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Below is a list of courses offered by Department

Dance

Dance

ATC1O1

This course gives students the opportunity to explore their technical and compositional skills by applying the elements of dance and the tools of composition in a variety of performance situations. Students will generate movement through structured and unstructured improvisation, demonstrate an understanding of safe practices with regard to themselves and others in the dance environment, and identify the function and significance of dance within the global community.

CREDIT: 1

TYPE: Open

GRADE: 9

Dance - Grade 10 Open

ATC2O1

This course emphasizes the development of students’ technique and creative skills relating to the elements of dance and the tools of composition in a variety of performance situations. Students will identify responsible personal and interpersonal practices related to dance processes and production, and will apply technologies and techniques throughout the process of creation to develop artistic scope in the dance arts.

CREDIT: 1

TYPE: Open

GRADE: 10

Dance

ATC3M1

This course emphasizes the development of students’ artistry, improvisational and compositional skills, and technical proficiency in dance genres from around the world. Students will apply dance elements, techniques, and tools in a variety of ways, including performance situations; describe and model responsible practices related to the dance environment; and reflect on how the study of dance affects personal and artistic development.

CREDIT: 1

TYPE: University/College

GRADE: 11

PREREQUISITE: ATC1O1 - Dance or ATC2O1 - Dance - Grade 10 Open

Dance - Grade 11 Open

ATC3O1

This course emphasizes the development of students’ movement vocabulary relating to dance genres from around the world, and of their understanding of the elements of dance and the tools of composition in a variety of performance situations. Students will research and explain how physical, intellectual, and artistic skills developed in dance can be applied in a wide range of careers. They will apply tools and techniques throughout the process of creation and presentation, and reflect on how studies in the dance arts affect personal identity.

CREDIT: 1

TYPE: Open

GRADE: 11

PREREQUISITE: ATC2O1 - Dance - Grade 10 Open

Dance - Grade 12 University/College

ATC4M1

This course emphasizes the development of students’ technical proficiency, fluency in the language of movement in dance genres from around the world, and understanding of dance science. Students will explain the social, cultural, and historical contexts of dance; apply the creative process through the art of dance in a variety of ways; and exhibit an understanding of the purpose and possibilities of continuing engagement in the arts as a lifelong learner.

CREDIT: 1

TYPE: University/College

GRADE: 12

PREREQUISITE: ATC3O1 - Dance - Grade 11 Open or ATC3M1 - Dance

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Drama

Dramatic Arts - Grade 9 Open

ADA1O1

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: 1

TYPE: Open

GRADE: 9

Dramatic Arts - Grade 10 Open

ADA2O1

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: 1

TYPE: Open

GRADE: 10

Dramatic Arts - Grade 11 University/College

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.

CREDIT: 1

TYPE: University/College

GRADE: 11

PREREQUISITE: ADA1O1 - Dramatic Arts - Grade 9 Open or ADA2O1 - Dramatic Arts - Grade 10 Open

Dramatic Arts - Grade 12 University/College

ADA4M1

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: 1

TYPE: University/College

GRADE: 12

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Visual Arts - Grade 9 Open

AVI1O1

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: 1

TYPE: Open

GRADE: 9

Visual Arts - Grade 10 Open

AVI2O1

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.

CREDIT: 1

TYPE: Open

GRADE: 10

Visual Arts-Mixed Media Arts

AWT2O1

This course focuses on studio activities in mixed media. There will be a focus on both traditional and modern art forms including painting, digital photography, printmaking, collage, animation and multimedia art. Students will use the creative process to create art works that reflect a wide range of subjects. Students will also explore and produce works of art within a personal, contemporary, historical, and cultural context.

CREDIT: 1

TYPE: Open

GRADE: 10

Visual Arts - Grade 11 University/College

AVI3M1

This course focuses on studio activities in one or more of the visual arts, including drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, printmaking, collage, and/or multimedia art. Students will use the creative process to create art works that reflect a wide range of subjects and will evaluate works using the critical analysis process. Students will also explore works of art within a personal, contemporary, historical, and cultural context.

CREDIT: 1

TYPE: University/College

GRADE: 11

PREREQUISITE: AVI1O1 - Visual Arts - Grade 9 Open or AVI2O1 - Visual Arts - Grade 10 Open


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Yearbook

AWD3M1

This course provides the opportunity to create a yearbook that will capture the events and memories of Sutton District High School for years to come. In the grade 11 level, you will learn basic photography, copy writing, layout design and advertising skills. You will be learning as well as using writing, artistic, advertising and business skills. This class has something for everyone and will help you challenge the talents you already bring to this class.

CREDIT: 1

TYPE: University/College

GRADE: 11

Mixed Media Arts - Non-Traditional

AWT3O1

This course focuses on studio activities in mixed media. There will be a focus on both traditional and modern art forms including painting, digital photography, printmaking, collage, animation and multimedia art. Students will further develop their use of the creative process to create art works that reflect a wide range of subjects and will evaluate works using the critical analysis process. Students will also explore and produce works of art within a personal, contemporary, historical, and cultural context.

CREDIT: 1

TYPE: Open

GRADE: 11

 

Visual Arts - Grade 12 University/College

AVI4M1

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: 1

TYPE: University/College

GRADE: 12

PREREQUISITE: AVI3M1 - Visual Arts - Grade 11 University/College

Yearbook

AWD4M1

This course provides the opportunity to create a yearbook that will capture the events and memories of Sutton District High School for years to come. In the grade 12 level, you will refine your photography, copy writing, layout design and advertising skills and take a leadership role in the creation of the yearbook. You will be learning as well as using writing, artistic, advertising and business skills. This class has something for everyone and will help you challenge the talents you already bring to this class

CREDIT: 1

TYPE: University/College

GRADE: 12

PREREQUISITE: AWD3M1 - Yearbook



 

 
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