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In Art Studio students will learn visual arts elements, principles of design, and image development...

Art Studio 10

Arts Education

In Art Studio students will learn visual arts elements, principles of design, and image development strategies. They will explore both 2D and 3D art forms working with a variety of materials to create unique, personal projects. Students will build an online portfolio, collaborate with their peers through online forums and art criticism, and view well-known works of art. Level: Basic to Intermediate

Major Units & Topics

Elements of Design

Colour Theory

Perspective Drawing

Figure Drawing

Painting & Sculpture

Assessment

20% Sketches

10% Discussions & Forums

50% Projects

10% Online e-Portfolio

10% Critiques

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Art Studio 10

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In Blended Art Studio 10 students will explore both 2D and 3D art forms. The...

Art Studio 10

Arts Education

In Blended Art Studio 10 students will explore both 2D and 3D art forms. The course is designed to assist with learning the skills required to successfully complete projects aligned with your interests. Work with a variety of media, such as pencil, charcoal, conte, pastel, ink, acrylic paint, and 3D materials, while learning about the visual elements and principles of design. Build an online portfolio, view work completed by other students, and participate in critiques.

Level: Basic to Advanced

Major Units & Topics

Contemporary Art forms

Elements of Art

Drawing

Assessment

Projects = 40%

Sketchbook Assignments = 20%

Critiques & Presentations = 20%

Online Portfolio = 10%

Class Participation (Forums, Discussions, Behavior, Overall) = 10%"

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Cloverdale

Tuition

$150

Art Studio 11

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In Art Studio 11, students will build on skills learned in previous studies. This course...

Art Studio 11

Arts Education

In Art Studio 11, students will build on skills learned in previous studies. This course will have a strong focus on developing drawing and painting skills using a variety of media and methods while also offering the opportunity to explore 3D media. Students will continue to explore visual art elements using pencil, charcoal, pastel, pencil crayon, ink, and acrylic paints. Students will view well-known works of art, engage in art criticism, visit online art galleries, participate in online forums, and create an online portfolio.
Level: Intermediate

Major Units & Topics
Assessment

20% Sketches

10% Discussions & Forums

50% Projects

10% Online e-Portfolio

10% Critiques

Prerequisites

Visual Arts 11 is designed for students who have completed a Visual Arts 10 course, or who have prior experience with materials, processes, and techniques for drawing and painting.

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Art Studio 11

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Arts Education

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Blended

In Blended Art Studio 11 students will explore both 2D and 3D art forms. The...

Art Studio 11

Arts Education

In Blended Art Studio 11 students will explore both 2D and 3D art forms. The course is designed to assist with learning the skills required to successfully complete projects aligned with your interests. Work with a variety of media, such as pencil, charcoal, conte, pastel, ink, acrylic paint, and 3D materials, while learning about the visual elements and principles of design. Build an online portfolio, view work completed by other students, and participate in critiques.
Level: Basic to Advanced

Major Units & Topics

Contemporary Art forms

Elements of Art

Drawing

Assessment

Projects = 40%

Sketchbook Assignments = 20%

Critiques & Presentations = 20%

Online Portfolio = 10%

Class Participation (Forums, Discussions, Behavior, Overall) = 10%"

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Cloverdale

Tuition

$150

Art Studio 12

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This course will explore 3D art forms in depth while continuing to build students’ drawing...

Art Studio 12

Arts Education

This course will explore 3D art forms in depth while continuing to build students’ drawing and painting skills. Students will complete projects using a variety of media forms including sculpting and printmaking. Students will view well-known works of art, engage in art criticism, visit online art galleries, participate in online forums, and create an online portfolio.
Level: Intermediate to Advanced

Major Units & Topics

Contemporary Art forms, relief printing, Balance in Art, Impressionism & Post-Impressionism Art forms

Assessment

20% Sketches

10% Discussions & Forums

50% Projects

10% Online e-Portfolio

10% Critiques

Prerequisites

Visual Arts 12 is designed for students who have completed a Visual Arts 10 course, or who have prior experience with materials, processes, and techniques for drawing and painting.

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Art Studio 12

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Arts Education

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Blended

In Blended Art Studio 12 students will explore both 2D and 3D art forms. The...

Art Studio 12

Arts Education

In Blended Art Studio 12 students will explore both 2D and 3D art forms. The course is designed to assist with learning the skills required to successfully complete projects aligned with your interests. Work with a variety of media, such as pencil, charcoal, conte, pastel, ink, acrylic paint, and 3D materials, while learning about the visual elements and principles of design. Build an online portfolio, view work completed by other students, and participate in critiques.

Level: Basic to Advanced

Major Units & Topics

Contemporary Art forms, Elements of Art, Drawing

Assessment

Projects = 40%

Sketchbook Assignments = 20%

Critiques & Presentations = 20%

Online Portfolio = 10%

Class Participation (Forums, Discussions, Behavior, Overall) = 10%

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Cloverdale

Tuition

$150

Choral Music 10

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The Choral Music 10 program offers students the opportunity to pursue their personal musical goals...

