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Drama - French Immersion 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 - Language of Instruction French.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: ImmersionGRADE: 9
Drama - Sheltered ESL ADA1OS
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 - ESL Drama.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: ShelteredGRADE: 9
Grade 10 Drama - Sheltered ADA2OS
This course provides opportunities for students to explore dramatic forms, conventions, and techniques. Students will explore a variety of dramatic sources from various cultures and representing a range of genres. Students will use the elements of drama in creating and communicating through dramatic works. Students will assume responsibility for decisions made in the creative and collaborative processes and will reflect on their experiences.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: ShelteredGRADE: 10-12
Drama Sheltered Grade 11 ADA3M1
This course requires students to create and perform in dramatic presentations. Students will analyse, interpret, and perform dramatic works from various cultures and time periods. Students will research various acting styles and conventions that could be used in their presentations, and analyse the functions of playwrights, directors, actors, designers, technicians, and audiences. This course is for ELL students wishing to take a Senior-level Drama course.
COURSE NOTE: For ELL students only
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: For ELL students only
Music - Guitar AMG2O.
This course emphasizes performance of music at an intermediate level that strikes a balance between challenge and skill. Student learning will include participating in creative activities and listening perceptively. Students will also be required to develop a thorough understanding of the language of music, including the elements, terminology, and history.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
Music - Guitar AMG3M.
This guitar class is for intermediate to advanced guitar players that are seeking a more in-depth understanding and ability to play from a variety of traditions: folk, blues, rock, and popular. Students receive instruction in music theory, ear training, chord production, finger pickin' as well as an introduction to soloing and improvisation. The guitar program
will give students the opportunity to pursue their passion in high school and prepare them well for continued post secondary level education.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
Music - Guitar AMG4M.
This guitar class is for intermediate to advanced guitar players that are seeking a more in-depth understanding and ability to play from a variety of traditions: folk, blues, rock, and popular. Students receive instruction in music theory, ear training, chord production, finger pickin' as well as an introduction to soloing and improvisation. The guitar program
will give students the opportunity to pursue their passion in high school and prepare them well for continued post secondary level education.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: AMG3M. - Music - Guitar
Music - Stage/Jazz Band AMH2O.
Using the stage band as the medium of instruction, students will perform intermediate level stage band repertoire, technical exercises and sight-reading. The course requires that students play at a number of in and out of school performances.
COURSE NOTE: To register for Stage/Jazz Band you must also choose Music (AMU2O.)
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
Music - Stage/Jazz Band AMH3M.
Using the stage band as the medium of instruction, students will perform senior level stage band repertoire, technical exercises and sight-reading. The course requires that students play at a number of in and out of school performances. Opportunities for leadership positions on music council are also provided.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: AMI2O. - Music - Band
Music - Stage/Jazz Band AMH4M.
This course includes both listening and performance components with an emphasis on the latter. Rhythmic patterns and styles unique to jazz harmonies, improvisation and composition are included. Attendance, classroom participation, periodic tests as well as extra-curricular performances are incorporated in the assessment & evaluation process.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: AMH3M. - Music - Stage/Jazz Band
Music - Band AMI2O.
This course emphasizes the creation and performance of music at a level consistent with previous experience. Students will develop musical literacy skills by using the creative and critical analysis processes in composition, performance, and a range of reflective and analytical activities. Students will develop their understanding of musical conventions, practices, and terminology and apply the elements of music in a range of activities. They will also explore the function of music in society with reference to the self, communities, and cultures.
COURSE NOTE: To register for Band, you must also choose Music (AMU2O.)
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
PREREQUISITE: AMR2O. - Music - Choir or AMI1O. - Music - Band or AMR1O. - Music - Choir or AMU1O. - Music - Instrumental
Music - Band AMI3M.
This course develops students’ musical literacy through performance and the preparation and presentation of music productions. Students will perform works at a level consistent with previous experience. Independently and collaboratively, students will use current technology and the creative and critical analysis processes to plan, produce, present, and market musical productions. Students will respond to, reflect on, and analyse music from various genres and periods, and they will develop skills transferable to other aspects of their life and their careers.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: AMI2O. - Music - Band or AMI1O. - Music - Band
Music - Band AMI4M.
