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ELA 30A

ELA 30 B


ELA 10 A

Prerequisite:
ELA 9A and 9B

 

 

Instructor - Mr. R. Nordick

Description: ELA 10A explores human dimensions relative to important understandings, issues, and insights into human nature, value and belief systems, the social condition, the natural and constructed worlds, technology, and the history of humanity. Foundational stories, poetry, fiction/non-fiction novels and a modern play will be covered.

Outcomes will explain what students will learn and will specify the skills, strategies, abilities, and understandings students are expected to be able to demonstrate. This course provides opportunities for students to view, listen, read, speak, write, and use other forms of representing. This course provides opportunities for inquiry learning, social responsibility, personal agency (acting to make something better) and self-reflection.

Resource List:

  • THE MIRACLE WORKER
    By: William Gibson
    ISBN: 978-1-4165-9084-2  

  • Fiction and Non-Fiction Novel (students will be required to purchase or borrow from the public or school library two novels from a list of choices given at the start of the course)

Additional Requirements:
E-Mail - that handles attachments (preferably not Hotmail)
Current Browser (Java Enabled)
Internet Access
Adobe Acrobat Reader
Word Processor Software
    {Preferred Software - Microsoft Office}
Flash Player, Shockwave Player and Windows Media Player

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ELA 10 B

Prerequisite:
ELA 9A and 9B

 

 

Instructor - Mr. R. Nordick

Description: ELA 10B explores identity (diversity of being), social responsibility (degrees of responsibility) and social action (justice and fairness). The concepts in this course provide students with a deeper understanding of themselves, their constructed worlds, nature, and how they can become agents of change. Course will use foundational stories, poetry, non-fiction/fiction novels and the play Macbeth.

Outcomes will explain what students will learn and will specify the skills, strategies, abilities, and understandings students are expected to be able to demonstrate. This course provides opportunities for students to view, listen, read, speak, write, and use other forms of representing such as visual or multimedia. This course provides opportunities for inquiry learning, social responsibility, personal agency (acting to make something better) and self-reflection.

Resource List:

  • MACBETH
    By: William Shakespeare
    ISBN-13: 978-0-7747-1480-8

  • Fiction and Non-Fiction Novel (students will be required to purchase or borrow from the public or school library two novels from a list of choices given at the start of the course)

Additional Requirements:
E-Mail - that handles attachments
Current Browser (Java Enabled)
Internet Access
Adobe Acrobat Reader
Word Processor Software
    {Preferred Software - Microsoft Office}
Flash Player, Shockwave Player and Windows Media Player

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ELA 20

Prerequisite:
ELA 10A and 10B

 

 

Instructor - Ms. M. Edlund

Description: The English Language Arts 20 course is organized around themes that are of interest to adolescents and that focus on self, society, and what it means to be human. Students will study novels (one independent), non-fiction, drama, short stories, poetry and film and media. Recollection --A Journey Back: Sub themes include: Innocence and Experience, Family and Peer Relationships, School and Education, Wonder and Imagination, Triumphs and Defeats. Anticipation--On the Threshold: Sub themes include: Roles and Responsibilities, Choices and Commitments, Perspectives and Passages, Values and Goals.

Resource List: The following required books can be purchased from:

Central Resource Centre
Saskatoon Public Schools
      3rd floor
      310 - 21st Street East
      683-8236 or 683-8335

  • KEEPER 'N ME
    By: Richard Wagamese
    ISBN-13: 978-0-385-66283-3

  • THE GLASS MENAGERIE
    By: Tennesee Williams

Additional Requirements:
E-Mail - that handles attachments.
Current Browser (Java Enabled)
Internet Access
Adobe Acrobat Reader
Word Processor Software
    {Preferred Software - Microsoft Office}
Flash Player, Shockwave Player and Windows Media Player

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ELA 30 A

Prerequisite:
English 20

 

 

Instructor - Mr. P. Davis

Description: English language Arts A30 is organized around themes that focus on Canadian literature and society. Themes in this curriculum are: Canada--Diverse Landscapes and Peoples and Canada--Diverse Voices.

Resource List: The following required books can be purchased from:

Central Resource Centre
Saskatoon Public Schools
      3rd floor
      310 - 21st Street East
      683-8236 or 683-8335

  • TIGERS OF THE SNOW
    By: James A. MacNeill
    ISBN 0-17-633043-7

  • IN THE CLEAR
    By: Allan Forrie et el
    ISBN 1-895449-84-7 

  • THE STONE ANGEL
    By: Margaret Laurence
    ISBN 0-7710-9989-4

  • BILLY BISHOP GOES TO WAR By: John Gray with Eric Peterson Can be found as a single play or is found in: "Modern Canadian Plays, Vol. II; On Stage 2" (Available for borrow from the Saskatoon Public Library as well as many school Libraries etc.)

Additional Requirements:
E-Mail - that handles attachments (preferably not Hotmail)
Current Browser (Java Enabled)
Internet Access
Adobe Acrobat Reader
Word Processor Software
    {Preferred Software - Microsoft Office}
Flash Player, Shockwave Player and Windows Media Player

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ELA 30 B

Prerequisite:
English 20

 

 

Instructor - Mr. R. Nordick

Description: English Language Arts B30 examines global perspectives using traditional and contemporary world literature in a comparative manner. The three themes are World Perspectives: Cultural Heroes; World Perspectives: The Human Condition; and World Perspectives: The Social Experience.

Resource List: The following required books can be purchased from:

Central Resource Centre
Saskatoon Public Schools
      3rd floor
      310 - 21st Street East
      683-8236 or 683-8335

  • HAMLET
    By: William Shakespeare 

  • DEATH OF A SALESMAN
    By: Arthur Miller 

  • LORD OF THE FLIES
    By: William Golding

Additional Requirements:
E-Mail - that handles attachments (preferably not Hotmail)
Current Browser (Java Enabled)
Internet Access
Adobe Acrobat Reader
Word Processor Software
    {Preferred Software - Microsoft Office}
Flash Player, Shockwave Player and Windows Media Player

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