Choral Music 10

Arts Education

The Choral Music 10 program offers students the opportunity to pursue their personal musical goals while receiving high school credit for their work. Students enroll in private or group music lessons and submit highlights and demonstrations of their learning. Assignments and forums encourage a broad spectrum of musical disciplines including music analysis, history and creative assignments.

Major Units & Topics

Musicianship

Music in Self and Community

Music Vocabulary

Music History

Music Analysis

Assessment

Weekly Participation & Communication - 30%

Instructor Evaluation - 25%

Assignments - 25%

Term Recordings - 10%

Forums - 10%

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Choral Music 11

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The Choral Music 11 program offers students the opportunity to pursue their personal musical goals...

Choral Music 11

Arts Education

The Choral Music 11 program offers students the opportunity to pursue their personal musical goals while receiving high school credit for their work. Students enroll in private or group music lessons and submit highlights and demonstrations of their learning. Assignments and forums encourage a broad spectrum of musical disciplines including music analysis, history and creative assignments.

Major Units & Topics

Musicianship, Music in Self and Community, Music Vocabulary, Music History, Music Analysis

Assessment

Weekly Participation & Communication - 30%

Instructor Evaluation - 25%

Assignments - 25%

Term Recordings - 10%

Forums - 10%

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Choral Music 12

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Arts Education

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Online

The Choral Music 12 program offers students the opportunity to pursue their personal musical goals...

Choral Music 12

Arts Education

The Choral Music 12 program offers students the opportunity to pursue their personal musical goals while receiving high school credit for their work. Students enroll in private or group music lessons and submit highlights and demonstrations of their learning. Assignments and forums encourage a broad spectrum of musical disciplines including music analysis, history and creative assignments.

Major Units & Topics

Musicianship, Music in Self and Community, Music Vocabulary, Music History, Music Analysis

Assessment

Weekly Participation & Communication - 30%

Instructor Evaluation - 25%

Assignments - 25%

Term Recordings - 10%

Forums - 10%

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Dance Choreography 10

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The Dance Choreography 10 course offers students both the exploration of the choreographic process and...

Dance Choreography 10

Arts Education

The Dance Choreography 10 course offers students both the exploration of the choreographic process and the basic tools used in choreography. Students will learn through improvisations, assignments, forum discussions, and the completion of a piece that will be presented at the end of each term. Journals will also play an important role in the learning process for reflection of the creative process of choreography.

Major Units & Topics

Elements of Dance

Choreographing your own Dance

Dance Vocabulary

Dance Analysis

Assessment

Weekly Participation & Communication - 30%

Instructor Evaluation - 25%

Assignments - 25%

Term Recordings - 10%

Forums - 10%

Prerequisites
Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Dance Choreography 11

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Arts Education

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The Dance Choreography 11 course offers students both the exploration of the choreographic process and...

Dance Choreography 11

Arts Education

The Dance Choreography 11 course offers students both the exploration of the choreographic process and the basic tools used in choreography. Students will learn through improvisations, assignments, forum discussions, and the completion of a piece that will be presented at the end of each term. Journals will also play an important role in the learning process for reflection of the creative process of choreography.

Major Units & Topics

Elements of Dance, Choreographing your own Dance, Dance Vocabulary, Dance Analysis

Assessment

Weekly Participation & Communication - 30%

Instructor Evaluation - 25%

Assignments - 25%,

Term Recordings - 10%

Forums - 10%

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Dance Choreography 12

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Arts Education

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The Dance Choreography 12 course offers students both the exploration of the choreographic process and...

Dance Choreography 12

Arts Education

The Dance Choreography 12 course offers students both the exploration of the choreographic process and the basic tools used in choreography. Students will learn through improvisations, assignments, forum discussions, and the completion of a piece that will be presented at the end of each term. Journals will also play an important role in the learning process for reflection of the creative process of choreography.

Major Units & Topics

Elements of Dance, Choreographing your own Dance, Dance Vocabulary, Dance Analysis

Assessment

Weekly Participation & Communication - 30%

Instructor Evaluation - 25%

Assignments - 25%

Term Recordings - 10%

Forums - 10%

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Dance Technique and Performance 10

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Arts Education

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The Dance Technique and Performance 10 course will teach students basic dance technique and performance...

Dance Technique and Performance 10

Arts Education

The Dance Technique and Performance 10 course will teach students basic dance technique and performance qualities developed from the elements of movement. Through a progressive approach, students can expect to improve in strength, flexibility, stamina, balance, and coordination; in addition to building confidence and building trust with one another. Students are expected to participate in dance classes, reflect and report on a weekly basis and submit term recordings demonstration personal progress.

Major Units & Topics

Elements of Dance

Dance Safety

Dance Vocabulary

Skills and Attitude

Dance Analysis

Performance

Assessment

Weekly Participation & Communication - 30%

Instructor Evaluation - 25%

Assignments - 25%

Term Recordings - 10%

Forums - 10%

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Dance Technique and Performance 11

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Arts Education

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Online

The Dance Technique and Performance 11 course will teach students basic dance technique and performance...

