12th Grade

Microbiology, Biotechnology, English IV


Microbiology is a two semester lab science course covering cell physiology and biological research techniques and genetic engineering. The course will survey the microbial world with its many branches of bacteriology, virology, mycology, parasitology, and others. The sub disciplines of veterinary, environmental, evolutionary, industrial, pharmaceutical, and food microbiology will be studied as well.

Agricultural and Industrial Biotechnology

Agricultural and Industrial Biotechnology is a two semester course which provides entry-level as well as advanced training in biotechnology skills, methods, and applications. The course is laboratory based and integrates the core competencies of the life science career pathway and physical sciences with the technical skills needed for post-secondary education and/or employment in the biotechnology industry.

English IV

The following areas/themes will be covered throughout the year:

  • Writing  Personality Profile
    • Application Essay
    • Research Report
    • Proposal
    • Satire
    • Subject Analysis
    • Dramatic Scene
    • Critical Review

  • Grammar  The Sentence and It’s Parts
    • Phrases
    • Clauses
    • Rhetorical Grammar

  • Vocabulary
  • Words with Multiple Meanings
  • Analyzing Word Parts
  • Precision in Language
  • Denotations and Connotations
  • Homonyms, Homophones, and Homographs
  • Using Context Clues
  • Identifying Word Parts
  • Strategies for Developing Vocabulary
  • Understanding Analogies

School Information

CASEE Building "B"
11104 NE 149th Street
Brush Prairie, WA 98606

(360) 885-5361

(360) 885-5365

Student Hours
Periods 1 - 3
Periods 4 - 6

Office Hours
7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.