Secondary

DL Work Experience 12A

Course Info
Course Title: 
DL Work Experience 12A
Grade Level: 
12
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
P Conrad
Course Description
Description: 

The primary goal of work experience is to help students prepare for the transition from secondary school to the world of work. Through work experience, students have the opportunity to observe and practice generic employability skills required in the workplace and/or the technical and applied skills relating to specific occupations or industries.

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

BA Connect Ed 11

Course Info
Course Title: 
BA Connect Ed 11
Grade Level: 
11
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
D Chapman
Course Description
Description: 

This is a Board Authority Authorized (BAA) 2 credit course developed to teach students how to be
successful online learners.  This orientation course for online students covers the principal components of the FVDES learning platform. Students will learn how to access their course websites,
communicate electronically with their teacher, upload and download assignments, and interact in our synchronous online classroom. This course is a prerequisite for all students taking online courses through FVDES.

 

When completed, the course will appear on Transcripts from the Ministry of Education as BA COMMUNICATIONS, CMNCTN TECHNLGS 11A.

Pre-requisites: 
none
No. Exams: 
0
Proctored Exams: 
No
No. Modules: 
5
Course Modules: 

This course is divided into 5 modules.

Module 1: Getting Started
Module 2: First Class
Module 3: Online Literacy
Module 4: Internet Safety
Module 5: Online Learning Skills

This course has no textbook.  Your lessons and your assignments are online

Textbook Deposit: 
$0.00

DL Secondary School Apprenticeship 11A

Course Info
Course Title: 
DL Secondary School Apprenticeship 11A
Grade Level: 
11
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
P Conrad
Teacher(s): 
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 11B

Course Info
Course Title: 
DL Secondary School Apprenticeship 11B
Grade Level: 
11
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
P Conrad
Teacher(s): 
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

Planning 10 Paper

Course Info
Course Title: 
Planning 10 Paper
Grade Level: 
10
Course Format: 
Paper
Teacher(s): 
S Halischuk
Course Description
Description: 

Planning 10: Writing Your Own Ticket is designed to help students make educated decisions, develop their skills in goal setting, planning, assessing information, and explore career and educational opportunities. It covers all the learning outcomes listed in the Province of British Columbia, Ministry of Education Integrated Resource Package for Planning 10.

 

The course consists of five modules and two core resources. Module descriptions are listed below. The core resources focus on the processes of decision making and finding information, and are only available on CD-ROM. Students must complete Module 1 prior to starting any of the remaining modules.

 

No. Exams: 
0
Proctored Exams: 
No
Resources: 

Horizons 2000+: Career Studies 

Home Facilitator’s Guide

Credit and Credit Cards DVD

Teen Files: The Truth About Body Image DVD 

The Game of Life CD (Windows version only) 

Media CD (Core Resources and Modules 1–5) 

 

In order to access the multimedia objects in the course, students must have Adobe Flash player version 7 or higher installed on their computer. Go to http://www.adobe.com then look under the menu: Downloads/Get Flash Player.

 

No. Modules: 
5
Course Modules: 

Module 1: Preparing for Takeoff

Section 1: Understanding the Graduation Program

Section 2: Graduation Transitions

 

Module 2: Future Destinations

Section 1: Building Career Self-Awareness

Section 2: Setting Personal Goals

 

Module 3: Ground Work

Section 1: Exploring Support Networks

Section 2: Exploring the Labour Market

Section 3: Preparing for an Employment Search

Section 4: Keeping That Job

Section 5: Module Assessment: Transitions

 

Module 4: Money, Money, Money

Section 1: My Money Awareness

Section 2: Increasing Financial Literacy

Section 3: Taking Care of Money

Section 4: Developing a Personal Financial Plan

Section 5: Module Assessment: My Financial Plan

 

Module 5: Alive and Well

Section 1: Your Well-being

Section 2: Sex, Drugs, and Decisions

Section 3: Healthy Relationships

Section 4: So You Want to Drive

Section 5: Module Assessment: Healthy Lifestyle Decisions

 

There are no tests for this course.

 

The DVDs are incorporated into the course as part of the core activities.

 

Textbook Deposit: 
$100.00

Studio Arts 11: Drawing & Painting Paper

Course Info
Course Title: 
Studio Arts 11: Drawing & Painting Paper
Grade Level: 
11
Course Format: 
Paper
Teacher(s): 
D Boucher
Course Description
Description: 

Studio Arts 11 is designed for students who might have an interest in entering the commercial art field. There is an emphasis on lettering, poster design, and figure drawing.


Pre-requisites: 
It is recommended that students complete: Grade 10
No. Exams: 
0
Proctored Exams: 
No
Resources: 

No textbook is required for this course.

