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Visual Arts 10: General Paper

Course Info
Course Title: 
Visual Arts 10: General Paper
Grade Level: 
10
Course Format: 
Paper
Teacher(s): 
D Boucher
Course Description
Description: 

This course offers students a firm foundation in drawing and design basics and introduces them to art appreciation, crafts, painting and photography. 

 

Students complete 4 of 6 modules. The default modules are modules 1, 5, 6, 8 - students may choose module 2 or 3 in replacement.  All students will take Module 1 (Drawing) and Module 6 (Theme and Image), unless previously completed at the grade 8 or 9 level.   

 

DVD programs accompany the Design Module, the Painting Module, and the Printmaking Module.  A videotape is optional for the Drawing Module.

 

There are no tests for this course.

 

No. Exams: 
0
Proctored Exams: 
No
Resources: 

Read Me First

Resources for each module are listed below.

Art supplies are provided, but students may supplement these in order to complete the final projects they have chosen.

Supplies provided by students:

A camera and film is necessary for the Photography Module.

 

No. Modules: 
4
Course Modules: 

Module 1: Drawing

Section 1: Making a start

Section 2: Movement

Section 3: Contour drawing

Section 4: Finishing touches

 

The resources for this module are:

Drawing Supply Kit                      

CD for Modes 1, 7 & 8 

  or optional Audio Tape for Mods 1, 7 & 8 

Video (optional)

 

Module 5: Photography

Section 1: About cameras

Section 2: All about lighting

Section 3: How to improve your photographs

Section 4: Fun with your camera

 

The resource for this module is:

Photography Supply Kit            

 

Module 6: Theme and Image

Students utilize skills learned throughout the course to explore these four themes, completing four projects from a wide variety of suggestions.

Section 1: Simplification

Section 2: Elaboration

Section 3: Selection

Section 4: Juxtaposition

 

The resource for this module is:

Theme and Image Supply Kit 

 

Module 8: How to Look at Art

This module is considerably more academic than the others in this course. Only students who do reasonably well in English and Social Studies should take this module.

Section 1: Voice of fire: good buy or bad?

Section 2: Looking at landscape

Section 3: Anti-war cries

Section 4: The Abstract Expressionists

 

The resources for this module are:

How to Look at Art Supply Kit

CD for Modes 1, 7 & 8 

  or optional Audio Tape for Mods 1, 7 & 8 

 

OPTIONAL MODULES:

 

Module 2: Design

Section 1: The filling of given spaces

Section 2: Graphic design

Section 3: Using what we know

Section 4: Design in architecture

 

The resources for this module are:

Design Supply Kit                      

DVD: Module 2 

 

Module 3: Painting with Acrylics

Section 1: Getting started

Section 2: Colour, composition, and unity

Section 3: Through thick and thin

Section 4: Variations on a theme

 

The resources for this module are:

Painting Supply Kit                    

DVD: Modules 3&4 

 or optional Video: Modules 3&4 

 

Module 4:  Printmaking

Section 1: Planographic printing

Section 2: Relief printing methods

Section 3: Intaglio methods

Section 4: Stencil printing

 

The resources for this module are:

Printmaking Supply Kit              

DVD: Modules 3&4

or optional Video: Modules 3&4    

 

 

Textbook Deposit: 
$50.00

Management Innovation 12 Paper

Course Info
Course Title: 
Management Innovation 12 Paper
Grade Level: 
12
Course Format: 
Paper
Teacher(s): 
C Reilly
Course Description
Description: 

This course introduces the organization and management skills necessary to work effectively in a business environment. The course includes management styles and issues for a global economy as well as problem solving and decision-making skills. The management of business resources is also emphasized.

 

Work completed in the Project Section takes the place of module tests in this course.

 

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

 

Business in the Canadian Environment 

(Peter Fuhrman) (7th Edition) (Prentice-Hall)

 

 

 

No. Modules: 
4
Course Modules: 

Module 1: Business Organization

Section 1: Business Structure

Section 2: Influences on business decisions

Section 3: Business planning and control

Section 4: Current issues in business management

Module 1 Project

 

Module 2: Human Resource Management

Section 1: Management styles

Section 2: Management skills

Section 3: Conflict resolution

Section 4: Time and stress management

Module 2 Project

 

Module 3: Communication

Section 1: Verbal/non-verbal communication

Section 2: Business etiquette and protocol

Section 3: Business composition skills

Section 4: Business meetings

Module 3 Project

 

