6130.2: Course Guides

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 

VII. Differentiation 

A. Extensions/Enrichments 

B. Accommodations 

C. Interventions (RtI+I) 

VIII. Resources 

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, Mini-Magnets) should be developed as needed at the same time as course guides.

Date of Adoption
May 3, 1999
Date of Revision
February 19, 2007
May 18, 2009
October 4, 2010
June 5, 2017