Independent Living Skills: This class will focus on practical applications of daily living skills, self-help skills, communication, personal management, and commnity skills. Students will build individual skills as well as work in teams/groups to apply independent living skills. Each course, A through D, will progress through the same benchmarks, but with emphasis in different activities.
Life Skills Math: This class will focus on math-related concepts that are used in daily living tasks. Students will build on individual math skills as well as work in teams/groups to apply practical math concepts.
Practical English: This English class will primarily focus on reading comprehension skills in fiction and nonfiction literature, with an emphasis on reading fluency. Vocabulary and writing will be an essential part of creating a mastery of the literature. Students will also focus on spelling and sentence writing skills, which will progress to paragraph and simple essay structures that can be applied to everyday use. Collaborative learning will be enhanced as students work on peer editing and creating personal connections to literature. Computer and technology integration will be an integral part of each unit.