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2023-2024 Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Catalog
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TS 86 - Language Arts in Science Level 6

Credits: 5-10
Introduces Level 6 students to the basic principles of science through reading and writing. Also introduces students to the history and nature of science. Students explore the fundamental concepts of life, physics, chemistry, astronomy or earth science. Students who successfully complete this course earn High School 21+ credits in science OR lab science.

Enrollment Requirement: Appropriate placement and instructor consent.

Course Fee: $3.00

Course Outcomes:
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:

  1. Determine the central ideas or conclusions of a text.
  2. Summarize complex concepts, processes, or information presented in a text by paraphrasing them in simpler but still accurate terms.
  3. Analyze a complex set of ideas or sequence of events and explain how specific individuals, ideas, or events interact and develop over the course of the text.
  4. Analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of the structure an author uses in his or her exposition or argument, including whether the structure makes points clear, convincing, and engaging.
  5. Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively) as well as in words in order to address a question or solve a problem.
  6. Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
  7. Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question) or solve a problem; narrow or broaden the inquiry when appropriate; synthesize multiple sources on the subject, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation.
  8. Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
  9. Analyze and report on data gained from direct interaction with the material world, or with data drawn from the material world, using the tools, data collection techniques, models and theories of science.

Program Outcomes
  1. Demonstrate college-ready level reading, writing, digital literacy, and communication skills in social studies, literature, and science.
  2. Demonstrate competency in college-ready level mathematics.
  3. Demonstrate the skills necessary for successful transition to college credit courses and/or living wage employment.


College-wide Outcomes
  • Responsibility - Responsibility encompasses those behaviors and dispositions necessary for students to be effective members of a community. This outcome is designed to help students recognize the value of a commitment to those responsibilities which will enable them to work successfully individually and with others.
  • Written Communication - Written Communication encompasses all the abilities necessary for effective expression of thoughts, feelings, and ideas in written form.



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