Course name: English Course code: (ENG4U)

Grade 12    1.0 Credit

Course type:    University Preparation

Course description: This course emphasizes the consolidation of the literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life. You will analyse a range of challenging literary texts from various periods, countries, and cultures; interpret and evaluate informational and graphic texts; and create written and media texts in a variety of forms. An important focus will be on using academic language coherently and confidently, selecting the reading strategies best suited to particular texts and particular purposes for reading, and developing greater control in writing.
ENG4UK: English
Course description: This course emphasizes the consolidation of the literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life. You will analyse a range of challenging literary texts from various periods, countries, and cultures; interpret and evaluate informational and graphic texts; and create written and media texts in a variety of forms. An important focus will be on using academic language coherently and confidently, selecting the reading strategies best suited to particular texts and particular purposes for reading, and developing greater control in writing.

Course Lessons

This course is designed for independent study.
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15 Lessons

6 Lessons

1.0   Introduction to the Course

1.1   Learning and resilience

1.2   Storytelling and resilience

1.3   Oedipus Rex

1.4   Hamlet

1.5   Oedipus, Hamlet, and resilience

4 Lessons

2.1   Images and change

2.2   The power of words in poems

2.3   The power of words in songs

2.4   Speaking up

2 Lessons

3.1   Literary lenses

3.2   Writing a critical analysis essay

3 Lessons

4.1   Culminating project - Choosing a novel

4.2   Culminating project - Analyzing your novel

4.3   Preparing for the Final Test