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English - Grade 12

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eLearn - English (University) ENG4UE
This course emphasizes the consolidation of the literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life. Students will analyse a range of challenging literary texts from various periods, countries, and cultures; interpret and evaluate informational and graphic texts; and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms. An important focus will be on using academic language coherently and confidently, selecting the reading strategies best suited to particular texts and particular purposes for reading, and developing greater control in writing. The course is intended to prepare students for university, college, or the workplace.
COURSE NOTE: This eLearning course may be an alternative for students with strong independent work skills when the regular day school course is full or unavailable. A separate application is required. Make an appointment with your guidance counsellor to discuss suitability.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: UniversityGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: ENG3UI - English (University) or ENG3UP - English (Pre-AP) or NBE3UI - English: Contemporary Aboriginal Voices (University)
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: ENG4UI - English (University) is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.
ENG4UP - English (Pre-AP) is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.
English (University) ENG4UI
This course emphasizes the consolidation of the literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life. Students will analyse a range of challenging literary texts from various periods, countries, and cultures; interpret and evaluate informational and graphic texts; and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms. An important focus will be on using academic language coherently and confidently, selecting the reading strategies best suited to particular texts and particular purposes for reading, and developing greater control in writing. The course is intended to prepare students for university, college, or the workplace.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: UniversityGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: ENG3UI - English (University) or ENG3UP - English (Pre-AP) or ENG3UE - eLearn - English or NBE3UI - English: Contemporary Aboriginal Voices (University)
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: ENG4UE - eLearn - English (University) is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.
ENG4UP - English (Pre-AP) is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.
English (Pre-AP) ENG4UP
Students in this course will meet the same curriculum expectations and cover the same workload as students in ENG 4UI. This course is designed for independent learners who are highly motivated in the area communications, including reading, writing, oral communications and media studies. Some course content will be studied at a deeper level to enhance critical thinking skills in preparation for university.
COURSE NOTE: This course is recommended for students seeking enrichment and whose average in English exceeds the provincial average of 75%. Students should download a Pre-AP English Referral Form from the school website, have their current English teacher fill it out, and submit it to guidance.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: UniversityGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: ENG3UI - English (University) or ENG3UP - English (Pre-AP)
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: ENG4UE - eLearn - English (University) is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.
ENG4UI - English (University) is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.
Studies in Literature - Science Fiction ETS4UI
This course is for students with a special interest in literature and literary criticism with a science fiction focus. The course may focus on themes, genres, time period, or countries. Students will analyze a range of forms and stylistic elements of literary texts and respond personally, critically, and creatively to them. They will also assess critical interpretations, write analytical essays, and complete an independent study project. In this exciting course you will critically analyze classic works such as Frankenstein, and I Robot. Your Independent Study will allow you to explore the ways in which literary texts raise awareness about a range of contemporary issues such as cloning, genetic engineering, robotics, inner mind / outer space, and time exploration. It’s a journey into “undiscovered country”!
CREDIT: 1TYPE: UniversityGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: ENG3UI - English (University) or ENG3UP - English (Pre-AP)
eLearn - The Writer's Craft (University) EWC4UE
This course emphasizes knowledge and skills related to the craft of writing. Students will analyse models of effective writing; use a workshop approach to produce a range of works; identify and use techniques required for specialized forms of writing; and identify effective ways to improve the quality of their writing. They will also complete a major paper as part of a creative or analytical independent study project, and investigate opportunities for publication and for writing careers.
COURSE NOTE: This eLearning course may be an alternative for students with strong independent work skills when the regular day school course is full or unavailable. A separate application is required. Make an appointment with your guidance counsellor to discuss suitability.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: UniversityGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: ENG3UI - English (University) or ENG3UP - English (Pre-AP) or NBE3UI - English: Contemporary Aboriginal Voices (University)
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: EWC4UI - The Writer's Craft (University) is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.
