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English 11 for STEAM [ AHS only ] Intended Audience : Grade 11 Credit : Two Trimesters = 1 credit Major Outcomes :
• Establish a variety of workplace reading and writing strategies
• Use situated literacy to ground real world skills
• Apply skills such as writing , reading , and collaboration in practical ways
• Connect American literature ( all eras ) to contemporary issues
• Cultivate reading strategies for technical reading as well as literature
• Use research in an effective and informative way
• Acquire writing skills to create an effective Argumentative Essay
• English 11 for STEAM meets the prerequisite requirements for ARCC course 1121 , College Writing and Critical Reading
Projects , Activities , etc .: Reading literature , writing an Argumentative essay , research project , creating literature for a scaffolding project , applying new reading and writing strategies . Instructional Focus : Application of practical literacy skills in real-world situations and connection of literature to real-world experiences .
English 12 for STEAM [ AHS only ] Intended Audience : Grade 12 Credit : Two trimesters = 1.0 credit Major Outcomes :
• Establish a variety of workplace reading and writing strategies
• Use situated literacy to ground real world skills
• Apply skills such as writing , reading , and collaboration in practical ways
• Deepen analysis through the use of lenses
• Analyze media bias
• Write in an effective narrative structure
• Use research in an effective and informative way
Projects , Activities , etc .: Reading literature and media through different lenses , strategies to effectively communicate research , reading and writing strategies , creating manuals , blueprints , recipes , etc . and using reading strategies to create a final product Instructional Focus : Application of practical literacy skills in real-world situations and connection of literature to real-world experiences
Honors Design & Development for STEAM [ AHS only ] Prerequisite / Selection Process : Successful completion of STEAM core ( passed all required STEAM classes ) or teacher approval Intended Audience : Grade 12 Credit : Two trimesters = 1.0 credit Major Outcomes :
• Teams of students work together guided by a teacher and community mentor using the Design Thinking Process to research , design and construct an innovative solution to a problem .
• Students will enhance design and manufacturing skills to help in the development of their creative / innovative project
• Teams will participate in an end of course presentation event at AHS
Projects , Activities , etc : Use Design Thinking ® to aid in problem solving ; write and develop a final presentation using technology presentation skills
STEAM Computer Skills [ AHS only ] Prerequisite / Selection Process : Acceptance into STEAM at AHS Intended Audience : Grade 9 and 10 STEAM Students at Anoka High School Credit : One trimester = 0.5 credit Major Outcomes :
• Create Excel worksheets using formulas , financial functions , and integrated charts
• Gain a basic understanding of the computer programming process through the visual programming language Scratch .
• Establish a basic understanding of the analysis and design of a database used in the process of database development and administration using mySQL .
• Improve business communication skills through professional emails with mentors in STEAM related careers
• Design an online efolio to capture and showcase projects created throughout the STEAM program
Projects , Activities , etc .: Hands-on technology based activities Instructional Focus : Technology based projects and activities to develop baseline skills for STEAM Career Pathways Co-curricular Connection : BPA
STEAM Foundations [ AHS only ] Prerequisite / Selection Process : Acceptance into STEAM at AHS Intended Audience : Grades 9 and 10 STEAM students at Anoka High School Credit : One trimester = . 5 credit Major Outcomes :
• Recognize and demonstrate the principles of design and elements of art as they are applied to visual and culinary arts through a variety of projects .
• Identify key characteristics of engineering and architectural drawings
• Edit / draw three dimensional objects using CAD software to produce a finished product on a laser , router or 3-D printer .
• Brainstorm , originate and demonstrate understanding of the concepts underlying design using various studio-based media
• Transfer initial design ideas / concepts to the computer for transforming and finalizing a design using computer software .
• Explore various STEAM related careers through speakers , interviews , and field trips .
• Gain an awareness of current problems in various areas of medical practice and use the Design Thinking process to brainstorm , research , design and present solutions .
Projects , Activities , etc .: Hands-on activities , collaborative projects Instructional Focus : Science , technology , engineering , the arts and math through varied allied arts subjects
STEAM Studio Lab I A & B [ AHS only ] Prerequisite / Selection Process : Acceptance into STEAM at AHS Intended Audience : STEAM students at AHS Credit : Two trimesters = 1.0 credit Major Outcomes :
• Utilize design thinking to solve engineering related problems
• Design , build , and program with microcontrollers
• Incorporate multiple technologies and software in creative applications Projects , Activities , etc .: Hands on activities and group projects Instructional Focus : Use hands on and practical skills to develop and apply engineering principles to solve real-world challenges and problems .

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