Module 4: Entrepreneurship Careers

Section 1: Entrepreneurship business

Section 2: Creating a marketing plan

Section 3: Choosing a career

Section 4: The job search

Module 4 Project

 

Textbook Deposit: 
$100.00

PE 10

Course Info
Course Title: 
PE 10 Paper
Grade Level: 
10
Course Format: 
Paper
Teacher(s): 
D Chand
Course Description
Description: 

Throughout this course you will learn basic fitness skills and assessment strategies. You will also learn how to be an active and healthy person. Through this knowledge you will begin to understand that physical activity is critical to leading a long and healthy life. The phrase "fitness for life" will take on new meaning and hopefully you will use this knowledge to be active throughout your life.

This is an activity-based course.
You will be required to take part in fitness and activity-based pursuits and record them in a log. Assignments are submitted every 2 weeks.

 

No. Exams: 
0
Proctored Exams: 
No
No. Modules: 
4
Course Modules: 

Module1

Section 1: Fitness and Society
Section 2: Goal Setting and Psychological Aspects of Fitness
Section 3: Nutrition
Section 4: Health and Wellness

Module 2

Section 1: Cardiovascular Fitness
Section 2: Muscular Endurance, Muscular Strength, Flexibility, and Body Composition. 
Section 3: Muscular Power, Agility, Balance, and Coordination.

Module 3

Section 1: Anatomy - Human Skeleton 
Section 2: Anatomy - Human Muscular System 
Section 3: Common Sport Related Injuries 
Section 4: Common Sport Related Injuries

Module 4

Section 1: Track and Field 
Section 2: Tennis
Section 3: Volleyball
Section 4: Football (Soccer)

 

Textbook Deposit: 
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PE 11

Course Info
Course Title: 
PE 11 Paper
Grade Level: 
11
Course Format: 
Paper
Teacher(s): 
K Heise
Course Description
Description: 

Through participation in this course, students will develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to incorporate physical activity into regular daily routines and leisure pursuits. Students will develop responsible personal and social behaviour, enabling them to live an active, healthy lifestyle. Students are also required to complete 96 hours of documented physical activity in addition to written assignments.

 

No. Exams: 
0
Proctored Exams: 
No
Resources: 

Physical Education 11 Course Package

No. Modules: 
4
Course Modules: 

Module 1

Section 1 - Getting Started and Achieving Lifetime Physical Fitness

Section 2 - Stretching and Hydration

Section 3 - Fitness Motivation

Section 4 - Heart Rates

Module 2

Section 1 - Goal Setting an Building a Program

Section 2 - Aerobic and Anaerobic Energy and Systems and Weight Loss

Section 3 - Muscular Endurance and Strength Training

Section 4 - Nutritional Consumption

Module 3

Section 1 - Anatomy – Joints, Ligaments and Tendons

Section 2 - Human Movement

Section 3 - Full Body Exercises

Section 4 - Creating Your Own Weekly Exercise Routine

Module 4

Section 1 - Research Assignment – Fitness and Sport Medicine

Section 2 - New Activity Fitness Log

Section 3 - Research Assignment – Outdoor Recreation/Strength Training

Section 4 - New Activity Fitness Log

 

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PE 12

Course Info
Course Title: 
PE 12 Paper
Grade Level: 
12
Course Format: 
Paper
Teacher(s): 
K Heise
Course Description
Description: 

Through participation in this course, students will develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to incorporate physical activity into regular daily routines and leisure pursuits. Students will develop responsible personal and social behaviour, enabling them to live an active, healthy lifestyle. In addition to written assignments students must complete at least 96 hours of documented physical activity.

No. Exams: 
0
Proctored Exams: 
No
Resources: 

Pe12 Course Package

No. Modules: 
4
Course Modules: 

Module One:
Section 1: Lifetime Fitness and Participation Questionnaire
Section 2: Flexibility and Healthy Living
Section 3: Obesity
Section 4: Active Living
Module Two:
Section 1: Health Benefits of Exercise
Section 2: Balancing Anaerobic and Aerobic Exercise
Section 3: Monitoring Heart Rate
Section 4: Healthy Eating
Module Three:
Section 1: Exploring a New Sports Activity
Section 2: Sport Psychology: Leadership in Sport
Section 3: Community Programs
Section 4: Leaders/Sport Psychology Research Assignment
Module Four:
Section 1: Individual and Dual Activities
Section 2: Rhythmic Movements
Section 3: Games
Section 4: Sport Research

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History 12 Paper

Course Info
Course Title: 
History 12 Paper
Grade Level: 
12
Course Format: 
Paper
Teacher(s): 
M Savich
Course Description
Description: 

This revised course provides an introduction to the history of the twentieth 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: how to ensure historical information is accurate and relevant; how to develop historical empathy; and how to present clear, logical arguments based on a knowledge of the events.

