KEYS

2020-21 Class Selection

Please click on the class name to access the following information for a class: Description, Textbook, Prerequisite and Supply Fee.

Class Name Teacher Start Date End Date Days Times Grade # Seats Avail. Monthly Fee Select Class
ASL III A

ASL III A

Description
This course builds on the foundation of ASL 1 & 2 through an in-depth study of American Sign Language. Continued studies include the use of mouth morphemes, constructive dialogue and constructive action in daily conversations and narratives. In addition, the students learn how to “describe” items/movements using ASL adjectives and adverbs respectively. Strategies include the study of ASL language structures, “voice off” conversations, translating English into ASL, translating ASL into English, teaming/interpreting games, book reports, DVD lessons and stories, deaf guest speakers, performances and outreach activities.

Textbooks and Supply List
There is no required text however the instructor will provide copies of necessary material as handouts for that particular class concept.

Prerequisite
ASLI and II or a foundational knowledge of ASL is required.

Supply Fee
$15

R. Michael Ayers 9-10-2020 5-27-2021 Tue, Thur 8:30 am - 9:25 am 9-12 5 $53.00
Spanish I

Spanish I

Description
Spanish is the second most spoken language internationally. It is the official language of twenty-one countries, and it is spoken by over forty-five million people in the United States. Spanish I offers an introduction to the basic elements of the language –pronunciation, vocabulary, and grammar. A foundation of the language will be established focusing on listening, reading, and vocabulary development.

Textbooks and Supply List
(Before purchasing used books online, please check the condition. The answers to the exercises should not be written in the book.)

VISTAS (hardcover, 4th edition, 2012) by Vista Higher Learning, ISBN: 978-1-60576-881-6
English Grammar for Students of Spanish by Emily Spinelli

2” three-ring binder with three dividers
lined loose-leaf paper
pencils with good erasers
2 black dry erase markers
1 red pen
1 blue pen
index cards for making vocabulary flash cards
internet access to the websites Quizlet and PowerSchool Learning

Prerequisite
8th grade level English grammar proficiency *This is a High School course designed for students in the 9th grade or above. No students younger than 14 (as of September 1st of the current school year) shall register for this course.

Supply Fee
$10 payable to the instructor on the first day of school

Ileana Delgado 9-10-2020 5-27-2021 Tue, Thur 9:30 am - 10:25 am 8-12 3 $53.00
ASL III B

ASL III B

Description
This course builds on the foundation of ASL 1 & 2 through an in-depth study of American Sign Language. Continued studies include the use of mouth morphemes, constructive dialogue and constructive action in daily conversations and narratives. In addition, the students learn how to “describe” items/movements using ASL adjectives and adverbs respectively. Strategies include the study of ASL language structures, “voice off” conversations, translating English into ASL, translating ASL into English, teaming/interpreting games, book reports, DVD lessons and stories, deaf guest speakers, performances and outreach activities.

Textbooks and Supply List
There is no required text however the instructor will provide copies of necessary material as handouts for that particular class concept.

Prerequisite
ASLI and II or a foundational knowledge of ASL is required.

Supply Fee
$10

R. Michael Ayers 9-10-2020 5-27-2021 Tue, Thur 9:30 am - 10:25 am 9-12 0 $53.00
Chinese II

Chinese II

Description
Chinese II continues the study of mandarin Chinese with fundamental building blocks in four key areas of foreign language study: listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. This course blends in-class instructions and online learning to provide the best language & cultural exposure to the students. The High School Chinese II helps the students • Master common and some specialized vocabulary terms and phrases and comprehend a wide range of grammar patterns • Make functional conversations, and respond appropriately to conversational prompts • Read, write, speak, and listen for meaning in Chinese (including Pinyin and Chinese characters) • Write and in-put Chinese characters and focus on Chinese calligraphy The course has been carefully aligned to national standards as set forth by ACTFL (the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages). The students’ progress will be regularly assessed through quizzes, tests, presentations, and speaking/writing submissions.

Textbooks and Supply List
Integrated Chinese Level 1 Part 1 (2005, Paperback)
Product Identifiers
Publisher Cheng & Tsui Company
ISBN-10 0887274609
ISBN-13 9780887274602
Required materials
• A binder, two notebooks, textbook
• Chinese character writing paper (this can be download online), Calligraphy brushes and ink
• Download Himalaya App

Prerequisite
Chinese I or equivalent

Supply Fee
$20

Xianghan Gordon 9-10-2020 5-27-2021 Tue, Thur 10:30 am - 11:25 am 8-12 10 $53.00
ASL II A

ASL II A

Description
This course is a continuation of ASL – Level 1 and the use of American Sign Language in communicating with the Deaf. Continued studies include ASL rules of grammar, syntax and semantics. Emphasis is directed towards the development of clear, conceptually accurate signing. Strategies include the study of ASL language structures, translating English into ASL, teaming games, vocabulary builders, DVD lessons and stories, deaf guest speakers, performances and outreach activities.

