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2019-20

________________________________________    _________________________________           Male   Female

Last Name (Please Print)                          First Name (Please Print)                           Student ID ___________        

Last School Attended:  _________________________________________   Parent Phone:  ______________________             

You will need to register for a total of 8.0 credits:   5.5 are required, 2.5 are electives.

Required Courses

  1. refers to a full year class, .5 refers to a half year class)

Please check the box for the required courses you need to enroll in

Course Credits

Math (Double Blocked: Students attend Math class on A and B Days)

  • Mathematics 7 (50403/50404)
  • Mathematics 7 Honors (50413/50414)

        (Enrollment in this class will be determined by a Nebo District math        

                  placement test given in March ALONG WITH the SaJHS math department)

1.0

English (Double Blocked: Students attend English class on A and B Days) (40743/40744)

1.0

College and Career Awareness (80113/80114)

1.0

Science (32003/32004)

1.0

Utah History (61003/61004)

1.0

     

Physical Education: (please check one)

   Boys (77202)        OR      Girls (77252)

.5

                      SUBTOTAL of Required Course Credits                         ➩      ➩      

5.5

Required Credits for 7th Grade

Math                        1.0 Credit

English                1.0 Credit

CCA                        1.0 Credit

Science                1.0 Credit

Utah Studies                1.0 Credit

PE                        0.5 Credit

2.5 Credits of Electives

This is my registration request for 7th grade.  I understand that the counselors will do their best to place me in the classes I have chosen.  I understand that if my choices change, my request will be honored on availability only.

Student Signature: ________________________________________          Date: _____________________

Parent Signature: _________________________________________          Date: _____________________

Please turn page over to choose 2.5 Elective Credits:

Elective Credits

Please check enough of the following elective classes to total 2.5 credits.

(Note: 1 credit=Full Year Class, .5 credit=Half Year Class)

Band:  (Check One) (1 Credit)

  • Band 1:  Brass (16723/16724)
  • Band 1:  Woodwind (16713/16714)
  • Percussion Ensemble (Beginning Percussion) (16833/16834)
  • Jazz Band (16823/16824)

Teacher Signature: ___________________

Art:  (.5 Credit)

  • Art 7 (10302)
  • Art Foundations I (11912)
  • Film Studies 1 (11692)
  • Technical Theater (19402)

Orchestra:  (Check One)  (1 Credit)

  • Beginning Orchestra (17703/17704)

              (For students with no experience on an

              instrument)

  • Orchestra I (17713/17714)

              (For students with prior experience)

Drama:  (Check One)  (.5 Credit)

  • Drama I:  (19502)
  • Drama II:  (19602)  Prerequisite:  Drama I

FACS: (.5 Credit)

  • FACS A( Intro to Cooking and Sewing) (84702)

Chorus:  (Check One) (1 Credit)

  • Women (18773/18774)
  • Men (18763/18764)

Computers:  (.5 Credit)

  • Creative Coding (85372)
  • Exploring Technology 1/Robotics & Engineering

          (86302)

Guitar:  (.5 Credit)

  • Guitar (18902)

English Electives:  (.5 Credit)

  • Novels and Literature (44502)
  • Foreign Language Exploratory (47012)
  • Creative Writing (42102)

Music:  (.5 Credit)

  • Music 7 (Music Connections (16032)

P.E. Electives  (.5 Credit)

  • Aerobic and Dance Conditioning (72652)

         

7th grade students will not be able to be a teacher’s

assistant (T.A) or peer tutor

Please list three (3) alternate elective classes that you would take if your first choices are not available. Please write the course name NOT the course number.

(Do not list any of the same classes you have checked above).

Alternate 1: _________________________________________________

Alternate 2: _________________________________________________

Alternate 3: _________________________________________________

7th Grade Course Offerings

2019-20

Required Classes

Mathematics

Mathematics 7 (50403/50404) (DOUBLE BLOCKED)

Full Year/1.0 Mathematic Credits

Students in Mathematics 7 will study mathematics concepts from sixth grade in more depth and extend knowledge to basic pre-algebra by conjecturing, verifying, thinking critically, and applying mathematical concepts. This course focuses on computation and estimation with rational numbers, and emphasized proportional reasoning.