This course enables students to enhance their musical literacy through the creation, appreciation, analysis, and performance of music. Students will perform traditional, commercial, and art music, and will respond with insight to live and recorded performances. Students will enhance their understanding of the function of music in society and the impact of music on themselves and various communities and cultures. Students will analyse how to apply skills developed in music to their life and careers.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: AMI3M. - Music - Band
Music - Keyboard AMK2O.
This course emphasizes the creation and performance of music at a level consistent with previous experience. Students will develop musical literacy skills by using the creative and critical analysis processes in composition, performance, and a range of reflective and analytical activities. Students will develop their understanding of musical conventions, practices, and terminology and apply the elements of music in a range of activities. They will also explore the function of music in society with reference to the self, communities, and cultures.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
Music - Keyboard AMK3M.
This course uses the piano keyboard as the medium of instruction. Solo and duet repertoire, theory and sight-reading will be used to increase students’ musical knowledge. At the end of the course, all students are required to complete a written theory exam equivalent to the Royal Conservatory Grade One Rudiments of music.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: AMK2O. - Music - Keyboard or AMU2O. - Music - Instrumental
Music - Keyboard AMK4M.
Students continue to develop their understanding of music theory and composition at a more advanced level, while working on improving aural skills through ear training exercises. Students’ music appreciation will be expanded through listening to a wide variety of keyboard music. At the end of the course, all students are required to complete a written theory exam equivalent to the Royal Conservatory Grade Two Rudiments of music.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: AMK3M. - Music - Keyboard
Music - Percussion Offbeat AMP2O.
This course focuses on using unusual instruments (ie, garbage cans, brooms, basketballs, a la STOMP) to produce unique & varied rhythms. The course incorporates stage and drama techniques as well as coordination exercises. Production numbers require agility, physical strength and endurance. Offbeat performs at school events and tours OCDSB schools once a year. They also entertain at charitable & corporate events.
COURSE NOTE: To register for Percussion you must also choose Music (AMU2O.)
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
Music - Percussion Offbeat AMP3M.
This course further develops listening skills, group work and percussion techniques using unusual instruments (ie, garbage cans, brooms, basketballs, a la STOMP) to produce unique & varied rhythms. The course incorporates stage and drama techniques as well as coordination exercises. Agility, physical strength and endurance are further developed. Grade 11 students take on lead roles in the various routines, contributing to changes in some of the aspects of the choreography. Offbeat performs at school events, festivals and tours OCDSB schools once a year.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: AMP2O. - Music - Percussion Offbeat
Music - Percussion Offbeat AMP4M.
This course further develops listening skills, group work and percussion techniques using unusual instruments (ie, garbage cans, brooms, basketballs, a la STOMP) to produce unique & varied rhythms. The course incorporates stage and drama techniques as well as coordination exercises. Audience interaction and behavior is studied in depth and routines are enhanced to maximize on audience appeal. Agility, physical strength and endurance are pushed to the limits. Grade 12 students take on lead roles in the various routines, contributing to changes in some of the aspects of the choreography. They are also required to prepare their own routine and perform this routine at our final Spring Music Night in May. Offbeat performs at school events, festivals and tours OCDSB schools once a year.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: AMP4M. - Music - Percussion Offbeat
Music - Choir AMR2O.
This course emphasizes the creation and performance of music at a level consistent with previous experience. Students will develop musical literacy skills by using the creative and critical analysis processes in composition, performance, and a range of reflective and analytical activities. Students will develop their understanding of musical conventions, practices, and terminology and apply the elements of music in a range of activities. They will also explore the function of music in society with reference to the self, communities, and cultures.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
Music - Choir AMR3M.
This course develops students’ musical literacy through performance and the preparation and presentation of music productions. Students will perform works at a level consistent with previous experience. Independently and collaboratively, students will use current technology and the creative and critical analysis processes to plan, produce, present, and market musical productions. Students will respond to, reflect on, and analyse music from various genres and periods, and they will develop skills transferable to other aspects of their life and their careers.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: AMI1O. - Music - Band or AMV1O. - Music - Vocal/Choral or AMR1O. - Music - Choir or AMI2O. - Music - Band or AMV2O. - Music - Vocal/Choral or AMR2O. - Music - Choir
Music - Choir AMR4M.
