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English Department
ENG12 (Academic)

This course includes reading, writing, analysis of and individual response to a variety of genres involving informative text, narrative prose, novel, drama, as well as poetry and visual text.  It is a logical progression from grade 11 and is intended to develop analytical and critical thought as students reflect on significant and appropriate literature.  Students will be expected to participate in discussion and in writing of expository and expressive essays and transactional pieces.  Oral communication skills will continue to be developed.  Students will work independently and in group on projects which include research and analysis.
 
Prerequisite - English 11


ECM12 English Communication 12 (Graduate)

This course is designed for students whose goals include preparing for entry level employment after graduation.  English Communication 12 is intended for students who may need additional support in their development as readers, writers, and language arts.  This course prepares students for lifelong learning by engaging them in practical and interesting learning experiences closely related to their interests and to the world they will experience as adults.  This course focuses on developing language and writing skills necessary for the workplace.  Students will work in small group and individual projects.
 
Writing assignments are designed to meet the literacy demands of the outside world and individual student.
 
Prerequisite - English 11 or English Communication 11.
 
Note: This course counts as one of required courses for graduation, but it is not accepted for uninversity entrance. 


ENG11 English 11 (Academic)

This course is intended for students whose goals include post-secondary study.  This course emphasizes the study ofnarrative prose, novel, drama, poetry and visual text.  Students will work in a variety of grouping arrangements and independently on various interest areas.
 
Prerequisite - English 10

ECM11 English Communication 11 (Graduate)

This course is intended to allow students not planning on attending university to acquire the reading,  writing and speaking skills which will enable them to succeed in school and obtain employment after graduation. This course focuses on the study of the novel, short story, articles, advertisements and poetry. With support students are required to write an essay, a formal letter, film study and poetry.

Students are required to express themselves in an oral group presentation.


ENG10 English 10 (Academic)

This course is designed to help students make the jump from junior to senior high. Students will be asked to take part in open discussions and exchange ideas with other students. Students will read a variety of texts such as novels, drama, narrative prose and poetry as well as visual text.

Students will be asked to write essays on articles that have meaning to a modern day teenager; they will write letters to people outlining their concerns over policies implemented by officials and people in government. Students will write their own poetry and be assigned projects that will develop research skills, artistic ability and computer skills.  Students will work independently as well as collaboratively in small groups.

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Fine Arts Department


ART12  Art Gr. 12 (Academic)

In depth work on selected areas of the program.  Specialization encouraged design/drawings and Art History are required as well as assigned projects and a research project

ART11 Art Gr. 11 (Academic)

Continuation of the concentration of drawing & design and features other components of painting & printmaking & sculpture. Candidates for this course are asked to submit 3 freehand sketches on paper 11 by 14

ART10 Art Gr. 10 (Academic)

Provides an opportunity for development of skills, understanding of basic art concepts and an introduction to Art History. 
Topics covered are lines, perspective, texture, the color chart and paint as well as cartooning and 3 D and mosaic design.

DRA12 DRAMA 12 (Academic) - See DRA 10

DRA11 DRAMA 11  (Academic) - See DRA 10

DRA10 DRAMA 10 (Academic)

Students will discover the art of the theatre through movement, games and improvisation.  this course teachers the creation and history or original script and techniques of play producations.  The final component of senior drama will emphasize on the work of production and devemopment of skills appropriate to work in the theatre.  Students will be required to participate in acting, directing, writing, and technical work.

MUS12 Band 12 -(Academic) See MUS10

MUS11 Band 11 -(Academic)  See MUS10

MUS10 Instrumental Band 10 (Academic)

This group is a performance group and study of music toward that end will be covered.  Studies will also include music theory, history, and ear-training, over the three-year period.  

