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ADST 5: Leveled Coding in Tynker

Leveled Coding in Tynker is designed to introduce students to coding and the Design Process using Tynker's online courses and tools. Students will start with an introduction to…

Leveled Coding in Tynker is designed to introduce students to coding and the Design Process using Tynker's online courses and tools.

Students will start with an introduction to Tynker, learning how to use Tynker's tools to create their own coding projects. Following this introduction students will complete one of Tynker's leveled courses, checking in with the course teacher, whom they can access for help and support along the way. The module will conclude when students complete a design challenge in Tynker's "Blank Project" workspace.

At the beginning of the module, students will meet with the module teacher to decide which Tynker course to complete. This will ensure that students are working at the right difficulty level, based on their previous experience and learning.

Students can take Leveled Coding in Tynker multiple times between grades 5 and 9. In this way, students will be able to complete several of Tynker's courses between grades 6 and 9 and can progress from block coding to line coding.

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Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Tynker Programming Lessons

Design Project

 

 

Tynker lessons will be marked for completion.

Tynker quiz scores will be referenced to check for conceptual understanding.

Design Project will be assessed by the teacher and student.  





 

A computer with an internet connection.  

Students will be set up with a Tynker account.  There is no extra cost for this.

 

 

ADST: Skills for Online Success 1

Course Overview: This ADST Module introduces students to many of the tools they will need to use in order to be successful in HCOS online courses. Topics covered include…

Course Overview: This ADST Module introduces students to many of the tools they will need to use in order to be successful in HCOS online courses. Topics covered include Moodle, Zoom, email, file management, screenshots, screen recording, online communication guidelines, scanning and digitizing documents, presentation programs, recording video presentations, and more. This module culminates in a final presentation.

Time Commitment: This module satisfies ⅓ of the ADST requirements for students in grades 6-9. There are 17 lessons which take between 15-45 minutes. Many of the lessons are short and practical, introducing skills that students will practice and further develop in their future studies. Most of the lessons end with review questions or a short assignment. The final project may take several hours to complete.

This module can be taken at any point in grades 5-9 which is why you will see it offered at each grade level, but please note it is the same module offered at each grade so it can only be taken once.

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Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Email

Moodle

 

Zoom

 

File Management

 

Screenshots

 

Screen Capturing

 

Digitizing Your Work

 

Cameras and Scanners

 

Recording Yourself

 

Digital Presentations

Various small assignments
will be marked for completion

 

The final presentation will be
assessed by the teacher and
self-assessed by the student.

Computer with webcam
and microphone

 

A digital camera or scanner

 

English 5

This course focuses on a variety of reading strategies designed to increase comprehension and engagement with various elements of the story.  The structured writing program…

This course focuses on a variety of reading strategies designed to increase comprehension and engagement with various elements of the story.  The structured writing program incrementally introduces a variety of writing skills and genres.

The synchronous option meets weekly. Yearly schedules can be found here

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Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements


A selection of short stories and
poems engage students in a
variety of responses designed to
increase comprehension and
higher-level thinking skills. 

2 novel studies:  Dancing Through
Snow by Jean Little and C.S Lewis’
“The Lion, the Witch and the
Wardrobe".

Writing Units;  keyword outlining
and short paragraph writing;
writing creative stories from 3
pictures to teach beginning/middle/
end story structure; report writing
to develop research report writing
skills; writing on topics I know a lot
about.


Weekly formative assessment
with 1-1 support offered
through Skype or Zoom to edit
writing or clarify skills.

Summative assessment on novel
study projects, the publication
of research report writing unit.


Novels:  “Dancing Through
Snow”by Jean Little and
C.S Lewis’ “The Lion, the
Witch and the Wardrobe”. 

 

Skype or Zoom chat contact

English 5

This course focuses on a variety of reading strategies designed to increase comprehension and engagement with various elements of the story.  The structured writing program…

This course focuses on a variety of reading strategies designed to increase comprehension and engagement with various elements of the story.  The structured writing program incrementally introduces a variety of writing skills and genres.

The synchronous option meets weekly. Yearly schedules can be found here

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Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements


A selection of short stories and
poems engage students in a
variety of responses designed to
increase comprehension and
higher-level thinking skills. 

2 novel studies:  Dancing Through
Snow by Jean Little and C.S Lewis’
“The Lion, the Witch and the
Wardrobe".

Writing Units;  keyword outlining
and short paragraph writing;
writing creative stories from 3
pictures to teach beginning/middle/
end story structure; report writing
to develop research report writing
skills; writing on topics I know a lot
about.


Weekly formative assessment
with 1-1 support offered
through Skype or Zoom to edit
writing or clarify skills.

Summative assessment on novel
study projects, the publication
of research report writing unit.


Novels:  “Dancing Through
Snow”by Jean Little and
C.S Lewis’ “The Lion, the
Witch and the Wardrobe”. 

 

Skype or Zoom chat contact

English 5

This course focuses on a variety of reading strategies designed to increase comprehension and engagement with various elements of the story.  The structured writing program…

This course focuses on a variety of reading strategies designed to increase comprehension and engagement with various elements of the story.  The structured writing program incrementally introduces a variety of writing skills and genres.

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Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements


A selection of short stories and
poems engage students in a
variety of responses designed to
increase comprehension and
higher-level thinking skills. 

2 novel studies:  Dancing Through
Snow by Jean Little and C.S Lewis’
“The Lion, the Witch and the
Wardrobe".

Writing Units;  keyword outlining
and short paragraph writing;
writing creative stories from 3
pictures to teach beginning/middle/
end story structure; report writing
to develop research report writing
skills; writing on topics I know a lot
about.


Weekly formative assessment
with 1-1 support offered
through Skype or Zoom to edit
writing or clarify skills.

Summative assessment on novel
study projects, the publication
of research report writing unit.


Novels:  “Dancing Through
Snow”by Jean Little and
C.S Lewis’ “The Lion, the
Witch and the Wardrobe”. 

 

Skype or Zoom chat contact

Math 5

In Math 5 there are ten units of study. Each unit will include engaging lesson videos, practice activities, assignments, and some units will include a project where students can…

In Math 5 there are ten units of study. Each unit will include engaging lesson videos, practice activities, assignments, and some units will include a project where students can apply the skills learned in a real life scenario. 

Math 5 - Synchronous:  Students meet with their teacher once a week, in a virtual class on Zoom. The teacher will introduce the lesson and assignment for the week, give instructions, lead discussion, and prepare the students for the week’s work.

The synchronous option meets weekly. Yearly schedules can be found here

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Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements


Students will explore the
following topics:

  • Fractions

  • Addition & Subtraction

  • Multiplication & Division

  • Variables

  • Area & Perimeter

  • Time

  • Shapes

  • Graphing

  • Probability

  • Financial Literacy

Students will participate in
numerous engaging hands on
projects throughout the course,
applying the concepts covered
as well as developing skills in
personal inquiry and reflection.


The course is assessed using
the Mastery Math Method,
where students work to
demonstrate mastery before
moving to a new topic.

Assessment will include:
lessons, notes, practice,
assignments, tests, and projects. 

Project work will include
self-reflection and self-evaluation

Computer:
Laptop or Desktop

 

Printer/Scanner:
Access to a printer is
highly suggested for
printing of lesson notes,
assignments and projects.
Work will also need to be
scanned and submitted.

 

 

Students will need to have
an email address and skype
account for communicating
with the teacher.


*Math 5 - Synchronous:
Students commit to keeping
pace with the class and to
attending the weekly meeting
which will last approximately
15 minutes. Students must
download Zoom

 

Math 5

In Math 5 there are ten units of study. Each unit will include engaging lesson videos, practice activities, assignments, and some units will include a project where students can…

In Math 5 there are ten units of study. Each unit will include engaging lesson videos, practice activities, assignments, and some units will include a project where students can apply the skills learned in a real life scenario. 

This is the traditional online model of “any time, any pace, any place”.  The student works on the course independently. The teacher is available on Skype to help with questions, editing writing.

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Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements


Students will explore the
following topics:

  • Fractions

  • Addition & Subtraction

  • Multiplication & Division

  • Variables

  • Area & Perimeter

  • Time

  • Shapes

  • Graphing

  • Probability

  • Financial Literacy

Students will participate in
numerous engaging hands on
projects throughout the course,
applying the concepts covered
as well as developing skills in
personal inquiry and reflection.


The course is assessed using
the Mastery Math Method,
where students work to
demonstrate mastery before
moving to a new topic.

Assessment will include:
lessons, notes, practice,
assignments, tests, and projects. 

Project work will include
self-reflection and self-evaluation

Computer:
Laptop or Desktop

 

Printer/Scanner:
Access to a printer is
highly suggested for
printing of lesson notes,
assignments and projects.
Work will also need to be
scanned and submitted.

 

 

Students will need to have
an email address and skype
account for communicating
with the teacher.


*Math 5 - Synchronous:
Students commit to keeping
pace with the class and to
attending the weekly meeting
which will last approximately
15 minutes. Students must
download Zoom

 

Science 5

In Science 5 there are four major units of study, Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Earth Science. The course is designed to be an engaging online learning experience for students…

In Science 5 there are four major units of study, Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Earth Science. The course is designed to be an engaging online learning experience for students which includes videos, readings, hands-on activities, experiments, projects, and more.

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 assignment 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 to attending the weekly meeting which will last approximately 15 minutes.

The synchronous option meets weekly. Yearly schedules can be found here

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Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements


Unit 1: Biology

Students will explore the human body
and learn how different organ systems
were designed to function. The will learn
about the: digestive system, Respiratory
and circulatory systems, and the
musculoskeletal system. They will be asked
to put on their lab coats and join a team of
intern doctors on their way to diagnosing a
severely ill patient.

Unit 2: Earth Science

Our Earth is created from many materials
that change and morph as they move through
cycles and can be used as natural resources in
the different phases. In this exploration of natural
resources students will learn about: Rocks &
Minerals, Hydro Energy, Geothermal, Wind and
Solar Energy, Soil, Forestry & Forestry Products,
BC Fishing, Coal, Oil, & Gas, Trash, and
Nonrenewable resources

Unit 3: Chemistry

Students will dive into Chemistry with a study of
solutions. They’ll discover what makes a solution
and different methods to separate solutions. Then
they will explore what makes up clean water and
how we can go about finding, or making it, and
providing it for all who need it? 

Unit 4: Physics

Students will learn about the 6 different simple
machines: Incline plane, wedge, screw, levers,
wheel & axles, and pulleys. Then they’ll get a chance
to create their own compound machine.

Quizzes to check factual
understanding are a regular
part of this course.  

There are a variety of hands on
activities from projects to labs
which help students gain a more
concrete and practical
understanding of the content.

Activities include creating a
digestive system model using a medium
of your choice, building a water wheel,
making crystals, and designing a chore
machine using a combination of simple machines.

Student will be required a
few resources for lab activities
such as balloons, straws, pipe
cleaners, and a spring-scale.
Most of the required resources
can be found within the common
household. There is a materials
list on the course page.

Computer: Laptop or Desktop

 

Printer/Scanner: Access to a
printeris highly suggested for
printing of lesson notes,
assignments and projects.
Work will also need to be
scanned and submitted.

 

 

Students will need to have an
email address and skype
account for communicating
with the teacher.


*Science 5 - Synchronous:
Students commit to keeping
pace with the class and to
attending the weekly meeting
which will last approximately
15 minutes. Students must download Zoom in order to participate in
weekly meetings.

 

Science 5

In Science 5 there are four major units of study, Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Earth Science. The course is designed to be an engaging online learning experience for students…

In Science 5 there are four major units of study, Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Earth Science. The course is designed to be an engaging online learning experience for students which includes videos, readings, hands-on activities, experiments, projects, and more.

This is the traditional Online model of “any time, any pace, any place”.  The student works on the course independently. The teacher is available on Skype to help with questions, editing writing.

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Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements


Unit 1: Biology

Students will explore the human body
and learn how different organ systems
were designed to function. The will learn
about the: digestive system, Respiratory
and circulatory systems, and the
musculoskeletal system. They will be asked
to put on their lab coats and join a team of
intern doctors on their way to diagnosing a
severely ill patient.

Unit 2: Earth Science

Our Earth is created from many materials
that change and morph as they move through
cycles and can be used as natural resources in
the different phases. In this exploration of natural
resources students will learn about: Rocks &
Minerals, Hydro Energy, Geothermal, Wind and
Solar Energy, Soil, Forestry & Forestry Products,
BC Fishing, Coal, Oil, & Gas, Trash, and
Nonrenewable resources

Unit 3: Chemistry

Students will dive into Chemistry with a study of
solutions. They’ll discover what makes a solution
and different methods to separate solutions. Then
they will explore what makes up clean water and
how we can go about finding, or making it, and
providing it for all who need it? 

Unit 4: Physics

Students will learn about the 6 different simple
machines: Incline plane, wedge, screw, levers,
wheel & axles, and pulleys. Then they’ll get a chance
to create their own compound machine.

Quizzes to check factual
understanding are a regular
part of this course.  

There are a variety of hands on
activities from projects to labs
which help students gain a more
concrete and practical
understanding of the content.

Activities include creating a
digestive system model using a medium
of your choice, building a water wheel,
making crystals, and designing a chore
machine using a combination of simple machines.

Student will be required a
few resources for lab activities
such as balloons, straws, pipe
cleaners, and a spring-scale.
Most of the required resources
can be found within the common
household. There is a materials
list on the course page.

Computer: Laptop or Desktop

Printer/Scanner: Access to a
printeris highly suggested for
printing of lesson notes,
assignments and projects.
Work will also need to be
scanned and submitted.

Students will need to have an
email address and skype
account for communicating
with the teacher.


 

 

French 5

The Rosetta Stone Foundations program is comprised of : Language Training, Games & Activities, LiveTutoring, Meetings with your Teacher, and Projects. 1.Language Training​…

The Rosetta Stone Foundations program is comprised of : Language Training, Games & Activities, LiveTutoring, Meetings with your Teacher, and Projects.

1.Language Training​ teaches a second language the same way you learned your first language: by pairing words to images, easily and naturally. RosettaStone mimics this process, using rich visual imagery to help learners think in a new language and to perfect pronunciation.

2. Games & Activities​ help cement the learners’ understanding by engaging in a wide range of activities designed to sharpen language skills. 

3. Live Tutoring​ allows for interaction with other learners and builds confidence in an online, real-time interactive environment. By joining sessions of Live Tutoring, you practice and refine your conversational skills with native-speaking tutors. Each session builds on and reinforces what you have been learning in LanguageTraining.

4. Meeting with your teacher provides another opportunity for you to refine your conversational skills, ask questions, and reinforce what you are learning in the RSF program.

5. Term Projects: Culture and Christian Worldview projects are also required.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements


Unit 1 Language Basics:
sentence structure, everyday
items, colors and sizes, clothing
and quantities

Unit 2 Greeting and Introductions:
family relationships, around the
house, making acquaintances,
clothing.


Language training
activities 30%

Homework (Extended
Activities) 10%

Live Tutoring 30%

Live sessions with
teacher 10%

Projects 30%

Computer and
USB headset

German 5

Designed for the beginner German student in Grade 5-9 (no prerequisites). Students will do interactive lessons through the Rosetta Stone Foundations website and complete some…

Designed for the beginner German student in Grade 5-9 (no prerequisites). Students will do interactive lessons through the Rosetta Stone Foundations website and complete some cultural assignments in Moodle.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Rosetta Stone Level 1
(Units 1 and 2)

  • 1 activation project

  • 2 cultural research projects

  • 3 video conversation meetings
    with teacher

  • 8 live tutoring sessions through RS

  • Rosetta Stone Level 1 (Units 1 and 2) 

  • 20 hours Extended Learning in RS


Working computer with
Internet required

 

Rosetta Stone Foundations 

 

 

USB Headset with microphone

 

Mandarin 5

Mandarin 5 uses the Rosetta Stone program (units 1 and 2, level 1) that consists of language lessons (speaking, listening, pronunciation, writing, review), games activities and…

Mandarin 5 uses the Rosetta Stone program (units 1 and 2, level 1) that consists of language lessons (speaking, listening, pronunciation, writing, review), games activities and live tutorials as well as cultural and FFPOL projects. Students are immersed in the world of Mandarin Chinese language and have the choice of completing the course in Pin Yin, simplified and traditional Chinese. Projects include the activation project which reflect cultural comparisons, First Peoples perspectives, social and cultural activities and an interview with a native Mandarin speaker.

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Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Unit 1 Language Basics: 
Activation project, people and common activities, third-person pronouns and plurals, definite and indefinite articles, singular, plural, gendered nouns, subject-verb agreement, greetings and farewells, common foods, animals, everyday items, direct objects, negation, direct mixed-gendered “they”, using “what” to ask a question, yes/no questions, present progressive tense, adjectives, personal pronouns, colours, sizes, professions, first and second person pronouns, nouns, direct objects, quantity comparisons, numbers 1-6, household and clothing words, using “who” and “how many” to form a question, quantity comparison.

 

Creative Works Project

 

Unit 2: Greetings and Introduction:
Family relationships, possessive pronouns, numbers 7-12, people’s ages, questions words, compound subjects, family relationships, household words, rooms in the house, nouns, articles, common appliances, prepositions, syllables, family relationships, discussing the self, identifying your country of origin, personal pronouns, names of several cities and countries, titles and addresses, words for city landmarks, greetings, question words, colours, predicate adjectives, articles of clothing, adjectives to describe self, personal physical states

 

Interview Project


 

 

 

Students will be assessed on the accuracy of their pronunciation, matching pictures to the correct phrases, writing, comprehension, games activities and listening skills. Criterion and the rubric for the activation and creative works project are found in the Moodle course.

Unit 1: Students will complete all language lessons in this unit, 4 live tutorials and at least 6 hours of games activities along with the activation project and creative works project. Students should also complete their first live teacher meeting, plan for their second live teacher meeting shortly after half of their course is complete.

Unit 2:  Students will complete all language lessons in this unit, 4 more live tutorials for a total of 8 live tutorials by the time this unit is complete and at least 12 hours of games activities along with the interview project where students interview a native Mandarin Chinese speaker. Students should also complete their second and third live teacher meeting, review their progress in Moodle to ensure that all components outlined in the course are completed and they have submitted completion.


 

Spanish 5

The Rosetta Stone Foundations (we call it “Rosetta Stone” for short) program is comprised of three parts: 2 units of language training, games and activities, and live tutoring. The…

The Rosetta Stone Foundations (we call it “Rosetta Stone” for short) program is comprised of three parts: 2 units of language training, games and activities, and live tutoring. The course is designed for students to work at their own pace, but with prescribed time allotments for weekly work, towards an end date in the school year that they choose. They learn new material, practice it in an engaging game or activity setting, interact with a live tutor and submit projects to demonstrate what they are able to do with their new language.

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Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Activation Project

UNIT 1 – Language Basics

UNIT 2 – Greetings and Introductions


 

  • Activation: acquiring some basic food vocabulary to begin the course

  • Language lessons

  • Completion of prescribed hours of games and activities totaling 20 hours at the end of 2 units of study

  • Completion of 8 live tutor sessions and 2 teacher meetings

  • A cultural project for each of the 2 units

More details on assessment and activities described above can be found here.

Students need regular access to an internet connected computer, a headset and the ability to print and upload assignments.

Time commitment for this course is prescribed to be 3 days per week, at least 20 minutes for lessons followed by at least 10 minutes for games and activities.

 

 

Social Studies 5

This course focuses on the way God shaped Canada through historical events and the people involved, and through the unique geographical factors which are Canada.  Students will…

This course focuses on the way God shaped Canada through historical events and the people involved, and through the unique geographical factors which are Canada.  Students will use the textbook Connections Canada (Oxford publishers) as a base for introducing and understanding the story of Canada’s early development.  A variety of learning activities and responses will encourage students to empathize with the people who experienced these events and to express their learning in assignments and in their actions.

The synchronous option meets weekly. Yearly schedules can be found here

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Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements


Introduction:
Coming Together - concepts
of “being Canadian”

Unit 1 Canda’s Founding People: 
Their culture

Unit 2 Coming to Canada:
 Immigration, researching family
story

Unit 3 Government: 1st Nations
government

Unit 4: Communities

Unit 5: Transportation and
Communication

Unit 6: Resources of Canada

Unit 7 Renewing our world


Weekly formative assessment
and student reflection

Summative assessment in
completion of unit projects


Connections Canada
(Oxford publishers)

Skype or Zoom contact

Social Studies 5

This course focuses on the way God shaped Canada through historical events and the people involved, and through the unique geographical factors which are Canada.  Students will use…

This course focuses on the way God shaped Canada through historical events and the people involved, and through the unique geographical factors which are Canada.  Students will use the textbook Connections Canada (Oxford publishers) as a base for introducing and understanding the story of Canada’s early development.  A variety of learning activities and responses will encourage students to empathize with the people who experienced these events and to express their learning in assignments and in their actions.

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Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements


Introduction:
Coming Together - concepts
of “being Canadian”

Unit 1 Canda’s Founding People: 
Their culture

Unit 2 Coming to Canada:
 Immigration, researching family
story

Unit 3 Government: 1st Nations
government

Unit 4: Communities

Unit 5: Transportation and
Communication

Unit 6: Resources of Canada

Unit 7 Renewing our world


Weekly formative assessment
and student reflection

Summative assessment in
completion of unit projects


Connections Canada
(Oxford publishers)

Skype or Zoom contact

ADST 6-7: Design Thinking Through Minecraft

In this eight week module, students will have the opportunity to use their imagination and design skills to think creatively to solve given problems. They will explore the design…

In this eight week module, students will have the opportunity to use their imagination and design skills to think creatively to solve given problems.

They will explore the design thinking process using the 3D digital environment known as Minecraft.

In each lesson, students are given a mission to design a plan to solve a challenge in various Minecraft settings. They will learn to use the steps from the design process to plan, test, improve, and share their finished products.

This module can be taken at any point in grades 6-7 which is why you will see it offered at each grade level, but please note it is the same module offered at each grade so can only be taken once.

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Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

For the missions, students will:

Practice and demonstrate their Minecraft experience in a tutorial before moving on to the other challenges.

Be inspired to create an invention focusing on a problem to solve, and share the invention and its purpose at the World Expo in Minecraft.

Investigate how the concept of slope affects the making of a roller coaster.

Design and build a 3D maze (powered with redstone) that challenges players to answer questions about digital citizenship.

Think creatively to save a village from an erupting volcano.

Devise a plan, in a futuristic setting, to fuel a rocket to “escape from Everest”, all while learning to balance environmental concerns with the demands of technological progress.

Note: Although Minecraft is the technology students will be using, this is not a course on how to play Minecraft. However, if a student is new to Minecraft, this module does include tutorials for beginners or those that need refreshers.

 

 


 

Rubrics for each mission focus on how well students describe their process for each design thinking step.

Time Commitment:
This course consists of 7 lessons. Lessons 1 and 2 can be done in a week. Lessons 3, 4, and 5 take one week each. While lessons 6, and 7 may take 2 weeks each.

Requirements:
Students are required to read the missions contained within the course content, download the Word document assignments and type in responses and include screen shots in the documents, then upload their assignments within Moodle. Students need to have Minecraft purchased for their computers. Without a Minecraft account, completion of this program is not possible.

 

 

 

ADST 6-9: Lego Robotics 1

This ADST Module will introduce students to the Lego Mindstorm EV3 robotics kit and block-based coding. Students will build robots from instructions, will program a driving base,…

This ADST Module will introduce students to the Lego Mindstorm EV3 robotics kit and block-based coding. Students will build robots from instructions, will program a driving base, and will be introduced to the various sensors and motors in the kit. Using the Design Process, students will build their own emergency response robot for their final project.

Time Commitment: There are 18 lessons in this module. Most lessons are less than one hour long, including time to build with Lego. Some lessons are shorter (less than 30 minutes) while a few will require a student to build a larger robot, which could take several hours. 

Important:  Students will be able to borrow the Lego Mindstorm Kit from the Learning Commons for 8 weeks only. Because of this, students will need to complete this module in 8 weeks. 

This module can be taken at any point in grades 6, 7, 8, or 9 which is why you will see it offered at each grade level, but please note it is the same module offered at each grade so it can only be taken once.

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Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

What is a Robot?

Building Lego from Plans

Using Motors and Sensors

Introduction to Lego Programming

The Design Process

Final Design Project

 

 

 

 


 

Written assignment on Sensors and Actuators

Video submissions of Lego builds and challenges

Research on the making of products

Design Project will be assessed by the teacher and student




 


A computer with a webcam and microphone and highspeed internet connection.  

Students will need to install the Lego programming software.  This course works best on PCs. Please contact the course teacher if you do not have access to a PC and would like to take this course. 

Students will be able to reserve one of our Lego Kits for 8 weeks during the year for no extra cost.  There is a limited number of kits available. Please contact the course teacher to inquire about availability.    

 

 

 

ADST 6: Leveled Coding in Tynker

Leveled Coding in Tynker is designed to introduce students to coding and the Design Process using Tynker's online courses and tools. Students will start with an introduction to…

Leveled Coding in Tynker is designed to introduce students to coding and the Design Process using Tynker's online courses and tools.

Students will start with an introduction to Tynker, learning how to use Tynker's tools to create their own coding projects. Following this introduction students will complete one of Tynker's leveled courses, checking in with the course teacher, whom they can access for help and support along the way. The module will conclude when students complete a design challenge in Tynker's "Blank Project" workspace.

At the beginning of the module, students will meet with the module teacher to decide which Tynker course to complete. This will ensure that students are working at the right difficulty level, based on their previous experience and learning.

Students can take Leveled Coding in Tynker multiple times between grades 5 and 9. In this way, students will be able to complete several of Tynker's courses between grades 6 and 9 and can progress from block coding to line coding.

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Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Tynker Programming Lessons

Design Project

 

 

Tynker lessons will be marked for completion.

Tynker quiz scores will be referenced to check for conceptual understanding.

Design Project will be assessed by the teacher and student.  





 

A computer with an internet connection.  

Students will be set up with a Tynker account.  There is no extra cost for this.

 

 

ADST Foods 1

Food, fun and learning. This hands-on course is filled with information about food safety, nutrition and practical food preparation and cooking skills. Preview the Course Here …

Food, fun and learning. This hands-on course is filled with information about food safety, nutrition and practical food preparation and cooking skills.

