English 10-1

This is the first course in the 10-1/20-1/30-1 sequence and is a rigorous academic class. Students study various texts such as novel or factual narrative, feature film, modern play or Shakespearean play, poetry, short story, visual and multimedia, essay and informative non-fiction. Students create a variety of texts such as personal response, critical/analytical response, narrative, informative and persuasive forms of prose, poetry, script and oral/visual/multimedia presentations.

English 10-1 AP

The Advanced Placement course in Literature and Composition engages students in the careful reading and critical analysis of literature. Students deepen their understanding of the techniques writers use to communicate effectively. Students are expected to fulfill the basic requirements of the English 10-1 course as well as explore numerous and varied enrichment lessons/activities which include more text study and creation. Such areas as archetypes, mythology and classical literature are studied. As well, an AP anthology is provided as a guide for students.

English 10-1 (I-learn) Independent Learning

This course follows the English 10-1 Program of Studies and is self-paced to better meet the needs of the independent learner. The course is offered in a blended on-line learning and traditional learning classroom format. The course is scheduled into the student’s timetable; however, the student and teacher design the on-line independent work and the classroom work based on the student’s abilities. As soon as the student has demonstrated proficiency in independent learning, classroom attendance becomes optional as students should be self-directed. The teacher facilitates and guides the entire on-line learning process and the classroom learning.

English 10-2

The emphasis throughout this course is on improving skills in reading, writing, speaking, viewing, listening and representing. The literature studied is not as challenging as in English 10-1 but the text study is as rigorous. For example, students study a variety of texts such as novels or factual narratives, feature film, modern play or Shakespearean play, poetry, short story, visual and multimedia, essay and informative non-fiction. Moreover, students create texts such as personal response, critical/analytical response, narrative, informative and persuasive forms of prose, poetry, script, and oral/visual/multimedia presentations.

English 10-2 (I-learn) Independent Learning

This course follows the English 10-2 Program of Studiesand is self-paced to better meet the needs of the independent learner. The course is offered in a blended on-line learning and traditional learning classroom format. The course is scheduled into the student’s timetable; however, the student and teacher design the on-line independent work and the classroom work based on the student’s abilities. As soon as the student has demonstrated proficiency in independent learning, classroom attendance becomes optional as students should be self-directed. The teacher facilitates and guides the entire on-line learning process and the classroom learning.

English 20-1

This course is designed for students who have demonstrated they can satisfactorily accomplish the goals of text study and text creation in the English 10-1 program. Students are expected to seek proficiency in comprehending and creating more sophisticated text models. Students study the following: novel, non-fiction or feature film, Shakespearean play, poetry, short story, visual and multimedia, essay and informative non-fiction. Students create various texts such as personal response, critical/analytical response, narrative, informative and persuasive forms of prose, poetry, script, and oral/visual/multimedia presentations.

English 20-1 AP

This is an Advanced Placement course for those students who desire enrichment in their English class. Students will not only fulfill the requirements of the basic English 20-1 course, but will also study numerous pieces of primarily British literature from various eras. Students are exposed to Advanced Placement style exams and assignments which prepare them for the rigors of English 30AP. An AP anthology is provided as a guide.

English 20-1 (I-learn) Independent Learning

This course follows the English 20-1 Program of Studiesand is self-paced to better meet the needs of the independent learner. The course is offered in a blended on-line learning format.

English 20-2

The literature studied is not as challenging as the English 20-1 course but the text study and text creation are equally rigorous. The emphasis of this course will be to expand students’ reading habits, to employ reading strategies for comprehension, to practice speaking in public, to listen with attention, to write clearly and with purpose, and to view critically. Moreover, it will encourage student self-assessment and student collaboration.

English 20-2 (I-learn) Independent Learning

This course follows the English 20-2 Program of Studiesand is self-paced to better meet the needs of the independent learner. The course is offered in a blended on-line learning format.

English 30-1

In this course, students hone the skills they have developed over the last eleven years of schooling and finally show their mastery on the diploma exams. Students perfect and demonstrate their ability to think logically and perceptively, read analytically and critically, speak knowledgeably and write confidently. Students study and create a wide variety of texts and should desire to achieve their fullest potential in exploring mature modes of thought and communication.

English 30-1 AP

In this course, students hone the skills they developed in 10-1 and 20-1 Advanced Placement classes. Students fulfill the requirements of an English 30-1 course and also participate in enrichment lessons/activities primarily focusing on the study of American Literature. Advanced Placement style assignments and exams are also the norm. Students will be expected to write the North American Advanced Placement Exam in May and the Alberta Education Diploma Exam in June. An AP anthology is provided for students as a guide.

English 30-1 (I-learn) Independent Learning

This course follows the English 30-1 Program of Studiesand is self-paced to better meet the needs of the independent learner. The course is offered in a blended on-line learning format.

English 30-2

Students study and create a variety of texts which will further prepare them for continuing education in technical or vocational institutions, apprenticeship programs, job training programs, or for immediate entrance into the workforce. The emphasis is on competence in reading comprehension, listening for understanding, writing and speaking for personal growth and practical necessity, and understanding and evaluating media. Students will write the Alberta Education Diploma Exam.

English 30-2 (I-learn) Independent Learning

This course follows the English 30-2 Program of Studiesand is self-paced to better meet the needs of the independent learner. The course is offered in a blended on-line learning format.

