Elementary

DE = Distance Education
OL = Online
H = Hybrid
Course Delivery Descriptions
Grade K

The State of Idaho requires that I-DEA kindergarten students participate in school a minimum of 450 hours over the course of 180 school days. The majority of instructional time at this grade level should be devoted to acquiring skills in math and language arts. In Language Arts K, students cover kindergarten level content in Reading, Writing, Vocabulary, and Phonics/Spelling. Minimum recommendation for instruction: 90 minutes/5 days per week.

DE Syllabus #1 DE Syllabus #2 DE Syllabus #3

Grade 1

The State of Idaho requires that I-DEA first grade students participate in school a minimum of 810 hours over the course of 180 school days. The majority of instructional time at this grade level should be devoted to acquiring skills in math and language arts. In Language Arts 1, students cover kindergarten level content in Reading, Writing, Vocabulary, and Phonics/Spelling.
Minimum recommendation for instruction: 120 minutes/5 days per week.

DE Syllabus #1 DE Syllabus #2

Grade 2

The State of Idaho requires that I-DEA second grade students participate in school a minimum of 810 hours over the course of 180 school days. The majority of instructional time at this grade level should be devoted to acquiring skills in math and language arts. In Language Arts 2, students cover kindergarten level content in Reading, Writing, Vocabulary, and Phonics/Spelling.
Minimum recommendation for instruction: 120 minutes/5 days per week.

DE Syllabus #1 DE Syllabus #2

Grade 3

The State of Idaho requires that I-DEA third grade students participate in school a minimum of 810 hours over the course of 180 school days. The majority of instructional time at this grade level should be devoted to acquiring skills in math and language arts. In Language Arts 3, students cover kindergarten level content in Reading, Writing, Vocabulary, and Phonics/Spelling.
Minimum recommendation for instruction: 120 minutes/5 days per week.

DE Syllabus OL Syllabus

Grade 4

The State of Idaho requires that I-DEA fourth grade students participate in school a minimum of 900 hours over the course of 180 school days. The majority of instructional time at this grade level should be balanced between the four core subject areas. In Language Arts 4, students cover 4th grade level content in Reading, Writing, Vocabulary, Grammar, and Spelling.
Minimum recommendation for instruction: 120 minutes/5 days per week.

DE Syllabus OL Syllabus

Grade 5

The State of Idaho requires that I-DEA fifth grade students participate in school a minimum of 900 hours over the course of 180 school days. The majority of instructional time at this grade level should be balanced between the four core subject areas. In Language Arts 5, students cover 5th grade level content in Reading, Writing, Vocabulary, Grammar, and Spelling.
Minimum recommendation for instruction: 120 minutes/5 days per week.

DE Syllabus OL Syllabus

Grade K-5

This course is required for students performing below grade level (including Title 1, ELL, SpEd). 1) Choose an I-DEA Top Pick Curriculum or an approved Intervention Curriculum 2) Attend a Title 1 class in person or online 1 day per week 3) Successfully complete assigned online coursework. Amount of time daily and number of skills/concepts mastered dependent on student's individual goals. Required instruction: 5 days per week.

Syllabus

Grade K-5

Student must have an IEP to be in this course.

Syllabus

Grade K

The State of Idaho requires that I-DEA kindergarten students participate in school a minimum of 450 hours over the course of 180 school days. The majority of instructional time at this grade level should be devoted to acquiring skills in math and language arts. In Math K, students cover kindergarten level content in Math.
Minimum recommendation for instruction: 45 minutes/5 days per week.

Syllabus

Grade 1

The State of Idaho requires that I-DEA first grade students participate in school a minimum of 810 hours over the course of 180 school days. The majority of instructional time at this grade level should be devoted to acquiring skills in math and language arts. In Math 1, students cover 1st grade level content in Math.
Minimum recommendation for instruction: 75 minutes/5 days per week.

DE Syllabus OL Syllabus

Grade 2

The State of Idaho requires that I-DEA second grade students participate in school a minimum of 810 hours over the course of 180 school days. The majority of instructional time at this grade level should be devoted to acquiring skills in math and language arts. In Math 2, students cover 2nd grade level content in Math.
Minimum recommendation for instruction: 75 minutes/5 days per week.

DE Syllabus OL Syllabus

Grade 3

The State of Idaho requires that I-DEA third grade students participate in school a minimum of 810 hours over the course of 180 school days. The majority of instructional time at this grade level should be devoted to acquiring skills in math and language arts. In Math 3, students cover 3rd grade level content in Math.
Minimum recommendation for instruction: 75 minutes/5 days per week.

DE Syllabus OL Syllabus

Grade 4

The State of Idaho requires that I-DEA fourth grade students participate in school a minimum of 900 hours over the course of 180 school days. The majority of instructional time at this grade level should be balanced between the four core subject areas. In Math 4, students cover 4th grade level content in Math.
Minimum recommendation for instruction: 75 minutes/5 days per week.

DE Syllabus OL Syllabus

Grade 5

The State of Idaho requires that I-DEA fifth grade students participate in school a minimum of 900 hours over the course of 180 school days. The majority of instructional time at this grade level should be balanced between the four core subject areas. In Math 5, students cover 5th grade level content in Math.
Minimum recommendation for instruction: 75 minutes/5 days per week.

DE Syllabus OL Syllabus

Grade K-5

This course is required for students performing below grade level (including Title 1, ELL, SpEd). 1) Choose an I-DEA Top Pick Curriculum or an approved Intervention Curriculum 2) Attend a Title 1 class in person or online 1 day per week 3) Successfully complete assigned online coursework. Amount of time daily and number of skills/concepts mastered dependent on student's individual goals. Required instruction: 5 days per week.

Syllabus

Grade K-5

Student must have an IEP to be in this course.

Syllabus

Grade K

The State of Idaho requires that I-DEA kindergarten students participate in school a minimum of 450 hours over the course of 180 school days. The majority of instructional time at this grade level should be devoted to acquiring skills in math and language arts. In Science K, students cover kindergarten level content in Science.
Minimum recommendation for instruction: 30 minutes/3 days per week.

DE Syllabus OL Syllabus

Grade 1

The State of Idaho requires that I-DEA first grade students participate in school a minimum of 810 hours over the course of 180 school days. The majority of instructional time at this grade level should be devoted to acquiring skills in math and language arts. In Science 1, students cover 1st grade level content in Science.
Minimum recommendation for instruction: 30 minutes/3 days per week.

DE Syllabus OL Syllabus

Grade 2

The State of Idaho requires that I-DEA second grade students participate in school a minimum of 810 hours over the course of 180 school days. The majority of instructional time at this grade level should be devoted to acquiring skills in math and language arts. In Science 2, students cover 2nd grade level content in Science.
Minimum recommendation for instruction: 45 minutes/5 days per week.

DE Syllabus OL Syllabus

Grade 3

The State of Idaho requires that I-DEA third grade students participate in school a minimum of 810 hours over the course of 180 school days. The majority of instructional time at this grade level should be devoted to acquiring skills in math and language arts. In Science 3, students cover 3rd grade level content in Science.
Minimum recommendation for instruction: 45 minutes/5 days per week.