Preview the Course Here

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Students will learn the basics of food preparation, nutrition, consumer awareness, plus some simple cooking and baking skills. Using elements of the design process, they will prepare, sample, and tweak recipes to create their own custom muffins to share with friends and family.

In the activities of the course, students will follow and apply the design process, which includes defining, ideating, prototyping, testing, making, and sharing.

Students final products will be assessed according to the design product rubric. The product is assessed based on its value, originality, and style.




 

Students will need access to basic cooking equipment in a home kitchen, and will need to purchase ingredients.

Students will need a computer with internet access to access course content, including streaming videos. Students may choose to print recipes or follow them on their device. 

Students will need a camera or cell phone with a camera to take photographs of some projects and activities.

Time Commitment:
This course consists of 13 lessons, varying in length from approximately 1-2 hours. Longer lessons may be completed over two days.

 

 

 

ADST Foods 2

Students will jump right into cooking in this action-packed, breakfast-themed cooking course. Learn about basic nutrition and savvy shopping, then design a custom brunch for…

Students will jump right into cooking in this action-packed, breakfast-themed cooking course. Learn about basic nutrition and savvy shopping, then design a custom brunch for friends and family using the skills and recipes you have learned.

Preview the Course Here

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Students will learn the basics of food preparation, nutrition, consumer awareness, plus some simple cooking and baking skills. Using elements of the design process, they will prepare, sample, and tweak recipes to create their own custom brunch to share with friends and family.

In the activities of the course, students will follow and apply the design process, which includes defining, ideating, prototyping, testing, making, and sharing.

Students final products will be assessed according to the design product rubric. The product is assessed based on its value, originality, and style.




 

Students will need access to basic cooking equipment in a home kitchen, and will need to purchase ingredients.

Students will need a computer with internet access to access course content, including streaming videos. Students may choose to print recipes or follow them on their device. 

Students will need a camera or cell phone with a camera to take photographs of some projects and activities.

Time Commitment:
This course consists of 13 lessons, varying in length from approximately 1-2 hours. Longer lessons may be completed over two days.

 

 

 

English 6A

This course focuses on a variety of reading strategies designed to increase comprehension and engagement with various elements of the story.  The structured writing program…

This course focuses on a variety of reading strategies designed to increase comprehension and engagement with various elements of the story.  The structured writing program incrementally introduces a variety of writing skills and genres.

This course is designed for students who did not take Online English 5

The synchronous option meets weekly. Yearly schedules can be found here

Preview the Course Here

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements


A selection of short stories and
poems engage students in a
variety of responses designed to
increase comprehension and
higher-level thinking skills. 

2 novel studies:  “Holes” by
Louis Sacher and “Anne of
Green Gables” by LM
Montgomery.

Writing Units;  keyword
outlining and 3 paragraph
writing; writing creative fables;
report writing to develop
research report writing skills;
writing on topics I know a lot about


Weekly formative assessment
with 1-1 support offered
through Skype or Zoom to edit
writing or clarify skills.

Summative assessment on
novel study projects, the publication of research
report writing unit.


“Holes” by Louis Sacher
and “Anne of Green Gables”
by LM Montgomery.

Zoom or Skype contact

English 6A

This course focuses on a variety of reading strategies designed to increase comprehension and engagement with various elements of the story.  The structured writing program…

This course focuses on a variety of reading strategies designed to increase comprehension and engagement with various elements of the story.  The structured writing program incrementally introduces a variety of writing skills and genres.

This course is designed for students who did not take Online English 5

The synchronous option meets weekly. Yearly schedules can be found here

Preview the Course Here

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements


A selection of short stories and
poems engage students in a
variety of responses designed to
increase comprehension and
higher-level thinking skills. 

2 novel studies:  “Holes” by
Louis Sacher and “Anne of
Green Gables” by LM
Montgomery.

Writing Units;  keyword
outlining and 3 paragraph
writing; writing creative fables;
report writing to develop
research report writing skills;
writing on topics I know a lot about


Weekly formative assessment
with 1-1 support offered
through Skype or Zoom to edit
writing or clarify skills.

Summative assessment on
novel study projects, the publication of research
report writing unit.


“Holes” by Louis Sacher
and “Anne of Green Gables”
by LM Montgomery.

Zoom or Skype contact

English 6A

This course focuses on a variety of reading strategies designed to increase comprehension and engagement with various elements of the story.  The structured writing program…

This course focuses on a variety of reading strategies designed to increase comprehension and engagement with various elements of the story.  The structured writing program incrementally introduces a variety of writing skills and genres.

This course is designed for students who did not take Online English 5

Preview the Course Here

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements


A selection of short stories and
poems engage students in a
variety of responses designed to
increase comprehension and
higher-level thinking skills. 

2 novel studies:  “Holes” by
Louis Sacher and “Anne of
Green Gables” by LM
Montgomery.

Writing Units;  keyword
outlining and 3 paragraph
writing; writing creative fables;
report writing to develop
research report writing skills;
writing on topics I know a lot about


Weekly formative assessment
with 1-1 support offered
through Skype or Zoom to edit
writing or clarify skills.

Summative assessment on
novel study projects, the publication of research
report writing unit.


“Holes” by Louis Sacher
and “Anne of Green Gables”
by LM Montgomery.

Zoom or Skype contact

English 6B

This course focuses on a variety of reading strategies designed to increase comprehension and engagement with various elements of the story.  The structured writing program…

This course focuses on a variety of reading strategies designed to increase comprehension and engagement with various elements of the story.  The structured writing program incrementally introduces a variety of writing skills and genres.

This course is designed for students who have previously completed the Online English 5 course.

The synchronous option meets weekly. Yearly schedules can be found here

Preview the Course Here

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements


A selection of short stories and
poems engage students in a
variety of responses designed to
increase comprehension and
higher-level thinking skills. 

2 novel studies:  “Holes” by
Louis Sacher and “Anne of
Green Gables” by LM
Montgomery.

Writing Units;  keyword
outlining and 3 paragraph
writing; writing creative fables;
report writing to develop
research report writing skills;
writing on topics I know a lot about


Weekly formative assessment
with 1-1 support offered
through Skype or Zoom to edit
writing or clarify skills.

Summative assessment on
novel study projects, the publication of research
report writing unit.


“Holes” by Louis Sacher
and “Anne of Green Gables”
by LM Montgomery.

Zoom or Skype contact

English 6B

This course focuses on a variety of reading strategies designed to increase comprehension and engagement with various elements of the story.  The structured writing program…

This course focuses on a variety of reading strategies designed to increase comprehension and engagement with various elements of the story.  The structured writing program incrementally introduces a variety of writing skills and genres.

This course is designed for students who have previously completed Online English 5

Preview the Course Here

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements


A selection of short stories and
poems engage students in a
variety of responses designed to
increase comprehension and
higher-level thinking skills. 

2 novel studies:  “Holes” by
Louis Sacher and “Anne of
Green Gables” by LM
Montgomery.

Writing Units;  keyword
outlining and 3 paragraph
writing; writing creative fables;
report writing to develop
research report writing skills;
writing on topics I know a lot about


Weekly formative assessment
with 1-1 support offered
through Skype or Zoom to edit
writing or clarify skills.

Summative assessment on
novel study projects, the publication of research
report writing unit.


“Holes” by Louis Sacher
and “Anne of Green Gables”
by LM Montgomery.

Zoom or Skype contact

Math 6

In Math 6 there are twelve units of study. Each unit will include engaging lesson videos, practice activities, assignments, and some units will include a project where students…

In Math 6 there are twelve units of study. Each unit will include engaging lesson videos, practice activities, assignments, and some units will include a project where students can apply the skills learned in a real life scenario. 

Math 6 - Synchronous:  Students meet with their teacher once a week, in a virtual class on Zoom. The teacher will introduce the lesson and assignment for the week, give instructions, lead discussion, and prepare the students for the week’s work.

The synchronous option meets weekly. Yearly schedules can be found here

Preview the Course Here

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements


Students will explore the
following topics:

  • Multiplication & Division

  • Order of Operations

  • Factors & Multiples

  • Percentages

  • Patterns

  • One-Step Equations

  • Perimeter & Area

  • Volume & Capacity

  • Angles

  • Transformations & Line Graphs

  • Probability

Students will participate in numerous
engaging hands on projects throughout
the course, applying the concepts
covered as well as developing skills in
personal inquiry and reflection.


The course is assessed using
the Mastery Math Method,
where students work to
demonstrate mastery before
moving to a new topic.

Assessment will include:
lessons, notes, practice,
assignments, tests, and projects.

Project work will include
self reflection and self-
evaluation.

Computer:
Laptop or Desktop

 

Printer/Scanner: Access
to a printer is highly
suggested for printing of
lesson notes, assignments
and projects. Work will
also need to be scanned
and submitted.

 

 

Students will need to have
an email address and skype
account for communicating
with the teacher.


*Math 6 - Synchronous:
Students commit to keeping
pace with the class and to
attending the weekly meeting
which will last approximately
15 minutes. Students must
download Zoom in order to
participate in weekly meetings.

 

Math 6

In Math 6 there are twelve units of study. Each unit will include engaging lesson videos, practice activities, assignments, and some units will include a project where students…

In Math 6 there are twelve units of study. Each unit will include engaging lesson videos, practice activities, assignments, and some units will include a project where students can apply the skills learned in a real life scenario. 

This is the traditional online model of “any time, any pace, any place”.  The student works on the course independently. The teacher is available on Skype to help with questions, editing writing.

Preview the Course Here

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements


Students will explore the
following topics:

  • Multiplication & Division

  • Order of Operations

  • Factors & Multiples

  • Percentages

  • Patterns

  • One-Step Equations

  • Perimeter & Area

  • Volume & Capacity

  • Angles

  • Transformations & Line Graphs

  • Probability

Students will participate in numerous
engaging hands on projects throughout
the course, applying the concepts
covered as well as developing skills in
personal inquiry and reflection.


The course is assessed using
the Mastery Math Method,
where students work to
demonstrate mastery before
moving to a new topic.

Assessment will include:
lessons, notes, practice,
assignments, tests, and projects.

Project work will include
self reflection and self-
evaluation.

Computer:
Laptop or Desktop

 

Printer/Scanner: Access
to a printer is highly
suggested for printing of
lesson notes, assignments
and projects. Work will
also need to be scanned
and submitted.

 

 

Students will need to have
an email address and skype
account for communicating
with the teacher.


 

Science 6

In Science 6 there are four major units of study, Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Earth Science. The course is designed to be an engaging online learning experience for students…

In Science 6 there are four major units of study, Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Earth Science. The course is designed to be an engaging online learning experience for students which includes videos, readings, hands-on activities, experiments, projects, and more.

In this synchronous module, students meet with their teacher once a week, in a virtual class on Zoom. The teacher will introduce the lesson and assignment 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 to attending the weekly meeting which will last approximately 15 minutes.

The synchronous option meets weekly. Yearly schedules can be found here

Preview the Course Here

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements


Unit 1: Biology

Eww! Gross! This unit is sure to
be a favorite for students as we
explore our amazingly designed
human bodies and discuss why
‘gross’ isn’t gross, but is totally
natural and expected! Students
will explore puberty and all that
it means for both boys and girls.

Unit 2: Physics

We’ll explore Newton’s Three laws
of Physics, and apply them to the
idea of cars and seatbelts to
determine if it’s a wise choice to
wear or not wear a seatbelt. 

Unit 3: Chemistry

Do we have any food lovers?
Whether you are or you aren’t, we
all need food to survive, and even
better if it tastes good! Students will
apply their Chemistry learning to
create a cookbook called, Mix-It-Up
– Cooking with Chemistry, involving
both homogeneous and
heterogeneous mixtures, as well as
separated mixtures. 

Unit 4: Earth Science

Come explore our universe, created
and held in the palm of God’s hand. 
Students will enjoy journeying
throughout this vast space. With a
focus on the Milky Way and its parts,
this unit starts off with an extreme
environment on Earth that bridges the
gap between Earth and Space. We then
move beyond Earth to explore the
planets and other components of the Universe.

Quizzes to check factual
understanding are a regular
part of this course.  

There are a variety of hands on
activities from projects to
experiments, which help
students gain a more concrete
and practical understanding of
the content.

Each unit includes an intriguing
project that applies to the topic.
Projects include: Puberty
Survival Kit, Seatbelt Activist
Project, Cooking with Chemistry
Cookbook, and Solar System Survival Guide.


Student will require a
few resources for hands-
on activities. Most of the
required resources can be
found within the common household. There is a list
of materials on the course
page.

Printer/Scanner: Access to
a printer is highly suggested
for printing of lesson notes,
assignments and projects.
Work will also need to be
scanned and submitted.

 

Students will need to have an
email address and skype
account for communicating
with the teacher.

 

*Science 6 - Synchronous:
Students commit to keeping
pace with the class and to
attending the weekly meeting
which will last approximately
15 minutes. Students must
download Zoomin order to
participate in weekly meetings. 

 

Science 6

In Science 6 there are four major units of study, Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Earth Science. The course is designed to be an engaging online learning experience for students…

In Science 6 there are four major units of study, Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Earth Science. The course is designed to be an engaging online learning experience for students which includes videos, readings, hands-on activities, experiments, projects, and more.

This is the traditional online model of “any time, any pace, any place”. The student works on the course independently. The teacher is available on Skype to help with questions, editing writing. 

Preview the Course Here

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements


Unit 1: Biology

Eww! Gross! This unit is sure to
be a favorite for students as we
explore our amazingly designed
human bodies and discuss why
‘gross’ isn’t gross, but is totally
natural and expected! Students
will explore puberty and all that
it means for both boys and girls.

Unit 2: Physics

We’ll explore Newton’s Three laws
of Physics, and apply them to the
idea of cars and seatbelts to
determine if it’s a wise choice to
wear or not wear a seatbelt. 

Unit 3: Chemistry

Do we have any food lovers?
Whether you are or you aren’t, we
all need food to survive, and even
better if it tastes good! Students will
apply their Chemistry learning to
create a cookbook called, Mix-It-Up
– Cooking with Chemistry, involving
both homogeneous and
heterogeneous mixtures, as well as
separated mixtures. 

Unit 4: Earth Science

Come explore our universe, created
and held in the palm of God’s hand. 
Students will enjoy journeying
throughout this vast space. With a
focus on the Milky Way and its parts,
this unit starts off with an extreme
environment on Earth that bridges the
gap between Earth and Space. We then
move beyond Earth to explore the
planets and other components of the Universe.

Quizzes to check factual
understanding are a regular
part of this course.  

There are a variety of hands on
activities from projects to
experiments, which help
students gain a more concrete
and practical understanding of
the content.

Each unit includes an intriguing
project that applies to the topic.
Projects include: Puberty
Survival Kit, Seatbelt Activist
Project, Cooking with Chemistry
Cookbook, and Solar System Survival Guide.


Student will require a
few resources for hands-
on activities. Most of the
required resources can be
found within the common household. There is a list
of materials on the course
page.

Printer/Scanner: Access to
a printer is highly suggested
for printing of lesson notes,
assignments and projects.
Work will also need to be
scanned and submitted.

 

Students will need to have an
email address and skype
account for communicating
with the teacher.

 

*Science 6 - Synchronous:
Students commit to keeping
pace with the class and to
attending the weekly meeting
which will last approximately
15 minutes. Students must
download Zoomin order to
participate in weekly meetings. 

 

French 6

The Rosetta Stone Foundations program is comprised of: Language Training, Games & Activities, LiveTutoring, Meetings with your Teacher, and Projects. 1.Language Training​…

The Rosetta Stone Foundations program is comprised of: Language Training, Games & Activities, LiveTutoring, Meetings with your Teacher, and Projects.

1.Language Training​ teaches a second language the same way you learned your first language: by pairing words to images, easily and naturally. RosettaStone mimics this process, using rich visual imagery to help learners think in a new language and to perfect pronunciation.

2. Games & Activities​ help cement the learners’ understanding by engaging in a wide range of activities designed to sharpen language skills. 

3. Live Tutoring​ allows for interaction with other learners and builds confidence in an online, real-time interactive environment. By joining sessions of Live Tutoring, you practice and refine your conversational skills with native-speaking tutors. Each session builds on and reinforces what you have been learning in LanguageTraining.

4. Meeting with your teacher provides another opportunity for you to refine your conversational skills, ask questions, and reinforce what you are learning in the RSF program.

5. Term Projects: Culture and Christian Worldview projects are also required.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements


Unit 3: Work and School:
Locations and Times of Day,
Senses and Body Parts,
Languages, Daily routines

Unit 4: Shopping: Landmarks
and Directions, Currency, Cost,
and Preferences, Materials and
Merchandise, Comparing and
Contrasting.


Language training
activities 30%

Homework (Extended
Activities) 10%

Live Tutoring 30%

Live sessions with
teacher 10%

Projects 30%


1 year of French
Instruction

Computer and USB
headset

German 6

Designed for the beginner German student in Grade 5-9 as a continuation of German Level A (prerequisite: German Level A). Students will do interactive lessons through the Rosetta…

Designed for the beginner German student in Grade 5-9 as a continuation of German Level A (prerequisite: German Level A). Students will do interactive lessons through the Rosetta Stone Foundations website and complete some cultural assignments in Moodle.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Rosetta Stone Level 1
(Units 3 and 4)

  • 1 activation project (2 parts)

  • 2 cultural research projects

  • 3 video conversation meetings
    with teacher

  • 8 live tutoring sessions through RS

  • Rosetta Stone Level 1
    (Units 3 and 4) 

  • 20 hours Extended Learning in RS


Working computer with
Internet required

 

Rosetta Stone Foundations 

 

 

USB Headset with microphone

 

Mandarin 6

Mandarin 6 uses the Rosetta Stone program (units 3 and 4, level 1) that consists of language lessons (speaking, listening, pronunciation, writing, review), games activities and…

Mandarin 6 uses the Rosetta Stone program (units 3 and 4, level 1) that consists of language lessons (speaking, listening, pronunciation, writing, review), games activities and live tutorials as well as cultural and FFPOL projects. Students are immersed in the world of Mandarin Chinese language and have the choice of completing the course in Pin Yin, simplified and traditional Chinese. Projects include the activation project which reflect cultural comparisons, First Peoples perspectives, social and cultural activities and an interview with a native Mandarin speaker.

Preview the Course Here

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Unit 3 Work and School: 
Activation project, workplaces, times of day and time-of-day greetings, question words: “when” and “where, ”time- and place-related prepositions, numbers 13-20, calendar time, days of the week, polite language, preposition: “with”, visiting a friend, parts of the body, sensory words, languages user speaks/does not speak, numbers 21-69 names of languages, reflexive verbs, morning washing routine, bedroom and bathroom objects, new adjectives

 

Creative Works Project

 

Unit 4 Shopping:
Shopping, names of several stores, things commonly bought, verbs about places and objects, express likes and dislikes, compare things, things to do around town, sports, cost of items, common currencies, common shopping phrases, different forms of payment, describing objects one shops for, comparatives, quantity, comparison words, shopping

 

 

Interview Project


 

Students will be assessed on the accuracy of their pronunciation, matching pictures to the correct phrases, writing, comprehension, games activities and listening skills. Criterion and the rubric for the activation and creative works project are found in the Moodle course.

Unit 3: Students will complete all language lessons in this unit, 4 live tutorials and at least 6 hours of games activities along with the activation project and creative works project. Students should also complete their first live teacher meeting, plan for their second live teacher meeting shortly after half of their course is complete.

Unit 4:  Students will complete all language lessons in this unit, 4 more live tutorials for a total of 8 live tutorials by the time this unit is complete and at least 12 hours of games activities along with the interview project where students interview a native Mandarin Chinese speaker. Students should also complete their second and third live teacher meeting, review their progress in Moodle to ensure that all components outlined in the course are completed and they have submitted completion.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spanish 6

The Rosetta Stone Foundations (we call it “Rosetta Stone” for short) program is comprised of three parts: 2 units of language training, games and activities, and live tutoring. The…

The Rosetta Stone Foundations (we call it “Rosetta Stone” for short) program is comprised of three parts: 2 units of language training, games and activities, and live tutoring. The course is designed for students to work at their own pace, but with prescribed time allotments for weekly work, towards an end date in the school year that they choose. They learn new material, practice it in an engaging game or activity setting, interact with a live tutor and submit projects to demonstrate what they are able to do with their new language.

Preview the Course Here

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Activation Project

UNIT 3 – Work and School 

UNIT 4 – Shopping


 

  • Activation: acquiring some basic clothing vocabulary to begin the course

  • Language lessons

  • Completion of prescribed hours of games and activities totaling 20 hours at the end of 2 units of study

  • Completion of 8 live tutor sessions and 2 teacher meetings

  • A cultural project for each of the 2 units

Students need regular access to an internet connected computer, a headset and the ability to print and upload assignments.

Time commitment for this course is prescribed to be 3 days per week, at least 20 minutes for lessons followed by at least 10 minutes for games and activities.

 

 

Social Studies 6

Since God is the Author of life, the Creator of Heaven and Earth, this course looks at His Work and asks, “What is His Good Purpose?”  We will explore various concepts of…

Since God is the Author of life, the Creator of Heaven and Earth, this course looks at His Work and asks, “What is His Good Purpose?”  We will explore various concepts of Geography/ History as they shape and inform culture. We will examine Canada and compare with other countries in our wonderful world.  We will use various online sources for information to gain insight into how other people live and look at life, beginning to understand how our worldview shapes our lives.  Students will complete a variety of assignments and projects to share their learning and be challenged to consider what they are reading and thinking with a Christian worldview.

The synchronous option meets weekly. Yearly schedules can be found here

Preview the Course Here

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Module1. Canada

A brief overview of our
history and geography;
learning to use online
resources. Culminates in
a summative project.

Module 2. Global Village

 Investigating Japanese
culture.  Culminates in an
investigation project of
another culture. 

Module 3. Aspects that
Shape our lives: Economy
Water Resources;

Cities - examination of
concepts of poverty- its causes,
effects. Students are invited to
design a project that makes a
difference after learning about
our precious water resources.
Students investigate and share
their learning about a major
city of their choice.

Module 4. Government

Includes a look at Indigenous
and Inuit stories; structure of
Canada’s government and
comparison to China’s
government system.


Weekly formative assessment
and student reflection

Summative assessment in
completion of unit projects


Skype or Zoom contact

Good internet access

 

Social Studies 6

Since God is the Author of life, the Creator of Heaven and Earth, this course looks at His Work and asks, “What is His Good Purpose?”  We will explore various concepts of…

Since God is the Author of life, the Creator of Heaven and Earth, this course looks at His Work and asks, “What is His Good Purpose?”  We will explore various concepts of Geography/ History as they shape and inform culture. We will examine Canada and compare with other countries in our wonderful world.  We will use various online sources for information to gain insight into how other people live and look at life, beginning to understand how our worldview shapes our lives.  Students will complete a variety of assignments and projects to share their learning and be challenged to consider what they are reading and thinking with a Christian worldview.

Preview the Course Here

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Module1. Canada

A brief overview of our
history and geography;
learning to use online
resources. Culminates in
a summative project.

Module 2. Global Village

 Investigating Japanese
culture.  Culminates in an
investigation project of
another culture. 

Module 3. Aspects that
Shape our lives: Economy
Water Resources;

Cities - examination of
concepts of poverty- its causes,
effects. Students are invited to
design a project that makes a
difference after learning about
our precious water resources.
Students investigate and share
their learning about a major
city of their choice.

Module 4. Government

Includes a look at Indigenous
and Inuit stories; structure of
Canada’s government and
comparison to China’s
government system.


Weekly formative assessment
and student reflection

Summative assessment in
completion of unit projects


Skype or Zoom contact

Good internet access

 

ADST 7: Leveled Coding in Tynker

Leveled Coding in Tynker is designed to introduce students to coding and the Design Process using Tynker's online courses and tools. Students will start with an introduction to…

Leveled Coding in Tynker is designed to introduce students to coding and the Design Process using Tynker's online courses and tools.

Students will start with an introduction to Tynker, learning how to use Tynker's tools to create their own coding projects. Following this introduction students will complete one of Tynker's leveled courses, checking in with the course teacher, whom they can access for help and support along the way. The module will conclude when students complete a design challenge in Tynker's "Blank Project" workspace.

At the beginning of the module, students will meet with the module teacher to decide which Tynker course to complete. This will ensure that students are working at the right difficulty level, based on their previous experience and learning.

Students can take Leveled Coding in Tynker multiple times between grades 5 and 9. In this way, students will be able to complete several of Tynker's courses between grades 6 and 9 and can progress from block coding to line coding.

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Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Tynker Programming Lessons

Design Project

 

 

Tynker lessons will be marked for completion.

Tynker quiz scores will be referenced to check for conceptual understanding.

Design Project will be assessed by the teacher and student.  





 

A computer with an internet connection.  

Students will be set up with a Tynker account.  There is no extra cost for this.

 

 

English 7

In English 7, there are four major units of study: Novel Study, Media and Stereotypes, Poetry, Memoirs. The course is designed to be an engaging online learning experience for…

In English 7, there are four major units of study: Novel Study, Media and Stereotypes, Poetry, Memoirs. The course is designed to be an engaging online learning experience for students which includes videos, reading, forum posts and writing.

The synchronous option meets weekly. Yearly schedules can be found here

Preview the Course Here

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements


Unit 1: Introduction

Language and text can be a
source of creativity and joy. 
Thinking about thinking
exercises and forum post about
who we are

Unit 2: My Name is Seepeetza
- novel study

How do our confrontations with
justice and injustice help shape
our identity?

How do these confrontations
influence the things we say and do?

Exploring stories and other texts
helps us understand ourselves and
make connections to others in the world.

UNIT 3 – Media and Stereotypes

Media influences our perspective
and may create stereotypes.

Exploring and sharing multiple
perspectives extends our thinking.

Questioning what we hear, read,
and view contributes to our ability
to be educated and engaged citizens

UNIT 4 – Poetry

Who and what influence our self-
identity?

Exploring stories and texts helps
us understand ourselves and make connections to others and to the
world.

UNIT 5 – Memoirs

 

You can explore your memories,
thoughts, and feelings to discover
who you are.