After school practices are held on Thursdays, and students are expected to attend all practices and performances outside school hours.  Marks in Band will not be Final until the year’s end and will include performances in both semesters


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Family Studies/Tec. Ed Department

FSC 12 FOOD SCIENCE 12 (Academic)

The biochemistry of food and nutrition. Students us e the scientific method to study the biological and chemical basis of nutrition and food preparation, preservation and processing

CFM12 Canadian Families 12 -(Open)

Understand the nature of families in historical, social & cultural contest - to promote awareness of the role played by economics work & shelter in maintaining successful families; and to examine the physical, social and emotional dimensions of family health in adopting a preventative approach to family well being

CHS11 Child Studies 11 - (Open)

 Explore the meaning and implications of responsible parenting; to help them acquire current information regarding reproduction, pregnancy and child birth; to help them explore significant issues of early childhood; and to help them apply the understanding of child development to the care and guidance of children.

COF10 Clothing & food 10- (Open)

 Promotes an understanding of lifestyle and nutrition and helps with meal management and preparation as well as safe and efficient food handling. The Clothing and Textile program allows the student to focus on practical clothing construction, as well as a consumer related clothing and textile study

FVP12 Film & Video Production 12 (Academic)

Involves students in the production of a film or video.  Students work independently as a part of a production team to explore the roles in the industry, develop skills in production roles, develop critical awareness of historical & cultural aspects of film and work through the process to a final edit.

CMT11 Communication Technology 11 (Open)

By the end of CMT11 the course students will be able to demonstrate in a variety of ways a knowledge of and application of different modes of communication, including audio, visual, graphic, electronic, and computer communications. 

COURSE CONTENT:  The course will be conducted in the classroom as well as the A01 Computer Lab. It will include, but will not be restricted to the following: CADD (Computer-assisted design and drafting using AutoCAD Lite software); 35mm and digital "still" photography; VHS video; desk-top publishing; sound recording and mixing; broadcasting techniques; Presentation Software (Microsoft Power point or Corel Presentations).

DAP12 Grade Twelve Data Processing (Open)

Designed for the student with NO previous computer experience, the course emphasizes a "hands-on" approach to computer literacy with at least 50% of the year devoted to lab time.  An integrated approach to word processing, data base management and a look at a financial spreadsheet  if time permits.

In addition, the following topics are included:  computers in society, an historical overview, hardware and software, input/output devices ,the processor, and data communications.

DES11 Design 11 (Academic)

Either Arts or Technology course students use communication & information technologies to develop situations to design problems and to conduct inquiries into design Licences.

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French Department

FrX10 French Extended Core 10 (Academic)

An extension of extended core French from Junior High in which the program is continued paired with PAL/CLM 11  or Histoire du Canada which fulfils a requirement for Graduation.

FRE10 French 10 (Academic)

Voyages 1 - The Voyages Program emphasizes an active learning style and is designed to enable students to freely express their own thoughts, feelings and opinions. Using authentic documents, high interest themes relevant to the students' environment are explored throughout this program. 

Students are encouraged to interact with others and to take an active role in their own learning- especially in the Enriched French Program.  The four language skills - listening, speaking, reading and writing, are integrated into each theme enabling students to examine and use the language in a purposeful way, within the context of different communicative situations.

FREX11 French Extended Core 11(Academic)

An extension of Extended Core 10 in which students are expected to demonstrate advanced levels of reading, writing and spoken French. This class is conducted entirely in French.

This course is taught along with Histoire du Canada 11 or PAL/CLM11

HCN11 Histoire du Canada 11 (Academic)

This course is offered as a part of the Extended Core Program and consists of 5 themes- Globalization, Development, Governance, Sovereignty and Justice.

Students will be able to identify those individuals, events and/or symbols that they believe to have contributed to the development of Canada.  Students will be expected to use technology for major research projects.

FRE11 Grade Eleven French (Academic)

Voyages 2 - A continuation of French 10. A series of high interest themes (Arts, Travel, Life in 2010) are used to stimulate and maintain student interest.

Students will be expected to have a basic understanding of French Grammar and verbal expressions needed in order to communicate in a second language.