DE Syllabus OL Syllabus

Grade 4

The State of Idaho requires that I-DEA fourth grade students participate in school a minimum of 900 hours over the course of 180 school days. The majority of instructional time at this grade level should be balanced between the four core subject areas. In Science 4, students cover 4th grade level content in Science.
Minimum recommendation for instruction: 45 minutes/5 days per week.

Syllabus

Grade 5

The State of Idaho requires that I-DEA fifth grade students participate in school a minimum of 900 hours over the course of 180 school days. The majority of instructional time at this grade level should be balanced between the four core subject areas. In Science 5, students cover 5th grade level content in Science.
Minimum recommendation for instruction: 60 minutes/5 days per week.

Syllabus

Grade K

The State of Idaho requires that I-DEA kindergarten students participate in school a minimum of 450 hours over the course of 180 school days. The majority of instructional time at this grade level should be devoted to acquiring skills in math and language arts. In Social Studies K, students cover kindergarten level content in Social Studies.
Minimum recommendation for instruction: 30 minutes/3 days per week.

DE Syllabus OL Syllabus

Grade 1

The State of Idaho requires that I-DEA first grade students participate in school a minimum of 810 hours over the course of 180 school days. The majority of instructional time at this grade level should be devoted to acquiring skills in math and language arts. In Social Studies 1, students cover 1st grade level content in Social Studies.
Minimum recommendation for instruction: 30 minutes/3 days per week.

DE Syllabus OL Syllabus

Grade 2

The State of Idaho requires that I-DEA second grade students participate in school a minimum of 810 hours over the course of 180 school days. The majority of instructional time at this grade level should be devoted to acquiring skills in math and language arts. In Social Studies 2, students cover 2nd grade level content in Social Studies.
Minimum recommendation for instruction: 45 minutes/3 days per week.

DE Syllabus OL Syllabus

Grade 3

The State of Idaho requires that I-DEA third grade students participate in school a minimum of 810 hours over the course of 180 school days. The majority of instructional time at this grade level should be devoted to acquiring skills in math and language arts. In Social Studies 3, students cover 3rd grade level content in Social Studies.
Minimum recommendation for instruction: 45 minutes/3 days per week.

DE Syllabus OL Syllabus

Grade 4

The State of Idaho requires that I-DEA fourth grade students participate in school a minimum of 900 hours over the course of 180 school days. The majority of instructional time at this grade level should be balanced between the four core subject areas. In grade 4, students cover Idaho History.
Minimum recommendation for instruction: 45 minutes/5 days per week.

Syllabus

Grade 5

The State of Idaho requires that I-DEA fifth grade students participate in school a minimum of 900 hours over the course of 180 school days. The majority of instructional time at this grade level should be balanced between the four core subject areas. In Social Studies 5, students cover 5th grade level content in Social Studies.
Minimum recommendation for instruction: 60 minutes/5 days per week.

Syllabus

Grade K

Students performing at or above grade level may take up to two elective classes per semester. We recommend that one PE/Health and one Fine Arts class be taken. The elective classes may be taught separately or integrated into the other core classes. Minimum recommendation for instruction: 30 minutes/2 days per week. Some assignments may require more time for your students.

Syllabus

Grade 1

Students performing at or above grade level may take up to two elective classes per semester. We recommend that one PE/Health and one Fine Arts class be taken. The elective classes may be taught separately or integrated into the other core classes. Minimum recommendation for instruction: 30 minutes/2 days per week. Some assignments may require more time for your students.

Syllabus

Grade 2

Students performing at or above grade level may take up to two elective classes per semester. We recommend that one PE/Health and one Fine Arts class be taken. The elective classes may be taught separately or integrated into the other core classes. Minimum recommendation for instruction: 30 minutes/2 days per week. Some assignments may require more time for your students.

Syllabus

Grade 3

Students performing at or above grade level may take up to two elective classes per semester. We recommend that one PE/Health and one Fine Arts class be taken. The elective classes may be taught separately or integrated into the other core classes. Minimum recommendation for instruction: 30 minutes/2 days per week. Some assignments may require more time for your students.

Syllabus

Grade 4

Students performing at or above grade level may take up to two elective classes per semester. We recommend that one PE/Health and one Fine Arts class be taken. The elective classes may be taught separately or integrated into the other core classes. Minimum recommendation for instruction: 60 minutes/2 days per week. Some assignments may require more time for your students.

Syllabus

Grade 5

Students performing at or above grade level may take up to two elective classes per semester. We recommend that one PE/Health and one Fine Arts class be taken. The elective classes may be taught separately or integrated into the other core classes. Minimum recommendation for instruction: 60 minutes/2 days per week. Some assignments may require more time for your students.

Syllabus

Grade K

Students performing at or above grade level may take up to two elective classes per semester. We recommend that one PE/Health and one Fine Arts class be taken. Minimum recommendation for instruction: 30 minutes/2 days per week. Some assignments may require more time for your students.

Syllabus

Grade 1

Students performing at or above grade level may take up to two elective classes per semester. We recommend that one PE/Health and one Fine Arts class be taken. Minimum recommendation for instruction: 30 minutes/2 days per week. Some assignments may require more time for your students.

Syllabus

Grade 2

Students performing at or above grade level may take up to two elective classes per semester. We recommend that one PE/Health and one Fine Arts class be taken. Minimum recommendation for instruction: 30 minutes/2 days per week. Some assignments may require more time for your students.

Syllabus

Grade 3

Students performing at or above grade level may take up to two elective classes per semester. We recommend that one PE/Health and one Fine Arts class be taken. Minimum recommendation for instruction: 30 minutes/2 days per week. Some assignments may require more time for your students.

Syllabus

Grade 4

Students performing at or above grade level may take up to two elective classes per semester. We recommend that one PE/Health and one Fine Arts class be taken. Minimum recommendation for instruction: 45 minutes/2 days per week. Some assignments may require more time for your students.

Syllabus

Grade 5

Students performing at or above grade level may take up to two elective classes per semester. We recommend that one PE/Health and one Fine Arts class be taken. Minimum recommendation for instruction: 45 minutes/2 days per week. Some assignments may require more time for your students.

Syllabus

Grade K

Students performing at or above grade level may take up to two elective classes per semester. We recommend that one PE/Health and one Fine Arts class be taken. The elective classes may be taught separately or integrated into the other core classes. Minimum recommendation for instruction: 30 minutes/2 days per week. Some assignments may require more time for your students.

Syllabus

Grade 1

Students performing at or above grade level may take up to two elective classes per semester. We recommend that one PE/Health and one Fine Arts class be taken. The elective classes may be taught separately or integrated into the other core classes. Minimum recommendation for instruction: 30 minutes/2 days per week. Some assignments may require more time for your students.

Syllabus

Grade 2

Students performing at or above grade level may take up to two elective classes per semester. We recommend that one PE/Health and one Fine Arts class be taken. The elective classes may be taught separately or integrated into the other core classes. Minimum recommendation for instruction: 30 minutes/2 days per week. Some assignments may require more time for your students.

Syllabus

Grade 3

Students performing at or above grade level may take up to two elective classes per semester. We recommend that one PE/Health and one Fine Arts class be taken. The elective classes may be taught separately or integrated into the other core classes. Minimum recommendation for instruction: 30 minutes/2 days per week. Some assignments may require more time for your students.

