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January 30th

posted Jan 30, 2019, 7:51 AM by Mike Costello   [ updated Jan 30, 2019, 11:11 AM ]

Topic: Forecasting - Electives Review

Video to be shown to class:  



1.  Handout & Review DDHS Curriculum Guide

2.  Show Electives Video (5 minutes)

3.  Lead a discussion on elective choices, and answer questions.  


1.  Counselors will be presenting in Freshman English classes this Thursday and Friday about forecasting for next year’s classes.  This time in Advisory should be used to review the electives options at DDHS so that students can begin thinking about their class choices for next year.

Activity #1:

  1. Announce to students:  “Today we are going to look at the course electives that are available to you at DDHS.  Your counselor will be meeting with you soon to talk about forecasting.  If you are in an English 1 class, counselors will be presenting in your class this week.”

  1. Distribute Curriculum Guide to each student.  (If the student does not want the guide, please collect and return to the Counseling Office).  The guide can also be found online:

  2. https://hs.ddouglas.k12.or.us/wp-content/uploads/sites/15/2019/01/2019-2020-HS-Curriculum-Guide-FINAL-with-cover.pdf

  1. Review sections of Curriculum Guide with the class:

Page 2 - Table of Contents

Page 3 - lists the Graduation Requirements

Pages 14-77 - Every course in the school is listed with a description

Pages 80-89 - Career Pathway flow charts - shows classes that relate to various careers.

Pg 90-91 - A complete list of all the courses in the school

Activity #2:

  1. Have all students turn to page 90 of the Curriculum Guide.  Show Electives Video (10 minutes in length):  https://youtu.be/psYFkvg3wCA

  1. Have students follow along or take notes of courses they are interested in (they can circle the courses on Page 90 and 91).

  1. Answer any questions regarding video and talk about electives option, making choices that relate to their interests and career, etc.