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Parental involvement is critical to a child's success in school. This handbook provides parents with information about the Grade 9 curriculum in Catholic schools in Alberta, Canada. Based on the Alberta Education "Program of Studies: Junior High Schools," the handbook describes the knowledge, skills, and attitudes Catholic school students in Alberta are expected to demonstrate when they have completed the Grade 9 curriculum, including samples of what students are expected to learn in each subject. Following introductory material, sections include: (1) "What Is Curriculum?"; (2) "Religious Education";(3) "Language Arts"; (4) "Mathematics"; (5) "Science"; (6) "Social Studies"; (7) "Physical Education"; (8) "Health and Personal Life Skills"; (9) "Learner Outcomes in Technology"; (10) "Complementary Courses," including Career and Technology Studies, Fine and Performing Arts, and Languages Other Than English; and (11) "French Immersion." The handbook concludes with a one-page questionnaire asking for feedback on the handbook. (LPP)

Descriptors: Art Education, Career Exploration, Catholic Schools, Educational Objectives, Fine Arts, Foreign Countries, French, Grade 9, Health Education, Junior High School Students, Junior High Schools, Language Arts, Mathematics Curriculum, Outcomes of Education, Parent Participation, Physical Education, Religious Education, Science Curriculum, Second Language Instruction, Secondary Education, Secondary School Curriculum, Social Studies, Technology Education

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Author: Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton.


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