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Literacy Foundations: Math Level 5 Online

Course Info
Course Title: 
Literacy Foundations: Math Level 5 Online
Grade Level: 
10
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
S Hayes
Course Description
Description: 

This course is designed as a review course for students wanting
to take Foundations and Pre Calculus Math 10 or Apprenticeship and Workplace
Math 11.  It is a non credit course that will help students review and learn concepts covered in the Literacy Foundations Math 5 IRP.  The course is broken into 2 parts.

 

Section 1: Integers, Fractions, Percents, Square Roots,
Exponents and Ratios. 

Section 2: Linear Relationships, Measurement, Prisms, Cylinders, Cones, Nets,
Statistics and Probability.

Pre-requisites: 
None
No. Exams: 
2
Proctored Exams: 
Yes
Resources: 

Internet Access

No. Modules: 
2
Course Modules: 

1

Integers

2

Fractions

3

Percents

4

Square Roots & Exponents

5

Ratios

6

Linear Relationships

7

Meaurement

8

Prisms, Cylinders, Cones & Pyramids

9

Nets

10

Statistics & Probability

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Family Studies 12 Online

Course Info
Course Title: 
Family Studies 12 Online
Grade Level: 
12
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
Hayes, S
Course Description
Description: 

 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.

Pre-requisites: 
None
No. Exams: 
2
Proctored Exams: 
Yes
Resources: 

Must have access to the Internet

No. Modules: 
2
Course Modules: 

 

Module 1:  Family in Society 

Section 1: Families in a Changing World   

 Lesson A: Definitions of Family

 Lesson B:  Functions of a Family

 Lesson C: Family Structures

 Lesson D: Family Customs

 Lesson E: Current Trends in Canadian Families

Section 2: Living in a Family  

 Lesson A: Families in a Changing World

 Lesson B: Factors that Influence Family Dynamics

 Lesson C: Personal & Family Values

Section 3: Facing Family Challenges  

 Lesson A: Facing Family Challenges

 Lesson B: Show Me the Money

 Lesson C: Care Giving

Module 1 Project

Module 1 Test

 

Module 2:  Interpersonal & Family Relationships

Section 1: Effective Communication

  Lesson A: Types of Communication 

  Lesson B: Skills for Effective Communications 

  Lesson C: Effective Communications in Different Situations

Section 2: Relationships 

  Lesson A: Forming Relationships 

  Lesson B: Committed Relationships

  Lesson C: Relationships End

Section 3: Wellness & Safety in Interpersonal Relationships

  Lesson A: Healthy Vs Unhealthy Relationships 

  Lesson B: Wellness & Safety in Relationships 

Module 2 Test

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Fashion & Interior Design 12 Online

Course Info
Course Title: 
Fashion & Interior Design 12 Online
Grade Level: 
12
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
V Willis
Course Description
Description: 

Do you have a flair for fashion? Are you constantly redecorating your room? If so, the design industry might just be for you! In this course, you'll explore what it is like to work in the industry by exploring career possibilities and the background that you need to pursue them. Get ready to try your hand at designing as you learn the basics of color and design then test your skills through hands-on projects. In addition, you'll develop the essential communication skills that build
success in any business. By the end of the course, you'll be well on your way to developing the portfolio you need to get your stylishly clad foot in the door of this exciting field.

Pre-requisites: 
None
No. Exams: 
2
Proctored Exams: 
No
Resources: 

 Must have access to the Internet.

No. Modules: 
2
Course Modules: 

Section 1: Introduction to Fashion and Interior Design

Objectives:

Upon completion of this section, you will be able to:

  • Describe careers in the fashion and design industry.
  • Classify careers from entry to professional level.
  • Explore entrepreneurship opportunities in the design industry.
  • Research and present information on design careers, including
    the responsibilities, employment opportunities, and education/training
    requirements.
  • Identify the basic components of Internet marketing.

 

 

Section 2: Building Basic Skills for the Design Industry

Objectives:

Upon completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  • Define and illustrate the elements of design
  • Create a color wheel
  • Recognize basic color schemes
  • Research the psychology of color
  • Define and illustrate the principles of design
  • Describe why communication is the basis of all relationships
  • Distinguish between non-assertive, assertive, and aggressive
    communication
  • Demonstrate communication skills that promote positive
    relationships in the work place
  • Practice active-listening skills
  • Utilize conflict-resolutions skills
  • Exhibit work expectations of an employer in the design industry

 

Section 3: Tools of the Trade

Objectives:

Upon completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  • Identify and select the appropriate tools and equipment.
  • Demonstrate the proper and safe use of tools and equipment.
  • Practice care and maintenance of equipment.
  • Identify a variety of fabrics through tactile activities.
  • Compare and contrast natural and synthetic fabrics.
  • Recognize types of fabric construction.
  • Identify fabrics appropriate for various purposes.
  • Identify roles and responsibilities of members and professional
    service organizations, including career and technical student organizations.