Students will also be required to use technology in order to complete assignments and unit projects

Prerequisite    French 10
FRX12 French Extended Core 12 (Academic)

This is the last French Language Arts course required to complete a certificate in the Extended Core Program. Course objectives include identifying and developing the skills necessary for effectively communicating in a second language.

The curriculum is multi-dimensional and uses language in diverse and authentic assignments that focus on past experience and acquired knowledge of the student.

Students must demonstrate an advanced ability in written and spoken French.

GGS12-Geographie Planetaire12 (Global Studies) (Academic)

This is a required course for students who wish to receive a certicate at the completion of the program. This course explores the major themes in understanding the relationship humanity and the environment in our world. This course is presented through 8 themes including- our fragile planet, perilous processes, the peopled planet, etc.

Students will be required to use technology to carry out research and present major assignments.

FRE12 Grade Twelve French (Academic)

Voyages 3 - Students must demonstrate an acceptable level of written and oral French in order to pass this course. This course is taught in French and students are required to make a consistent effort to speak French in the class.

Students will also be required to complete and present projects using a Power Point and Web Pages. Group work, listening exercises, phonetic practice drills as well as teaching grammar in context are used throughout the course
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MATHEMATICS DEPARTMENT

MAT10F Math Foundations 10  (Graduation) 

This course is designed to meet the math needs of students who have traditionally struggled in junior high Math.

This course is recommended for students who have a mark of less than 60 in Grade 9 Math or have failed grade 10 Math

  • Unit 1-Independent and Dependent variables
  • Unit 2-Measurement, Geometry and Data Distribution
  • Unit 3- Graphing the Linear Equation and Word Problems
  • Unit 4-Basic Trigonometry
  • Unit 5-Real Life Word Problems

This course focuses on effort as well as numerous assignments.
MAT10E Math Essentials 10 (Graduation)

This course is designed for students who do not intend to pursue post secondary study or who are entering programs with no Math pre-requisite- had difficulties with outcomes of junior Math.

This course deals with day-to-day math such as buying a car, working and earning, deductions and expenses.

MAt11E   Math Essentials 11 (Graduation)

A continuation of Math Essentials 10


MAT11F Math Foundations 11 (Graduation)

This course is designed for students who have struggled in Academic Math.

This course is recommended for students who have passed Math 10F, or made less than 60 in Math 10, or fail Math 11

  • Unit 1- Linear Programming-domain, slope rage and inequalities
  • Unit 2-How to do payroll deductions (EI, Canada Pension and Income Tax ) Net and gross pay will also be covered here. A large project will focus on this information.
  • Unit 3- Statistics while looking at censuses and surveys. They will develop non bias surveys and quantitatively interpret their results.
  • Unit 4- Right Angle Trigonometry

Prerequisite- Math 10or Math10F
MAT12F Math Foundations 12 (Graduation)

This course is designed for students who have struggled in Academic Math.

This course is recommended for students who have passed Math 11F, or made less than 60 in Math 11, or fail Math 12

  • Unit 1- begins with pictorial and numerical sequences, these sequences are then graphed and equations developed.
  • Unit 2- Parabolas (Quadratics), transformation and the Quadratic Equation
  • Unit 3- Exponents
  • Unit 4- Geometry of Circles and Probability

Prerequisite- Math 10or Math10F

MATWP12-Workplace Math 12 (Graduation)

This course can be used as one of the  2  from science, math or technology but cannot be counted as one  of the 2 compulsory Math Credits.
Modules include Measurement, Investigation of Job Needs, Ratio,Rate and Proportion as well as a major project


MAT10 Math 10  (Academic)

This course is designed for students who average to talented.

This course is recommended for students who have a mark higher than 60 in grade 9 Math. Students are expected to be self motivated and interested in Math.

