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  • BILINGUAL AMERICAN HISTORY (FALL)
    Offered: Semester course. Students will review, analyze and interpret the
    various forces and values that have shaped and continue to influence
    behavior and events in American history. Students are expected to complete
    a research project or paper. This course fulfills the American History
    graduation requirement.
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 11-12
    PREREQUISITE: Students must be enrolled in ELL English 1-4.
    COREQUISITES: If you BILINGUAL AMERICAN HISTORY (FALL), you must
    also take BILINGUAL AMERICAN HISTORY (SPRING).
    If you take BILINGUAL AMERICAN HISTORY (FALL), you must also take
    CONSTITUTION TEST (FALL).
    FEES: None

     

    BILINGUAL AMERICAN HISTORY (SPRING)
    Offered: Semester course. Students will review, analyze and interpret the
    various forces and values that have shaped and continue to influence
    behavior and events in American history. Students are expected to complete
    a research project or paper. This course fulfills the American History
    graduation requirement.
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 11-12
    PREREQUISITE: Students must be enrolled in ELL English 1-4.
    COREQUISITES: If you take BILINGUAL AMERICAN HISTORY (SPRING),
    you must also take BILINGUAL AMERICAN HISTORY (FALL).
    FEES: None

     

    BILINGUAL BIOLOGY (FALL)
    Offered: Semester course. Students will develop an understanding of the
    principal laws that govern the existence of all life. Student work emphasizes
    experimentation, accurate observation and analysis of experimental data.
    Concepts include: problem solving, cellular biology, biochemistry, ecology,
    evolution, reproduction, heredity, as well as plant and animal physiology.
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Core GRADE: 10-12
    PREREQUISITE: Students must be enrolled in ELL English 1-4.
    COREQUISITES: If you take BILINGUAL BIOLOGY (FALL), you must also
    take BILINGUAL BIOLOGY (SPRING).
    FEES: $10.00

     

    BILINGUAL BIOLOGY (SPRING)
    Offered: Semester course. Students will develop an understanding of the
    principal laws that govern the existence of all life. Student work emphasizes
    experimentation, accurate observation and analysis of experimental data.
    Concepts include: problem solving, cellular biology, biochemistry, ecology,
    evolution, reproduction, heredity, as well as plant and animal physiology.
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Core GRADE: 10-12
    PREREQUISITE: Students must be enrolled in ELL English 1-4.
    COREQUISITES: If you take BILINGUAL BIOLOGY (SPRING), you must also
    take BILINGUAL BIOLOGY (FALL).
    FEES: $10.00

     

    BILINGUAL CHEMISTRY (FALL)
    Offered: Semester course. In this course, students will learn the principles
    that underlie chemical changes and their theoretical applications. Laboratory
    work emphasizes techniques of observation, analysis of data and formation
    of conclusions based on data. A scientific calculator is essential. This course
    is accepted for college preparation in laboratory science.
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Core GRADE: 10-12
    PREREQUISITE: Students must be enrolled in ELL English 1-4 and must
    have completed Biology and Integrated Mathematics 1.
    COREQUISITES: If you take BILINGUAL CHEMISTRY (FALL), you must also
    take BILINGUAL CHEMISTRY (SPRING).
    FEES: $10.00

     

    BILINGUAL CHEMISTRY (SPRING)
    Offered: Semester course. In this course, students will learn the principles
    that underlie chemical changes and their theoretical applications. Laboratory
    work emphasizes techniques of observation, analysis of data and formation
    of conclusions based on data. A scientific calculator is essential. This course
    is accepted for college preparation in laboratory science.
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Core GRADE: 10-12
    PREREQUISITE: Students must be enrolled in ELL English 1-4 and must
    have completed Biology and Integrated Mathematics 1.
    COREQUISITES: If you take BILINGUAL CHEMISTRY (SPRING), you must
    also take BILINGUAL CHEMISTRY (FALL).
    FEES: $10.00

     

    BILINGUAL CONSUMER EDUCATION (FALL)
    Offered: Semester course. Students will learn the consumer education topics
    required under Illinois Senate Bill 977. This course fulfills the Consumer
    Education graduation requirement.
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 12
    PREREQUISITE: Students must be enrolled in ELL English 1-4.
    COREQUISITES: None
    FEES: None

     

