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American Sign Language 12

American Sign Language 12 is a continuation of ASL 10 and ASL 11 and builds on the skills that were taught in those courses. ASL 12 expands on previously introduced concepts such as ASL grammar and no

Grade 12

Subject Second Languages

Type Online

Graduation Credits 4

American Sign Language 12

Grade
12

Subject
Second Languages

Type
Online

American Sign Language 12 is a continuation of ASL 10 and ASL 11 and builds on the skills that were taught in those courses. ASL 12 expands on previously introduced concepts such as ASL grammar and non-manual markers. New concepts such as lip-reading, mouth morphemes, and the cochlear implant debate are also introduced. This course will help you increase in vocabulary and in confidence when it comes to signing and will help you grow in your knowledge of the vibrant Deaf culture.

Requirements

  • Successful completion of ASL 11
  • Computer with internet access
  • video camera/phone for recording full face and signing

Major Units and Topics

  • Ongoing vocabulary, phrases, and conversation practice
  • Deaf Culture and History
  • Role Shifting
  • Narratives and Story Telling
  • Deaf Jokes
  • Careers
  • Lip Reading
  • Speech Therapy
  • The Cochlear Implant Debate
  • ASL Idioms
  • Mouth Morphemes
  • Audism

Assessment

  • Quizzes
  • Reading Comprehension Assignments
  • Writing Assignments
  • Video Assignments
  • Midterm and Final Exams

BC First Peoples 12

B.C. First Peoples 12 focuses on the diversity, depth, and integrity of the cultures of British Columbia’s Indigenous Peoples. In emphasizing the languages, culture, and history of Indigenous peoples,

Grade 12

Subject Social Studies

Type Hybrid

BC First Peoples 12

Grade
12

Subject
Social Studies

Type
Hybrid

B.C. First Peoples 12 focuses on the diversity, depth, and integrity of the cultures of British Columbia’s Indigenous Peoples. In emphasizing the languages, culture, and history of Indigenous peoples, the course addresses an important part of the history of British Columbia. The course provides an opportunity for BC students to acquire knowledge and understanding of the traditions, history, and present realities of BC Indigenous peoples, as well as a chance to consider future challenges and opportunities.

Requirements

Completion of Social Studies 10 is recommended

Major Units and Topics

This first unit starts with the local (here) and the contemporary (now) lives of First Peoples in BC. Students consider various aspects of the lives and relationships of contemporary First Peoples in BC within the broader BC and Canadian society. Students have the opportunity to choose 4 of a possible 6 units so they can focus on inquiries that are of personal interest.

The unit choices include Story & Storytelling, Honouring the Children, The Power of Names, Food, Health & Wellness, Resources & Economies, and Maps & Borders.

At the end of the course, students have the opportunity to complete a project called “Give Back, Carry Forward”. The purpose is to reflect on their learning, welcome future students, and commit to future learning and action.

Assessment

Each unit contains investigations which help lead to the inquiry project. These activities include written responses, creative tasks, and hands-on experiences.

At the end of each unit, students have the opportunity to complete an inquiry project. They choose a question, and express their learning and research through their chosen mode (essay, presentation, podcast, creative response, etc…).

There are opportunities for students to make proposals for alternative assignments that meet the learning goals and strengths of the student.

Debate 10

Debate 10 is a comprehensive online course designed to introduce students to the dynamic world of debate. In Debate 10, students will delve into the foundational aspects of debating including models,

Grade 10

Subject Elective or BAA

Type Online

Graduation Credits 2

Debate 10

Grade
10

Subject
Elective or BAA

Type
Online

Debate 10 is a comprehensive online course designed to introduce students to the dynamic world of debate. In this 2 credit course, students will delve into the foundational aspects of debating including models, crafting effective rebuttals, mastering the art of points of information, undertaking research, and critically engaging with diverse perspectives. Utilizing video debates, students will hone their ability to articulate, defend, and challenge viewpoints in a structured manner. Through Debate 10, students will not only develop analytical skills but also emerge as thoughtful communicators, ready to engage in constructive discourse with peers and the global community. No prior debate experience is necessary—just bring your passion for learning and engaging in spirited discussions!