  • Unit 1- Data Management and Statistics
  • Unit 2- Solving Equations (Linear & Quadratic)
  • Unit 3- Graphing Relations and Functions
  • Unit 4- Right Angle Trigonometry, Square Root and Pythagorean Theorem
  • Unit 5- Geometry and Packaging
  • Unit 6- Linear Programming

M AT11  Math 11  (Academic) 

This course is designed for average students . This course is recommended for students who have made between 60 and 80 in grade 10 Math or who fail Advanced Math 11.

This course is aligned with the Advanced Math 11 curriculum, covering all the same topics. Beginning with solving (2X2 and 3X3) systems of equations. It quickly moves into trigonometry applications with the development of numerous formulae. Graphing is an important part of this course as is evidenced in the chapter of sine functions and transformations. Trigonometry is re-introduced again in Chapter 4 with the introduction of trig identities and radian measure. The semester ends with statistics

Prerequisite- Math 10( mark greater than 60)
MAT12 Grade Twelve Math (Academic)

This course is designed for average students.

This course is recommended for students who have made between 60 and 80 in grade 11 Math or who fail Advanced Math 12.

  • Unit 1- Sequences and Quadratic Functions
  • Unit 2- Rate of Change
  • Unit 3- Exponential Growth and Logarithms
  • Unit 4- Circles and Ellipses
  • Unit 5- Probability, Permutations and Combinations as well as Binomial Expansion

Prerequisite- Math 10(greater than 60)

Note: Math 11 and 12 can be taken in either order ; however, MOST students take 11 first and then 12
MAT11A ADVANCED MATH 11 (Advanced/Academic)

This course is designed for talented students who plan to study science in University. This course is recommended for students who have made higher than 80 in Math 10.

Students are expected to be highly motivated and interested in Math and its applications.

  • Unit 1- Systems of Equations and Matrices
  • Unit 2- Independent Study
  • Unit 3- Sinusoidal Functions and their Graphs
  • Unit 4- Trigonometric Equations
  • Unit 5- Statistics
  • Unit 6- Trigonometry and Applications

Additional topics– Cramer’s Rule, Gaussian Elimination, Trigonometrical Proofs, and Degrees of Freedom

Prerequisite- Math 10(greater than 80)
MAT12A ADVANCED Math 12 (Advanced/Academic)

This course is designed for talented students who plan to study science in University. This course is recommended for students who have made higher than 80 in Math 10.

Students are expected to be highly motivated and interested in Math and its applications.

  • Unit 1- Sequences and Quadratic Functions
  • Unit 2- Rate of Change
  • Unit 3- Exponential Growth and Logarithms
  • Unit 4- Circles and Ellipses
  • Unit 5- Probability, Permutations and Combinations as well as Binomial Expansion

Additional Topics- Finite Differences, Parametric Equations,  Geometric  Proof and Conditional Probability

Prerequisite- Math 10(greater than 80)
PRE CAL12 PreCalculus 12 (Advanced)

This course is designed for the very talented who intend to study Science, Math or Engineering in University. This course is recommended for students who made greater than 75 in Math11 and 12 Advanced.

Students are expected to be highly motivated and interested in Math and its applications.

  • Unit 1- Sequences and Series
  • Unit 2- Polynomial Functions/ Limits
  • Unit 3- Rational Functions, Equations, Inequations Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
  • Unit 4- Trig Functions and Identities
  • Unit 5- Complex Numbers and Polar Coordinates

Prerequisite- Math 11A and Math 12A(greater than 75)
CAL12 CALCULUS 12 (Advanced/Academic)
This course is designed for the very talented who intend to study Science, Math or Engineering in University. This course is recommended for students who made greater than 70 in PreCal 12.

Students are expected to be highly motivated and interested in Math and its applications. Students will be exposed to approximately 2/3 of the material that would be covered in a University Freshman Calculus class

  • Unit 1- Growth Rates and The Derivative
  • Unit 2- Trig Functions and the Derivatives as well as Compound Angle Formulae
  • Unit 3- Exponential & Logarithmic Functions and their Derivatives.
  • Unit 4- Curve Sketching and Newton’s Method as well as Related Rates
  • Unit 5- Anti-derivative, Area under a Curve, Integration and Applications
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PHYSICAL  EDUCATION  DEPARTMENT

PAL11 Physical Active Lifestyle  11  (Open)

This course is a compulsory half credit.  Students will be required to experience a variety of healthful physically active activities and to have sound knowledge of the health benefits of these activities.

