English 12 Paper

Course Info
Course Title: 
English 12 Paper
Grade Level: 
12
Course Format: 
Paper
Teacher(s): 
R Brett
Course Description
Description: 

This course has a required Provincial Exam worth 40% of the final grade.

Students taking this course at FVDES are required to complete modules 1, 5 & 7, and may choose between module 2, 3 or 4 (module 2 is the default if student choice is not made).  Module 6 is not included in the English 12 course at FVDES.  Module choices must be made at registration in consultation with your FVDES Counsellor

The first module of English 12 concentrates on reading and writing informational text.  Two novel study and short prose options are available to the student in  Modules 2, 3 or 4.  Module 5 focuses exclusively on the study of poetry.  Module 7 focuses on drama.

All of the course modules in English 12 include multimedia resources that are designed to enrich and enhance the learning experience.  Interactive quizzes, exercises, and activities offering immediate feedback appear throughout.

Course materials have been aligned to the BC Ministry of Education’s IRP.  Provincial exam specifications are addressed in the course content, and a supplementary exam preparation package reflecting the new English 12 Provincial Exam structure is provided.

 

Pre-requisites: 
It is recommended that students complete: English 11, or equivalent
No. Exams: 
4
Proctored Exams: 
Yes
Resources: 

Use of a CD-Rom is required throughout the course.

Use of a DVD is required for modules 3 & 7.

Students should have access to a suitable dictionary, preferably The Canadian Senior Dictionary (Gage)

 

Textbooks and resources for Module 1 are:

English 12 Source File

English 12 Media CD

 

Textbooks and resources for Module 2 are:

Obasan

English 12 Source File

English 12 Media CD

Writing on the Run Workbook

  or optional Writing on the Run CD

English 12 Exam Preparation Package

 

Textbooks and resources for Module 3 are:

The Kiterunner

English 12 Source File

English 12 Media CD

Writing on the Run Workbook

  or optional Writing on the Run CD

English 12 Exam Preparation Package

**Students must have or rent The Kiterunner movie

 

Textbooks and resources for Module 4 are:

Keeper ‘n Me

English 12 Source File

English 12 Media CD

Writing on the Run Workbook

  or optional Writing on the Run CD

English 12 Exam Preparation Package

 

Textbooks and resources for Module 5 are:

The New Canon

English 12 Media CD

Writing on the Run Workbook

  or optional Writing on the Run CD

English 12 Exam Preparation Package

 

Textbooks and resources for Module 7 are:

Death of a Salesman

English 12 Media CD

Death of a Salesman DVD

 

 

 

No. Modules: 
4
Course Modules: 

Students taking this course at FVDES are required to complete modules 1, 5 & 7, and may choose between module 2, 3 or 4 (module 2 is the default if student choice is not made). 

 

Module 1:   Connecting the Dots

Section 1:    An Apple a Day…

Section 2:    Reading the Signs (and Between the Lines)

Section 3:    Being Green

Section 4:    Research Skills

Module 1 Test covers the work of Module 1.

 

Students choose one of module 2, 3 or 4:

Module 2:   Short Prose and Novel Study: Obasan

Section 1:    Introducing Fiction

Section 2:    Japanese-Canadian History and the Novel

Section 3:    Fiction Up Close

Section 4:    Preparing for the Exam (no send-in assignment)

Module 2 Test covers the work of Module 2.

 

Module 3:   Short Prose and Novel Study: The Kiterunner

Section 1:    Introducing Fiction

Section 2:    Afghanistan

Section 3:    Fiction Up Close

Section 4:    Preparing for the Exam (no send-in assignment)

Module 3 Test covers the work of Module 3.


Module 4:   Short Prose and Novel Study: Keeper ‘n Me

Section 1:    Aboriginal History and the Novel

Section 2:    Introducing Fiction

Section 3:    Fiction Up Close

Section 4:    Full Circle (no send-in assignment)

Module 4 Test covers the work of Module 4.


Module 5:   Poetry

Section 1:    A Mouthful of Air

Section 2:    Critical Reading

Section 3:    Express Yourself!

Section 4:    Preparing for the Exam (no send-in assignment)

Module 5 Test covers the work of Module 5.

 

Module 7:   Death of a Salesman

Section 1:    Death of a Salesman: Act One

Section 2:    A Length of Rubber Hose

Section 3:    Looking for a Harbour

Section 4:    Dinner at Frank’s Chop House

Section 5:    A Perfect Proposition All Around (Project)

There is no test for Module 7.

 

Textbook Deposit: 
$150.00

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