This course enables students to enhance their musical literacy through the creation, appreciation, analysis, and performance of music. Students will perform traditional, commercial, and art music, and will respond with insight to live and recorded performances. Students will enhance their understanding of the function of music in society and the impact of music on themselves and various communities and cultures. Students will analyse how to apply skills developed in music to their life and careers.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: AMR3M. - Music - Choir
Instrumental Music-Strings AMS1O.
This course emphasizes the creation and performance of music at a level consistent with previous experience and is aimed at developing technique, sensitivity, and imagination. Students will develop musical literacy skills by using the creative and critical analysis processes in composition, performance, and a range of reflective and analytical activities. Students will develop an understanding of the conventions and elements of music and of safe practices related to music, and will develop a variety of skills transferable to other areas of their life.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 9
Instrumental Music-Strings AMS2O.
This course emphasizes the creation and performance of music at a level consistent with previous experience and is aimed at developing technique, sensitivity, and imagination. Students will develop musical literacy skills by using the creative and critical analysis processes in composition, performance, and a range of reflective and analytical activities. Students will develop an understanding of the conventions and elements of music and of safe practices related to music, and will develop a variety of skills transferable to other areas of their life.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
Music - Instrumental AMU1O.
This course emphasizes the creation and performance of music at a level consistent with previous experience and is aimed at developing technique, sensitivity, and imagination. Students will develop musical literacy skills by using the creative and critical analysis processes in composition, performance, and a range of reflective and analytical activities. Students will develop an understanding of the conventions and elements of music and of safe practices related to music, and will develop a variety of skills transferable to other areas of their life.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 9
Music - Beginner Instrumental AMU1O1
This course emphasizes the creation and performance of music at a level consistent with little or no previous experience and is aimed at developing technique, sensitivity, and imagination. Students will develop musical literacy skills by using the creative and critical analysis processes in composition, performance, and a range of reflective and analytical activities. Students will develop an understanding of the conventions and elements of music and of safe practices related to music, and will develop a variety of skills transferable to other areas of their life.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 9
Music - Instrumental AMU2O.
This course emphasizes the creation and performance of music at a level consistent with previous experience. Students will develop musical literacy skills by using the creative and critical analysis processes in composition, performance, and a range of reflective and analytical activities. Students will develop their understanding of musical conventions, practices, and terminology and apply the elements of music in a range of activities. They will also explore the function of music in society with reference to the self, communities, and cultures.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
Music - Instrumental AMU3M.
This course provides students with opportunities to develop their musical literacy through the creation, appreciation, analysis, and performance of music, including traditional, commercial, and art music. Students will apply the creative process when performing appropriate technical exercises and repertoire and will employ the critical analysis processes when reflecting on, responding to, and analysing live and recorded performances. Students will consider the function of music in society and the impact of music on individuals and communities. They will explore how to apply skills developed in music to their life and careers.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: AMU1O. - Music - Instrumental or AMU2O. - Music - Instrumental
Music - Instrumental AMU4M.
This course enables students to enhance their musical literacy through the creation, appreciation, analysis, and performance of music. Students will perform traditional, commercial, and art music, and will respond with insight to live and recorded performances. Students will enhance their understanding of the function of music in society and the impact of music on themselves and various communities and cultures. Students will analyse how to apply skills developed in music to their life and careers.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: AMU3M. - Music - Instrumental
Music - Vocal/Choral AMV2O.
This course emphasizes the creation and performance of music at a level consistent with previous experience. Students will develop musical literacy skills by using the creative and critical analysis processes in composition, performance, and a range of reflective and analytical activities. Students will develop their understanding of musical conventions, practices, and terminology and apply the elements of music in a range of activities. They will also explore the function of music in society with reference to the self, communities, and cultures.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
Music - Vocal/Choral AMV3M.
This course develops students’ musical literacy through performance and the preparation and presentation of music productions. Students will perform works at a level consistent with previous experience. Independently and collaboratively, students will use current technology and the creative and critical analysis processes to plan, produce, present, and market musical productions. Students will respond to, reflect on, and analyse music from various genres and periods, and they will develop skills transferable to other aspects of their life and their careers.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: AMV2O. - Music - Vocal/Choral
Music - Vocal/Choral AMV4M.