Requirements

This course does not require any external books or references. All necessary content has been embedded into the Brightspace course page.

Major Units and Topics

  • Introduction to Debate
  • Modeling the Motion
  • Rebuttal and Reconstruction
  • Asking Good Questions
  • Preparing for the Big Debate
  • Delving Deeper Into Analysis

Assessment

  • Student Exercises
  • Quizzes
  • Homework Activities
  • Written Assessment
  • Debate Speech Assessment
  • Final Exam
  • Final Debate

Abbotsford Ignite Theatre CC Plus - Theatre 12

The Ignite Theatre class meets weekly on Wednesdays and will cover Musical Theatre 12. In Ignite Theatre, students learn performing arts concepts through weekly rehearsals and are committed to a high

Grade 12

Subject Arts Education

Type Community Connections Plus

Graduation Credits 4

Abbotsford Ignite Theatre CC Plus - Theatre 12

Grade
12

Subject
Arts Education

Type
Community Connections Plus

The Ignite Theatre class meets weekly on Wednesdays and will cover Musical Theatre 12. In Ignite Theatre, students learn performing arts concepts through weekly rehearsals and are committed to a high standard of excellence as they develop and hone their skills in acting, singing, and choreography to produce high-calibre musicals. Our educational community of committed students, talented instructors and amazing parents who create our impressive costumes, props, and set design, feel like family and together will put on six Broadway-style performances at a professional theatre in May. For more information, see the Learning Groups website and Ignite Theatre website.

Requirements

Attendance at weekly classes Sept to May.

Completed Online Application link and acceptance required; see the Learning Groups website for further details. These courses are added internally.

Completion of all assignments

Commitment from students and parents regarding volunteer committees and attendance through Theatre week in May.

Review all communication sent from the CC coordinator.

Major Units and Topics

  • Abbotsford Ignite Theatre CC+ Musical Theatre 12 provides students with an opportunity to:
    • develop their ability to communicate ideas, emotions, and perspectives through movement, sound, imagery, and language
    • cultivate creativity and collaboration skills
    • create personal and cultural connections
    • grow as an artist in perseverance, collaboration, skill refinement and reflection
  • Auditions: solo song, choreography, scene work
  • Watch video clips of professional renditions to improve performance
  • Theatre Games and dramatic exercises
  • Vocal Warm-Up and Training: increase vocal range, develop pitch, lyrics, tempo, harmonies
  • Choreography: dance movements and sequential patterns in rhythm to music with partners. Tap dance and fight scene
  • Acting: blocking, understand the intent and purpose, mood, events, emotion and convey with appropriate body movements.
  • Character Sketch
  • Develop high and lower class New York accent
  • Set and strive to achieve weekly goals in vocal work, choreography, scene work
  • Stop N’ Starts addressing areas to improve.
  • Write bio for program
  • Perform in a variety of settings
  • Tour and orientation of theatre, coordinate Sets, Flys, lighting, aerials choreography, music, props and costumes to smooth out transitions.
  • Discussion on the cultural/historical context of musical

Assessment

Formative and summative assessment of the Grade 10 core and course competencies incorporating audition evaluation, oral presentation, songs, choreography, performance rubric, self-assessment, observations of growth and working from feedback, Flipgrid video assignments, and others.

Abbotsford Ignite Theatre CC Plus - Theatre 11

The Ignite Theatre class meets weekly on Wednesdays and will cover Musical Theatre 11. In Ignite Theatre, students learn performing arts concepts through weekly rehearsals and are committed to a high

Grade 11

Subject Arts Education

Type Community Connections Plus

Graduation Credits 4

Abbotsford Ignite Theatre CC Plus - Theatre 11

Grade
11

Subject
Arts Education

Type
Community Connections Plus

The Ignite Theatre class meets weekly on Wednesdays and will cover Musical Theatre 11. In Ignite Theatre, students learn performing arts concepts through weekly rehearsals and are committed to a high standard of excellence as they develop and hone their skills in acting, singing, and choreography to produce high-calibre musicals. Our educational community of committed students, talented instructors and amazing parents who create our impressive costumes, props, and set design, feel like family and together will put on six Broadway-style performances at a professional theatre in May. For more information, see the Learning Groups website and Ignite Theatre website.