 

Section 4: Sewing & Technology

Objectives:

Upon completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  • Identify and explain the purpose of sewing machine parts.
  • Demonstrate math skills as they relate to sewing.
  • Demonstrate the threading of the sewing machine.
  • Demonstrate straight stitching.
  • Identify and demonstrate various stitches.
  • Interpret written instructions and construct a basic sewing
    project.
  • Identify technology utilized in the design field.
  • Analyze technology trends impacting the design industry.
  • Utilize technology to construct a sewing project.

 

Section 5: Clothing

Objectives:

Upon completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  • Explain the impact of trends and social climate on fashion
    styles.
  • Identify appropriate clothing styles for various events.
  • Identify factors that impact clothing costs.
  • Demonstrate the procedure for recording accurate body
    measurements.
  • Analyze proper fit.

 

Section 6: Fashion Design Project

Objectives:

Upon completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  • Select materials and supplies for fashion projects.
  • Calculate the costs of a given fashion project.
  • Interpret written directions for constructing a fashion project.
  • Apply math skills and construct a fashion project.
  • Identify steps of the decisions-making process.
  • Describe the difference between a need and a want.
  • Explain how values and goals affect decisions.
  • Identify and utilize the planning process.
  • Develop a personal-growth project.

 

Section 7: Interior & Environmental Design

Objectives:

Upon completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  • Explain the impact of political and social climates on
    decorating styles.
  • Define green design.
  • Research eco-friendly design products.
  • Examine the positive and negative impact that a design product
    has on the environment.
  • Redesign an item into another useful product.

 

Section 8: Considering Interior Design

Objectives:

Upon completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  • Identify the characteristics of furnishing styles.
  • Identify factors that impact furnishing choices.
  • Apply the principles and elements of the design in selecting an
    interior design project.
  • Interpret written directions for assembling/constructing an
    interior project.
  • Apply math skills and construct interior design project.

 

Section 9: Interior Design Project

Objectives:

Upon completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  • Apply the principles and elements of design in selecting an
    interior design project.
  • Work cooperatively as a group member to achieve organizational
    goals.
  • Demonstrate leadership roles and organizational
    responsibilities.
  • Exhibit work expectations of an employer in the design industry.
  • Apply math, reading, science, and critical thinking skills as
    they relate to the design industry.
  • Identify steps of the decision-making process.
  • Distinguish between a need and a want.
  • Explain how values and goals affect decisions.

 

Section 10:  Presenting as a Professional

Objectives:

Upon completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  • Identify and utilize the planning process.
  • Develop a personal growth project.
  • Identify personal talents and abilities that can contribute to
    self-esteem and success in the workplace.
  • Practice employability skills.
  • Practice a positive work ethic and identify negative work
    ethics.
  • Exhibit work expectations of an employer in the design industry.
  • Demonstrate communication skills that promote positive
    relationships in the workplace.
  • Research and present information on a design career to include
    roles and responsibilities, employment  opportunities, and requirements
    for education and training.
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Family Studies 11 Online

Course Info
Course Title: 
Family Studies 11 Online
Grade Level: 
11
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
S Hayes
Course Description
Description: 

Family Studies 11 focuses on Adulthood and Housing and Living Arrangements.  You will explore the concept of adulthood and how it has changed as society has changed.  You will also examine the evolution of housing and the role it places in meeting physical, social and emotional needs of families. You will also consider how housing needs change as we get older and the implications age can have on where and how we live.  The concept of "family" has changed over time.  How we define family today is very different than how it would have been defined 100 years ago. Think about your concept of "family" as you start to explore the concept in this course.

Pre-requisites: 
None
No. Exams: 
1
Proctored Exams: 
No
Resources: 

Must have access to the Internet.

