E – COURSE CATALOG

This page covers all courses that will be offered for the 2019/2020 school year that start with the letter “E”.

COURSE: EARLY OUT
COURSE NUMBER: 444
A-G: None
PREREQUISITE: None
HOUSE: None
CONSERVATORY: None
HESPERIA COURSES: (Garrett) Periods 3,4,8,9
RIVERSIDE COURSES: (Bernal) Periods 3,4,8,9
DESCRIPTION: Students can choose this course placeholder if they wish to leave campus prior to the end of the scheduled school day. Students can choose early out for any elective courses as long as they are making academic progress to complete the A-G requirements by graduation.

COURSE: ENGLISH I
COURSE NUMBER: 76
A-G: 10 credits English (B)
PREREQUISITE: None
HOUSE: Academic
CONSERVATORY: None
HESPERIA COURSES: (Pearson) Periods 1,2,4,6,9
RIVERSIDE COURSES: (Zarecki) Periods 1,2,4,6,9
DESCRIPTION: English I presents strategies that will help students learn how to become successful readers and how to use English language conventions effectively. Information about reading, fluency, vocabulary, and language is presented in every Unit so that students can continue to work on their fluency and build upon their existing reading and writing skills as they progress through the course. Providing rich media in multiple formats for ease of use and to address diverse student needs, this course reflects a bias-free and multi-culturally sensitive environment.

COURSE: ENGLISH I / II HONORS
COURSE NUMBER: 
A-G: 20 credits English (B)
PREREQUISITE: None
COREQUISITE: Extensive summer, fall, winter, and spring break assignments
HOUSE: Academic
CONSERVATORY: None
HESPERIA COURSES: (Pearson) Periods 3
RIVERSIDE COURSES: (Zarecki) Periods 3
DESCRIPTION: This course is an accelerated English course that requires students to complete portions of the class in summer school, fall, winter, and spring breaks. At the conclusion of this course, students will have completed both English I and English II in preparation for AP English courses in their junior and senior year of high school.

COURSE: ENGLISH II
COURSE NUMBER: 225
A-G: 10 credits English (B)
PREREQUISITE: ENGLISH I
HOUSE: Academic
CONSERVATORY: None
HESPERIA COURSES: (Wise) Period 2,3,4,6,8,9
RIVERSIDE COURSES: (Donascimento) Periods 2,3,4,6,8,9
DESCRIPTION: The main purpose of this class is to read novels, short stories, poetry, and plays that introduce literary terms and devices. It is additionally designed to help students understand the rules of composition while also broadening their vocabulary. Language mechanics and writing techniques will be enforced throughout the year with an emphasis on use and context to build proficient language skills. The students will be improving their communication skills, understand the elements of fiction, poetry, and drama, apply their language skills in both a written and oral sense, have a mastery of reading comprehension to where they understand the entire story, and knowledge of authors and their contributions to the body of literature.

COURSE: ENGLISH III
COURSE NUMBER: 244
A-G: 10 credits English (B)
PREREQUISITE: ENGLISH II
HOUSE: Academic
CONSERVATORY: None
HESPERIA COURSES: (Parker) Periods 4,6,9
RIVERSIDE COURSES: (Consten) Periods 4,6,9
DESCRIPTION: English III is a rigorous college preparatory course designed to continue preparing students for college. Students read novels, short stories, drama, poetry, and nonfiction works and analyze literature in terms of theme, devices, and author’s point of view. They draw inferences, understand historical influence, and consider philosophical stance. They expand their vocabulary and listening and speaking skills within the context of literature. They demonstrate research techniques and an ability to write with an understanding of audience and purpose. Over the course of a year, they produce a variety of writings including reading logs and journals, character studies, speeches, creative pieces, and compare and contrast, analytic, expository, narrative, reflective, persuasive, and research essays.

COURSE: ENGLISH III/IV HONORS
COURSE NUMBER: 
A-G: 20 credits English (B), 5.0 grading scale
PREREQUISITE: ENGLISH I/II HONORS or English II
COREQUISITE: This course has extensive summer, fall, winter, and spring break assignments.
HOUSE: Academic
CONSERVATORY: None
HESPERIA COURSES: (Wise) Period 1
RIVERSIDE COURSES: (Donascimento) Period 1
DESCRIPTION: 

COURSE: ENGLISH IV
COURSE NUMBER: 100
A-G: 10 credits English (B)
PREREQUISITE: ENGLISH III
HOUSE: Academic
CONSERVATORY: None
HESPERIA COURSES: (Parker) Periods 2,8
RIVERSIDE COURSES: (Consten) Periods 2,8
DESCRIPTION:Senior English is a one year college-prep course in Language Arts. This course engages students in both reading and writing and encompasses a variety of styles, authors, genres and cultures. Throughout the year, students will read novels, short stories, poetry and other professional documents which focus on British literature. The curriculum strictly follows the California State Standards through writing, reading, oral presentations, speaking and listening. This course is also designed to prepare students for college level English literature and composition classes.

