ENG1D: English

This course is designed to develop the 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 analyse literary texts from contemporary and historical periods, interpret informational and graphic texts, and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms. An important focus will be on the use of strategies that contribute to effective communication. The course is intended to prepare students for the Grade 10 academic English course, which leads to university or college preparation courses in Grades 11 and 12.

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Department

Title

Grade 

Type

Course Code 

Credit Value

Prerequisite

Duration

 Curriculum

English

English

9

Academic 

ENG1D

1.0 

None

110 Hours

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This course has the following units of study:

  • Short Stories (25 Hours)
  • Novel Study: The Chrysalids (30 Hours)
  • Shakespear: A Midsummer Night’s Dream (25 Hours)
  • Poetry (15 Hours)
  • Media Studies (15 Hours)

ENG1D has a course cumulative project and a final exam, each worth 15% of the final grade calculation.