Secondary

Law 12 Online

Course Info
Course Title: 
Law 12 Online
Grade Level: 
12
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
S Stetar
Course Description
Description: 

Law 12 fosters skills and attitudes that enhance a student's ability to address legal, social, and ethical issues, and reflect critically on the role of law in society. The study of law promotes skills and abilities needed to clearly express ideas, argue effectively and logically, and accurately interpret the written word. This course is designed to help students learn about their legal rights and responsibilities. This course consists of four modules: The Foundations of Law, Criminal Law, Civil Law, and Family Law.

Pre-requisites: 
none
No. Exams: 
0
Supervised Exams: 
No
No. Modules: 
4
Course Modules: 

Module 1 - The Foundations of Law
Module 2 - Criminal Law 
Module 3 - Civil Law
Module 4 - Family Law

English 12 Online

Course Info
Course Title: 
English 12 Online
Grade Level: 
12
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
S Stetar
Course Description
Description: 

 

English 12 is about using the English language to
its best effect in both fiction and non-fiction writing. This course will
help you explore how various authors have created stories that carry readers
to another place and time, and how others make arguments clear and compelling.
Reading and writing exercises will also challenge you to become more critical
in how you make the English language your own.

Pre-requisites: 
English 10 and 11
No. Exams: 
3
Supervised Exams: 
Yes
Resources: 

  • English 12 Source File,
  • one novel (Obasan, The Kite Runner, or Keeper’n
    Me
    ),
  • Writing on the Run! (workbook
    & CD),
  • The New Canon,
  • English 12 Companion Website,
  • Oxford
    Next Hamlet website

No. Modules: 
4
Course Modules: 

Students will be completing journals, assignments,
projects and tests for the following modules:

 

Module 1:  Connecting the
Dots

Section 1 – Health Trends; Food Fact & Fiction;
Where does your food come from?
Section 2 – How Advertising Works; Regulating the Industry; Garment Labour
& Supply Chain
Section 3 – From Your Home to the Biome; Think Globally; Act Locally
Section 4 - Managing Information; Evaluating Your Sources; Structure & Form
in the Research Paper

 

Module 2/3/4:  Short
Prose & Novel Study

Section 1 – Introducing Fiction
Section 2 – Novel Setting & History
Section 3 – Fiction Up Close
Section 4 – Preparing for the Provincial Exam

 Module 5:  Poetry

Section 1 – Listening; Being the Poem's Instrument;
Sound Patterns
Section 2 – Haikus & Long Poems; Mechanics of Form; How Does a Poem Mean?;
Visual Poetry in the Digital Age
Section 3 – Making Friends with Your Muse; A Sensory Tour; Poetry Workshop;
Writing About Poetry
Section 4 - Preparing for the Exam; Grammar Check-up

 

Module 6:  William
Shakespeare's Hamlet (no test for this module)

Section
1 – Setting a Reader's Mental Image
Section 2 – Upsetting the Prince's Mental Stage
Section 3 – Play Within a Mousetrap
Section 4 - Hamlet the Mad Murderer
Section 5 – Graveyard, Poisons & Swordplay

Earth Science 11 Online

Course Info
Course Title: 
Earth Science 11 Online
Grade Level: 
11
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
D Miller
Course Description
Description: 

Earth Science 11 is an introduction to the diverse aspects of earth and space science. Earth Science is a web-based applied science course that introduces geology, astronomy, oceanography, hydrology, and plate tectonics. There are online labs and assessment is done through the LXR testing program.

Pre-requisites: 
none
No. Exams: 
4
Supervised Exams: 
Yes
Resources: 

Earth Science 11 (11th Edition)

No. Modules: 
4
Course Modules: 

Module 1: Rocks and Minerals

Section 1 - Introduction and Maps

Section 2 - Rocks and Minerals

Module 2: Fossils, Plate Tectonics

Section 1 - Earthquakes

Section 2 - Geological Time

Module 3: Hydrosphere

Section 1 - Wind, Water and Ice

Section 2 - Oceans

Section 3 - Atmosphere

Section 4 - Weather and Climate

Module 4: Astronomy

Section 1 - Earth, Moon, Tides

Section 2 - Solar System

Section 3 - Universe

History 12 Online

Course Info
Course Title: 
History 12 Online
Grade Level: 
12
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
S Stetar
Course Description
Description: 

History 12 Online provides an introduction to the history of the 20th century, beginning with the treaties that ended World War I and ending with the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991. While studying these events, students learn skills necessary to interpret historical events, including the following: how to ensure historical information is accurate and relevant; how to develop historical empathy; and how to present clear, logical arguments based on a thorough knowledge of events. History 12 is an excellent preparation course for those who want to take humanities or social science courses in university.

