Earth Science 11 examines our Solar System, the Rock Record, Earth’s Crust and Weathering and Erosion. This is a good course, as an introduction to Earth Science or for students that require a science 11 credit.
Economics 12 provides students with opportunities to analyze the effects of economic activity on our society, the nation, and the global community. Students will gain an understanding of the principles behind government and social policies. The study of economics will give students an understanding of personal, professional, and business decisions regarding the allocation of resources they will be required to make throughout their lives. As well, the study of current economic developments, trends and issues will enable students to improve their educational and career choices.
- explore how music is made electronically
- listen and learn about the history of electronic music
- discover electronic music by reflecting on a number of classic EDM songs
- learn about counting beats and arranging music, using computers
- explore instrumentation, rhythm, back beats and drumming
- produce their own music, using free online tools
- create music, starting with the drums and bass, and then adding the melody
- practice how to work with sound effects and filters, such as reverb, delay and many more
- create two original songs and upload them
English 11 integrates reading, writing, mechanics, listening, and oral response in each unit. Readings include a variety of writing styles and genres. Writing is focused on personal response while adhering to specific rules of a variety of writing styles. One novel is studied (students choose one novel to read from a list of five). Essays are incorporated into each unit based on previous work in the course. Macbeth is the Shakespearean play studied using a variety of materials to enhance understanding and to make the reading of the play easier. A few oral readings/recordings are required to meet the oral response component of the learning outcomes.
English 12 is an academic course that meets graduation requirements and prepares students for academic post-secondary studies. Students will complete one novel study, a Shakespeare drama, a unit on poetry, a short story unit, and a creative writing skills unit. Students will be required to write a mid-term exam and the Provincial Exam. The Provincial Exam can be written at several times during the year.
Have you ever wondered what challenges and issues other teens are going through in their lives; what your rights and responsibilities are as a teen; how to fit in with your peers; how other people view you; and what decisions to make about your future career? Family Studies 11 is about all that and more. Specifically, the course will provide an overview of topics related to adolescence, and to childhood development and parenting. Topics covered are the transition to adolescence, adolescent development and identity, and effective communication during adolescence. The course also covers the decision to parent, pregnancy and childbirth, infant and child care and development, and child wellness and safety.
The Family Studies 12 course is based on your experiences with friends, family members, peers, teachers, coworkers, bosses, acquaintances, and whoever else you may encounter during your lifetime. You will explore a variety of relationships, including work relationships, friendships, and the committed relationships, as well as examine how these relationships evolve or end. You will also examine effective forms of communication, mental/physical wellness, and safety.
Furthermore, you will look at just how different or similar your family is to other families in Canada. You will also look at the different challenges that families are faced with, in regards to financial, emotional, and social issues. You will examine the various family customs and traditions in different cultures. Finally, you will research careers associated with interpersonal and family relationships, and the family in society.
This course cannot be used toward Adult Graduation Credits.
This course will provide students with an in-depth look into the beauty industry with a focus on areas of fashion, make-up, and fashion photography. Students will learn the basic techniques of beauty and special effects make-up. They will be introduced to the trends and history of the beauty industry dating back to early human civilisation. Students will learn and utilize basic photography skills to capture their looks and to develop an artistic eye. Students will look critically at the beauty industry and its profound effects on today’s society. The idea of make-up artistry and fashion design as careers will also be explored to allow students to see these as a viable career routes.