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.
ENG4UZ: 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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13 Lessons

4 Lessons

1.1   Charting a resilient course

1.2   Storytelling and resilience

1.3   Exploring non-fiction and the power of persuasion

1.4   How to read

3 Lessons

2.1   Understanding literary lenses: Psychological lens

2.2   Understanding literary lenses: Socio-economic lens

2.3   Words that endure: Examining poetry and the gender lens

3 Lessons

3.1   Reading Oedipus Rex building understanding with a contextual lens

3.2   Reading Hamlet and building understanding with an archetypal lens

3.3   Oedipus, Hamlet and resilience

3 Lessons

4.1   Navigating media to learn about our communities

4.2   Consolidating meaning through independent reading

4.3   Preparing for the Final Test