Dance Technique and Performance 11

Arts Education

The Dance Technique and Performance 11 course will teach students basic dance technique and performance qualities developed from the elements of movement. Through a progressive approach, students can expect to improve in strength, flexibility, stamina, balance, and coordination; in addition to building confidence and building trust with one another. Students are expected to participate in dance classes, reflect and report on a weekly basis and submit term recordings demonstration personal progress.

Major Units & Topics

Elements of Dance, Dance Safety, Dance Vocabulary, Skills and Attitude, Dance Analysis, Performance

Assessment

Weekly Participation & Communication - 30%

Instructor Evaluation - 25%

Assignments - 25%

Term Recordings - 10%

Forums - 10%

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Dance Technique and Performance 12

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Arts Education

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Online

The Dance Technique and Performance 12 course will teach students basic dance technique and performance...

Dance Technique and Performance 12

Arts Education

The Dance Technique and Performance 12 course will teach students basic dance technique and performance qualities developed from the elements of movement. Through a progressive approach, students can expect to improve in strength, flexibility, stamina, balance, and coordination; in addition to building confidence and building trust with one another. Students are expected to participate in dance classes, reflect and report on a weekly basis and submit term recordings demonstration personal progress.

Major Units & Topics

Elements of Dance, Dance Safety, Dance Vocabulary, Skills and Attitude, Dance Analysis, Performance

Assessment

Weekly Participation & Communication - 30%

Instructor Evaluation - 25%

Assignments - 25%

Term Recordings - 10%

Forums - 10%

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Drama 10

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Arts Education

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Online

Drama 10 is intended as an overview to dramatic and theatrical arts. Students are introduced...

Drama 10

Arts Education

Drama 10 is intended as an overview to dramatic and theatrical arts. Students are introduced to basic theatrical, stage and film terminology; the origins of Western Theatre; basic elements and principles of theatrical performance and technologies; and the process of constructive critique. This course is designed to develop an appreciation for and understanding of the theater. Participation in performance outside of the classroom environment is mandatory, and students are required to attend at least one live theatrical presentation.

Major Units & Topics

Value of Drama

Vocabulary

Show Reflection

Play Analysis

Assessment

Weekly Participation & Communication - 30%

Instructor Evaluation - 25%

Assignments - 25%

Term Recordings - 10%

Forums - 10%

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Drama 10

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Arts Education

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Blended

Students will use the creative process to suspend their disbelief and create compelling dramatic performances....

Drama 10

Arts Education

Students will use the creative process to suspend their disbelief and create compelling dramatic performances. Infusing the use of improvisational and group activities, students will enhance their skills in vocal and physical performance to create dynamic characters, reflecting on and assessing their personal processes. Students will create, write, and perform in small groups, applying theatrical techniques. Students will gain an understanding of appropriate stage terminology and process. Students will experience the life of a play from auditions to the curtain call, through the performance of a class production, performed at the TLA One Act Play Drama Festival in June

Major Units & Topics

Movements & Vocal Characterizations

Theatre Company Personnel

Scene Creation & Advanced Storytelling

Social & Cultural Issues Playbuilding

Production Auditions, Rehearsals & Performance

Self-Reflection & Evaluations

Assessment

Assignments = 15%

Presentations = 25%

Final Scene Performances = 25%

Active Participation = 30%

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Cloverdale

Tuition

$150

Drama 11

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Arts Education

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Online

Drama 11 is intended as an overview to dramatic and theatrical arts. Students are introduced...

Drama 11

Arts Education

Drama 11 is intended as an overview to dramatic and theatrical arts. Students are introduced to basic theatrical, stage and film terminology; the origins of Western Theatre; basic elements and principles of theatrical performance and technologies; and the process of constructive critique. This course is designed to develop an appreciation for and understanding of the theater. Participation in performance outside of the classroom environment is mandatory, and students are required to attend at least one live theatrical presentation.

Major Units & Topics

Value of Drama, Vocabulary, Show Reflection, Play Analysis

Assessment

Weekly Participation & Communication - 30%

Instructor Evaluation - 25%

Assignments - 25%

Term Recordings - 10%

Forums - 10%

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Drama 11

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Arts Education

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Blended

Students will use the creative process to suspend their disbelief and create compelling dramatic performances....

Drama 11

Arts Education

Students will use the creative process to suspend their disbelief and create compelling dramatic performances. Infusing the use of improvisational and group activities, students will enhance their skills in vocal and physical performance to create dynamic characters, reflecting on and assessing their personal processes. Students will create, write, and perform in small groups, applying theatrical techniques. Students will gain an understanding of appropriate stage terminology and process. Students will experience the life of a play from auditions to the curtain call, through the performance of a class production, performed at the TLA One Act Play Drama Festival in June

Major Units & Topics

Movements & Vocal Characterizations

Theatre Company Personnel

Scene Creation & Advanced Storytelling

Social & Cultural Issues Playbuilding

Production Auditions, Rehearsals & Performance

Self-Reflection & Evaluations

Assessment

Assignments = 15%

Presentations = 25%

Final Scene Performances = 25%

Active Participation = 30%

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Cloverdale

Tuition

$150

Drama 12

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Drama 12 is intended as an overview to dramatic and theatrical arts. Students are introduced...