Syllabus

Grade 4

Students performing at or above grade level may take up to two elective classes per semester. We recommend that one PE/Health and one Fine Arts class be taken. The elective classes may be taught separately or integrated into the other core classes. Minimum recommendation for instruction: 45 minutes/2 days per week. Some assignments may require more time for your students.

Syllabus

Grade 5

Students performing at or above grade level may take up to two elective classes per semester. We recommend that one PE/Health and one Fine Arts class be taken. The elective classes may be taught separately or integrated into the other core classes. Minimum recommendation for instruction: 45 minutes/2 days per week. Some assignments may require more time for your students.

Syllabus

Grade 3

Students performing at or above grade level may take up to two elective classes per semester. We recommend that one PE/Health and one Fine Arts class be taken. Minimum recommendation for instruction: 30 minutes/2 days per week. Some assignments may require more time for your students.

Syllabus

Grade 4

Students performing at or above grade level may take up to two elective classes per semester. We recommend that one PE/Health and one Fine Arts class be taken. Minimum recommendation for instruction: 45 minutes/2 days per week. Some assignments may require more time for your students.

Syllabus

Grade 5

Students performing at or above grade level may take up to two elective classes per semester. We recommend that one PE/Health and one Fine Arts class be taken. Minimum recommendation for instruction: 45 minutes/2 days per week. Some assignments may require more time for your students.

Syllabus

Grade K-5

Did you know computers have their very own language? Instead of words, computers talk in numbers and short commands. When you master their language, you can make cool things like interactive games, mazes, and digital art come to life. In this course, you’ll learn how to program using Scratch, the MIT Media Lab’s free programming-for-kids software, and how talk to computers — no robot voice required. What you will create: In this course you will create your own games, interactive art and geometric drawings.

System Requirements: PC: Windows 7 or higher; Mac: Mac OS X 10.7 or higher; Scratch account from MIT (free)

Grade K-5

Do you like Minecraft? Have you ever wanted to create your own personal textures or explore the wonders of redstone? Do you find yourself building impressive architectural structures that you’d like to share with others? Join us as we embark upon an adventure through science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) in the mystical world of Minecraft. What you will create: Apply S.T.E.A.M. concepts into the physical world, scale and create Minecraft textures and solve basic engineering and mathematical problems using Minecraft blocks.

Extra: Minecraft software ($26.95 for PC/Mac version – separate purchase required, may submit for reimbursement), System Requirements: PC: Windows 7 or higher; Mac: Mac OS X 10.7 or higher

Grade 3-5

Our enTREPreneurship course is the perfect place to start learning how to start your own business. Are you trying to save up for a new bike — or an iPad or a pair of shoes or a parakeet? We’re here to help young enTREPreneurs create business plans and learn how to start making money. What you will create: In this course you will learn how to earn and manage your own money and explore the basics of building a business.

System Requirements: PC: Windows 7 or higher; Mac: Mac OS X 10.7 or higher

Grade 3-5

Google is the #1 brand in the world right now. Venture through this course to transition from Google Novice to Ninja. Students will learn both basic and advanced features of email and calendaring, spreadsheets, word processing, slide presentations, drawing, survey forms, drive storage, photo editing, and much more! After taking this course you will have acquired the skills needed to using Google’s products like a pro. In addition to knowing the ins and outs of using all the Google apps and productivity tools, you will understand how to share documents and files with others online. What you will learn: Google Search Basics and Advanced Tips & Tricks, Mastering Gmail, Google Drive Apps: Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms, & Drawings and getting organized with Google calendar!

System Requirements: PC, Mac, Chromebook, or Netbook: Capable of running Google Chrome browser, Gmail Account (with parent supervision)




Middle

DE = Distance Education
OL = Online
H = Hybrid
Course Delivery Descriptions
Grade 6

The State of Idaho requires that I-DEA sixth grade students participate in school a minimum of 900 hours over the course of 180 school days. The majority of instructional time at this grade level should be balanced between the four core subject areas. In Language Arts 6, students cover 6th grade level content in Reading, Writing, Vocabulary, Grammar, and Spelling. Minimum recommendation for instruction: One hour per school day, per subject is required in order to earn middle school credit. There may be days when you work more than one hour per day, and days when you work slightly less than one hour. Use the pacing guide for each Module to budget your time.

Syllabus

2 Semesters    Grade 7

The goal of this course is for students to progress in written and oral communication skills. An emphasis is placed on reading comprehension and written and spoken language. Minimum time recommendation for instruction: One hour per school day, per subject is required in order to earn middle school credit. There may be days when you work more than one hour per day, and days when you work slightly less than one hour. Use the pacing guide to budget your time.

Syllabus

2 Semesters    Grade 8

The goal of this course is for students to progress in written and oral communication skills. An emphasis is placed on reading comprehension and written and spoken language. Minimum time recommendation for instruction: One hour per school day, per subject is required in order to earn middle school credit. There may be days when you work more than one hour per day, and days when you work slightly less than one hour. Use the pacing guide to budget your time.

Syllabus

Grade 6-8    5 days per week

The Title 1 Course is for students who have not yet demonstrated mastery of grade level standards and need additional support, instruction, and intervention. Title 1 courses are separate courses on the Individualized Learning Plan (ILP) and are meant to be completed in addition to the other courses, not as a replacement to the other courses. For example, your student will complete their English Language Arts course and then a Title 1 English Language Arts course in order to help them close the gap and master grade level standards. A student enrolled in a Title 1 course needs to spend 1 hour per week working in the online program from home and attend a weekly tutoring session.

Syllabus

2 Semesters    Grade 6-8

Student must have an IEP to enroll. Resource Room Language Arts Class 6-8 is designed for students who have an IEP with language arts goals. The focus of the class is to teach strategies and skills to close the gap and increase students skills and confidence in language arts. Students will also be enrolled in a general education language arts class at their instructional level: to be determined by the IEP Team and they will take a diagnostic iReady Assessment. Minimum time recommendation for instruction: 60 minutes a day or the completion of one to two lessons in iReady.

Syllabus

Up to 2 semesters per year    Grade 7-8

This course title should be selected if the student will be receiving instruction and semester grades from IDLA.

Grade 6

This course is designed to prepare students for the Math 7 curriculum. The focus areas include: 1) Connecting ratio and rate to whole number multiplication and division and using concepts of ratio to solve problems. 2) Completing understanding of division of fraction and extending the notion of number to the system of rational numbers, including negative numbers. 3) Writing, interpreting, and using expression and equations. 4) Developing understanding of statistical thinking. Minimum recommendation for instruction: One hour per school day, per subject is required in order to earn middle school credit. There may be days when you work more than one hour per day, and days when you work slightly less than one hour. Use the pacing guide for each Module to budget your time.

Syllabus

2 Semesters    Grade 7

A student in Math 7 will learn how to: 1) Analyze proportional relationships and use them to solve real-world and mathematical problems. 2) Apply and extend previous understandings of operations with fractions to add, subtract, multiply, and divide rational numbers. 3) Use properties of operations to generate equivalent expressions. 4) Solve real-life and mathematical problems using numerical and algebraic expressions and equations. 5) Draw, construct and describe geometrical figures and describe the relationships between them. 6) Solve real-life and mathematical problems involving angle measure, area, surface area, and volume. 7) Use random sampling to draw inferences about a population. 8) Draw informal comparative inferences about two populations. 9) Investigate chance processes and develop, use, and evaluate probability models. Minimum recommendation for instruction: One hour per school day, per subject is required in order to earn middle school credit. There may be days when you work more than one hour per day, and days when you work slightly less than one hour. Use the pacing guide for each Module to budget your time.