Exploring stories and other texts
helps us understand ourselves and
make connections to others and to the world.


Formative activities to interact
with novel

Forums to share

Planning steps & feedback then
summative assessment of book
review

Reflective formative quick write
activities

Steps to produce PSA with
feedback

Summative presentation & peer
responses to PSA

Participation in Forum discussions

Steps with feedback in the process
of writing a summative piece of
poetry

 

Read and reflect then respond activities

Scaffolded steps to writing a
personal memoir with feedback throughout then summative
assessment criteria


Novels:

“My Name is Seepeetza” by Shirley Stirling

 

“Petey” by Ben Mikaelsen

 

English 7

In English 7, there are four major units of study: Novel Study, Media and Stereotypes, Poetry, Memoirs. The course is designed to be an engaging online learning experience for…

In English 7, there are four major units of study: Novel Study, Media and Stereotypes, Poetry, Memoirs. The course is designed to be an engaging online learning experience for students which includes videos, reading, forum posts and writing.

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Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements


Unit 1: Introduction

Language and text can be a
source of creativity and joy. 
Thinking about thinking
exercises and forum post about
who we are

Unit 2: My Name is Seepeetza
- novel study

How do our confrontations with
justice and injustice help shape
our identity?

How do these confrontations
influence the things we say and do?

Exploring stories and other texts
helps us understand ourselves and
make connections to others in the world.

UNIT 3 – Media and Stereotypes

Media influences our perspective
and may create stereotypes.

Exploring and sharing multiple
perspectives extends our thinking.

Questioning what we hear, read,
and view contributes to our ability
to be educated and engaged citizens

UNIT 4 – Poetry

Who and what influence our self-
identity?

Exploring stories and texts helps
us understand ourselves and make connections to others and to the
world.

UNIT 5 – Memoirs

 

You can explore your memories,
thoughts, and feelings to discover
who you are.

Exploring stories and other texts
helps us understand ourselves and
make connections to others and to the world.


Formative activities to interact
with novel

Forums to share

Planning steps & feedback then
summative assessment of book
review

Reflective formative quick write
activities

Steps to produce PSA with
feedback

Summative presentation & peer
responses to PSA

Participation in Forum discussions

Steps with feedback in the process
of writing a summative piece of
poetry

 

Read and reflect then respond activities

Scaffolded steps to writing a
personal memoir with feedback throughout then summative
assessment criteria


Novels:

“My Name is Seepeetza” by Shirley Stirling

 

“Petey” by Ben Mikaelsen

 

Math 7

In Math 7 there are ten units of study. Each unit will include engaging lesson videos, practice activities, assignments, and some units will include a project where students can…

In Math 7 there are ten units of study. Each unit will include engaging lesson videos, practice activities, assignments, and some units will include a project where students can apply the skills learned in a real life scenario. 

Math 7 - Synchronous:  Students meet with their teacher once a week, in a virtual class on Zoom. The teacher will introduce the lesson and assignment for the week, give instructions, lead discussion, and prepare the students for the week’s work.

The synchronous option meets weekly. Yearly schedules can be found here

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Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements


Students will explore the
following topics:

  • Multiplication & Division

  • Operations with Integers

  • Decimals

  • Decimals & Fractions

  • Linear Relations & Equations

  • Cartesian Plane

  • 2D Geometry

  • Circles, Cylinders, & Prisms

  • Probability

  • Percent & Financial Literacy

Students will participate in numerous
engaging hands on projects throughout
the course, applying the concepts
covered as well as developing skills in
personal inquiry and reflection.


The course is assessed using
the Mastery Math Method,
where students work to
demonstrate mastery before
moving to a new topic.

Assessment will include:
lessons, notes, practice,
assignments, tests, and
projects.

Project work will include
self-reflection and self-
evaluation.

 There will be a final exam
at the end of the course.

Computer:
Laptop or Desktop

Printer/Scanner:
Access to a printer is
highly suggested for
printing of lesson notes,
assignments and projects.
Work will also need to be
scanned and submitted.

 

 

Students will need to have
an email address and skype
account for communicating
with the teacher.


*Math7 - Synchronous:
Students commit to
keeping pace with the class
and to attending the weekly
meeting which will last
approximately 15 minutes.
Students must download
Zoom in order to participate
in weekly meetings.

 

Math 7

In Math 7 there are ten units of study. Each unit will include engaging lesson videos, practice activities, assignments, and some units will include a project where students can…

In Math 7 there are ten units of study. Each unit will include engaging lesson videos, practice activities, assignments, and some units will include a project where students can apply the skills learned in a real life scenario. 

This is the traditional online model of “any time, any pace, any place”.  The student works on the course independently. The teacher is available on Skype to help with questions, editing writing.

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Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements


Students will explore the
following topics:

  • Multiplication & Division

  • Operations with Integers

  • Decimals

  • Decimals & Fractions

  • Linear Relations & Equations

  • Cartesian Plane

  • 2D Geometry

  • Circles, Cylinders, & Prisms

  • Probability

  • Percent & Financial Literacy

Students will participate in numerous
engaging hands on projects throughout
the course, applying the concepts
covered as well as developing skills in
personal inquiry and reflection.


The course is assessed using
the Mastery Math Method,
where students work to
demonstrate mastery before
moving to a new topic.

Assessment will include:
lessons, notes, practice,
assignments, tests, and
projects.

Project work will include
self-reflection and self-
evaluation.

 There will be a final exam
at the end of the course.

Computer:
Laptop or Desktop

Printer/Scanner:
Access to a printer is
highly suggested for
printing of lesson notes,
assignments and projects.
Work will also need to be
scanned and submitted.

 

 

Students will need to have
an email address and skype
account for communicating
with the teacher.

 

 

Science 7

In Science 7 there are four major units of study, Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Earth Science. The course is designed to be an engaging online learning experience for…

In Science 7 there are four major units of study, Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Earth Science. The course is designed to be an engaging online learning experience for students which includes videos, readings, lab experiences, projects interactive applets and more.

The synchronous option meets weekly. Yearly schedules can be found here

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Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements


Physics: students will explore
how electricity is generated using

electromagnetic force, investigate
the advantages and disadvantages
in using a variety of

resources to generate electricity,
and then apply their understanding
in a final project.

 

Chemistry: students explore types
of matter, atoms, types of atoms, the
Periodic Table of Elements,
compounds, types of elements and
their properties. Students investigate
crystals, acids and bases, oxidation
and more.

 

 

Biology: students will take an imaginary journey with Charles Darwin to learn
about the Scientific Process and what led
to the development of The Theory of Evolution. Students learn about
observations, inferences, lab procedure, prediction, comparative and evaluative
skills and more. Students will learn about
the difference between facts and theories
and how each are developed.

 

Earth Science: students explore how
climate change affects all different areas, and even areas that are not contributors

to the changes. Climate injustice is a big topic as we are only scratching the surface of what some of the issues are.

 


Quizzes to check factual understanding are a regular
part of this course.  

 

As well, there are a variety of
hands on activities from
projects to labs which help
students gain a more concrete
and practical understanding of
the content.

 

Activities include creating: lab reports, informational posters, compare/contrast diagrams,
hands-on and virtual lab investigations, case studies, journals and reflections, as well as self-assessment using rubrics. 


Students need regular access to an internet connected computer and the ability to print and upload assignments.

 

Most supplies for labs and projects can be found around the house.

 

 

Time commitment for this course is approximately 3 hours per week.

 

Science 7

In Science 7 there are four major units of study, Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Earth Science. The course is designed to be an engaging online learning experience for students…

In Science 7 there are four major units of study, Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Earth Science. The course is designed to be an engaging online learning experience for students which includes videos, readings, lab experiences, projects interactive applets and more.

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Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements


Physics: students will explore
how electricity is generated using

electromagnetic force, investigate
the advantages and disadvantages
in using a variety of

resources to generate electricity,
and then apply their understanding
in a final project.

 

Chemistry: students explore types
of matter, atoms, types of atoms, the
Periodic Table of Elements,
compounds, types of elements and
their properties. Students investigate
crystals, acids and bases, oxidation
and more.

 

 

Biology: students will take an imaginary journey with Charles Darwin to learn
about the Scientific Process and what led
to the development of The Theory of Evolution. Students learn about
observations, inferences, lab procedure, prediction, comparative and evaluative
skills and more. Students will learn about
the difference between facts and theories
and how each are developed.

 

Earth Science: students explore how
climate change affects all different areas, and even areas that are not contributors

to the changes. Climate injustice is a big topic as we are only scratching the surface of what some of the issues are.

 


Quizzes to check factual understanding are a regular
part of this course.  

 

As well, there are a variety of
hands on activities from
projects to labs which help
students gain a more concrete
and practical understanding of
the content.

 

Activities include creating: lab reports, informational posters, compare/contrast diagrams,
hands-on and virtual lab investigations, case studies, journals and reflections, as well as self-assessment using rubrics. 


Students need regular access to an internet connected computer and the ability to print and upload assignments.

 

Most supplies for labs and projects can be found around the house.

 

 

Time commitment for this course is approximately 3 hours per week.

 

French 7

The Rosetta Stone Foundations program is comprised: Language Training, Games & Activities, LiveTutoring, Meetings with your Teacher, and Projects. 1.Language Training​ teaches…

The Rosetta Stone Foundations program is comprised: Language Training, Games & Activities, LiveTutoring, Meetings with your Teacher, and Projects.

1.Language Training​ teaches a second language the same way you learned your first language: by pairing words to images, easily and naturally. RosettaStone mimics this process, using rich visual imagery to help learners think in a new language and to perfect pronunciation.

2. Games & Activities​ help cement the learners’ understanding by engaging in a wide range of activities designed to sharpen language skills. 

3. Live Tutoring​ allows for interaction with other learners and builds confidence in an online, real-time interactive environment. By joining sessions of Live Tutoring, you practice and refine your conversational skills with native-speaking tutors. Each session builds on and reinforces what you have been learning in LanguageTraining.

4. Meeting with your teacher provides another opportunity for you to refine your conversational skills, ask questions, and reinforce what you are learning in the RSF program.

5. Term Projects: Culture and Christian Worldview projects are also required.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements


Unit 5: Travel: Destinations,
Directions and Locations, Time,
Arrivals, Departures

Unit 6: Past and Future:

Correspondence, Meaning and
Understanding, Careers, Formal
and Informal Situations


Language training
activities 30%

Homework (Extended
Activities) 10%

Live Tutoring 30%

Live sessions with
teacher 10%

Projects 30%


2 years of French
Instruction

Computer and USB
headset

German 7

Designed for the beginner German student in Grade 5-9 as a continuation of German Level B (prerequisite: German Level B). Students will do interactive lessons through the Rosetta…

Designed for the beginner German student in Grade 5-9 as a continuation of German Level B (prerequisite: German Level B). Students will do interactive lessons through the Rosetta Stone Foundations website and complete some cultural assignments in Moodle.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Rosetta Stone Level 2

(Units 5 and 6)

  • 1 activation project (2 parts)

  • 2 cultural research projects

  • 3 video conversation meetings
    with teacher

  • 8 live tutoring sessions through RS

  • Rosetta Stone Level 2
    (Units 1 and 2) 

  • 20 hours Extended Learning in RS


Working computer with
Internet required

 

Rosetta Stone Foundations 

 

 

USB Headset with microphone

 

Mandarin 7

Mandarin 7 uses the Rosetta Stone program (units 5 and 6, level 2) that consists of language lessons (speaking, listening, pronunciation, writing, review), games activities and…

Mandarin 7 uses the Rosetta Stone program (units 5 and 6, level 2) that consists of language lessons (speaking, listening, pronunciation, writing, review), games activities and live tutorials as well as cultural and FFPOL projects. Students are immersed in the world of Mandarin Chinese language and have the choice of completing the course in Pin Yin, simplified and traditional Chinese. Projects include the activation project which reflect cultural comparisons, First Peoples perspectives, social and cultural activities and an interview with a native Mandarin speaker.

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Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Unit 5 Travel: 
Activation project, types of buildings, types of stores, asking for directions, following directions, public transportation, directional language, vehicles, verbs used with modes of transportation, various kinds of travel itineraries. specific time words, additional modes of transportation, numbers 70-99, useful vocabulary for airport travel destinations, weather language, temperature, kinds of precipitation, talking about the weather in the future

 

Creative Works Project

 

Unit 6 Past and Future:
Past tense, indirect objects, correspondence, future tense, indirect objects, asking for clarification, school subjects, imperfect tense, different levels of school and students, jobs and workplaces, contrast between past tense and imperfect tense, polite ways to make requests

 

 

Interview Project

 

 

 

Students will be assessed on the accuracy of their pronunciation, matching pictures to the correct phrases, writing, comprehension, games activities and listening skills. Criterion and the rubric for the activation and creative works project are found in the Moodle course.

Unit 5: Students will complete all language lessons in this unit, 4 live tutorials and at least 6 hours of games activities along with the activation project and creative works project. Students should also complete their first live teacher meeting, plan for their second live teacher meeting shortly after half of their course is complete.

Unit 6:  Students will complete all language lessons in this unit, 4 more live tutorials for a total of 8 live tutorials by the time this unit is complete and at least 12 hours of games activities along with the interview project where students interview a native Mandarin Chinese speaker. Students should also complete their second and third live teacher meeting, review their progress in Moodle to ensure that all components outlined in the course are completed and they have submitted completion.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spanish 7

Rosetta Stone Foundations courses are comprised of five components: Language Lessons - Teaches by pairing words to images using rich visual imagery and interactive software to…

Rosetta Stone Foundations courses are comprised of five components:

  • Language Lessons - Teaches by pairing words to images using rich visual imagery and interactive software to help learners think in a new language and to perfect pronunciation

  • Games & Activities - Allows learners to play games online, connect with language learners around the world and practice the new language learned in their lessons with other learners at a similar level

  • Live Tutoring Sessions - Allows learners to practice and refine conversational skills with native-speaking tutors building on and reinforcing what has been learned in Rosetta Lessons.

  • Projects. In addition to the Rosetta Stone requirements, additional culture specific projects are also required.

  • Live meetings with the course teacher. Face to Face sessions with the teacher to practice and discuss what the student had learned in their lessons.

Students are expected to complete three 30 minute sessions per week, alternating time spent between Language Lessons (20 minutes) and Games & Activities (10 minutes) each session. Student will attend Live Tutoring sessions every four weeks. In addition to the Rosetta Stone content, students will be required to submit 3 term projects to their teacher.

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Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Lesson 1: Destinations:

● Types of buildings

 ● Types of stores

 ● Asking for directions

 ● Following directions

Lesson 2: Directions and Location

Public transportation

 ● Directional language

 ● Vehicles

 ● Verbs used with modes of transportation

 ● Various kinds of transportation stations

Lesson 3: Time, Arrivals and Departures

Travel itineraries

 ● Specific time words

 ● Additional modes of transportation 

● Numbers 70-99

 ● Useful vocabulary for airports and train stations

Lesson 4: Weather Today and Tomorrow

Travel destinations

 ● Weather language 

● Temperature 

● Kinds of precipitation

 ● Talking about the weather in the future  

Lesson 5: Milestone

Each unit concludes with a Milestone, an interactive capstone activity that lets the learner practice key skills learned and apply new language knowledge in Communication, Acquire, interpret, and present information real-life situations.

 

 

 


Student Progress:
Complexion of Language Lessons: Core lessons, pronunciation, vocabulary and grammar.

Games:
Time spent in activity games to reinforce language acquisition.

Term Projects

Cultural Projects

 

Live Tutoring sessions



 
Level 1

Social Studies 7

A study of 4 Ancient civilizations: Egyptian, Chinese, Roman and Greek using a variety of academic websites for student investigation as “Culture Investigation Agents” recruits. …

A study of 4 Ancient civilizations: Egyptian, Chinese, Roman and Greek using a variety of academic websites for student investigation as “Culture Investigation Agents” recruits.

The synchronous option meets weekly. Yearly schedules can be found here

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Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements


Unit 1: Ancient Egypt

Unit 2: Ancient China

Unit 3: Ancient Greece

Unit 4: Ancient Rome

Each unit involves students
investigating and reflecting
upon the cultures, geography,
and history of the people.  Each
unit culminates in students
choosing a presentation topic
and sharing their learning in
projects in a shared forum.

Weekly formative assessment
on research skills, writing and
reflection in student work.  A
summative assessment is given
for the projects presented at the
end of each unit.

Reliable internet function. 
 

Skype or Zoom for interaction
with the teacher.

Social Studies 7

A study of 4 Ancient civilizations: Egyptian, Chinese, Roman and Greek using a variety of academic websites for student investigation as “Culture Investigation Agents” recruits. …

A study of 4 Ancient civilizations: Egyptian, Chinese, Roman and Greek using a variety of academic websites for student investigation as “Culture Investigation Agents” recruits.

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Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements


Unit 1: Ancient Egypt

Unit 2: Ancient China

Unit 3: Ancient Greece

Unit 4: Ancient Rome

Each unit involves students
investigating and reflecting
upon the cultures, geography,
and history of the people.  Each
unit culminates in students
choosing a presentation topic
and sharing their learning in
projects in a shared forum.

Weekly formative assessment
on research skills, writing and
reflection in student work.  A
summative assessment is given
for the projects presented at the
end of each unit.

Reliable internet function. 
 

Skype or Zoom for interaction
with the teacher.

ADST 8 Lua Programming Through Minecraft

This Minecraft Applied Design Skills and Technology 8/9 module will introduce students to programming and the design process in a 3D digital environment. Following a pre-set…

This Minecraft Applied Design Skills and Technology 8/9 module will introduce students to programming and the design process in a 3D digital environment. Following a pre-set process, students will plan, test, improve and share 3D products (maze, program and virtual diorama) using Minecraft.

Students will be asked to show proper online etiquette and discuss issues related to sharing information and products online. Students will learn to program with visual and text editors. They will interact with digital technology and show competence with the tools as they are guided to explore and create using the diversely utilized and powerful resource known as Minecraft.


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Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Tutorial World -  In this lesson, you traverse a Tutorial World with six zones. The first five zones teach basic skills used in Minecraft, and the sixth zone opens you to the world of Minecraft to practice your new skills..

Custom Skins - This lesson will take you through the steps needed to research, plan and create your own custom skin to ensure you are projecting the image and message you are intending to those who see your avatar.

Turtle Canyon - The following lesson will help you understand how to use programs to complete tasks within Minecraft. You will have to navigate the world, command turtles and program turtles to explore and solve puzzles. In this lesson, you travel through four zones. These zones teach basic skills needed to program turtles in Minecraft.

Binary - This lesson is intended to introduce some computer history and explain what binary is while teaching you how to count in binary. 

aMAZEing Turtles - This lesson plan is meant to introduce you to programing turtles using the lua language. This lesson will help you understand how to use lua to complete programming tasks within Minecraft. 

Workplace Safety and Technology - The technologies we create and use can dramatically affect our working methods, and even affect our bodies and physical environments. The creation and use of a product can create pollution, waste and damage or improve land, resource collection, processing and quality of life. When a product or technology is created there can be positive and negative consequences that the user should consider.


 

Rubrics with expectations are used for each assignment.

Time Commitment:
This course is based on 2 sessions of approximately 45 minutes every week (some students may work more or less intensively on projects) for 12 weeks.

Requirements:
Students are required to read course content, stream videos contained within the course content, download and print assignments, scan or photograph assignments, screen capture and upload their assignments within Moodle.

 

 

 

ADST 8-9: Arduino

Course Overview: This ADST Modules will introduce students to concepts of robotics including sensors, microprocessors, actuators, circuits, resistors, Ohm’s law, and line coding.…

Course Overview: This ADST Modules will introduce students to concepts of robotics including sensors, microprocessors, actuators, circuits, resistors, Ohm’s law, and line coding. Students will complete several of the projects found in the official Arduino Starter Kit. Students will build projects by following instructions. They will modify the project and then share a video of their work using FlipGrid. The module will conclude with a design project in which students will create their own electronic device to improve life at home.

Time Commitment: There are 18 lessons in this module. Most lessons are 1 to 2 hours long, including the time to build and troubleshoot the circuits and complete the lesson quizzes. Some lessons are shorter (less than 30 minutes) while the design project could take several days and many hours to complete. 

This module can be taken at any point in grades 8-9 which is why you will see it offered at each grade level, but please note it is the same module offered at each grade so it can only be taken once.

The synchronous option meets weekly. Yearly schedules can be found here

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Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Arduino Safety

Ohm’s Law and Resistors

Using the Arduino Forum

Building 6 Projects from the Arduino Projects Book

The Design Process

Final Design Project

 

 

Arduino projects will be presented through video using Flipgrid 

Frequent short quizzes 

Design Project will be assessed by the teacher and student

Self-Assessment of the Design Process steps



 

Students will need to purchase the official Arduino Starter Kit which costs approximately $130 and includes all the necessary parts and the course textbook

Computer with webcam and microphone

 

 

ADST 8-9: Lego Robotics 2

This ADST Module will build upon the concepts covered in Lego Robotics 1. Students will test the limits of the various sensors and motors, learn about gears, experiment with…

This ADST Module will build upon the concepts covered in Lego Robotics 1. Students will test the limits of the various sensors and motors, learn about gears, experiment with various coding action blocks, and will complete several design challenges as they lead up to their final project: designing a self-driving vehicle using the Design Process. 

This module can be taken at any point in grades 8- 9 which is why you will see it offered at each grade level, but please note it is the same module offered at each grade so it can only be taken once.

Time Commitment: There are 18 lessons in this module. Most lessons are less than one hour long, including time to build with Lego. Some lessons are shorter (less than 30 minutes) while a few will require a student to build a larger robot, which could take several hours. 

Important:  Students will be able to borrow the Lego Mindstorm Kit from the Learning Commons for 8 weeks only. Because of this, students will need to complete this module in 8 weeks.

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Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

What is a Robot?

Building Lego from Plans

Using Motors and Sensors

Introduction to Lego Programming

The Design Process

Final Design Project

 

 

 

Written assignment on Sensors and Actuators

Video submissions of Lego builds and challenges

Research on the making of products

Design Project will be assessed by the teacher and student


A computer with a webcam and microphone and highspeed internet connection.  

Students will need to install the Lego programming software. This course works best on PCs. Please contact the course teacher if you do not have access to a PC and would like to take this course. 

Students will be able to reserve one of our Lego Kits for 8 weeks during the year for no extra cost. There is a limited number of kits available. Please contact the course teacher to inquire about availability.    

 

 

 

ADST 8: Leveled Coding in Tynker

Leveled Coding in Tynker is designed to introduce students to coding and the Design Process using Tynker's online courses and tools. Students will start with an introduction to…

Leveled Coding in Tynker is designed to introduce students to coding and the Design Process using Tynker's online courses and tools.

Students will start with an introduction to Tynker, learning how to use Tynker's tools to create their own coding projects. Following this introduction students will complete one of Tynker's leveled courses, checking in with the course teacher, whom they can access for help and support along the way. The module will conclude when students complete a design challenge in Tynker's "Blank Project" workspace.

At the beginning of the module, students will meet with the module teacher to decide which Tynker course to complete. This will ensure that students are working at the right difficulty level, based on their previous experience and learning.

Students can take Leveled Coding in Tynker multiple times between grades 5 and 9. In this way, students will be able to complete several of Tynker's courses between grades 6 and 9 and can progress from block coding to line coding.

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Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Tynker Programming Lessons

Design Project

 

 

Tynker lessons will be marked for completion.

Tynker quiz scores will be referenced to check for conceptual understanding.

Design Project will be assessed by the teacher and student.  





 

A computer with an internet connection.  

Students will be set up with a Tynker account.  There is no extra cost for this.

 

 

Bible 8

This course will reveal the nature, character and attributes of God in light of Scripture to give teens a better grasp of who God is. It is based on the premise that the more we…

This course will reveal the nature, character and attributes of God in light of Scripture to give teens a better grasp of who God is. It is based on the premise that the more we know and understand God through a careful study of His Word, the greater will be our personal challenge to maintain a right relationship with Him.

Time Commitment:

Based on a semester pacing, this course is based on five, 45 to 60 minute lesson parts every week.

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Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Knowing God,

Attributes of God,

Character and Existence
of God,

Creation,

World Religions

Students will be assessed
(via a series of assignment
work, projects, etc.) on their
understanding of who God is,
His attributes, and
characteristics, and humanity’s
place in light of this.

“Let God Be God”
and the Bible

English 8

English 8 is about tribes and stories. Our tribe is a group of people that we identify with - a group that we are part of, whether it is our family, our community, our…

English 8 is about tribes and stories.

Our tribe is a group of people that we identify with - a group that we are part of, whether it is our family, our community, our religious community, our ethnic background, or our nationality. A tribe can be fans of the same hockey team or the same music band. A tribe can be a church. If you have stories in common with a group of people, you’re part of a tribe. In the first part of English 8, students will be figuring out who their tribe is, and learning to tell the stories of their people.

The second part of the course talks about the shadow side of being part of tribes. What happens when we start to think that our tribe is superior to other tribes? What if we start to hate people from other groups because we are blinded by loyalty to our own? How do we obey the great commandment to love our neighbour as ourselves, and how can hearing other people’s stories help us to have compassion for others? For this part of the course, students will be studying two novels, The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton, and Wonder by R.J. Palacio.

In the final part of the course, students will have a chance to tell their family’s story through a documentary, slideshow, or magazine. Hopefully this will help them to have a sense of healthy pride in their own family’s story, and will help them connect with their families in a new way. 

Synchronous:  Students meet with their teacher in a virtual class on Zoom.  Cameras are on as our purpose is to build community. The teacher will introduce the lesson and assignment 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 to attending the weekly meeting which will last approximately 15-30 minutes. 

Time Commitment:  

This course consists of 28 lessons. Each lesson is designed to take approximately one week, with most weeks comprised of three 40 minute sessions. Students who wish to complete the course in a single semester can complete the lessons at their own pace.