Textbooks and Supply List
ISBN: 978-1581212105
Signing Naturally: Student Workbook, Units 1-6 (Book & DVDs) 2008
by Cheri Smith(Author), Ella Mae Lentz(Author), Ken Mikos(Author)

Prerequisite
ASL I or a basic working knowledge of ASL

Supply Fee
$15

R. Michael Ayers 9-10-2020 5-27-2021 Tue, Thur 10:30 am - 11:25 am 9-12 5 $53.00
Spanish II A

Spanish II A

Description
Spanish is the second most spoken language internationally. It is the official language of twenty-one countries, and it is spoken by over forty-five million people in the United States. Spanish II further exposes the student to the Spanish language, building on the foundation established in Spanish I. Reading, speaking, and writing will reach a more advanced level of comprehension and application.

Textbooks and Supply List
(Before purchasing used books online, please check the condition. The answers to the exercises should not be written in the book.)

VISTAS (hardcover, 4th edition, 2012) by Vista Higher Learning, ISBN: 978-1-60576-881-6
English Grammar for Students of Spanish by Emily Spinelli

2” three-ring binder with three dividers
lined loose-leaf paper
pencils with good erasers
2 black dry erase markers
1 red pen
1 blue pen
index cards for making vocabulary flash cards
internet access to the websites Quizlet and PowerSchool Learning

Prerequisite
Spanish I from KEYS or permission from Señora Delgado (If your student did not take Spanish I at KEYS last year, please contact Señora Delgado through the KEYS office before registering for this class.)

Supply Fee
$10 payable to the instructor on the first day of school

Ileana Delgado 9-10-2020 5-27-2021 Tue, Thur 10:30 am - 11:25 am 8-12 9 $53.00
ASL I

ASL I

Description
This high school course is an introduction to the study of the language of the Deaf (American Sign Language). ASL is a complete visual, gestural language capable of expressing every idea and emotion. The course emphasizes the use of space, facial expressions, and a wide sign vocabulary. In addition, Level 1 begins the study of ASL grammar and Deaf Culture, as well as an introduction to outreach ministries to the Deaf. Strategies include the study of ASL grammatical structures and syntax, teaming games, vocabulary builders, video exercises, Deaf guest speakers, performances, and outreach activities. Students younger than Grade 8 need instructor's approval to enroll.

Textbooks and Supply List
Signing Naturally Units 1-6 Student Set – ISBN: 978-1-58121-210-5

Prerequisite
None

Supply Fee
$15

R. Michael Ayers 9-10-2020 5-27-2021 Tue, Thur 12:30 pm - 1:25 pm 8-12 6 $53.00
Spanish II B

Spanish II B

Description
Spanish is the second most spoken language internationally. It is the official language of twenty-one countries, and it is spoken by over forty-five million people in the United States. Spanish II further exposes the student to the Spanish language, building on the foundation established in Spanish I. Reading, speaking, and writing will reach a more advanced level of comprehension and application.

Textbooks and Supply List
(Before purchasing used books online, please check the condition. The answers to the exercises should not be written in the book.)

VISTAS (hardcover, 4th edition, 2012) by Vista Higher Learning, ISBN: 978-1-60576-881-6
English Grammar for Students of Spanish by Emily Spinelli

2” three-ring binder with three dividers
lined loose-leaf paper
pencils with good erasers
2 black dry erase markers
1 red pen
1 blue pen
index cards for making vocabulary flash cards
internet access to the websites Quizlet and PowerSchool Learning

Prerequisite
Spanish I from KEYS or permission from Señora Delgado (If your student did not take Spanish I at KEYS last year, please contact Señora Delgado through the KEYS office before registering for this class.)

Supply Fee
$10 payable to the instructor on the first day of school

Ileana Delgado 9-10-2020 5-27-2021 Tue, Thur 12:30 pm - 1:25 pm 8-12 12 $53.00
ASL II B

ASL II B

Description
This course is a continuation of ASL – Level 1 and the use of American Sign Language in communicating with the Deaf. Continued studies include ASL rules of grammar, syntax and semantics. Emphasis is directed towards the development of clear, conceptually accurate signing. Strategies include the study of ASL language structures, translating English into ASL, teaming games, vocabulary builders, DVD lessons and stories, deaf guest speakers, performances and outreach activities.

