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Students will...
 • study and interpret texts from contemporary and historical periods, including short stories, novels, poems, short essays, plays, reports, opinion pieces, newspaper and magazine articles, and will investigate, analyze and create effective media works

• study the context, form, and style of informational texts and literary works from Canada and other countries; write explanations, letters, and reports; correspondence, and persuasive essays; and analyze media forms, audiences, and media industry practices

• conduct research and analyze the information gathered; write persuasive and literary essays; and analyze the relationship among media forms, audiences, and media industry practices
Focusing on...
• the correct and effective use of spoken and written language
• appropriate voice and using business and technical language with precision and clarity
• using language clearly, accurately, and effectively in a variety of contexts.

This course emphasizes the analytical reading, writing, oral communication, and thinking skills that students need for success in secondary school programs and their daily lives.