Drama 12

Arts Education

Drama 12 is intended as an overview to dramatic and theatrical arts. Students are introduced to basic theatrical, stage and film terminology; the origins of Western Theatre; basic elements and principles of theatrical performance and technologies; and the process of constructive critique. This course is designed to develop an appreciation for and understanding of the theater. Participation in performance outside of the classroom environment is mandatory, and students are required to attend at least one live theatrical presentation.

Major Units & Topics

Value of Drama, Vocabulary, Show Reflection, Play Analysis

Assessment

Weekly Participation & Communication - 30%

Instructor Evaluation - 25%

Assignments - 25%

Term Recordings - 10%

Forums - 10%

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Drama 12

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Arts Education

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Blended

Students will use the creative process to suspend their disbelief and create compelling dramatic performances....

Drama 12

Arts Education

Students will use the creative process to suspend their disbelief and create compelling dramatic performances. Infusing the use of improvisational and group activities, students will enhance their skills in vocal and physical performance to create dynamic characters, reflecting on and assessing their personal processes. Students will create, write, and perform in small groups, applying theatrical techniques. Students will gain an understanding of appropriate stage terminology and process. Students will experience the life of a play from auditions to the curtain call, through the performance of a class production, performed at the TLA One Act Play Drama Festival in June

Major Units & Topics

Movements & Vocal Characterizations

Theatre Company Personnel

Scene Creation & Advanced Storytelling

Social & Cultural Issues Playbuilding

Production Auditions, Rehearsals & Performance

Self-Reflection & Evaluations

Assessment

Assignments = 15%

Presentations = 25%

Final Scene Performances = 25%

Active Participation = 30%

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Cloverdale

Tuition

$150

Drama 7

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Arts Education

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Blended

Students will use the creative process to develop performance skills and confidence. Collaboratively, students will...

Drama 7

Arts Education

Students will use the creative process to develop performance skills and confidence. Collaboratively, students will work on and develop improvisational games, short monologues, and scenes. In June students share and demonstrate their learning performing in the TLA One Act Play Festival.

Major Units & Topics
Assessment

Creating scenes; writing and performing monologues; collaborating with other student actors

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

1.5 hour class attendance, 1 hour of home study (research, writing scenes, memorizing lines)

Location

Hawthorne Square

Tuition

$50

Drama 8

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Arts Education

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Blended

Students will use the creative process to develop performance skills and confidence. Collaboratively, students will...

Drama 8

Arts Education

Students will use the creative process to develop performance skills and confidence. Collaboratively, students will work on and develop improvisational games, short monologues, and scenes. In June students share and demonstrate their learning performing in the TLA One Act Play Festival.

Major Units & Topics
Assessment

Creating scenes; writing and performing monologues; collaborating with other student actors

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

1.5 hour class attendance, 1 hour of home study (research, writing scenes, memorizing lines)

Location

Hawthorne Square

Tuition

$50

Drama 9

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Arts Education

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Blended

Students will use the creative process to develop performance skills and confidence. Collaboratively, students will...

Drama 9

Arts Education

Students will use the creative process to develop performance skills and confidence. Collaboratively, students will work on and develop improvisational games, short monologues, and scenes. In June students share and demonstrate their learning performing in the TLA One Act Play Festival.

Major Units & Topics
Assessment

Creating scenes; writing and performing monologues; collaborating with other student actors

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

1.5 hour class attendance, 1 hour of home study (research, writing scenes, memorizing lines)

Location

Hawthorne Square

Tuition

$50

Fine Arts & PHE 1-3

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Arts Education
Physical and Health Education

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Blended

This class will provide students with the opportunity to explore project-based themes through music, art,...

Fine Arts & PHE 1-3

Arts Education
Physical and Health Education

This class will provide students with the opportunity to explore project-based themes through music, art, story, and movement, as well as science and humanities activities.

Major Units & Topics

Term 1 - Aquatic Life - Students will explore emotional awareness and self-regulation through the relaxation book series by Lori Lite that features ocean animals as the main characters. The themes in the stories will be expanded upon through mindfulness activities and games, instrument play, dance, science and humanities activities, and crafts.

Term 2 – Global Village - Students will explore world geography through music, dance, art, and foods. The daily regional themes will be expanded upon through stories, mindfulness activities and games, instrument play, dance, humanities activities, and crafts.

Term 3 - Biomes - Students will explore world climates and terrains. The daily themes will be expanded upon through stories, mindfulness activities and games, dramatic representation of weather and terrain through music and movement, instrument play, dance, science and humanities activities, and crafts.