This course enables students to enhance their musical literacy through the creation, appreciation, analysis, and performance of music. Students will perform traditional, commercial, and art music, and will respond with insight to live and recorded performances. Students will enhance their understanding of the function of music in society and the impact of music on themselves and various communities and cultures. Students will analyse how to apply skills developed in music to their life and careers.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: AMV3M. - Music - Vocal/Choral
Visual Arts AVI1O.
This course is exploratory in nature, offering an overview of visual arts as a foundation for further study. Students will become familiar with the elements and principles of design and the expressive qualities of various materials by using a range of media, processes, techniques, and styles. Students will use the creative and critical analysis processes and will interpret art within a personal, contemporary, and historical context.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 9
Visual Arts AVI2O.
This course enables students to develop their skills in producing and presenting art by introducing them to new ideas, materials, and processes for artistic exploration and experimentation. Students will apply the elements and principles of design when exploring the creative process. Students will use the critical analysis process to reflect on and interpret art within a personal, contemporary, and historical context.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
Visual Arts AVI3M.
This course enables students to further develop their knowledge and skills in visual arts. Students will use the creative process to explore a wide range of themes through studio work that may include drawing, painting, sculpting, and printmaking, as well as the creation of collage, multimedia works, and works using emerging technologies. Students will use the critical analysis process when evaluating their own work and the work of others. The course may be delivered as a comprehensive program or through a program focused on a particular art form (e.g., photography, video, computer graphics, information design).
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: AVI1O. - Visual Arts or AVI2O. - Visual Arts
Visual Arts AVI4M.
This course focuses on enabling students to refine their use of the creative process when creating and presenting two- and three-dimensional art works using a variety of traditional and emerging media and technologies. Students will use the critical analysis process to deconstruct art works and explore connections between art and society. The studio program enables students to explore a range of materials, processes, and techniques that can be applied in their own art production. Students will also make connections between various works of art in personal, contemporary, historical, and cultural contexts.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: AVI3M. - Visual Arts
Visual Arts-Photography AWQ3M.
This course builds on the skills acquired in introductory photography and further challenges students to work in a variety of photographic genres. The emphasis continues to be on technical quality and the development of personal responses and innovative imagery. Students will examine the concepts of and middle period of photographic history and apply a full range of analytical criteria to photographic works. The emphasis is on professional standards and applications.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
Drama
Drama ADA1O.
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.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 9
Drama - French Immersion 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 - Language of Instruction French.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: ImmersionGRADE: 9
Drama - Sheltered ESL ADA1OS
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 - ESL Drama.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: ShelteredGRADE: 9
Drama ADA2O.
This course provides opportunities for students to explore dramatic forms, conventions, and techniques. Students will explore a variety of dramatic sources from various cultures and representing a range of genres. Students will use the elements of drama in creating and communicating through dramatic works. Students will assume responsibility for decisions made in the creative and collaborative processes and will reflect on their experiences.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
Grade 10 Drama - Sheltered ADA2OS
This course provides opportunities for students to explore dramatic forms, conventions, and techniques. Students will explore a variety of dramatic sources from various cultures and representing a range of genres. Students will use the elements of drama in creating and communicating through dramatic works. Students will assume responsibility for decisions made in the creative and collaborative processes and will reflect on their experiences.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: ShelteredGRADE: 10-12
Drama ADA3M.
This course requires students to create and perform in dramatic presentations. Students will analyse, interpret, and perform dramatic works from various cultures and time periods. Students will research various acting styles and conventions that could be used in their presentations, and analyse the functions of playwrights, directors, actors, designers, technicians, and audiences.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: ADA1O. - Drama or ADA2O. - Drama
Drama Sheltered Grade 11 ADA3M1
This course requires students to create and perform in dramatic presentations. Students will analyse, interpret, and perform dramatic works from various cultures and time periods. Students will research various acting styles and conventions that could be used in their presentations, and analyse the functions of playwrights, directors, actors, designers, technicians, and audiences. This course is for ELL students wishing to take a Senior-level Drama course.
COURSE NOTE: For ELL students only
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: For ELL students only
Drama ADA4M.
This course requires students to experiment individually and collaboratively with forms and conventions of both drama and theatre from various cultures and time periods. Students will interpret dramatic literature and other texts and media sources while learning about various theories of directing and acting. Students will examine the significance of dramatic arts in various cultures, and will analyse how the knowledge and skills developed in drama are related to their personal skills, social awareness, and goals beyond secondary school.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: ADA3M. - Drama
Music
Music - Guitar AMG2O.