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2 Semesters    Grade 8

This course is designed to prepare students for Integrated Math I (first year HS math) curriculum. A student in Math 8 will: 1) Know that there are numbers that are not rational, and approximate them by rational numbers. 2) Work with radicals and integer exponents. 3) Understand the connections between proportional relationships, lines, and linear equations. 4) Analyze and solve linear equations and pairs of simultaneous linear equations. 5) Define, evaluate, and compare functions. 6) Use functions to model relationships between quantities. 7) Understand congruence and similarity using physical models, transparencies, or geometry software. 8) Understand and apply the Pythagorean Theorem. 9) Solve real-world and mathematical problems involving volume of cylinders, cones, and spheres. 10) Investigate patterns of association in bivariate data. Minimum time recommendation for instruction: One hour per school day, per subject is required in order to earn middle school credit. There may be days when you work more than one hour per day, and days when you work slightly less than one hour. Use the pacing guide to budget your time.

Syllabus

Grade 6-8    5 days per week

The Title 1 Course is for students who have not yet demonstrated mastery of grade level standards and need additional support, instruction, and intervention. Title 1 courses are separate courses on the Individualized Learning Plan (ILP) and are meant to be completed in addition to the other courses, not as a replacement to the other courses. For example, your student will complete their Math course and then a Title 1 Math course in order to help them close the gap and master grade level standards. A student enrolled in a Title 1 course needs to spend 1 hour per week working in the online program from home and attend a weekly tutoring session.

Syllabus

2 Semesters    Grade 6-8

Student must have an IEP to enroll. Resource Room Math Class 6-8 is designed for students who have an IEP with math goals. The focus of the class is to teach strategies and skills to close the gap and increase students skills and confidence in math. Students will also be enrolled in a general education math class at their instructional level: to be determined by the IEP Team and they will take a diagnostic iReady Assessment. Minimum time recommendation for instruction: 60 minutes a day or the completion of one to two lessons in iReady.

Level 1 Syllabus Level 2 Syllabus Level 3 Syllabus

Up to 2 semesters per year    Grade 7-8

This course title should be selected if the student will be receiving instruction and semester grades from IDLA.

Grade 6

The State of Idaho requires that I-DEA sixth grade students participate in school a minimum of 900 hours over the course of 180 school days. The majority of instructional time at this grade level should be balanced between the four core subject areas. In Science 6, students cover 6th grade level content in Science.
Minimum recommendation for instruction: 60 minutes/5 days per week.

Syllabus

2 Semesters    Grade 7

Life Science is the study of the origins, diversity and complexity of living organisms. The topics covered include characteristics of life, structure and functions of cells, major body systems, reproduction and heredity, evolution and biodiversity, organisms and their environments, energy and living things and topics in ecology. One hour per school day, per subject is required in order to earn middle school credit. There may be days when you work more than one hour per day, and days when you work slightly less than one hour. Use the pacing guide to budget your time.

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2 Semesters    Grade 8

The student will understand the process of physical science, measurement, the tools used, and the role of science in society. The student will develop an appreciation of: matter; the structure, composition, properties of matter; and energy. One hour per school day, per subject is required in order to earn middle school credit. There may be days when you work more than one hour per day, and days when you work slightly less than one hour. Use the pacing guide to budget your time.

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Up to 2 semesters per year    Grade 7-8

This course title should be selected if the student will be receiving instruction and semester grades from IDLA.

2 Semesters    Grade 6

This course explores the early beginnings of our civilization. Areas of study include the first humans, the first civilizations and empires, the rise of Rome, and the world of Islam. Students will explain the rise of human civilization, trace how natural resources and technological advances have shaped human civilization, build an understanding of the cultural and social development of human civilization, and identify the role of religion in the development of human civilization. Minimum time recommendation for instruction: One hour per school day. There may be days when you work more than one hour per day, and days when you work less. Use the pacing guide to budget your time.

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2 Semesters    Grade 7-8

This course studies the early modern world through the beginnings of the 20th century. The topics include the Renaissance period, age of exploration, the Enlightenment, Europe in an age of autocracy, and the Industrial Revolution. Highlights include nationalism and revolution, imperialism, and World War I and II. Minimum time recommendation for instruction: One hour per school day. There may be days when you work more than one hour per day, and days when you work less. Use the pacing guide to budget your time.

Syllabus

Up to 2 semesters per year    Grade 7-8

This course title should be selected if the student will be receiving instruction and semester grades from IDLA.

Grade 6

Students performing at or above grade level may take up to two elective classes per semester. We recommend that one PE/Health and one Fine Arts class be taken. The elective classes may be taught separately or integrated into the other core classes. Minimum recommendation for instruction: 60 minutes/2 days per week. Some assignments may require more time for your students.

Fall Syllabus Spring Syllabus

Grade 7

This course combines the elements of health education with the principles of fitness and physical education in order to help students understand the correlation between a healthy lifestyle and physical activity. The health portion includes topics such as, decision making and communication skills, mental and emotional health awareness, environmental health, basic nutrition and fitness principles, and disease prevention. The fitness portion includes participation in various basic skill specific sports, recreational games, and fitness activities. 1 Credit is equivalent to approximately 60 hours of lessons, practice, student activity, and content instruction.

Fall Syllabus Spring Syllabus

Grade 8

This course combines the elements of health education with the principles of fitness and physical education in order to help students understand the correlation between a healthy lifestyle and physical activity. The health portion includes topics such as, decision making and communication skills, mental and emotional health awareness, environmental health, basic nutrition and fitness principles, and disease prevention. The fitness portion includes participation in various basic skill specific sports, recreational games, and fitness activities. 1 Credit is equivalent to approximately 60 hours of lessons, practice, student activity, and content instruction.

Fall Syllabus Spring Syllabus

Grade 6

Students performing at or above grade level may take up to two elective classes per semester. We recommend that one PE/Health and one Fine Arts class be taken. The elective classes may be taught separately or integrated into the other core classes. Minimum recommendation for instruction: 45 minutes/2 days per week. Some assignments may require more time for your students.

Fall Syllabus Spring Syllabus

Grade 6

Students performing at or above grade level may take up to two elective classes per semester. We recommend that one PE/Health and one Fine Arts class be taken. The elective classes may be taught separately or integrated into the other core classes. Minimum recommendation for instruction: 45 minutes/2 days per week. Some assignments may require more time for your students.

Fall Syllabus Spring Syllabus

Grade 6

Students performing at or above grade level may take up to two elective classes per semester. We recommend that one PE/Health and one Fine Arts class be taken. The elective classes may be taught separately or integrated into the other core classes. Minimum recommendation for instruction: 45 minutes/2 days per week. Some assignments may require more time for your students.

