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English ENG1D
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 analyze 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


English-Enriched


ENG1DN
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 analyze 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.
COURSE NOTE: In order to select an enriched level course you must download a Gr 8 Recommendation for Enriched course form and have it completed and submitted to the teacher to finalize. Select the academic course for now and it will be changed by administration later
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Academic GRADE: 9
OTHER REQUIREMENTS: In order to select an enriched level course you must download a Gr 8 Recommendation for Enriched course form and have it completed and submitted to the teacher to finalize. Select the academic course for now and it will be changed by administration later


English


ENG1P
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


Locally Developed English


ENG1L
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.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Workplace GRADE: 9


English


ENG2D
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 analyze 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.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Academic GRADE: 10
PREREQUISITE: ENG1D - English or ENG1P - English or ENG1DN - English-Enriched

English-Enriched​


ENG2DN




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 analyze 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: If you are currently taking ENG1D you must download a Gr 9 Recommendation for Enriched Courses form and have it completed and submitted to your subject teacher who will in turn finalize your request with Guidance and the Principal. Select ENG2D for now in order to complete your course selections. A counsellor will change your selection later.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Academic GRADE: 10
PREREQUISITE: ENG1DN - English-Enriched


English


ENG2P
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.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Applied GRADE: 10
PREREQUISITE: ENG1D - English or ENG1P - English or ENG1DN - English-Enriched


Locally Developed English


ENG2L
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), or in the English Contemporary Aboriginal Voices, Grade 11 Workplace Preparation course (NBE3E). 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 reflect regularly on their growth in these areas.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Workplace GRADE: 10


English


ENG3C
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: ENG2D - English or ENG2P - English or ENG2DN - English-Enriched


English


ENG3U
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: ENG2D - English or ENG2DN - English-Enriched


English





ENG3UN
This course emphasizes the development of literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life. Students will analysanalyzelenging 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: ENG2DN - English-Enriched


English


ENG4C
This course emphasizes the consolidation of literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life. Students will analyze 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: ENG3C - English


Ontario Secondary School Literacy Course


OLC4O
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.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open GRADE: 12


English


ENG4U
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 analanalyze​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: ENG3U - English or ENG3UN - English-Enriched


English-Enriched-Advanced Placement


ENG4UN
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.
COURSE NOTE: Students will have the opportunity to write the AP exam which may be accepted as a university credit. Refer to the Guidance Department for more information
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: University GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: ENG3UN - English-Enriched


Studies in Literature


ETS4U
This course is for students with a special interest in literature and literary criticism. The course may focus on themes, genres, time periods, or countries. Students will analyse a range of forms and stylistic elements of literary texts and respond personally, critically, and creatively to them. They will also assess critical interpretations, write analytical essays, and complete an independent study project.
COURSE NOTE: If you are currently taking ENG2DN you must obtain a waiver form from your current teacher in order to take this course without the prerequisite
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: University GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: ENG3U - English or ENG2DN - English-Enriched or ENG3UN - English-Enriched


The Writer's Craft


EWC4U
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.
COURSE NOTE: If you are currently taking ENG2DN you must obtain a waiver form from your current teacher in order to take this course without the prerequisite
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: University GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: ENG3U - English or ENG2DN - English-Enriched or ENG3UN - English-Enriched​