Pre-requisites: 
Social Studies 11
No. Exams: 
4
Supervised Exams: 
Yes
Resources: 

A Map History Of The Modern World
The World This Century
Global Forces
20th Century History

No. Modules: 
4
Course Modules: 

Module 1 - Exam

Module 2 - Exam

Module 3 - Exam

Module 4 - Exam

 

Chemistry 12 Online

Course Info
Course Title: 
Chemistry 12 Online
Grade Level: 
12
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
B Chirico
Course Description
Description: 

Chemistry 12 builds upon the knowledge gained in Chemistry 11, providing students with a much more detailed understanding of the structure and behavior of matter. Any students considering further studies in the fields of general science, medical sciences, agriculture, forestry, engineering, geology, etc., should investigate the requirement for Chemistry 12 as a prerequisite. The online version of Chemistry 12 offers many unique features to enhance student learning. These features include video clips, animations, interactive demonstrations, instant practice questions, and a provincial exam preparation unit. Students are supported throughout the course by an online instructor, and may choose to participate in weekly online study sessions with other Chemistry 12 students.

Pre-requisites: 
Chemistry 11
No. Exams: 
5
Supervised Exams: 
Yes
Resources: 

Chemistry 12 Online-Nelson Chemistry (Supplemental Resource)
Ch 12 Wkbk-Hebden

Graphing Calculator (Students may provide their own calculator)

No. Modules: 
5
Course Modules: 

Module 1 - Reaction kinetics
Module 2 - Equilibrium
Module 3 - Solubility equilibrium
Module 4 - Acids, bases, and salts
Module 5 - Oxidation and reduction
Final exam

Communications 12 Online

Course Info
Course Title: 
Communications 12 Online
Grade Level: 
12
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
S Stetar
Course Description
Description: 

Communications 12 online is a continuation of Communications 11 online and is designed to help students continue to improve their communication skills. In addition,practical skills for reading and writing are further developed. Skills taught are typically used in every day life, school and the workplace. Students who take Communications are not usually planning to attend University though they often go into programs at a College or Technical School.

Pre-requisites: 
Communications 11 is strongly recommended
No. Exams: 
3
Supervised Exams: 
Yes
Resources: 

Communications 12 course website

No. Modules: 
4
Course Modules: 


Module 1:
Writing Basics and Reading
Section
1.1: Listening
Section 1.2: The basics: Reading and Writing (*5% complete)
Section 1.3: Paragraph Writing
Section 1.4: Expanding Your Writing: Multi-paragraph, Essay and Descriptive
Writing

Module 1 Test

 

Module 2: Expository
Writing and Persuasive Writing
Section
2.1: Expository Writing
Section 2.2: Good Writing, Commas, Looking at Persuasive Writing
Section 2.3: Media writing, noun-pronoun agreement, dangling modifiers,
parallelism
Section 2.4: Persuasive Writing

Module 2 Test

 

Module 3: Narrative
Writing and Short Stories

Section 3.1: Narrative Writing, Short Stories and Word use

Section 3.2: Elements of Short Stories and Short Story Concepts

Section 3.3: Story Maps (**70% complete)

Section 3.4: Poetry

Module 3 Test

 

Module 4: Letters, Resumes and Visual Design

Section 4.1: Business Letters

Section 4.2: Cover Letters and Resumes

Section 4.3: Visual Design

Section 4.4: Course Review

 

English 11 Online

Course Info
Course Title: 
English 11 Online
Grade Level: 
11
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
S Stetar
Course Description
Description: 

English 11 Online continues to build upon the skills and knowledge of previous English courses. Students will study short prose and poetry, and deepen their understanding of literary concepts and devices. Students will read a novel and a Shakespearian drama (Macbeth), as well as explore issues in media and advertising. Writing will be an important part of the course, with particular emphasis placed upon complex paragraphs and essays.

Pre-requisites: 
English 10 is strongly recommended
No. Exams: 
3
Supervised Exams: 
Yes
Resources: 

The following resources are
required for this course:

Module 3:
Lord of the Flies 

Module 4:
Tragedy of Macbeth
(text: The Folger Edition)

Macbeth (BBC DVD)

No. Modules: 
4
Course Modules: 

Module 1:  Communication in all
its many forms: reading, writing, speaking and                          comprehending.  It has four
sections.

Section 1 - Active reading, strategies for critical reading and thinking,
effective                          communication and group process
Section 2 - Process of
researching and writing a research report

Section 3 - Short stories and
narrative poems (review of elements of fiction)
Section 4 - Critically
evaluate and respond to work of fiction as well as write and recite a speech

You will also write a test
at the end of Module 1.

