English Academic

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Course ID
ENG2D
Level
10th Grade
Semester
Continuous
Method
In-Person, Online
Credit Value
1.0

This course is designed to extend the range of oral communication, reading, writing, and media literacy skills that students need for success in their secondary school academic programs and in their daily lives. Students 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 students for the compulsory Grade 11 university or college preparation course.

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Prerequisite

Course structure and modules

The strands for English Academic ENG2D course are:

  • Oral Communication
    • Listening to Understand
    • Speaking to Communicate
    • Reflecting on Skills and Strategies
  • Reading and Literature Studies
    • Reading for Meaning
    • Understanding Form and Style
    • Reading With Fluency
    • Reflecting on Skills and Strategies
  • Writing
    • Developing and Organizing Content
    • Using Knowledge of Form and Style
    • Applying Knowledge of Conventions
    • Reflecting on Skills and Strategies
  • Media Studies
    • Understanding Media Texts
    • Understanding Media Forms, Conventions, and Techniques
    • Creating Media Texts
    • Reflecting on Skills and Strategies