Requirements

Attendance at weekly classes Sept to May.

Completed Online Application link and acceptance required; see the Learning Groups website for further details. These courses are added internally.

Completion of all assignments

Commitment from students and parents regarding volunteer committees and attendance through Theatre week in May.

Review all communication sent from the CC coordinator.

Major Units and Topics

  • Abbotsford Ignite Theatre CC+ Musical Theatre 11 provides students with an opportunity to:
    • develop their ability to communicate ideas, emotions, and perspectives through movement, sound, imagery, and language
    • cultivate creativity and collaboration skills
    • create personal and cultural connections
    • grow as an artist in perseverance, collaboration, skill refinement and reflection
  • Auditions: solo song, choreography, scene work
  • Watch video clips of professional renditions to improve performance
  • Theatre Games and dramatic exercises
  • Vocal Warm-Up and Training: increase vocal range, develop pitch, lyrics, tempo, harmonies
  • Choreography: dance movements and sequential patterns in rhythm to music with partners. Tap dance and fight scene
  • Acting: blocking, understand the intent and purpose, mood, events, emotion and convey with appropriate body movements.
  • Character Sketch
  • Develop high and lower class New York accent
  • Set and strive to achieve weekly goals in vocal work, choreography, scene work
  • Stop N’ Starts addressing areas to improve.
  • Write bio for program
  • Perform in a variety of settings
  • Tour and orientation of theatre, coordinate Sets, Flys, lighting, aerials choreography, music, props and costumes to smooth out transitions.
  • Discussion on the cultural/historical context of musical

Assessment

Formative and summative assessment of the Grade 11 core and course competencies incorporating audition evaluation, oral presentation, songs, choreography, performance rubric, self-assessment, observations of growth and working from feedback, Flipgrid video assignments, and others.

Abbotsford Ignite Theatre CC Plus - Theatre 10

The Ignite Theatre class meets weekly on Wednesdays and will cover Arts Education 10. In Ignite Theatre, students learn performing arts concepts through weekly rehearsals and are committed to a high s

Grade 10

Subject Arts Education

Type Community Connections Plus

Graduation Credits 4

Abbotsford Ignite Theatre CC Plus - Theatre 10

Grade
10

Subject
Arts Education

Type
Community Connections Plus

The Ignite Theatre class meets weekly on Wednesdays and will cover Arts Education 10. In Ignite Theatre, students learn performing arts concepts through weekly rehearsals and are committed to a high standard of excellence as they develop and hone their skills in acting, singing, and choreography to produce high-calibre musicals. Our educational community of committed students, talented instructors and amazing parents who create our impressive costumes, props, and set design, feel like family and together will put on six Broadway-style performances at a professional theatre in May. For more information, see the Learning Groups website and Ignite Theatre website.

Requirements

Attendance at weekly classes Sept to May.

Completed Online Application link and acceptance required; see the Learning Groups website for further details. These courses are added internally.

Completion of all assignments

Commitment from students and parents regarding volunteer committees and attendance through Theatre week in May.

Review all communication sent from the CC coordinator.

Major Units and Topics

  • Abbotsford Ignite Theatre CC+ Musical Theatre 10 provides students with an opportunity to:
    • develop their ability to communicate ideas, emotions, and perspectives through movement, sound, imagery, and language
    • cultivate creativity and collaboration skills
    • create personal and cultural connections
    • grow as an artist in perseverance, collaboration, skill refinement and reflection
  • Auditions: solo song, choreography, scene work
  • Watch video clips of professional renditions to improve performance
  • Theatre Games and dramatic exercises
  • Vocal Warm-Up and Training: increase vocal range, develop pitch, lyrics, tempo, harmonies
  • Choreography: dance movements and sequential patterns in rhythm to music with partners. Tap dance and fight scene
  • Acting: blocking, understand the intent and purpose, mood, events, emotion and convey with appropriate body movements.
  • Character Sketch
  • Develop high and lower class New York accent
  • Set and strive to achieve weekly goals in vocal work, choreography, scene work
  • Stop N’ Starts addressing areas to improve.
  • Write bio for program
  • Perform in a variety of settings
  • Tour and orientation of theatre, coordinate Sets, Flys, lighting, aerials choreography, music, props and costumes to smooth out transitions.
  • Discussion on the cultural/historical context of musical

