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20-21 High School Courseshttps://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/pagetitles/DispForm.aspx?ID=1https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/pagetitles/DispForm.aspx?ID=1{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}20-21 High School CoursesBeginning with the class of 2010, 220 credit hours must be earned in the areas listed below. Ten credits are equivalent to one full year of credit in a specific subject. Please note that 'Max Fee' represents the maximum fee allowed to be charged by the district for that course. Schools may opt to charge less than the approved maximum. Please check with the school about actual fees for a specific course. Please click on one of the links to the left to see all courses in that content area.

 

 

https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99261https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99261{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}I49BVSD PIB French 2 wtIn this course students will build a sound foundation in French through structured practice in listening, speaking, reading, and writing activities. The course emphasizes daily participation and regular demonstration of both oral and written proficiency. In addition to expanding on core material presented in French 1, students will master appropriate verbs, grammar structures, idioms, vocabulary, and cultural information necessary to carry out the general communicative functions. This class is taught primarily in French. This course is advanced, and goes beyond curriculum expectations of a standard course offering by increasing depth and complexity. Students will be engaged in dynamic, high‐level learning. The pace of this course may be faster than that of a traditional course. 10World Language9th;#1 yearWorld LanguagesN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/BVSD%20PIB%20French%202%20wt.docx
https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99262https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99262{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}I50BVSD PIB French 3 wtBVSD Pre-IB Latin 3 is a continuation of BVSD Pre-IB Latin 2, and seeks to expand students’ knowledge of Latin language, literature and ancient Roman culture. Students will practice more complex grammar exercises and begin to read more challenging Latin texts. Readings include stories about famous heroes and heroines from both myth and history. Students will read a variety of classical literature. Key methodological tools of the course include expanded study of vocabulary and extensive reading. This course is advanced, and goes beyond curriculum expectations of a standard course by increasing depth and complexity. Students will be engaged in dynamic, high-level learning. The pace of this course may be faster than that of a traditional course. 10World Language9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearWorld LanguagesN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/BVSD%20PIB%20French%203%20wt.docx
https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99268https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99268{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}I45BVSD PIB Spanish 2 wtThis course will build a sound foundation in Spanish language through structured practice in listening, speaking, reading, and writing activities. It is also designed to be the first of several weighted courses leading to IB and AP exams. Students will gain vocabulary on global topics along with the standard Spanish 2 vocabulary through topical readings and varied media sources to increase understanding and communication in Spanish. This course is advanced, and goes beyond curriculum expectations of a standard course by increasing depth and complexity. Students will be engaged in dynamic, high-level learning. The pace of this course may be faster than that of a traditional course. 10World Language9th;#1 yearWorld LanguagesN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/BVSD%20PIB%20Spanish%202%20wt.docx
https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99269https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99269{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}I46BVSD PIB Spanish 3 wtBVSD Pre-IB 3 is a continuation course preparing students for IB and AP exams given in Level 5. Students will continue work in the four basic language skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) but will immerse themselves in grammar. Emphasis will also be placed on conversational skills and reading proficiency. This course is advanced, and goes beyond curriculum expectations of a standard course by increasing depth and complexity. Students will be engaged in dynamic, high-level learning. The pace of this course may be faster than that of a traditional course. 10World Language9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearWorld LanguagesN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/BVSD%20PIB%20Spanish%203%20wt.docx
https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99567https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99567{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}F11French 1Level 1 introduces students to target foreign cultures and to the four basic language skills: listening comprehension, speaking, reading and writing. Students acquire skills through oral repetition, dialogues, short compositions, dictations, reading, and written exercises. For the Novice-Low Range Level, students learn to communicate, comprehend, and present on very familiar topics using isolated words and high frequency phrases in the context of Culture, Connections and Comparisons.10World Language9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearWorld LanguagesN/ANo25.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/French%201.docx
https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99569https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99569{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}F12French 2Level 2 furthers the study of grammar, vocabulary and an understanding of the culture. Students improve listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. Students improve language skills through oral repetition, dialogues, short compositions, dictations, reading, and written exercises. For the Novice-Mid Range Level, students learn to communicate, comprehend, and present in oral and written form on a variety of familiar and predictable topics using isolated words, learned phrases, and learned grammatical structures in the context of Culture, Connections, and Comparisons. 10World Language9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearWorld LanguagesN/ANo25.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/French%202.docx
https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99572https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99572{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}F13French 3Level 3 reviews basic grammatical structures and continues the study of more advanced grammar, vocabulary, and culture. Students further develop skills in understanding reading, speaking, and writing through short stories, poetry, articles, oral presentations, and written exercises when applicable. For the Novice-High Range Level, students learn in oral and written form to participate in and comprehend exchanges and present on a variety of topics using familiar vocabulary and learned grammatical structures in the context of Culture, Connections, and Comparisons.10World Language9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearWorld LanguagesN/ANo25.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/French%203.docx
