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.)

Office/Classroom:

Room 168c

 

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

 

Course Information

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.