 

Supplies provided by students:

  • calligraphy pens with different nibs or fine-tipped and chisel-point felt pens or speedball pen with nibs
  • HB, 2B, 6B, 2H lead pencils
  • art eraser
  • #4 and #10 brush
  • tracing paper (21.5 x 28 cm)
  • light cardboard or plain white paper (21.5 x 28 cm
No. Modules: 
4
Course Modules: 

Module 1:

Section 1: Poster design, using poster paints

Section 2: Effect of colour in poster design

Section 3: Collecting reference material for your portfolio

Section 4: Planning the layout

Section 5: General rules of design

 

Module 2:

Section 1: Layout

Section 2: Design with slogan

Section 3: Colour

Section 4: Colour

Section 5: Techniques in advertising illustration

 

Module 3:

Section 1: Lettering

Section 2: Lower case Gothic letters

Section 3: The round-tip lettering pen

Section 4: The roman alphabets

Section 5: The classical built-up roman letters

 

Module 4:

Section 1: Figure drawing

Section 2: Figure drawing

Section 3: Development of figure drawing towards illustrative use

Section 4: The human figure in advertising design

Section 5: Drawings of the human head

 

 

Textbook Deposit: 
$0.00

Science 10 Paper

Course Info
Course Title: 
Science 10 Paper
Grade Level: 
10
Course Format: 
Paper
Teacher(s): 
P Conrad
Course Description
Description: 

Science 10 online is based on the new Sc10 curriculum. Module 1 explores the natural phenomena and human factors within ecosystems. Module 2 extends students knowledge of chemistry to Bohr models, chemical reactions and radioactivity. Module 3 introduces motion, velocity and acceleration to the students. Module 4 covers the processes associated with energy transfer with the Earth's geosphere and atmosphere and plate tectonics.

 

Pre-requisites: 
Science 9
No. Exams: 
4
Proctored Exams: 
Yes
Resources: 

FVDES Module packages

No. Modules: 
4
Course Modules: 

Module 1 explores the natural phenomena and human factors within ecosystems.

Module 2 extends students’ knowledge of chemistry to Bohr models, chemical reactions
and radioactivity.

Module 3 introduces motion, velocity and acceleration to the
students.

Module 4 covers the processes associated with energy transfer with the Earth’s
geosphere and atmosphere and plate tectonics.

Textbook Deposit: 
$50.00

Science & Technology 11 Paper

Course Info
Course Title: 
Science & Technology 11 Paper
Grade Level: 
11
Course Format: 
Paper
Teacher(s): 
D Miller
Course Description
Description: 

Have you ever wondered how scientists can solve a murder by analyzing clues at a crime scene?  How a 400,000-kilogram airplane can fly through the air?  Or, how devices such as the cell phone and the computer have transformed the way we communicate?  If you answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions, this course will answer these questions and many more.  In this course students will develop an understanding of the connection between science and technology and how they impact society and the environment.  The thought-provoking topics and engaging multimedia will capture students’ imaginations, hold their attention, and arouse an interest in the study of science and technology.

There are no tests in this course.  Students are graded on send-in assignments


Pre-requisites: 
It is recommended that students complete: Grade 10
No. Exams: 
0
Proctored Exams: 
No
Resources: 

Natural Resources and the environment CD 

Transportation CD 

Forensics CD


No. Modules: 
4
Course Modules: 

Module 1: Natural Resources &
The Environment

In this module students will learn about some of the technologies available to extract process, and use natural resources in British Columbia.  The need for effective management of resources and the issues related to their impact on the environment is also discussed.  The effects of mountain pine beetles on the BC forests will also be examined.

Section 1: Major Resources of BC

Section 2: Resource Extraction

Section 3: The Impact of Society on Resource Management

Section 4: The impact of Technologies on the Environment

 

Module 2: Personal Technologies

We live in a world full of gadgets – computers, cell phones, and mp3 players to name but a few.  In this module students will learn more about technologies like these.  How do they work?  What technologies came before them and paved the way?  What impact do these technologies have on the way we interact with each other and conduct business?  These and many other questions will be discussed in this module.

Section 1: An Introduction to Personal Technologies

Section 2: The Evolution of Personal Technologies

Section 3: Personal Technologies within Systems

No resource is required for this module.

 

Module 3: Transportation

It wasn’t that long ago that people traveled from place to place by foot, horse, kayak, and other means.  In this module students will learn about the evolution of transportation in modern times and how transportation has impacted society.  How select transportation technologies work will also be covered.

Section 1: An Introduction to Transportation

Section 2: A Closer Look at the Automobile

Section 3: Transportation Systems 

 

Module 4: Forensics

Are you a fan of crime scene investigation shows?  If you are, then don’t believe everything you see!  In this module you will learn what really happens when investigators scour a crime scene for evidence, then hand it to scientists who analyze the data in the lab.

Section 1: An Introduction to Forensics

Section 2: At the Lab

Section 3: Establishing Identities 

 

Textbook Deposit: 
$50.00

Social Studies 10

Course Info
Course Title: 
Social Studies 10 Paper
Grade Level: 
10
Course Format: 
Paper
Teacher(s): 
V Willis
Course Description
Description: 

Social Studies 10 focuses on the growth of Canada from colony to nationhood, with an emphasis on the years 1815 to 1914. Various themes are revisited throughout the course including immigration and the face of Canada’s cultural mosaic, the use of art as a reflection of history, the changing nature of democracy and the role of the First Nations in Canada’s development.  Themes from the past are linked to current issues and events whenever possible.