Mathematics 7 Honors (50413/50414) (DOUBLE BLOCKED)

Full Year/1.0 Mathematic Credit

This honors class is for students that excelled in sixth grade Mathematics.  Students will be taking a district math placement test in March.  Placement will be based on a high test scores and positive teacher recommendations ALONG WITH the SaJHS math department.

Language Arts

English 7 (40743/40744) (DOUBLE BLOCKED)

Full Year/1.0 Language Arts Credits

(English, Reading, Grammar, and Vocabulary). These classes focus on effective reading, writing, and communication skills. Students use writing strategies to create several writing projects, including narrative, persuasive papers, and poetry. In the computer lab and using iPads, students are given the opportunity to type essays, use the Internet for research and reinforce learning. As a class we will read the following novels: The Wednesday Wars, The Giver, Out of the Dust, Phineas Gage and The Lightning Thief. We read these novels together to reinforce important active reading strategies. Students are expected to read 700 pages or 800 minutes per term and complete a reading log independently.

Career and Technology Education

College and Career Awareness (80113/80114)

Full Year/1.0 CTE Credit        $20.00 Fee Required

All 7th grade students are required to enroll in the College and Career Awareness class at Salem Junior High School.  This full year class is separated into four term classes that the student will take throughout the year.  Each of these classes provide small exploratory units for the student to experiment and explore to see if their skills and interests match some of the tasks and equipment associated with these areas.  Through this experience, students will be better informed as they select elective courses in the coming years.

Science

Science 7 (32003/32004)

        Full-year/1.0 Science Credit

This class integrates physical, earth and life science concepts.  The curriculum includes the following:  nature of matter, earth structure, plant and animal cells, levels of organization in living organisms, heredity, adaptations and classification of living organisms.  This class goes in depth to include many hands on and minds on experiences to help student with development of the content being learned. 

Utah History

Utah History (61003/61004)

        Full Year/1.0 Social Studies Credit        

This class is designed to help students become familiar with the geography and people of Utah.  The curriculum includes Native Americans, Mountain Men, the Mormon pioneers, statehood and current events.  

Physical Education

Physical Education (77202 - Boys) or (77252 - Girls)

Semester/.5 Physical Education Credit

This course continues to develop participation skills and techniques in a variety of team and individual games and

dance activities with emphasis on leadership, courtesy, respect, and fairness.  

Elective Classes

Fine Arts

Band I - Brass (167233/16724)

        Full Year/1.0 Credit $10.00 Fee Required

        Prerequisite: None

        Grades 7, 8, and 9

Beginning Band – For students with no prior experience playing an instrument.  Fundamentals of instrument playing and music literacy are the main curriculum. Students who play larger instruments may rent from the school for $100.  Instruments include: tuba, baritone/euphonium, trombone, trumpet, and french horn.

Band I - Woodwind (16713/16714)

        Full Year/1.0 Credit $10.00 Fee Required

        Prerequisite: None

        Grades 7, 8, and 9

Beginning Band – For students with no prior experience playing an instrument. Fundamentals of instrument playing and music literacy are the main curriculum. Students who play larger instruments may rent from the school for $100.  Instruments include: flute, clarinet, bass clarinet, saxophone (alto and tenor), oboe, and bassoon.

Jazz Band (16823/16824)

        Full Year/1.0 Credit $10.00 Fee Required

        This class is before school begins on school days

        Prerequisite: Teacher approval

        Grades: 7, 8, and 9

Students explore the fascinating musical language of Jazz in a “Big Band” setting.  The following instruments will be included: trombone, trumpet, saxophone, piano, bass, drum set, and guitar.  Concurrent enrollment in a Band class required for winds and percussion.  Performance opportunities vary from school functions to music festivals (music performance assessments).

