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    Course Description  - Click Here for Syllabus         

    Grade Break Down-

    40% Practice Work   40% Assessment Tasks         20% Semester Exam

    The purpose of this course is for the student to acquire:

    • Reading
      • Increased vocabulary and use of context clues to gain knowledge
      • Improved reading comprehension and an appreciation for a variety of literary genres
    • Writing
      • Writing skills to compose well-developed, cohesive paragraphs and multi-paragraph essays by addressing sentence structure, spelling, grammar, punctuation and usage
    • Research and Argumentation
      • Design and implement concise and sustained research tasks focused by questions and understandings of rigorous and topics
      • Communicate information, reasoning, and supporting evidence that conveys a clear and distinct perspective
    • 21st Century skills
      • Competence in Critical Thinking, Collaboration, Communication, and Creativity
      • Developing a sense of local and global citizenship
    • Technology
      • Technological citizenship
      • Proficiency in Google and other electronic app platforms



    Remind Information for Ninth Grade- text @conrad9th to 81010 



    Supplies needed

    school-issued laptop and charge




    sticky notes

    notebook paper

    earbuds (that work with Chromebook encouraged not required)

    art supplies for projects


    Remind 101 sign up: text @conrad9th to 81010 


     Advice from former students for new ninth grade students

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    Video 2- you will see the propaganda technique of wit and humor

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