The synchronous option meets weekly. Yearly schedules can be found here

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Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Unit 1: Learning to Tell Your Story

  • Creative writing

  • Research

  • Interviewing

  • Family history

  • Identity 

  • Oral stories

 

Unit 2: The Outsiders Novel Study

 

  • Thinking Routines

  • Character analysis

  • Morality

  • Paragraph Writing

 

Unit 3: Us vs. Them

 

  • Homelessness

  • Research and source integration

  • Essay writing 

 

Unit 4:  Wonder Novel Study

 

  • Thinking Routines

  • Character analysis

  • Perspectives

 

Unit 5: Family Documentary

 

  • Presentations

  • Using various media

  • Research

  • Telling your story


Various written assignments
are submitted and marked
with feedback each week. 
These include thinking
routines, paragraphs, reports,
short answers, forum posts,
creative writing assignments,
essays, and more.

Rubrics are used throughout
the course.

Written feedback is also
provided.

Various written assignments
are submitted and marked
with feedback each week. 
These include thinking routines, paragraphs, reports, short
answers, forum posts, creative
writing assignments, essays,
and more.

 

Rubrics are used throughout
the course.

 

Written feedback is also
provided.


Students are required to
stream videos contained
within the course content,
download and print
assignments and note
packages, scan (either by
taking pictures or physically
scanning) and upload their assignments within Moodle.

Students may borrow or
purchase the following novels:

The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton

 

Wonder by R.J. Palacio

 

Synchronous students will need a webcam and microphone.

 

English 8

English 8 is about tribes and stories. Our tribe is a group of people that we identify with - a group that we are part of, whether it is our family, our community, our religious…

English 8 is about tribes and stories.

Our tribe is a group of people that we identify with - a group that we are part of, whether it is our family, our community, our religious community, our ethnic background, or our nationality. A tribe can be fans of the same hockey team or the same music band. A tribe can be a church. If you have stories in common with a group of people, you’re part of a tribe. In the first part of English 8, students will be figuring out who their tribe is, and learning to tell the stories of their people.

The second part of the course talks about the shadow side of being part of tribes. What happens when we start to think that our tribe is superior to other tribes? What if we start to hate people from other groups because we are blinded by loyalty to our own? How do we obey the great commandment to love our neighbour as ourselves, and how can hearing other people’s stories help us to have compassion for others? For this part of the course, students will be studying two novels, The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton, and Wonder by R.J. Palacio.

In the final part of the course, students will have a chance to tell their family’s story through a documentary, slideshow, or magazine. Hopefully this will help them to have a sense of healthy pride in their own family’s story, and will help them connect with their families in a new way. 

This is the traditional Online model of “any time, any pace, any place.”  The student works on the course independently. The teacher is available on Zoom to help with questions and writing development.

Time Commitment:  

This course consists of 28 lessons. Each lesson is designed to take approximately one week, with most weeks comprised of three 40 minute sessions. Students who wish to complete the course in a single semester can complete the lessons at their own pace.

The synchronous option meets weekly. Yearly schedules can be found here

Preview the Course Here

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Unit 1: Learning to Tell Your Story

  • Creative writing

  • Research

  • Interviewing

  • Family history

  • Identity 

  • Oral stories

 

Unit 2: The Outsiders Novel Study

 

  • Thinking Routines

  • Character analysis

  • Morality

  • Paragraph Writing

 

Unit 3: Us vs. Them

 

  • Homelessness

  • Research and source integration

  • Essay writing 

 

Unit 4:  Wonder Novel Study

 

  • Thinking Routines

  • Character analysis

  • Perspectives

 

Unit 5: Family Documentary

 

  • Presentations

  • Using various media

  • Research

  • Telling your story


Various written assignments
are submitted and marked
with feedback each week. 
These include thinking
routines, paragraphs, reports,
short answers, forum posts,
creative writing assignments,
essays, and more.

Rubrics are used throughout
the course.

Written feedback is also
provided.

Various written assignments
are submitted and marked
with feedback each week. 
These include thinking routines, paragraphs, reports, short
answers, forum posts, creative
writing assignments, essays,
and more.

 

Rubrics are used throughout
the course.

 

Written feedback is also
provided.


Students are required to
stream videos contained
within the course content,
download and print
assignments and note
packages, scan (either by
taking pictures or physically
scanning) and upload their assignments within Moodle.

Students may borrow or
purchase the following novels:

The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton

 

Wonder by R.J. Palacio

 

 

 

Literacy Foundations Math 5

Literacy Foundations Math is designed to help students who have fallen behind with their Math skills. Specifically this course is built to support students heading into Workplace…

Literacy Foundations Math is designed to help students who have fallen behind with their Math skills. Specifically this course is built to support students heading into Workplace Math 10, and Workplace Math 11. As you go through this course you will build the toolkit required to be successful in the lower streams of Math in Grade 10 and 11. This is the paper-based option where a textbook and 3 additional paper resources need to be printed off and completed.

If a student is multiple grades behind in their Math level, this is the course for them. 

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Unit 1: Number
Multiplying, Dividing, Adding, Subtracting, Measuring, Averaging

Unit 2: Fractions, Decimals, Percentages

Unit 3: Geometry
Lines, Degrees, Angles, Triangles, Rectangles, Prisms

Unit 4: Exponents 

Unit 5: Circles and Volume

Unit 6: Algebra and Graphing

Unit 7: Statistics and Probability

When a student completes “Bridge the Gap Math”
each lesson is split into a page on teaching, and a
page of test questions. Students must complete
the test question for required lessons in the Unit. 

Each Unit wraps up with a summative assessment
called the ‘Unit Challenge’ and contains multiple different kinds of questions: M/C, short answer, long answer, word problems. 

There are additional units that are printed off and worked through.

“Bridge the Gap Math” by Laurie Beesting

Laptop/Computer

Google Chrome web browser (not a Requirement but a STRONG suggestion)

Printer

Scanner (you can use your smart phone if you don’t have a scanner)

StudyForge (optional: it’s a $30 subscription and provides students with the entire course in video format)

Literacy Foundations Math 5

Literacy Foundations Math is designed to help students who have fallen behind with their Math skills. Specifically this course is built to support students heading into Workplace…

Literacy Foundations Math is designed to help students who have fallen behind with their Math skills. Specifically this course is built to support students heading into Workplace Math 10, and is followed up with Literacy Foundations Math Level 6. As you go through this course you will build the toolkit required to be successful in the lower streams of Math Grade 10 and 11. There are many units but they are bite-sized. 

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Operations with Integers

Decimals and Fractions

Multiplying and Dividing Fractions

 

Percents

 

Exponents

 

Algebra

 

Cartesian Plane 

 

Circles

Volume

 

Ratios and Proportions

 

Line Graphs

 

Probability

 

Each chapter is split into Lessons where you are required to complete 3 things:

  1. Complete the Chapter Note Package

  2. Watch all of the Lesson videos

  3. Complete at least 5 practice questions in a Lesson

Each chapter then has an assignment to gauge if the concepts have been learned. 

Each chapter wraps up with a summative assessment called the ‘Chapter Challenge’ and includes 3 things: 

  1. M/C questions

  2. Short Answer questions

  3. Word Problems

Laptop

Google Chrome web browser (not a Requirement but a STRONG suggestion)

Printer

Scanner (you can use your smartphone if you don’t have a scanner)

Math 8

In Math 8 there are ten units of study. Each unit will include engaging lesson videos, practice activities, assignments, and some units will include a project where students can…

In Math 8 there are ten units of study. Each unit will include engaging lesson videos, practice activities, assignments, and some units will include a project where students can apply the skills learned in a real life scenario. 

Math 8 - Synchronous:  Students meet with their teacher once a week, in a virtual class on Zoom. The teacher will introduce the lesson and assignment for the week, give instructions, lead discussion, and prepare the students for the week’s work.

The synchronous option meets weekly. Yearly schedules can be found here

Preview the Course Here

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements


Students will explore the
following topics:

  • Percents

  • Squares, Cubes, & Pythagoras

  • Rate & Proportion

  • Adding & Subtracting Fractions

  • Multiplying & Dividing Fractions

  • Linear Equations

  • Geometry & Nets

  • Surface Area & Volume

  • Probability

  • Financial Literacy

Students will participate in
numerous engaging hands on
projects throughout  the course,
applying the concepts covered as
well as developing skills in
personal inquiry and reflection.


The course is assessed using
the Mastery Math Method,
where students work to
demonstrate mastery before
moving to a new topic.

Assessment will include:
lessons, notes, practice,
assignments, tests, and
projects.

Project work will include
self-reflection and self-
evaluation.

 There will be a final exam
at the end of the course.

Computer:
Laptop or Desktop

 

Printer/Scanner: Access
to a printer is highly
suggested for printing of
lesson notes, assignments
and projects. Work will
also need to be scanned
and submitted.

 

 

Students will need to have
an email address and skype
account for communicating
with the teacher.

 

 

*Math 8 - Synchronous:
Students commit to keeping
pace with the class and to
attending the weekly meeting
which will last approximately
15 minutes. Students must
download Zoom in order to
participate in weekly meetings.

 

Math 8

In Math 8 there are ten units of study. Each unit will include engaging lesson videos, practice activities, assignments, and some units will include a project where students can…

In Math 8 there are ten units of study. Each unit will include engaging lesson videos, practice activities, assignments, and some units will include a project where students can apply the skills learned in a real life scenario. 

This is the traditional online model of “any time, any pace, any place”.  The student works on the course independently. The teacher is available on Skype to help with questions, editing writing.

Preview the Course Here

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements


Students will explore the
following topics:

  • Percents

  • Squares, Cubes, & Pythagoras

  • Rate & Proportion

  • Adding & Subtracting Fractions

  • Multiplying & Dividing Fractions

  • Linear Equations

  • Geometry & Nets

  • Surface Area & Volume

  • Probability

  • Financial Literacy

Students will participate in
numerous engaging hands on
projects throughout  the course,
applying the concepts covered as
well as developing skills in
personal inquiry and reflection.


The course is assessed using
the Mastery Math Method,
where students work to
demonstrate mastery before
moving to a new topic.

Assessment will include:
lessons, notes, practice,
assignments, tests, and
projects.

Project work will include
self-reflection and self-
evaluation.

 There will be a final exam
at the end of the course.

Computer:
Laptop or Desktop

 

Printer/Scanner: Access
to a printer is highly
suggested for printing of
lesson notes, assignments
and projects. Work will
also need to be scanned
and submitted.

 

 

Students will need to have
an email address and skype
account for communicating
with the teacher.

 

 

 

 

Science 8

In Science 8 there are four major units of study, Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Earth Science. The course is designed to be an engaging online learning experience for students…

In Science 8 there are four major units of study, Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Earth Science. The course is designed to be an engaging online learning experience for students which includes videos, readings, lab experiences, projects interactive applets and more.

The synchronous option meets weekly. Yearly schedules can be found here

Preview the Course Here

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements


Earth Science: explore earthquakes,
plate tectonics and the structure of
the planet.

Biology: take an in-depth look at the
smallest unit of life, the cell.  Explore
the various functions of animal cells,
plant cells and cells who are creatures
in their own right.

 

Physics: explore the properties of light
and how it behaves around mirrors,
prisms and cameras.

 

Chemistry: learn about the elements
that make up our world and how our
understanding of atoms has changed
over time.

 

Quizzes to check factual
understanding are a regular
part of this course.  

As well, there are a variety of
hands on activities from projects
to labs which help students gain a
more concrete and practical
understanding of the content.

Activities include creating a cell
model using a medium of your
choice, writing speeches for the Prime
Minister of Canada about earthquake
risks and building your own pinhole camera.

Students need regular access
to an internet connected
computer and the ability to
print and upload assignments.

Most supplies for labs and
projects can be found around
the house.

 

Time commitment for this
course is approximately 3 hours per week

 

Science 8

In Science 8 there are four major units of study, Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Earth Science. The course is designed to be an engaging online learning experience for students…

In Science 8 there are four major units of study, Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Earth Science. The course is designed to be an engaging online learning experience for students which includes videos, readings, lab experiences, projects interactive applets and more.

Preview the Course Here

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements


Earth Science: explore earthquakes,
plate tectonics and the structure of
the planet.

Biology: take an in-depth look at the
smallest unit of life, the cell.  Explore
the various functions of animal cells,
plant cells and cells who are creatures
in their own right.

 

Physics: explore the properties of light
and how it behaves around mirrors,
prisms and cameras.

 

Chemistry: learn about the elements
that make up our world and how our
understanding of atoms has changed
over time.

 

Quizzes to check factual
understanding are a regular
part of this course.  

As well, there are a variety of
hands on activities from projects
to labs which help students gain a
more concrete and practical
understanding of the content.

Activities include creating a cell
model using a medium of your
choice, writing speeches for the Prime
Minister of Canada about earthquake
risks and building your own pinhole camera.

Students need regular access
to an internet connected
computer and the ability to
print and upload assignments.

Most supplies for labs and
projects can be found around
the house.

 

Time commitment for this
course is approximately 3 hours per week

 

French 8

The Rosetta Stone Foundations program is comprised: Language Training, Games & Activities, LiveTutoring, Meetings with your Teacher, and Projects. 1.Language Training​ teaches…

The Rosetta Stone Foundations program is comprised: Language Training, Games & Activities, LiveTutoring, Meetings with your Teacher, and Projects.

1.Language Training​ teaches a second language the same way you learned your first language: by pairing words to images, easily and naturally. RosettaStone mimics this process, using rich visual imagery to help learners think in a new language and to perfect pronunciation.

2. Games & Activities​ help cement the learners’ understanding by engaging in a wide range of activities designed to sharpen language skills. 

3. Live Tutoring​ allows for interaction with other learners and builds confidence in an online, real-time interactive environment. By joining sessions of Live Tutoring, you practice and refine your conversational skills with native-speaking tutors. Each session builds on and reinforces what you have been learning in LanguageTraining.

4. Meeting with your teacher provides another opportunity for you to refine your conversational skills, ask questions, and reinforce what you are learning in the RSF program.

5. Term Projects: Culture and Christian Worldview projects are also required.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements


Unit 7: Friends and Social Life:
Giving and Following Instructions,
Planning, Celebrations and Culture,
Invitations and Apologies

Unit 8: Dining and Vacations: Dining
In and Out, Landmarks and The Arts,
Emotions, Vacation Activities.


Language training
activities 30%

Homework (Extended
Activities) 10%

Live Tutoring 30%

Live sessions with
teacher 10%

Projects 30%


3 years of French
Instruction

Computer and USB
headset

German 8

Designed for the intermediate German student in Grade 5-9 as a continuation of German Level C (prerequisite: German Level C). Students will do interactive lessons through the…

Designed for the intermediate German student in Grade 5-9 as a continuation of German Level C (prerequisite: German Level C). Students will do interactive lessons through the Rosetta Stone Foundations website and complete some cultural assignments in Moodle.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Rosetta Stone Level 2

(Units 7 and 8)

  • 1 activation project (2 parts)

  • 2 cultural research projects

  • 3 video conversation meetings
    with teacher

  • 8 live tutoring sessions through RS

  • Rosetta Stone Level 2
    (Units 3 and 4) 

  • 20 hours Extended Learning in RS


Working computer with
Internet required

 

Rosetta Stone Foundations 

 

 

USB Headset with microphone

 

Spanish 8

The Rosetta Stone Foundations (we call it “Rosetta Stone” for short) program is comprised of three parts: 2 units of language training, games and activities, and live tutoring. The…

The Rosetta Stone Foundations (we call it “Rosetta Stone” for short) program is comprised of three parts: 2 units of language training, games and activities, and live tutoring. The course is designed for students to work at their own pace, but with prescribed time allotments for weekly work, towards an end date in the school year that they choose. They learn new material, practice it in an engaging game or activity setting, interact with a live tutor and submit projects to demonstrate what they are able to do with their new language.

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Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Activation Project

UNIT 7 – Friends and Social Life

UNIT 8 – Dining and Vacation


 

  • Activation: learning about leisure time activities of peers living in Latin American countries

  • Language lessons

  • Completion of prescribed hours of games and activities totaling 20 hours at the end of 2 units of study

  • Completion of 8 live tutor sessions and 2 teacher meetings

  • A cultural project for each of the 2 units

Students need regular access to an internet connected computer, a headset and the ability to print and upload assignments.

Time commitment for this course is prescribed to be 3 days per week, at least 20 minutes for lessons followed by at least 10 minutes for games and activities.

 

 

Social Studies 8

This course will examine three foundational peoples and cultures from around the world in the Medieval Era, Europe, Middle East, and Asia. To get a better perspective, we will also…

This course will examine three foundational peoples and cultures from around the world in the Medieval Era, Europe, Middle East, and Asia. To get a better perspective, we will also look at the foundational beliefs and knowledge that each culture comes to the exchange with so we can better understand the emergence of the First Global Era.

We are now offering a synchronous option where students meet as a group with the course teacher via video conferencing at a set time each week. This option is designed to develop community, go over each week’s lesson briefly, ask questions, etc.

The synchronous option meets weekly. Yearly schedules can be found here

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Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

The Cultural, European,
Islamic, Asian Exchange

 

The First Global Era

Students will be assessed on
their understanding of the issues,
ideas, events, and key players of
the times and places of the
Medieval Era; using critical
thinking and strong writing skills
along the way.

Students are required to stream
videos, download and print or
complete assignments online, scan
(either by taking pictures or
physically scanning) and upload
their assignments within Moodle.

Social Studies 8

This course will examine three foundational peoples and cultures from around the world in the Medieval Era, Europe, Middle East, and Asia. To get a better perspective, we will also…

This course will examine three foundational peoples and cultures from around the world in the Medieval Era, Europe, Middle East, and Asia. To get a better perspective, we will also look at the foundational beliefs and knowledge that each culture comes to the exchange with so we can better understand the emergence of the First Global Era.

Preview the Course Here

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

The Cultural, European,
Islamic, Asian Exchange

 

The First Global Era

Students will be assessed on
their understanding of the issues,
ideas, events, and key players of
the times and places of the
Medieval Era; using critical
thinking and strong writing skills
along the way.

Students are required to stream
videos, download and print or
complete assignments online, scan
(either by taking pictures or
physically scanning) and upload
their assignments within Moodle.

ADST 9 Lua Programming Through Minecraft

This Minecraft Applied Design Skills and Technology 8/9 module will introduce students to programming and the design process in a 3D digital environment. Following a pre-set…

This Minecraft Applied Design Skills and Technology 8/9 module will introduce students to programming and the design process in a 3D digital environment. Following a pre-set process, students will plan, test, improve and share 3D products (maze, program and virtual diorama) using Minecraft.

Students will be asked to show proper online etiquette and discuss issues related to sharing information and products online. Students will learn to program with visual and text editors. They will interact with digital technology and show competence with the tools as they are guided to explore and create using the diversely utilized and powerful resource known as Minecraft.


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Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Tutorial World -  In this lesson, you traverse a Tutorial World with six zones. The first five zones teach basic skills used in Minecraft, and the sixth zone opens you to the world of Minecraft to practice your new skills..

Custom Skins - This lesson will take you through the steps needed to research, plan and create your own custom skin to ensure you are projecting the image and message you are intending to those who see your avatar.

Turtle Canyon - The following lesson will help you understand how to use programs to complete tasks within Minecraft. You will have to navigate the world, command turtles and program turtles to explore and solve puzzles. In this lesson, you travel through four zones. These zones teach basic skills needed to program turtles in Minecraft.

Binary - This lesson is intended to introduce some computer history and explain what binary is while teaching you how to count in binary. 

aMAZEing Turtles - This lesson plan is meant to introduce you to programing turtles using the lua language. This lesson will help you understand how to use lua to complete programming tasks within Minecraft. 

Workplace Safety and Technology - The technologies we create and use can dramatically affect our working methods, and even affect our bodies and physical environments. The creation and use of a product can create pollution, waste and damage or improve land, resource collection, processing and quality of life. When a product or technology is created there can be positive and negative consequences that the user should consider.


 

Rubrics with expectations are used for each assignment.

Time Commitment:
This course is based on 2 sessions of approximately 45 minutes every week (some students may work more or less intensively on projects) for 12 weeks.

Requirements:
Students are required to read course content, stream videos contained within the course content, download and print assignments, scan or photograph assignments, screen capture and upload their assignments within Moodle.

 

 

 

ADST 9: Leveled Coding in Tynker

Leveled Coding in Tynker is designed to introduce students to coding and the Design Process using Tynker's online courses and tools. Students will start with an introduction to…

Leveled Coding in Tynker is designed to introduce students to coding and the Design Process using Tynker's online courses and tools.

Students will start with an introduction to Tynker, learning how to use Tynker's tools to create their own coding projects. Following this introduction students will complete one of Tynker's leveled courses, checking in with the course teacher, whom they can access for help and support along the way. The module will conclude when students complete a design challenge in Tynker's "Blank Project" workspace.

At the beginning of the module, students will meet with the module teacher to decide which Tynker course to complete. This will ensure that students are working at the right difficulty level, based on their previous experience and learning.

Students can take Leveled Coding in Tynker multiple times between grades 5 and 9. In this way, students will be able to complete several of Tynker's courses between grades 6 and 9 and can progress from block coding to line coding.

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Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Tynker Programming Lessons

Design Project

 

 

Tynker lessons will be marked for completion.

Tynker quiz scores will be referenced to check for conceptual understanding.

Design Project will be assessed by the teacher and student.  





 

A computer with an internet connection.  

Students will be set up with a Tynker account.  There is no extra cost for this.

 

 

Studio Art 9

The world is a complex and beautiful place created by God for us to enjoy. The Visual Arts offer a unique opportunity for students to develop their craft, to imitate and…

The world is a complex and beautiful place created by God for us to enjoy. The Visual Arts offer a unique opportunity for students to develop their craft, to imitate and emulate what they see created around them and through recorded history. We live in a large canvas full of colour, beauty, sound, and life.

Image development involves students engaging actively in a purposeful design process. Students will use a variety of common art materials, technologies, and processes to organize the visual elements and principles of design.

Students will be expected to maintain a sketchbook, create an advertising campaign for a band, practice one and two point perspective drawing techniques, visit and reflect on an art gallery, view works of note from art history and create a personalized version of a selected master work.

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Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Art Diary

Elements and Principles of
Design: Art Attack!

 

Drawing One & Two Point
Perspective

 

Art Gallery Visit & Art
Appreciation

 

Lunching with the Masters...
Research Paper & Painting

 


Sketchbook/Art Diary
entries 

Major Assignments

Process images


Access to a scanner or camera
to capture images and share
work.  

 

Various Art materials such as
paper, pencils, pencil crayon
and either acrylic or watercolour
paint.

 

Bible 9

Bible 9 is centred on the idea of mastering one's Bible study skills. Some of the topics covered include the origin and inspiration of the Bible as well as how it came to us and…

Bible 9 is centred on the idea of mastering one's Bible study skills. Some of the topics covered include the origin and inspiration of the Bible as well as how it came to us and the writing of the canon. Other topics taught in this course focus on translation issues, paraphrasing versus standard translations and how to do a 3-step inductive bible study. This course will focus on the Bible, how to read it, the question of inspiration, translation, the use of induction when studying scripture, Biblical themes, literary themes, application, and devotional usage.

Time Commitment:

Based on a semester pacing, this course is based on 5, 45 to 60 minute lessons parts every week.

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Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Inspiration of Scripture,

Canon of Scripture,

Translation,

Inductive Bible Study,

Themes,

Literary Devices,

Biblical Application

Students will be assessed
(via a series of assignment
work, projects, etc.) on their
understanding of the Bible,
how it’s comprised (scriptural
canon), the issue of inspiration,
literary devices, application of
its use, etc

“Mastering Bible Study Skills”.

Students will be working through
this book throughout the course.
All assignments are supplied within
the course and will either be
uploaded within, or posted directly
to, the course in their appropriate locations.

English 9

English 9 begins by helping the students to connect to stories from around the world, and hearing about some of the challenges that people around the world are facing today.…

English 9 begins by helping the students to connect to stories from around the world, and hearing about some of the challenges that people around the world are facing today. Students will read “Iqbal,” view documentaries about global issues, engage with poetry, media studies and choose a second novel that deals with a global issue that interests them. We are now offering a synchronous option where students meet as a group with the course teacher via video conferencing at a set time each week. This option is designed to develop community, go over each week’s lesson briefly, ask questions, etc.

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Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Global Stories,

Exploring Global Issues,

Other Ways of Telling a

Story.

Students will be assessed on
novel studies, poetic and literary
devices, and media studies that
will help them use critical thinking
skills.

Students are required to stream
videos contained within the
course content, download
assignments, and upload their
assignments within Moodle.
Students will need to borrow or
purchase two novels.

English 9

This online, Synchronous module of English 9 begins by helping the students to connect to stories from around the world, and hearing about some of the challenges that people around…

This online, Synchronous module of English 9 begins by helping the students to connect to stories from around the world, and hearing about some of the challenges that people around the world are facing today. Students will read “Iqbal,” view documentaries about global issues, engage with poetry, media studies and choose a second novel that deals with a global issue that interests them. We are now offering a synchronous option where students meet as a group with the course teacher via video conferencing at a set time each week. This option is designed to develop community, go over each week’s lesson briefly, ask questions, etc.

The synchronous option meets weekly. Yearly schedules can be found here

Preview the Course Here

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Global Stories,

Exploring
Global Issues,

Other Ways
of Telling a Story.

Students will be assessed on
novel studies, poetic and
literary devices, and media
studies that will help them use
critical thinking skills.

Students are required to stream
videos contained within the course
content, download assignments,
and upload their assignments within
Moodle. Students will need to borrow
or purchase two novels.

Literacy Foundations Math 6

Literacy Foundations Math is designed to help students who have fallen behind with their Math skills. Specifically this course is built to support students heading into Workplace…

Literacy Foundations Math is designed to help students who have fallen behind with their Math skills. Specifically this course is built to support students heading into Workplace Math 10, followed by Workplace Math 11. As you go through this course you will build the toolkit required to be successful in the lower streams of Math in Grade 10 and 11. There are many units but they are bite-sized.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Rational Numbers

Exponents

 

Square Roots and Pythagoras

 

Linear Relations

 

Linear Equations

 

Shapes

 

Measurement

 

Each chapter is split into Lessons where you are required to complete 3 things:

  1. Complete the Chapter Note Package

  2. Watch all of the Lesson videos

  3. Complete at least 5 practice questions in a Lesson

Each chapter then has an assignment to gauge if the concepts have been learned. 