Percussion Ensemble (Beginning Percussion) (16833/16834)

        Full Year/1.0 Credit $10.00 Fee Required

        Prerequisite: None

        Grades 7, 8, and 9

Beginning Percussion - Fundamentals of instrument playing and music literacy are the main curriculum. This class requires students to have a bell kit that includes a set of bells, rubber

mallets, a drum pad, and drum sticks. Previous piano experience is preferred and helpful for this class.

Chorus I 

        Men’s Section (16833/16844)

        Women’s Section (18773/18774)

        Full Year/1.0 Credit $10.00 Fee Required

        Prerequisite: None    

        Grades 7, 8, and 9

This class is designed for students who have never taken choir classes before.  This class is an introductory choir course for students who have little to no experience in singing ensemble.  Students will learn basic musical skills during daily rehearsals, and are required to participate in 4 concerts through the year (one each term), and 2 school assemblies.

Beginning Orchestra (17703/17704)

        Full Year/1.0 Credit $10.00 Fee Required

        Prerequisite: None      

        Grades 7 and 8

Open to beginning string students interested in learning an instrument and have no musical experience.  Viola, cello and bass instruments may be rented from the school for $50.00/year fee.  Violins must be rented or purchased from a local music store.

Orchestra I (17713/17714)

        Full Year/1.0 Credit $10.00 Fee Required

        Prerequisite: None      

        Grades 7, 8, and 9

Open to beginning string students interested in learning an instrument for the first time.  Viola, cello and bass instruments may be rented from the school for $50.00/year fee.  Violins must be rented or purchased from a local music store.

Guitar I (18902)

        Semester/.5 Credit $10.00 Fee Required

        Prerequisite: None      

        Grades 7, 8 and 9

No previous experience required.  Learn the fundamentals of guitar playing like reading tablature, chords, written music, strum patterns, and apply them to learn full songs.  Guitars are available for rent from the school for $30.00.  Classroom set of books provided with $10.00 class fee.

Music 7 (Music Connections) (16032)

        Semester/.5 Credit $10.00 Fee Required

        Prerequisite: None      

        Grade 7

This class is designed to learn concepts and skills to help integrate music into everyday life.  Topics covered will include learning about music from different eras, creating handmade instruments, ear training, film scores, and global music.  Daily activities will involve anything from listening and moving to music to interviewing people about their favorite music.  No performances are required in this class.

Art 7 (10302)

         Semester/.5 Credit $10.00 Fee Required

        Prerequisite: None

        Grade: 7

Art 7 is designed to be a prerequisite for all other visual art classes. This course provides a broad overview of some basic visual art skills using different art mediums, related materials and concepts with a focus on early drawing skills and will expose students to fundamental observational drawing and shading skills. This class will help bridge K-6 art classes with the more advanced junior high classes. 

Art Foundations I (11912)

        Semester/.5 Credit $10.00 Fee Required

        Prerequisite: None      

        Grades 7 and 8

This class is designed to provide an overview of Visual Arts while studying a broad variety of tools and materials.  With an emphasis on studio production, this course is designed to develop higher-level thinking, art-related technology skills, art criticism, art history, and aesthetics.

Technical Theatre (19402)

        Semester/.5 $10.00 Fee Required

        Prerequisite: None

        Grades 7, 8 and 9

This class focuses on what happens backstage. Students will learn about lighting, sound, costumes, stage makeup, sets, and props. Students will learn how to operate all of the technical equipment for school stage and will be allowed to help the Salem Junior High Tech Team run tech for school assemblies and the musical.

Theatre Foundations I (Drama I) (19502)

        Semester/.5 Credit $10.00 Fee Required

        Prerequisite: None      

        Grades 7 and 8

This is a beginning level drama class for students who have never taken drama.  This class will cover the basics of drama: focus (how to stay in character), stage directions, pantomime, voice, and technical theatre.  Students will be required to participate in a short class play at the end of the semester.