 

Social Studies 10 is divided into four modules and makes extensive use of the interactive multimedia CD, Prospects.  Occasionally, an atlas is required for this course.  Any atlas will do.

 

Pre-requisites: 
It is recommended that students complete: Grade 9 or equivalent with a good foundation in mathematics
No. Exams: 
4
Proctored Exams: 
Yes
Resources: 

Horizons: Canada Moves West (Prentice Hall)

Prospects CD 

The Canadian Oxford School Atlas

 

In order to access the multimedia objects in the course, students must have Adobe Flash player version 7 or higher installed on their computer. Go to http://www.adobe.com then look under the menu: Downloads/Get Flash Player.

 

No. Modules: 
4
Course Modules: 

Module 1: Canada: The Place, the People

Section 1: Regions of Canada

Section 2: A Sense of History

Section 3: Cultural Diversity

Section 4: Flight or Fight: The Great Migration

 

Module 1 Test covers the work of Module 1.

 

Module 2: A Nation Emerges

Section 1: Settling the East

Section 2: Representative vs. Responsible Government

Section 3: Rebellion!

Section 4: Reaching for Confederation

Section 5: The New Dominion

 

Module 2 Test covers the work of Module 2.

 

Module 3: The Not So Wild West

Section 1: What was Happening in the West?

Section 2: The National Dream

Section 3: Resistance or Rebellion

Section 4: Build Your Nest in the West

 

Module 3 Test covers the work of Module 3.

 

Module 4: Closer to Home—A Look at British Columbia

Section 1: From Territory to Province

Section 2: The Changing Face of British Columbia

Section 3: Re$ource Rich BC!

Module 4 Test covers the work of Module 4.

 

Textbook Deposit: 
$100.00

Social Studies 11 Paper

Course Info
Course Title: 
Social Studies 11 Paper
Grade Level: 
11
Course Format: 
Paper
Teacher(s): 
G Taylor
Course Description
Description: 

(Graduation Exam Required for Students in 2004 Graduation Program—exam worth 20% of final grade)  This course addresses the new Social Studies 11 IRP (published in September 2005) and prepares students for the new provincial exam.  Module 1 explores the structure of Canadian government, the political spectrum, and electoral systems. Modules 2 and 3 focus on Canada’s role in 20th century history, including the two World Wars, United Nations’ peacekeeping efforts, and international affairs. Module 4 addresses population, standards of living, environmental challenges, and Canada’s response to global issues such as global warming and ozone layer depletion.  The course also includes an exam preparation package, with sample essay questions and study tips.

 

Pre-requisites: 
It is recommended that students complete: Social Studies 10
No. Exams: 
4
Proctored Exams: 
Yes
Resources: 

Counterpoints: Exploring Canadian Issues 

Our Century CD 

Social Studies 11 Exam Preparation Package

 

No. Modules: 
4
Course Modules: 

Module 1: Politics and Government

Section 1: Political Ideologies; Political Parties

Section 2: The Branches of Government; Choosing the Government; The Electoral System; Minority vs. Majority Governments

Section 3: The Passage of Legislation; You Can Make a Difference!

Section 4: The Constitution of Canada; The Charter of Rights and Freedoms; Rights in Conflict with Others; The Impact of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms

 

Module 1 Test covers the work of Module 1.

 

Module 2: History 1914–1945

Section 1: Canada Goes to War; Life on the Battlefront; Canada’s Military Contribution to World War I; Life on the Home Front; The Conscription Crisis; The End of World War I

Section 2: Post War Adjustments; Canada’s Growing Independence; The Roaring Twenties; Economic Growth and Crash

Section 3: The Depression Begins; Responding to the Depression; Political Change in Canada During the Depression; Political Change Abroad

Section 4: War Begins; Canada’s Role in World War II; The Tide Turns; The War at Home; The End of World War II; The Holocaust

 

Module 2 Test covers the work of Module 2.

 

Module 3: History 1945–2000

Section 1: The Beginning of the Cold War; The United Nations; Peacekeeping in the United Nations: Canada’s Role; Defending North America: Choices for Canada; Canada’s Involvement in Wars of the Cold War Era; The End of the Cold War: The New World Order

Section 2: Canada: A Changing Society; Is There a Canadian Culture?; The Changing Role of Women in Post- War Canada

Section 3: Regionalism in Canada; Quebec: From Nationalism to Separatism; Quebec: The Politics of Separation; Aboriginal Issues in the Post-War Era

 

Module 3 Test covers the work of Module 3.

 

Module 4: Human Geography

Section 1: Population Statistics; Population Trends: Growth and Stabilization; Responding to Population Challenges

Section 2: Standard of Living; Poverty; Women and Children: What Are We Doing to Help Them?; Responding to Poverty

Section 3: Global Warming; Ozone Depletion; Responding to Global Warming and Ozone Depletion; Water: The Most Valuable Resource

 

Module 4 Test covers the work of Module 4.

 

Textbook Deposit: 
$100.00
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