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Literacy Foundations: Information & Communication Technology Online

Course Info
Course Title: 
Literacy Foundations: Information & Communication Technology Online
Grade Level: 
10
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
Steve Hayes
Course Description
Description: 

This course is intended for students who have little or no experience
with computer operations or keyboarding. The basic components of the course includes:

• Navigating FVDES’ website and FirstClass

• Basic knowledge of computer

• Keyboarding and word processing

• Internet safety & Security

• Internet and electronic communication

Pre-requisites: 
None
No. Exams: 
0
Proctored Exams: 
No
Resources: 

None

No. Modules: 
5
Course Modules: 

Module 1:  Navigating FVDES’ website and FirstClass

   - 20 multiple choice/true or false questions/short answer

Module 2:  Basic knowledge of computer
   - 20 multiple choice/true or false questions

Module 3:  Online Literacy

   - 20 multiple choice/true or false questions
Module 4:  Online Safety & Security
   - 20 multiple choice/true or false questions

Module 5:  Internet and electronic communication
   - 20 multiple choice/true or false questions/short answer

Textbook Deposit: 
$0.00

Planification 10 Enligne

Course Info
Course Title: 
Planification 10 Enligne
Grade Level: 
10
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
K Doolan
Course Description
Description: 

L'objectif de ce cours est d'aider les élèves à développer les compétences dont ils auront besoin pour devenir des individus indépendants qui peuvent se fixer des buts, prendre des décisions avisées, et faire les démarches pour atteindre leurs buts au cours de leur vie. Le programme inclue l'exploration et le développement de soi-même, la capacité à prendre de bonnes décisions professionnelles, pour la santé mentale, physique et devenir un citoyen impliqué. Les élèves vont aussi compléter un budget personnalisé et réfléchir à leur futur financier. De plus, ce cours introduit les élèves aux exigences de la Transition de Graduation, par exemple les élèves commenceront leur Portfolio.  

Pre-requisites: 
Must be enrolled in French Immersion, minimum Grade 9 level
No. Exams: 
0
Proctored Exams: 
No
Resources: 

All resources are online within the course

No. Modules: 
4
Course Modules: 

Module 1: La Vie Secondaire   Module 2: La Sante   Module 3: Études & Carrières    Module 4: Les Finances   

Textbook Deposit: 
$0.00

Math 12 Pre-Calculus Paper

Course Info
Course Title: 
Math 12 Pre-Calculus Paper
Grade Level: 
12
Course Format: 
Paper
Teacher(s): 
J Templeton
Course Description
Description: 

This course is designed to provide you with the mathematical understanding and critical-thinking skills you will need for entry into post-secondary programs that require the study of calculus.  Topics include: transformations, trigonometry, exponential and logarithmic functions, permutations, combinations and the binomial theorem.

Pre-requisites: 
Pre-Calculus 11
No. Exams: 
3
Proctored Exams: 
Yes
Resources: 

Raven Pre-Calculus 12 Workbook; 

Theory and Problems for Pre-Calculus 12, Mickelson, Crescent Beach Publishing

No. Modules: 
3
Course Modules: 

Module 1: Transformations, Polynomials And Polynomial
Equations And Functions

Module 1 TEST

 

Module 2: Radicals, Absoulte Value, Rational Equations And
Inequalities, Composite Functions and Operations,Trig. Angles And Graphs

Module 2 TEST

 

Module 3:
Trig. Equations And Identities,
Exponents And Logarithms, Exponents And Logarithms

Module 3 TEST

 

 

 

Textbook Deposit: 
$40.00

Math 12 Pre-Calculus Online

Course Info
Course Title: 
Math 12 Pre-Calculus Online
Grade Level: 
12
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
B Chirico
Course Description
Description: 

This course is designed to provide you with the mathematical understanding and critical-thinking skills you will need for entry into post-secondary programs that require the study of calculus.  Topics include: transformations, trigonometry, exponential and logarithmic functions, permutations, combinations and the binomial theorem.

