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Core French (academic) FSF1D1
This course provides opportunities for students to communicate and interact in French with increasing independence, with a focus on familiar topics related to their daily lives. Students will develop their skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing by using language learning strategies introduced in the elementary Core French program, and will apply creative and critical thinking skills in various ways. They will also enhance their understanding and appreciation of diverse French-speaking communities, and will develop skills necessary for lifelong language learning.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: AcademicGRADE: 9
PREREQUISITE: Minimum of 600 hours of elementary Core French instruction, or equivalent
Core French (applied) FSF1P1
This course provides opportunities for students to communicate and interact in French in structured situations, with a focus on everyday topics, and to apply their knowledge of French in everyday situations. Students will develop listening, speaking, reading,and writing skills introduced in the elementary Core French program, through practical applications and concrete examples, and will use creative and critical thinking skills in various ways. They will also enhance their understanding and appreciation of diverse French-speaking communities, and will develop skills necessary for lifelong language learning.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: AppliedGRADE: 9
PREREQUISITE: Minimum of 600 hours of elementary Core French instruction, or equivalent
Core French FSF2D1
This course provides opportunities for students to communicate in French about personally relevant, familiar,
and academic topics in real-life situations with increasing independence. Students will exchange information,
ideas, and opinions with others in guided and increasingly spontaneous spoken interactions. Students will
develop their skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing through the selective use of strategies that
contribute to effective communication. They will also increase their understanding and appreciation of diverse
French-speaking communities, and will develop skills necessary for lifelong language learning.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: AcademicGRADE: 10
Core French FSF3U1
This course offers students extended opportunities to speak and interact in real-life situations in French with
greater independence. Students will develop their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills, as well as their
creative and critical thinking skills, through responding to and exploring a variety of oral and written texts. They
will also broaden their understanding and appreciation of diverse French-speaking communities, and will develop
skills necessary for lifelong language learning.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: UniversityGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: FSF2D1 - Core French
Core French FSF4U1
This course provides extensive opportunities for students to speak and interact in French independently.
Students will develop their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills, apply language learning strategies in a
wide variety of real-life situations, and develop their creative and critical thinking skills through responding to and
interacting with a variety of oral and written texts. They will also enrich their understanding and appreciation of
diverse French-speaking communities, and will develop skills necessary for lifelong language learning.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: UniversityGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: FSF3U1 - Core French
French Immersion
Les Arts Dramatiques ADA1OF
This course provides opportunities for students to explore dramatic forms and techniques, using material from a wide range of sources and cultures. Students will use the elements of drama to examine situations and issues that are relevant to their lives. Students will create, perform, discuss, and analyse drama, and then reflect on the experiences to develop an understanding of themselves, the art form, and the world around them. This is an elective course available to students en français.
COURSE NOTE: This course will be delivered en français.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 9
Géographie du Canada (Academic) CGC1DF
This course examines interrelationships within and between Canada’s natural and human systems and how these systems interconnect with those in other parts of the world. Students will explore environmental, economic, and social geographic issues relating to topics such as transportation options, energy choices, and urban development. Students will apply the concepts of geographic thinking and the geographic inquiry process, including spatial technologies, to investigate various geographic issues and to develop possible approaches for making Canada a more sustainable place in which to live.
COURSE NOTE: This course is part of a package for students in the French Immersion Program.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: AcademicGRADE: 9
Géographie du Canada (Applied) CGC1PF
This course focuses on current geographic issues that affect Canadians. Students will draw on their personal and everyday experiences as they explore issues relating to food and water supplies, competing land uses, interactions with the natural environment, and other topics relevant to sustainable living in Canada. They will also develop an awareness that issues that affect their lives in Canada are interconnected with issues in other parts of the world. Throughout the course, students will use the concepts of geographic thinking, the geographic inquiry process, and spatial technologies to guide and support their investigations.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: AppliedGRADE: 9
French Immersion (Academic) FIF1D1
This course provides opportunities for students to speak and interact in French independently in a variety of real-life and personally relevant contexts. Students will develop their skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing, as well their ability to communicate in French with confidence, by using language learning strategies introduced,in the elementary French Immersion program. Students will enhance their knowledge of the French language through the study of French Canadian literature. They will also increase their understanding and appreciation of diverse French-speaking communities, and will develop skills necessary for lifelong language learning.