Fall Syllabus Spring Syllabus

Grade 7

This course deals with the historical and cultural contexts of music, which includes understanding and appreciating music throughout history and across various cultures. It also includes basic music terminology, theory, analyses, listening and performance skills, musical styles, genres, communicating through music and instrumentation. Popular, contest, and concert music, exercises for improvement of technical skill in playing an instrument or vocal exercises and techniques to improve individual singing ability, basic music terminology and theory, basic music history and listening skills are included. Each year of involvement brings increased expectations and expertise. 1 Credit is equivalent to approximately 60 hours of lessons, practice, student activity, and content instruction.

Fall Syllabus Spring Syllabus

Grade 8

This course deals with the historical and cultural contexts of music, which includes understanding and appreciating music throughout history and across various cultures. It also includes basic music terminology, theory, analyses, listening and performance skills, musical styles, genres, communicating through music and instrumentation. Popular, contest, and concert music, exercises for improvement of technical skill in playing an instrument or vocal exercises and techniques to improve individual singing ability, basic music terminology and theory, basic music history and listening skills are included. Each year of involvement brings increased expectations and expertise. 1 Credit is equivalent to approximately 60 hours of lessons, practice, student activity, and content instruction.

Fall Syllabus Spring Syllabus

Grade 7

This course deals with the historical and cultural contexts of music, which includes understanding and appreciating music throughout history and across various cultures. It also includes basic music terminology, theory, analyses, listening and performance skills, musical styles, genres, communicating through music and instrumentation. Popular, contest, and concert music, exercises for improvement of technical skill in playing an instrument or vocal exercises and techniques to improve individual singing ability, basic music terminology and theory, basic music history and listening skills are included. Each year of involvement brings increased expectations and expertise. 1 Credit is equivalent to approximately 60 hours of lessons, practice, student activity, and content instruction.

Fall Syllabus Spring Syllabus

Grade 8

This course deals with the historical and cultural contexts of music, which includes understanding and appreciating music throughout history and across various cultures. It also includes basic music terminology, theory, analyses, listening and performance skills, musical styles, genres, communicating through music and instrumentation. Popular, contest, and concert music, exercises for improvement of technical skill in playing an instrument or vocal exercises and techniques to improve individual singing ability, basic music terminology and theory, basic music history and listening skills are included. Each year of involvement brings increased expectations and expertise. 1 Credit is equivalent to approximately 60 hours of lessons, practice, student activity, and content instruction.

Fall Syllabus Spring Syllabus

Grade 6

Did you know computers have their very own language? Instead of words, computers talk in numbers and short commands. When you master their language, you can make cool things like interactive games, mazes, and digital art come to life. In this course, you’ll learn how to program using Scratch, the MIT Media Lab’s free programming-for-kids software, and how talk to computers — no robot voice required. What you will create: In this course you will create your own games, interactive art and geometric drawings.

System Requirements: PC: Windows 7 or higher; Mac: Mac OS X 10.7 or higher; Scratch account from MIT (free)

Grade 6

Do you like Minecraft? Have you ever wanted to create your own personal textures or explore the wonders of redstone? Do you find yourself building impressive architectural structures that you’d like to share with others? Join us as we embark upon an adventure through science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) in the mystical world of Minecraft. What you will create: Apply S.T.E.A.M. concepts into the physical world, scale and create Minecraft textures and solve basic engineering and mathematical problems using Minecraft blocks.

Extra: Minecraft software ($26.95 for PC/Mac version – separate purchase required, may submit for reimbursement), System Requirements: PC: Windows 7 or higher; Mac: Mac OS X 10.7 or higher

Grade 6

Our goal is to prepare kids for the future and give them a real world coding experience, while having a lot of fun! This course is project driven allowing students to customize the code they’re learning and make amazingly awesome games for a browser! What you will create: In this course you will learn How to code your own side scrolling platform game (Mario Style), Writing your own JavaScript to create 3 different browser games and personally-developed games that you can share with your friends.

System Requirements: PC: Windows 7 or higher; Mac: Mac OS X 10.7 or higher, various free downloads

Grade 6

Students will build a coding portfolio while learning how to use HTML 5, CSS3, and JavaScript. This course gives them the tools they need to make a custom online web portfolio. What you will create: In this course you will create two separate websites to start to coding portfolio and dive deeper into HTML & CSS showing responsive web development so sites will work perfectly on any screen size including tablets and phones.

System Requirements: PC: Windows 7 or higher; Mac: Mac OS X 10.7 or higher, various free downloads

Grade 6

Our enTREPreneurship course is the perfect place to start learning how to start your own business. Are you trying to save up for a new bike — or an iPad or a pair of shoes or a parakeet? We’re here to help young enTREPreneurs create business plans and learn how to start making money. What you will create: In this course you will learn how to earn and manage your own money and explore the basics of building a business.

System Requirements: PC: Windows 7 or higher; Mac: Mac OS X 10.7 or higher

Grade 6

Ever wonder how the stock market works? Or thought about saving up for something big, but just wasn’t sure where to start? In this course on financial literacy for kids, you’ll learn all about managing your money and why it’s important. From buying a bike now to buying a house when you’re grown up, learning how to plan your finances is useful no matter how old (or young!) you are. What you will learn: In this course you will learn how to apply important real-life financial principles, Make informed decisions about personal finance and navigate savings and loans, credit, investments, and financial planning.

System Requirements: PC: Windows 7 or higher; Mac: Mac OS X 10.7 or higher

Grade 6

Google is the #1 brand in the world right now. Venture through this course to transition from Google Novice to Ninja. Students will learn both basic and advanced features of email and calendaring, spreadsheets, word processing, slide presentations, drawing, survey forms, drive storage, photo editing, and much more! After taking this course you will have acquired the skills needed to using Google’s products like a pro. In addition to knowing the ins and outs of using all the Google apps and productivity tools, you will understand how to share documents and files with others online. What you will learn: Google Search Basics and Advanced Tips & Tricks, Mastering Gmail, Google Drive Apps: Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms, & Drawings and getting organized with Google calendar!

System Requirements: PC, Mac, Chromebook, or Netbook: Capable of running Google Chrome browser, Gmail Account (with parent supervision)

Grade 6

In this 3D animation course, you’ll learn how to build worlds from the ground up with detailed characters, objects, and landscapes. Then, we’ll teach you how to animate your 3D creations with a full range of motions and movements using Blender 2.7x. Create, tinker, and explore your own immersive, shareable world. What you will create: Your own 3D characters, objects, and environments in Blender, design 3D characters, objects, and landscapes and Import your 3D creations into the Blender game engine!

Extra: Blender 2.7x (free download included), System Requirements: PC: Windows 7 or higher; Mac: Mac OS X 10.7 or higher

Grade 6

From candy to robots to rockets, there’s not much you can’t build as a 3D-printing expert. In this 3D printing course for kids, you’ll master best practices of 3D modeling and printing, starting with basic shapes and building up to complex models. Learn, design, and watch your creations come to life — layer by incredible layer. What you will create: Your very own 3D designs, plus a custom-printed 3D model (printing service must be purchased separately)

Extra: Blender 2.7x (free download included), System Requirements: PC: Windows 7 or higher; Mac: Mac OS X 10.7 or higher

Grade 6

Ever wonder where some of those hilarious and beautiful viral photos come from? They come from kids just like you! Learn the graphic design techniques you need to turn your pics from plain to phenomenal. You’ll master everything from filtering, drawing, and painting techniques to blending photos together and changing the backgrounds on your graphics. Learn, edit, post, and rack up the faves. What you will create: Your own personal album of digital art, superimpose subjects from one photo onto a new background, Illustrate text and create collages!

