Legacy High School


Study Skills / Independent Study (Period 5)

Mr. Henry Bermudez
Ms. LaMadrid Marquez
2018 - 2019 School Year


Course Description

Please note: The course syllabus has the Google Classroom Code that will be used throughout the year!  This Web Page only contains the course syllabus and will not be updated after the 1st week of school.

This one year course teaches students the process of organizing their thinking to acquire knowledge of new concepts and skills, and retain information that aids in their ability to study and successfully participate in all areas of academic studies. Strategies may include the use of mnemonics, effective reading strategies, concentration techniques, effective note taking, and time management and motivation techniques.  Instructional practices incorporate integration of diversity awareness including appreciation of all cultures and their important contributions to society.  The appropriate use of technology is an integral part of this course.  Students with Individualized Educational Program (IEP) have diverse needs and course accommodations and/or modifications may be required based upon IEP identified need. This repeatable course fulfills the one elective credit required for high school graduation.