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Educational Program Planner French Immersion Program              

1.      This planner is a worksheet to assist you in completing your Course Selection form for next year.
2.      The courses marked with ¤ in this form, as well as the additional requirements listed below, are compulsory.
            .
Compulsory Subjects
(18 required)
Required Credits
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade12
French Immersion
 
¤ French Immersion*
¤ French Immersion*
¤ French Immersion*
¤ French Immersion *
English
4
¤ English
¤ English
¤ English
¤ English
Mathematics
3
¤ Mathematics
¤ Mathematics
¤ Mathematics
 
Science
2
¤ Science
¤ Science
 
 
Canadian Geography (Grade 9)
1
¤ Geography*
 
 
 
Physical and Health Education
1
¤ Phys. Ed.
 
 
 
Arts (music, art, or drama)
1
¤
 
 
 
Canadian History (Grade 10)
1
 
¤ History*
 
 
Civics (Grade 10)
0.5
 
¤ Civics*
 
 
Career Studies (Grade 10)
0.5
 
¤ Careers*
 
 
3 additional compulsory credits (see below)
3
¤
 
 
 
Optional Credits Required
12
(minimum 1 French Immersion  elective)
 
 
 
Minimum Credits for OSSD
30
Total (8)
Total (8)
Total (8)
Total (6)
Courses marked with a * are compulsory courses offered in French in the French Immersion program. Ten courses in French Immersion are required for a French Immersion certificate. Students must take the FIF course each year to obtain their French Immersion certificate.
 PLUS   (these additional requirements are needed for graduation)
o         Group 1:  English (including the OSLC), French as a second language, classical languages, international languages, Native languages, Canadian and world studies, Native studies, social sciences and humanities, guidance and career education, cooperative education.
o         Group 2:  French as a second language, the arts, business studies, health and physical education, cooperative education.
o         Group 3:  French as a second language, science(grade 11 or 12), computer studies, technological education, cooperative education
o    Note: the following conditions apply to the 3 Groups: a maximum of 2 credits in French as a second language may count as additional compulsory credits,  1 credit from Group 1 and 1 credit from either Group 2 or Group 3
o    A maximum of 2 credits in cooperative education may count as additional compulsory credits selected from any of Groups 1, 2 or 3.
o         40 hours of Community Involvement activities
o         successful completion of  the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Requirement (OSSLT or OSSLC)
o         12 optional credits (may include up to 4 credits earned through approved Dual Credit courses)