https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99575https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99575{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}F19French 4 wtLevel 4 explores topics in advanced composition and conversation, with an emphasis on refining and integrating advanced grammar into formal and informal communication. Students develop appropriate language skills required to communicate at a more advanced level. For the Intermediate-Low Range Level, students learn to initiate, sustain and conclude conversations; comprehend spoken or written language; and present on a variety of familiar topics, all using familiar vocabulary and learned grammatical structures in the context of Culture, Connections, and Comparisons. 10World Language9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearWorld LanguagesN/ANo25.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/French%204%20wt.docx
https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99724https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99724{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}F72HS Spanish 2Level 2 furthers the study of grammar, vocabulary and an understanding of the culture. Students improve listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. Students improve language skills through oral repetition, dialogues, short compositions, dictations, reading, and written exercises. For the Novice-Mid Range Level, students learn to communicate, comprehend, and present in oral and written form on a variety of familiar and predictable topics using isolated words, learned phrases, and learned grammatical structures in the context of Culture, Connections, and Comparisons.10World Language9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearWorld LanguagesN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/HS%20Spanish%202.docx
https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99751https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99751{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}I73IB/AP Spanish 5 HL wtThis course provides advanced instruction in Spanish language and culture, and is the culminating class in the Spanish language curricular pathway. It is a continuation of IB Spanish 4 and prepares students for the IB Spanish B Language exam and assessment goals of interactive activities and oral commentary on an image prompt showing an understanding of a particular aspect of Spanish culture. The course, taught exclusively in Spanish explores advanced topics in composition, grammar, and in-depth analysis of challenging literary works and readings from contemporary sources such as magazines, newspapers and articles. Students will develop listening skills from varied authentic media sources and the ability to discuss and present their comprehension of this media in varied presentations. The curriculum not only fulfills the IB syllabus goals, but also equips students for successful completion of the AP Spanish Language and Culture exam. 10World Language11th;#12th;#1 yearWorld LanguagesN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/IB%20AP%20Spanish%205%20wt.docx
https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99770https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99770{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}I51IB French 4 wtThis course, taught exclusively in French, explores the IB core topics of Social Relations, Communication and Media and Global Themes by intensive practice in advanced composition and conversation, with an emphasis on refining and integrating advanced grammar into daily communication. Emphasis will be placed on comprehension of authentic texts genres and visual thematic images and the ability to respond appropriately in varying registers both in writing and orally. Students will develop verb usage, grammatical structures vocabulary, idioms and cultural understanding necessary to communicate in a global society at an advanced level. 10World Language10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearWorld LanguagesN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/IB%20French%204%20wt.docx
https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99771https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99771{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}I71IB/AP French 5 HL wtThis course is a continuation of IB French 4 designed for students who plan to take the IB French Language exam and the AP French exam. This course, taught exclusively in French explores advanced topics in composition, grammar, and in-depth analysis of challenging literary works and readings from contemporary sources such as magazines, newspapers and articles. Students will be expected to understand a variety of listening materials taken from French television and radio programs. Students will develop a portfolio of readings and reports, both oral and written, to develop understanding of a particular aspect of French culture. A major outside project will be required for each semester. Oral proficiency will be evaluated throughout the year as part of the international assessment for the IB Language B SL (standard level) and HL (higher level) French exam and the AP French exam.10World Language12th;#1 yearWorld LanguagesN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/IB%20French%205%20HL%20wt.docx
https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99772https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99772{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}I116IB French 6 HL wtIB French 6 continues to explore the many global topics of the IB Language Acquisition, French B syllabus. This course follows the IB French 5 class and allows students of French to expand their knowledge of genres of texts and of varied forms of communication. This year allows further development of relevant vocabulary in more of the IB Language B areas of study. 10World Language12th;#1 yearWorld LanguagesN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/IB%20French%206%20HL%20wt.docx
https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99793https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99793{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}I47IB Spanish 4 wtThis course, taught exclusively in Spanish, explores the IB core topics of Social Relations, Communication and Media and Global Themes by intensive practice in advanced composition and conversation, with an emphasis on refining and integrating advanced grammar into daily communication. Emphasis will be placed on comprehension of authentic texts genres and visual thematic images and the ability to respond appropriately in varying registers both in writing and orally. Students will develop verb usage, grammatical structures vocabulary, idioms and cultural understanding necessary to communicate in a global society at an advanced level. 10World Language10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearWorld LanguagesN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/IB%20Spanish%204%20wt.docx
