period, yearlong course is a and literary analysis. (Calhoun only)
Social Studies and English elective and is open to students in 10th, 11th
and 12th grades. This course is also listed under Social Studies. DRAMA 2 THE ACTOR AND THE DRAMA Year Course
Grade 10 1 Unit
BROADCASTING COMMUNICATIONS I (BC I) Year Course
1 Unit The primary focus is on developing skills and techniques of the actor
and the playwright. Other technical areas are also examined. Investigations
This full year course is an introduction to communication theories into literature and theatre history are ongoing, and continue through 11th
and tools. Students will gain background knowledge of pre-production and 12th grade as well. (Calhoun only)
planning, camera use, lighting, sound recording, and electronic editing.
(Mepham only) DRAMA 3/4 ADVANCED THEATRE SEMINAR Year Course
Grades 11, 12 1 Unit
The concentration in the junior and senior years is on portfolio
development as actors, writers, or technicians. Curriculum is seminar style
and uses a series of rotating components over the two years. Emphasis
is on acting styles in the 11th grade, and basic directing skills in the 12th.
(Calhoun only) This course may be offered for college credit.

TYPICAL PROGRAMS
HONORS LEVEL

GRADE 9 GRADE 10 GRADE 11 GRADE 12


ADVANCED PLACEMENT ADVANCED PLACEMENT
ENGLISH 1H ENGLISH 2H ENGLISH LANGUAGE ENGLISH LITERATURE

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FRESHMAN ENGLISH ENGLISH ENGLISH
SEMINAR ELECTIVES ELECTIVES ELECTIVES

REGENTS LEVEL

GRADE 9 GRADE 10 GRADE 11 GRADE 12


ADVANCED PLACEMENT
ENGLISH 1 ENGLISH 2 ENGLISH 3 ENGLISH LANGUAGE

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FRESHMAN ENGLISH ENGLISH ENGLISH
SEMINAR ELECTIVES ELECTIVES ELECTIVES

ENGLISH 4

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ENGLISH
ELECTIVES

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