Pre-requisites: 
Pre-Calculus 11
No. Exams: 
4
Proctored Exams: 
Yes
Resources: 

Pre-Calculus 12 TextTheory & Problems for Pre-Calculus 12 

No. Modules: 
4
Course Modules: 

Module 1 - Transformations and Functions
Section 1: Functions Transformations (Mandatory Registrations Assignment)
Section 2: Radical Functions (Assignment 2)
Section 3: Polynomial Functions (Assignment 3)
Module 1 TEST

 
Module 2 - Trignometry
Section 1- Trignometry and the Unit Circle (Assignement 4)
Section 2- Trignometric Function and Graphs (Assignement 5)
Section 3- Trignometric Identies (Assignement 6)
Module 2 TEST

 

Module 3 - Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
Section 1- Exponential Functions (Assignement 7)
Section 2- Logarithmic Functions (Assignement 8)
Module 3 TEST

 

Module 4 - Equations and Functions
Section 1- Rational Functions (Assignement 9)
Section 2- Function Operations (Assignement 10)
Section 3 - Permutations, Combinations and the Binomial Theorem (Assignment 11)
Module 4 TEST

 

Textbook Deposit: 
$100.00

French 12 Online

Course Info
Course Title: 
French 12 Online
Grade Level: 
12
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
K Doolan
Course Description
Description: 

French 12 is a continuation of the Rosetta Stone program. Within the framework of the communicative but intuitive learning approach, the course provides development of the students’ skills in speaking, listening, reading and writing at an advanced level. Increasing time is devoted to verb tenses, written composition skills, and writing styles. Students will spend considerable time doing reading comprehension activities, including a novel study. Each module involves the preparation and presentation through VClass of a unit project or activity that involves written, oral and visual components.

 

Pre-requisites: 
• French 11 or equivalent (student can be placed with approval of teacher)
No. Exams: 
1
Proctored Exams: 
Yes
Resources: 

Guillaume (novel)

Headset (optional) $40

No. Modules: 
5
Course Modules: 

Module 1:

Tourism and Recreation; Guillaume Ch 1 & 2

Module 2:

Professions and Hobbies; Guillaume Ch 3 & 4

Module 3:

Home and Around Town; Guillaume Ch 5, 6 & 7

Module 4:

Style and Personal Wellness; Guillaume Ch 8 & 9

Module 5:

Wrap Up; Guillaume Ch 10 & Epilogue

 

Textbook Deposit: 
$0.00

English 12 First Peoples Online

Course Info
Course Title: 
English 12 First Peoples Online
Grade Level: 
12
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
L Abraham
Course Description
Description: 

School District No. 33 Aboriginal Education Committee, Stó:lō Nation, and Fraser Valley Distance Education School offers this distance learning course for Aboriginal and non Aboriginal learners.  This course, “…represents an invitation to all learners to explore and discover First Peoples world views through the study of literacy, informational First Peoples content”1


“ English 12 First Peoples is the academic equivalent of English 12.  The course is designed to enable student to develop English language and literacy skills and capabilities they must have in order to meet the British Columbia’s graduation requirements.”2


This course has a graduation program examination worth 40% of the final course mark.  All students taking English First People 12 are required to write the examination in order to receive credit for this course.

 

1   English 10-12 brochure-Ministry of Education           2   BC Curriculum guide

 

Pre-requisites: 
English 11 or English 11 First Peoples
Proctored Exams: 
No
Resources: 

Monkey Beach $25.00

You Are Asked to Witness $25.00

Truth About Stories $25.00

Whale Rider (DVD) $25.00

 

No. Modules: 
5
Course Modules: 

Module 1: You Are Asked to Witness

Section 1.1: Reading Strategies

Lesson 1.1A: Reading Strategies

Lesson 1.1B: Critical Reading

Lesson 1.1C: Applying Your Reading Skills

Lesson 1.1D: Applying Reading Strategies

Lesson 1.1E: Reading Strategies Summary

Section 1.2: Writing Strategies

Lesson 1.2A: Essay Writing

Lesson 1.2B: Comparison Essay

Lesson 1.2C:  Writing Paragraphs

Lesson 1.2D: Transitions & Quotations

Section 1.3: Essay Writing

Lesson 1.3A: Style of Paragraph

Lesson 1.3B: Finishing Touches

 

Module 2: Monkey Beach

Section 2.1: The Novel

Lesson 2.1A: Parts of a Novel

Lesson 2.1B: Long Answer Questions

Lesson 2.1C: Vocabulary Development

Lesson 2.1D: Paragraph Writing- A Review

Section 2.2: The Novel (cont.)