This course emphasizes performance of music at an intermediate level that strikes a balance between challenge and skill. Student learning will include participating in creative activities and listening perceptively. Students will also be required to develop a thorough understanding of the language of music, including the elements, terminology, and history.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
Music - Guitar AMG3M.
This guitar class is for intermediate to advanced guitar players that are seeking a more in-depth understanding and ability to play from a variety of traditions: folk, blues, rock, and popular. Students receive instruction in music theory, ear training, chord production, finger pickin' as well as an introduction to soloing and improvisation. The guitar program
will give students the opportunity to pursue their passion in high school and prepare them well for continued post secondary level education.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
Music - Guitar AMG4M.
This guitar class is for intermediate to advanced guitar players that are seeking a more in-depth understanding and ability to play from a variety of traditions: folk, blues, rock, and popular. Students receive instruction in music theory, ear training, chord production, finger pickin' as well as an introduction to soloing and improvisation. The guitar program
will give students the opportunity to pursue their passion in high school and prepare them well for continued post secondary level education.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: AMG3M. - Music - Guitar
Music - Stage/Jazz Band AMH2O.
Using the stage band as the medium of instruction, students will perform intermediate level stage band repertoire, technical exercises and sight-reading. The course requires that students play at a number of in and out of school performances.
COURSE NOTE: To register for Stage/Jazz Band you must also choose Music (AMU2O.)
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
Music - Stage/Jazz Band AMH3M.
Using the stage band as the medium of instruction, students will perform senior level stage band repertoire, technical exercises and sight-reading. The course requires that students play at a number of in and out of school performances. Opportunities for leadership positions on music council are also provided.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: AMI2O. - Music - Band
Music - Stage/Jazz Band AMH4M.
This course includes both listening and performance components with an emphasis on the latter. Rhythmic patterns and styles unique to jazz harmonies, improvisation and composition are included. Attendance, classroom participation, periodic tests as well as extra-curricular performances are incorporated in the assessment & evaluation process.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: AMH3M. - Music - Stage/Jazz Band
Music - Band AMI1O.
This course emphasizes the creation and performance of music at a level consistent with previous experience and is aimed at developing technique, sensitivity, and imagination. Students will develop musical literacy skills by using the creative and critical analysis processes in composition, performance, and a range of reflective and analytical activities. Students will develop an understanding of the conventions and elements of music and of safe practices related to music, and will develop a variety of skills transferable to other areas of their life.
COURSE NOTE: To register for Band, you must also be registered in Music (AMU1O.)
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: OpenGRADE: 9
Music - Band AMI2O.
This course emphasizes the creation and performance of music at a level consistent with previous experience. Students will develop musical literacy skills by using the creative and critical analysis processes in composition, performance, and a range of reflective and analytical activities. Students will develop their understanding of musical conventions, practices, and terminology and apply the elements of music in a range of activities. They will also explore the function of music in society with reference to the self, communities, and cultures.
COURSE NOTE: To register for Band, you must also choose Music (AMU2O.)
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
PREREQUISITE: AMR2O. - Music - Choir or AMI1O. - Music - Band or AMR1O. - Music - Choir or AMU1O. - Music - Instrumental
Music - Band AMI3M.
This course develops students’ musical literacy through performance and the preparation and presentation of music productions. Students will perform works at a level consistent with previous experience. Independently and collaboratively, students will use current technology and the creative and critical analysis processes to plan, produce, present, and market musical productions. Students will respond to, reflect on, and analyse music from various genres and periods, and they will develop skills transferable to other aspects of their life and their careers.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: AMI2O. - Music - Band or AMI1O. - Music - Band
Music - Band AMI4M.
This course enables students to enhance their musical literacy through the creation, appreciation, analysis, and performance of music. Students will perform traditional, commercial, and art music, and will respond with insight to live and recorded performances. Students will enhance their understanding of the function of music in society and the impact of music on themselves and various communities and cultures. Students will analyse how to apply skills developed in music to their life and careers.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: AMI3M. - Music - Band
Music - Keyboard AMK2O.