No. Modules: 
2
Course Modules: 

Module
1: Adulthood

Section 1: Transition to Adulthood

  Lesson A: Definitions of Adulthood

  Lesson B: Roles & Responsibilities of Adulthood

  Lesson C: Beliefs & Myths about Aging

Section 2: Ages & Stages of Adulthood
   

  Lesson A: Stages of Adulthood

  Lesson B: Physical Changes in Adulthood

  Lesson C: Medical Conditions

  Lesson D: Cognitive Changes in Adulthood

  Lesson E: Socio-Emotional Changes in Adulthood

  Lesson F: The Final Stages

Section 3: Balancing Life Changes

  Lesson A: Keys to Successful Aging

  Lesson B: Personal Health & Well-Being

  Lesson C: Health Screening

  Lesson D: Financial Health

  Lesson E: A Good Death

Section 4: Meeting the Challenge
 

  Lesson A: Determinants of Health

  Lesson B: Age Friendly Communities

  Lesson C: Community Support & Health

Module 1 Project

 

Module
2:  Housing and Living Environments

Section 1: Housing and Society

  Lesson A: The Evolution of Housing

  Lesson B: Housing and the Environment

  Lesson C: Government and Housing

Section 2: Establishing Independent Living

  Lesson A: Housing Options

  Lesson B: Costs of Independent Living

  Lesson C: Home Maintenance and Safety

Section 3: Design for Living  

  Lesson A: Elements and Principles of Design

  Lesson B: Floor Plans

  Lesson C: Selecting Interior Products

  Lesson D: Putting It All Together

Module 2 Test

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Literacy Foundations: Math Level 6 Online

Course Info
Course Title: 
Literacy Foundations: Math Level 6 Online
Grade Level: 
10
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
S Hayes
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 Apprenticeship and Workplace Mathematics 11 courses or to be sufficiently prepared to successfully write the Mathematics section of the GED examination.  (Ministry of Education, 2000).

Pre-requisites: 
None
No. Exams: 
2
Proctored Exams: 
No
Resources: 

No textbook is required for this course

 

No. Modules: 
2
Course Modules: 

Section 1

Lesson 1: Integers

Lesson 2: Fractions

Lesson 3: Radicals

Lesson 4: Percentages

 

Section 2

Lesson 5: Ratios

Lesson 6: Patterns and Graphing

Lesson 7: Trigonometry

Lesson 8: Measurement

 

 

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Literacy Foundations: Math Level 7 Online

Course Info
Course Title: 
Literacy Foundations: Math Level 7 Online
Grade Level: 
10
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
S Hayes
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 Foundations or Pre-Calculus Mathematics 11 courses. (Ministry of Education, 2000).

 

Pre-requisites: 
None
No. Exams: 
2
Proctored Exams: 
No
Resources: 

No textbook is required for this course.

Graphing Calculator Ti - 84

No. Modules: 
2
Course Modules: 

Section 1

Lesson 1: Exponents

Lesson 2: Radicals

Lesson 3: Patterns & Graphing

Lesson 4: Polynomials

Section 2

Lesson 5: Factoring

Lesson 6: Solving Equations

Lesson 7: Measurement

Lesson 8: Graphing Calculators

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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

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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

 

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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

 

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Math 11 Apprenticeship & Workplace Online

Course Info
Course Title: 
Math 11 Apprenticeship & Workplace Online
Grade Level: 
11
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
D Miller
Course Description
Description: 

Apprenticeship & Workplace Math 11 will teach students math they will use in a job or in their daily life.  This course will be especially useful if students are planning to learn a trade or find a job directly after graduating.  Apprenticeship & Workplace Math 11 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 majority of trades and for direct 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: 

Apprenticeship & Workplace Math 11 Workbook

No. Modules: 
4
Course Modules: 

Course Outline

Module 1

Section 1:  Surface area, nets, effects of dimensional changes  (Registration assignment)

Section 2:  Volume and capacity  (Assignment 2)

        Module 1 Test

Module 2

Section 1:  Right triangles, trigonometry

Section 2:  Problems that involve scale  (Assignment 3)

Section 3:  Modeling and drawing 3-D objects and their views

Section 4:  Exploded views, component parts and scale diagrams

                            of simple 3-D objects  (Assignment 4)

        Module 2 Test

Module 3

Section 1:  Problem solving strategies

Section 2:  Personal budgets  (Assignment 5)

Section 3:  Simple and compound interest, rule of 72

Section 4:  Financial institutions, managing finances

Section 5:  Credit cards and loans (Assignment 6)

        Module 3 Test

Module 4

Section 1:  Manipulation and application of formulas

Section 2:  Slopes of graphs  (Assignment 7)

Section 3:  Proportional reasoning and unit analysis

Section 4:  Creating and interpreting graphs  (Assignment 8)

        Module 4 Test

 

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