The Writer's Craft (University) EWC4UI
This course emphasizes knowledge and skills related to the craft of writing. Students will analyse models of effective writing; use a workshop approach to produce a range of works; identify and use techniques required for specialized forms of writing; and identify effective ways to improve the quality of their writing. They will also complete a major paper as part of a creative or analytical independent study project, and investigate opportunities for publication and for writing careers.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: UniversityGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: ENG3UI - English (University) or ENG3UP - English (Pre-AP)
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: EWC4UE - eLearn - The Writer's Craft (University) is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.
Studies in Literature - World Classics (Advanced Placement) ETS4UP
This exciting enrichment course, certified by the American Advanced Placement College Board, is a first univeristy equivalency course that focuses on classics in western literature. Students will focus on themes, genres, and time periods. Literature will include Franz Kafka’s Metamorphosis, Charles Dicken’s Great Expectations, Aristophane's Lysistrata, and Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness. Students will analyze a range of forms and stylistic elements in literary texts and respond personally, critically, and creatively to them. They will assess critical interpretations, write analytical essays, and complete an independent study project that will encourage an investigation of their own culture's literary heritage. Enrichment activities will include theatre, opera and film nights which will connect the literature studies with other art forms. Note: this course will meet in the spring semester and directly prepare students for the Advanced Placement Literature and Composition exam that is written in May. Students in either the Pre-Advanced Placement or regular university English stream are welcome to take this course.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: Advanced PlacementGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: ENG3UI - English (University) or ENG3UP - English (Pre-AP)
eLearn - English (College) ENG4CE
This course emphasizes the consolidation of literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life. Students will analyse a variety of informational and graphic texts, as well as literary texts from various countries and cultures, and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms for practical and academic purposes. An important focus will be on using language with precision and clarity and developing greater control in writing. The course is intended to prepare students for college or the workplace.
COURSE NOTE: This eLearning course may be an alternative for students with strong independent work skills when the regular day school course is full or unavailable. A separate application is required. Make an appointment with your guidance counsellor to discuss suitability.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: CollegeGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: ENG3CI - English (College) or ENG3UE - eLearn - English or ENG3UI - English (University) or ENG3UP - English (Pre-AP) or NBE3UI - English: Contemporary Aboriginal Voices (University)
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: ENG4CI - English (College) is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.
English (College) ENG4CI
This course emphasizes the consolidation of literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life. Students will analyse a variety of informational and graphic texts, as well as literary texts from various countries and cultures, and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms for practical and academic purposes. An important focus will be on using language with precision and clarity and developing greater control in writing. The course is intended to prepare students for college or the workplace.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: CollegeGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: ENG3CI - English (College) or ENG3UI - English (University) or NBE3UI - English: Contemporary Aboriginal Voices (University)
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: ENG4CE - eLearn - English (College) is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.
The Writer's Craft (College) EWC4CI
This course emphasizes knowledge and skills related to the craft of writing. Students will investigate models of effective writing; use a workshop approach to write a variety of works; and make considered decisions for improving the quality of their writing. They will also complete a creative or analytical independent study project, and investigate opportunities for publication and for writing careers.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: CollegeGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: ENG3CI - English (College) or ENG3UI - English (University)
English (Workplace) ENG4EI
This course emphasizes the consolidation of literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in the workplace and in daily life. Students will analyse informational, graphic, and literary texts and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms for workplace-related and practical purposes. An important focus will be on using language accurately and organizing ideas and information coherently. The course is intended to prepare students for the workplace and active citizenship.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: WorkplaceGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: ENG3CI - English (College) or ENG3EI - English (Workplace) or ENG3UI - English (University)
Ontario Secondary School Literacy Course OLC4OI
This course is designed to help students acquire and demonstrate the cross-curricular literacy skills that are evaluated by the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT). Students who complete the course successfully will meet the provincial literacy requirement for graduation. Students will read a variety of informational, narrative, and graphic texts and will produce a variety of forms of writing, including summaries, information paragraphs, opinion pieces, and news reports. Students will also maintain and manage a portfolio containing a record of their reading experiences and samples of their writing.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 12