English

English 10-1

This is the first course in the 10-1/20-1/30-1 sequence and is a rigorous academic class. Students study various texts such as novel or factual narrative, feature film, modern play or Shakespearean play, poetry, short story, visual and multimedia, essay and informative non-fiction. Students create a variety of texts such as personal response, critical/analytical response, narrative, informative and persuasive forms of prose, poetry, script and oral/visual/multimedia presentations.

English 10-1 AP

The Advanced Placement course in Literature and Composition engages students in the careful reading and critical analysis of literature. Students deepen their understanding of the techniques writers use to communicate effectively. Students are expected to fulfill the basic requirements of the English 10-1 course as well as explore numerous and varied enrichment lessons/activities which include more text study and creation. Such areas as archetypes, mythology and classical literature are studied. As well, an AP anthology is provided as a guide for students.

English 10-1 (I-learn) Independent Learning

This course follows the English 10-1 Program of Studies and is self-paced to better meet the needs of the independent learner. The course is offered in a blended on-line learning and traditional learning classroom format. The course is scheduled into the student’s timetable; however, the student and teacher design the on-line independent work and the classroom work based on the student’s abilities. As soon as the student has demonstrated proficiency in independent learning, classroom attendance becomes optional as students should be self-directed. The teacher facilitates and guides the entire on-line learning process and the classroom learning.

English 10-2

The emphasis throughout this course is on improving skills in reading, writing, speaking, viewing, listening and representing. The literature studied is not as challenging as in English 10-1 but the text study is as rigorous. For example, students study a variety of texts such as novels or factual narratives, feature film, modern play or Shakespearean play, poetry, short story, visual and multimedia, essay and informative non-fiction. Moreover, students create texts such as personal response, critical/analytical response, narrative, informative and persuasive forms of prose, poetry, script, and oral/visual/multimedia presentations.

English 10-2 (I-learn) Independent Learning

This course follows the English 10-2 Program of Studiesand is self-paced to better meet the needs of the independent learner. The course is offered in a blended on-line learning and traditional learning classroom format. The course is scheduled into the student’s timetable; however, the student and teacher design the on-line independent work and the classroom work based on the student’s abilities. As soon as the student has demonstrated proficiency in independent learning, classroom attendance becomes optional as students should be self-directed. The teacher facilitates and guides the entire on-line learning process and the classroom learning.

English 20-1

This course is designed for students who have demonstrated they can satisfactorily accomplish the goals of text study and text creation in the English 10-1 program. Students are expected to seek proficiency in comprehending and creating more sophisticated text models. Students study the following: novel, non-fiction or feature film, Shakespearean play, poetry, short story, visual and multimedia, essay and informative non-fiction. Students create various texts such as personal response, critical/analytical response, narrative, informative and persuasive forms of prose, poetry, script, and oral/visual/multimedia presentations.

English 20-1 AP

This is an Advanced Placement course for those students who desire enrichment in their English class. Students will not only fulfill the requirements of the basic English 20-1 course, but will also study numerous pieces of primarily British literature from various eras. Students are exposed to Advanced Placement style exams and assignments which prepare them for the rigors of English 30AP. An AP anthology is provided as a guide.

English 20-1 (I-learn) Independent Learning

This course follows the English 20-1 Program of Studiesand is self-paced to better meet the needs of the independent learner. The course is offered in a blended on-line learning format.

English 20-2

The literature studied is not as challenging as the English 20-1 course but the text study and text creation are equally rigorous. The emphasis of this course will be to expand students’ reading habits, to employ reading strategies for comprehension, to practice speaking in public, to listen with attention, to write clearly and with purpose, and to view critically. Moreover, it will encourage student self-assessment and student collaboration.

English 20-2 (I-learn) Independent Learning

This course follows the English 20-2 Program of Studiesand is self-paced to better meet the needs of the independent learner. The course is offered in a blended on-line learning format.

English 30-1

In this course, students hone the skills they have developed over the last eleven years of schooling and finally show their mastery on the diploma exams. Students perfect and demonstrate their ability to think logically and perceptively, read analytically and critically, speak knowledgeably and write confidently. Students study and create a wide variety of texts and should desire to achieve their fullest potential in exploring mature modes of thought and communication.

English 30-1 AP

In this course, students hone the skills they developed in 10-1 and 20-1 Advanced Placement classes. Students fulfill the requirements of an English 30-1 course and also participate in enrichment lessons/activities primarily focusing on the study of American Literature. Advanced Placement style assignments and exams are also the norm. Students will be expected to write the North American Advanced Placement Exam in May and the Alberta Education Diploma Exam in June. An AP anthology is provided for students as a guide.

English 30-1 (I-learn) Independent Learning

This course follows the English 30-1 Program of Studiesand is self-paced to better meet the needs of the independent learner. The course is offered in a blended on-line learning format.

English 30-2

Students study and create a variety of texts which will further prepare them for continuing education in technical or vocational institutions, apprenticeship programs, job training programs, or for immediate entrance into the workforce. The emphasis is on competence in reading comprehension, listening for understanding, writing and speaking for personal growth and practical necessity, and understanding and evaluating media. Students will write the Alberta Education Diploma Exam.

English 30-2 (I-learn) Independent Learning

This course follows the English 30-2 Program of Studiesand is self-paced to better meet the needs of the independent learner. The course is offered in a blended on-line learning format.