Course Descriptions 

Students in grade 9 French Immersion must select FIF1PF or FIF1DF, BTT1OF and either CGC1DF or CGC1PF.
Students in grade 10 French Immersion must select FIF2PF or FIF2DF, GLC2OF, CHV2OF and either CHC2PF or CHC2DF.
Introduction à I’informatique BTT1OF
This course introduces students to information and communication technology in a business environment and builds a foundation of digital literacy skills necessary for success in a technologically driven society. Students will develop word processing, spreadsheet, database, desktop publishing, presentation software, and website design skills. Throughout the course, there is an emphasis on digital literacy, effective electronic research and communication skills, and current issues related to the impact of information and communication technology.
COURSE NOTE: Course offered in French for students in the French Immersion Program. Students must also select CGC1PF or CGC1DF.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open GRADE: 9
Géographie canadienne CGC1DF
This course examines interrelationships within and between Canada’s natural and human systems and how these systems interconnect with those in other parts of the world. Students will explore environmental, economic, and social geographic issues relating to topics such as transportation options, energy choices, and urban development. Students will apply the concepts of geographic thinking and the geographic inquiry process, including spatial technologies, to investigate various geographic issues and to develop possible approaches for making Canada a more sustainable place to live.
COURSE NOTE: Course offered in French for students in the French Immersion Program
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Academic GRADE: 9
Géographie canadienne CGC1PF
This course focuses on current geographic issues that affect Canadians. Students will draw on their personal and everyday experiences as they explore a range of issues, including food and water supplies, competing land uses, and interactions with the natural environment, developing their awareness that issues that affect their lives are interconnected with issues in other parts of the world. Students will apply the concepts of geographic thinking and the geographic inquiry process, including spatial technologies, to investigate choices related to sustainable living in Canada.
COURSE NOTE: This course is offered in French for French Immersion students.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Applied GRADE: 9
Français FIF1DF
This course provides opportunities for students to speak and interact in French independently in a variety of real-life and personally relevant contexts. Students will develop their ability to communicate in French with confidence by using language-learning strategies introduced in the elementary French Immersion program. Students will enhance their knowledge of the language through the study of French-Canadian literature. They will also continue to increase their understanding and appreciation of diverse French-speaking communities and to develop the skills necessary to become life-long language learners.
COURSE NOTE: Course offered in French for students in the French Immersion Program
Minimum of 3800 hours of instruction in elementary French Immersion, or equivalent.
Students must also select either GCG1PF or CGC1DF
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Academic GRADE: 9
PREREQUISITE: Minimum of 3800 hours of instruction in elementary French Immersion, or equivalent
Français FIF1PF
This course provides opportunities for students to communicate and exchange information in a variety of real-life situations, with support as appropriate. Students will continue to develop the key listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills introduced in the elementary French Immersion program. They will also continue to increase their understanding and appreciation of diverse French-speaking communities and to develop the skills necessary to become life-long language learners.
COURSE NOTE: Course offered in French for students in the French Immersion Program
Minimum of 3800 hours of instruction in elementary French Immersion, or equivalent.
Students must also select either GCG1PF or CGC1DF
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Applied GRADE: 9
PREREQUISITE: Minimum of 3800 hours of instruction in elementary French Immersion, or equivalent
Learning Strategies 1: Skills for Success in Secondary School GLS1OF
This course focuses on learning strategies to help students become better, more independent learners. Students will learn how to develop and apply literacy and numeracy skills, personal management skills, and interpersonal and teamwork skills to improve their learning and achievement in school, the workplace, and the community.The course helps students build confidence and motivation to pursue opportunities for success in secondary school and beyond.
COURSE NOTE: Course offered in French for students in the French Immersion Program
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open GRADE: 9
L'histoire canadienne depuis la Première Guerre mondiale CHC2DF
Many Canadians view the 20th Century of Canada’s history as boring. Furthermore, as a subject, History is considered to be purely memorizing dates and studying irrelevant events. Yet, you will find that this course will shatter those assumptions and convince you that Canada’s history is one of dramatic and interesting events. Travel back in time to experience a WWI boot camp firsthand, learn the music and dances of the 1920s, see if you can make money in a 1930s stock market game, and hear about the horrors of the Holocaust by meeting a Holocaust survivor. Discover that the study of History can be fun and worthwhile as you learn about recent events in the 20th and 21st Centuries through simulations, film, and interactive activities. In addition, this course will assist you in developing skills for the OSSLT (Literacy Test) as it provides a foundation for the development of many important skills such as research, essay writing, and analytical thinking.
COURSE NOTE: Course offered in French for students in the French Immersion Program
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Academic GRADE: 10
L’histoire canadienne depuis la Première Guerre mondiale CHC2PF CHC2PF
Travel back in time to experience the challenges of a WWI trench, learn the music and dances of the 1920s, see if you can make money in a 1930s stock market game, and hear about the horrors of the Holocaust by meeting a Holocaust survivor. Discover that the study of History can be fun and worthwhile as you learn about recent events in the 20th and 21st centuries through simulations, film, and interactive activities. The major themes of Canadian identity, internal and external relationships, and changes since 1914, are explored through guided investigation. In addition, this course will assist you in developing important literacy skills and strategies for building on French language vocabulary as well as preparing to write the OSSLT (Literacy Test). In addition to historical concepts, this course will allow students to formulate questions, locate information, develop and defend informed opinions, and make connections between historical and current events. Students will practice reading, writing, visual and oral literacy skills and will communicate ideas in a variety of forms.