    BILINGUAL CONSUMER EDUCATION (SPRING)
    Offered: Semester course. Students will learn the consumer education topics
    required under Illinois Senate Bill 977. This course fulfills the Consumer
    Education graduation requirement.
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 12
    PREREQUISITE: Students must be enrolled in ELL English 1-4.
    COREQUISITES: None
    FEES: None

     

    BILINGUAL EARTH SCIENCE (FALL)
    Offered: Semester course. Students enrolled in this course will study man’s
    physical environment. Student work focuses on the study of minerals, rocks,
    volcanoes, seismology, plate tectonics, hydrology, meteorology, Earth’s
    history and interpreting data. This course is accepted for college preparation
    in laboratory science.
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Core GRADE: 10-12
    PREREQUISITE: Completion of Biology. Students must be enrolled in ELL
    English 1-4.
    COREQUISITES: If you take BILINGUAL EARTH SCIENCE (FALL), you must
    also take BILINGUAL EARTH SCIENCE (SPRING).
    FEES: $10.00

     

    BILINGUAL EARTH SCIENCE (SPRING)
    Offered: Semester course. Students enrolled in this course will study man’s
    physical environment. Student work focuses on the study of minerals, rocks,
    volcanoes, seismology, plate tectonics, hydrology, meteorology, Earth’s
    history and interpreting data. This course is accepted for college preparation
    in laboratory science.
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Core GRADE: 10-12
    PREREQUISITE: Completion of Biology. Students must be enrolled in ELL
    English 1-4.
    COREQUISITES: If you take BILINGUAL EARTH SCIENCE (SPRING), you
    must also take BILINGUAL EARTH SCIENCE (FALL).
    FEES: $10.00

     

    BILINGUAL HEALTH (FALL)
    Offered: Semester course. For: 9th or administrative approval. This course
    will help students to view health as a way of life. This course covers the
    following state-mandated topics: consumer health, dental health, drug use
    and abuse, human growth and development, mental health and illness and
    environmental concerns. Additional topics include nutrition, fitness, personal
    care, abstinence, prevention, detection and control of communicable
    diseases as well as disaster and safety skills. This course is required for
    graduation.
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 9
    PREREQUISITE: Students must be enrolled in ELL English 1-4.
    COREQUISITES: None
    FEES: None

     

    BILINGUAL HEALTH (SPRING)
    Offered: Semester course. For: 9th or administrative approval. This course
    will help students to view health as a way of life. This course covers the
    following state-mandated topics: consumer health, dental health, drug use
    and abuse, human growth and development, mental health and illness and
    environmental concerns. Additional topics include nutrition, fitness, personal
    care, abstinence, prevention, detection and control of communicable
    diseases as well as disaster and safety skills. This course is required for
    graduation.
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 9
    PREREQUISITE: Students must be enrolled in ELL English 1-4.
    COREQUISITES: None
    FEES: None

     

    BILINGUAL INTEGRATED MATHEMATICS 1 (FALL)
    Offered: Semester course. Required Textbook: Pearson Integrated
    Mathematics 1 (2014) Students in this course study; expressions,
    introduction to functions and interpreting functions, linear relationships and
    modeling linear functions, congruence of geometry, systems of equations,
    inferential statistics, exponential functions, and comparing exponential
    functions and linear functions by modeling
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Core GRADE: 9
    PREREQUISITE: Students must be enrolled in ELL English 1-4.
    COREQUISITES: If you take BILINGUAL INTEGRATED MATHEMATICS 1
    (FALL), you must also take BILINGUAL INTEGRATED MATHEMATICS 1
    (SPRING).
    FEES: None

     

    BILINGUAL INTEGRATED MATHEMATICS 1 (SPRING)
    Offered: Semester course. Required Textbook: Pearson Integrated
    Mathematics 1 (2014) Students in this course study; expressions,
    introduction to functions and interpreting functions, linear relationships and
    modeling linear functions, congruence of geometry, systems of equations,
    inferential statistics, exponential functions, and comparing exponential
    functions and linear functions by modeling
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Core GRADE: 9
    PREREQUISITE: Students must be enrolled in ELL English 1-4.
    COREQUISITES: If you take BILINGUAL INTEGRATED MATHEMATICS 1
    (SPRING), you must also take BILINGUAL INTEGRATED MATHEMATICS 1
    (FALL).
    FEES: None

     