Textbooks and Supply List
ISBN: 978-1581212105
Signing Naturally: Student Workbook, Units 1-6 (Book & DVDs) 2008
by Cheri Smith(Author), Ella Mae Lentz(Author), Ken Mikos(Author)

Prerequisite
ASL I or a basic working knowledge of ASL

Supply Fee
$15

R. Michael Ayers 9-10-2020 5-27-2021 Tue, Thur 1:30 pm - 2:25 pm 9-12 1 $53.00
French I

French I

Description
As the official language of over 50 million people scattered over 40 countries and territories French is a window on the world and more relevant than ever in our global economy. This introductory course incorporates National Foreign Language Standards (SOLS) and allows students to take first steps in learning a foreign language. With emphasis on communication, students engage all levels of thinking skills e.g. recognition and recall, as well as analysis and application, creating and predicting. Students participate in a variety of Interactive exercises that facilitate oral communication, listening comprehension and pronunciation. The intentional use of authentic target language sources equips the student to use French appropriately in practical real-world contexts.

Textbooks and Supply List
Textbooks will be distributed in class ON LOAN to students for $5.00/year. To be RETURNED at yr. end
Discovering French Nouveau Bleu 1, Valette, Jean-Paul, Valette, Rebecca M.;
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) 2006;
SBN 13: 9780618656516 (978-0-618-65651-6)
ISBN: 0618656510 (0-618-65651-0)
Workbooks: Required for each student. To be PURCHASED individually.
Discovering French Nouveau! -Bleu 1
ISBN13: 978018298259 ISBN10: 0618298258 Available on line at: Ebay (https://www.WalkerBookstore.com + various sellers); Amazon
Supplies
2" three-ring binder
Notebook dividers with tabs (2 sets)
Loose-leaf notebook paper (1 pkt)
Set of colored highlighters (1)
Ball point pens:- (2) red ink; (1) blue ink (1 black)
2 black dry-erase markers for whiteboards
Whiteboard- individual size (8-1/2” x 11”)
Personal email account and internet access to educational websites, platforms (i.e. PowerSchool), and teacher-generated assignments

Prerequisite
Knowledge of basic English grammar and sentence construction.

Supply Fee
$10.00 (Supplies) + $5.00 ( book rental) = $15.00 total payable to the instructor on the first day of school

Marsha Brown 9-10-2020 5-27-2021 Tue, Thur 1:30 pm - 2:25 pm 8-12 5 $53.00
Spanish III/IV A

Spanish III/IV A

Description
In Spanish III all the main verb constructions needed to communicate in Spanish will be completed. Spanish IV prepares the student to be more competitive on college applications. This course emphasizes reading comprehension, writing and practical conversation.

Textbooks and Supply List
(Before purchasing used books online, please check the condition. The answers to the exercises should not be written in the book.)
*Spanish III
VISTAS (hardcover, 4th edition, 2012) by Vista Higher Learning, ISBN: 978-1-60576-881-6
English Grammar for Students of Spanish by Emily Spinelli
*Spanish IV
Spanish for Mastery 3 (1988 by D.C. Heath and Company)
Spanish III/IV
2” three-ring binder with three dividers
Lined loose-leaf paper
Pencils with good eraser
1 red pen and 1 blue pen
index cards for making vocabulary flash cards
internet access to the websites Quizlet and PowerSchool Learning

Prerequisite
Spanish II or III from KEYS or permission from Señora Delgado (If your student did not take Spanish II or III at KEYS last year, please contact Señora Delgado through the KEYS office before registering for this class.)

Supply Fee
$10 payable to the instructor on the first day of school

Ileana Delgado 9-10-2020 5-27-2021 Tue, Thur 1:30 pm - 2:25 pm 10-12 6 $53.00
Chinese I

Chinese I

Description
This introductory course in Chinese language provides the basic communication skills in the Modern Standard Mandarin Chinese. It is designed for the high school and middle school students who do not have prior experience to Chinese language and are interested in learning basic Chinese language as well as culture. Throughout the course, students will develop their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Students will be able to communicate verbally in Chinese language within given situations. The Chinese I course helps students: • Master common vocabulary terms and phrases (in both Pinyin and Chinese characters;) • Instigate and continue simple conversations, and respond appropriately to basic conversational prompts • Generate language incorporating basic vocabulary and a limited range of grammar patterns • Read, write, speak, and listen for meaning in basic Chinese (including Pinyin and Chinese characters) The course has been carefully aligned to national standards as set forth by ACTFL (the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages). The students’ progress will be regularly assessed through quizzes, tests, presentations, and speaking/writing submissions.