Lesson 2.2A: Context Clues

Lesson 2.2B: Enhancing your Writing

Lesson 2.2C:  Vocabulary Development- Novel Elements

Lesson 2.2D: Character Study

Section 2.3: The Novel (cont.)

Lesson 2.3A: The Author

Lesson 2.3B: In Search of the Elusive Sasquatch

Lesson 2.3C: The Land of the Dead

 

Module 3: Oral Tradition & Story Telling

Lesson 3.1A: The Truth About Stories

Lesson 3.1B: Personal Experience and Storytelling

Lesson 3.1C: “Let Me Entertain You” – A Story of Survival?

Section 3.2: Oral Tradition and Story Telling Part II

Lesson 3.2A: “A Million Porcupine Crying in the Dark”

Lesson 3.2B: “What Is It About Us That You Don’t Like?”

Lesson 3.2C: Afterwards ‘Private Stories’

Lesson 3.2D:  Developing Thesis Statements

 

Module 4: Poetry, Drama & Song

Section 4.1: Whale Rider

Lesson 4.1A: Assessing Paragraph Answers

Lesson 4.1B: Active Viewing

Lesson 4.1C: Looking Ahead

Lesson 4.1D: Deleted Scenes & Film Review

Send-In Assignment 4.1

Section 4.2: Poetry

Lesson 4.2A: Poetic Devices

Lesson 4.2B: Other Poetic Techniques

Lesson 4.2C: Types of Poems

Lesson 4.2D: Poetry Interpretation

Send-In Assignment 4.2

Section 4.3: Poetry

Lesson 4.3A: Format for Critical Analysis of Poetry

Lesson 4.3B: Outline

Lesson 4.3C: First Draft

Send-In Assignment 4.3

 

Module 5: Provincial Exam Preparation

Section 1.1: Exam Preparation

Lesson
1.1A: Practice Provincial Examination

 

Textbook Deposit: 
$100.00

English 12 First Peoples Paper

Course Info
Course Title: 
English 12 First Peoples Paper
Grade Level: 
12
Course Format: 
Paper
Teacher(s): 
L Abraham
Course Description
Description: 

School District No. 33 Aboriginal Education Committee, Stó:lō Nation, and Fraser Valley Distance Education School offers this distance learning course for Aboriginal and non Aboriginal learners.  This course, “…represents an invitation to all learners to explore and discover First Peoples world views through the study of literacy, informational First Peoples content”1


“ English 12 First Peoples is the academic equivalent of English 12.  The course is designed to enable student to develop English language and literacy skills and capabilities they must have in order to meet the British Columbia’s graduation requirements.”2


This course has a graduation program examination worth 40% of the final course mark.  All students taking English First People 12 are required to write the examination in order to receive credit for this course.

 

1   English 10-12 brochure-Ministry of Education           2   BC Curriculum guide

 

Pre-requisites: 
English 11 or English 11 First Peoples
Proctored Exams: 
No
Resources: 

Monkey Beach $25.00

You Are Asked to Witness $25.00

Truth About Stories $25.00

Whale Rider (DVD) $25.00

 

No. Modules: 
5
Course Modules: 

Module 1: You Are Asked to Witness

Section 1.1: Reading Strategies

Lesson 1.1A: Reading Strategies

Lesson 1.1B: Critical Reading

Lesson 1.1C: Applying Your Reading Skills

Lesson 1.1D: Applying Reading Strategies

Lesson 1.1E: Reading Strategies Summary

Section 1.2: Writing Strategies

Lesson 1.2A: Essay Writing

Lesson 1.2B: Comparison Essay

Lesson 1.2C:  Writing Paragraphs

Lesson 1.2D: Transitions & Quotations

Section 1.3: Essay Writing

Lesson 1.3A: Style of Paragraph

Lesson 1.3B: Finishing Touches

 

Module 2: Monkey Beach

Section 2.1: The Novel

Lesson 2.1A: Parts of a Novel

Lesson 2.1B: Long Answer Questions

Lesson 2.1C: Vocabulary Development

Lesson 2.1D: Paragraph Writing- A Review

Section 2.2: The Novel (cont.)

Lesson 2.2A: Context Clues

Lesson 2.2B: Enhancing your Writing

Lesson 2.2C:  Vocabulary Development- Novel Elements

Lesson 2.2D: Character Study

Section 2.3: The Novel (cont.)