Each chapter wraps up with a summative assessment called the ‘Chapter Challenge’ and includes 3 things: 

  1. M/C questions

  2. Short Answer questions

  3. Word Problems

Laptop/computer

Google Chrome web browser (not a Requirement but a STRONG suggestion)

Printer

Scanner (you can use your smart phone if you don’t have a scanner)

Science 9

In Science 9 there are four major units of study, Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Earth Science.   This course is designed to be an engaging, online learning experience for…

In Science 9 there are four major units of study, Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Earth Science.   This course is designed to be an engaging, online learning experience for students which includes videos, readings, labs experiences, projects, interactive applets and more.

The synchronous option meets weekly. Yearly schedules can be found here

Preview the Course Here

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Biology:  learn about genetics,
starting with cell division and
the production of new genetic
material. Take on the role of a
genetic scientist and think about
the ethics of genetic manipulation.

Physics:  electricity is all around
us and most of us are dependent
on it for many aspects of our lives. 
Learn about static and current
electricity, resistance, Ohm’s law
and electrical circuits. Use your
knowledge to design a proposal to
help a First Nations solve their
problem of lack of reliable power.

 

Chemistry:  Everything in the
universe is made of atoms.  Learn
about how our understanding of
the atom has changed over time and
how very small differences in atoms
make huge differences between
elements.  

 

Earth Science:  The earth is our only
home.  Learn about different
ecosystems and the complex complex
set of circumstances necessary to keep
them functioning properly.  Use your
knowledge and your voice to speak out
to protect the world we live in.

 


Quizzes to check factual
understanding are a regular
part of this course.  

As well, there are a variety of
hands on activities from projects
to labs which help students gain
a more concrete and practical
understanding of the content.

Activities include making a DNA
model, creating an Art Gallery of
atomic understanding and preparing
for a meeting with a couple seeking
genetic advice.  The course also
includes formal science labs where
students make observations and draw conclusions.


Students need regular access
to an internet connected
computer and the ability to
print and upload assignments.

 

Most supplies for labs and
projects can be found around
the house.

 

Time commitment for this
course is approximately 3 hours
per week.

 

Science 9

In Science 9 there are four major units of study, Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Earth Science.   This course is designed to be an engaging, online learning experience for…

In Science 9 there are four major units of study, Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Earth Science.   This course is designed to be an engaging, online learning experience for students which includes videos, readings, labs experiences, projects, interactive applets and more.

Preview the Course Here

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Biology:  learn about genetics,
starting with cell division and
the production of new genetic
material. Take on the role of a
genetic scientist and think about
the ethics of genetic manipulation.

Physics:  electricity is all around
us and most of us are dependent
on it for many aspects of our lives. 
Learn about static and current
electricity, resistance, Ohm’s law
and electrical circuits. Use your
knowledge to design a proposal to
help a First Nations solve their
problem of lack of reliable power.

 

Chemistry:  Everything in the
universe is made of atoms.  Learn
about how our understanding of
the atom has changed over time and
how very small differences in atoms
make huge differences between
elements.  

 

Earth Science:  The earth is our only
home.  Learn about different
ecosystems and the complex complex
set of circumstances necessary to keep
them functioning properly.  Use your
knowledge and your voice to speak out
to protect the world we live in.

 


Quizzes to check factual
understanding are a regular
part of this course.  

As well, there are a variety of
hands on activities from projects
to labs which help students gain
a more concrete and practical
understanding of the content.

Activities include making a DNA
model, creating an Art Gallery of
atomic understanding and preparing
for a meeting with a couple seeking
genetic advice.  The course also
includes formal science labs where
students make observations and draw conclusions.


Students need regular access
to an internet connected
computer and the ability to
print and upload assignments.

 

Most supplies for labs and
projects can be found around
the house.

 

Time commitment for this
course is approximately 3 hours
per week.

 

French 9

The Rosetta Stone Foundations program is comprised: Language Training, Games & Activities, LiveTutoring, Meetings with your Teacher, and Projects. 1.Language Training​ teaches…

The Rosetta Stone Foundations program is comprised: Language Training, Games & Activities, LiveTutoring, Meetings with your Teacher, and Projects.

1.Language Training​ teaches a second language the same way you learned your first language: by pairing words to images, easily and naturally. RosettaStone mimics this process, using rich visual imagery to help learners think in a new language and to perfect pronunciation.

2. Games & Activities​ help cement the learners’ understanding by engaging in a wide range of activities designed to sharpen language skills. 

3. Live Tutoring​ allows for interaction with other learners and builds confidence in an online, real-time interactive environment. By joining sessions of Live Tutoring, you practice and refine your conversational skills with native-speaking tutors. Each session builds on and reinforces what you have been learning in LanguageTraining.

4. Meeting with your teacher provides another opportunity for you to refine your conversational skills, ask questions, and reinforce what you are learning in the RSF program.

5. Term Projects: Culture and Christian Worldview projects are also required.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements


Unit 9: Everyday Things:
Belief and Opinions, Taking
things Along, Measurements
and Fractions, In The Kitchen

Unit 10: Places and Events:
Politics and Media, Languages
and Business, Learning and
Memory, Celebrating Holidays


Language training
activities 30%

Homework (Extended
Activities) 10%

Live Tutoring 30%

Live sessions with
teacher 10%

Projects 30%


4 years of French
Instruction

Computer and USB
headset

German 9

Designed for the intermediate German student in Grade 5-9 as a continuation of German Level D (prerequisite: German Level D). Students will do interactive lessons through the…

Designed for the intermediate German student in Grade 5-9 as a continuation of German Level D (prerequisite: German Level D). Students will do interactive lessons through the Rosetta Stone Foundations website and complete some cultural assignments in Moodle.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Rosetta Stone Level 3

(Units 9 and 10)

  • 1 activation project (2 parts)

  • 2 cultural research projects

  • 3 video conversation meetings
    with teacher

  • 8 live tutoring sessions through RS

  • Rosetta Stone Level 3 (Units 1
    and 2) 

  • 20 hours Extended Learning in RS


Working computer with Internet Required

Rosetta Stone Foundations 

 

USB Headset with
microphone

 

Spanish 9

The Rosetta Stone Foundations (we call it “Rosetta Stone” for short) program is comprised of three parts: 2 units of language training, games and activities, and live tutoring. The…

The Rosetta Stone Foundations (we call it “Rosetta Stone” for short) program is comprised of three parts: 2 units of language training, games and activities, and live tutoring. The course is designed for students to work at their own pace, but with prescribed time allotments for weekly work, towards an end date in the school year that they choose. They learn new material, practice it in an engaging game or activity setting, interact with a live tutor and submit projects to demonstrate what they are able to do with their new language.

Preview the Course Here

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Activation Project

UNIT 9 – Home and Health  

UNIT 10–Life and World


 

  • Activation: read and analyze a Brazilian fairy tale for its cultural elements, then research the titles of other Latin American fairy tales to locate one and do the same with it. 

  • Language lessons

  • Completion of prescribed hours of games and activities totaling 20 hours at the end of 2 units of study

  • Completion of 8 live tutor sessions and 2 teacher meetings

  • A cultural project for each of the 2 units

Students need regular access to an internet connected computer, a headset and the ability to print and upload assignments.

Time commitment for this course is prescribed to be 3 days per week, at least 30 minutes for lessons followed by at least 15 minutes for games and activities.

 

 

Social Studies 9

In Socials 9, students will follow threads of Canadian history up to 1919. Rather than a brief overview of this time period, students are going to look in-depth at crucial…

In Socials 9, students will follow threads of Canadian history up to 1919. Rather than a brief overview of this time period, students are going to look in-depth at crucial moments in the past that continue to shape and define countries and cultures around the world today, including Canada. This era was a time of nations striking out to discover new lands, to conquer and grow their empires. It was a time of exploration, colonization, and adapting to new realities. There were also global wars and major revolutions and political stirrings that the world had never seen before.

In this synchronous course option, students meet as a group with the course teacher via video conferencing at a set time each week. This option is designed to develop community, go over each week’s lesson briefly, ask questions, etc.

The synchronous option meets weekly. Yearly schedules can be found here

Preview the Course Here

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Exploration History,

Settlement History,

Aboriginal History in Canada,

Military,

Rebellion and Political
History in Canada.

Students will be assessed on
their understanding of the issues,
events, and key players of the
times and places covering the
exploration era through Canada’s
history through World War One.

Students are required to stream
videos, download and print  or
complete assignments online,
scan (either by taking pictures or
physically scanning) and upload
their assignments within Moodle.

Students must also be able to
commit to weekly classes online.

Social Studies 9

In Socials 9, students will follow threads of Canadian history up to 1919. Rather than a brief overview of this time period, students are going to look in-depth at crucial moments…

In Socials 9, students will follow threads of Canadian history up to 1919. Rather than a brief overview of this time period, students are going to look in-depth at crucial moments in the past that continue to shape and define countries and cultures around the world today, including Canada. This era was a time of nations striking out to discover new lands, to conquer and grow their empires. It was a time of exploration, colonization, and adapting to new realities. There were also global wars and major revolutions and political stirrings that the world had never seen before.

Preview the Course Here

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Exploration History,

Settlement History,

Aboriginal History in Canada,

Military,

Rebellion and Political
History in Canada.

Students will be assessed on
their understanding of the issues,
events, and key players of the
times and places covering the
exploration era through Canada’s
history through World War One.

Students are required to stream
videos, download and print  or
complete assignments online,
scan (either by taking pictures or
physically scanning) and upload
their assignments within Moodle.

 

Drafting 10

Designed for the beginning Drafting student (no prerequisite), this course prepares students to enter a Drafting 11 course. Students in collaboration with parent and teacher will…

Designed for the beginning Drafting student (no prerequisite), this course prepares students to enter a Drafting 11 course. Students in collaboration with parent and teacher will create their own curriculum from a variety of resources

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Design opportunities

Drafting terminology

Drawing standards and conventions

Scales for different types of drawings

Drafting styles, including perspective, mechanical drafting, and architectural drawing

Modelling using computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) software

Coding for creating 3D representations of design solutions

Equipment and tools for manual and computer-aided drafting

This is an individualized course, a student learning plan will be created for personalized learning for each student. As such, the assessment methods will be created in conjunction with the goals of the student.

Working computer with Internet required.

Electronics and Robotics 10

In Electronics and Robotics 10, students will learn to build circuits using various components and robot elements. Working with Arduino, students will write code to integrate…

In Electronics and Robotics 10, students will learn to build circuits using various components and robot elements. Working with Arduino, students will write code to integrate sensors and actuators with a microcontroller for a specific purpose. The course will conclude with a final design project which will walk students through the design process and culminate with a presentation. 

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Coding and Circuitry

  • The number of lessons depends on the curriculum the student chooses to follow.  Options are provided.  

Independent Study

  • Students will choose 6 activities or topics to study from a list of choices

Design Project  

  • All steps of the design project will be studied and put into practice as students make their own robotic device

Lesson projects will be submitted by video in Flipgrid.

Independent Study reports

Each step of the design process will be assessed by the teacher and the student’s self-assessment. 

The final project will be assessed by the teacher and student. 

Students will need to purchase an
Arduino starter kit.  Costs range
from $50 to $120. Options will be suggested during the initial meeting with the teacher.

Family and Society 10

Family & Society is a four-credit ADST course that is an elective course. Because this is an individualized course, students have the freedom and flexibility to accomplish course…

Family & Society is a four-credit ADST course that is an elective course. Because this is an individualized course, students have the freedom and flexibility to accomplish course goals as they wish.  Throughout the course, students will research how issues such as residential schools, economic crises, war & displacement, migration, natural disasters, etc. influence and impact families. 

Students will determine what cultural factors define the term “family”?  As well as what God’s word says about family. 

They will choose an idea to pursue for their 4 main projects while keeping other viable ideas open.  Students are expected to submit their project to the class digital magazine.  

While students are free to meet requirements in their own way, there are resources and assignment suggestions in place for those who require it.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements


Course is based on 4 major projects. 

Above those projects, students are expected to complete smaller assignments to meet other competencies for grade 10 Family & Society.

 

Students will complete 4 projects which will contribute to most of their grade.  Students are free to be very creative with these projects and how they wish to display their learning (essay, collage, PowerPoint, etc)

Smaller assignments will be graded accordingly.

Computer (access to Moodle, digital magazine & research)

Additional resources to be determined with teacher.

 

Food Studies 10

It is amazing that God not only made us to need food, but also to enjoy it!  Food Studies 10 gives students an opportunity to explore hands on learning through an individualized…

It is amazing that God not only made us to need food, but also to enjoy it! 

Food Studies 10 gives students an opportunity to explore hands on learning through an individualized approach. With a focus on practical cooking, students explore and gain skills in cooking a variety for recipes. They will also explore topics such as safety, nutrition and global issues in food. Students will work with their teacher to create a Learning Plan for their course, and report on their progress through cooking updates and project work.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Hands on cooking! 

Kitchen Safety

Health and Nutrition

First Peoples’ traditional food practices

Food in a Global Village

Assessment through this course is done via weekly
updates on cooking and project work. Students
are encouraged to explore the majority of this course through hands on learning.


Access to kitchen tools and appliances

A variety of ingredients

Access to the internet for researching recipes, techniques and project work

Media Design 10

Media Design 10 will enable students to explore and gain skills in the creation of digital art using professional software. Students will learn and apply principles of design and…

Media Design 10 will enable students to explore and gain skills in the creation of digital art using professional software. Students will learn and apply principles of design and storytelling while creating personalized projects in Photoshop, graphic & character design, video & movie production, sound design, web design and/or photography. This class requires the use of a computer, though no prior computer experience is required. The visual communication skills learned in this course will enhance your skillset for a wide variety of careers ranging from Technology and Arts to Business and Sciences.

Students may participate in activities such as:​

  • Editing and creating compositions in Adobe Photoshop

  • Using graphics software to create illustrations, logos

  • Editing video and create short movies

  • Learning principles of cinematography, lighting and storytelling for movies & animation.

  • Creating simple websites

  • Learning basic photographic principles

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Personal design choices require self-exploration and refinement of skills.

Social, ethical, and sustainability considerations impact design choices.

 

Tools and technology have an impact on people’s lives.

 

This is an individualized course, a student learning plan will be created for personalized learning for each student. As such, the assessment methods will be created in conjunction with the goals of the student.

Possible software resources:

  • Adobe Suite – including Photoshop, In-Design, Illustrator, Premiere, DreamWeaver and Lightroom

  • DaVinci Resolve, Shotcut, OpenShot, Kdenlive (for video editing)

  • Gimp, Blender, Inkscape (for graphic design)

  • Blender (for Animation)

  • Notepad ++, Bluefish Editor, Quanta Plus, Amaya, KompoZer (for web design)

  • LightZone, DarkTable (for photography)

Metalwork 10

Designed for the beginning Metalwork student (no prerequisite), this course prepares students to enter a Metalwork 11 course. Students in collaboration with parent and teacher will…

Designed for the beginning Metalwork student (no prerequisite), this course prepares students to enter a Metalwork 11 course. Students in collaboration with parent and teacher will create their own curriculum from a variety of resources.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements
  • Design opportunities
  • Proper storage and
    organization of tools and
    equipment
  • Selection of metal for size,
    shape, and finish
  • Common gauges of metal
  • Identification of ferrous and
    non-ferrous materials and
    carbon content
  • Start-up, shutdown, and
    handling procedures for
    compressed gas cylinders
  • Precision measurement
  • Cutting threads
  • Mechanical fasteners and fastening methods
  • Methods for laying out, forming,and joining metal
  • Precision grinding
  • Computer numerical control (CNC) applications
  • Reading and preparing
    drawings, plans, and cutting lists
  • Ethics of cultural appropriation in design process
This is an individualized course,
a student learning plan will be
created for personalized learning
for each student. As such, the
assessment methods will be created
in conjunction with the goals of the student.

Access to Metal working tools and machines.

Working computer with Internet required.

 

Metalwork 10

Designed for the beginning Metalwork student (no prerequisite), this course prepares students to enter a Metalwork 11 course. Students in collaboration with parent and teacher will…

Designed for the beginning Metalwork student (no prerequisite), this course prepares students to enter a Metalwork 11 course. Students in collaboration with parent and teacher will create their own curriculum from a variety of resources.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Design opportunities

Proper storage and organization of tools and equipment

Selection of metal for size, shape, and finish

Common gauges of metal

Identification of ferrous and non-ferrous materials and carbon content

Start-up, shutdown, and handling procedures for compressed gas cylinders

Precision measurement

Cutting threads

Mechanical fasteners and fastening methods

Methods for laying out, forming,and joining metal

Precision grinding

Computer numerical control (CNC) applications

Reading and preparing drawings, plans, and cutting lists

Ethics of cultural appropriation in design process

This is an individualized course, a student learning
plan will be created for personalized learning for
each student. As such, the assessment methods will be created in conjunction with the goals of the student.


Access to Metal working tools and machines.

Working computer with Internet required.

 

Power Technology 10

Designed for students that are interested in everything power, including internal and external combustion, alternative energy sources and related topics . Students in collaboration…

Designed for students that are interested in everything power, including internal and external combustion, alternative energy sources and related topics . Students in collaboration with parent and teacher will create their own curriculum from a variety of resources.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Internal and external combustion

Components of a combustion engine

Non-fuel power systems

Disassembly and assembly sequences

Engine terminology

Lubrication and antifriction

Hydraulic and pneumatic systems

Transfer and conversion of energy

Hand tools and power tools specific to mechanical repair and maintenance

Torques and tolerances for specific operations

Fasteners and fittings

Energy transmission and conversion systems

Technologies that reduce energy use and waste

Historical and potential future impact of energy, power, and transportation systems on society and the environment

Alternate energy sources

This is an individualized course, a student learning plan will be created for personalized learning for each student. As such, the assessment methods will be created in conjunction with the goals of the student.


Hand tools and power tools specific to mechanical repair and maintenance.

Working computer with Internet required.

 

Technology Explorations 10

Designed to provide flexibility for students to study a number of different areas in the Technology Education field. It is expected that at least six topics from the content column…

Designed to provide flexibility for students to study a number of different areas in the Technology Education field. It is expected that at least six topics from the content column will be selected from at least two curricular areas to best meet the needs of the students.  Students in collaboration with parent and teacher will create their own curriculum from a variety of resources.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Content areas from:

Woodwork 10
Metalwork 10
Electronics and Robotics 10
Power Technology 10
Drafting 10

 

This is an individualized course, a student learning plan
will be created for personalized learning for each student.
As such, the assessment methods will be created in conjunction with the goals of the student.

Various hand tools and power tools specific to individual content areas.

 

Working computer with Internet required.

 

Textiles 10

Textiles 10 is a four-credit ADST course that is an elective course. Because this is an individualized course, students have the freedom and flexibility to accomplish course…

Textiles 10 is a four-credit ADST course that is an elective course. Because this is an individualized course, students have the freedom and flexibility to accomplish course goals as they wish.  Throughout the course, students will identify and use appropriate tools, technologies, materials, and processes for production.  

They will choose an idea to pursue for their 3 main sewing projects as well as one non-sewing project while keeping other viable ideas open.  Students are expected to submit their non-sewing project to the class digital magazine.  

While students are free to meet requirements in their own way, there are resources and assignment suggestions in place for those who require it.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Sewing project #1
Sewing project #2
Sewing project #3

Non-sewing project
(research, creativity)

Above those projects, students
are expected to complete smaller assignments to meet other competencies for grade 10
textiles.

 

Students will complete 3 sewing
projects which will contribute to
most of their grade.  The non-
sewing project is another larger
project that will be graded heavily. Smaller assignments will be graded accordingly.

Computer (access to Moodle, digital magazine & research)

Sewing machine in good working order.

 

Patterns, fabric, notions.

 

Web Development 10

Web Development encompasses the evolving processes, systems, and tools for creating, communicating, storing, retrieving, and modifying information. As students design, share, and…

Web Development encompasses the evolving processes, systems, and tools for creating, communicating, storing, retrieving, and modifying information. As students design, share, and adapt knowledge in critical, ethical, purposeful, and innovative ways, they gain perspective on the long-term implications of life in a digital, connected world and develop skills to responsibly take ownership of these technologies to augment learning and benefit society.

Web Development builds on students’ natural curiosity, inventiveness, and desire to create and work in practical ways. It gives them skills to be able to carve out a place in the world for them to create, be heard, and produce meaningful experiences.

Biblical Integration: We are called to disciple the world through a relationship with Jesus Christ. We have been given gifts that we must strengthen and find ways to use them to help others. Never before has the world needed people with such a digital and technological skill set that is changing literally every day. By understanding what God wants of our lives we can then hone our talents and skills to serve him.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

This course consists of 10 units with various lessons and activities. The projects and assignments are accomplished through understanding, practicing, memorizing, and adapting the code which takes time. On average each concept takes about 1.5 to 2 weeks to try, implement, adapt, and master using three, 2 hour sessions each week. The major project that spans throughout the course is a comprehensive project that should exhibit the student’s mastery over the topics found in the course. Furthermore, the final project begins at the end of the course and can take anywhere from 3 to 5 weeks to complete.

Students are required to view and read each unit and its corresponding lesson(s). They will then use the lesson’s code and concept(s) as reference to try to implement the code on their own and make adaptations where needed. Students will also have to debug errors in their code to achieve the desired outcome - often without direct guidance. Once finished, images of the student’s screen must be taken and submitted to the teacher with the modified HTML file associated with the unit and lesson. 

 a computer that can access the internet

Access to Adobe Suite would be beneficial

Woodwork 10

Designed for the beginning Woodworking student (no prerequisite), this course prepares students to enter a Woodwork 11 course. Students in collaboration with parent and teacher…

Designed for the beginning Woodworking student (no prerequisite), this course prepares students to enter a Woodwork 11 course. Students in collaboration with parent and teacher will create their own curriculum from a variety of resources.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Project design opportunities

Importance of woodwork in historical and current cultural contexts of First Nations, Métis, or Inuit communities, and other cultural contexts

Ethics of cultural appropriation in design process

Identification, characteristics, properties, and uses of wood from various species

Choices related to the sustainable use of wood

Uses and creation of plans and drawings

Techniques for stock breakout and woodworking using a variety of tools and equipment, including stationary power equipment

Function, uses, and role of portable and stationary power equipment in the creation of a project

Function and use of hand tools

This is an individualized course, a student learning plan will be created for personalized learning for each student. As such, the assessment methods will be created in conjunction with the goals of the student.

Access to Woodworking tools and machines.

Working computer with Internet required.

 

Work Experience 10

The Work Experience 10 course is designed to support and empower students as they enter the workforce. Safety is a big part of this process as we want to ensure these young workers…

The Work Experience 10 course is designed to support and empower students as they enter the workforce. Safety is a big part of this process as we want to ensure these young workers know their rights and stay safe. Students need to have secured employment, complete 100 hours of work and complete safety and employability assignments.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Safety
Students will be introduced to workplace safety and worker rights information.

Employability
Employability skills are important. As you become aware of these skills students can hone them and make themselves more employable in future situations. 

Work and Reflection
The bulk of the hours spent on this course will be in a workplace environment. Students will report hours and reflect upon their work experience.


There are two main safety assignments a test and a series of reflections based on safety videos.

The employability assignments includes personal reflection as well as some skill building aspects including the rights and responsibilities of a worker in the workplace.

Students are required to keep a work log, gather a workplace assessment from their supervisor and reflect upon the work they completed and skills they have developed.


 


Students need to have secured or plan to secure work or volunteer work where they will be able to complete 100 hours of work experience. 

Access to a printer is highly suggested for printing of lab assignments and notes pages.

 

Art Studio 10

People perceive much of the world through how they see it. God created a complex and beautiful place filled with detail and minutia. The visual arts offer a unique opportunity for…

People perceive much of the world through how they see it. God created a complex and beautiful place filled with detail and minutia. The visual arts offer a unique opportunity for students to develop their perception of the world, their craft to imitate and emulate what they see created around them and through recorded history. We live in a large canvas full of colour, beauty, sound, and life. Image development involves students engaging actively in a purposeful design process. Students will use a variety of common art materials, technologies, and processes to organize the visual elements and principles of design. Students will be expected to maintain a sketchbook, learn how to apply colour and use value. They will be asked to research individuals from Art History and express and investigate identity through a mask making assignment.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Art Diary

How to Draw Beetles in Colour

How to Draw a Tiger in Oil Pastels

Plaster Masks, Identity and Self Expression

Picasso Heads

Canadiana Art History and Replicas in various media

Interpreting a Biblical Narrative

Sketchbook/Art Diary entries 

Major Assignments

Process images

Access to a scanner or camera to capture
images and share work.  

Various Art materials such as paper, pencils,
pencil crayons, oil pastels, plaster bandage
or paper mache materials (glue and water)
and either acrylic or watercolour paint.

 

Art Studio 10

The Art Studio 10 course is intended to allow students to interact with a broad selection and combination of materials, technologies and processes. Students are asked to…

The Art Studio 10 course is intended to allow students to interact with a broad selection and combination of materials, technologies and processes. Students are asked to investigate art from different perspectives roles and traditions. It is hoped that through projects and sketchbooks students will investigate personal and communal identity. Students have a great opportunity to communicate to an audience, to visually communicate as a form of worship exploring how they can live out the great commission through visual communication and socially responsible statements in their compositions.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Sketchbook

Art History

 

Major Assignment Focuses
-Elements and Principles of Design Series 
-Social or Environmental Issues
-Mixed Media
-Independent Works
-Biblical Theme or NarrativeAssignment

 

 

 

 

 

This is an individualized course, a student learning plan
will be created for personalized learning for each
student. As such, the assessment methods will be created in conjunction with the goals of the student.

Access to a scanner or camera to capture
images and share work.  

Various Art materials such as paper,
pencils, pencil crayons and either acrylic or watercolour paint.