This course emphasizes the creation and performance of music at a level consistent with previous experience. Students will develop musical literacy skills by using the creative and critical analysis processes in composition, performance, and a range of reflective and analytical activities. Students will develop their understanding of musical conventions, practices, and terminology and apply the elements of music in a range of activities. They will also explore the function of music in society with reference to the self, communities, and cultures.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
Music - Keyboard AMK3M.
This course uses the piano keyboard as the medium of instruction. Solo and duet repertoire, theory and sight-reading will be used to increase students’ musical knowledge. At the end of the course, all students are required to complete a written theory exam equivalent to the Royal Conservatory Grade One Rudiments of music.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: AMK2O. - Music - Keyboard or AMU2O. - Music - Instrumental
Music - Keyboard AMK4M.
Students continue to develop their understanding of music theory and composition at a more advanced level, while working on improving aural skills through ear training exercises. Students’ music appreciation will be expanded through listening to a wide variety of keyboard music. At the end of the course, all students are required to complete a written theory exam equivalent to the Royal Conservatory Grade Two Rudiments of music.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: AMK3M. - Music - Keyboard
Music - Percussion Offbeat AMP2O.
This course focuses on using unusual instruments (ie, garbage cans, brooms, basketballs, a la STOMP) to produce unique & varied rhythms. The course incorporates stage and drama techniques as well as coordination exercises. Production numbers require agility, physical strength and endurance. Offbeat performs at school events and tours OCDSB schools once a year. They also entertain at charitable & corporate events.
COURSE NOTE: To register for Percussion you must also choose Music (AMU2O.)
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
Music - Percussion Offbeat AMP3M.
This course further develops listening skills, group work and percussion techniques using unusual instruments (ie, garbage cans, brooms, basketballs, a la STOMP) to produce unique & varied rhythms. The course incorporates stage and drama techniques as well as coordination exercises. Agility, physical strength and endurance are further developed. Grade 11 students take on lead roles in the various routines, contributing to changes in some of the aspects of the choreography. Offbeat performs at school events, festivals and tours OCDSB schools once a year.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: AMP2O. - Music - Percussion Offbeat
Music - Percussion Offbeat AMP4M.
This course further develops listening skills, group work and percussion techniques using unusual instruments (ie, garbage cans, brooms, basketballs, a la STOMP) to produce unique & varied rhythms. The course incorporates stage and drama techniques as well as coordination exercises. Audience interaction and behavior is studied in depth and routines are enhanced to maximize on audience appeal. Agility, physical strength and endurance are pushed to the limits. Grade 12 students take on lead roles in the various routines, contributing to changes in some of the aspects of the choreography. They are also required to prepare their own routine and perform this routine at our final Spring Music Night in May. Offbeat performs at school events, festivals and tours OCDSB schools once a year.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: AMP4M. - Music - Percussion Offbeat
Music - Choir AMR1O.
This course emphasizes the creation and performance of music at a level consistent with previous experience and is aimed at developing technique, sensitivity, and imagination. Students will develop musical literacy skills by using the creative and critical analysis processes in composition, performance, and a range of reflective and analytical activities. Students will develop an understanding of the conventions and elements of music and of safe practices related to music, and will develop a variety of skills transferable to other areas of their life.
COURSE NOTE: To register for Choir, you must also be registered in Vocal Music. (AMV1O.)
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: OpenGRADE: 9
Music - Choir AMR2O.
This course emphasizes the creation and performance of music at a level consistent with previous experience. Students will develop musical literacy skills by using the creative and critical analysis processes in composition, performance, and a range of reflective and analytical activities. Students will develop their understanding of musical conventions, practices, and terminology and apply the elements of music in a range of activities. They will also explore the function of music in society with reference to the self, communities, and cultures.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
Music - Choir AMR3M.
This course develops students’ musical literacy through performance and the preparation and presentation of music productions. Students will perform works at a level consistent with previous experience. Independently and collaboratively, students will use current technology and the creative and critical analysis processes to plan, produce, present, and market musical productions. Students will respond to, reflect on, and analyse music from various genres and periods, and they will develop skills transferable to other aspects of their life and their careers.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: AMI1O. - Music - Band or AMV1O. - Music - Vocal/Choral or AMR1O. - Music - Choir or AMI2O. - Music - Band or AMV2O. - Music - Vocal/Choral or AMR2O. - Music - Choir
Music - Choir AMR4M.