Extra: Gimp 2.6 (free download included), System Requirements: PC: Windows 7 or higher; Mac: Mac OS X 10.7 or higher

Grade 6

These days, “artist” means way more than being a pro with a paintbrush or pottery wheel. Digital art can be found everywhere — from video games to movies to magazine ads. In this course on digital art for kids, you’ll learn the fundamentals of drawing using Inkscape software. From there, you can create realistic digital sketches and renderings. Unleash your inner Monet without the mess. What you will create: Your own portfolio of realistic digital images, and practice movement, rhythm, proportion, and more!

Extra: Inkscape 0.91 (free download included), System Requirements: PC: Windows 7 or higher; Mac: Mac OS X 10.7 or higher

Grade 6

Behind every song of the summer, feature film, or cartoon is a seasoned sound engineer. In this course, we’ll teach you how to record and produce pro-level sounds using Audacity audio editing software. From there, you can add effects to music and voice tracks, piece together multiple audio files for a layered sound, and learn the ins and outs of copyrighting your work. You can thank us later in your Grammy speech. What you will create: Your own portfolio of mixed-and-mastered music, voice tracks and you’ll become an Audacity software expert along the way!

Extra: Audacity 2.0.5 (free download included), System Requirements: PC: Windows 7 or higher; Mac: Mac OS X 10.7 or higher

1 semester per year    Grade 7-8

This course title should be selected if the student will be receiving instruction and semester grades from IDLA. In order to satisfy the health and PE requirements for 7th and 8th grades, the student would also need to take a Transfer Credit PE course in addition to this course.

1 semester per year    Grade 7-8

This course title should be selected if the student will be receiving instruction and semester grades from IDLA. In order to satisfy the health and PE requirements for 7th and 8th grades, the student would also need to take a Transfer Credit Health course in addition to this course.

1 semester per year    Grade 7-8

This course title should be selected if the student will be receiving instruction and semester grades from IDLA. In order to satisfy the health and PE requirements for 7th and 8th grades, the student would also need to take a Transfer Credit Health course in addition to this course.

Grade 7-8

Idaho Digital Learning Academy (IDLA) courses are completely online and may be taken by I-DEA students for an allotment deduction of $100 each. The courses are a semester in length and last approximately 16 weeks with a proctored final exam at the end. Final exams must take place during the designated exam week.

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Secondary

DE = Distance Education
OL = Online
H = Hybrid
Course Delivery Descriptions
2 Semesters, 2 Credits    Grade 9

Students will develop their understanding of literature and informational text with the emphasis on vocabulary development, grammar (including usage, mechanics, punctuation, parts of a sentence, and spelling), inference, reading comprehension, written language and technical writing. Minimum time recommendation for instruction: One hour per school day, per subject is required in order to earn middle school credit. There may be days when you work more than one hour per day, and days when you work slightly less than one hour. Use the pacing guide to budget your time.

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2 Semesters, 2 Credits    Grade 10

Students will develop their understanding of literature and informational text with the emphasis on vocabulary development, grammar (including usage, mechanics, punctuation, parts of a sentence, and spelling), inference, reading comprehension, written language and technical writing. Minimum time recommendation for instruction: One hour per school day, per subject is required in order to earn middle school credit. There may be days when you work more than one hour per day, and days when you work slightly less than one hour. Use the pacing guide to budget your time.

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2 Semesters, 2 Credits    Grade 11

Students will develop their understanding of literature and informational text with the emphasis on vocabulary development, grammar (including usage, mechanics, punctuation, parts of a sentence, and spelling), inference, reading comprehension, written language and technical writing. Minimum time recommendation for instruction: One hour per school day, per subject is required in order to earn middle school credit. There may be days when you work more than one hour per day, and days when you work slightly less than one hour. Use the pacing guide to budget your time.

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2 Semesters, 2 Credits    Grade 12

Students will develop their understanding of literature and informational text with the emphasis on vocabulary development, grammar (including usage, mechanics, punctuation, parts of a sentence, and spelling), inference, reading comprehension, written language and technical writing. Minimum time recommendation for instruction: One hour per school day, per subject is required in order to earn middle school credit. There may be days when you work more than one hour per day, and days when you work slightly less than one hour. Use the pacing guide to budget your time.

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2 Semesters, 2 Credits    Grade 9-12

Student must have an IEP to enroll. The main goal of this course is for students to develop and increase their language usage, reading, and writing skills. Students in this course are on an IEP for Reading and/or Written Language learning goals. Learning Coaches will work as a team with the Foundations of English teacher, their contact teacher, and special education teacher to develop a plan for student achievement. Minimum time recommendation for instruction: One hour per school day, per subject is required in order to earn high school credit. There may be days when you work more than one hour per day, and days when you work less. Use the pacing guide to budget your time.

Option 1 Syllabus Option 2 Syllabus

Spring Semester, 1 Credit    Grade 9-12

Required for graduation; meets the Idaho Content Standards for Speech. This course deals with public speaking situations. It explores various means of expression and communication. Emphasis is placed on preparation and delivery of various speeches. Minimum time recommendation for instruction: One hour per school day, per subject is required in order to earn middle school credit. There may be days when you work more than one hour per day, and days when you work slightly less than one hour. Use the pacing guide to budget your time.

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Up to 2 semesters per year    Grade 9-12

This course title should be selected if the student will be receiving instruction and semester grades from IDLA.

Up to 2 semesters per year    Grade 9-12

This course title should be selected if the student will be receiving instruction and semester grades from IDLA.

2 Semesters, 2 Credits    Grade 8-9

This is a one year course in the basic structure of Algebra and Geometry. This will include the study of Equations, inequalities, Functions, systems of equations, Data analysis, geometry basics, transformations, Reasoning and Proof, Lines, Angles, triangles and quadrilaterals. The first half will include the study of Algebra and the second half will include the study of Geometry. This course will replace Algebra I. For graduation requirements you will need to complete this course and Integrated Course II with a 3rd Math course in your senior year. Minimum time recommendation for instruction: One hour per school day, per subject is required in order to earn high school credit. There may be days when you work more than one hour per day, and days when you work less. Use the pacing guide to budget your time.

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2 Semesters, 2 Credits    Grade 9-10

Successful completion of Integrated Math Course I with a D or better required for enrollment. This is a one year course in the basic structure of Algebra and Geometry. This will include the study of similarity, circles, surface area and volume, exponents with rational exponents, polynomials and factoring, quadratic functions, probability, other functions and sequences and series. This course will replace Geometry in the typical high school sequence. For graduation requirements you will need to complete this course and Integrated Course I with a 3rd Math course in your senior year. Minimum time recommendation for instruction: One hour per school day, per subject is required in order to earn high school credit. There may be days when you work more than one hour per day, and days when you work less. Use the pacing guide to budget your time.

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2 Semesters, 2 Credits    Grade 10-12

Successful completion of Algebra I and Geometry with a C or better required for enrollment. This course is an extension of Algebra I for better understanding and application of basic algebraic skills. Emphasis is on systems of equations, polynomials, and quadratic functions and their solutions. Minimum time recommendation for instruction: One hour per school day, per subject is required in order to earn high school credit. There may be days when you work more than one hour per day, and days when you work less. Use the pacing guide to budget your time.

