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English (Academic) ENG1D1
This course is designed to develop the oral communication, reading, writing, and media literacy skills that students need for success in their secondary school academic programs and in their daily lives. Students will analyse literary texts from contemporary and historical periods, interpret informational and graphic texts, and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms. An important focus will be on the use of strategies that contribute to effective communication. The course is intended to prepare students for the Grade 10 Academic English course, which leads to University or College preparation courses in Grades 11 and 12.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: AcademicGRADE: 9
English (Applied) ENG1P1
This course is designed to develop the key oral communication, reading, writing, and media literacy skills students need for success in secondary school and daily life. Students will read, interpret, and create a variety of informational, literary, and graphic texts. An important focus will be on identifying and using appropriate strategies and processes to improve students’ comprehension of texts and to help them communicate clearly and effectively. The course is intended to prepare students for the Grade 10 Applied English course, which leads to College or Workplace preparation courses in Grades 11 and 12.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: AppliedGRADE: 9
English (Academic) ENG2D1
This course is designed to extend the range of oral communication, reading, writing, and media literacy skills that students need for success in their secondary school academic programs and in their daily lives. Students will analyse literary texts from contemporary and historical periods, 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 the selective use of strategies that contribute to effective communication. This course is intended to prepare students for the compulsory Grade 11 University or College preparation course.
COURSE NOTE: If your prerequisite is ENG1P1 (Applied English), you will be required to exhibit competency in that course in order to register for this course. Please speak with a Guidance counsellor.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: AcademicGRADE: 10
PREREQUISITE: ENG1D1 - English (Academic)
English (Applied) ENG2P1
This course is designed to extend the range of oral communication, reading, writing, and media literacy skills that students need for success in secondary school and daily life. Students will study and will create a variety of informational, literary, and graphic texts. An important focus will be on the consolidation of strategies and processes that help students interpret texts and communicate clearly and effectively. This course is intended to prepare students for the compulsory Grade 11 College or Workplace preparation course.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: AppliedGRADE: 10
PREREQUISITE: ENG1D1 - English (Academic) or ENG1P1 - English (Applied)
Semester 1 ENGLISH for English Language Learners ELL 1
Special course - Guidance approval only. Scheduled into Semester 1 for our ELL students.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: AcademicGRADE: 11
OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Special Course code for our ELL students. Guidance to input only.
Semester 2 ENGLISH for English Language Learners ELL 2
Special course - Guidance approval only. Scheduled into Semester 2 for our ELL students.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: AcademicGRADE: 11
OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Special Course code for our ELL students. Guidance to input only.
Media Studies EMS3O1
Ever wondered why so many people are addicted to their cell phones, carefully monitoring how many followers they have on Twitter? Have you seen advertisements and thought, “Real people don't look like that. Why are they able to sell so many products?” Have you fathomed how many subliminal messages are received simply by watching a movie? Whether it is recording a podcast or identifying gender stereotypes in a situation comedy television show, this course enables students to understand media communication in the twenty-first century and to use media responsibly. Through analyzing media forms and creating their own media works, students will develop critical thinking skills, aesthetic and ethical judgement, and competence in viewing, listening, speaking, reading, and writing.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: ENG2D1 - English (Academic) or ENG2P1 - English (Applied)
English ENG3C1
This course emphasizes the development of literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life. Students will study the content, form, and style of a variety of informational and graphic texts, as well as literary texts from Canada and other countries, and will 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. The course is intended to prepare students for the compulsory Grade 12 College preparation course.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: CollegeGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: ENG2P1 - English (Applied) or ENG2D1 - English (Academic)
English ENG3U1
This course emphasizes the development of literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life. Students will analyse challenging literary texts from various periods, countries, and cultures, as well as a range of informational and graphic texts, and will create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms. An important focus will be on using language with precision and clarity and incorporating stylistic devices appropriately and effectively. The course is intended to prepare students for the compulsory Grade 12 University or College preparation course.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: UniversityGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: ENG2D1 - English (Academic)
English ENG4C1
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: ENG3C1 - English or ENG3U1 - English
English ENG4U1
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: ENG3U1 - English
The Writer's Craft EWC4C1
This course is for students who long to write more but either can't seem to find the time, don't think they have enough talent, or who just want to explore something new. Come join a workshop of fun like-minded people who you can bounce ideas around with and with whom you can write a variety of works, both creative and analytical. Become a better writer in this college-level course.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: CollegeGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: ENG3C1 - English or ENG3U1 - English
The Writer's Craft EWC4U1
The course for the creative writer in you! EWC4U1 develops and hones the skills of the creative writer – short stories, narratives, poetry, it’s all here. EWC combines teacher-directed instruction based upon theory and example, and student self-direction, with open-ended assignments that retain a high level of artistic freedom. The course is a great opportunity to be creative, and is delivered in a “writer’s workshop” format, with frequent collaboration and peer discussion in both formal and informal settings. You'll have fun AND develop writing and editing skills that are directly applicable to any number of university English or Humanities courses. The Writer’s Craft makes your pen mightier.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: UniversityGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: ENG3U1 - English
Ontario Secondary School Literacy Course OLC4O1
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 successfully complete the course will meet the provincial literacy requirement for graduation. Students will read a variety of informational, narrative, and graphic texts; students 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.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT: Students who have been eligible to write the OSSLT at least twice and who have been unsuccessful at least once are eligible to take this course. (Students who have already met the literacy requirement for graduation may be eligible to take this course under special circumstances, at the discretion of the principal.)
COURSE NOTE: This course may only be entered on your Course Plan by a Guidance Counsellor.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 12
OTHER REQUIREMENTS: ,