Module 2:  Poetry and Prose

Section
1 – Responding to poetry, imagery and symbolism, figurative language and sound
devices
Section 2 – Forms of poetry, rhyme, rhythm and scansion, interpreting poetry,
sonnets, writing poetry, interpreting poetry

The test for Module 2 is
written in conjunction with Module 3 after you have completed both Module 2 and
Module 3.

Module 3:  Novel Study (Lord
of the Flies
)

Section
1 – Part 1 of the novel study
Section 2 – Part 2 of the novel study

The test for Module 2 and
Module 3 is written once you have completed both Module 2 and Module 3.

Module 4:  The Tragedy of
Macbeth

Section
1 – Introduction to Shakespeare's Macbeth
Section 2 – The Demise of Macbeth
Section 3 – Interpreting a Shakespearean Tragedy

You will also write a
test at the end of Module 4.

Chemistry 11 Online

Course Info
Course Title: 
Chemistry 11 Online
Grade Level: 
11
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
D Miller
Course Description
Description: 

Chemistry 11 will introduce students to the study of matter. In this course you will learn about topics ranging from the structure of atoms and atomic nuclei, to the behavior of complex organic molecules that make up all living things on our planet. The online course contains many special features to make learning easier. These include video clips, animations, an online glossary of important terms, and links to many interactive Chemistry web-sites. You may also choose to participate in weekly online study sessions with other Chemistry 11 students. Much of the evaluation for the course is done online using the LXR testing program.

Pre-requisites: 
Science 10
No. Exams: 
4
Supervised Exams: 
Yes
Resources: 

Chemistry 11Online- Nelson Chemistry (Supplemental Resource)
Ch11-Key Study Guide

Graphing Calculator (Students may provide their own calculator)

No. Modules: 
4
Course Modules: 

Module 1 - Scientific method, units and measurement

Module 2 - Periodic table, chemical compounds

Module3 - The mole, stoichiometry, and solutions

Module 4 - Organic chemistry

Final exam

Graduation Transitions

Course Info
Course Title: 
Graduation Transitions
Grade Level: 
12
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
M Reilly
Course Description
Description: 

 

Graduation Transitions is a requirement for all students registered in Grades 10, 11, or 12 as of September, 2007 and beyond. There are 3 components to the requirement:

 

Personal Health

Community Connections

Transition Planning 

 

Students may satisfy these requirements in a number of ways, ranging from course work, independent self-directed learning opportunities outside the classroom, to a form of portfolio assessment. Students must consult with their school and/or district to determine what opportunities are available.

 

Graduation Transitions may begin in Grades 10, 11, or 12 and upon successful completion of the minimum requirements for the prescribed learning outcomes for each component, will be awarded four (4) credits towards graduation upon completion.

 

For more details please see www.bced.gov.bc.ca/graduation.

 

Supervised Exams: 
No

Accounting 11 Online

Course Info
Course Title: 
Accounting 11 Online
Grade Level: 
11
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
B Chirico
Course Description
Description: 

This course will cover the essentials of accounting, using the double-entry method utilized by all businesses to track money. While most introductory courses have traditionally utilized a paper and pencil approach prior to utilizing accounting software, this course is unique. Excel templates will be utilized which automate a lot of the arithmetic, making it easier for students to learn the concepts instead of trying to find small errors. Accounting is a fundamental aspect of every business from retail stores, restaurants, and heavy industrial occupations to movie productions, professional sport teams and the music industry.

Pre-requisites: 
Grade 10
No. Exams: 
4
Supervised Exams: 
Yes
Resources: 

Text: Accounting 1 - Syme & Ireland
Detailed up-to-date online Notes

* Must have Microsoft Excel installed on student's computer (part of MS Office Suite)

No. Modules: 
4
Course Modules: 

There are 4 modules divided into 11 sections in this course covering the following topics:

Module 1

1.  Accounting and Business (MRA)

2.  The Balance Sheet

3.  Analyzing Changes in Financial Position

Module 2

4.  The Simple Ledger

5.  The Expanded Ledger

6.  The Journal and Source Documents

Module 3

7.  Posting

8.  Completing the Accounting Cycle

Module 4

9.  Accounting for a Merchandising Business

10. Modifying Accounting Systems

11. Business Organization and Decision Making

Each module will require approximately 25 - 30 hours to complete.

There are objectives listed at the beginning of each lesson that you will be expected to know at the conclusion of that lesson. Section assignments appear at the end of each section. You will be
tested at the end of each module. The module tests are taken online and require a proctor.

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