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Deciding which elective to take?
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6th Grade Courses and Electives

Required Courses
English/Language Arts 6
Mathematics 6
Science/Health 6
Physical Education
Elective Courses
Category Elective Requires the approval of
General General Elective Year (2 one-semester classes, to be announced)  
  English Language Development Intervention  
Leadership Sixth Grade Leadership (see Note 1) 5th grade teacher
  General Elective Semester (1 one-semester class, to be announced)  
Music Chorus  
  Beginning Winds  
  Beginning Strings  
  Band Ms. Jones and audition
  Orchestra Ms. Jones and audition


Note 1: Sixth Grade Leadership and General Elective Semester are a pair. Students take one semester of Sixth Grade Leadership and one semester of General Elective.

Students can indicate their 1st, 2nd, and 3rd elective choices when they meet with their counselor before starting 6th grade at Palms. The counselors will try to accommodate each student's preferences, although not everyone can have their first choice.