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1 SPECIAL MUSIC SCHOOL HIGH SCHOOL Website: Phone: Graduation Requirements SUBJECT REQUIRED COURSES CREDITS English 1 8 CREDITS ENGLISH English 2 HISTORY Global Studies 1 (2) 8 CREDITS Global Studies 2 (2) US (2) Participation in Government (1) Economics (1) SCIENCE 2 Life Science Credits + Lab Time 6 CREDITS 2 Physical Science Credits + Lab Time MATH Integrated Algebra 6 CREDITS Geometry Algebra 2/Trigonometry FOREIGN Spanish 1 2 CREDITS LANGUAGE PHYSICAL Grade 9 4 CREDITS EDUCATION Grade 10 Grade 11 THE ARTS * Satisfied by Courses 2 CREDITS HEALTH 1 CREDIT ELECTIVES *Satisfied by Courses 7 CREDITS TOTAL CREDITS 44 CREDITS Students must achieve a score of 65 or higher on the five required Regents Exams: English, Global Studies, Math, Science, and US Government Sample 9 th & 10 TH GRADE Program SUBJECT ENGLISH 1 & 2 GLOBAL 1 & 2 LIVING ENVIRONMENT INTEGRATED ALGEBRA/GEOMETRY SPANISH 1 PHYSICAL EDUCATION MUSIC HISTORY MUSIC TECHNOLOGY PRIVATE LESSON ENSEMBLE Please Note: Students may test out of Theory depending upon their performance on the AP Theory Test.

2 Curriculum Overview The school s curriculum will embed a three-part focus: 1. Mastery of 21 st Century habits and skills specifically in the context of music, core academic subjects, and interdisciplinary themes: 21 st Century habits and skills will be embedded in a holistic framework that blends multi-dimensional abilities and outcomes around six themes: Inventive thinking, Critical Thinking and Problem Solving, Communication and Collaboration, Information, Media & Technology Literacy, Productivity and Accountability, and Leadership and Responsibility. The curriculum will allow for innovative learning methods: differentiated instruction, culturally responsive teaching, the use of supportive technologies, inquiry- and problem-based approaches. Students will engage with real world data, tools, and experts on a regular basis and will explore the integration of community resources beyond school walls. Students will work collaboratively and cooperatively to solve meaningful problems in creative ways using a variety of skills and tools. *Please Note: Special School is in the process of applying to become part of the izone a consortium of New York City schools that provide support for flexible student scheduling and curriculum development. izone schools offer substantial resources to support schools in providing students with strong, individualized instruction opportunities. 2. Common Core State Standards in Literacy, Social Studies, Mathematics and Science, and Technical Subjects: The curriculum will be based on the sequences and requirements of the Common Core Standards, as adopted by New York State, in all subjects areas. These standards correspond to the College and Career Readiness anchor standards as well as grade specific standards that define the skills and understanding that all student must demonstrate. 3. Mastery of specific skills in music performance, composition, and analysis: In order to prepare students for the contemporary music world, both creatively and professionally, the music curriculum will focus on specific skills, knowledge and competencies in the areas of Performance, Composition, and Analysis. The outcomes in these areas will complement the learning themes defined above. & Academics Special School is uniquely qualified to understand and respond to the needs of students who have a passion for academics and music. Staff and faculty work closely with students and one another to coordinate curricular needs. We take our responsibility as educators seriously and strive to maintain rigorous academic and music curriculum. Assignments are purposeful and enriching, emphasizing quality over quantity. Whenever possible, we respond to student needs and work around the music schedule.

3 Academics at Special School High School Special School High School will build on SMS K-8 s academic strengths and success. Students will benefit from small teacher-student ratios that allow for individualized instruction. Additionally, students at Special School can expect inquiry-driven project based instruction developed around the Common Core and 21 s Century Skills. SMSHS was a recipient of the City Council Reso-A Grant, which will provide the school with technology such as computer carts, Macbooks, and SmartBoards to support their learning experiences. Students will have the opportunity to take accelerated courses and earn Advanced Regents Diplomas. Special School High School will offer students the opportunity to take Spanish to fulfill the Foreign Language requirement. English Department: Students must complete four years of English. The ELA Regents is traditionally taken after junior year. The English curriculum at SMSHS will expose students to literary study, linguistics and writing. We will improve our reading, writing, communication and practical life skills through Socratic seminars, literature/film discussions, technology and other forums that reflect life s vast situations. Math Department: All students must complete 3 years of mathematics and pass a Regents examination. Sample Mathematics Sequencing Regents Sequence Grade 9 Integrated Algebra Geometry Accelerated Sequence Grade 10 Geometry Algebra 2/Trigonometry Grade 11 Algebra 2/Trigonometry Pre-Calculus AP Calculus Science Department: Sample Science Sequencing Regents Sequence Accelerated Sequence Grade 9 Living Environment Chemistry or Earth Science Grade 10 Chemistry or Earth Science Physics Grade 11 Physics *Placement in most courses is dependent upon prior course credits earned and student needs.