COURSE: ENGLISH STRATEGIES (HIGH SCHOOL)
COURSE NUMBER: 
A-G: Not for A-G
PREREQUISITE: None
HOUSE: Academic
CONSERVATORY: None
HESPERIA COURSES: (McAnulty) Period 9
RIVERSIDE COURSES: (Ball) Periods 4,9 (Camacho) 9 
DESCRIPTION:This course is designed to help students that could use extra help in English mastering fundamentals and working through grade level language skills.  This course focuses on helping students complete fundamentals, give extra time with guided practice on their current English homework, and prepare them for PSAT, SAT, and CAASPP testing in the area of English. This course is requisite for any student that earns a “D” or lower in English class OR does not meet standards on annual tests.

COURSE: ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS STRATEGIES JUNIOR HIGH
COURSE NUMBER: 211
A-G: N/A
PREREQUISITE: none
HOUSE: Academic
CONSERVATORY: None
HESPERIA COURSES: (Burke) Periods 4,9
RIVERSIDE COURSES: (Ball) Periods 4,9 (Camacho) Period 6
DESCRIPTION: This course if designed to help students that could use extra help in language arts mastering fundamentals and working through grade level language skills. This course focuses on helping students complete fundamentals, give extra time with guided practice on their current ELA homework, and prepare them for PSAT, and CAASPP testing in the areas of language arts. This course is requisited for any student that earns a “D” or lower in English class OR does not meet standards on annual tests.

COURSE: ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
COURSE NUMBER: 1555
A-G: 10 credits (D) Lab sciences / Interdisciplinary Science
PREREQUISITE: None
HOUSE: Academic
CONSERVATORY: None
HESPERIA COURSES: (Patrick) Periods 1,2,3,4,7,8,9
RIVERSIDE COURSES: (Umbarger) Periods 1,2,3,4,6,7,9
DESCRIPTION: This course is designed to provide students with a solid foundation in environmental science topics, laboratory science techniques, fieldwork, data analysis, and critical scientific thought. The teaching medium is the natural world which means students will explore their local and global environment and view it through a scientific lens. During the course students will identify and analyze problems within the natural world, both natural and man-made, analyze data sets (either collected or researched) and develop and design solutions and ideas for preventing, reducing, or solving the identified problems. This course provides students with the strong, interdisciplinary science background necessary to understand, critically evaluate, and mitigate environmental problems. The laboratory component of the course will include field trips, discussions, and in-lab activities. Students will spend 25% of their time in labs and / or critical thinking research based projects.

COURSE: ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE HONORS
COURSE NUMBER: 15551
A-G: 10 credits (D) Lab sciences, 5.0 grading scale
PREREQUISITE: Algebra I or Math I
HESPERIA COURSES: (Patrick) 1,2,3,4,7,8,9
RIVERSIDE COURSES: NOT AVAILABLE
DESCRIPTION: This course is designed to provide students with a solid foundation in environmental science topics, laboratory science techniques, fieldwork, data analysis, and critical scientific thought. The teaching medium is the natural world which means students will explore their local and global environment and view it through a scientific lens. During the course students will identify and analyze problems within the natural world, both natural and man-made, analyze data sets (either collected or researched) and develop and design solutions and ideas for preventing, reducing, or solving the identified problems. This course provides students with the strong, interdisciplinary science background necessary to understand, critically evaluate, and mitigate environmental problems. The laboratory component of the course will include field trips, discussions, and in-lab activities. Students will spend 25% of their time in labs and / or critical thinking research based projects.

COURSE: EXPERT CHOIR III
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A-G: 10 credits Fine Arts (F) or (G) Elective under UC review
PREREQUISITE: Audition Level III
HOUSE: Music
CONSERVATORY: Vocal Music
HESPERIA COURSES: Period 6
RIVERSIDE COURSES: (Hekel) Period 6
DESCRIPTION:

COURSE: EXPERT CHOIR IV
COURSE NUMBER:
A-G: 10 credits Fine Arts (F) or (G) Elective under UC review
PREREQUISITE: Audition Level IV
HOUSE: Music
CONSERVATORY: Vocal Music
HESPERIA COURSES: Period 6
RIVERSIDE COURSES: (Hekel) Period 6
DESCRIPTION: 

COURSE: ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE
COURSE NUMBER: 
A-G: 10 credits English (B) pending UC review
PREREQUISITE: None
HOUSE: Academic
CONSERVATORY: None
HESPERIA COURSES: (Pearson) Period 8
RIVERSIDE COURSES: (Zarecki) Period 8
DESCRIPTION: