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Literacy Foundations Math Level 5

Course Info
Course Title: 
Literacy Foundations Math Level 5
Grade Level: 
10
Course Format: 
Paper
Teacher(s): 
G Wagner
Course Description
Description: 

The aim of the Literacy Foundations Mathematics courses is to help students develop the knowledge and skills that they need to be successful in Mathematics courses at the grade 11 level or to be sufficiently prepared to successfully write the Mathematics section of the GED examination.  (Ministry of Education, 2000).

 

Pre-requisites: 
none
Proctored Exams: 
Yes
Resources: 

Course Resources:

No textbook is required for this course.

Students will require a graphing calculator.

Students will also require the use of a computer with a spreadsheet program. 

 

No. Modules: 
5
Course Modules: 

Module 1: Number systems and operations

Section 1: Integers and Operations

Section 2: Converting Fractions and Decimals

Section 3: Comparing Fractions and Decimals

Section 4: Operations with Fractions

Section 5: Operations with Decimals

           

Module 2: Ratios, Proportions and Percents

Section 1: Ratio and Proportions

Section 2: Percentages

Section 3: Powers and Exponents

Section 4: Order of Operations

 

Module 3: Patterns and Relations 

Section 1: Tables and charts

Section 2: Algebraic and Word Expressions

Section 3: Preservation of Equality

Section 4: Expressions and Equations

Section 5: Evaluation of Expressions

Section 6: Solving Equations

 

Module 4: Shapes and Space

Section 1: Circumference and Area

Section 2: Volume

Section 3: Points in a Plane

 

Module 5: Statistics and Probability

Section 1: Statistics

Section 2: Probability

 

Textbook Deposit: 
$0.00

English 11 Paper

Course Info
Course Title: 
English 11 Paper
Grade Level: 
11
Course Format: 
Paper
Teacher(s): 
A Mummery
Course Description
Description: 

This course is a revised version of English 11, version 05.  Students at FVDES are required to complete modules 1, 3 and 4 of this course.  Each of the 3 modules is built up of a combination of lessons, section assignments, and a module test.

 

Pre-requisites: 
Is is recommended that students complete: English 10
No. Exams: 
3
Proctored Exams: 
Yes
Resources: 

Module1 Resources:

Module 1 Source File

Poetry Alive: Reflections (Addison-Wesley)

Media CD

Workbook: Writing on the Run             

Optional CD: Writing on the Run

 

Module3 Resources:

Lord of the Flies

Poetry Alive: Reflections

Media CD

Workbook: Writing on the Run             

Optional CD: Writing on the Run

 

Module4 Resources:

Macbeth (Folger edition)

Macbeth DVD, BBC version

Media CD

Workbook: Writing on the Run        

Optional CD: Writing on the Run

 

No. Modules: 
3
Course Modules: 

Module1: 
Facts and Fiction

Section1:     Informational Text:  Active Reading; Critical Reading; Applying Critical Reading Skills; Group Process

Section2:    Research Reports:  Research Report; Finding a Focus; Sources of Information; Evaluating Sources; Taking Research Notes; The First Draft; The Final Draft

Section3:    Elements of Fiction:  The Basics; Setting, Character, and Point of View; Theme and Conflict; Style; Creative Writing

Section4:    Responding to Literature:  Response to Literature; Formal Speech; Practice Makes Perfect

 

Module 1 Test covers the work of Module 1.

 

Module3: Poetry and Prose:  Lord of the Flies

Section1:    Playing with Words:  Personal Responses to Poetry; Imagery and Symbolism; Figurative Language; Sound

Section2:    Rules of the Game:  Discussing Form Free and Formal Verse; Sonnets; Interpreting Poetry; Writing an Interpretive
Composition

Section3:    A Darker Side of Childhood – Parts One and Two:  Another Time and Place; A New Beginning; New Life, Old Life; Character Sketch; Interpreting Narrative

Section4:    Lord of the Flies – Parts Three and Four:  The Beast Within; The Final Collapse; Interpretive Composition; Test Preparation

 

Module 3 Test covers the work of Module 3.

 

Module4:  The Tragedy of Macbeth

Section1:    Shakespeare’s Macbeth:  Introduction
to Shakespeare; Elements of Shakespearean Tragedy; Elizabethan English; Irony and Soliloquy

Section2:    Macbeth’s Demise:  Comic Relief and Poetic Devices; Climax and Hubris; Poetic Justice

Section3:    Interpreting a Shakespearean Tragedy:  Interpreting Nonverbal Cues; Sound and Image; The Eye of the Camera

 

Module 4 Test covers the work of Module 4.

 

Textbook Deposit: 
$150.00

Foods & Nutrition 11 Online

Course Info
Course Title: 
Foods & Nutrition 11 Online
Grade Level: 
11
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
P Aquino
Course Description
Description: 

 

This course is designed to further develop your cooking skills, through the preparation of a variety of food products with an emphasis on nutrition, meal planning, and food service.  You will be looking at the “why” of culinary skills, as well as the “how”.  The principles of cooking will be reviewed, including safety and sanitation, preparation techniques and terminology.  Social and cultural aspects of food will also be considered.

The course consists of five (5) modules which will be entirely completed online with no paper-based materials.  Cooking experiences will be completed in your home and evidence of the process and the product must be submitted.

 

On average, this course will require between 100 and 120 hours of study to complete.

 

No. Exams: 
0
Proctored Exams: 
No
No. Modules: 
5
Course Modules: 

Module 1: Food Preparation Foundations

Section 1 – Safety and Sanitation

Section 2 – Kitchen Basics

Section 3 – Ingredients in Recipes

Module 2: Nutrition and Healthy Eating

Section 1 – Nutrition

Section 2 – Food Additives and Enrichments

Section 3 – Personal Planning

Module 3: Food Preparation Techniques

Section 1 – Flour Mixtures (#1)

Section 2 – Flour Mixtures (#2)

Section 3 – Vegetables, Fruits and Salads

Section 4 – Eggs, Milk and Cheese

Section 5 – Meats and Alternatives

Section 6 – Grains

Module 4: Social, Economic, and Cultural Influences on Food

Section 1 – Food Marketing

Section 2 – Environmental Issues and Food

Section 3 – Social and Cultural Aspects of Food

Module 5: Careers

Section 1 – Exploring Food-Related Careers

 

 

Textbook Deposit: 
$0.00

French 10 Online

Course Info
Course Title: 
French 10 Online
Grade Level: 
10
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
S Cordeiro
Course Description
Description: 

French 10 is a course designed to help students become confident with the French language. The course is designed to develop the skills required to effectively communicate in real-life scenarios. Using spiral curriculum, concepts from earlier French years will be repeated to develop a thorough understanding of the language. Rosetta Stone is relied on to provide oral language training and is available to the student for the duration of their time in the course. There are also written assignments/projects, and a final online exam that accompany this course.


It is recommended that students have a strong commitment to the process of learning a second language.

 

FVDES utilizes Rosetta Stone to promote language learning in an online environment. Rosetta Stone uses the Dynamic Immersion approach to learning a language. Dynamic Immersion means you can discover a new language naturally, in a native socialization atmosphere all paired with speech activation software.


As a FVDES language student you will have access to Rosetta Stone for the duration of your course time (to a maximum of one year).

Pre-requisites: 
French 9 or approval by Teacher
No. Exams: 
1
Proctored Exams: 
No
Resources: 

Rosetta Stone Package

Access to Rosetta Stone

(sent via email)


Required:  Logitech Headset with Microphone (can be purchased from FVDES for $40)


No. Modules: 
5
Course Modules: 

Module 1: Introduction to French 10 Online

 

Module 2: Language Basics

Rosetta Stone Participation

Rosetta Stone Package

Reading Assignment

 

Module 3: Greetings and Introductions

Rosetta Stone Participation

Rosetta Stone Package

Project

 

Module 4: Work and School 

Rosetta Stone Participation

Rosetta Stone Package

Reading Assignment

 

Module 5: Places and Events

Rosetta Stone Participation

Rosetta Stone Package

Reading Assignment

 

French 10 Final Exam

Based on the entire course

Textbook Deposit: 
$0.00

Communications 11 Online

Course Info
Course Title: 
Communications 11 Online
Grade Level: 
11
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
S Cordeiro
Course Description
Description: 

In this course you will learn a variety of techniques and skills to help you become a much more effective communicator. Reading and writing skills are important and are a large focus of the content in this course. However, some focus will be on presenting information by a means of visual design. You will explore reading, writing, parts of speech, non fiction, essays, short stories, punctuation, friendly letters, applications, memos, media, poetry, visual design, and interview and speech skills.

Pre-requisites: 
English 10
No. Exams: 
4
Proctored Exams: 
Yes

French 11 Online

Course Info
Course Title: 
French 11 Online
Grade Level: 
11
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
K Doolan
Course Description
Description: 

French 11 is a course designed to help students become confident with the French language and develop skills required to effectively communicate in numerous different ways within real-life scenarios. Rosetta Stone is relied on to provide oral language training and is available to the student for the duration of their time in the course. There are also written assignments, projects and tests that accompany this course.
It is recommended that students complete:
• French 10 or equivalent
• Or permission from teacher

Rosetta Stone:
FVDES utilizes Rosetta Stone to promote language learning in an online environment. Rosetta Stone uses the Dynamic Immersion approach to learning a language. Dynamic Immersion means you can discover a new language naturally, in a native socialization atmosphere all paired with speech activation software.
As a FVDES language student you will have access to Rosetta Stone for the duration of your course time (to a maximum of one year).

 

No. Exams: 
5
Proctored Exams: 
Yes
Resources: 

French English Dictionary (Merriam-Webster)

Rosetta Stone Package

Access to Rosetta Stone (sent via email)

Required:  Logitech Headset with Microphone (can be purchased from FVDES for $40)


No. Modules: 
5
Course Modules: 

Module1: Home and Health

Module 1 Rosetta Stone Participation

Module 1 Rosetta Stone Package

Module 1 Test

Module 1 Project (French Family Culture)

 

Module2: Life and World

Module 2 Rosetta Stone Participation

Module 2 Rosetta Stone Package

Module 2 Test

Module 2 Project (French Contributions)

 

Module3: Everyday Things 

Module 3 Rosetta Stone Participation

Module 3 Rosetta Stone Package

Module 3 Test

Module 3 Project (French Art)

 

Module4: Places and Events

Module 4 Rosetta Stone Participation

Module 4 Rosetta Stone Package

Module 4 Test

Module 4 Project (French Countries)

 

Module 5

Final Exam (based on the entire course)

 

Textbook Deposit: 
$0.00

Sustainable Resources 12 (Mining) Online

Course Info
Course Title: 
Sustainable Resources 12 (Mining) Online
Grade Level: 
12
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
P Conrad
Course Description
Description: 

Mining is the 3rd largest industry in British Columbia, after manufacturing and construction, and employs 14,000 people directly. The complex geology of British Columbia has provided the province with a rich and varied mineral endowment, from hard-rock minerals, such as gold, copper, zinc, silver and lead, to fossil fuel resources such as coal, natural gas and oil. British Columbia is recognized as a World leader for its' expertise in this field.  Sustainable Resources 12: Mining is a new interactive, online course from the British Columbia Curriculum. It is designed to enhance your knowledge and expertise in this field.  

 

Pre-requisites: 
Science 10, Earth Science 11 and SR 11 would be beneficial
No. Exams: 
5
Proctored Exams: 
Yes
Resources: 

No Textbooks are required for this course. 

Internet: student will require access to all the online resources included in the course as well as
for research purposes

Computer with Firefox (internet browser) and Firstclass (FVDES email)

No. Modules: 
5
Course Modules: 

Module 1:  Hydrocarbon and Mineral Resources in British Columbia

Section 1 – Importance of Mining in B.C. and Canada
Section 2 – Impact of Hydrocarbon and Mineral Extraction on Global Development and International Issues
Section 3 – Geological Survey of Canada
Section 4 - Resource Exploration and Development of Canada and B.C.
Section 5 - Canada's Resources in the World Markets
Section 6 - Careers in Mining

Module 2:  Geology and Exploration

Section 1 – Exploration Techniques: Hydrocarbon
Section 2 – Identification and Assessment: Hydrocarbon and Coal
Section 3 – Managing Oil and Gas Rights
Section 4 – Exploration Techniques: Coal and Mineral
Section 5 – Identification and Assessment: Mineral
Section 6 – Claims and Mineral Rights: Coal, Mineral (and Placer)
Section 7 - Regulation of Environmental Impact of Exploration, Extraction and Processing
Section 8 - Economic Costs for Development: Hydrocarbon Oil and Gas
Section 9 - Economic Costs for Development: Coal and Mineral

Module 3:  Extraction and Processing

Section 1 – Planning and Designing: Hydrocarbon (Oil and Gas)
Section 2 – Extraction (Oil and Gas)
Section 3 – Planning and Designing: Coal and Mineral
Section 4 - Surface Mining Extraction: Coal and Mineral
Section 5 - Subsurface Extraction: Hydrocarbon, Coal and Mineral
Section 6 - Processing

Module 4:  Sustainability and Environmental Issues

Section 1 – Environmental Assessments
Section 2 – Site Reclamation
Section 3 – Future Resource Development

Module 5:  Mining Opportunities and Challenges

Section 1 – New Extraction and Processing Methods
Section 2 – Environmental Issues
Section 3 – Future Mining Extraction

 

Textbook Deposit: 
$0.00

Foods & Nutrition 12 Online

Course Info
Course Title: 
Foods & Nutrition 12 Online
Grade Level: 
12
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
D Frost
Course Description
Description: 

In this course you will be further developing your food preparation skills and learning new techniques. This course will introduce you to more exotic ingredients, cultural foods and formal table etiquette.  You will also be looking at world food issues such as biotechnology and food, world hunger and learning more about why we eat the foods we do and how the nutrients (or lack of) affect the way we live and how our bodies function.  The course consists of five (5) modules that will be entirely completed online with no paper-based materials. Cooking experiences will be completed in your home and evidence of the process and the product must be submitted.  On average, this course will require between 100 and 120 hours of study to complete.

 

Proctored Exams: 
No
Course Modules: 

Module 1:

Section 1 - Safety and Sanitation

Section 2 - Recipe Analysis

Section 3 - Ingredients and Recipes

Section 4 - Bakeware

Module 2:

Section 1 - Nutrition

Section 2 - Food Energy

Section 3 - Healthy Eating

Section 4 - Contemporary Food Production

Module 3:

Section 1 - Quick Breads

Section 2 - Pastries

Section 3 - Vegetables and Some Legumes

Section 4 - Eggs and Cheese

Section 5 - Protein from Land and Sea

Section 6 - Meal Planning and Pasta

Module 4:

Section 1 - Food Choices

Section 2 - Biotechnology

Section 3 - Etiquette

Module 5:

Section 1 - Careers

 

Textbook Deposit: 
$0.00

DL Secondary School Apprenticeship 12A

Course Info
Course Title: 
DL Secondary School Apprenticeship 12A
Grade Level: 
12
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
P Conrad
Course Description
Description: 

A student in this program will receive a total of 18 credits. Students first must complete a 2 credit Introduction to Secondary School Apprenticeship Course. They will then receive course credit for every 120 hours worked in the trade up to 480 hours or a total of 16 credits. The course credits are Secondary School Apprenticeship (SSA) 11A, 11B, 12A, 12B. The student will receive a percent and letter grade based on the employer and advisor evaluation.

Pre-requisites: 
none
No. Exams: 
0
Proctored Exams: 
No
No. Modules: 
0

DL Secondary School Apprenticeship 12B

Course Info
Course Title: 
DL Secondary School Apprenticeship 12B
Grade Level: 
12
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
P Conrad
Course Description
Description: 

A student in this program will receive a total of 18 credits. Students first must complete a 2 credit Introduction to Secondary School Apprenticeship Course. They will then receive course credit for every 120 hours worked in the trade up to 480 hours or a total of 16 credits. The course credits are Secondary School Apprenticeship (SSA) 11A, 11B, 12A, 12B. The student will receive a percent and letter grade based on the employer and advisor evaluation.

Pre-requisites: 
none
No. Exams: 
0
Proctored Exams: 
No
No. Modules: 
0
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