 

Choral Music: Chamber Choir 10

This course is for people singing in ensemble settings including Concert Choir, Chamber Choir and/or Vocal Jazz Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements …

This course is for people singing in ensemble settings including Concert Choir, Chamber Choir and/or Vocal Jazz

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Practicing

Performing/Portfolios

Technique

Expression

Repertoire

Music & Meaning

Music & Society

Personal connections
with music

 

Written assignments

Practicing and skill-building

Critical thinking, application
and analysis of musical topics

Portfolios of music (these are
the largest component of
assessment); assessment will be
both on individual vocal skill
and expression, as well as
overall ensemble repertoire and ability

120 hours of time spent on
music between lessons,
practicing, performances
and written work

6 update assignments

 

6 critical thinking assignments

 

2 portfolios of music (including
both solo and ensemble
examples)

 

Choral Music: Concert Choir 10

This course is for people singing in ensemble settings including Concert Choir, Chamber Choir and/or Vocal Jazz Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements …

This course is for people singing in ensemble settings including Concert Choir, Chamber Choir and/or Vocal Jazz

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Practicing

Performing/Portfolios

Technique

ExpressionRepertoire

Music & Meaning

Music & Society

Personal connections
with music

 


Written assignments

Practicing and skill-building

Critical thinking, application
and analysis of musical topics

Portfolios of music (these are
the largest component of assessment);
assessment will be both on individual
vocal skill and expression, as well as
overall ensemble repertoire and ability

120 hours of time spent on
music between lessons,
practicing, performances and
written work

6 update assignments

6 critical thinking assignments

2 portfolios of music (including
both solo and ensemble examples)

 

Choral Music: Vocal Jazz 10

This course is for people singing in ensemble settings including Concert Choir, Chamber Choir and/or Vocal Jazz Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements …

This course is for people singing in ensemble settings including Concert Choir, Chamber Choir and/or Vocal Jazz

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Practicing

Performing/Portfolios

Technique

Expression

Repertoire

Music & Meaning

Music & Society

Personal connections
with music

 


Written assignments

Practicing and skill-building

Critical thinking, application
and analysis of musical topics

Portfolios of music (these are
the largest component of assessment);
assessment will be both on individual
vocal skill and expression, as well as
overall ensemble repertoire and ability

120 hours of time spent on
music between lessons,
practicing, performances and
written work

6 update assignments

6 critical thinking assignments

2 portfolios of music (including
both solo and ensemble examples)

 

Contemporary Music 10

A general music course for students playing piano, ukulele, banjo, drums, solo voice, or any other type of music that wouldn’t typically be found in a campus school music class. …

A general music course for students playing piano, ukulele, banjo, drums, solo voice, or any other type of music that wouldn’t typically be found in a campus school music class.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Practicing

Performing/Portfolios

Technique

Expression

Repertoire

Music & Meaning

Music & Society

Personal connections with music

 

Written assignments

Practicing and skill-building

Critical thinking, application and
analysis of musical topics

Portfolios of music (these are the
largest component of assessment)


120 hours of time spent on music
between lessons, practicing,
performances and written work

6 update assignments

6 critical thinking assignments

2 portfolios of music

 

Dance Choreography 10

This course is for those who love to dance and more importantly love to choregraph. The assignments are focused on choreography, the history of choreography and self-reflection…

This course is for those who love to dance and more importantly love to choregraph. The assignments are focused on choreography, the history of choreography and self-reflection about pieces you've dance in and created yourself. If you have a passion for dance this course is for you! 

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Elements of dance and compositional skills are the foundation of choreography.

Dance offers unique ways of exploring our identity and sense of belonging.

Choreographers use the dancer's body as an instrument to translate movement ideas from abstract to concrete.

Choreographers communicate through creative expression in dance.

Choreographers collaborate through critical reflection, creative co-operation, and the exchange of ideas. 

An individualized student learning plan will be created to facilitate personalized learning for each student. As such, the assessment methods will be created in conjunction with the goals of the student. Students should be enrolled a local dance program within their community. If this isn't an option, please contact the teacher before enrollment. 

Dance Foundations 10

This course is for students who are participating in a regular dance class of any genre! Join fellow dancers as you share your experiences, reflect on your growth and look a bit…

This course is for students who are participating in a regular dance class of any genre! Join fellow dancers as you share your experiences, reflect on your growth and look a bit deeper into some of the impact dance has had on the different countries, generations and you! 

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Dance offers unique ways of exploring our identity and sense of belonging.

Individual and collective expression is rooted in history, culture, community and values.

Growth as a dance and choreographer requries perseverance resilience and reflection. 

The body is an instrument for artistic expression.

Traditions, perspectives, worldviews, and stories are shared through aesthetic experiences. 

An individualized student learning plan will be created to facilitate personalized learning for each student. As such, the assessment methods will be created in conjunction with the goals of the student.

The hybrid version of the course has:

  • 4 journal reflections
  • reserach project
  • dance safety poster
  • dance hours log
  • two portfolio submissions (video of you dancing!)

Students should be enrolled a local dance program within their community. If this isn't an option, please contact the teacher before enrollment. 

Dance Technique and Performance 10

Are you focussing on a specific technique, style, or genre in your dance learning? This course allows for a deep dive into a specific area, honing skills while looking at the large…

Are you focussing on a specific technique, style, or genre in your dance learning? This course allows for a deep dive into a specific area, honing skills while looking at the large impact that dance has universally. 

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Growth as a dancer require perseverance, resilience and risk taking.

Dancers collaborate through critical reflection, creative co-operation, and the exchange of ideas.

Dance technique and performance skills are embodied and developed in a variety of genres or styles.

Dancers create, perform, and respond to dance as an art form.

Aesthetic experiences have the power to transform the way we see, think and feel.

An individualized student learning plan will be created to facilitate personalized learning for each student. As such, the assessment methods will be created in conjunction with the goals of the student.

Students should be enrolled a local dance program within their community. If this isn't an option, please contact the teacher before enrollment. 

Drama 10

This course is a great fit for students involved in acting classes, drama coop, improv troupe, or a church drama team. It is possible to pursue this course from home, but students…

This course is a great fit for students involved in acting classes, drama coop, improv troupe, or a church drama team. It is possible to pursue this course from home, but students must be highly self-motivated and willing to work together with the teacher to create a personalized, project-based course.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Drama 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 risk-taking, perseverance, resilience, and reflection

 


Drama 10 will begin with
the collaborative creation of
a personalized student learning
plan (SLP). As such, the assessment methods will be
created in conjunction with the goals of the student. 

Activation criteria will be determined as a part of the
SLP creation process.

A typical guideline is one drama course at a time and
one course per production.

Instrumental Music 10: Concert Band

Instrumental music courses include guitar, jazz band, concert band, or strings/orchestra playing. This music course is a hybrid music course, meaning that while you have a lot of…

Instrumental music courses include guitar, jazz band, concert band, or strings/orchestra playing.

This music course is a hybrid music course, meaning that while you have a lot of freedom to choose the repertoire, genre, level, and environment for your music, there are online assignments for you to complete to show that all curricular goals have been met and to demonstrate your skill level and understanding of music.

Note that this course is not appropriate for vocal work or piano playing. For solo vocal work or piano playing, please take the Contemporary Music course. For ensemble singing, please take either the Contemporary Music course or the Choral Music course.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Practicing

Performing/Portfolios

Technique

Expression

Repertoire

Music & Meaning

Music & Society

Personal connections with music

Written assignments

Practicing and skill-building

Critical thinking, application and analysis of musical topics

Portfolios of music (these are the largest component of assessment)

120 hours of time spent on music between lessons, practicing, performances and written work

6 update assignments

6 critical thinking assignments

2 portfolios of music

 

Instrumental Music 10: Guitar

Instrumental music courses include guitar, jazz band, concert band, or strings/orchestra playing. This music course is a hybrid music course, meaning that while you have a lot of…

Instrumental music courses include guitar, jazz band, concert band, or strings/orchestra playing.

This music course is a hybrid music course, meaning that while you have a lot of freedom to choose the repertoire, genre, level, and environment for your music, there are online assignments for you to complete to show that all curricular goals have been met and to demonstrate your skill level and understanding of music.

Note that this course is not appropriate for vocal work or piano playing. For solo vocal work or piano playing, please take the Contemporary Music course. For ensemble singing, please take either the Contemporary Music course or the Choral Music course.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Practicing

Performing/Portfolios

Technique

Expression

Repertoire

Music & Meaning

Music & Society

Personal connections with music

 

Written assignments

Practicing and skill-building

Critical thinking, application and analysis of musical topics

Portfolios of music (these are the largest component of assessment)

120 hours of time spent on music between lessons, practicing, performances and written work

6 update assignments

6 critical thinking assignments

2 portfolios of music

 

Instrumental Music 10: Jazz Band

Instrumental music courses include guitar, jazz band, concert band, or strings/orchestra playing. This music course is a hybrid music course, meaning that while you have a lot of…

Instrumental music courses include guitar, jazz band, concert band, or strings/orchestra playing.

This music course is a hybrid music course, meaning that while you have a lot of freedom to choose the repertoire, genre, level, and environment for your music, there are online assignments for you to complete to show that all curricular goals have been met and to demonstrate your skill level and understanding of music.

Note that this course is not appropriate for vocal work or piano playing. For solo vocal work or piano playing, please take the Contemporary Music course. For ensemble singing, please take either the Contemporary Music course or the Choral Music course.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Practicing

Performing/Portfolios

Technique

Expression

Repertoire

Music & Meaning

Music & Society

Personal connections with music

Written assignments

Practicing and skill-building

Critical thinking, application and analysis of musical topics

Portfolios of music (these are the largest component of assessment)

120 hours of time spent on music between lessons, practicing, performances and written work

6 update assignments

6 critical thinking assignments

2 portfolios of music

 

Instrumental Music 10: Orchestra

Instrumental music courses include guitar, jazz band, concert band, or strings/orchestra playing. This music course is a hybrid music course, meaning that while you have a lot of…

Instrumental music courses include guitar, jazz band, concert band, or strings/orchestra playing.

This music course is a hybrid music course, meaning that while you have a lot of freedom to choose the repertoire, genre, level, and environment for your music, there are online assignments for you to complete to show that all curricular goals have been met and to demonstrate your skill level and understanding of music.

Note that this course is not appropriate for vocal work or piano playing. For solo vocal work or piano playing, please take the Contemporary Music course. For ensemble singing, please take either the Contemporary Music course or the Choral Music course.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Practicing

Performing/Portfolios

Technique

Expression

Repertoire

Music & Meaning

Music & Society

Personal connections with music

Written assignments

Practicing and skill-building

Critical thinking, application and analysis of musical topics

Portfolios of music (these are the largest component of assessment)

120 hours of time spent on music between lessons, practicing, performances and written work

6 update assignments

6 critical thinking assignments

2 portfolios of music

 

Musical Theatre 10

This course is a great fit for students involved with musical theatre classes, coop, or production in their community. Major Units and Topics Assessment …

This course is a great fit for students involved with musical theatre classes, coop, or production in their community.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Musical Theatre 10 provides students with an opportunity to 

  • express ideas, meaning, and emotions through drama, music, and dance

 

  • grow as an artist in risk-taking, perseverance, resilience, and reflection

 

  • develop a deeper understanding of the relationship between theatre and culture

 

Students will share their progress in learning through the following: 

  • ongoing activity log 

 

  • ongoing reflections 

  • self-assessment 

  • two performance samples (video or director report) 

An online Moodle website will serve as a tool to support students in tracking their progress for this course.

 


Students must be involved with musical theatre classes, coop, or production in their community.

A typical guideline is one theatre course at a time and one course per production. 

 

Students involved in more than one theatre production (100 hrs+/each) are eligible to take more than one theatre course at a time, but should discuss this with their HCOS theatre teacher before enrolling in the second course.

 

Photography 10

Visual Arts Photography 10 is a Fine Arts course focusing on a beginner’s look at photography in society, history, culture and media.  Throughout the course students will learn why…

Visual Arts Photography 10 is a Fine Arts course focusing on a beginner’s look at photography in society, history, culture and media.  Throughout the course students will learn why we take pictures as well as the basic fundamentals of how to take a good photo.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements
  • Introduction to Cameras

  • Lighting and Composition

  • History and Culture Through the Lens

  • Style and Expression

 

  • Written work

  • Quizzes 

  • Four photo projects using themes for
    inspiration including one final project worth 20% of the total grade.

Students must have a camera of some
sort for this course.  This could be a
small point and shoot, and dSLR
or even a camera phone if that is all that is available to them.

Studio Arts 2D 10

The Studio Art 2D 10 course is intended to allow students to interact with a broad selection and combination of 2D materials, technologies and processes. Typically this is a…

The Studio Art 2D 10 course is intended to allow students to interact with a broad selection and combination of 2D materials, technologies and processes. Typically this is a painting and drawing course. Here 2D digital work is also considered a drawing or painting medium. Students are asked to investigate art from different perspectives roles and traditions. It is hoped that through projects and sketchbooks students will investigate personal and communal identity. Students have a great opportunity to communicate to an audience, to visually communicate as a form of worship exploring how they can live out the great commission through visual communication and socially responsible statements in their compositions.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Sketchbook

Art History

Major Assignment Focuses
-Elements and Principles of Design Series 
-Social or Environmental Issues
-Mixed Media
-Independent Works
-Biblical Theme or NarrativeAssignment

This is an individualized course, a student learning plan
will be created for personalized learning for each
student. As such, the assessment methods will be created in conjunction with the goals of the student.

Access to a scanner or camera to capture images and share work.  

Various Art materials such as paper, pencils, pencil crayons and either acrylic or watercolour paint.

Studio Arts 3D 10

The Studio Arts 3D 10 course is intended to allow students to interact with a broad selection and combination of 3D materials, technologies and processes. Students are asked to…

The Studio Arts 3D 10 course is intended to allow students to interact with a broad selection and combination of 3D materials, technologies and processes. Students are asked to investigate art from different perspectives roles and traditions. It is hoped that through projects and sketchbooks students will investigate personal and communal identity. Students have a great opportunity to communicate to an audience, to visually communicate as a form of worship exploring how they can live out the great commission through visual communication and socially responsible statements in their compositions.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Sketchbook

Art History

 

Major Assignment Focuses
-Elements and Principles of Design Series 
-Social or Environmental Issues
-Mixed Media
-Independent Works
-Biblical Theme or NarrativeAssignment

 

 

 

 

 


This is an individualized course, a student learning plan will be created for personalized learning for each student. As such, the assessment methods will be created in conjunction with the goals of the student.

Access to a scanner or camera to capture images and share work.  

Various Art materials such as paper, pencils, pencil crayons, carving tools and selected 3D materials such as soapstone, wood or wool fibre.

 

Theatre Company 10

This course is a great fit for students eager to develop and demonstrate their performance skills through theatre classes, coop, or production in their community. Major…

This course is a great fit for students eager to develop and demonstrate their performance skills through theatre classes, coop, or production in their community.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Theatre Company 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, and reflection

 

 

Students will share their progress in learning through the following: 

  • ongoing activity log 

  • ongoing reflections 

  • self-assessment 

  • two performance samples (video or director report) 

An online Moodle website will serve as a tool to support students in tracking their progress for this course.

Students must be involved with theatre performance classes and/or performing in a theatre production in order to take this course.

A typical guideline is one theatre course at a time and one course per production. 

Students involved in more than one theatre production (100 hrs+/each) are eligible to take more than one theatre course at a time, but should discuss this with their HCOS theatre teacher before enrolling in the second course. 

 

Theatre Production 10

This course is a great fit for students eager to develop and demonstrate their design skills in lighting, sound, costuming, make-up, set, management, and/or direction. …

This course is a great fit for students eager to develop and demonstrate their design skills in lighting, sound, costuming, make-up, set, management, and/or direction.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Theatre Production 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, and reflection

 

 

Students will share their progress in learning through the following: 

  • ongoing activity log 

  • ongoing reflections 

  • self-assessment 

  • work samples (photos, videos, director review)

An online Moodle website will serve as a tool to support students in tracking their progress for this course.


Students must be working on lighting, sound, set, costume, and/or management for an actual theatre production in their community to take this course

A typical guideline is one theatre course at a time and one course per production. 

Students involved in more than one theatre production (100 hrs+/each) are eligible to take more than one theatre course at a time, but should discuss this with their HCOS theatre teacher before enrolling in the second course.

 

Career Life Education

Career Life Education is the first course of two Grad Program Career Education courses. CLE is about preparing for BC Graduation and beginning to think about life beyond secondary…

Career Life Education is the first course of two Grad Program Career Education courses. CLE is about preparing for BC Graduation and beginning to think about life beyond secondary school.  In this course, the student takes time to consider who they have been created to be and dream about where they hope to go.  They will examine the following questions, who am I, where am I going, how do I get where I want to go, who can support me, and what tools do I need for the journey?  Together, teacher, parents and the student will explore the student’s plans and hopes, as well as get to know their gifts and talents. This course will be using the leading Career Education Resource in Canada called, My Blueprint as a resource and digital portfolio space.  In Career Life Education it is important that the student takes time to self-reflect and listen to what the Lord is calling them towards. In this, we recognise that the student is beginning to prepare for the amazing future God has prepared in advance for them.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

The course Big Ideas and Competencies
have been divided into
five Inquiry unit topics:

Unit 1: Who Am I?

Unit 2: Where am I going?

Unit 3: How do I get where I want to go?

Unit 4: Who will support me on my journey?

Unit 5: What do I need for my journey?

Students will be creating a
well-developed Digital Career
Portfolio throughout the entire
course by completing a variety
of activities as research to answer
the Inquiry unit topics.  

 

This portfolio is shared with a
mentor or guardian at various
points through the course as
students answer the question, “Am I going the right way?”

Completed Grade 9 Career Education

Career Life Education

Career Life Education is the first course of two Grad Program Career Education courses. CLE is about preparing for BC Graduation and beginning to think about life beyond secondary…

Career Life Education is the first course of two Grad Program Career Education courses. CLE is about preparing for BC Graduation and beginning to think about life beyond secondary school.  In this course, the student takes time to consider who they have been created to be and dream about where they hope to go. They will examine the following questions, who am I, what is my plan, what tools do I need for the journey?  Students will also think about their connections and support network as they begin to plan for their post-secondary transition as well as how they plan for their future in a changing world.  This course it a lot about self-reflection and listening to what the Lord is calling the student towards and in this we recognise that the student is beginning to prepare for the amazing future God has prepared in advance for them.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

The course Big Ideas and
Competencies have been
divided into five Inquiry
unit topics:

Unit 1: Who am I?

Unit 2: What is my plan?

Unit 3: Tools for the journey

Unit 4: Skills and Balance in a Changing World 

Unit 5: Final Project:
Dynamic Portfolio

Students complete various
assignments, and activities
throughout the course.  At
the end of the course, students
assemble an online portfolio
to reflect their learning.  This
portfolio is also shared with a mentor/guardian.

Completed Grade 9 Career Education

Christian Studies 10

Christian Studies 10 Online is a survey course that provides an overview of the Redemptive Story, which begins in the Old Testament and develops an intricate connection to the…

Christian Studies 10 Online is a survey course that provides an overview of the Redemptive Story, which begins in the Old Testament and develops an intricate connection to the essential truths and hope of Christ that culminate in the New Testament. By going through and reflecting on the salient truths of key Old Testament writings, doctrines, principles and narratives, students arrive at a working knowledge of the historical-theological foundations of "the Christian story." Through an enjoyable and personalized interaction with this material - where a variety of interesting and relevant applications are made by the student throughout the study - they will come to "realize" (make real) a lifelong living framework on which they can build, strengthen, reaffirm and nourish an authentic, well informed faith.

There are many benefits to taking this course, which include:

  1. developing a meaningful chronology of the scriptures,

  2. recognizing that the scriptures could not be written by natural man - when compared with other human writings contemporaneous with the Bible in early times - and that the God of the Bible is unique in every respect when contrasted to pagan varieties in antiquity,

  3. understanding key doctrines and their significance for personal, communal and cultural life,

  4. valuing the enduring richness and necessity of the many biblical narratives and how they have guided, protected and defined Christians through the ages,

  5. developing a thorough and thoughtful biblical literacy on key truths and principles - and in particular, recognizing the intrinsic connection between the entire biblical story and the coming Christ, the saving Christ and the glorified and resurrected Christ, and

  6. bearing witness to the variety of themes that characterize and resolve human struggle since the beginning of time (i.e. rise and fall of nations, implications of moral failure, prosperity and poverty, self-reliant living, and the precarious nature of the human heart more generally).

Students who have taken Christian Studies 10 report that the comprehensive working framework of the Bible developed in this course has impacted their view of the significance of the Bible, both personally and as a historic document. It has challenged and deepened what is often a fragmented (sometimes purely devotional) and inherited understanding of the Bible; first, by going to the roots of the Bible's meanings, and thereafter following its remarkably comprehensive and relevant connections to human livelihood through time. Students will learn how to use biblical study aids, such as concordances, word study guides, cross-referencing materials, maps and parallel interpretations on passages. They will also be given opportunity to prepare a short instructive devotional or mini-sermon in order to acquaint them with leadership in ministry.

The synchronous option meets weekly. Yearly schedules can be found here

Preview the Course Here

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements


Topics covered include Bible
translations, prophecy, the
Diety of Christ, and also provides
a wide survey of the Old Testament.

Assessment varies from
unit projects to forum posts.

Assignments and readings
are available online, but
students should also have
a translation of the Bible they
are comfortable reading.

Christian Studies 10

The focus of Christian Studies 10 is to examine how we can best live out the law of love given by Jesus. The first term’s unit, Ethics, is designed to provide a framework for…

The focus of Christian Studies 10 is to examine how we can best live out the law of love given by Jesus. The first term’s unit, Ethics, is designed to provide a framework for students to decide what ethical systems, both secular and Christian, give the best answers to ethical dilemmas they may face in their life. The Epistles unit is designed to give students a greater understanding of the New Testament Epistles, particularly as they relate to the instructions for living well as the people of God. The Leadership unit will examine leadership through a Christian lens.  The hope is that students will have an understanding of different belief structures around leadership, with the servant leadership of Christ being the ultimate model to aspire to.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements
  1. Ethics

    • OT and NT ethics

    • Other ethical systems

  2. Epistles

    • Pauline epistles

    • Johannine epistles

    • General letters

  3. Leadership

    • Jesus’ leadership

    • Leadership models

  • Contemporary ethical issue
    presentation

  • Difficult passage paper

  • Class leadership project
    and reflection

  • Students are required to
    attend 30 face-to-face sessions
    at Community Connections in
    Langley or Abbotsford between
    September and June

  • 20 to 30 minutes per week of
    at-home work is required

Christian Studies 10

The purpose of Christian Studies 10 is to equip students with a deeper knowledge and understanding of the Bible and the historical foundations of the Christian faith so they can…

The purpose of Christian Studies 10 is to equip students with a deeper knowledge and understanding of the Bible and the historical foundations of the Christian faith so they can more effectively attest to (believe) and demonstrate (live out) the hope of Christ within them. Learning is aimed at developing a biblical literacy of the Old Testament, notably to lay a foundation for the redemptive work of Christ and to demonstrate how a living promise (covenant) issues a call upon all who would believe to be restorative agents in the world (Isaiah 61).

By working through guided inquiries in Bible Study, Biblical Literacy and Christian Living students will become competent at bringing faith to bear on broader learning and living activities, confident to take up their unique vocation as redemptive agents in the marketplace. Given the personal nature of biblical study and working out one’s salvation, students will be given ample opportunity to manifest learning through personal interactions with bigger questions about God, faith, culture and everyday human struggles.

In this regard, Christian Studies is designed for students to “work out their faith” (Phil 2:12) and to “show themself approved” (II Tim 2:15) so they can embody and exemplify “the goal of biblical instruction: a pure heart, a good conscience and sincere faith” (I Tim 1:5). In short, Christian Studies 10 aspires to provide students with bigger encounters between faith and everyday life so they can authenticate what they claim to believe and be more fully acquainted with the hope and freedom that is theirs across all aspects of life.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

In-Depth Bible Study allows the student to be
made aware of various methods for studying
scripture – considering such elements as context,
contrasts, authorship, and implications related to
the time and place of writing – so they can
appreciate the complexities associated with biblical
interpretation, marvel at the integrity of scripture,
better understand the purposes of biblical passages,
be transformed by its spiritual power (unto salvation)
and, in turn, be prepared to apply it to personal,
communal and cultural realities in redemptive ways.

Biblical Literacy brings the student into a historical relationship with Christian faith so they can become
informed and responsible articulators of its narrative
memory. By examining biblical principles/foundations,
from cross-denominational and historical perspectives,
the student will be able to formulate their own
“interpretive lens” (hermeneutic) and compare it to
other denominations and religious perspectives.
During the process, the student will evaluate their
“reasons for belief,” in order to authenticate their own
experience with the redemptive work of Christ. 

Christian Living provides opportunities for the student
to explore scripture on topics of personal interest
– such as dating, friendship, spiritual gifts, career,
money, personal and cultural responsibility, social
justice, stewardship, citizenship – so they can
effectively address personal and cultural challenges/
concerns, live well in community and become
responsible participants in civic life. 

Worldview. As a result of “working out their faith”
from within these critical domains, the student will
be exhorted to bring their faith to bear on cultural
points of view in tension with a biblical position
while considering the following: understand man’s
common need for a savior, take account of
difference in a thoughtful and responsible way, and
reflect on how to sensitively/sensibly interact with
differential positions. In the process of being
encouraged to take up a defense of their
faith in the marketplace of ideas, the
student will, drawing from scripture,
be compelled to put their neighbor
above themselves and exalt God
above the realm of ideas/ideology.

The online course relies largely on topical
studies and biblical investigations around key biblical events and themes.  Bible study tools
are learned and applied in response to specified scripture readings.

Character and scenario studies, mini sermons, short form biblical analysis activities and
forum posts will each require students to do some reflective writing.

A number of options are available for
students to apply their learning to various historical and cultural themes (worldview investigations).

A final reflective paper will be done on a personal inquiry that compares Christian
faith to another religion, worldview, or ideology.

Quizzes are optional.

Students are also allowed to submit work from personal devotional studies in lieu of some formal coursework.

 

Christian Studies 10

The purpose of Christian Studies 10 is to equip students with a deeper knowledge and understanding of the Bible and the historical foundations of the Christian faith so they can…

The purpose of Christian Studies 10 is to equip students with a deeper knowledge and understanding of the Bible and the historical foundations of the Christian faith so they can more effectively attest to (believe) and demonstrate (live out) the hope of Christ within them. Learning is aimed at developing a biblical literacy of the Old Testament, notably to lay a foundation for the redemptive work of Christ and to demonstrate how a living promise (covenant) issues a call upon all who would believe to be restorative agents in the world (Isaiah 61).