This course enables students to enhance their musical literacy through the creation, appreciation, analysis, and performance of music. Students will perform traditional, commercial, and art music, and will respond with insight to live and recorded performances. Students will enhance their understanding of the function of music in society and the impact of music on themselves and various communities and cultures. Students will analyse how to apply skills developed in music to their life and careers.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: AMR3M. - Music - Choir
Instrumental Music-Strings AMS1O.
This course emphasizes the creation and performance of music at a level consistent with previous experience and is aimed at developing technique, sensitivity, and imagination. Students will develop musical literacy skills by using the creative and critical analysis processes in composition, performance, and a range of reflective and analytical activities. Students will develop an understanding of the conventions and elements of music and of safe practices related to music, and will develop a variety of skills transferable to other areas of their life.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 9
Instrumental Music-Strings AMS2O.
This course emphasizes the creation and performance of music at a level consistent with previous experience and is aimed at developing technique, sensitivity, and imagination. Students will develop musical literacy skills by using the creative and critical analysis processes in composition, performance, and a range of reflective and analytical activities. Students will develop an understanding of the conventions and elements of music and of safe practices related to music, and will develop a variety of skills transferable to other areas of their life.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
Instrumental Music-Strings AMS3O
This course emphasizes the creation and performance of music at a level consistent with previous experience and is aimed at developing technique, sensitivity, and imagination. Students will develop musical literacy skills by using the creative and critical analysis processes in composition, performance, and a range of reflective and analytical activities. Students will develop an understanding of the conventions and elements of music and of safe practices related to music, and will develop a variety of skills transferable to other areas of their life.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
Music - Instrumental AMU1O.
This course emphasizes the creation and performance of music at a level consistent with previous experience and is aimed at developing technique, sensitivity, and imagination. Students will develop musical literacy skills by using the creative and critical analysis processes in composition, performance, and a range of reflective and analytical activities. Students will develop an understanding of the conventions and elements of music and of safe practices related to music, and will develop a variety of skills transferable to other areas of their life.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 9
Music - Beginner Instrumental AMU1O1
This course emphasizes the creation and performance of music at a level consistent with little or no previous experience and is aimed at developing technique, sensitivity, and imagination. Students will develop musical literacy skills by using the creative and critical analysis processes in composition, performance, and a range of reflective and analytical activities. Students will develop an understanding of the conventions and elements of music and of safe practices related to music, and will develop a variety of skills transferable to other areas of their life.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 9
Music - Instrumental AMU2O.
This course emphasizes the creation and performance of music at a level consistent with previous experience. Students will develop musical literacy skills by using the creative and critical analysis processes in composition, performance, and a range of reflective and analytical activities. Students will develop their understanding of musical conventions, practices, and terminology and apply the elements of music in a range of activities. They will also explore the function of music in society with reference to the self, communities, and cultures.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
Music - Instrumental AMU3M.
This course provides students with opportunities to develop their musical literacy through the creation, appreciation, analysis, and performance of music, including traditional, commercial, and art music. Students will apply the creative process when performing appropriate technical exercises and repertoire and will employ the critical analysis processes when reflecting on, responding to, and analysing live and recorded performances. Students will consider the function of music in society and the impact of music on individuals and communities. They will explore how to apply skills developed in music to their life and careers.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: AMU1O. - Music - Instrumental or AMU2O. - Music - Instrumental
Music - Instrumental AMU4M.
This course enables students to enhance their musical literacy through the creation, appreciation, analysis, and performance of music. Students will perform traditional, commercial, and art music, and will respond with insight to live and recorded performances. Students will enhance their understanding of the function of music in society and the impact of music on themselves and various communities and cultures. Students will analyse how to apply skills developed in music to their life and careers.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: AMU3M. - Music - Instrumental
Music - Vocal/Choral AMV1O.
This course emphasizes the creation and performance of music at a level consistent with previous experience and is aimed at developing technique, sensitivity, and imagination. Students will develop musical literacy skills by using the creative and critical analysis processes in composition, performance, and a range of reflective and analytical activities. Students will develop an understanding of the conventions and elements of music and of safe practices related to music, and will develop a variety of skills transferable to other areas of their life.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 9
Music - Vocal/Choral AMV2O.