     

COMPULSORY TO PASS BEFORE GRADUATING
PLEASE NOTE: Students graduating in 2011 and the years following must have one (1) Physical Education Credit on their transscript and will have 19  compulsory credits
 
PED10 Physical Education 10 (Open)

Designed to help students refine skills for lifelong recreational activities and provide students with leadership opportunities

STUDENTS MUST BE WILLING TO PARTICIPATE IN ORDER TO ACHIEVE A CREDIT
PED11 Physical Education11 (Open)

Recreational activities both indoor and out door are explored as well as the development of leadership skills

STUDENTS MUST BE WILLING TO PARTICIPATE IN ORDER TO ACHIEVE A CREDIT
PED12 Physical Education 12 (Open)

Concentrates on fitness opportunities , outdoor pursuits and dual games.

Many opportunities should be offered to learn and practice leadership skills.

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SCIENCE DEPARTMENT

HUB10 HUMAN BIOLOGY 10 (Graduation)

This course is designed for students having difficulty with academic Biology 11 or Science 10. Students are evaluated through class activities, tests, projects and Labs.

Topics include: Characteristics of Life, Classification of Humans, Organization of the Human Body, Cell Biology, Functions of Bodily System, Disease and Pathogens as well as Humans and ecology
SCI10 Science 10 (Academic)

A foundational science course designed to help students prepare for Chemistry and  Physics 11.

  • Unit 1- Sustainability of Ecosystems
  • Unit 2- Chemical Reactions
  • Unit 3- Motion
  • Unit 4- Weather Dynamics
BIO11 Biology 11 (Academic)

Promotes understanding of Basic Science Concepts

  • Unit 1- Concepts of the cell and Classification of Organisms
  • Unit 2- Cellular Matter and Energy Flow- cycles in the Biosphere
  • Unit 3- Energy and Matter Exchange (Human Systems)- respiratory,  digestive, circulatory, excretory and immune
  • Unit 4- Energy and Matter Exchange (Ecosystems)
BIO12 Biology 12 (Acedemic)

Reflects the new Nova Scotia Biology Curriculum.

  • Unit 1- Nervous and Endocrine systems
  • Unit 2- Reproduction and the Cell Cycle
  • Unit 3-Evolution
  • Unit 4-Genetics including Genes and Heredity and the sources of Heredity
  • Unit 5-Molecular Genetics, DNA and Protein Synthesis
BIO11A  Advanced Biology 11 (Advanced/Academic)

A course designed for motivated students who will benefit from independent study and Laboratory investigation which are included in each topic.

Topics:

  • The microscope and biological materials
  • Ecology and the Dominion Beach Field Trip
  • Animals, Plants and Protists
  • Mitosis
  • Botany
BIO12A Advanced Biology 12 (Advanced/Academic)

Reflects the Nova Scotia Biology Curriculum .

Topics:

  • Cell Biology and Chemistry
  • The Nervous and Endocrine Systems
  • Reproduction and the Cell Cycle
  • Evolution
  • Genetics including Genes and Heredity and sources of Heredity
  • Molecular Genetics, DNA and Protein Synthesis

This curriculum is enhanced by the dissection of the cat, chick embryology, computer and Internet assignments.
CHE11 Chemistry 11 (Academic)

This is an introductory course that builds on the fundamental skills and knowledge covered in Science 10. Topics to be covered are a Science 10 review, Stoichiometry and reactions, atomic structure, bonding/chemical structures and organic chemistry.