By working through guided inquiries in Bible Study, Biblical Literacy and Christian Living students will become competent at bringing faith to bear on broader learning and living activities, confident to take up their unique vocation as redemptive agents in the marketplace. Given the personal nature of biblical study and working out one’s salvation, students will be given ample opportunity to manifest learning through personal interactions with bigger questions about God, faith, culture and everyday human struggles.

In this regard, Christian Studies is designed for students to “work out their faith” (Phil 2:12) and to “show themself approved” (II Tim 2:15) so they can embody and exemplify “the goal of biblical instruction: a pure heart, a good conscience and sincere faith” (I Tim 1:5). In short, Christian Studies 10 aspires to provide students with bigger encounters between faith and everyday life so they can authenticate what they claim to believe and be more fully acquainted with the hope and freedom that is theirs across all aspects of life.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

In-Depth Bible Study allows the student to be
made aware of various methods for studying
scripture – considering such elements as context,
contrasts, authorship, and implications related to
the time and place of writing – so they can
appreciate the complexities associated with biblical
interpretation, marvel at the integrity of scripture,
better understand the purposes of biblical passages,
be transformed by its spiritual power (unto salvation)
and, in turn, be prepared to apply it to personal,
communal and cultural realities in redemptive ways.

Biblical Literacy brings the student into a historical relationship with Christian faith so they can become
informed and responsible articulators of its narrative
memory. By examining biblical principles/foundations,
from cross-denominational and historical perspectives,
the student will be able to formulate their own
“interpretive lens” (hermeneutic) and compare it to
other denominations and religious perspectives.
During the process, the student will evaluate their
“reasons for belief,” in order to authenticate their own
experience with the redemptive work of Christ. 

Christian Living provides opportunities for the student
to explore scripture on topics of personal interest
– such as dating, friendship, spiritual gifts, career,
money, personal and cultural responsibility, social
justice, stewardship, citizenship – so they can
effectively address personal and cultural challenges/
concerns, live well in community and become
responsible participants in civic life. 

Worldview. As a result of “working out their faith”
from within these critical domains, the student will
be exhorted to bring their faith to bear on cultural
points of view in tension with a biblical position
while considering the following: understand man’s
common need for a savior, take account of
difference in a thoughtful and responsible way, and
reflect on how to sensitively/sensibly interact with
differential positions. In the process of being
encouraged to take up a defense of their
faith in the marketplace of ideas, the
student will, drawing from scripture,
be compelled to put their neighbor
above themselves and exalt God
above the realm of ideas/ideology.

The course may include topical
studies and biblical investigations
around key biblical events and
themes.  Bible study tools are
learned and applied in response to
specified scripture readings.

Students may also choose to 
include character and scenario
studies, mini sermons, and short
form biblical analysis activities
which can provide opportunity for 
students to do some reflective
writing.

A number of options are available
for students to apply their learning
to various historical and cultural
themes (worldview investigations).

A final reflective paper will be done
on a personal inquiry that compares Christian faith to another religion, worldview, or ideology.

Students are also allowed to submit
work from personal devotional studies in lieu of some formal coursework.

 

Christian Studies 10: Biblical Foundations I - Identity (Part 1)

How we see ourselves has a great impact on how we live in and interact with God's world. Biblical Foundations I focuses on exploring our identity in Christ. Students will…

How we see ourselves has a great impact on how we live in and interact with God's world. Biblical Foundations I focuses on exploring our identity in Christ. Students will explore topics of identity, create a personal creed and examine Biblical examples of how God can shape who we are. Students will also participate in a study on the Gospel of John.

This course is a 2-credit module. It is suggested that students also complete the remaining 2 credits in Christian Studies 10 through Individualized study.

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Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements


There are 5 major topics /
units in Part 1 of Biblical
Foundations - Identity:

Examining Identity

 

A study on the Gospel of John

Examining personal creed

Examining Change/ Response

Assessment in this course
varies from journal responses,
video viewing responses, forum
response and examining specific
Scriptures


Assignments, videos and
readings are available on
the course Moodle page.

Students should have
access to a Bible

Christian Studies 10: Biblical Foundations II - Identity (Part 2)

Students will continue their exploration of identity in an individualized manner, in consulation and planning with the teacher. Major Units and Topics Assessment …

Students will continue their exploration of identity in an individualized manner, in consulation and planning with the teacher.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements
 

This is an individualized course,
a student learning plan
will be created for personalized
learning for each student. As such,
the assessment methods will be
created in conjunction with the goals
of the student. 

Activation criteria will be determined
in the creation of an SLP.

Completion of Biblical Foundations -
Part 1

Humanities 10 - Christian Studies 10

IF YOU ARE SELECTING THIS COURSE, ALSO SELECT THE OTHER COURSES THAT ARE PART OF THIS COMBO: • Humanities 10 - Social Studies 10 (4 credits) • Humanities 10 - Literary Studies 10…

IF YOU ARE SELECTING THIS COURSE, ALSO SELECT THE OTHER COURSES THAT ARE PART OF THIS COMBO:

• Humanities 10 - Social Studies 10 (4 credits)

• Humanities 10 - Literary Studies 10 (2 credits) 

• Humanities 10 – Composition 10 (2 credits)

Humanities 10 is far more than just a 4 in 1 course credit arrangement. Although students receive full credit for four important graduation program courses, the integrated approach, which Humanities 10 employs, blends the literary and cultural developments of the times with enduring biblical reference points. The eight episode modules follow Canadian history from 1914 to the present and are best understood as a testimony to the promise and failure of progress and modernity - that is, the propensity of human beings to enlarge, expand, ascend, or otherwise prove one's personhood in moral and cultural space.  Humanities 10 is not bounded by these dates. While journeying through periods of war and peace, fragmentation and reform it is hoped that students will engage an innovative framework that first considers the late modern basis for social order, and thereafter work through learning interventions that compel them to recover their 'voice' in view of 20th century developments that remain formative on human thought and practice today. The possibilities are limitless with this multifaceted and multi-genre program.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements
  • Episode 1:  The Rise and Fall of Empires (1914 to 1919) 

  • Episode 2:  Boom and Bust (20s and 30s)

  • Episode 3:  Violence and Violation (40s and 50s)

  • Episode 4:  Aquarius and Angst (60s and 70s)

  • Episode 5:  Money as Meaning (the 1980s)

  • Episode 6:  New World Order (the 1990s)

  • Episode 7:  Digital Kids (the 2000s)

  • Episode 8:  The Liquid Modern Age (2010 - Present)

This is a synchronous hybrid multi-credit 8-episode program.

8 monthly Assignment Sets

Participation in Weekly Lectures and Tutorials 



 

Enthusiasm for robust biblical engagement with historical and literary themes. 
Students are required to download and complete or print assignments, scan
(either by taking pictures or physically scanning) and upload their assignments.
This course also requires attendance of LIVE biweekly lectures and tutorials
with the teaching team using ZOOM video. conferencing.  Humanities 10 is
est completed as a linear program starting in September but other special
arrangements can be made if necessary after consultation with the Hum10 teaching team.

Composition 10

The key question for Composition 10 is, “What does it mean to be human?” Questions that go along with that include, “What is the human condition?” “What reasons are there for…

The key question for Composition 10 is, “What does it mean to be human?” Questions that go along with that include, “What is the human condition?” “What reasons are there for hope in humanity?” and “How do we wrestle with the realities of human evil and our hope for redemption?” 

The vision for this course is to ask these questions by responding to a variety of types of literature through paragraph, essay, and creative writing forms. Each of the texts that was chosen wrestles with the realities of the human condition in some way. The hope is that students will have an opportunity to consider important questions about their own nature through the examination of this literature, with the goal of moving them toward a hopeful vision of redemption and reconciliation.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements
  1. Lord of the Flies

  2. Macbeth

  3. Dystopian Literature

  4. Non-fiction Literature

  5. Poetry and Short Stories

  6. Final Project

  • Lord of the Flies essay

  • Macbeth in-class performance

  • Dystopian novel review

  • Various reflections, class discussions, and forums

  • Final project answering the
    question, “What does it
    mean to be human?”

  • Students are required to attend
    30 face-to-face sessions at
    Community Connections in Langley or Abbotsford between
    September and June

  • 30 to 60 minutes per week of
    at-home work is required

Composition 10

This self-paced online course blends Composition 10 and Literary Studies 10 together for a total of 4 credits. Students will develop their composition and literary analysis skills…

This self-paced online course blends Composition 10 and Literary Studies 10 together for a total of 4 credits. Students will develop their composition and literary analysis skills while exploring the power of literature and the nature of justice.Preview the Course Here

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Major units include the following:

Reading and Writing Well

 

To Kill a Mockingbird

 

Choice between 

 

  • The Merchant of Venice

 

  • World War II Novel Study (various selections) 

 

First Peoples 

 

Final Project: Variations on a Theme

 

Formative and summative assignments are woven throughout the course, providing students with opportunities to develop and demonstrate their skills in a variety of ways. 


Major assignments include the following: Theme Song Project, To Kill a Mockingbird Essay, The Merchant of Venice Test & Project or WWII Lit Circle Responses & Book Review, Reconciliation Project, Multigenre Final Project, Final Exam.

If you want to pursue all four ELA10 credits via the online route, please sign up for the Online Combo or Online Synchronous version of ELA:Literary Studies 10.

Two 2 credit ELA10 courses are required for graduation in BC. This online course blends Composition 10 and Literary Studies 10 together for a total of 4 credits. 

Students are required to stream videos contained within the course content, as well as the ability to print and upload assignments.


Requires external resources: To Kill a Mockingbird, World War II novel, and selected short stories.

 

Composition 10

This synchronous online course blends Composition 10 and Literary Studies 10 together for a total of 4 credits. Students will develop their composition and literary analysis skills…

This synchronous online course blends Composition 10 and Literary Studies 10 together for a total of 4 credits. Students will develop their composition and literary analysis skills while exploring the power of literature and the nature of justice. Weekly class meetings on Zoom provide additional guidance, support, and interaction.

The synchronous option meets weekly. Yearly schedules can be found here

Preview the Course Here

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Major units include the following:

Reading and Writing Well

To Kill a Mockingbird

Choice between 

  • The Merchant of Venice

  • World War II Novel Study (various selections) 

First Peoples 

Final Project: Variations on a Theme

 


Formative and summative assignments are woven throughout the course, providing students with opportunities to develop and demonstrate their skills in a variety of ways. 

Major assignments include the following: Theme Song Project, To Kill a Mockingbird Essay, The Merchant of Venice Test & Project or WWII Lit Circle Responses & Book Review, Reconciliation Project, Multigenre Final Project, Final Exam. 

Students enrolling in this particular course must also enrol in ELA: Literary Studies 10 (Online Synchronous). 

Linear pacing only. Students must be prepared to start in September, invest approximately 3-4 hrs/week, continuing up to mid-June. 

 

Students are required to stream videos contained within the course content, as well as the ability to print and upload assignments.


Requires external resources: To Kill a Mockingbird, World War II novel, and selected short stories.

 

Creative Writing 10

Individualized Creative Writing 10 is for students interested in creative expression through language. Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements …

Individualized Creative Writing 10 is for students interested in creative expression through language.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Students will have direct input into selection of major units and topics, allowing them to express themselves creatively, while developing their skills through writing and design processes. 
 

There are many excellent curriculum options available to guide students through this course; suggestions will be provided by the teacher.

An individualized student learning plan will be created to facilitate personalized learning for each student. As such, the assessment methods will be created in conjunction with the goals of the student. 

An online Moodle website will serve as a tool to support students in tracking their progress for this course. 

Students are invited to share an introductory autobiography or personal response to text of choice as their course activation assignment.

Two 2 credit ELA10 courses are required for graduation in BC. These can be combined or completed separately.

Humanities 10 - Composition 10

IF YOU ARE SELECTING THIS COURSE, ALSO SELECT THE OTHER COURSES THAT ARE PART OF THIS COMBO: • Humanities 10 - Christian Studies 10 (4 credits) • Humanities 10 - Literary Studies…

IF YOU ARE SELECTING THIS COURSE, ALSO SELECT THE OTHER COURSES THAT ARE PART OF THIS COMBO:

• Humanities 10 - Christian Studies 10 (4 credits)

• Humanities 10 - Literary Studies 10 (2 credits) 

• Humanities 10 – Social Studies 10 ( credits)

Humanities 10 is far more than just a 4 in 1 course credit arrangement. Although students receive full credit for four important graduation program courses, the integrated approach, which Humanities 10 employs, blends the literary and cultural developments of the times with enduring biblical reference points. The eight episode modules follow Canadian history from 1914 to the present and are best understood as a testimony to the promise and failure of progress and modernity - that is, the propensity of human beings to enlarge, expand, ascend, or otherwise prove one's personhood in moral and cultural space.  Humanities 10 is not bounded by these dates. While journeying through periods of war and peace, fragmentation and reform it is hoped that students will engage an innovative framework that first considers the late modern basis for social order, and thereafter work through learning interventions that compel them to recover their 'voice' in view of 20th century developments that remain formative on human thought and practice today. The possibilities are limitless with this multifaceted and multi-genre program.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements
  • Episode 1:  The Rise and Fall of Empires (1914 to 1919) 

  • Episode 2:  Boom and Bust (20s and 30s)

  • Episode 3:  Violence and Violation (40s and 50s)

  • Episode 4:  Aquarius and Angst (60s and 70s)

  • Episode 5:  Money as Meaning (the 1980s)

  • Episode 6:  New World Order (the 1990s)

  • Episode 7:  Digital Kids (the 2000s)

  • Episode 8:  The Liquid Modern Age (2010 - Present)

This is a synchronous hybrid multi-credit 8-episode program.

8 monthly Assignment Sets

Participation in Weekly Lectures and Tutorials 



 

Enthusiasm for robust biblical engagement with historical and literary themes. 
Students are required to download and complete or print assignments, scan
(either by taking pictures or physically scanning) and upload their assignments.
This course also requires attendance of LIVE biweekly lectures and tutorials
with the teaching team using ZOOM video. conferencing.  Humanities 10 is
best completed as a linear program starting in September but other special
arrangements can be made if necessary after consultation with the Hum10 teaching team.

Humanities 10 - Literary Studies 10

IF YOU ARE SELECTING THIS COURSE, ALSO SELECT THE OTHER COURSES THAT ARE PART OF THIS COMBO: • Humanities 10 - Christian Studies 10 (4 credits) • Humanities 10 - Social…

IF YOU ARE SELECTING THIS COURSE, ALSO SELECT THE OTHER COURSES THAT ARE PART OF THIS COMBO:

• Humanities 10 - Christian Studies 10 (4 credits)

• Humanities 10 - Social Studies 10 (4 credits) 

• Humanities 10 – Composition 10 (2 credits)

Humanities 10 is far more than just a 4 in 1 course credit arrangement. Although students receive full credit for four important graduation program courses, the integrated approach, which Humanities 10 employs, blends the literary and cultural developments of the times with enduring biblical reference points. The eight episode modules follow Canadian history from 1914 to the present and are best understood as a testimony to the promise and failure of progress and modernity - that is, the propensity of human beings to enlarge, expand, ascend, or otherwise prove one's personhood in moral and cultural space.  Humanities 10 is not bounded by these dates. While journeying through periods of war and peace, fragmentation and reform it is hoped that students will engage an innovative framework that first considers the late modern basis for social order, and thereafter work through learning interventions that compel them to recover their 'voice' in view of 20th century developments that remain formative on human thought and practice today. The possibilities are limitless with this multifaceted and multi-genre program.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements
  • Episode 1:  The Rise and Fall of Empires (1914 to 1919) 

  • Episode 2:  Boom and Bust (20s and 30s)

  • Episode 3:  Violence and Violation (40s and 50s)

  • Episode 4:  Aquarius and Angst (60s and 70s)

  • Episode 5:  Money as Meaning (the 1980s)

  • Episode 6:  New World Order (the 1990s)

  • Episode 7:  Digital Kids (the 2000s)

  • Episode 8:  The Liquid Modern Age (2010 - Present)

This is a synchronous hybrid multi-credit 8-episode program.

8 monthly Assignment Sets

Participation in Weekly Lectures and Tutorials 



 

Enthusiasm for robust biblical engagement with historical and literary themes. 
Students are required to download and complete or print assignments, scan
(either by taking pictures or physically scanning) and upload their assignments.
This course also requires attendance of LIVE biweekly lectures and tutorials
with the teaching team using ZOOM video. conferencing.  Humanities 10 is
best completed as a linear program starting in September but other special
arrangements can be made if necessary after consultation with the Hum10 teaching team.

Literary Studie 10

Individualized Literary Studies 10 is for students interested in a particular form, genre, theme, era, geographical area, or in the study of literature in general. Major…

Individualized Literary Studies 10 is for students interested in a particular form, genre, theme, era, geographical area, or in the study of literature in general.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Students will have direct input into selection of major units and topics, allowing them to follow their passion and at the same time:

• increase literacy skills through close reading of appropriately challenging texts

 

• develop balance and broaden their understanding of themselves and the world

 

• develop higher-level thinking and learning skills

There are many excellent curriculum options available to guide students through this course; suggestions will be provided by the teacher.

 


An individualized student learning plan will be created to facilitate personalized learning for each student. As such, the assessment methods will be created in conjunction with the goals of the student. 

An online Moodle website will serve as a tool to support students in tracking their progress for this course. 

Students are invited to share an introductory autobiography or personal response to text of choice as their course activation assignment.

Two 2 credit ELA10 courses are required for graduation in BC. These can be combined or completed separately.

Literary Studies 10

The key question for Literary Studies 10 is, “What does it mean to be human?” Questions that go along with that include, “What is the human condition?” “What reasons are there…

The key question for Literary Studies 10 is, “What does it mean to be human?” Questions that go along with that include, “What is the human condition?” “What reasons are there for hope in humanity?” and “How do we wrestle with the realities of human evil and our hope for redemption?” 

The vision for this course is to ask these questions through a variety of types of literature. Classics and canonical texts are used, as well as a literature from a variety of different voices, including women, minorities, and First Peoples. Each of the texts that was chosen wrestles with the realities of the human condition in some way. The hope is that students will have an opportunity to consider important questions about their own nature through the examination of this literature, with the goal of moving them toward a hopeful vision of redemption and reconciliation.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements
  1. Lord of the Flies

  2. Macbeth

  3. Dystopian Literature

  4. Non-fiction Literature

  5. Poetry and Short Stories

  6. Final Project

Lord of the Flies essay

Dystopian novel review

Final project answering the question, “What does it mean to be human?”

Students are required to attend 30 face-to-face
sessions at Community Connections in Langley or Abbotsford between September and June

30-60 minutes per week of at-home work is required

Literary Studies 10

This self-paced online course guides students through Literary Studies 10, which covers 2 of the 4 required ELA10 credits. This course is for students who will be pursuing the…

This self-paced online course guides students through Literary Studies 10, which covers 2 of the 4 required ELA10 credits. This course is for students who will be pursuing the other 2 credit ELA module through an individualized course or are coming to the school after having already completed 2 of the 4 ELA credits elsewhere.Students will develop their literary analysis skills while exploring the power of words and the nature of justice.

Preview the Course Here

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Major units include the following:

-Reading and Writing Well

 

-To Kill a Mockingbird

 

Choice between:

 

  • The Merchant of Venice

 

  • World War II Novel Study (various selections) 

 

-First Peoples

 

Formative and summative assignments are woven throughout the course, providing students with opportunities to develop and demonstrate their skills in a variety of ways. 


Major assignments include the following: Theme Song Project, To Kill a Mockingbird Essay, The Merchant of Venice Test & Project or WWII Lit Circle Responses & Book Review, Reconciliation Project.

If you want to pursue all four ELA10 credits via the online route, please sign up for the Online Combo or Online Synchronous version of ELA:Literary Studies 10. 

Students are required to stream videos contained within the course content, as well as the ability to print and upload assignments.

Requires external resources: To Kill a Mockingbird, World War II novel, and selected short stories.

 

Literary Studies 10

This synchronous online course blends Composition 10 and Literary Studies 10 together for a total of 4 credits. Students will develop their composition and literary analysis skills…

This synchronous online course blends Composition 10 and Literary Studies 10 together for a total of 4 credits. Students will develop their composition and literary analysis skills while exploring the power of literature and the nature of justice. Weekly class meetings on Zoom provide additional guidance, support, and interaction.

The synchronous option meets weekly. Yearly schedules can be found here

Preview the Course Here

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Major units include the following:

Reading and Writing Well

To Kill a Mockingbird

Choice between:

  • The Merchant of Venice

  • World War II Novel Study (various selections) 

First Peoples 

Final Project: Variations on a Theme


Formative and summative assignments are woven throughout the course, providing students with opportunities to develop and demonstrate their skills in a variety of ways. 

Major assignments include the following: Theme Song Project, To Kill a Mockingbird Essay, The Merchant of Venice Test & Project or WWII Lit Circle Responses & Book Review, Reconciliation Project, Multigenre Final Project, Final Exam. 

Students enrolling in this particular course must also enrol in ELA: Composition 10 (Online Synchronous).

Linear pacing only. Students must be prepared to start in September, invest approximately 3-4 hrs/week, continuing up to mid-June. 

 

Students are required to stream videos contained within the course content, as well as the ability to print and upload assignments.

Requires external resources: To Kill a Mockingbird, World War II novel, and selected short stories.

 

New Media 10

Individualized New Media 10 is for students interested in media, journalism, film, or digital communications.  Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements …

Individualized New Media 10 is for students interested in media, journalism, film, or digital communications. 

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Students will have direct input into selection of major units and topics, resulting in a program of study centred on personal interests, needs, and abilities, while at the same time allowing for a range of local delivery methods. New Media 10 recognizes that digital literacy is an essential characteristic of the educated citizen. 

There are a variety of resource options available to guide students through this course; suggestions will be provided by the teacher. 

 


An individualized student learning plan will be created to facilitate personalized learning for each student. As such, the assessment methods will be created in conjunction with the goals of the student. 

An online Moodle website will serve as a tool to support students in tracking their progress for this course.

Students are invited to share an introductory autobiography or personal response to text of choice as their course activation assignment.

Two 2 credit ELA10 courses are required for graduation in BC. These can be combined or completed separately.

Spoken Language 10

Individualized Spoken Language 10 is for students interested in performance, storytelling, spoken word poetry, or public speaking. Major Units and Topics Assessment …

Individualized Spoken Language 10 is for students interested in performance, storytelling, spoken word poetry, or public speaking.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

This course provides students with an opportunity to develop their spoken communication skills through processes of questioning, exploring, and sampling. Students will also study, draft, and use language to create original pieces in a variety of modes. 

This course would be a great fit for students involved in community theatre, storytelling, spoken word, Toastmasters, 4H or Cadets Effective Speaking programs. 

There are a couple great curriculum options suited to guiding students through this course at home; suggestions will be provided by the teacher.

 


An individualized student learning plan will be created to facilitate personalized learning for each student. As such, the assessment methods will be created in conjunction with the goals of the student. 

An online Moodle website will serve as a tool to support students in tracking their progress for this course. 

Students are invited to share an introductory autobiography or personal response to text of choice as their course activation assignment.

Two 2 credit ELA10 courses are required for graduation in BC. These can be combined or completed separately.

Foundations of Math and PreCalculus 10

Foundations of Math and Pre-Calculus 10 is designed to help students develop the mathematical understanding and critical thinking skills required to continue their studies in math.…

Foundations of Math and Pre-Calculus 10 is designed to help students develop the mathematical understanding and critical thinking skills required to continue their studies in math. The course is designed to be an engaging online learning experience for students which includes videos, projects, interactive applets and more.

Preview the Course Here

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Exponents

Polynomials

Functions & Relations

Linear Relations

Systems of Equations

Trigonometry

Financial Literacy

Fill in the blank notes packages and practice questions (with detailed solutions)

Unit assignments completed to mastery 

Chapter tests

Projects in Systems of Equations, Trigonometry, and Financial Literacy


Scientific Calculator (graphing calculator optional, but not required)

Access to a printer is recommended to print assignments and note packages.

 

Ability to scan assignments (scanner or scanning app)

 

Foundations of Math and PreCalculus 10

Synchronous Foundations of Math and PreCalculus 10 satisfies the math 10 graduation requirement (math 11 is also required) and helps to prepares for Pre-Calculus 11 or Foundation…

Synchronous Foundations of Math and PreCalculus 10 satisfies the math 10 graduation requirement (math 11 is also required) and helps to prepares for Pre-Calculus 11 or Foundation of Math 11.  Students learn a variety of Algebra concepts and are introduced to trigonometry. This course begins in September and has weekly Zoom classes.

The synchronous option meets weekly. Yearly schedules can be found here

Preview the Course Here

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Linear Relations

-       Equations of a line

-       Slope

-       Graphing lines

Linear Systems

-       Intersection point of 2 lines

-       Algebraic and Graphical solution

Polynomials

-       Multiplication of binomials

-       Factoring of trinomials

Exponents and Prime Numbers

-       Exponent laws

-       Prime number factorization

-       Greatest Common Factor

-       Least Common Multiple

Functions and Relations

-       Definition of a function

-       Function notation

-       Domain and range or functions

Trigonometry of Right Triangles

-       Primary trigonometric ratios

-       Pythagorean Theorem

Financial Literacy

-       Income tax

-       Types of income


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 3 projects where students use enquiry based learning to deepen understanding.

The course ends with a final exam

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 but not required.

Foundations of Math and PreCalculus 10

Individualized/Hybrid FPC math 10 satisfies the math 10 graduation requirement (math 11 is also required) and helps to prepares for Pre-Calculus 11 or Foundation of Math 11. …

Individualized/Hybrid FPC math 10 satisfies the math 10 graduation requirement (math 11 is also required) and helps to prepares for Pre-Calculus 11 or Foundation of Math 11.  Students learn a variety of Algebra concepts and are introduced to trigonometry. Students are able to select from a variety of textbooks to learn the major topics in the course. 

