English - EAE3U
ILC Course Code: EAE3U-2
Grade 11, préuniversitaire, 1.0 credit
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.
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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