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Subject English

Course name: English Course code: (ENG1D)

Grade: 9
Credits:1.0
Type: Academic
Language of Study: English
Prerequisites: None
ENG1D English Grade 9 online course
Course description: This course is designed to develop the oral communication, reading, writing, and media literacy skills that you need for success in your secondary school academic program and in your daily life. You will analyze literary texts from contemporary and historical periods, interpret informational and graphic texts, and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms. An important focus will be on the use of strategies that contribute to effective communication. The course is intended to prepare students for the Grade 10 Academic English course, which leads to university or college preparation courses in Grades 11 and 12.
Grade: 9
Credits:1.0
Type: Academic
Language of Study: English
Prerequisites: None
Course description: This course is designed to develop the oral communication, reading, writing, and media literacy skills that you need for success in your secondary school academic program and in your daily life. You will analyze literary texts from contemporary and historical periods, interpret informational and graphic texts, and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms. An important focus will be on the use of strategies that contribute to effective communication. The course is intended to prepare students for the Grade 10 Academic English course, which leads to university or college preparation courses in Grades 11 and 12.

Course Lessons

This course is designed for independent study.
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27 Lessons

9 Lessons

1.1   Welcome to grade 9 English

1.2   Stories of yesterday: Reading strategies

1.3   Stories of yesterday: Elements of a short story

1.4   Stories of yesterday: Character development

1.5   Stories of yesterday: Setting

1.6   Stories of yesterday: Conflict

1.7   Stories of yesterday: Theme

1.8   Stories of yesterday: Rhetorical devices

1.9   Stories of yesterday: A documentary is like a story

10 Lessons

2.10   Culminating connections and independent novel portfolio

2.1   Stories of today: Nonfiction reading strategies

2.2   Nonfiction - fact or opinion

2.3   Nonfiction - the news report

2.4   Nonfiction - writing a news report

2.5   Nonfiction - essays

2.6   Nonfiction - speeches and rants

2.7   Nonfiction - documentary

2.8   Nonfiction - news media coverage

2.9   Culminating connections and independent novel portfolio

6 Lessons

3.1   Back to the future

3.2   Science fiction: Future considerations

3.3   Science fiction stories

3.4   Writing an essay

3.5   Future warnings

3.6   Culminating connections and independent novel portfolio

2 Lessons

4.1   Culminating activity - Documentary

4.2   Preparing for the final test