4 Lab Requirement: All Regents science courses culminate in a Regents examination, which students are required to take. The State Education Department regulations state that all students must complete a laboratory component for each course in order to take the Regents exam. Satisfying the lab requirement includes: Completing at least 1200 minutes of laboratory time Submission of satisfactory lab reports for 15 labs per term (600 minutes) Demonstration of proficient laboratory skills Social Studies Department: All students must complete four years of Social Studies including: two years of Global Studies, one year of United States, one term of Government, and one term of Economics. Students take the Global Studies Regents exam at the end of the sophomore year. The United States and Government Regents is taken at the end of the junior year. Sample Social Studies Sequencing Regents Sequence Grade 9 Global 1 Global 2 Grade 10 Global 2 United States Grade 11 United States US Government Economics US Government Economics Accelerated Sequence Department: Sample Sequencing Grade 9 Lessons (1x week) Theory Technology Grade 10 Grade 11 Grade 12 Lessons Lessons Lessons Theory Technology Theory Sequencing: All students will be required to take at least two years of Theory. Students will take theory until they have passed the AP Test in Theory. If a student has passed the AP test prior to entering the High School, or he/she passes it after only one year of study, he/she will be required to take one or two years of a theory elective.

5 Course Offerings: 1. Private lessons. Every student in the SMS High School will receive weekly private instruction in their area of concentration (instrument, composition, or voice. 2. Ensemble. The ensemble curriculum at SMSHS will insure that every student engages in the composition, improvisation, and performance skills necessary to success as a 21 st -century musician. Core Ensemble, which will meet three periods a week, will be devoted to the core curriculum of the ensemble program, including units such as Improvisation in American Styles, Rhythmic Complexity, and Scope: Giant Gestures in al Literature. Students will be placed in ensemble groupings that best address the needs of the curriculum. Visiting Composers In Residence will work with students as part of the Core Ensemble program. Ensemble, which will meet two periods a week, will include chamber music, for instrumentalists; sight reading choir for singers; and Composers Forum for composers. Students will be able to cross concentrations with instructor approval. 3. Theory. The goal of the theory curriculum is to provide all students with command of the materials and concepts of music from rudiments through chromatic harmony. School requirement will be Advanced Placement Theory, or two years, for students who pass that requirement in less than two years. For the first two years this may mean that more advanced theory students will have free periods (until we are offering all levels of theory). Students who are particularly weak in theory will be required to take an hour of after-school theory tutoring. 4.. The class will be an opportunity for all students to integrate their knowledge of academic subjects, particularly and Literature, with their expanding knowledge of music from different periods and cultures. The class will meet once a week, for all four years. The 9 th grade class, called Performance In Time, will explore from the standpoint of performance practice, or how music has been performed differently over time, depending on societal and political factors. The 10 th grade class, called ian as Citizen, will explore music through time with a special emphasis on musicians who created social impact through their work. 5. Technology. The Technology class will be required as a once/week class for 9 th and 10 th graders. In addition, there will be an hour a week of homework that needs to be done using the equipment/software. This can be done in the school s lab, or at home if the student wishes to purchase the necessary equipment/software. The Technology class will cover three areas: Technology for Composition; Technology for Amplification/Recording; Technology for Live Performance. Students will learn how to use programs such as Sibelius, Logic, and Ableton Live to create computer-notated acoustic compositions, film scores, and live performances that incorporate electronics.

6 6. Graduation Project, for all 12 th graders: Students will design a collaborative, interdisciplinary project that will culminate in a performance in the community. Students will be asked to research and analyze community needs and resources in order to identify a potential solution to an agreed- upon community issue. They will then create a meaningful performance idea that synthesizes their main academic and artistic interests and plan a presentation that speaks to the needs of the identified audience. The students will use technology either as part of the performance itself, or as part of the pre- or post-concert experience. After the performance, students will be asked to evaluate the effectiveness of their effort and whether or not they met their intended outcomes in addressing the identified community need.

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