 

The course consists of four modules with a consumable workbook and a test for each module. There is also a Provincial Exam Preparation package which includes exam writing tips, a glossary, and a simulated provincial exam for practice. This may be used as students work through the modules or after they have completed the course. A History 12 Website includes links relevant to the module topics. These are included as options.

 

Students should ignore any reference in the course material to a Provincial Exam, as the Ministry of Education removed this requirement in Sept 2011.

 

Pre-requisites: 
It is recommended that students complete Social Studies 11.
No. Exams: 
4
Proctored Exams: 
Yes
Resources: 

Global Forces of the Twentieth Century (Reidmore Books) 

Source File

The World This Century, Working with Evidence (Irwin)

A Map History of the Modern World (Irwin)

From Marx to McDonald’s DVD 

 

Use of a DVD player is required for this course.

 

No. Modules: 
4
Course Modules: 

Module 1: Failure of Normalcy: the World After WW1

Section 1: How We Discover Truth in History, Nationalism, and Imperialism

Section 2: The World in 1919

Section 3: Russia from Revolution to World War II

Section 4: The USA in the 1920s and the 1930s

 

Module 1 Test covers the work of Module 1.

 

Module 2: War in Mid-Century

Section 1: Germany, Italy and Japan in the 1920s and 1930s

Section 2: International Affairs in the 1920s and 1930s: Britain and France

Section 3: World War II

Section 4: The World In 1945: The Realignment of Power, New Technologies, Social Change

 

Module 2 Test covers the work of Module 2.

 

Module 3: Uneasy Peace: Proxy Wars

Section 1: Causes of the Cold War

Section 2: The Cold War: The Berlin Blockade to the Cuban Missile Crisis

Section 3: The Cold War: After the Cuban Missile Crisis to the Collapse of the Soviet Union

Section 4: Internationalism Since 1945

 

Module 3 Test covers the work of Module 3.

 

Module 4: The Winds of Change

Section 1: East Asia: India and China

Section 2: Vietnam and Afghanistan

Section 3: The Middle East: 1945 to 1991

Section 4: Economic and Social Change in the Post-War World

 

Module 4 Test covers the work of Module 4.

 

Textbook Deposit: 
$100.00

Law 12 Paper

Course Info
Course Title: 
Law 12 Paper
Grade Level: 
12
Course Format: 
Paper
Teacher(s): 
M Savich
Course Description
Description: 

Law 12 fosters skills and attitudes that enhance students’ abilities to address legal, social, and ethical issues, and reflect critically on the role of law in society. The study of law also promotes skills and abilities needed to clearly express ideas, argue effectively and logically, and accurately interpret the written word. This course is also designed to help students learn about their legal rights and responsibilities.

 

Pre-requisites: 
It is recommended that students complete: Social Studies 11
No. Exams: 
4
Proctored Exams: 
Yes
Resources: 

All About Law: Exploring the Canadian Legal System (5th Edition)

Law 12 Source File

 

No. Modules: 
4
Course Modules: 

Module 1: Fundamentals of Law

Section 1: Definition and Purposes; The Relationship between Laws and Morals; Important Legal Terms

Section 2: Legal Developments in the Western World; Sources of Canadian Law; Types of Law

Section 3: The Functions, Structure, and Jurisdiction of the Canadian Court System; Provincial vs. Federal Responsibilities; Trials and Courtroom Participants; Alternative to Court for Resolving Disputes

Section 4: The Evolution of the Constitution: Canada Grows Up; The Canadian Legislative Process; Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

 

Module 1 Test covers the work of Module 1.

 

Module 2: Criminal Law

Section 1: Definitions, Jurisdiction, and Purposes; Types ofCriminal Offences; Criminal Court System;Elements of a Crime; Parties to an Offence

Section 2: Introduction to the Criminal Code; ViolentCrimes; Actions with High Social Impact; PropertyCrimes; Crimes Related to Driving; CriminalOffences and Penalties; The Youth Justice System

Section 3: Powers of Arrest; Arrest Procedures; Legal Rights of Accused and Police; Search Laws; Release Procedures; Awaiting Trial

Section 4: Pre-Trial Procedures and Motions; Juries and Jury Selection; Presentation of Evidence; Defences; Reaching a Verdict

Section 5: Sentencing Procedures and Purposes; Types of Sentences; Victims’ Rights; Appeals; Corrections

 

Module 2 Test covers the work of Module 2.

