High School Diploma

MCAS English Language Arts (ELA) Preparation

Offered: 

2013

This course is designed for Adult Diploma candidates to successfully pass the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) Grade 10 English Language Arts exam.  Students must demonstrate that they have reached the standards on English language arts and mathematics in order to receive a high school diploma. Course work prepares students to be able to read and analyze basic literary concepts. Examples of readings include short stories, poetry, novel excerpts, and speeches.

MCAS Biology Preparation

This course is designed for Adult Diploma candidates to successfully pass the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) Grade 10 Biology exam.  Students must demonstrate that they have reached the standards on the Biology strand of the Science and Technology curriculum framework in order to receive a high school diploma. Coursework prepares students to be tested in the following six content areas:

MCAS Math Preparation

This course is designed for Adult Diploma candidates to successfully pass the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) Grade 10 mathematics exam. Students must demonstrate that they have reached the standards on the English language arts and mathematics in order to receive a high school diploma. Coursework prepares students to be tested in the following content areas:

ADP Task Preparation

This course guides students through the six required tasks for the Adult Diploma Program (ADP). A task is a project related to the skills needed to function and progress in daily living situations. Reading a map, understanding a lease, writing a resume, and measuring the area of a room are examples of task requirements. Each completed task is evaluated by the teacher/assessor and students must demonstrate a working understanding of the finished task.