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Toronto Catholic District School Board

English - FNMI Focus (Grade 11)

 

University (NBE 3U)

 

This course emphasizes the development of literacy, critical thinking, and communication skills through the study of works in English by First Nations, Metis, and Inuit writers. Through the analysis of literary texts and media works, students will develop an appreciation of the wealth and complexity of FNMI writing. Students will also conduct research and analyse the information gathered; write persuasive and literary essays; and analyse the relationship between media forms and audiences. An important focus will be the further development of students’ understanding of English-language usage and conventions.
 
Prerequisite: Grade 10 Academic English (ENG 2D)
 

College (NBE 3C)

This course emphasizes the development of literacy, critical thinking, and communication skills through the study of works in English by First Nations, Metis, and Inuit writers. Students will study the content, form, and style of informational texts and literary and media works, and will develop an appreciation of the wealth and complexity of FNMI writing. Students will also write reports, correspondence, and persuasive essays, and analyse the relationship between media forms and audiences. An important focus will be on establishing appropriate voice and using business and technical language with precision and clarity.
 
Prerequisite: Grade 10 Applied or Academic English (ENG 2P or 2D)