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 Grade 10 English (ENG2D1)


This course is designed to extend the range of oral communication, reading, writing, and media literacy skills that students need for success in their secondary school academic programs and in their daily lives. Students will analyse literary texts from contemporary and historical periods, interpret and evaluate informational and graphic texts, and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms. An important focus will be on the selective use of strategies that contribute to effective communication. This course is intended to prepare students for the compulsory Grade 11 university or college preparation course. 



Unit One -     Hidden Identity

Unit Two -      Super Humans

Unit Three -  Exploring Dracula (second semester)

Unit Three -   Humans vs. Machine (first semester) 

Unit Four -     Humans and Destiny

                          An Inspector Calls





The final grade will be assessed using the following formula:


Unit Tests/ Quizzes :           20%

Assignments:                       50%

Summative Evaluation:      30%


Achievement Chart

Knowledge/Understanding            25%

Thinking/Inquiry                           25%

Communication                             25%

Application                                      25%


More detailed information will be provided about the individual assignments in the days to follow.  Assignments will include:  a persuasive essay, a literary essay, a research report, a media presentation, an oral presentation, review, and a narrative work.  There will be tests on: each text studied (the novel and the play); language and writing tools; and elements of poetry.  The summative assignment will be a research project into a theme or topic touched on in the course and can be presented in a number of different ways. The project will be agreed upon by the teacher and the student.



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