English - ENG2D
ILC Course Code: ENG2D-B
Grade 10, Academic, 1.0 credit
This course is designed to extend the range of oral communication, reading, writing, and media literacy skills that you need for success in your secondary school academic programs and in your daily life. You 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 you for the compulsory Grade 11 university or college preparation course.
In this course you will analyze video and audio clips featuring media productions, author interviews, Shakespeare productions, historical speeches and more.
Option to submit course work online is available, using Microsoft Word © or OpenOffice Writer.
Materials provided on loan
Romeo and Juliet, Sightlines 10 and The Chrysalids
Unit 1: Exploring Literature
Lesson 1 - Reflecting: Seeing Our Own World in Stories
Lesson 2 - Illuminating: Making Things Clearer
Lesson 3 - Inspiring: Powerful Words and Images
Lesson 4 - Choosing: Conflicts and Opinions
Lesson 5 - Imagining: Creating Other Possibilities
Unit 2: Novel Study and the Literary Essay
Lesson 6 - The Chrysalids: Chapters 1-6, The World of Waknuk
Lesson 7 - The Chrysalids: Chapters 7-10, Characters Build Story
Lesson 8 - The Chrysalids: Chapters 11-13, Conflicts for the Characters
Lesson 9 - The Chrysalids: Chapters 14-17, Conflicts for the Reader
Lesson 10 - Literary Essay Writing
Unit 3: Media
Lesson 11 - Deconstructing and Constructing Media Part 1: Mass Media and Advertising
Lesson 12 - Deconstructing and Constructing Media Part 2: Graphic Texts, the Power of the Image
Lesson 13 - News Media
Lesson 14 - Film Analysis
Lesson 15 - Creating Film
Unit 4: The Spoken Word
Lesson 16 - Listening and Speaking Skills
Lesson 17 - Introduction to Drama
Lesson 18 - Romeo and Juliet, Acts 1 and 2
Lesson 19 - Romeo and Juliet, Acts 3 and 4
Lesson 20 - Romeo and Juliet, Act 5
This is the English version of the course.
Click here to view the French version of the course.