Lesson 2.3A: The Author

Lesson 2.3B: In Search of the Elusive Sasquatch

Lesson 2.3C: The Land of the Dead

 

Module 3: Oral Tradition & Story Telling

Lesson 3.1A: The Truth About Stories

Lesson 3.1B: Personal Experience and Storytelling

Lesson 3.1C: “Let Me Entertain You” – A Story of Survival?

Section 3.2: Oral Tradition and Story Telling Part II

Lesson 3.2A: “A Million Porcupine Crying in the Dark”

Lesson 3.2B: “What Is It About Us That You Don’t Like?”

Lesson 3.2C: Afterwards ‘Private Stories’

Lesson 3.2D:  Developing Thesis Statements

 

Module 4: Poetry, Drama & Song

Section 4.1: Whale Rider

Lesson 4.1A: Assessing Paragraph Answers

Lesson 4.1B: Active Viewing

Lesson 4.1C: Looking Ahead

Lesson 4.1D: Deleted Scenes & Film Review

Send-In Assignment 4.1

Section 4.2: Poetry

Lesson 4.2A: Poetic Devices

Lesson 4.2B: Other Poetic Techniques

Lesson 4.2C: Types of Poems

Lesson 4.2D: Poetry Interpretation

Send-In Assignment 4.2

Section 4.3: Poetry

Lesson 4.3A: Format for Critical Analysis of Poetry

Lesson 4.3B: Outline

Lesson 4.3C: First Draft

Send-In Assignment 4.3

 

Module 5: Provincial Exam Preparation

Section 1.1: Exam Preparation

Lesson
1.1A: Practice Provincial Examination

 

Textbook Deposit: 
$100.00

Math 11 Foundations Paper

Course Info
Course Title: 
Math 11 Foundations Paper
Grade Level: 
11
Course Format: 
Paper
Teacher(s): 
P Conrad
Course Description
Description: 

Foundations of Mathematics (11 and 12) is a pathway designed to provide students with the mathematical understanding and critical-thinking skills identified for post-secondary studies in programs (i.e. business, arts, music and nursing) that do not require the study of theoretical calculus. Topics include financial mathematics, geometry, measurement, number, logical reasoning, relations and functions, statistics and probability.   The course is modeled on formative assessment where frequent practice, quizzes, assignments and practice tests with comprehensive feedback give the student extensive opportunity for comprehension of the concepts before the section tests.

 

Pre-requisites: 
It is recommended that students complete Foundations of Mathematics and Pre-Calculus 10
No. Exams: 
5
Proctored Exams: 
Yes
Resources: 

Foundations of Mathematics 11 text

Theory and Problems for Foundations of Mathematics 11 (Note: workbook is only refundable if it is returned unmarked and in marketable condition)


No. Modules: 
8
Course Modules: 

Section 1: Inductive and Deductive Reasoning

Lesson A Making Conjectures:  Inductive Reasoning

Lesson B Exploring the Validity of Conjectures 

Lesson C Using Reasoning to Find a Counterexample to a Conjecture

Lesson D Proving Conjectures:  Deductive Reasoning 

Lesson E Proofs That Are Not Valid

Lesson F Reasoning to Solve Problems

Lesson G Analyzing Puzzles and Games

 

Section 2: Properties of Angles and Triangles

Lesson A Exploring Parallel Lines

Lesson B Angles Formed by Parallel Lines

Assignment 2.1: Parallel Lines

Lesson C Angle Properties in Triangles

Lesson D Angle Properties in Polygons

 

Section 3: Acute Triangle Trigonometry

Lesson A Side Angle Relationships in Acute Triangles

Lesson B Proving and Applying the Sine Law

Lesson C Cosine Law

Lesson D Problems Using Acute Triangles


Section 4: Obliques Triangle Trigonometry

Lesson A Primary Trigonometric Ratios of Obtuse Angles

Lesson B Sine and Cosine Laws of Obtuse Triangles

Lesson C The Ambiguous Case of the Sine Law

Lesson D Problems Using Obtuse Triangles

 

Section 5: Statistical Reasoning

Lesson A Exploring Data

Lesson B Frequency Tables, Histograms, Frequency Polygons

Lesson C Standard Deviation

Lesson D The Normal Distribution

Lesson E Z-Scores

Lesson F Confidence Intervals

 

