ENG3UE Course Outline Summer 2015 Essays

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TDSB Virtual Summer School
Course Outline
2015
Teachers: Mr. P. Cartlidge Ms. E. Doucet Mr. M. Coverly Mr. G. Janeteas Ms. A. Longpre Mr. A. Parise

Contact Information

Teacher Email: Eileen.Doucet@tdsb.on.ca
Course Chair: Anthony.Parise@tdsb.on.ca

School Telephone: 416-396-6745

Teacher/Student Tutorial Time:
Check the online course for the link to our live meeting room
Time TBD

Course Description

This course emphasizes the development of literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life. Students will analyze challenging literary texts from various periods, countries, and cultures, as well as a range of informational and graphic texts, and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms. An important focus will be on using language with precision and clarity and incorporating stylistic devices appropriately and effectively. The course is intended to prepare students for the compulsory Grade 12 university or college preparation course.
Prerequisite: English, Grade 10, Academic

Assessment and Evaluations

To promote student success, ongoing formative assessment and feedback will be given to students. As required by the Ministry of Education, students will be assessed in the four areas of the achievement chart (Knowledge, Thinking, Communication, Application).
To promote student success, ongoing formative assessment and feedback will be given to students. As required by the Ministry of Education, students will be assessed in the four areas of the achievement chart.

The chart below provides the strands under each assignment will be evaluated. All evaluations are expected on the due date, however, they will be also accepted up and until the ultimate due date. Submission after the ultimate due date may result in a mark of zero or a 10% deduction.

Assessment Category
Percentage
Knowledge
25
Thinking
25
Communication
25
Application
25

The final grade will be determined as follows (in accordance with Ministry of Education standards):

Term Work
Based on evaluations from throughout the course
70%
Summative Evaluation
Culminating Activity 15%
Exam 15%
30%

Learning Skills Assessment

Skills: Responsibility
Organization
Independent Work
Collaboration
Initiative
Self-regulation
Rating Scale: E – Excellent
G – Good
S – Satisfactory
N – Needs Improvement

**Please note that discussions and attendance are integral parts of the communications strand, so please ensure that you not only attend class every day as you would with regular classes, but that you participate fully in the discussions. Discussion posts made after the deadline will not be given credit.**

Assessments & Evaluations
Due Date
Ultimate Due Date
Orientation
E-Learning Orientation Course

Meet the Teacher Day
June 24

June 29
N/A
Unit 1:
Journey To Freedom
Activity 1: The Themes of Our Lives
Assignment 1: paragraph (dropbox)
June 30
July 2

Read When Strangers Come to Your Town, Activity 4: Assignment 1:quote in a sentence (dropbox)
June 30
July 2

D2L shut down June 28-July 1: Write paragraph on When Strangers Come to Your Town AND choose novel for Independent Novel Study
TBA

Independent Novel Study for Culminating Activity chosen (email: teacherfirstname.teacherlastname@tdsb.on.ca)
July 3
July 3

Activity 2: When Strangers Come to Your Town :
Assignment 1: paragraph (dropbox)
July 6
July 6

Activity 5: Why Should You Care about MLA format?
Assignment 2:with quote and MLAcitation(discussion)
July 6
July 6
Unit 2:
The Power of the Spoken Word
Activity 1: An Introduction to Rhetoric
Assignment 1 (quiz)
July 7
July 7

Activity 3: Reading the Bard’s Words
Assignment 1 (dropbox)
July 7
July 9

Activity 7: Synthesize your Learning
Assignment 1 (Unit Test)
July 8
July 8
Unit 3:
A Lesson Before Dying
Activity 1: Historical Context and a Closer…