COURSE NOTE: This academic course is required for students in the French Immersion Program.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: AcademicGRADE: 9
PREREQUISITE: Minimum of 3800 hours of instruction in elementary French Immersion, or equivalent
French Immersion (Applied) FIF1P1
This course provides opportunities for students to communicate and exchange information in French in a variety
of real-life situations, with support as appropriate. Students will develop the key listening, speaking, reading, and
writing skills introduced in the elementary French Immersion program. They will also increase their
understanding and appreciation of diverse French-speaking communities, and will develop skills necessary for
lifelong language learning. This is an applied french immersion course.
COURSE NOTE: This applied course is required for students in the French Immersion Program.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: AppliedGRADE: 9
PREREQUISITE: Minimum of 3800 hours of instruction in elementary French Immersion, or equivalent
Sciences (Academic) SNC1DF
This course enables students to develop their understanding of basic concepts in biology, chemistry, earth and space science, and physics, and to relate science to technology, society, and the environment. Throughout the course, students will develop their skills in the processes of scientific investigation. Students will acquire an understanding of scientific theories and conduct investigations related to sustainable ecosystems; atomic and molecular structures and the properties of elements and compounds; the study of the universe and its properties and components; and the principles of electricity.
COURSE NOTE: This courses is part of a package for students in the French Immersion Program.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: AcademicGRADE: 9
Sciences (Applied) SNC1PF
This course enables students to develop their understanding of basic concepts in biology, chemistry, earth and space science, and physics, and to apply their knowledge of science to everyday situations. They are also given opportunities to develop practical skills related to scientific investigation. Students will plan and conduct investigations into practical problems and issues related to the impact of human activity on ecosystems; the structure and properties of elements and compounds; space exploration and the components of the universe; and static and current electricity.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: AppliedGRADE: 9
Histoire (Academic) CHC2DF
This course explores social, economic, and political developments and events and their impact on the lives of different groups in Canada since 1914. Students will examine the role of conflict and cooperation in Canadian society, Canada’s evolving role within the global community, and the impact of various individuals, organizations, and events on Canadian identity, citizenship, and heritage. They will develop their ability to apply the concepts of historical thinking and the historical inquiry process, including the interpretation and analysis of evidence, when investigating key issues and events in Canadian history since 1914.
COURSE NOTE: This course is part of a package for students in the Extended French Program.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: AcademicGRADE: 10
Histoire (Applied) CHC2PF
This course focuses on the social context of historical developments and events and how they have affected the lives of people in Canada since 1914. Students will explore interactions between various communities in Canada as well as contributions of individuals and groups to Canadian heritage and identity. Students will develop their ability to apply the concepts of historical thinking and the historical inquiry process, including the interpretation and analysis of evidence, when investigating the continuing relevance of historical developments and how they have helped shape communities in present-day Canada.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: AppliedGRADE: 10
French Immersion (Academic) FIF2D1
This course provides students with extensive opportunities to communicate, interact, and think critically and creatively in French. Students will use a variety of language learning strategies in listening, speaking, reading, and writing, and will respond to and interact with print, oral, visual, and electronic texts. Students will develop their knowledge of the French language through the study of contemporary French literature and historically well-known French European literature. They will also increase their understanding and appreciation of diverse French-speaking communities, and will develop skills necessary for lifelong language learning.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: AcademicGRADE: 10
PREREQUISITE: FIF1D1 - French Immersion (Academic) or FIF1P1 - French Immersion (Applied)
French Immersion (Applied) FIF2P1
This course emphasizes the development and use of skills and strategies in communication and interaction in
French. Students will acquire literacy skills by using creative and critical analysis processes in listening,
speaking, reading, and writing in real-life contexts. They will also increase their understanding and appreciation
of diverse French-speaking communities, and will develop skills necessary for lifelong language learning.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: AppliedGRADE: 10
PREREQUISITE: FIF1D1 - French Immersion (Academic) or FIF1P1 - French Immersion (Applied)
Healthy Active Living Education (French Immersion) PPL2OI
This course enables students to further develop the knowledge and skills they need to make healthy
choices now and lead healthy, active lives in the future. Through participation in a wide range of physical
activities, students develop knowledge and skills related to movement competence and personal fitness
that provide a foundation for active living. Students also acquire an understanding of the factors and skills
that contribute to healthy development and learn how their own well-being is affected by, and affects, the
world around them. Students build their sense of self, learn to interact positively with others, and develop
their ability to think critically and creatively. The possible focus courses for Grade 10, along with their
corresponding course codes, are as follows:
Healthy Living and Personal and Fitness Activities – PAF2O
Healthy Living and Large-Group Activities – PAL2O
Healthy Living and Individual and Small-Group Activities – PAI2O
Healthy Living and Aquatic Activities – PAQ2O
Healthy Living and Rhythm and Movement Activities – PAR2O
Healthy Living and Outdoor Activities – PAD2O
COURSE NOTE: This course is taught in french and part of the french immersion program.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
Sciences (Academic) SNC2DF
This course enables students to enhance their understanding of concepts in biology, chemistry, earth and space science, and physics, and of the interrelationships between science, technology, society, and the environment. Students are also given opportunities to further develop their scientific investigation skills. Students will plan and conduct investigations and develop their understanding of scientific theories related to the connections between cells and systems in animals and plants; chemical reactions, with a particular focus on acid–base reactions; forces that affect climate and climate change; and the interaction of light and matter.
