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Native Languages

This chart maps out all the courses in the discipline and shows the links between courses and the possible prerequisites for them. It does not attempt to depict all possible movements from course to course.

NatvieLanguages

Options for Grades 9-12
The following courses may be offered in some schools. For course descriptions, see the appropriate International Language description (by 4th and 5th characters).
 

Options:
LNA Cayuga
LNC Cree
LND Delaware
LML Oji-Cree
LNM Mohak
LNN Oneida
LNO Ojibwe 

Native Languages, Level 1 LNAAOLNOAO
This course is open to the entire student body and will allow students who have no prior Native language experience to develop an appreciation for a Native language and culture, to explore and experience a unique world view, and to learn to speak a Native language. Students will use the language being studied for greetings and daily routines, become familiar with its writing and sound system, and practise basic vocabulary and phrases. Students will also use information technology during course-related activities.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 9
Native Languages, Level 2 LNABOLNOBO
This course will enable students to experience the unique respect for life that permeates Native languages and cultures. Students will expand their vocabulary and knowledge of phrases and expressions, using them in simple dialogues, narrative writing, grammatical constructions, and reading, and to exchange information electronically. This course is open to any student who has successfully completed at least four years of elementary Native languages study, has successfully completed NL1, or demonstrates the required proficiency.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
PREREQUISITE: At least four years of study of a Native language in elementary school, successful completion of NL1, or demonstrated proficiency
Native Languages, Level 3 LNACOLNOCO
This course will provide students an opportunity to expand their knowledge of a Native language and of Native philosophy, spirituality, and values, and to enhance their identity and self-worth. Students will communicate by using a variety of phrases and expressions, create short conversations, skits, stories, and narratives, use information technology, and develop an awareness of the structural and functional workings of a Native language. This course is open to students who have successfully completed NL2 or who can demonstrate the required proficiency.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: NL2 or demonstrated proficiency
Native Languages, Level 4 LNADOLNODO
This course will provide students with opportunities to further develop their knowledge of a Native language and of Native philosophy, spirituality, and values, and to enhance their sense of identity and self-worth. Students will increase their vocabulary and their facility in using idioms, and will use the Native language to analyse literature, discuss various issues that affect the local community, and exchange information electronically.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: NL3 or demonstrated proficiency
Native Languages, Level 5 LNAEOLNOEO
This course provides students with opportunities to increase their knowledge of a Native language and culture. Students will increase their vocabulary; use complex language patterns and formal language; and use the Native language to analyse literature, discuss issues (e.g., economic development, personal development), and study Native customs, traditions, and world views. They will examine differences in dialects while communicating with others electronically.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: NL4 or demonstrated proficiency