    BILINGUAL INTEGRATED MATHEMATICS 2 (FALL)
    Offered: Semester course. Required Textbook: Pearson Integrated
    Mathematics 2 (2014) Students in this course study; extending the
    number system, working with quadratic equations representations of
    quadratic equations, quadratic functions and modeling, geometric
    similarities, right triangles and trigonometry, probability, and circles.
    Integrated 2 is generally required for college admission.
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 10-12
    PREREQUISITE: Students must be enrolled in ELL English 1-4. Students
    must have completed BILINGUAL INTEGRATED MATHEMATICS 1.
    COREQUISITES: If you take BILINGUAL INTEGRATED MATHEMATICS 2
    (FALL), you must also take BILINGUAL INTEGRATED MATHEMATICS 2
    (SPRING).
    FEES: None

     

    BILINGUAL INTEGRATED MATHEMATICS 2 (SPRING)
    Offered: Semester course. Required Textbook: Pearson Integrated
    Mathematics 2 (2014) Students in this course study; extending the
    number system, working with quadratic equations representations of
    quadratic equations, quadratic functions and modeling, geometric
    similarities, right triangles and trigonometry, probability, and circles.
    Integrated 2 is generally required for college admission.
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 10-12
    PREREQUISITE: Students must be enrolled in ELL English 1-4. Students
    must have completed BILINGUAL INTEGRATED MATHEMATICS 1.
    COREQUISITES: If you take BILINGUAL INTEGRATED MATHEMATICS 2
    (SPRING), you must also take BILINGUAL INTEGRATED MATHEMATICS 2
    (FALL).

     

    BILINGUAL INTEGRATED MATHEMATICS 3 (FALL)
    Offered: Semester course. Required Textbook: Pearson Integrated
    Mathematics 3 (2014) Students in this course study; Statistics, Geometric
    Proofs, Geometric Modeling, Polynomial Functions, Rational Functions,
    Radicals and Rational Exponentials, Exponential and Logarithmic Functions,
    Trigonometric Functions, and Systems and Comparing Functions. ACT
    Preparation activities are included. A TI-Nspire calculator is required.
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 10-12
    PREREQUISITE: Students must be enrolled in ELL English 1-4. Students
    must have completed BILINGUAL INTEGRATED MATHEMATICS 1 and 2.
    COREQUISITES: If you take BILINGUAL INTEGRATED MATHEMATICS 3
    (FALL), you must also take BILINGUAL INTEGRATED MATHEMATICS 3
    (SPRING).
    FEES: None

     

    BILINGUAL INTEGRATED MATHEMATICS 3 (SPRING)
    Offered: Semester course. Required Textbook: Pearson Integrated
    Mathematics 3 (2014) Students in this course study; Statistics, Geometric
    Proofs, Geometric Modeling, Polynomial Functions, Rational Functions,
    Radicals and Rational Exponentials, Exponential and Logarithmic Functions,
    Trigonometric Functions, and Systems and Comparing Functions. ACT
    Preparation activities are included. A TI-Nspire calculator is required.
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 10-12
    PREREQUISITE: Students must be enrolled in ELL English 1-4. Students
    must have completed BILINGUAL INTEGRATED MATHEMATICS 1 and 2.
    COREQUISITES: If you take BILINGUAL INTEGRATED MATHEMATICS 3
    (SPRING), you must also take BILINGUAL INTEGRATED MATHEMATICS 3
    (FALL).

     

    BILINGUAL LATIN AMERICAN HISTORY (FALL)
    Offered: Semester Course (offered during the fall semester only). Students
    will investigate the history of Latin America, the geography of the region, the
    cultures of that region (both Native American and the hybrid cultures which
    emerged after European settlement), and the relationship of this region to
    the rest of the world. Students will study material from Pre-Columbian times
    to the 20th Century.
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 10-12
    PREREQUISITE: Students must be enrolled in ELL English 1-4.
    COREQUISITES: None
    FEES: None

     

    BILINGUAL MODERN HISTORY (SPRING)
    Offered: Semester Course (offered during the spring semester only)
    Required Textbook: Sherman, Dennis. (2003). Modern World History: The
    Human Journey. Houghton Mifflin In this course students will trace history
    from World War II to the present. World War II, The Cold War, postwar
    independence movements, the Vietnam War, developments in Latin America
    and the Middle East are among the topics covered. This course also
    examines the technological and social changes that have taken place since
    World War II. Students will gain an understanding of how these events and
    changes have shaped the world they now live in.
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 10-12
    PREREQUISITE: Students must be enrolled in ELL English 1-4.
    COREQUISITES: None
    FEES: None