Textbooks and Supply List
Integrated Chinese Level 1 Part 1 (2005, Paperback)
Product Identifiers
Publisher Cheng & Tsui Company
ISBN-10 0887274609
ISBN-13 9780887274602
Required materials
• A binder, two notebooks, textbook
• Chinese character writing paper (this can be download online)
• Download Himalaya App

Prerequisite
none

Supply Fee
$20

Xianghan Gordon 9-10-2020 5-27-2021 Tue, Thur 2:30 pm - 3:25 pm 8-12 10 $53.00
Spanish III/IV B

Spanish III/IV B

Description
In Spanish III all the main verb constructions needed to communicate in Spanish will be completed. Spanish IV prepares the student to be more competitive on college applications. This course emphasizes reading comprehension, writing and practical conversation.

Textbooks and Supply List
(Before purchasing used books online, please check the condition. The answers to the exercises should not be written in the book.)
*Spanish III
VISTAS (hardcover, 4th edition, 2012) by Vista Higher Learning, ISBN: 978-1-60576-881-6
English Grammar for Students of Spanish by Emily Spinelli
*Spanish IV
Spanish for Mastery 3 (1988 by D.C. Heath and Company)
Spanish III/IV
2” three-ring binder with three dividers
Lined loose-leaf paper
Pencils with good eraser
1 red pen and 1 blue pen
index cards for making vocabulary flash cards
internet access to the websites Quizlet and PowerSchool Learning

Prerequisite
Spanish II or III from KEYS or permission from Señora Delgado. (If your student did not take Spanish II or III at KEYS last year, please contact Señora Delgado through the KEYS office before registering for this class.)

Supply Fee
$10 payable to the instructor on the first day of school

Ileana Delgado 9-10-2020 5-27-2021 Tue, Thur 2:30 pm - 3:25 pm 10-12 10 $53.00
French II

French II

Description
As the official language of over 50 million people scattered over 40 countries and territories French is a window on the world and more relevant than ever in our global economy. This course incorporates National Foreign Language Standards (SOLS) and allows students to advance their learning in foreign language. With emphasis on communication, students engage all levels of thinking skills e.g. recognition and recall, as well as analysis and application, creating and predicting. Students participate in a variety of Interactive exercises that facilitate oral communication, listening comprehension and pronunciation. The intentional use of authentic target language sources equips the student to use French appropriately in practical real-world contexts.

Textbooks and Supply List
Textbooks Required. To be PURCHASED.
Discovering French Nouveau Blanc 2, Valette, Jean-Paul, Valette, Rebecca M.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) 2004 [Editions 2004-2007 ok]
ISBN: 0-395-87489-0 (0-618-65651-0)
Workbooks: Required. To be PURCHASED.
Publisher: McDougal Littell/Houghton Mifflin:
ISBN: 061829886X Available on line at: Ebay (https://www.WalkerBookstore.com + various sellers); Amazon
Supplies
2" three-ring binder
Notebook dividers with tabs (2 sets)
Loose-leaf notebook paper
Set of colored highlighters (1)
Ball point pens:- (2) red ink; (1) blue ink (1 black)
2 black dry-erase markers for whiteboards
Whiteboard- individual size (8-1/2” x 11”)
Personal email account and internet access to educational websites, platforms (i.e. PowerSchool), and teacher-generated assignments

Prerequisite
Successful completion of French I

Supply Fee
$10.00 payable to the instructor on the first day of school

Marsha Brown 9-10-2020 5-27-2021 Tue, Thur 2:30 pm - 3:25 pm 9-12 2 $53.00
ASL IV

ASL IV

Description
Storytelling, Drama, and Music - In Deaf culture, storytelling, music and drama skills are highly valued. Up until now students have been introduced to various signs, mouth morphemes, non-manual markers and a plethora of classifiers. Storytelling can be combined with other art forms. The fruit born by the vital, contemporary storytelling movement includes the development of ways to combine storytelling with drama, music and dance. This class will be provided opportunities to identify basic ASL storytelling techniques. They will be introducing key elements used in ASL storytelling, music and drama to show how to adapt literature so that one can present an ASL version of a story.

Textbooks and Supply List
There is no required text however the instructor will provide copies of necessary material as handouts for that particular class concept.

Prerequisite
ASL III

Supply Fee
$15.00 - In addition, students will need to pay a $25 deposit for the MOST trip, payable to KEYS, at the time of registration.

R. Michael Ayers 9-10-2020 5-27-2021 Tue, Thur 2:30 pm - 3:25 pm 11-12 8 $53.00