Section 6: Systems of Linear Inequalities

Lesson A Graphing Linear Inequalities in Two Variables

Lesson B Exploring Graphs of Systems of Linear Inequalities

Lesson C Graphs to Solve Systems of Linear Inequalities

Lesson D Optimization Problems I:  Creating the Model

Lesson E Optimization Problems II:  Exploring Solutions

Lesson F Optimization Problems III:  Linear Programming


Section 7: Quadratic Functions and Equations

Lesson A Exploring Quadratic Relations

Lesson B Properties of Graphs of Quadratic Functions

Lesson C Solving Quadratic Equations by Graphing

Lesson D Factored Form of a Quadratic Function

Lesson E Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring

Lesson F Vertex Form of a Quadratic Function

Lesson G Solving Quadratic Equations Using the Quadratic Formula

Lesson H Solving Problems Using Quadratic Models

 

Section 8: Proportional Reasoning

Lesson A Comparing and Interpreting Rates

Lesson B Solving Problems That Involve Rates

Lesson C Scale Diagrams

Lesson D Scale Factors and Areas in 2-D Shapes

Lesson E Similar Objects:  Scale Models and Scale Diagrams

Lesson F Scale Factors and 3-D Objects

 

Final Exam

Textbook Deposit: 
$100.00

Math 10 Apprenticeship & Workplace Paper

Course Info
Course Title: 
Math 10 Apprenticeship & Workplace Paper
Grade Level: 
10
Course Format: 
Paper
Teacher(s): 
G Wagner
Course Description
Description: 

This pathway is designed to provide students with the mathematical understandings and critical-thinking skills identified for entry into the majority of trades and for direct entry into the work force.  Topics include algebra, geometry, measurement, number, statistics and probability.

This course meets all the learning outcomes of the Ministry of Education’s IRP (WNCP 2008).

Each module has a module test, which is modeled after the Provincial Exam.

 

Pre-requisites: 
It is recommended that students complete: Mathematics 9 or equivalent
No. Exams: 
4
Proctored Exams: 
Yes
Resources: 

AWM 10 Media CD


No. Modules: 
4
Course Modules: 

Module 1: Measurement Systems

Section 1: Metric System

Section 2: Imperial System

 

Module 1 Test covers the work of Module 1.

 

Module 2: Measurement in Action

Section 1: Measuring

Section 2: Area

 

Module 2 Test covers the work of Module 2.

 

Module 3: Geometry and Trigonometry

Section 1: Angles

Section 2: Triangles
and Other Polygons

Section 3: Trigonometry I

Section 4: Trigonometry II

 

Module 3 Test covers the work of Module 3.

 

Module 4: Money Matters

Section 1: Making Purchases

Section 2: Being Paid on the Job

 

Module 4 Test covers the work of Module 4.


Textbook Deposit: 
$30.00

Math 10 Apprenticeship & Workplace Online

Course Info
Course Title: 
Math 10 Apprenticeship & Workplace Online
Grade Level: 
10
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
D Miller
Course Description
Description: 

Apprenticeship & Workplace Math 10 will teach students math they will use in a job or in their daily life.  Apprenticeship & Workplace Math 10 is specifically designed for someone who is planning to enter a technical college, or a trade school or to get a job. It will not satisfy entrance requirements for universities or colleges.  The apprenticeship math pathway has been designed to provide students with the mathematical understanding and critical thinking skills needed for entry into the workforce.  Several lessons focus on consumer and business math. Others concentrate on math that will be essential knowledge for specific trades and occupations. 

 

No. Exams: 
4
Proctored Exams: 
Yes
Resources: 

Micrometer

Vernier Caliper

Measuring Items (various bolts, nails, rubber stoppers, washers)


Course Modules: 

Module 1

Unit 1 – Unit Pricing and Currency Exchange

Unit 2 – Employment and the Workforce

Module 1 Test

Module 2

Unit 3 – Measurement of Length, Area and Volume

Unit 4 – Mass, Temperature and Volume

Module 2 Test

Module 3

Unit 5 – Parallel Lines, Transversals and Angle Measurement

Unit 6 – Polygons

Module 3 Test

Module 4

Unit 7 – Trigonometry

Module 4 Test


Textbook Deposit: 
$40.00
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