Grade 12 Courses

Grade 12 English

Course Title:

English

 

Course Code:

ENG4C1

 

Course Type:

Grade 12, College Preparation

 

Subject Area:

English

 

Program Differentiation:

Regular One Credit course

 

Description:

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.

 

Prerequisites:

ENG3C English, Grade 11, College Preparation


 


Course Title:

English

 

Course Code:

ENG4E1

 

Course Type:

Grade 12, Workplace Preparation

 

Subject Area:

English

 

Program Differentiation:

Regular One Credit course

 

Description:

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.

 

Prerequisites:

ENG3E English, Grade 11, Workplace Preparation


 


Course Title:

English

 

Course Code:

ENG4U1

 

Course Type:

Grade 12, University Preparation

 

Subject Area:

English

 

Program Differentiation:

Regular One Credit course

 

Description:

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.

 

Prerequisites:

ENG3U English, Grade 11, University Preparation

NBE3U First Nations, M├ętis and Inuit Studies


 


Course Title:

Studies in Literature

 

Course Code:

ETS4U1

 

Course Type:

Grade 12, University Preparation

 

Subject Area:

English

 

Program Differentiation:

Regular One Credit course

 

Description:

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.

 

Prerequisites:

ENG3U English, Grade 11, University Preparation


 


Course Title:

The Writers Craft

 

Course Code:

EWC4U1

 

Course Type:

Grade 12, University Preparation

 

Subject Area:

English

 

Program Differentiation:

Regular One Credit course

 

Description:

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.

 

Prerequisites:

ENG3U English, Grade 11, University Preparation


 


Course Title:

Ontario Secondary School Literacy Course

 

Course Code:

OLC4O1

 

Course Type:

Grade 12, Open

 

Subject Area:

English

 

Program Differentiation:

Regular One Credit course

 

Description:

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.

 

Prerequisites:

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.)