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English - EAE3U

ILC Course Code: EAE3U-2

Grade 11, préuniversitaire, 1.0 credit

English (EAE2D-2)

Course Description

This course emphasizes the development of literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills that are necessary for success in academic and daily life. Students will analyse challenging literary texts from a variety of countries and periods; interpret a range of informational and media texts; produce a variety of creative, persuasive, and analytical written and media texts; and apply their knowledge of effective oral communication skills in a variety of formal and informal contexts. The course focuses on clear expression, precision in the use of language, and the effective use of stylistic devices.

Online Submission

Option to submit course work online is available, using Microsoft Word © or OpenOffice Writer.

Materials provided on loan

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, The Ballad of the Sad Café, and The Drawer Boy

Unit 1: Heroic Journey

Lesson 1 - Introduction to the Novel The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time

Lesson 2 - Getting into Character

Lesson 3 - Interpretation of Character

Lesson 4 - Research and Presentation Skills

Lesson 5 - Applying Critical Thinking to a Novel

Unit 2: The World of Persuasion

Lesson 6 - Essays and Informational Texts

Lesson 7 - Editorials

Lesson 8 - Debate

Lesson 9 - Presentations

Lesson 10 - Media Texts

Unit 3: Love and Betrayal

Lesson 11 - Introduction to the Southern U.S. Gothic Literary Tradition

Lesson 12 - Structure in "The Ballad of the Sad Café"

Lesson 13 - McCullers's Theory of the Lover and the Beloved

Lesson 14 - The Symbols, Patterns, and Themes of "The Ballad of the Sad Café"

Lesson 15 - The Theme of Love in Poetry Through the Ages

Unit 4: Canadian Drama: The Stories Told and Untold

Lesson 16 - Trifles: The Women Speak (But Not Too Loudly...)

Lesson 17 - Still Stands the House

Lesson 18 - Making Theatre: The Drawer Boy

Lesson 19 - The Power of Storytelling in The Drawer Boy

Lesson 20 - Writing a Comparative Essay

This is the French version of the course.

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