     

    BILINGUAL WORLD HISTORY (FALL)
    Offered: Semester course. Students will trace human development from
    earliest time periods to the Space Age as well as increase their awareness of
    man’s role in the creation of various societies. This course is required by
    most colleges for admission.
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 9
    PREREQUISITE: Enrollment in ELL English 1-4.
    COREQUISITES: If you take BILINGUAL WORLD HISTORY (FALL), you must
    also take BILINGUAL WORLD HISTORY (SPRING).
    FEES: None

     

    BILINGUAL WORLD HISTORY (SPRING)
    Offered: Semester course. Students will trace human development from
    earliest time periods to the Space Age as well as increase their awareness of
    man’s role in the creation of various societies. This course is required by
    most colleges for admission.
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 9
    PREREQUISITE: None
    COREQUISITES: If you take BILINGUAL WORLD HISTORY (SPRING), you
    must also take BILINGUAL WORLD HISTORY (FALL).
    FEES: None

     

    ELL ENGLISH 1A (FALL)
    Offered: Semester course. This course is for students who have minimal
    comprehension of English. Emphasis is on listening, speaking, reading and
    writing. Students enrolled in ELL English 1A are also enrolled in ELL Reading
    1A. This course fulfills one unit of English credit.
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 10-12
    PREREQUISITE: Placement in this course is determined by W-APT/ACCESS
    score.
    COREQUISITES: If you take ELL ENGLISH 1A (FALL), you must also take
    ELL ENGLISH 1B (SPRING).
    If you take ELL ENGLISH 1A (FALL), you must also take ELL READING 1A
    (FALL).
    FEES: None

     

    ELL ENGLISH 1B (SPRING)
    Offered: Semester course. This course is for students who have minimal
    comprehension of English. Emphasis is on listening, speaking, reading and
    writing. Students enrolled in ELL English 1B are also enrolled in ELL Reading
    1B. This course fulfills one unit of English credit.
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 10-12
    PREREQUISITE: Placement in this course is determined by W-APT/ACCESS
    score.
    COREQUISITES: If you take ELL ENGLISH 1B (SPRING), you must also
    take ELL ENGLISH 1A (FALL).
    If you take ELL ENGLISH 1B (SPRING), you must also take ELL READING 1B
    (SPRING).
    FEES: None

     

    ELL ENGLISH 2A (FALL)
    Offered: Semester course. This course is for students who are able to ask
    questions and respond in English, read and comprehend paragraphs, and
    write using simple and some complex sentences. Emphasis is on listening,
    speaking, reading and writing. Students enrolled in ELL English 2A are
    concurrently enrolled in ELL Reading 2A. This course fulfills one unit of
    English credit.
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 10-12
    PREREQUISITE: Placement in this course is determined by W-APT/ACCESS
    score.
    COREQUISITES: If you take ELL ENGLISH 2A (FALL), you must also take
    ELL ENGLISH 2B (SPRING).
    If you take ELL ENGLISH 2A (FALL), you must also take ELL READING 2A
    (FALL).
    FEES: None

     

    ELL ENGLISH 2B (SPRING)
    Offered: Semester course. This course is for students who are able to ask
    questions and respond in English, read and comprehend paragraphs, and
    write using simple and some complex sentences. Emphasis is on listening,
    speaking, reading and writing. Students enrolled in ELL English 2B are
    concurrently enrolled in ELL Reading 2B. This course fulfills one unit of
    English credit.
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 10-12
    PREREQUISITE: Placement in this course is determined by W-APT/ACCESS
    score.
    COREQUISITES: If you take ELL ENGLISH 2B (SPRING), you must also
    take ELL ENGLISH 2A (FALL).
    If you take ELL ENGLISH 2B (SPRING), you must also take ELL READING 2B
    (SPRING).
    FEES: None

     