https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99794https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99794{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}I115IB Spanish 6 HL wtIB Spanish 6 continues to explore the many global topics of the IB Language Acquisition, Spanish B syllabus. This course follows the IB Spanish 5 class and allows students of Spanish to expand their knowledge of genres of texts and of varied forms of communication. This year allows further development of relevant vocabulary in more of the IB Language B areas of study. 10World Language12th;#1 yearWorld LanguagesN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/IB%20Spanish%206%20HL%20wt.docx
https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=100287https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=100287{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}F71Spanish 1Level 1 introduces students to target foreign cultures and to the four basic language skills: listening comprehension, speaking, reading and writing. Students acquire skills through oral repetition, dialogues, short compositions, dictations, reading, and written exercises. For the Novice-Low Range Level, students learn to communicate, comprehend, and present on very familiar topics using isolated words and high frequency phrases in the context of Culture, Connections and Comparisons.10Electives9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearWorld LanguagesN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/Spanish%201.docx
https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=100295https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=100295{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}F73Spanish 3Level 3 reviews basic grammatical structures and continues the study of more advanced grammar, vocabulary, and culture. Students further develop skills in understanding reading, speaking, and writing through short stories, poetry, articles, oral presentations, and written exercises when applicable. For the Novice-High Range Level, students learn in oral and written form to participate in and comprehend exchanges and present on a variety of topics using familiar vocabulary and learned grammatical structures in the context of Culture, Connections, and Comparisons.10World Language9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearWorld LanguagesN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/Spanish%203.docx
https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99057https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99057{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}F98American Sign Language 1World Language courses are based on the four standards: Communication, Culture, Connections and Comparisons. American Sign Language is a visual-spatial language rather than a spoken one. The Communication emphasis is on expressive skills (signing) and receptive skills (watching and comprehending) in order to understand and communicate with others. For the Novice-Low Range Level, students learn to communicate, comprehend, and present on very familiar topics using isolated words and high frequency phrases in the context of Culture, Connections and Comparisons. 10World Language9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearWorld LanguagesN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/American%20Sign%20Language%201.docx
https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99060https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99060{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}F99American Sign Language 2World Language courses are based on the four standards: Communication, Culture, Connections and Comparisons. American Sign Language is a visual-spatial language rather than a spoken one. The Communication emphasis is on expressive skills (signing) and receptive skills (watching and comprehending) in order to understand and communicate with others. For the Novice-Mid Range Level, students learn to communicate, comprehend, and present on a variety of very familiar and predictable topics using isolated words, learned phrases, and learned grammatical structures in the context of Culture, Connections, and Comparisons.10World Language9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearWorld LanguagesN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/American%20Sign%20Language%202.docx
https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99061https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99061{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}F104American Sign Language 3World Language courses are based on the four standards: Communication, Culture, Connections and Comparisons. American Sign Language is a visual-spatial language rather than a spoken one. The Communication emphasis is on expressive skills (signing) and receptive skills (watching and comprehending) in order to understand and communicate with others. For the Novice-High Range Level, students learn to participate in exchanges, comprehend exchanges, and present on a variety of topics using familiar vocabulary and learned grammatical structures in the context of Culture, Connections, and Comparisons.10World Language9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearWorld LanguagesN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/American%20Sign%20Language%203.docx
https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99062https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99062{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}F105American Sign Language 4 wtWorld Language courses are based on the four standards: Communication, Culture, Connections and Comparisons. American Sign Language is a visual-spatial language rather than a spoken one. The Communication emphasis is on expressive skills (signing) and receptive skills (watching and comprehending) in order to understand and communicate with others. For the Intermediate-Low Range Level, students learn to initiate, sustain and conclude conversations; comprehend signed language; and present on a variety of familiar topics, all using familiar vocabulary and learned grammatical structures in the context of Culture, Connections, and Comparisons.10World Language9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearWorld LanguagesN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/American%20Sign%20Language%204%20wt.docx
https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99136https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99136{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}F85AP Spanish 5 wtWorld Language courses are based on the four standards: Communication, Culture, Connections and Comparisons. For the Intermediate-Mid Range Level, students initiate, sustain and conclude conversations; comprehend spoken or written language; and present on a variety of topics, all advanced vocabulary and learned grammatical structures in the context of Culture, Connections, and Comparisons. The Advanced Placement Language Exam is optional, but students who perform well on the test earn college credit for a one-year college-level course. 10World Language9th;#10th;#11th;#1 yearWorld LanguagesN/ANo4.00000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/AP%20Spanish%205%20wt.docx