 

Module 3: Civil Law

Section 1: Civil Law and the Civil Law Court System; Civil Law Trial Procedures; The Judgment and Civil Remedies; Alternatives to Courts in Civil Law Disputes

Section 2: The Nature and Purpose of Tort Law; Negligence; Special Types of Negligence; Intentional Torts

Section 3: Nature of a Contract and Employment Law; A Contract’s Fate; Employment Relationships; The Laws Affecting Employment

 

Module 3 Test covers the work of Module 3.

 

Module 4: Family Law

Section 1: Definition of a Family, Purposes of Family Law and Cultural and Economic Expectations; Requirements of a Valid Marriage; Formal Requirements of Marriage; Responsibilities and Rights of Spouses

Section 2: Annulment and Separation; Divorce; Property Division and Spousal Support; Other Marriage Law Issues

Section 3: Custody; Access and Support; Protecting Children; Adoption

 

Module 4 Test covers the work of Module 4.

 

Textbook Deposit: 
$100.00

English Literature 12

Course Info
Course Title: 
English Literature 12 Paper
Grade Level: 
12
Course Format: 
Paper
Teacher(s): 
A Mummery
Course Description
Description: 

This is a senior elective course which surveys the literature of the English language, from the Anglo-Saxon period to the Twentieth Century. This historical survey is especially important for students who intend to study English literature in post-secondary institutions.

 

Students should ignore any reference in the course material to a Provincial Exam, as the Ministry of Education removed this requirement in Sept 2011.

 

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

Adventures in English Literature (Harcourt) (Athena Edition)

She Stoops to Conquer (Signet Classic Edition) 

The Tempest (Shakespeare) 

Major Barbara (Shaw)

 

A dictionary is recommended for this course. Either The Canadian Senior Dictionary (Gage)  or The Canadian Oxford Dictionary (Oxford University Press) can be used. However, The Canadian Oxford Dictionary is preferable for senior students as it is recent (1998), complete, and appropriate for use in the student’s post-secondary studies. In its completeness, however, it includes words in common usage that some parents and students might find objectionable.

 

No. Modules: 
4
Course Modules: 

Module 1: The Middle Ages and The Renaissance/Elizabethan Age

Section 1: The Anglo-Saxon Period

Section 2: The Medieval Period

Section 3: Introduction to Elizabethan Literature

Section 4: The Tempest

Section 5: The Tempest (Second Reading) The Language of the Bible

 

Module 1 Test covers the work of Module 1.

 

Module 2: The Renaissance and The Enlightenment

Section 1: The Renaissance in the 17th Century: The Jacobean Age

Section 2: The Renaissance in the 17th Century: The Puritan Age

Section 3: Introduction to the Restoration and The Enlightenment

Section 4: The Enlightenment (continued)

Section 5: Oliver Goldsmith’s She Stoops to Conquer

Section 6: The Enlightenment (concluded)

 

Module 2 Test covers the work of Module 2.

 

Module 3: The Romantic Age

Section 1: Wordsworth

Section 2: Coleridge, Austen, and Lord Byron

Section 3: Shelley and Keats

 

Module 3 Test covers the work of Module 3.

 

Module 4: The Victorian Age and The 20th Century

Section 1: Introduction and Tennyson

Section 2: The Brownings, Brontë, Arnold, and Hardy

Section 3: Shaw’s Major Barbara

Section 4: The Early 20th Century

Section 5: The Late 20th Century

Section 6: Review of English Literature 12

 

Module 4 Test covers the WHOLE COURSE.


Textbook Deposit: 
$100.00

Geography 12

Course Info
Course Title: 
Geography 12 Paper
Grade Level: 
12
Course Format: 
Paper
Teacher(s): 
G Taylor
Course Description
Description: 

Students should ignore any reference in the course material to a Provincial Exam, as the
Ministry of Education removed this requirement in Sept 2011.