This course emphasizes the creation and performance of music at a level consistent with previous experience. Students will develop musical literacy skills by using the creative and critical analysis processes in composition, performance, and a range of reflective and analytical activities. Students will develop their understanding of musical conventions, practices, and terminology and apply the elements of music in a range of activities. They will also explore the function of music in society with reference to the self, communities, and cultures.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
Music - Vocal/Choral AMV3M.
This course develops students’ musical literacy through performance and the preparation and presentation of music productions. Students will perform works at a level consistent with previous experience. Independently and collaboratively, students will use current technology and the creative and critical analysis processes to plan, produce, present, and market musical productions. Students will respond to, reflect on, and analyse music from various genres and periods, and they will develop skills transferable to other aspects of their life and their careers.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: AMV2O. - Music - Vocal/Choral
Music - Vocal/Choral AMV4M.
This course enables students to enhance their musical literacy through the creation, appreciation, analysis, and performance of music. Students will perform traditional, commercial, and art music, and will respond with insight to live and recorded performances. Students will enhance their understanding of the function of music in society and the impact of music on themselves and various communities and cultures. Students will analyse how to apply skills developed in music to their life and careers.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: AMV3M. - Music - Vocal/Choral
Visual Arts
Visual Arts AVI1O.
This course is exploratory in nature, offering an overview of visual arts as a foundation for further study. Students will become familiar with the elements and principles of design and the expressive qualities of various materials by using a range of media, processes, techniques, and styles. Students will use the creative and critical analysis processes and will interpret art within a personal, contemporary, and historical context.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 9
Visual Arts AVI2O.
This course enables students to develop their skills in producing and presenting art by introducing them to new ideas, materials, and processes for artistic exploration and experimentation. Students will apply the elements and principles of design when exploring the creative process. Students will use the critical analysis process to reflect on and interpret art within a personal, contemporary, and historical context.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
Visual Arts AVI3M.
This course enables students to further develop their knowledge and skills in visual arts. Students will use the creative process to explore a wide range of themes through studio work that may include drawing, painting, sculpting, and printmaking, as well as the creation of collage, multimedia works, and works using emerging technologies. Students will use the critical analysis process when evaluating their own work and the work of others. The course may be delivered as a comprehensive program or through a program focused on a particular art form (e.g., photography, video, computer graphics, information design).
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: AVI1O. - Visual Arts or AVI2O. - Visual Arts
Visual Arts AVI4M.
This course focuses on enabling students to refine their use of the creative process when creating and presenting two- and three-dimensional art works using a variety of traditional and emerging media and technologies. Students will use the critical analysis process to deconstruct art works and explore connections between art and society. The studio program enables students to explore a range of materials, processes, and techniques that can be applied in their own art production. Students will also make connections between various works of art in personal, contemporary, historical, and cultural contexts.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: AVI3M. - Visual Arts
Visual Arts-Photography AWQ3M.
This course builds on the skills acquired in introductory photography and further challenges students to work in a variety of photographic genres. The emphasis continues to be on technical quality and the development of personal responses and innovative imagery. Students will examine the concepts of and middle period of photographic history and apply a full range of analytical criteria to photographic works. The emphasis is on professional standards and applications.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
Visual Arts-Photography AWQ3O
Through discussion, practical demonstrations and creative assignments, students will develop a better understanding of digital photography and imaging basics while improving their design and compositional skills with the camera. This course will focus on the use of Photoshop as a now essential tool in the photographic arts. Topics will include scanning, retouching, colour correction, and filtering techniques. Students will also examine historical and cultural contexts of digital photographic arts. Students are required to provide a digital camera.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: AVI1O. - Visual Arts or AVI2O. - Visual Arts
Visual Arts - Film Studies AWR3O.
Screen Education is an introductory course in media and media literacy and develops visual literacy in order that the student may become a more enlightened consumer in an increasingly media-oriented world. Students will work independently and in groups on class work, projects and presentation dealing with: film grammar and analysis, history of the film and television media, media technology, advertising, animation and the documentary. The course also requires the writing of a number of film reviews and the presentation of a researched media topic as Summative Evaluation. Tests, assignments, projects and all other aspects of the course are considered integral to the year’s work. Students must provide a binder in which to keep all notes and handouts. This binder must be brought to class every day. There is no textbook for this course so the binder notebook serves as primary text.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 11