Assessment
Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

2.5 hours/week in-class

Location

Abbotsford

Tuition

$50 tuition, $100 budget deduction

Fine Arts & PHE 4-6

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Arts Education
Physical and Health Education

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Blended

This class will provide students with the opportunity to explore all four strands of fine...

Fine Arts & PHE 4-6

Arts Education
Physical and Health Education

This class will provide students with the opportunity to explore all four strands of fine arts: music, visual art, drama, and dance. Students will spend time exploring both 2-D and 3-D visual art forms, work with a variety of media, such as pencil, watercolour, clay, and textiles. Through drama and music games, students will learn how to communicate ideas and express feelings and experiences through the arts. By learning traditional dances and songs, students explore a range of cultures as well as to adapt the skills learned to new contexts. Students will collaborate with one another, participating in games and activities aimed and learn the joy of taking creative risks within a safe and supported environment.

Major Units & Topics
Assessment
Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

2.5 hours/week in-class

Location

Abbotsford

Tuition

$50 tuition, $100 budget deduction

Fine Arts & PHE 7-9

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Arts Education
Physical and Health Education

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Blended

This class will provide students with the opportunity to explore all four strands of fine...

Fine Arts & PHE 7-9

Arts Education
Physical and Health Education

This class will provide students with the opportunity to explore all four strands of fine arts: music, visual art, drama, and dance.  The focus will be on introducing students to the works of famous artists, creating artistic works both collaboratively and individually using ideas inspired by those artists as well as by experimentation and imagination. Students will learn the basics of rhythm, music notation, and vocal production.

In drama, we will play games that build confidence, explore emotions, and stretch the imagination. For dance, students will learn cultural dances from around the world, exploring the relationship between place and culture as well as between dance and music. Students will collaborate with one another, participating in games and activities aimed and learn the joy of taking creative risks within a safe and supported environment.

Major Units & Topics
Assessment
Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

2.5 hours/week in-class

Location

Abbotsford

Tuition

$50 tuition, $100 budget deduction

Fine Arts & PHE K

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Arts Education
Physical and Health Education

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Blended

This class will provide students with the opportunity to explore project-based themes through music, art,...

Fine Arts & PHE K

Arts Education
Physical and Health Education

This class will provide students with the opportunity to explore project-based themes through music, art, story, and movement, as well as science and humanities activities.

Major Units & Topics

Term 2 - Aquatic Life - Students will explore emotional awareness and self-regulation through the relaxation book series by Lori Lite that features ocean animals as the main characters. The themes in the stories will be expanded upon through mindfulness activities and games, instrument play, dance, science and humanities activities, and crafts.

Assessment
Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

1.5 hours/week in-class

Location

Abbotsford

Tuition

$50 tuition, $100 budget deduction

Instrumental Music 10

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Arts Education

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Online

The Instrumental Music 10 program offers students the opportunity to pursue their personal musical goals...

Instrumental Music 10

Arts Education

The Instrumental Music 10 program offers students the opportunity to pursue their personal musical goals while receiving high school credit for their work. Students enroll in private or group music lessons and submit highlights and demonstrations of their learning. Assignments and forums encourage a broad spectrum of musical disciplines including music analysis, history and creative assignments.

Major Units & Topics

Musicianship

Music in Self and Community

Music Vocabulary

Music History

Music Analysis

Assessment

Weekly Participation & Communication - 30%

Instructor Evaluation - 25%

Assignments - 25%

Term Recordings - 10%

Forums - 10%

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Instrumental Music 11

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Arts Education

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Online

MUSIC 11 offers students the opportunity to pursue their goals in music while receiving high...

Instrumental Music 11

Arts Education

MUSIC 11 offers students the opportunity to pursue their goals in music while receiving high school credit for their work. Students develop musical skills through lessons with a private music teacher and online course assignments. Featured assignments include music analysis, music history and conducting or composing.

Major Units & Topics

Musicianship, Music in Self and Community, Music Vocabulary, Music History, Music Analysis

Assessment

Weekly Participation & Communication - 30%

Instructor Evaluation - 25%

Assignments - 25%

Term Recordings - 10%

Forums - 10%

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Instrumental Music 12

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Arts Education

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Online

The Instrumental Music 12 program offers students the opportunity to pursue their personal musical goals...

Instrumental Music 12

Arts Education

The Instrumental Music 12 program offers students the opportunity to pursue their personal musical goals while receiving high school credit for their work. Students enroll in private or group music lessons and submit highlights and demonstrations of their learning. Assignments and forums encourage a broad spectrum of musical disciplines including music analysis, history and creative assignments.

Major Units & Topics

Musicianship, Music in Self and Community, Music Vocabulary, Music History, Music Analysis

Assessment

Weekly Participation & Communication - 30%

Instructor Evaluation - 25%

Assignments - 25%

Term Recordings - 10%

Forums - 10%

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Music 7

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Arts Education

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Online

Music Online is an introductory course that offers students the opportunity to explore music in...