Theatre Foundations II (Drama II) (19602)

        Semester/.5 Credit $10.00 Fee Required

        Prerequisite: Theatre Found I (Drama I)

        Grades 7, 8, and 9

This class is for students who have already taken Drama I. In this class, students will increase their acting skills through the study of theatre history, stage combat, storytelling, and scene work. Students will be required to participate in a class play at the end of the semester

Film Studies I (11692)

        Semester/.5 Credit $10.00 Fee Required

        Prerequisite: None

        Grades 7, 8, and 9

We will watch, discuss, and make short films. We will take an in depth look at camera angles, the use of extras, music (melody), and spectacle (special effects, make-up, set, props, etc.) in films.

Career Technology Education

FACS A (Introduction to Cooking & Sewing) (84702)

        Semester/.5 Credit $10.00 Fee Required 

        Prerequisite: None

        Grade 7

Do you love to eat?  Do you love to create?  Are you looking for a fun, hands-on class?  Then this is the class for you.  Come learn basic sewing and cooking skills.  Create fun sewing projects!  Cook and eat delicious foods! Can it get any better than this?

Creative Coding (Computer Science Concepts) (85372)

        Semester/.5 Credit

        Prerequisite: None                

        Grades 7 and 8

In this class you will learn and use coding skills to create a variety of digital projects.  We will focus on using computational thinking and problem solving skills to design both individual and group projects.  We will also discuss basic computer terminology, careers in computer science, and the principles of acting responsibly and ethically in a digital world.  Some of our projects will be: To design and create a web page, and to design an application following the app development process.

Exploring Technology I/Robotics and Engineering (86302)

        Semester/.5 Credit

        Prerequisite: None        

        Grades 7, 8, and 9

Exploring Technology I is an action-based course that introduces students to technological systems in: medical technologies; agriculture/biotechnology technologies; energy-power technologies; and information and communications technologies.  Some activities include: programming robots, computer aided design, wind turbines, solar powered cars and more.  Students will explore these systems and their impact on society, through broad exploration in cooperative and individualized activities.  The students will be given multiple opportunities to develop and display problem-solving skills.  There is an encouraged $10 project material cost for take-home projects.

Language Arts

Novels and Literature (44502)

        Semester/.5 Credit

        Prerequisite: None                

Grades 7, 8, and 9

WHO likes to READ???  This class will focus on reading books and literature for adolescents. This class will discuss books that YOU like to read. We will look at graphic novels and focus on authors that YOU enjoy. If you have some authors or books that you would think would be a good source of discussion for this class, the teacher wants to know. This class is about you and what you like!!!

Creative Writing (42102)

        Semester/.5 Credit

        Prerequisite: None

Grades 7, 8, and 9

This class is for those students who love to write creatively. The class is arranged in a writer's workshop format which allows students to create independent and collaborative writing, share their writing and give and receive appropriate feedback. We also spend time exploring mentor texts to study professional authors' crafts. Students will write short stories, poems, scripts, creative essays, and write, illustrate, and publish their own children's book.  As a class, we publish a creative journal at the end of the year in which students will have an opportunity to submit their own work, and design and edit their own page of the journal. Course grading is based on learning target projects and professionalism.

Foreign Language

Foreign Language Exploratory (Introduction to World Languages) (47012)

        Semester/.5 Credit

        Prerequisite: None            

Grade 7

This engaging course is for students who are looking for insight into new languages and cultures. Students will be introduced to the basics of the Spanish and German languages, and explore their respective cultures. In this course students are taught the skills and strategies necessary to enjoy learning a foreign language.  This course is for students without previous foreign language study.

Physical Education

Aerobic and Dance Conditioning (72652)

        Semester/.5 Credit

        Prerequisite: None                

Grades 7 and 8

Throughout the course students will learn various cardiovascular  and body conditioning skills, as well as explore and perform a range of various dance styles and their relation to aerobic fitness.  Students will participate in a daily dance/cardio warm-up, and specific dance fitness and conditioning skills.