Full course description
This course is comprised of 4 units. You must complete all assignments in each unit before progressing to the next unit. The hours listed are the approximate times it will take you to complete each unit. Your final assessment will include both an examination, featuring questions regarding Hamlet, Indian Horse, Oral Communication, Media Issues, MLA style and Poetry, and a culminating essay, a comparative analysis with MLA-style citations of a personally-selected novel to one of the main literary pieces covered in class (Shakespeare’ Hamlet or Wagamese's Indian Horse).
This course emphasizes the consolidation of the literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life. Students will analyze a range of challenging literary texts from various periods, countries, and cultures; 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 using academic language coherently and confidently, selecting the reading strategies best suited to particular texts and particular purposes for reading, and developing greater control in writing. The course is intended to prepare students for university, college, or the workplace.
Your teacher will contact you to discuss your work output and writing development as the term progresses. Please contact your instructor with any questions.