Cognitive Skills Students receive individual and small group assistance in their course. The primary focus is for students to develop note taking skills, study skills, and techniques to improve their foundational cognitive skills. Additionally there will be a focus on preparing students for state mandated assessments. The aforementioned will be obtained through direct instruction and with the use of technology.
English I This course exposes students to the various forms of literature. The will include but not be limited to: novels, short stories, essays, and poetry. The stories will discuss universal issues of human nature. Students will have direct instruction on the Modern Language Association format for writing. During this course, students will spend time understanding different literary techniques, learning to pull out the main idea of the work, outlining supporting details, and discussing choices made by the author. Students will be expected to master various forms of communication, both oral and written. Students will also be expected to master structuring an essay, sentence skills, and organization of their writing.
Algebra I This course bridges the gap between concrete ideas of arithmetic and abstract ideas for higher mathematics. This course will dive deep into building a solid foundation for these skills. Student will learn skills around the real number system, signed numbers, algebraic expressions, and solving equations, systems, and inequalities. An introduction of functions is developed and deepened through function notation, graphing, evaluating, operations of functions, and compositions of functions.
Additionally the students will learn how to graph linear equations, what polynomials are, factoring, and solving quadratic equations. Throughout the course, there will be an emphasis on application of these skills and topics
Apex South Absecon Please contact Coach Dane Tabano for any questions Phone: (201) 463-3123