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2 Semesters, 2 Credits    Grade 11-12

Consumer Math unlocks the world of math by showing how it is used in the business world. Written in a conversational style, the book covers essential topics such as banking, interest, insurance, taxes, depreciation, inventory, and financial statements. It carefully explains common business practices such as markup, markdown, and cash discounts–showing students how these tools work in small business or personal finance. Authors encourage self-starters from the beginning, with the review of basic math, annotated examples, stop and check exercises, skill builders and application exercises. This edition includes updated problem sets, new trends and laws, a revised financial statements chapter and the one-of-a-kind MathXL website. Minimum time recommendation for instruction: One hour per school day, per subject is required in order to earn high school credit. There may be days when you work more than one hour per day, and days when you work less. Use the pacing guide to budget your time.

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2 Semesters, 2 Credits    Grade 9-12

Student must have an IEP to enroll. Course reinforces basic math skills for students who have previously attained them, and extend these skills to further applications and concepts. General Math includes the study of general math topics, such as arithmetic using rational numbers, basic geometry, basic statistics, and application of these skills to real world problems and situations. Enhancement topics: area, perimeter, and volume of geometric figures, congruence and similarity, angle relationships, the Pythagorean theorem, the rectangular coordinate system, sets and logic, ratio and proportion, estimation, formulas, solving and graphing simple equations and inequalities (i.e., linear equations in one variable), and operations with real numbers. Minimum time recommendation for instruction: One hour per school day, per subject is required in order to earn high school credit. There may be days when you work more than one hour per day, and days when you work less. Use the pacing guide to budget your time.

Level 1 Syllabus Level 2 Syllabus Level 3 Syllabus

Up to 2 semesters per year    Grade 9-12

This course title should be selected if the student will be receiving instruction and semester grades from IDLA.

2 Semesters, 2 Credits    Grade 9

This course meets the graduation requirement for a laboratory science course. Earth Science focuses on the study of Earth and space. The topics covered include astronomy, earth structure, the scientific method, the solar system, earthquakes, volcanoes, fossils, rocks, and minerals, the study of Earth's surface, climate and weather, weathering, erosion, water resources, the atmosphere, weather, climate, and man's impact on the Earth. Minimum time recommendation for instruction: One hour per school day, per subject is required in order to earn high school credit. There may be days when you work more than one hour per day, and days when you work less. Use the pacing guide to budget your time.

OL Syllabus

2 Semesters, 2 Credits    Grade 10

This course meets the graduation requirement for a laboratory science course. Students will investigate many aspects of living organisms from the cell and genetics, to individual species and populations. Minimum time recommendation for instruction: One hour per school day, per subject is required in order to earn high school credit. There may be days when you work more than one hour per day, and days when you work less. Use the pacing guide to budget your time.

OL Syllabus

2 Semesters, 2 Credits    Grade 11 or 12

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Algebra 1 with a grade of C or better. This course meets the graduation requirement for a laboratory science course. Students will study major areas of chemistry including but not limited to: chemical reactions, chemical bonding, nuclear reactions, properties of elements, compounds and mixtures, organic chemistry, stoichiometric calculations, acids and bases, and more. Minimum time recommendation for instruction: One hour per school day, per subject is required in order to earn high school credit. There may be days when you work more than one hour per day, and days when you work less. Use the pacing guide to budget your time.

OL Syllabus

2 Semesters, 2 Credits    Grade 11-12

This course does NOT meet the graduation requirement for a laboratory science course. This is a class for those interested in class toward a natural resource career pathway. The course is entirely graded by the secondary instructor—all textbook and course materials are contained within the online course. This course will focus on ecological principles, including population, economics, environmental health, natural resources and their impact on society. Minimum time recommendation for instruction: One hour per school day, per subject is required in order to earn high school credit. There may be days when you work more than one hour per day, and days when you work less. Use the pacing guide to budget your time.

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2 Semesters, 2 Credits    Grade 10-12

Student must have an IEP to enroll. This course meets the graduation requirement for a laboratory science course. Students will investigate many aspects of living organisms from the cell and genetics, to individual species and populations. Minimum time recommendation for instruction: One hour per school day, per subject is required in order to earn high school credit. There may be days when you work more than one hour per day, and days when you work less. Use the pacing guide to budget your time.

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2 Semesters, 2 Credits    Grade 11-12

Student must have an IEP to enroll. This course meets the graduation requirement for a laboratory science course. Earth Science focuses on the study of Earth and space. The topics covered include astronomy, earth structure, the scientific method, the solar system, earthquakes, volcanoes, fossils, rocks, and minerals, the study of Earth's surface, climate and weather, weathering, erosion, water resources, the atmosphere, weather, climate, and man's impact on the Earth. Minimum time recommendation for instruction: One hour per school day, per subject is required in order to earn high school credit. There may be days when you work more than one hour per day, and days when you work less. Use the pacing guide to budget your time.

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2 Semesters, 2 Credits    Grade 11-12

Student must have an IEP to enroll. This course meets the graduation requirement for a laboratory science course. Students will develop problem solving skills and strategies while performing laboratory investigations of fundamental chemical and physical principles. Students will explore the structure and properties of matter, the nature of energy and its role in chemical reactions and the physical and chemical laws that govern earth’s interconnected systems and forces of nature. Minimum time recommendation for instruction: One hour per school day, per subject is required in order to earn high school credit. There may be days when you work more than one hour per day, and days when you work less. Use the pacing guide to budget your time.

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Up to 2 semesters per year    Grade 9-12

This course title should be selected if the student will be receiving instruction and semester grades from IDLA.

2 Semesters, 2 Credits    Grade 9-12

This course meets the graduation requirement for a US History course. This course reviews American History from the Pre-Columbian era through the United States in today’s world. Minimum time recommendation for instruction: One hour per school day, per subject is required in order to earn high school credit. There may be days when you work more than one hour per day, and days when you work less. Use the pacing guide to budget your time.

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1 Semester, 1 Credit    Grade 11-12

This course will examine both Microeconomics and Macroeconomics. Students will gain a working knowledge of world economic systems, supply and demand, inflation and its causes, rights of consumers including contracts, monetary and fiscal policy, banking, credit, housing, buying skills, tax preparation, insurance, and budgeting. Minimum time recommendation for instruction: One hour per school day, per subject is required in order to earn high school credit. There may be days when you work more than one hour per day, and days when you work less. Use the pacing guide to budget your time.

Fall Syllabus Spring Syllabus

1 Semester, .5 Credits    Grade 11-12

Companion course to DC Political Science 101. Students taking this course must be enrolled in DC Political Science 101. This course introduces students to the functions of state and local government and provides the required elements to complete DC Political Science 101 in one semester. Students will complete four anchor assignments that have been aligned with the Idaho Core Standards. This course will give students the knowledge base that they need in order to familiarize themselves with American Government at the state and local level. Minimum time recommendation for instruction: One hour per school day, per subject is required in order to earn high school credit. There may be days when you work more than one hour per day, and days when you work less. Use the pacing guide to budget your time.