Pre-requisites: 
It is recommended that students complete: Social Studies 11
No. Exams: 
4
Proctored Exams: 
Yes
Resources: 

Gaia: An Atlas of Planet Management (Doubleday) 

Geography: Our Physical and Human Resources (Irwin)

Module 1 Source File

Module 2 Source File 

Module 3 Source File

Module 4 Source File 

Video Optional (for Module 4) 

 

No. Modules: 
4
Course Modules: 

Module 1:

Section 1: The Nature of Geography; Interrelationships; Location; The Nature of Place; Regions; Movement

Section 2: The Environment; Ecosystems; Technology and the Environment; Equatorial Rainforest Management

Section 3: The Atmosphere; Atmospheric Temperature; The Mass-energy Exchange; The Atmosphere in Motion

Section 4: Weather; Humidity and Clouds; Precipitation; North American Air Masses; The Weather Map; Predicting Weather Extremes

Section 5: Climate Elements and Controls; Climatic Zones; Climates of the Pacific Rim; Microclimates

 

Module 1 Test covers the work of Module 1.

 

Module 2:

Section 6: The Nature and Composition of the Lithosphere; Mineral and Energy Resources; Mapping the Earth’s Surface

Section 7: Tectonic Processes; Shaping the Earth; Volcanoes; Coping with a Changing Lithosphere

Section 8: Soil Formation and Composition; Soil Types; Soil Texture; Soil Degradation

Section 9: Weathering; Groundwater; Fluvial Processes, Erosion

Section 10: Mass Wasting; Aeolian and Glacial Processes

 

Module 2 Test covers the work of Module 2.

 

Module 3:

Section 11: The Nature of Resources; Mapping and Managing the Earth’s Wealth

Section 12: Biomes; The Influence of Temperature and

Precipitation; The Influence of Latitude; The

Biome as Habitat

Section 13: Forest Resources of the World and BC; Forest Management

Section 14: Water Resources; Wetlands; Aquaculture

Section 15: Resource Management in British Columbia

 

Module 3 Test covers the work of Module 3.

 

Module 4:

Section 16: Predicting the Future; Commissions of Inquiry; Modern Technology and Predictions

Section 17: Pre-industrial World Views; Rare Breeds; Hereditary Management

Section 18: The Gaia Hypothesis; The Waves of Change; The Integral Urban House

Section 19: The Biosphere; The Atmosphere; The Lithosphere; The Hydrosphere; Module Practice Test

 

Module 4 Test covers the WHOLE COURSE.

 

Textbook Deposit: 
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Family Studies 12

Course Info
Course Title: 
Family Studies 12 Paper
Grade Level: 
12
Course Format: 
Paper
Teacher(s): 
L Heise
Course Description
Description: 

The Family Studies course offered at FVDES consists of 2 units:

  • Families in Society
  • Interpersonal and Family Relationships
No. Exams: 
2
Proctored Exams: 
Yes
Resources: 

Families in Society Source File 

DVD: Families in Society 

DVD: Interpersonal & Family Relationships 

Foundation Skills Package 

No. Modules: 
2
Course Modules: 

Unit Overview - Families in Society

 

The aim of Families in Society is to provide a broad overview of Families in a Changing World; Living in a Family; Facing Family Challenges; and Career Opportunities. Students examine how changes in society impact the definition of family and the functions of the family, as well as explore family trends in Canada and family customs and traditions in different cultures. Students will examine the roles and responsibilities of family members, family values, and the influence of family dynamics. Students will also understand the economic, social, and emotional issues facing families today and practical strategies for coping with those challenges. Students will conclude this course be researching careers associated with the family in society.

 

The Families in Society unit is based on the Family Studies 10-12 Integrated Resource Package. This unit is structured as follows:

Section 1: Families in a Changing World

Section 2: Living in a Family

Section 3: Facing Family Challenges

Course Project: The Family and Career

 

Unit Exam


Unit Overview - Interpersonal and Family Relationships

 

The aim of Interpersonal and Family Relationships is to provide students with a broad overview of how relationships form and change. Students will explore a variety of relationships, including work relationships, friendships, and committed relationships, as well as examine how these relationships evolve or end. This course will also provide an overview on effective communication, wellness, and safety in interpersonal relationships. Students will examine the variety of ways people communicate and describe components of healthy and unhealthy relationships. They will conclude this course by researching careers associated with interpersonal and family relationships.


The Interpersonal and Family Relationships unit is based the Family Studies 10-12 Integrated Resource Package. This unit is structured as follows:

Section 1: Effective Communication

Section 2: Relationships

Section 3:Wellness and Safety in Interpersonal Relationships

Course Project: Careers, Family, and Relationships

 

Unit Exam


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