Recommended prerequisites Math and Science 10
CHE12 Chemistry 12 (Academic)

Topics include
  • Thermochemistry (phase changes and chemical changes)
  • solutions
  • equilibrium
  • acids and bases
  • Electrochemistry Evaluation
  • tests
  • labs
  • class participation and Exams including Provincial

PHY11 Physics 11 (Academic)

Topics include:

  • Metric system
  • scientific notation
  • graphing
  • period and frequency
  • Velocity
  • Acceleration
  • Forces and Vectors
  • Motion in 2 Dimensions
  • Universal Gravitation
  • Impulse and Momentum
  • Work, Energy and Power
  • Sound and Light Wave Motion

The course emphasis is on Problem Solving
PHY12 Physics 12 (Academic)

Continues Physics 11, challenges the student to think critically. Topics to be covered are two-dimensional vectors, two dimensional kinematics and dynamics, universal gravitation, magnetism and electricity, modern physics and radioactivity. An N.S. provincial exam is written in this course

Recommended Prerequisites Physics 11 and Advanced Math
OCS11 Oceans 11 (Academic)

Explores the aspects of Global & Local oceanography and current ocean related issues.

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SOCIAL STUDIES DEPARTMENT

MKS10 Mi'Kmaq Studies  (Academic) [Not Offered This Year]

The Mi'Kmaq Studies course will provide all students with an understanding of historical and contemporary issues in Mi'Kmaq Society.  This course will consider the cultural, social, spiritual, and political events, trends and tradition in the history of the Mi'Kmaq. 

The course will use an issue-based approach and will consider broad concepts such as justice, self-determination, and political autonomy, education and schooling, the family, social and political organizations, native rights, spiritual principles and personal/group identity. Canadian History Course

GCS19 Gaelic Cultural Studies 11 (Academic)

This course is designed to give students an understanding of their Celtic Heritage and a pride in their identity. This course focuses on the role of the Gaels in Nova Scotia, past and present. Themes explored are History, language and storytelling, music, dance, spirituality, Scottish History and NS settlement and Nova Scotia Celtic History.
HGS12 Global History 12 (Academic)
Note: Students Must take one of the Global courses in order to graduate)
This course will focus on the origin and development of events, problems and issues that have shaped world history.  World Geography along with the Role of the United Nations and Development of Third World Countries.

Students are expected to participate in class and to complete assignments as required.  There are regularly scheduled tests and Exams.
Global Geography 12 (Academic)
Note: Students Must take one of the Global courses in order to graduate)

Geography is relevant to the world's current issues and problems, from pollution and resource management problems to the economic differences in the regions of the world. This course reviews the basic concepts and definitions that are the foundations of geography and gives you insights into what geographers do and geography's relevance into the future.

The Global Geography 12 program provides students with a variety of learning opportunities to improve their understanding of the world around them and how internal and external factors affect it. It is intended that students will experience personal development and responsibility in addition to skills necessary for success in other Social Studies courses.

ENT12 Entrepreneurship 12 (Academic)

This course is designed to open the mind to Entrepreneurship as a career option. We will focus on developing the skills, attitudes, and knowledge required to meet the many challenges of this career decision.

You must complete many individual and group projects in order to pass this course. You will be required to do the following: write at least 3 detailed business plans, work cooperatively in a group, make oral and multimedia presentations to the class, participate in all classroom activities, plan and run a business, and attend class every day.

Part of your grade will come from day to day participation. There will be a mid term test and/or a project and a major test and/or project at the end of the semester

LAW12 Law 12 (Academic)

An Overview of the Canadian Legal System with a look at the history and development of Canadian Law.

  • Unit 1- Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom
  • Unit 2- Arrest Procedures, Rights of the Accused, Trials, Offences/Defences and Sentencing
  • Unit 3- Civil Lawsuits, Negligence, Motor vehicle offences, Occupier’s liability and Defamation of Character
  • Unit 4- Marriage, Divorce, Property Rights and Children’s Rights

Evaluation is based on an exam along with Testing, assignments, projects, homework as well class work
SOC12 Sociology 12 (academic)

If you are interested in people and why we do the things we do, this may be the course for you. We will learn about a variety of topics related to sociology, anthropology, and psychology.-including human behaviour, learning, psychological problems, prejudice and discrimination, violence and aggression, culture, media and the future.