Assessment

Formative and summative assessment of the Grade 10 core and course competencies incorporating audition evaluation, oral presentation, songs, choreography, performance rubric, self-assessment, observations of growth and working from feedback, Flipgrid video assignments, and others.

English First Peoples 12

English First Peoples 12 is a four-credit course that fulfills the English Language Arts 12 and Indigenous-Focused graduation requirements. The central question for this English First Peoples 12 is..

Grade 12

Subject English Language Arts

Type Online

Graduation Credits 4

English First Peoples 12

Grade
12

Subject
English Language Arts

Type
Online

English First Peoples 12 is a four-credit course that fulfills the English Language Arts 12 and Indigenous-Focused graduation requirements. The central question for this English First Peoples 12 course is, “How can sharing wisdom and stories build good relations in a diverse world?” Indigenous culture has a rich tradition of storytelling, and these stories continue to be created right up to the present day. In this course, students will have an opportunity to explore a wide variety of genres of stories, including a feature film, a novel, short stories, poems, songs, oral stories, children’s picture books, podcasts, and graphic novels. This course was designed by Christian educators in consultation with Indigenous Christian educators. It seeks to be sensitive to the needs of both the Christian community and the Indigenous community. This course encourages students to approach the text and content of the course with humility and with an attitude of love, recognizing the harm that the church has caused in the past and moving toward a time of better relations. The goal is that this course will be uplifting, highlighting the humour, creativity, and imaginativeness of Indigenous voices from across Canada and the United States. It is hoped that students will become knowledgeable advocates for Indigenous peoples in Canada and partners in reconciliation.

Requirements

Students will need the following books:
  • Keeper’n Me by Richard Wagamese

PLUS One of the following
  • Fire Keeper’s Daughter by Angeline Boulley
  • The Barren Grounds by David A. Robertson
  • The Night Wanderer by Drew Hayden Taylor
  • Indian Horse by Richard Wagamese
  • Nobody Cries at Bingo by Dawn Dumont

PLUS One of the following Graphic Novels
  • This Place: 150 years Retold by various authors
  • The Night Wanderer by Drew Hayden Taylor
  • Fire Starters by Jen Storm
  • The Peacemaker: Thanadelthur by David A. Robertson
  • If I Go Missing by Brianna Jonnie with Nahanni Shingoose
  • A Girl Called Echo, Volumes 1 to 4 by Katherena Vermette

Major Units and Topics

  • Course Introduction
  • Keeper’n Me
  • Perspectives: Past and Present
  • Literature Circles
  • Visual Texts, Short Fiction, and Poetry
  • Final Project: Voice Amplification


Assessment

  • Quizzes, Reflection Questions, and Forums
  • Stories From Your Neighbours
  • Wisdom Photo Journal
  • Reconciliation Speech
  • Literary Analysis Essay
  • Film Review
  • Final Project: Voice Amplification


English First Peoples 12

English First Peoples 12 is a four-credit course that fulfills the English Language Arts 12 and Indigenous-Focused graduation requirements. The central question for this English First Peoples 12 is..