Music 7

Arts Education

Music Online is an introductory course that offers students the opportunity to explore music in a variety of forms. Students will work with an experienced teacher and musician to learn the basics of music theory including rhythm and notation, music vocabulary, and musical form. Through listening and responding to music from a variety of eras and cultures, students will develop an appreciation for diverse cultures, time and places.

Students will have the opportunity to learn an instrument through online lessons with Digital Music Services (DMS) or to integrate their private music lessons with this course. Students should expect to spend an hour a week on course requirements, not including practice time on their chosen instrument.

Level: Beginner to Early Intermediate.

Major Units & Topics
Assessment
Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

1 hour per week

Location

Online

Music 8

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Arts Education

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Online

Music Online is an introductory course that offers students the opportunity to explore music in...

Music 8

Arts Education

Music Online is an introductory course that offers students the opportunity to explore music in a variety of forms. Students will work with an experienced teacher and musician to learn the basics of music theory including rhythm and notation, music vocabulary, and musical form. Through listening and responding to music from a variety of eras and cultures, students will develop an appreciation for diverse cultures, time and places.

Students will have the opportunity to learn an instrument through online lessons with Digital Music Services (DMS) or to integrate their private music lessons with this course. Students should expect to spend an hour a week on course requirements, not including practice time on their chosen instrument.

Level: Beginner to Early Intermediate.

Major Units & Topics
Assessment
Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

1 hour per week

Location

Online

Music 9

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Music Online is an introductory course that offers students the opportunity to explore music in...

Music 9

Arts Education

Music Online is an introductory course that offers students the opportunity to explore music in a variety of forms. Students will work with an experienced teacher and musician to learn the basics of music theory including rhythm and notation, music vocabulary, and musical form. Through listening and responding to music from a variety of eras and cultures, students will develop an appreciation for diverse cultures, time and places.

Students will have the opportunity to learn an instrument through online lessons with Digital Music Services (DMS) or to integrate their private music lessons with this course. Students should expect to spend an hour a week on course requirements, not including practice time on their chosen instrument.

Level: Beginner to Early Intermediate.

Major Units & Topics
Assessment
Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

1 hour per week

Location

Online

Music: Composition and Production 11

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Online

Music: Composition and production 11 Takes you through the basics of Music Theory, Song Arrangement...

Music: Composition and Production 11

Arts Education

Music: Composition and production 11 Takes you through the basics of Music Theory, Song Arrangement and using a popular DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) – how to record midi and use loops. This course will allow you to progress your musical knowledge for theory and production in conjunction with a computer and a midi controller (keyboard) and deepen your understanding of sound, melody, rhythm and harmony. You will work to create your own music as well as arranging and editing samples. Some musical background is required for this course, whether you have taken Music 9/10/11 with us before, or you have taken lessons recently. If you haven’t taken a music course with TLA, then I would like you to email me some of your background and interest as to what you have done and why you want to take this course. This course does require the purchase of a Midi Keyboard or Software if you already have a Midi Keyboard. The cost ranges from $99 for just the software or $159 for the Midi Keyboard that comes with the software.

Major Units & Topics

Introduction to ableton live interface, audio effects with small projects, using loops from session to arrangement with larger projects, building tracks with MIDI and loops, final project

Assessment

Forum posts 10%

Music theory and song writing notes 15%

Small projects 25%

Large projects 30%

Final project 20%

Prerequisites

Some musical background

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Musical Theatre 10

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Online

Musical Theatre 10 focuses on developing singing/acting/movement skills in a variety of musical theatre performing...

Musical Theatre 10

Arts Education

Musical Theatre 10 focuses on developing singing/acting/movement skills in a variety of musical theatre performing styles. This class lays the foundation for musical theatre performance through learning to use your own personal voice type to sing different kinds of songs, learning to analyze the lyrics to find out how to communicate the story through vocal and physical expression, and learning to develop the character in order to bring the song to life through singing,acting and dancing. Students will also learn to overcome stage fright, and build their confidence through weekly reflection, forum discussions and other practical assignments. Students are expected to participate in a musical theatre production of their choosing that will coincide with this course.

Major Units & Topics

Musical Theatre Vocabulary

Theatre Etiquette

Play Analysis

Acting the Song

Choreography

Audition Preparation

Showcase Reflection

Assessment

Weekly Participation & Communication - 30%

Instructor Evaluation - 25%

Assignments - 25%

Term Recordings - 10%

Forums - 10%

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Musical Theatre 11

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Online

Musical Theatre 11 focuses on developing singing/acting/movement skills in a variety of musical theatre performing...

Musical Theatre 11

Arts Education

Musical Theatre 11 focuses on developing singing/acting/movement skills in a variety of musical theatre performing styles. This class lays the foundation for musical theatre performance through learning to use your own personal voice type to sing different kinds of songs, learning to analyze the lyrics to find out how to communicate the story through vocal and physical expression, and learning to develop the character in order to bring the song to life through singing,acting and dancing. Students will also learn to overcome stage fright, and build their confidence through weekly reflection, forum discussions and other practical assignments. Students are expected to participate in a musical theatre production of their choosing that will coincide with this course.