Along with the traditional course work, we will also conduct debates, view films, discuss criminal trials popular media and current events, and take part in a variety of fun group activities. Your grade will come from a number of individual and group projects, tests and participation in classroom activities, a midterm test and final exam
ECO11 Economics 11 (Academic)

An Overview of the Canadian economic system and the impact that economics has in our daily lives.

  • Unit 1-  World Economic Systems
  • Unit 2- The Role of the Government in Canada
  • Unit 3- How are Businesses are organized
  • Unit 4- Why income is distributed like it is
  • Unit 5- Canada’s Social Programs
  • Unit 6- Money and Banking
  • Unit 7- Supply, Demand and Price
  • Unit 8- Labour Unions

Evaluation is based on an exam along with Testing, assignments, projects, homework as well class work
ECO12 Economics 12 (Academic)

This course focuses on Canada’s role in the global economy.

  • Unit 1-  Introduction emphasizing the role of Canada’s Government in a modified market economy.
  • Unit 2- Unemployment, Inflation, Banking and Interest rates, as well as government spending and taxes
  • Unit 3- Exchange Rates
  • Unit 4- Foreign Trade
  • Unit 5-  Economic Growth

Evaluation is based on an exam along with Testing, assignments, projects, homework as well class work

CHI11 Canadian History 11 (Academic)

Consists of 5 themes- Globalisation, Development, Governance, Sovereignty and Justice. Students will be able to identify those individuals, events and/or symbols that they believe to have contributed to the development of Canada and explain their historical significance.

Students knowledge will be assessed through: class co-operative discussion groups, chapter tests, oral presentations, projects and exams.

GEO10 Physical Geography 10 (Academic)

The aim of this University Preparatory Course is to develop awareness of the processes that have contributed to the shaping of our physical environment.  It also serves to illustrate the close relationship between people and their environment. 

Physical processes will be stressed. A variety of methods may be used throughout the course which could include but are not limited to: research,, note taking, multi-media presentations, questions and answers, group work , creative writing, hands on activities, etc.

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LEARNING STRATEGIES


LS10 Learning Strategies 10 (Open)

This is a course designed to assist students with identified learning disabilities to function in a academic environment.  This course will include the actual teaching and applying of various study, listening, test taking, and thinking strategies. 

Evaluation is a continuous process that includes participation, class projects, evidence of home study, parental and teacher interviews.

LS11 Learning Strategies 11 (Open)

Will reinforce and expand the objectives and goals of Learning Strategies I. Learning Strategies II emphasizes the application of strategies and methods to core academic subjects. 

Students are selected based on individual psycho-educational assessment with involvement of student, parent and teacher.

LS12 Learning Strategies 12 (Open)

Continuation of 10 &11

Skilled Trades

Skilled Trades 10 (Academic)

Skilled Trades 10 (Academic 1 Credit) will engage students in an investigation into the skilled trades, the impact that they have on society, and the opportunities that exist for those who pursue a livelihood by working as skilled tradespersons.

Skilled trades 10 is comprised four topical areas: Safety, Skilled Trades Living, Measurement and Calculation for Trades, Tools and Materials. Students will develop an appreciation for the skilled trades, professionalism and the rewards of such a life career choice.

Construction Trades 11

Prerequisite – Skilled Trades 10

A continuation of Skilled trades 10, students will learn skills that include (but are not limited to) the selection of appropriate tools, manual dexterity; cooperative learning and project building. Students will practice and apply to real life projects skills acquired in Skilled trades 10: Safety, measurement, blueprint reading, construction materials, document reading and material handling.


Other Courses

Note: Other courses may be offered later on in the registration period and notice will be given in the bulletin and through announcements.  
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