COURSE NOTE: This courses is part of a package for students in the Extended French Program.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: AcademicGRADE: 10
PREREQUISITE: SNC1D1 - Science (Academic) or SNC1DF - Sciences (Academic) or SNC1P1 - Science (Applied) or SNC1PF - Sciences (Applied)
Sciences (Applied) SNC2PF
This course enables students to develop a deeper understanding of concepts in biology, chemistry, earth and space science, and physics, and to apply their knowledge of science in real-world situations. Students are given opportunities to develop further practical skills in scientific investigation. Students will plan and conduct investigations into everyday problems and issues related to human cells and body systems; chemical reactions; factors affecting climate change; and the interaction of light and matter.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: AppliedGRADE: 10
PREREQUISITE: SNC1P1 - Science (Applied) or SNC1PF - Sciences (Applied) or SNC1D1 - Science (Academic) or SNC1DF - Sciences (Academic)
Understanding Canadian Law-(Extended French) CLU3MF
This course explores Canadian law, with a focus on legal issues that are relevant to the lives of people in
Canada. Students will gain an understanding of laws relating to rights and freedoms in Canada; our legal
system; and family, contract, employment, tort, and criminal law. Students will develop legal reasoning
skills and will apply the concepts of legal thinking and the legal studies inquiry process when investigating
a range of legal issues and formulating and communicating informed opinions about them.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: CHC2DF - Histoire (Academic) or CHC2D1 - Canadian History Since World War I or CHC2P1 - Canadian History Since World War I
Extended French FEF3U1
This course provides opportunities for students to communicate about concrete and abstract topics in various
situations. Students will consolidate and refine their skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing by applying
language learning strategies, as well as creative and critical thinking skills, in a variety of real-life contexts.
Students will develop their knowledge of the French language through the study of contemporary French authors
and well-known French European authors. They will also deepen their understanding and appreciation of diverse
French-speaking communities, and will develop skills necessary for lifelong language learning.
COURSE NOTE: This course is one of the 10 credits required for the Extended French Certificate at Grimsby Secondary School.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: UniversityGRADE: 11
Introduction to Anthropology, Psychology & Sociology (Extended French) HSP3UF
This course provides students with opportunities to think critically about theories, questions, and issues related to anthropology, psychology, and sociology. Students will develop an understanding of the approaches and research methods used by social scientists. They will be given opportunities to explore theories from a variety of perspectives, to conduct social science research, and to become familiar with current thinking on a range of issues within the three disciplines. This course may be taken by students in Extended French as an elective.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: UniversityGRADE: 11
Biology (Extended French) SBI3UF
This course furthers students’ understanding of the processes that occur in biological systems. Students will study theory and conduct investigations in the areas of biodiversity; evolution; genetic processes; the structure and function of animals; and the anatomy, growth, and function of plants. The course focuses on the theoretical aspects of the topics under study, and helps students refine skills related to scientific investigation. This Biology course is taught in french.
COURSE NOTE: This course is taught in french.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: UniversityGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: SNC2DF - Sciences (Academic)
Extended French FEF4U1
This course further emphasizes the consolidation of communication skills required to interact in French for
various purposes about concrete and abstract topics. Students will independently apply language learning
strategies in a variety of real-life and personally relevant contexts in listening, speaking, reading, and writing, and
will broaden their creative and critical thinking skills through responding to and analysing oral and written texts.
Students will increase their knowledge of the French language through the study of Canadian and international French literature. They will also enrich their understanding and appreciation of diverse French-speaking
communities, and will develop skills necessary for lifelong language learning.
COURSE NOTE: This course is one of the 10 credits required for the Extended French Certificate at Grimsby Secondary School.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: UniversityGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: FEF3U1 - Extended French