Course name: English Course code: (EAE1D)

Grade 9    1.0 Credit

Course type:    Academic

Course description: This course is designed to help you develop the communication skills needed for success in your secondary school academic programs and in your daily lives. Students will develop critical and creative thinking skills as they analyse literary texts from contemporary and historical periods; interpret the ideas, information, and messages in informational and media texts; and create texts in a variety of forms. An important emphasis throughout the course is on strategies that contribute to clear, correct, and effective communication. 
EAE1DK: English
Course description: This course is designed to help you develop the communication skills needed for success in your secondary school academic programs and in your daily lives. Students will develop critical and creative thinking skills as they analyse literary texts from contemporary and historical periods; interpret the ideas, information, and messages in informational and media texts; and create texts in a variety of forms. An important emphasis throughout the course is on strategies that contribute to clear, correct, and effective communication. 

Course Lessons

This course is designed for independent study.
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28 Lessons

10 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

1.10   Culminating Connections and Independent Novel Portfolio

9 Lessons

2.1   Stories of today: Nonfiction reading strategies

2.2   Stories of today: Nonfiction – Fact or opinion

2.3   Stories of today: Nonfiction – the news report

2.4   Stories of today: Nonfiction – writing a news report

2.5   Stories of today: Nonfiction – Essays

2.6   Stories of today: Nonfiction – Speeches and rants

2.7   Stories of today Nonfiction – Documentary

2.8   Stories of today: Nonfiction – Newscast

2.9   Culminating Connections and Independent Novel Portfolio

7 Lessons

3.1   Back to the future

3.2   Science fiction: A look into the future

3.3   Science fiction stories

3.4   Writing an essay

3.5   It’s a VUCA world

3.6   Culminating connections and Independent Novel Portfolio

3.7   Independent Novel Portfolio - Final submission

2 Lessons

4.1   Culminating Activity – Documentary

4.2   Preparing for the Final Test