COURSE NOTE: Course offered in French for students in the French Immersion Program
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Applied GRADE: 10
Citoyenneté CHV2OF
This course explores rights and responsibilities associated with being an active citizen in a democratic society. Students will explore issues of civic importance such as healthy schools, community planning, environmental responsibility, and the influence of social media, while developing their understanding of the role of civic engagement and of political processes in the local, national, and/or global community. Students will apply the concepts of political thinking and the political inquiry process to investigate, and express informed opinions about, a range of political issues and developments that are both of significance in today’s world and of personal interest to them.
COURSE NOTE: Course offered in French for students in the French Immersion Program
CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Open GRADE: 10
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take GLC2OF - Explorations des choix de carriére
Français FIF2DF
This course provides students with extensive opportunities to communicate, interact, and think critically and creatively in French. Students will use a variety of language-learning strategies in listening, speaking, reading, and writing, and will respond to and interact with print, oral, visual, and electronic texts. Students will develop their knowledge of the French language through the study of contemporary and historically well-known French European literature. They will also continue to increase their understanding and appreciation of diverse French-speaking communities and to develop the skills necessary to become life-long language learners.
COURSE NOTE: Course offered in French for students in the French Immersion Program
Students must slect either CHC2PF or CHC2DF
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Academic GRADE: 10
Français FIF2PF
This course emphasizes the development of communication and interaction skills and strategies in French. Students will acquire literacy skills by using creative and critical analysis processes in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in real-life contexts. They will also continue to increase their understanding and appreciation of diverse French-speaking communities and to develop the skills necessary to become life-long language learners.
COURSE NOTE: Course offered in French for students in the French Immersion Program.
Students must also slect either CHC2PF or CHC2DF.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Applied GRADE: 10
Explorations des choix de carriére GLC2OF
This course teaches students how to develop and achieve personal goals for future learning, work, and community involvement. Students will assess their interests, skills, and characteristics and investigate current economic and workplace trends,work opportunities, and ways to search for work.The course explores postsecondary learning and career options, prepares students for managing work and life transitions, and helps students focus on their goals through the development of a career plan.
COURSE NOTE: Course offered in French for students in the French Immersion Program
CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Open GRADE: 10
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take CHV2OF - Citoyenneté
Géographie Régionale: Voyage et Tourisme CGG3OF
This course focuses on issues related to travel and tourism within and between various regions of the world. Students will investigate unique environmental, sociocultural, economic, and political characteristics of selected world regions. They will explore travel patterns and trends as well as tensions related to tourism, and will predict future tourism destinations. Students will apply the concepts of geographic thinking and the geographic inquiry process, including spatial technologies, to investigate the impact of the travel industry on natural environments and human communities.
COURSE NOTE: For students in the French Immersion Program
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open GRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: CGC1DF - Géographie canadienne or CGC1PF - Géographie canadienne
Comprendre le droit canadien CLU3MF
This course explores Canadian law in four areas: the historical roots of our legal system; human rights legislation; criminal law and procedures; and civil law (including contract, family and tort law). Students will have the opportunity to visit the Ontario Superior Court in downtown Toronto and participate in discussions with a francophone judge and crown attorney, take part in a mock trial, and prepare their own crime video. Other activities include debates about controversial legal issue, discussion of real cases and current legal issues, and visits by guest speakers from the Canadian Civil Liberties Association, the York Region Police, and lawyers specializing in civil litigation.
COURSE NOTE: Course offered in French for students in the French Immersion Program.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: University/College GRADE: 11
Français FIF3OF
This course provides opportunities for students to speak and interact in French in real-life situations for practical purposes. Students will explore and create a wide variety of texts, with a particular focus on exploring the use of skills related to the study of French that can be applied in the workplace and beyond. Students will also continue to deepen their understanding and appreciation of diverse French-speaking communities and to develop the skills necessary to become life-long language learners.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open GRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: FIF2DF - Français or FIF2PF - Français
Français FIF3UF
This course provides opportunities for students to consolidate the communication skills required to speak and interact with increasing confidence and accuracy in French in a variety of academic and social contexts. Students will apply language-learning strategies while exploring a variety of concrete and abstract topics, and will increase their knowledge of the language through the study of French literature from around the world. They will also continue to deepen their understanding and appreciation of diverse French-speaking communities and to develop the skills necessary to become life-long language learners.
COURSE NOTE: Course offered in French for students in the French Immersion Program
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: University GRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: FIF2DF - Français
