• Developmental Academic/Skills

    Instructor: Ms Benvenuto

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  • Course Descriptions
    For the following courses:
    Course recommendations will be made according to a student’s individual needs and must be approved by the Team Chairperson.

    0065 Developmental Language Arts
    S 5.0 Credits Grades 9-12

    Language skills necessary for independent living will be developed and refined during this course. Reading skills, as well as oral and written communication skills necessary in and out of school will be stressed.
    Curriculum modifications will be based on the student’s IEP.
    Prerequisite: Recommendation of Evaluation Team or approval of Evaluation Chairperson.
    DOE# 01010

    0075 Developmental Health & Life Sports
    S 5.0 Credits Grades 9-12

    This course blends concepts of health education and lifetime issues with physical education activities. Students explore healthful living styles and current health issues. Adult leisure and recreational activities are also explored. Students are introduced to such activities as golf, bowling, and tennis. Special emphasis will be placed on student decision making relative to personal wellness. Curriculum modifications will be based on the student’s IEP. Prerequisite: Recommendation of Evaluation Team or approval of Evaluation Chairperson. DOE# 14196

    0085 Developmental Math
    S 5.0 Credits Grades 9-12

    Basic understanding of math concepts, applications, computations and money management skills will be the major focus of this course. Students will be taught how to plan basic budgets and make basic purchases during the course. Whenever possible, community experience will be integrated into the program. Curriculum modifications will be based on the student’s IEP.
    Prerequisite: Recommendation of Evaluation Team or approval of Evaluation Chairperson. DOE# 02146

    0095 Developmental Life Skills
    S 5.0 Credits Grades 9-12

    This course prepares students in the general life skills they need to accomplish the tasks of daily life. Topics of discussion include the integration of the core subjects of English, Reading, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies with skills such as job readiness skills, vocational and career exploration, social skills, practical skills of budgeting, checking accounts and money usage, governmental operations and civic responsibilities, grocery shopping, use of school and public libraries, and methods of acquiring information from local, state, federal and private sources. Life skills activities include on-site visits to community and governmental agencies, recreational and cultural experiences in and outside the community.
    Curriculum modifications will be based on the student’s IEP.
    Prerequisite: IEP. Recommendation of Evaluation Team or approval of Evaluation Chairperson.
    DOE#23099

    6275 Developmental Computer Applications
    S 5.0 Credits Grades 9-12

    This course will introduce students to the basic skill necessary to operate a computer. Basic computer commands, introduction to simple word processing, and the use of computer assisted instructional software will be incorporated into this course.
    Curriculum modifications will be based on the student’s IEP.
    Prerequisite: Recommendation of Evaluation Team or approval of Evaluation Chairperson.
    DOE # 23099

    8875 Developmental Pre-Vocational Skills
    S 5.0 Credits Grades 9-12

    This course will aid the student develop the skills needed in post school years. It will help to define the specific interests and skills of the student and expose the student to training and learning opportunities to expand his aptitudes in this or these areas. Curriculum modifications will be based on the student’s IEP. Prerequisite: Recommendation of Evaluation Team or approval of Evaluation Chairperson. DOE#

    0125 Developmental Reading S 5.0 Credits Grades 9-12

    This course will expose the student to various types of reading opportunities to expand his skills in the area of proficiency in reading. Teaching the student helpful strategies in the area of comprehension will be an inherent component of this course. Curriculum modifications will be based on the student’s IEP. Prerequisite: Recommendation of Evaluation Team or approval of Evaluation Chairperson. DOE#


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  • Schedule for Developmental Program for Students with Autism.

    Block 1 Developmental Life Skills
    Block 2 Developmental Computer Appl.
    Block 3 Developmental Reading
    Block 4 Developmental Health/ L. Sports
    Block 5 Developmental Math
    Block 6 Developmental Pre-Vocational
    Block 7 Developmental English Lge. Arts