Major Units & Topics

Musical Theatre Vocabulary, Theatre Ettiquette, Play Analysis, Acting the Song, Choreography, Audition Preparation, Showcase Reflection

Assessment

Weekly Participation & Communication - 30%

Instructor Evaluation - 25%

Assignments - 25%

Term Recordings - 10%

Forums - 10%

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Musical Theatre 12

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Online

Musical Theatre 12 focuses on developing singing/acting/movement skills in a variety of musical theatre performing...

Musical Theatre 12

Arts Education

Musical Theatre 12 focuses on developing singing/acting/movement skills in a variety of musical theatre performing styles. This class lays the foundation for musical theatre performance through learning to use your own personal voice type to sing different kinds of songs, learning to analyze the lyrics to find out how to communicate the story through vocal and physical expression, and learning to develop the character in order to bring the song to life through singing,acting and dancing. Students will also learn to overcome stage fright, and build their confidence through weekly reflection, forum discussions and other practical assignments. Students are expected to participate in a musical theatre production of their choosing that will coincide with this course.

Major Units & Topics

Musical Theatre Vocabulary, Theatre Ettiquette, Play Analysis, Acting the Song, Choreography, Audition Preparation, Showcase Reflection

Assessment

Weekly Participation & Communication - 30%

Instructor Evaluation - 25%

Assignments - 25%

Term Recordings - 10%

Forums - 10%

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Photography 11

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Online

Have you ever wondered how photographers take such great pictures? Have you tried to take...

Photography 11

Arts Education

Have you ever wondered how photographers take such great pictures? Have you tried to take photographs and wondered why they didn’t seem to capture that moment that you saw with your eyes? The Media Arts 11 course focuses on the basics of photography, including building an understanding of aperture, shutter speed, lighting, and composition. Students will be introduced to the history of photography and basic camera functions. Students will use the basic techniques of composition and camera functions to build a portfolio of images, capturing people, landscapes, close-up, and action photographs.

Major Units & Topics

History of Photography, Aperture and Shutter Speed, Composition, Lighting, Portraits, Landscapes, Close-Up, Documentary Photography

Assessment

50% Assignments

20% Quizzes

15% Discussion

15% Exams

Prerequisites

None

Location

Online

Photography 12

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Online

In today’s world, photographs are all around us, including in advertisements, on websites, and hung...

Photography 12

Arts Education

In today’s world, photographs are all around us, including in advertisements, on websites, and hung on our walls as art. Many of the images that we see have been created by professional photographers. In this Media Arts course, we will focus our attention on various aspects of professional photography, delving deeper into photography building on prior year’s learning.

Major Units & Topics

Photography as a Career, Photography Critiques, Software, Darkrooms, Stock Photography, Photojournalism, Wedding Photography

Assessment

50% Assignments

20% Quizzes

15% Discussion

15% Exams

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Theatre Production 10

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Online

In Theatre Production 10, students gain the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to become participants...

Theatre Production 10

Arts Education

In Theatre Production 10, students gain the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to become participants in the theatre process.This course provides opportunities for students to experience the wealth of theatre repertoire representing a variety of styles and forms. Through their involvement, students become aware of and understand the technical and theoretical aspects of theatre, and the production issues specific to these styles. They will focus on the integral role of production elements in a theatre performance. Through participating in theatre productions, students increase their knowledge, gain confidence and develop skills in all phases of theatre processes

Major Units & Topics
Assessment
Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Theatre Production 11

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Online

In Theatre Production 11, students gain the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to become participants...

Theatre Production 11

Arts Education

In Theatre Production 11, students gain the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to become participants in the theatre process.This course provides opportunities for students to experience the wealth of theatre repertoire representing a variety of styles and forms. Through their involvement, students become aware of and understand the technical and theoretical aspects of theatre, and the production issues specific to these styles. They will focus on the integral role of production elements in a theatre performance. Through participating in theatre productions, students increase their knowledge, gain confidence and develop skills in all phases of theatre processes

Major Units & Topics

Vocabulary, Budgeting a Production, Scene Change!, Show Promotion, Hair/Make-up/Costume Design, Show Reflection

Assessment

Weekly Participation & Communication - 30%

Instructor Evaluation - 25%

Assignments - 25%

Term Recordings - 10%

Forums - 10%

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Theatre Production 12

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Online

In Theatre Production 12, students gain the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to become participants...

Theatre Production 12

Arts Education

In Theatre Production 12, students gain the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to become participants in the theatre process.This course provides opportunities for students to experience the wealth of theatre repertoire representing a variety of styles and forms. Through their involvement, students become aware of and understand the technical and theoretical aspects of theatre, and the production issues specific to these styles. They will focus on the integral role of production elements in a theatre performance. Through participating in theatre productions, students increase their knowledge, gain confidence and develop skills in all phases of theatre processes

Major Units & Topics

Vocabulary, Budgeting a Production, Scene Change!, Show Promotion, Hair/Make-up/Costume Design, Show Reflection

Assessment

Weekly Participation & Communication - 30%

Instructor Evaluation - 25%

Assignments - 25%

Term Recordings - 10%

Forums - 10%

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Visual Arts 1-3

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Blended

This course is an opportunity for students who school at home to interact with and...

