Phone: (651) 621-7212
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Ms. Cheryl Josephson
Welcome to my webpage! I am a Special Education, Reading, and Work-Based Learning Teacher at Mounds View High School. Please visit Google Classroom for course materials and assignments. (Parents/Guardians - please contact me if you would like to receive email summaries regarding your student's work in Google Classroom. Learn more about what this entails here.)
Daily Class Schedule:
Period 1.... Biology (with Ms. Beardsley)
Period 2.... Career Skills
Period 3.... Reading Workshop
Period 4.... PREP
Period 5.... Work-Based Learning/OJT
Period 6.... Work-Based Learning/OJT
3817 & 3818 CAREER SKILLS
credit value .5 per semester + 1.0 WBL grades 10, 11, 12
This course provides students with the skills necessary for securing and maintaining employment. Students will gain employment skills and prepare a post-secondary plan upon completion of the course. Some of the course activities include completing vocational assessments, investigating career options, and creating a postsecondary plan. Guest speakers, employment topics, and post-secondary education options will be discussed on a continuing basis. Students will create a resume, complete job applications, learn interviewing techniques, and gain real-world job skills while working in the building and/or community.
Students who meet the guidelines for community employment will be eligible to earn up to 1.0 elective credit. The combination of classroom instruction and worksite participation on a paid job site will enhance student learning. The Work Coordinator will work with the student to complete and file necessary forms and materials.
4304 & 4305 READING WORKSHOP
credit value .5 per semester grades 11, 12
In this English Language Arts course, students will increase their reading comprehension skills using a variety of before-, during-, and after–reading strategies. By the end of the course, students will be able to use strategies to independently identify the central idea, summarize text, determine word meaning/choice, and make an inference in informational and literary texts.