Grade 12

Subject English Language Arts

Type Synchronous

Graduation Credits 4

English First Peoples 12

Grade
12

Subject
English Language Arts

Type
Synchronous

English First Peoples 12 is a four-credit course that fulfills the English Language Arts 12 and Indigenous-Focused graduation requirements. The central question for this English First Peoples 12 course is, “How can sharing wisdom and stories build good relations in a diverse world?” Indigenous culture has a rich tradition of storytelling, and these stories continue to be created right up to the present day. In this course, students will have an opportunity to explore a wide variety of genres of stories, including a feature film, a novel, short stories, poems, songs, oral stories, children’s picture books, podcasts, and graphic novels. This course was designed by Christian educators in consultation with Indigenous Christian educators. It seeks to be sensitive to the needs of both the Christian community and the Indigenous community. This course encourages students to approach the text and content of the course with humility and with an attitude of love, recognizing the harm that the church has caused in the past and moving toward a time of better relations. The goal is that this course will be uplifting, highlighting the humour, creativity, and imaginativeness of Indigenous voices from across Canada and the United States. It is hoped that students will become knowledgeable advocates for Indigenous peoples in Canada and partners in reconciliation.

In this Synchronous version of the course, students meet with their teacher once a week, in a virtual class on Zoom. The teacher will introduce the lesson and assignments for the week, give instructions, lead discussion, and prepare the students for the week’s work. Students commit to keeping pace with the class and participating in the weekly zoom meetings which will last up to 60 minutes.

Yearly schedules can be found here.

Requirements

Students will need the following books:
  • Keeper’n Me by Richard Wagamese

PLUS One of the following
  • Fire Keeper’s Daughter by Angeline Boulley
  • The Barren Grounds by David A. Robertson
  • The Night Wanderer by Drew Hayden Taylor
  • Indian Horse by Richard Wagamese
  • Nobody Cries at Bingo by Dawn Dumont

PLUS One of the following Graphic Novels
  • This Place: 150 years Retold by various authors
  • The Night Wanderer by Drew Hayden Taylor
  • Fire Starters by Jen Storm
  • The Peacemaker: Thanadelthur by David A. Robertson
  • If I Go Missing by Brianna Jonnie with Nahanni Shingoose
  • A Girl Called Echo, Volumes 1 to 4 by Katherena Vermette

Major Units and Topics

  • Course Introduction
  • Keeper’n Me
  • Perspectives: Past and Present
  • Literature Circles
  • Visual Texts, Short Fiction, and Poetry
  • Final Project: Voice Amplification


Assessment

  • Quizzes, Reflection Questions, and Forums
  • Stories From Your Neighbours
  • Wisdom Photo Journal
  • Reconciliation Speech
  • Literary Analysis Essay
  • Film Review
  • Final Project: Voice Amplification


PreCalculus 12

PreCalculus 12 helps to prepare students for Calculus 12 and university level math. In this course students will learn to solve a variety of questions both algebraically and graphically. Students…

Grade 12

Subject Mathematics

Type Synchronous

Graduation Credits 4

PreCalculus 12

Grade
12

Subject
Mathematics

Type
Synchronous

PreCalculus 12 helps to prepare students for Calculus 12 and university level math. In this course students will learn to solve a variety of questions both algebraically and graphically. Students will use exponents, logarithms, polynomials, and trigonometry to solve equations and word problems.

In this Synchronous version of the course, students meet with their teacher once a week, in a virtual class on Zoom. The teacher will introduce the lesson and assignments for the week, give instructions, lead discussion, and prepare the students for the week’s work. Students commit to keeping pace with the class and participating in the weekly zoom meetings which will last up to 60 minutes.

Yearly schedules can be found here.

View the Pre-Calculus 12 Intro video here.

Sample Lesson

Requirements

Students will need access to a computer (with internet, speakers, mic and camera), printer, pencil, papers and a scientific calculator. A graphing calculator is also permitted and recommended.

Major Units and Topics

Transformations
  • Graphs
  • Inverse functions
  • Operations

Exponential and Logarithms
  • Graphical and algebraic solutions
  • Laws of logarithms
  • Common and natural logarithms

Geometric sequences
  • Common ratio
  • Infinite series

Polynomials and Rationals
  • Remainder theorem
  • Algebraic and Graphical solutions

Trigonometry
  • Radians
  • Graphs of the primary ratios
  • Identities

Assessment

Each student will watch the video lessons, complete notes based on the videos and practice questions. Students will then have the opportunity to demonstrate mastery of concepts through assignments before writing a chapter test.

This course has 2 projects where students use enquiry based learning to deepen understanding.

The course ends with a final exam.