Introduction à l’anthropologie à la psychologie et à la sociologie, HSP3CF
This course introduces students to theories, questions, and issues related to anthropology, psychology, and sociology. Students learn about approaches and research methods used by social scientists. They will be given opportunities to apply theories from a variety of perspectives, to conduct social science research, and to become familiar with current issues within the three disciplines
COURSE NOTE: Course offered in French for students in the French Immersion Program
Prerequisite: None.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: College GRADE: 11
Introduction à l’anthropologie à la psychologie et à la sociologie HSP3UF
This course provides students with opportunities to think critically about theories, questions, and issues related to anthropology, psychology, and sociology. Students will develop an understanding of the approaches and research methods used by social scientists. They will be given opportunities to explore theories from a variety of perspectives, to conduct social science, and to become familiar with current thinking on a range of issues within the three disciplines.
COURSE NOTE: Course offered in French for students in the French Immersion Program
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: University GRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: CHC2DF - L'histoire canadienne depuis la Première Guerre mondiale or ENG2D1 - English
Commerce International BBB4MF
This course provides an overview of the importance of international business and trade in the global economy and explores the factors that influence success in international markets. Students will learn about the techniques and strategies associated with marketing, distribution, and managing international business effectively. This course prepares students for postsecondary programs in business, including international business, marketing, and management.
COURSE NOTE: Course offered in French for students in the French Immersion Program
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: University/College GRADE: 12
Le Droit canadien et international CLN4UF
This course examines elements of Canadian and international law in social, political, and global contexts. Students will study the historical and philosophical sources of law and the principles and practices of international law and will learn to relate them to issues in Canadian society and the wider world . Students will use critical-thinking and communication skills to analyse legal issues, conduct independent research, and present the results of their inquiries in a variety of ways .
Prerequisite: Any university or university/college preparation course in Canadian and world studies, English, or social sciences and humanities.
COURSE NOTE: Any University or University/College Preparation course in Canadian and World Studies, English or Social Sciences and Humanities. Course offered in French for students in the French Immersion Program.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: University GRADE: 12
Français FIF4OF
This course provides opportunities for students to consolidate communication and critical and creative thinking skills related to the study of French that can be applied in the workplace and beyond. Students will develop collaborative skills and self-confidence through hands-on activities, using French in real-life contexts and new and familiar situations. They will also continue to enrich their understanding and appreciation of diverse French-speaking communities and to develop the skills necessary to become life-long language learners.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: FIF3OF - Français or FIF3UF - Français
Français - (Advanced Placement) FIF4UE
This course provides students with extensive opportunities to communicate, interact, and think critically and creatively in French. Students will consolidate language-learning strategies and apply them while communicating about concrete and abstract topics, and will independently respond to and interact with a variety of oral and written texts. Students will study a selection of French literature from the Middle Ages to the present. They will also continue to enrich their understanding and appreciation of diverse French-speaking communities and to develop the skills necessary to become life-long language learners. Additional course fees may apply. Students must consult with the French Immersion Teacher before selection.
COURSE NOTE: Course offered in French for students in the French Immersion Program
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: University GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: FIF3UF - Français
Français FIF4UF
This course provides students with extensive opportunities to communicate, interact, and think critically and creatively in French. Students will consolidate language-learning strategies and apply them while communicating about concrete and abstract topics, and will independently respond to and interact with a variety of oral and written texts. Students will study a selection of French literature from the Middle Ages to the present. They will also continue to enrich their understanding and appreciation of diverse French-speaking communities and to develop the skills necessary to become life-long language learners.
COURSE NOTE: Course offered in French for students in the French Immersion Program.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: University GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: FIF3UF - Français
La Philosophie: Approches et problématiques HZT4UF
While students examine the work and ideas of important philosophers from around the world, they also learn the basic foundations of logic and argumentation through engaging activities like role-playing a detective and solving a murder mystery. They will refine their ability to defend a position in a debate on ethical practices concerning topics like our responsibility towards the environment, war, gene modification, and corporate accountability. Students are also encouraged to develop and support their own philosophical ideas with regards to contemporary controversial socio-political situations and personal moral dilemmas. Oral presentation and thinking skills, as well as literacy and research techniques are further developed through the organization of class seminars and small group discussions. So, not only are students analyzing classical primary texts and modern-day cinematographic productions like Inception or The Matrix on the nature of reality, but they are also exploring questions surrounding the meaning of life.
COURSE NOTE: Course offered in French for students in the French Immersion Program
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: University GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: Any University or University/College Preparation course in Social Sciences and Humanities, English, or Canadian and World Studies.
 

 
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