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English 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: 1 TYPE: Academic GRADE: 9
LDCC (Essential) English ENG1L1
This course prepares students for Grade 10 Locally-developed English (ENG2L). It provides foundational literacy and communication skills to students for success in their daily lives and in the workplace. The course is organized by strands that develop listening and talking skills, reading and viewing skills, and writing skills. In all strands, the focus is on developing foundational literacy skills and in using language clearly and accurately in a variety of authentic contexts. Students reflect regularly upon their growth in these areas. Students require approval of the Administration.
COURSE NOTE: Principal's permission is required.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Locally-Developed GRADE: 9
English 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: 1 TYPE: Applied GRADE: 9
English 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: Prerequisite: Grade 9 English, Academic or Applied
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Academic GRADE: 10
PREREQUISITE: ENG1D1 - English or ENG1P1 - English or ESLDO1 - English as a Second Language, Level 4, Open or ESLEO1 - English as a Second Language, Level 5, Open
LDCC (Essential) English ENG2L1
In this course, students focus on extending their literacy and communication skills to prepare for success in their daily lives, in the workplace, in the English Grade 11 Workplace Preparation course ENG3E. The course organized by strands that extend listening and talking skills, reading and viewing skills, and writing skills. In all strands the focus is on refining foundational literacy skills and in using language clearly and accurately in a variety of authentic contexts. Students reflect regularly on their growth in these areas. Prerequisite: ENG1L or Students require approval of the Administration
COURSE NOTE: Prerequisite: With Principal's permission
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Locally-Developed GRADE: 10
English 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 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. Prequisite: ENG1P1 or ENG1D1
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Applied GRADE: 10
PREREQUISITE: ENG1D1 - English or ENG1P1 - English or ESLDO1 - English as a Second Language, Level 4, Open
Media Studies EMS3O1
This course emphasizes knowledge and skills that will enable students to understand media communication in the twenty-first century and to use media effectively and responsibly. Through analysing the forms and messages of a variety of media works and audience responses to them, and through creating their own media works, students will develop critical thinking skills, aesthetic and ethical judgement, and skills in viewing, representing, listening, speaking, reading, and writing.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open GRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: ENG2D1 - English or ENG2P1 - English
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 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: 1 TYPE: College GRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: ENG2D1 - English or ENG2P1 - English or ESLEO1 - English as a Second Language, Level 5, Open or ENG2PV - English, Grade 10 Applied, Language LD
English ENG3E1
This course emphasizes the development of literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in the workplace and in daily life. Students will study the content, form, and style of a variety of contemporary informational, graphic, and literary texts; and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms for practical purposes. An important focus will be on using language clearly and accurately in a variety of formal and informal contexts. The course is intended to prepare students for the compulsory Grade 12 workplace preparation course.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Workplace GRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: ENG2L1 - LDCC (Essential) English or ENG2P1 - English
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 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: 1 TYPE: University GRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: ENG2D1 - English or ESLEO1 - English as a Second Language, Level 5, Open
English Language & Composition(AP) ENG3UE
This course is designed with two major objectives in mind: to prepare each learner for the successful completion of the AP Language & Composition exam and the further development of literacy, communication, creative and critical thinking skills necessary for success in academic, daily life and grade 12 university preparation course. There will be a heavy emphasis on rhetoric and conventions i.e. reading, writing and analyzing of non-fiction and argumentative texts.
COURSE NOTE: Students should consult with their English teacher before selecting this course.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: University GRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: ENG2D1 - English
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: 1 TYPE: College GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: ENG3C1 - English or ESLEO1 - English as a Second Language, Level 5, Open or ENG3U1 - English
English ENG4E1
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: 1 TYPE: Workplace GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: ENG3E1 - English or ESLDO1 - English as a Second Language, Level 4, Open
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: 1 TYPE: University GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: ENG3U1 - English or ESLEO1 - English as a Second Language, Level 5, Open or ENG3UE - English Language & Composition(AP)
English Literature & Composition (AP) ENG4UE
The AP English Literature and Composition course engages students in the careful reading and critical analysis of imaginative literature. Through the close reading of selected texts, students deepen their understanding of the ways writers use language to provide both meaning and pleasure for their readers. As they read, students consider a work's structure, style, and themes as well as such smaller-scale elements as the use of figurative language, imagery, symbolism, and tone. This course is designed for students eager to engage in literature and is an excellent preparatory course for pursuing English at university.
COURSE NOTE: Prerequisite: Students should consult with their English teacher before selecting this course.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: University GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: ENG3U1 - English or ENG3UE - English Language & Composition(AP)
Studies in Literature -Children's Literature ETS4C1
This course explores the characteristics of Children's literature, unusally named for its readers rather than its producers. We study various literacy strategies for reading and writing young people's texts' cultural assumptions about children and childhood; trends in educational theory and practice; the economic and political contexts of the production, consumption and marketing of texts for young people; and popular culture and media for young people. Texts from a range of genres, such as poetry, picture books, novels, blogs and films are considered.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: College GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: ENG3C1 - English
Children's Literature ETS4U1
This course explores the characteristics of Children's literature, unusually named for its readers rather than its producers. We study various literacy strategies for reading and writing young people's texts; cultural assumptions about children and childhood; trends in educational theory and practice; the economic and political contexts of the production, consumption and marketing of texts for young people; and popular culture media for young people. Texts from a range of genres, such as poetry, picture books, novels, blogs and films are considered.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: University GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: ENG3U1 - English or ENG3UE - English Language & Composition(AP)
The Writer's Craft EWC4U1
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: 1 TYPE: University GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: ENG3U1 - English or ENG3UE - English Language & Composition(AP)
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 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. Students require approval of the Administration.
COURSE NOTE: Prerequisite: See Ontario Secondary School Literacy Requirement.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: 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 the course. (Students who have already met the literacy requirement for graduation may be eligible to take the course under special circumstances, at the discretion of the principal.)

 
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