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English

Last updated on Wednesday, February 03, 2016.

WELCOME TO SALTFLEET’s ENGLISH WEBPAGE

OUR ENGLISH COURSES OFFERED:

GRADE NINE COURSES:

ENG1D1 English, Grade 9, Academic
This course emphasizes the analytical reading, writing, oral communication and thinking skills that students need for success in secondary school academic programs and their daily lives. Students will study and interpret texts from contemporary and historical periods, including short stories, poems, and short essays, and will investigate and create media works. An important focus will be the correct and effective use of spoken and written language.
Prerequisite: None

ENG1L1 English, Grade 9, Locally Developed
This course emphasizes key reading, writing, oral communication, and thinking skills that students need for success in secondary school and their daily lives. Students will review, practice and strengthen reading and writing skills in order to be successful at the applied level. Lessons will be based on real-life experiences, and there is consistent teacher support to complete assigned tasks. Students will study short stories, newspaper and magazine articles and will describe and create media works.
Prerequisite: None

ENG1P1 English, Grade 9, Applied
This course emphasizes key reading, writing, oral communication, and thinking skills that students need for success in secondary school and their daily lives. Students will study plays, short stories, and newspaper and magazine articles and will describe and create media works. An important focus will be the correct use of spoken and written language.
Prerequisite: None

GRADE TEN COURSES:

ENG2D1 English, Grade 10, Academic
This course extends the range of key reading, writing, oral communication, and thinking skills that students need for success in all areas of the curriculum. Students will study novels, poems, magazines, and reports, and will describe, design, and produce effective media works. An important focus will be the clear and coherent use of spoken and written language.
Prerequisite: ENG1D1 or ENG1P1

ENG2L1 English, Grade 10, Locally Developed
In this course, students focus on extending their literacy and communication skills to prepare for success in their daily lives, in the workplace, or in the English Grade 11 Workplace Preparation course. The course is 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 build on their strategies and engage in the processes involved in talking, listening, reading, viewing, writing, and thinking, and reflect regularly upon their growth in these areas.
Prerequisite: ENG1L1 or ENG1P1 or ENG1D1

ENG2P1 English, Grade 10, Applied
This course extends the range of key reading, writing, oral communication, and thinking skills that students need for success in all areas of the curriculum. Students will study novels, poems, magazines, and reports, and will describe, design, and produce effective media works. An important focus will be the clear and coherent use of spoken and written language.
Prerequisite: ENG1D1 or ENG1P1

GRADE ELEVEN COURSES:

EMS3O1 Media Studies, Grade 11, Open
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 judgment, and skills in viewing, representing, listening, speaking, reading, and writing.
Prerequisite: ENG2D1 or ENG2P1 or ENG2L1

ENG3C1 English, Grade 11, College
This course emphasizes the development of literacy, critical thinking, and communication skills. Students will study the content, form, and style of informational texts and literary works from Canada and other countries; write reports, correspondence, and persuasive essays; and analyse media forms, audiences, and media industry practices. An important focus will be on establishing appropriate voice and using business and technical language with precision and clarity.
Prerequisite: ENG2P1 or ENG2D1

ENG3E1 English, Grade 11, Workplace
This course emphasizes the development of literacy, critical thinking, and communication skills. Students will study the content, form, and style of informational texts and literary works; write explanations, letters, and reports; and investigate the connections among media forms, audiences, and media industry practices. An important focus will be on using language clearly, accurately, and effectively in a variety of contexts.
Prerequisite: ENG2P1 or ENG2L1

ENG3U1 English, Grade 11, University
This course emphasizes the development of literacy, critical thinking, and communication skills. Students will analyse challenging texts, both contemporary and historical; conduct research and analyse the information gathered; write persuasive and literary essays; and analyse the relationship among media forms, audiences, and media industry practices. An important focus will be on understanding the development of the English language.
Prerequisite: ENG2D1

GRADE TWELVE COURSES:

EBT4O1/TGG4M1 Communication in the World of Business and Tech: Yearbook Production, Grade 12
This is taught as a year-long course, one period each semester. This two credit course focuses on the development of skills in business and design concepts as they apply to publishing the school yearbook. Students will learn the Macintosh OSX operating system, digital photography, advertising, journalism, organization, and management. One credit will be awarded for EBT (English, Communication in the World of Business and Technology) and a second credit will be awarded for TGG (Communications Technology).
Prerequisite: ENG3U1 or ENG3C1
Course Fee and Additional Requirements: Three staff recommendations must be supplied. Admission to the course will be decided by the instructor.

ENG4C1 English, Grade 12, College
This course emphasizes consolidation of literacy, critical thinking, and communication skills. Students will analyse informational texts and literary works from various time periods, countries, and cultures; write research reports, summaries, and short analytical essays; complete an independent study project; and analyse the interactions among media forms, audiences, and media industry practices. An important focus will be on establishing appropriate style and using business and technical language effectively.
Prerequisite: ENG3C1 or ENG3U1

ENG4E1 English, Grade 12, Workplace
This course emphasizes consolidation of literacy, critical thinking, and communication skills. Students will study informational texts and literature from various countries and cultures; write summaries, reports, résumés, and short essays; complete an independent research project; and explain the connections among media forms, audiences, and media industry practices. An important focus will be on using specialized language related to the workplace accurately and coherently in appropriate contexts.
Prerequisite: ENG3E1

ENG4U1 English, Grade 12, University
This course emphasizes consolidation of literacy, critical thinking, and communication skills. Students will analyse a range of challenging texts from various time periods, countries, and cultures; write analytical and argumentative essays and a major paper for an independent literary research project; and apply key concepts to analyse media works. An important focus will be on understanding academic language and using it coherently and confidently in discussion and argument.
Prerequisite: ENG3U1

EWC4U1 The Writer’s Craft, Grade 12, University
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 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.
Prerequisite: ENG3U1

OLC4O1 Ontario Secondary School Literacy Course, Grade 12, Open
Please note:
Even though OLC4O1 is a Grade 12 English credit, it does not fulfill the Grade 12 English requirement for post-secondary acceptance.
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.
Prerequisite: None

OUR ENGLISH TEACHING STAFF:

Dept Head: Ms. Susan Corrigan

Assistant Head: Mr. Tom Shea

Teachers: , Ms. F. Earle, Mrs. A. Folland, Mrs.  Mrs. J. Johnston, Mrs. B. Culic, Ms. C. Neumann,  Ms. L. Tomlinson

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