    ELL ENGLISH 3A (FALL)
    Offered: Semester course. This course is for students who understand and
    participate in everyday English conversation. Continued attention to
    speaking and listening is given. Emphasis is on English language structure.
    Writing is a primary focus. This course fulfills one unit of English credit.
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 10-12
    PREREQUISITE: Placement in this course is determined by W-APT/ACCESS
    score.
    COREQUISITES: If you take ELL ENGLISH 3A (FALL), you must also take
    ELL ENGLISH 3B (SPRING).
    If you take ELL ENGLISH 3A (FALL), you must also take ELL READING 3A
    (FALL).
    FEES: None

     

    ELL ENGLISH 3B (SPRING)
    Offered: Semester course. This course is for students who understand and
    participate in everyday English conversation. Continued attention to
    speaking and listening is given. Emphasis is on English language structure.
    This course fulfills one unit of English credit.
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 10-12
    PREREQUISITE: Placement in this course is determined by W-APT/ACCESS
    score.
    COREQUISITES: If you take ELL ENGLISH 3B (SPRING), you must also
    take ELL ENGLISH 3A (FALL).
    If you take ELL ENGLISH 3B (SPRING), you must also take ELL READING 3B
    (SPRING).
    FEES: None

     

    ELL ENGLISH 4A (FALL)
    Offered: Semester course. This course is for students who understand and
    participate in everyday English conversation as well as in academic settings.
    Students will continue to expand and strengthen their reading, writing,
    speaking and listening skills. This course fulfills one unit of English credit.
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 10-12
    PREREQUISITE: Placement in this course is determined by W-APT/ACCESS
    score.
    COREQUISITES: If you take ELL ENGLISH 4A (FALL), you must also take
    ELL ENGLISH 4B (SPRING).
    FEES: None

     

    ELL ENGLISH 4B (SPRING)
    Offered: Semester course. This course is for students who understand and
    participate in everyday English conversation as well as in academic settings.
    Students will continue to expand and strengthen their reading, writing,
    speaking and listening skills. This course fulfills one unit of English credit.
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 10-12
    PREREQUISITE: Placement in this course is determined by W-APT/ACCESS
    score.
    COREQUISITES: If you take ELL ENGLISH 4B (SPRING), you must also
    take ELL ENGLISH 4A (FALL).
    FEES: None

     

    ELL READING 1A (FALL)
    Offered: Semester course. This course provides students with an intensive
    study of reading and writing skills. Writing skills advance from the sentence
    level to paragraph level and eventually to essays and reports. Adapted
    reading materials are used for identifying main ideas, details as well as
    literal and inferential information.
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 10-12
    PREREQUISITE: Enrollment in ELL English 1A.
    COREQUISITES: If you take ELL READING 1A (FALL), you must also take
    ELL READING 1B (SPRING).
    If you take ELL READING 1A (FALL), you must also take ELL ENGLISH 1A
    (FALL).
    FEES: None

     

    ELL READING 1B (SPRING)
    Offered: Semester course. This course provides students with an intensive
    study of reading and writing skills. Writing skills advance from the sentence
    level to paragraph level and eventually to essays and reports. Adapted
    reading materials are used for identifying main ideas, details as well as
    literal and inferential information.
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 10-12
    PREREQUISITE: Enrollment in ELL English 1B.
    COREQUISITES: If you take ELL READING 1B (SPRING), you must also
    take ELL READING 1A (FALL).
    If you take ELL READING 1B (SPRING), you must also take ELL ENGLISH 1B
    (SPRING).
    FEES: None

     

    ELL READING 2A (FALL)
    Offered: Semester course. This course provides students with a continued
    study of English focusing on reading and writing skills. Students will
    complete four to six leveled readers throughout the year.
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 10-12
    PREREQUISITE: Enrollment in ELL English 2A.
    COREQUISITES: If you take ELL READING 2A (FALL), you must also take
    ELL ENGLISH 2A (FALL).
    If you take ELL READING 2A (FALL), you must also take ELL READING 2B
    (SPRING).
    FEES: None

     

    ELL READING 2B (SPRING)
    Offered: Semester course. This course provides students with a continued
    study of English focusing on reading and writing skills. Students will
    complete four to six leveled readers throughout the year.
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 10-12
    PREREQUISITE: Enrollment in ELL English 2.
    COREQUISITES: If you take ELL READING 2B (SPRING), you must also
    take ELL ENGLISH 2B (SPRING).
    If you take ELL READING 2B (SPRING), you must also take ELL READING 2A
    (FALL).
    FEES: None

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