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K – 8 COURSE OFFERINGS

378720 ARKANSAS HISTORY 7-8 (ADE CURRICULUM FRAMEWORKS) TERM: YEAR CREDIT: 1

 

Arkansas History Grades 7-8 is an in-depth and rigorous study of civics/government, economics, geography, and history of the state. Throughout the course, students will develop and apply disciplinary literacy skills: reading, writing, speaking, and listening. As students seek answers to compelling and supporting questions, they will examine a variety of primary and secondary sources and communicate responses in multiple ways, including oral, visual, and written forms.

 

388110 LANGUAGE ARTS GRADE 8 (ADE CURRICULUM FRAMEWORKS) TERM: YEAR CREDIT: 1

 

The English classroom focuses on reading and analyzing literature and literary nonfiction, studying the English language, and writing about related topics. A separate document, the Arkansas Disciplinary Literacy Standards, has been created to address the unique literacy needs in other content areas.

 

388310 MATHEMATICS GRADE 8 (ADE CURRICULUM FRAMEWORKS) TERM: YEAR CREDIT: 1

 

This mathematics course is for students ready to enroll in 8th grade Mathematics and is based on the Arkansas Mathematics Standards for 6-8. Emphasis is given on expressions and equations, functions, geometry, and statistics and probability.

 

388560 GENERAL MUSIC GRADE 8 (ADE CURRICULUM FRAMEWORKS) TERM: YEAR CREDIT: 1

 

This course is for 8th grade students and is based on the Arkansas General Music K-8 Fine Arts Curriculum Standards. Students will be engaged in creating, performing, responding, and connecting with music.

 

VISUAL ART-GRADES K – 8 (ADE CURRICULUM FRAMEWORKS) TERM: YEAR CREDIT: 1

 

 

The Arkansas Visual Art K-8 Framework provides a standards-based, rigorous approach to teaching visual art. Arkansas students will be given the opportunity to delve deeply into visual art, building upon earlier learning expectations. Students will explore the elements of art and principles of design through 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional art projects, as well as historical artworks and artists. Middle school students will participate in online discussions to critique and learn about famous artworks. The framework supports multiple modes of learning and assessment for the diverse needs of students.

 

Due to the high demand for the K-8 Visual Arts classes, schools are advised to contact the Virtual Arkansas Central Office to discuss class periods prior to registering students. Also, students in grades 7 and 8 must have a computer available during the class period to complete the course requirements.

 

200510 K. VISUAL ARTS

 

211510 GRADE 1 VISUAL ARTS

 

222510 GRADE 2 VISUAL ARTS

 

233510 GRADE 3 VISUAL ARTS

244510 GRADE 4 VISUAL ARTS

355510 VISUAL ART GRADE 5

366510 VISUAL ART GRADE 6

377510 VISUAL ART GRADE 7

388510 VISUAL ART GRADE 8