The Reading Department supports the academic mission of BHS through consultation with the other academic departments as well as individual student support through the Reading Department course offerings.
HS01067B Academic Reading I
Full Year 1.00 credit
Grades 9, 10, 11 or 12
This course is for students who are more than two years behind in their reading skills. Both individual and group instruction emphasize skills in reading, listening and viewing for understanding as well as writing and communicating effectively. Enrollment is determined by a PPT and/or consultation between the Reading and School Counseling departments.
HS01066B12 Academic Reading II – Gr. 9 or 10
HS01066B22 Academic Reading II – Gr 11 or 12
Full Year 1.0 credit
Students who are reading approximately one year behind or not reading up to their own potential are scheduled for reading. These students are referred by their English teachers or school counselors. Curriculum based measures, reading scores, CMT practice CAPT, and CAPT scores will be taken into consideration when making recommendations. The focus is on individualized and group instruction in reading, listening and viewing critically as well as writing and communicating effectively.