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ERIC Number: ED447655
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 528
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Florida Course Descriptions: Exceptional Student Education, Grades 6-8, 1999 Revisions. Suggested Course Performance Objectives.
Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Bureau of Instructional Support and Community Services.
This document presents the full revised course descriptions for Florida exceptional student education in grades 6-8. Courses incorporate the Florida standards for a special diploma. Requirements include a list of related benchmarks from the state standards for each level of functioning: independent, supported, and participatory. Introductory material discusses changes, and explains the sections of each course description, provides a chart for determining levels of functioning, and explains the new course performance objectives. Each course description includes a course header with the subject area, course name and number, changes, and credits; major concepts/content; any special notes such as legal requirements about the intended student population; and course requirements. Courses are grouped into categories: (1) general academic (academic skills, advanced academics, developmental skills); (2) academic subject areas (language arts, reading, communications, mathematics, science, health, social studies, career education, and exploratory vocational); (3) special skills (social personal, unique skills, orientation and mobility, unique skills vision, and learning strategies); (4) miscellaneous (visual and performing arts, music, and physical education). (DB)
Clearinghouse Information Center, Bureau of Instructional Support and Community Services, Division of Public Schools and Community Education, Florida Department of Education, Room 622 Turlington Bldg., Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400. Tel: 850-488-1879; Fax: 850-487-2679; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Bureau of Instructional Support and Community Services.
Identifiers - Location: Florida