Fall Syllabus Spring Syllabus

2 Semesters, 2 Credits    Grade 9-12

Student must have an IEP to enroll. This course reviews American History from the Pre-Columbian era through the United States in today’s world. Minimum time recommendation for instruction: One hour per school day, per subject is required in order to earn high school credit. There may be days when you work more than one hour per day, and days when you work less. Use the pacing guide to budget your time.

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1 Semester, 1 Credit    Grade 11-12

Student must have an IEP to enroll. This course will examine both Microeconomics and Macroeconomics. Students will gain a working knowledge of world economic systems, supply and demand, inflation and its causes, rights of consumers including contracts, monetary and fiscal policy, banking, credit, housing, buying skills, tax preparation, insurance, and budgeting. Minimum time recommendation for instruction: One hour per school day, per subject is required in order to earn high school credit. There may be days when you work more than one hour per day, and days when you work less. Use the pacing guide to budget your time.

Fall Syllabus Spring Syllabus

2 Semesters, 2 Credits    Grade 12

Required for graduation. Student must have an IEP to enroll. This course covers the major elements of American National Government beginning with a background of governments in general. It includes a survey of the specific functions of the 3 branches of the U.S. Government. Other sections deal with the various powers such as taxing and commerce, regulation of immigration and naturalization, civil rights, political parties, pressure groups, suffrage, nominations and elections. The final semester examines state and local government. This will include state constitutions, state finance, municipal government in action, and case studies involving cities of the future. Minimum time recommendation for instruction: One hour per school day, per subject is required in order to earn high school credit. There may be days when you work more than one hour per day, and days when you work less. Use the pacing guide to budget your time.

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Up to 2 semesters per year    Grade 9-12

This course title should be selected if the student will be receiving instruction and semester grades from IDLA.

Up to 2 semesters per year    Grade 11-12

This course title should be selected if the student will be receiving instruction and semester grades from IDLA.

Up to 2 semesters per year    Grade 11-12

This course title should be selected if the student will be receiving instruction and semester grades from IDLA.

1 semester per year    Grade 9-12

This course title should be selected if the student will be receiving instruction and semester grades from IDLA. In order to satisfy the health and PE requirements for 7th and 8th grades, the student would also need to take a Transfer Credit PE course in addition to this course.

1 semester per year    Grade 9-12

This course title should be selected if the student will be receiving instruction and semester grades from IDLA. In order to satisfy the health and PE requirements for 7th and 8th grades, the student would also need to take a Transfer Credit Health course in addition to this course.

Up to 2 semesters per year    Grade 9-12

This course title should be selected if the student will be receiving instruction and semester grades from IDLA.

1 Semester,1 HS credit    Grade 8-12

Students will explore personal interests in relation to career choices, identify possible careers, learn what preparation in terms of education and training are needed for identified career paths, and explore how these may be obtained from postsecondary schools or apprenticeships. Students will be introduced to the CIS software for use in this course. Minimum time recommendation for instruction: One hour per school day, per subject is required in order to earn high school credit. There may be days when you work more than one hour per day, and days when you work less. Use the pacing guide to budget your time.

Fall Syllabus Spring Syllabus

Up to 4 semesters, Up to 4 credits    Grade 11-12

This course requires a paid position in the general workforce. Students must document 80 or more hours of paid work experience during the semester to earn one credit each semester. Employment may not be for a family member. It is the student’s responsibility to secure a paid position PRIOR to the beginning of the semester. If a student does not submit signed proof of employment within the 2nd week of the course, they may be removed from the roster. Student and employer evaluations are required, and the student must write a reflection paper and submit at the end of the semester. This is a PASS/FAIL class and can be taken up to (4) times. Minimum time recommendation for instruction: Students should complete and log approximately 40 hours work by midterm and the remaining 40 hours by the end of the semester

Fall Syllabus Spring Syllabus

2 Semesters, 2 Credits    Grade 10-12

This course requires volunteering for a qualified Sec 501(c) charitable organization. Students must document 80 or more hours of volunteer experience during the semester to earn one credit each semester. Employment may not be for a family member. It is the student’s responsibility to secure a volunteer position PRIOR to the beginning of the semester. If a student does not submit signed proof of a volunteer position within the 2nd week of the course, they may be removed from the roster. Student and Mentor evaluations are required, and the student must write a reflection paper and submit at the end of the semester. This is a PASS/FAIL class and can be taken up to (2) times. Minimum time recommendation for instruction: Students should complete and log approximately 40 hours work by midterm and the remaining 40 hours by the end of the semester.

Fall Syllabus Spring Syllabus

1 Semester, 1 Credit    Grade 9-12

This course can be taken for elective credit. Students will focus on organizational and study skills. Emphasis will be placed on organizational technology, classwork preparation and time management. Students enrolled in Study Skills must qualify for Title 1 and meet for weekly tutoring with Title 1 instructors. This course is 100% graded by the teacher with input from Title 1 instructors. Students who struggle with organization and time management are encouraged to take this course.

Fall Syllabus

1 Semester, 1 Credit    Grade 9-12

This course can be taken for elective credit. Students will focus on organizational and study skills. Emphasis will be placed on organizational technology, classwork preparation and time management. Students enrolled in Study Skills must qualify for Title 1 and meet for weekly tutoring with Title 1 instructors. This course is 100% graded by the teacher with input from Title 1 instructors. Students who struggle with organization and time management are encouraged to take this course.

Spring Syllabus

1 Semester, 1 Credit    Grade 11

The SAT Preparation course is designed to assist students in their efforts to be more successful on the PSAT & SAT exams. Attention and practice will be provided in all aspects of the math, reading, and writing components covered on the PSAT & SAT exams. This is a PASS/FAIL class and only lasts one semester. Minimum time recommendation for instruction: One hour per school day, per subject is required in order to earn high school credit. There may be days when you work more than one hour per day, and days when you work less. Use the pacing guide to budget your time.

Fall Syllabus Spring Syllabus

Fall Semester    Grade 12

This course gives the student the opportunity to explore their future career path, while demonstrating mastery of important presentation, research, and writing skills. This course is a statewide High School Graduation requirement. Minimum time recommendation for instruction: This class contains many longer than usual assignments, so students need to work diligently to complete assignments on time in order to keep pace with the schedule and meet all required deadlines. Students may complete portions of this class during the summer (prior to the class) with Teacher / Principal’s approval.

Fall Syllabus

1 Semester,1 HS credit    Grade 8-12

Enrollment in this class is by special permission only. Students with limited internet connectivity, students on an IEP or 504 plan and English Language Learners will be considered for enrollment. Students will explore personal interests in relation to career choices, identify possible careers, learn what preparation in terms of education and training are needed for identified career paths, and explore how these may be obtained from postsecondary schools or apprenticeships. Students will be introduced to the CIS software for use in this course. Minimum time recommendation for instruction: One hour per school day, per subject is required in order to earn high school credit. There may be days when you work more than one hour per day, and days when you work less. Use the pacing guide to budget your time.

Fall Syllabus Spring Syllabus

Up to 2 semesters per year    Grade 9-12

This course title should be selected if the student will be receiving instruction and semester grades from IDLA.

Grade 9-12

Idaho Digital Learning Academy (IDLA) courses are completely online and may be taken by I-DEA students for an allotment deduction of $100 each. The courses are a semester in length and last approximately 16 weeks with a proctored final exam at the end. Final exams must take place during the designated exam week.

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