Visual Arts 1-3

Arts Education

This course is an opportunity for students who school at home to interact with and learn visual art skills of drawing, painting and more with other students their age. Under the supervision and direction of an art instructor, these students meet for one 90 minute art class per week. This is a fantastic introduction to blended classes and a wonderful way to meet other TLA families and friends!

Students will create art work using a variety of art mediums such as watercolour paints, watercolour pencils, oil pastels, soft pastels, graphite, acrylic paints, repurposed/recyclable materials, and air-dry clay. They will learn about different artists and art techniques with an experienced art instructor and apply elements and principles of design in their 2D or 3D creations. Some art activities will have students using their imagination, creativity, and interests. Students will reflect on their learning by way of art journals and share their work by small group discussions and/or writing critiques.

Major Units & Topics
Assessment
Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

90 minutes per week

Location

Hawthorne Square

Tuition

$50

Visual Arts 4-6

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Blended

This course is an opportunity for students who school at home to interact with and...

Visual Arts 4-6

Arts Education

This course is an opportunity for students who school at home to interact with and learn visual art skills of drawing, painting and more with other students their age. Under the supervision and direction of an art instructor, these students meet for one 90 minute art class per week. This is a fantastic introduction to blended classes and a wonderful way to meet other TLA families and friends!

Students will create art work using a variety of art mediums such as watercolour paints, watercolour pencils, oil pastels, soft pastels, graphite, acrylic paints, repurposed/recyclable materials, and air-dry clay. They will learn about different artists and art techniques with an experienced art instructor and apply elements and principles of design in their 2D or 3D creations. Some art activities will have students using their imagination, creativity, and interests. Students will reflect on their learning by way of art journals and share their work by small group discussions and/or writing critiques.

Major Units & Topics
Assessment
Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

90 minutes per week

Location

Hawthorne Square

Tuition

$50

Visual Arts 7

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Blended

Blended Visual Art offers students the opportunity to work in class with an experienced art...

Visual Arts 7

Arts Education

Blended Visual Art offers students the opportunity to work in class with an experienced art instructor as well as complete online activities such as building an e-portfolio and participating in discussions about art and artists. Students will spend time exploring both 2-D and 3-D forms, work with a variety of media, such as pencil, charcoal, watercolour, and acrylics while learning about visual elements and principles of design.

Major Units & Topics
Assessment
Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

In addition to the hour and a half class per week, students can expect to spend another 30 minutes a week completing sketches and completing online activities.

Location

Hawthorne Square

Tuition

$50

Visual Arts 8

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Online

This is an introductory course that allows for exploration in a variety of art forms....

Visual Arts 8

Arts Education

This is an introductory course that allows for exploration in a variety of art forms. Students will learn the basic skills required to successfully complete works of art including colour theory and the basic elements of design. Students will work with a variety of materials including pencil, watercolours, acrylics and 3D materials, view well-known works of art, learn the basics of art criticism, participate in online forums, and create an online portfolio.

Major Units & Topics
Assessment

Online Portfolio

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

1.5 hours weekly

Location

Online

Visual Arts 8

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Blended

Blended Visual Art offers students the opportunity to work in class with an experienced art...

Visual Arts 8

Arts Education

Blended Visual Art offers students the opportunity to work in class with an experienced art instructor as well as complete online activities such as building an e-portfolio and participating in discussions about art and artists. Students will spend time exploring both 2-D and 3-D forms, work with a variety of media, such as pencil, charcoal, watercolour, and acrylics while learning about visual elements and principles of design.

Major Units & Topics
Assessment
Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

In addition to the hour and a half class per week, students can expect to spend another 30 minutes a week completing sketches and completing online activities.

Location

Hawthorne Square

Tuition

$50

Visual Arts 9

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Online

This is an introductory course that allows for exploration in a variety of art forms....

Visual Arts 9

Arts Education

This is an introductory course that allows for exploration in a variety of art forms. Students will learn the basic skills required to successfully complete works of art including colour theory and the basic elements of design.

Major Units & Topics

2D and 3D art forms, view well-known works of art, learn the basics of art criticism

Assessment

Online Portfolio

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

One and a half hours weekly

Location

Online

Visual Arts 9

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Arts Education

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Blended

Blended Visual Art offers students the opportunity to work in class with an experienced art...

Visual Arts 9

Arts Education

Blended Visual Art offers students the opportunity to work in class with an experienced art instructor as well as complete online activities such as building an e-portfolio and participating in discussions about art and artists. Students will spend time exploring both 2-D and 3-D forms, work with a variety of media, such as pencil, charcoal, watercolour, and acrylics while learning about visual elements and principles of design.

Major Units & Topics
Assessment
Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

In addition to the hour and a half class per week, students can expect to spend another 30 minutes a week completing sketches and completing online activities.

Location

Hawthorne Square

Tuition

$50

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