Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 5/8/2019 - 7:00 PM
Category: Consent Agenda Items
Type: Action
Subject: Approval of English I textbooks
Vision 2022:
Student Learning
Design curriculum and learning experiences that ensure high literacy and math skills while also developing creativity, collaboration, problem-solving, and communication skills.
Policy: 6.210 - Instructional Material
Background: A committee of teachers reviewed best practice and current material options in order to make a selection for the Freshman English [intermediate & Advanced] course. The teachers chose:

My Perspectives: English Language Arts: Grade 9, Volume 1, My Perspectives: English Language Arts: Grade 9, Volume 2, and My Perspectives: English Language Arts: Grade 9, Teacher's Edition [for Freshmen English teachers]

Publisher: Pearson
Copyright: 2017
ISBN: 13:978-0-328-92100-3
ISBN: 13:978-0-13-333877-5
ISBN: 13:978-0-133-33868-3
File Attachment:
Summary: Because the current textbook for the Freshman English [Intermediate & Advanced] course is outdated, the committee reviewed various materials. The materials include resources for differentiation and assessment. This textbook has been on display 30 days at the School Service Center. No feedback was received from the community.
Funding: Funding for this textbook and online access was budgeted in the 2019-2020 textbook budget. The total cost based on a quote from the publisher is $ 129,108.41
Recommendation: It is recommended that the Board approve these textbooks as presented: My Perspectives: English Language Arts: Grade 9, Volume 1, My Perspectives: English Language Arts: Grade 9, Volume 2, and My Perspectives: English Language Arts: Grade 9, Teacher's Edition [for Freshmen English teachers]
Approvals:
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Faith Dahlquist - Asst. Superintendent
Signed By:
Jeff Schuler - Superintendent
Vote Results:

Original Motion
Member Rob Hanlon Moved, Member Ginna Ericksen seconded to approve the Original motion 'It is recommended that the Board approve these textbooks as presented: My Perspectives: English Language Arts: Grade 9, Volume 1, My Perspectives: English Language Arts: Grade 9, Volume 2, and My Perspectives: English Language Arts: Grade 9, Teacher's Edition [for Freshmen English teachers]'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 7 Nay: 0.
The motion Carried 7 - 0
   
Brad Paulsen     Yes
Jim Mathieson     Yes
Chris Crabtree     Yes
Rob Hanlon     Yes
Ginna Ericksen     Yes
Susan Booton     Yes
Dave Long     Yes