Course Guide development applies to all PK-12 approved courses. Course Guides shall be based on approved PK-12 Framework. Course Guides shall be provided to the staff for all courses at every level and shall set forth the following:
I. Course Name
II. Course Description
III. Standards and indicators taught within course
IV. Instructional practices – whole group, small group, individual
V. Instructional Sequence/Pacing
VI. Required/Critical lessons and activities vs. Suggested/Optional
C. Interventions (MTSS)
IX. Formative and Summative Assessments (aligned to standards and indicators and critical/required lessons)
X. Integration with other content areas as appropriate
XI. Guides should consider and appropriately address the following statutory and district strategic plan components: diversity and Multiculturalism; technology; service learning; College and Career Readiness skills; HAL.
XIII. Specialized guides for HAL; ELL; special education, alternative education and district special programs (CORE, Montessori, IB, Academies) should be developed as needed at the same time as course guides.
Legal Reference: §79-719, §79-720