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Linear Relations

-       Equations of a line

-       Slope

-       Graphing lines

Linear Systems

-       Intersection point of 2 lines

-       Algebraic and Graphical solution

Polynomials

-       Multiplication of binomials

-       Factoring of trinomials

Exponents and Prime Numbers

-       Exponent laws

-       Prime number factorization

-       Greatest Common Factor

-       Least Common Multiple

Functions and Relations

-       Definition of a function

-       Function notation

-       Domain and range or functions

Trigonometry of Right Triangles

-       Primary trigonometric ratios

-       Pythagorean Theorem

Financial Literacy

-       Income tax

-       Types of income

Each student submits work from their textbooks.  They also complete 6 topic quizzes, 2 projects,3 mini-assignments and a course review quiz.

There are many textbook options and include:

-       Foundation and Pre-Calculus Math 10 by Pearson

-       Mathematics 10 BC Edition by Dynamic Classroom

-       Theories and Problems for Foundation and Pre-Calculus Math 10 by Crescent Beach Publication

It is also possible to use American books like Saxon, Teaching Textbook and Math-U-See.  In general students using an American book should start FPC math 10 at the midpoint of Algebra 1. Typically they will complete Algebra 1 and then start Algebra 2.

 Other textbooks may also work for this course.  Please consult the course teacher to discuss other options.

Workplace Mathematics 10

This Math is geared towards students that aren’t heading into high academics in post-secondary (Sciences, Engineering, Nursing, Computer Programming). It teaches hands-on,…

This Math is geared towards students that aren’t heading into high academics in post-secondary (Sciences, Engineering, Nursing, Computer Programming). It teaches hands-on, real-life, applicable math content and helps develop skills through project-based learning. This online version of the course uses StudyForge where students complete lessons by watching videos and then completing online practice questions. Prior knowledge needed to be successful in this course: how to use all aspects of BEDMAS, how to plot on an x and y axis, knowledge of shapes, and simple algebra.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements


  1. Graphing
         Bar graphs, line graphs, circle graphs, infographics, pictographs

  2. Conversions
         mL to gallon, mile to meter, mm to cm, in to ft, etc. 

  3. Surface Area and Volume
         For prisms, cylinders, and pyramids

  4. Trigonometry
         Sin Cos and Tan for right angle triangles only

  5. Central Tendency
         Mean, median, mode, range, outliers

  6. Probability
         Games, dice, cards

  7. Financial Literacy
         Different types of income and different ways to earn income


Students learn the course content via the Lessons and these are marked for a “completion” grade. 

Assignments are used as indicators to see if students are ready for the tests. 

Tests are completed online to check understanding of the content and to gauge Math skills. 

There are also 3 projects that allow students a chance to try out their Math skills in a meaningful way.

  • Laptop/computer

  • Google Chrome web browser (not a Requirement but a STRONG suggestion)

  • Printer

  • Scanner (you can use your smart phone if you don’t have a scanner)

  • Ruler

Workplace Mathematics 10

This Math is geared towards students that aren’t heading into high academics in post-secondary (Sciences, Engineering, Nursing, Computer Programming). It teaches hands-on,…

This Math is geared towards students that aren’t heading into high academics in post-secondary (Sciences, Engineering, Nursing, Computer Programming). It teaches hands-on, real-life, applicable math content and helps develop skills through project-based learning. Prior knowledge needed to be successful in this course: how to use all aspects of BEDMAS, how to plot on an x and y axis, knowledge of shapes, and simple algebra.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements


  1. Graphing
         Bar graphs, line graphs, circle graphs, infographics, pictographs

  2. Measurement and Conversions
         mL to gallon, mile to meter, mm to cm, in to ft, etc. 

  3. Surface Area and Volume
         For prisms, cylinders, and pyramids

  4. Trigonometry
         Sin Cos and Tan for right angle triangles only

  5. Central Tendency
          Mean, median, mode, range, outliers

  6. Probability
          Games, dice, cards

  7. Financial Literacy
          Different types of income and different ways to earn income


This is an individualized course, a student learning plan will be created for personalized learning for each student. As such, the assessment methods will be created in conjunction with the goals of the student.

  • Laptop/computer

  • Scanner/Smartphone

  • Calculator

  • Ruler

Workplace Mathematics 10

This Math is geared towards students that aren’t heading into high academics in post-secondary (Sciences, Engineering, Nursing, Computer Programming). It teaches hands-on,…

This Math is geared towards students that aren’t heading into high academics in post-secondary (Sciences, Engineering, Nursing, Computer Programming). It teaches hands-on, real-life, applicable math content and helps develop skills through project-based learning. This hybrid version of the course will utilize a workbook to teach the concepts but will also have a moodle page where students will complete a chapter challenge based on what they learned and it is also where the projects for the course will be. Prior knowledge needed to be successful in this course: how to use all aspects of BEDMAS, how to plot on an x and y axis, knowledge of shapes, and simple algebra.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements


  1. Graphing
         Bar graphs, line graphs, circle graphs, infographics, pictographs

  2. Measurement and Conversions
         mL to gallon, mile to meter, mm to cm, in to ft, etc. 

  3. Surface Area and Volume
         For prisms, cylinders, and pyramids

  4. Trigonometry
         Sin Cos and Tan for right angle triangles only

  5. Central Tendency
          Mean, median, mode, range, outliers

  6. Probability
          Games, dice, cards

  7. Financial Literacy
          Different types of income and different ways to earn income


Chapter Challenges based on the chapters in the Mathworks work books. 

Projects that were designed specifically for homeschool learners

  • Mathworks 10

  • Mathworks 11

    • UBC Pacific Press

  • Laptop/computer

  • Scanner/Smartphone

  • Calculator

  • Ruler

  • Deck of cards

  • Dice

Workplace Mathematics 10

This Math is geared towards students that aren’t heading into high academics in post-secondary (Sciences, Engineering, Nursing, Computer Programming). It teaches hands-on,…

This Math is geared towards students that aren’t heading into high academics in post-secondary (Sciences, Engineering, Nursing, Computer Programming). It teaches hands-on, real-life, applicable math content and helps develop skills through project-based learning. This online version of the course uses StudyForge where students complete lessons by watching videos and then completing online practice questions. Prior knowledge needed to be successful in this course: how to use all aspects of BEDMAS, how to plot on an x and y axis, knowledge of shapes, and simple algebra.

The synchronous option meets weekly. Yearly schedules can be found here

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements


  1. Graphing
         Bar graphs, line graphs, circle graphs, infographics, pictographs

  2. Conversions
         mL to gallon, mile to meter, mm to cm, in to ft, etc. 

  3. Surface Area and Volume
         For prisms, cylinders, and pyramids

  4. Trigonometry
         Sin Cos and Tan for right angle triangles only

  5. Central Tendency
         Mean, median, mode, range, outliers

  6. Probability
         Games, dice, cards

  7. Financial Literacy
         Different types of income and different ways to earn income


Students learn the course content via the Lessons and these are marked for a “completion” grade. 

Assignments are used as indicators to see if students are ready for the tests. 

Tests are completed online to check understanding of the content and to gauge Math skills. 

There are also 3 projects that allow students a chance to try out their Math skills in a meaningful way.

  • Laptop/computer

  • Google Chrome web browser (not a Requirement but a STRONG suggestion)

  • Printer

  • Scanner (you can use your smart phone if you don’t have a scanner)

  • Ruler

Adventure Discipleship - Fall Program

The Adventure Discipleship Program is a unique opportunity for adventurers at heart - an opportunity to explore and be encouraged to grow your passion for Christ within the context…

The Adventure Discipleship Program is a unique opportunity for adventurers at heart - an opportunity to explore and be encouraged to grow your passion for Christ within the context of exploring outdoor adventure. In the program, students will be engaged in discipleship, build leadership skills and learn practical outdoor recreational skills while earning high school credits. The program builds toward a multi-day group expedition in the natural beauty of God’s Creation, with locations ranging from the mountains (Fall program), to a week long coastal backpacking trip (Spring program). Students will also be encouraged to gain industry level certification in outdoor skill areas of choice.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements
  • Graduation Program courses:

    • Physical Health and Education (or Outdoor Education 11/ 12)- 4 credits - mostly practical application.

  • Electives:

    • Christian Studies- 4 credits

    • Leadership - 4 credits - with specific focus on outdoor leadership

Successful completion of the program will grant students 12 credits.

Assessment is covered through a variety of approaches, from online readings and assignments, PE logs and training routines, as well as assessment around the week long backpacking trip.

Please note that students must fill out an application and be accepted into the program to be signed up for Adventure Discipleship courses. Please contact James Nelson for information, or to request an application packet: jnelson@onlineschool.ca

Adventure Discipleship - Spring Program

The Adventure Discipleship Program is a unique opportunity for adventurers at heart - an opportunity to explore and be encouraged to grow your passion for Christ within the context…

The Adventure Discipleship Program is a unique opportunity for adventurers at heart - an opportunity to explore and be encouraged to grow your passion for Christ within the context of exploring outdoor adventure. In the program, students will be engaged in discipleship, build leadership skills and learn practical outdoor recreational skills while earning high school credits. The program builds toward a multi-day group expedition in the natural beauty of God’s Creation, with locations ranging from the mountains (Fall program), to a week long coastal backpacking trip (Spring program). Students will also be encouraged to gain industry level certification in outdoor skill areas of choice.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements
  • Graduation Program courses:

    • Physical Health and Education (or Outdoor Education 11/ 12)- 4 credits - mostly practical application.

  • Electives:

    • Christian Studies- 4 credits

    • Leadership - 4 credits - with specific focus on outdoor leadership

Successful completion of the program will grant students 12 credits.

Assessment is covered through a variety of approaches, from online readings and assignments, PE logs and training routines, as well as assessment around the week long backpacking trip.

Please note that students must fill out an application and be accepted into the program to be signed up for Adventure Discipleship courses. Please contact James Nelson for information, or to request an application packet: jnelson@onlineschool.ca

Physical and Health Education 10

PHE10 is a four-credit course that fulfills the Grade 10 PHE requirements for graduation with a B.C. Dogwood Diploma. Preview the Course Here Major Units and Topics …

PHE10 is a four-credit course that fulfills the Grade 10 PHE requirements for graduation with a B.C. Dogwood Diploma.

Preview the Course Here

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Physical literacy

Healthy and active living

Social and community health

Mental well-being

*All assignments are found at the course in Moodle

 

6-8 Completed Sports Logs of Activity

3 Fitness Tests

Written Assignments

Working computer with Internet required. 

Equipment and clothing required for a variety of sporting activities

 

Home and community resources where activities may be completed

 

Physical and Health Education 10

PHE10 is a four-credit course that fulfills the Grade 10 PHE requirements for graduation with a B.C. Dogwood Diploma. Preview the Course Here Major Units and Topics …

PHE10 is a four-credit course that fulfills the Grade 10 PHE requirements for graduation with a B.C. Dogwood Diploma.

Preview the Course Here

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Physical literacy

Healthy and active living

Social and community health

Mental well-being

*All assignments are found at the course in Moodle

 


6-8 Completed Sports Logs of Activity

3 Fitness Tests

5 Written Assignments (Intro, Goal Setting, Nutrition, Gratitude Journal and Safety Asn) 

As this is an Individualized course, a Student Learning Plan (SLP) will be created for personalized learning and so students will have a lot of choice in completing a variety of physical and written activities that line up with the course outcomes.


Working computer with Internet required. 

Equipment and clothing required for a variety of sporting activities

 

Home and community resources where activities may be completed

 

Life Sciences 11

Disclaimer: this course used to be known as Biology 11 but has changed significantly and now is largely a course about evolutionary processes. Warning: lots of the content is very…

Disclaimer: this course used to be known as Biology 11 but has changed significantly and now is largely a course about evolutionary processes. Warning: lots of the content is very non-biblical but I state what I believe and what HCOS believes and do my best to teach the content required in a way that provides a Christian worldview. I recommend this course for students heading into the Sciences at university (included Nursing, and Medicine). The 3 major topics are Processes of Life, Processes of Evolution, and Organization of Life. In the Online version of this course students watch lesson videos, take notes, learn key vocabulary, complete interesting assignments, complete engaging projects/labs, and perform research on a variety of topics.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Taxonomy - Phylogenetics and classification

Evolution -Variation, natural selection, microevolution, macroevolution, speciation

MicroBiology - Bacteria, viruses, cell types

MacroBiology - Diversity of life, organization, 

Biological Processes - Respiration, phyotosynthesis, mitosis, meiosis, reproduction


Chapter Tests and Quizzes throughout the course. 

Labs that include formal lab write-ups.

In-depth Projects that will include online research, personal study, and lots of freedom to dive deep.

Laptop

Google Chrome web browser (not a Requirement but a STRONG suggestion)

Printer

Scanner (you can use your smart phone if you don’t have a scanner)

Ruler

Resources for Labs but they are common (ex. Banana, shampoo, salt, glassware)

Science 10

Science 10 is a required course for graduation in B.C. It covers topics in four streams of science: Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Astronomy. Major Units and Topics …

Science 10 is a required course for graduation in B.C. It covers topics in four streams of science: Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Astronomy.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

DNA is the basis for all living things 

Energy Change, atomic rearrangement and chemical processes

Energy is conserved, and its transformation can affect living things and the environment

The formation of the universe can be explained by the Big Bang Theory

Each unit has various options for chapter assignments that serve a variety of types of learners (ie. model building, worksheets, videos, etcs.) 

There are a number of lab experiments to choose from, with a requirement that 3 are completed 

Each unit ends with the option to do a unit test or an inquiry project

Final exam once all coursework is completed

BC Science Connections 10 Textbook 

Most experiment materials can be commonly found in the household

Science 10

Science 10 is a required course for graduation in BC. There are four major units of study, Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Earth Science. The course is designed to be an engaging…

Science 10 is a required course for graduation in BC. There are four major units of study, Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Earth Science. The course is designed to be an engaging online learning experience for students which includes videos, readings, lab experiences, projects interactive applets and more. 

A strong background in the Chemistry concepts taught in Science 9 is required.

Preview the Course Here

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Biology

  • DNA is the basis for the diversity of living things. 

Earth Science

 

  • The formation of the universe can be explained using the big bang theory. 

Physics

  • Energy is conserved, and its transformation can affect living things and the environment. 

Chemistry

  • Energy change is required as atoms rearrange in chemical processes.

There are a number of projects throughout the Science 10 course.

Biology: 

  • Art of Reasoning paper

  • Local Concern Action Plan presentation

Earth Science: 

  • Big Bang Timeline

  • 3D Space Technology model

Physics: 

  • Kinetic and Potential Energy model/lab

  • Energy A-Z Page

  • Dental Hygiene

Chemistry: 

  • Lab: Effect of temperature and presence of a catalyst on the rate of reaction.

Student will require a few resources for lab
activities such as balloons, hydrogen
peroxide, chalk, Alka Seltzer tablets.
Most of the required resources can be
found within regular grocery or pharmacy
stores. 

Access to a printer is necessary in order to
print off the video lesson notes. This will be about 100 single sided pages of black and white printing.

 

Science 10

Science 10 is a required course for graduation in B.C. It covers topics in four streams of science: Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Astronomy. Major Units and Topics …

Science 10 is a required course for graduation in B.C. It covers topics in four streams of science: Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Astronomy.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

DNA is the basis for all living things 

Energy Change, atomic rearrangement and chemical processes

Energy is conserved, and its transformation can affect living things and the environment

The formation of the universe can be explained by the Big Bang Theory

This is an individualized course, a student learning plan
will be created for personalized learning for each student. As such, the assessment methods will be created in conjunction with the goals of the student. 

Activation criteria will be determined in the creation of an SLP.

 

Resources and textbooks will be determined with the student

Science 10

Science 10 is a required course for graduation in BC. There are four major units of study, Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Earth Science. The course is designed to be an engaging…

Science 10 is a required course for graduation in BC. There are four major units of study, Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Earth Science. The course is designed to be an engaging online learning experience for students which includes videos, readings, lab experiences, projects interactive applets and more. 

A strong background in the Chemistry concepts taught in Science 9 is required.

This course offers a weekly live class meeting where upcoming assignments are discussed and student questions are addressed. Students choose a linear or Semester 1 pacing. Weekly meetings are recorded and available for viewing if students miss the weekly meeting. 

Students are made aware of the pacing needed to stay on track; however, it is up to the parent and student to monitor pacing. 

Preview the Course Here

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Biology

  • DNA is the basis for the diversity of living things. 

Earth Science

 

  • The formation of the universe can be explained using the big bang theory. 

Physics

  • Energy is conserved, and its transformation can affect living things and the environment. 

Chemistry

  • Energy change is required as atoms rearrange in chemical processes.

There are a number of projects throughout the Science 10 course.

Biology: 

  • Art of Reasoning paper

  • Local Concern Action Plan presentation

Earth Science: 

  • Big Bang Timeline

  • 3D Space Technology model

Physics: 

  • Kinetic and Potential Energy model/lab

  • Energy A-Z Page

  • Dental Hygiene

Chemistry: 

  • Lab: Effect of temperature and presence of a catalyst on the rate of reaction.

Student will require a few resources for lab
activities such as balloons, hydrogen
peroxide, chalk, Alka Seltzer tablets.
Most of the required resources can be
found within regular grocery or pharmacy
stores. 

Access to a printer is necessary in order to
print off the video lesson notes. This will be about 100 single sided pages of black and white printing.

 

American Sign Language 10

American Sign Language is a beginner ASL course intended to introduce the student to signing.  Signing is a useful skill that can open up for you a world of understanding and…

American Sign Language is a beginner ASL course intended to introduce the student to signing.  Signing is a useful skill that can open up for you a world of understanding and interacting with a new group of people.  This is an individualized course that has endless possibilities to fulfill the course requirements but there is a moodle course set up designed to guide and teach the students sign language through an online video series, which is a communication-focused curriculum- Lifeprint,com.  ASL is a language expressed through the hands and face. ASL is more than learning a language and memorizing signs. It has its own grammar, culture, history, terminology and other unique characteristics. ASL 10 is an introduction to the culture and grammar of this language.

Preview the Course Here

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements
Topics include: basic vocabulary, grammar, history, fingerspelling, numbers, terminology, and Deaf culture. 

Assignments:  There are a variety of assignments in this course: computer-marking quizzes, and logging of hours. There are also several creative assignments such as learning to sign your story, and looking at a variety of autobiographies as well as topics of interest within the deaf culture.

There are generally choices given in every assignment so you can choose what suits you best.

 

Core French 10

This course is for students who have taken several years of Core French and wish to continue their study.  For this course students will develop their reading, writing, listening…

This course is for students who have taken several years of Core French and wish to continue their study.  For this course students will develop their reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. Students will work with a French speaker in their community and/or work with their teacher on a regular basis online. Reflection is also an important part of learning a language.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Speaking: Practising and
recording conversations on
a variety of topics. Presenting
on topics of interest.

Reading: Students will read
French stories and articles and
demonstrate understanding.  

Writing: Students will write a
variety of pieces, stories,
descriptions etc. on provided
topics and topics of interest. 

Learning about francophone
communities in Canada and
reflecting on language learning

Specific competencies include:

  • various types of questions

  • sequences of events

  • degrees of likes and dislikes

  • hopes, dreams, desires, and ambitions

  • opinions about familiar topics

  • An initial assignment is
    provided upon enrollment
    and must be completed in order
    to become active in the course

  • Zoom sessions with teacher

  • Recorded conversations

  • Recorded presentations

  • Writing projects

  • Reading comprehension questions

  • Previous exposure to French

  • A French speaking tutor, parent
    or other member of the community
    to practice
    speaking with and/or a
    commitment to meet regularly
    with teacher over zoom

Core French 10 - Rosetta Stone Foundations

The Rosetta Stone Foundations Core French program (RSF for short) comprises five (5) parts: 1. Language Training, 2. Games & Activities, 3. Live Tutoring, 4. three projects, and 5.…

The Rosetta Stone Foundations Core French program (RSF for short) comprises five (5) parts: 1. Language Training, 2. Games & Activities, 3. Live Tutoring, 4. three projects, and 5. three live sessions with your teacher. This is predominantly an aural/oral course.

Preview the Course Here

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Unit 11 Everyday Things (kitchen, taking items along with oneself, measurement):
- Belief and opinion
- Famous French person

Unit 12 Places and Events:
- Creative Works/Poetry analysis
- Politics & Media
- Languages and Business
- Holidays
- Learning and memory

Activation Component, Language Training (4 lesson subunits covering vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, comprehension, reading, writing, speaking); 8 Live Tutoring sessions; 30 hours Games & Activities: 3 projects covering research of a famous French person, interview, and a cultural project; 3 Live sessions with teacher comprising review of learning to date plus open-ended questions. Computer with audio speakers and microphone or headset with mic plus internet access. Grade 9 French or equivalent (discretion of teacher), RSF activation.

German 10

The Rosetta Stone Foundations program is comprised: Language Training, Games & Activities, LiveTutoring, Meetings with your Teacher, and Projects. Language Training teaches a…

The Rosetta Stone Foundations program is comprised: Language Training, Games & Activities, LiveTutoring, Meetings with your Teacher, and Projects.

Language Training teaches a second language the same way you learned your first language: by pairing words to images, easily and naturally. RosettaStone mimics this process, using rich visual imagery to help learners think in a new language and to perfect pronunciation.

Games & Activities help cement the learners’ understanding by engaging in a wide range of activities designed to sharpen language skills.

Live Tutoring allows for interaction with other learners and builds confidence in an online, real-time interactive environment. By joining sessions of Live Tutoring, you practice and refine your conversational skills with native-speaking tutors. Each session builds on and reinforces what you have been learning in LanguageTraining.

Meeting with your teacher provides another opportunity for you to refine your conversational skills, ask questions, and reinforce what you are learning in the RSF program.

Term Projects: Culture and Christian Worldview projects are also required.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Unit 11: Everyday
things: Belief and
opinion; taking things
along; Measurement and
fractions; in the kitchen

Unit 12: Places and
Events: Politics and
media; Languages and
business; learning and
memory; Celebrating
holidays

Language training activities
30%
Homework (Extended
Activities) 10%
Live Tutoring 30%
Live sessions with teacher
10%
Projects 30%

Computer and USB headset

German 10

Designed for the beginning German student (no prerequisite), this course prepares students to enter a German 11 course. Students in collaboration with parent and teacher will…

Designed for the beginning German student (no prerequisite), this course prepares students to enter a German 11 course. Students in collaboration with parent and teacher will create their own curriculum from a variety of resources that include grammar, culture, conversation, reading, writing, speaking, and listening.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Cognates

German phonemes

German declination

Common, high-frequency
vocabulary, sentence structures, and expressions

First People’s perspectives

German cultural festivals

German communities in
Canada

German works of art


Activation Project 

An online language program

Monthly conversation meetings with teacher

Min. 12 cultural writing samples

Cultural activities - German 
food, books, movies, music

A Grammar workbook

Working computer with Internet required. 

Headset with microphone may be needed.

Purchase of textbook/workbook.

Mandarin 10

Mandarin 10 uses the Rosetta Stone program (units 11 and 12, level 3) that consists of language lessons (speaking, listening, pronunciation, writing, review), games activities and…

Mandarin 10 uses the Rosetta Stone program (units 11 and 12, level 3) that consists of language lessons (speaking, listening, pronunciation, writing, review), games activities and live tutorials as well as cultural and FFPOL projects. Students are immersed in the world of Mandarin Chinese language and have the choice of completing the course in Pin Yin, simplified and traditional Chinese. Projects include the activation project which reflect cultural comparisons, First Peoples perspectives, social and cultural activities and an interview with a native Mandarin speaker.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Unit 11 Everyday things: 
Activation project, present perfect, adjectives and nouns formed with
verbs, contrast words: “correct,” “appropriate” and “if... not” phrases, conditional situations, gerunds,
shopping containers “only” and
“never”, subjunctive mood, syllables stress, food shapes fractions, units of measure, household and food items,
units of measuring accurately

 

Creative Works Project

 

Unit 12 Places and events: 
Politics nationalities heads of state,
news sources, political terms, future tense, geographic names, passive
voice, business vocabulary, quantifiers, memory, learning, adjectival forms of the cardinal directions, “too much/too many”, “since”, “okay”, “ever/never” and “again”, adverbs, degree, quantity, celebrations, festivals, religious holidays, modal auxiliary verbs, frequency

 

 

Interview Project

 

 

Students will be assessed on
the accuracy of their pronunciation, matching pictures to the correct phrases, writing, comprehension, games activities and listening skills. Criterion and the rubric for the activation and creative works project are found in the Moodle course.

Unit 11: Students will complete all language lessons in this unit, 4 live tutorials and at least 7 hours of games activities along with the activation
 project and creative works project. Students should also complete their
first live teacher meeting, plan for their second live teacher meeting shortly
after half of their course is complete.

Unit 12:  Students will complete all language lessons in this unit, 4 more
live tutorials for a total of 8 live tutorials by the time this unit is complete and at least 14 hours of games activities along with the interview project where students interview a native Mandarin Chinese speaker. Students should also
complete their second and third live teacher meeting, review their progress in Moodle to ensure that all components outlined in the course are completed and they have submitted completion.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spanish 10

Designed for the intermediate Spanish student (prerequisite Spanish 9) this course prepares students to enter a Spanish 11 course. Students will do interactive lessons, games, and…

Designed for the intermediate Spanish student (prerequisite Spanish 9) this course prepares students to enter a Spanish 11 course. Students will do interactive lessons, games, and virtual tutoring through the Rosetta Stone Foundations website and complete a few external assignments through Moodle.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Rosetta Stone Level 3 (Units 11 and 12)

  • 1 activation project & survey

  • 2 cultural research projects

  • video conversation meetings with teacher

  • 4 live tutoring sessions through RS

  • 1 at-home timed quiz


Working computer with Internet required. 

 

Headset with microphone recommended.

 

Spanish 10

Designed for students with some Spanish experience (Spanish 9)  this course prepares students to enter a Spanish 11 course. Students will create their own curriculum from a variety…

Designed for students with some Spanish experience (Spanish 9)  this course prepares students to enter a Spanish 11 course. Students will create their own curriculum from a variety of resources that include grammar, culture, conversation, reading, writing, speaking, and listening.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements


Describing people, objects,
and locations

Expressing interests, opinions,
and beliefs

 

Asking questions 

 

Making comparisons

 

Describing activities, situations,
and events using present,
past, and future tense 

 

Hispanic culture and contribution to society

 

First people’s perspectives

 


  • 1 cultural project

  • Min. 2 conversation
    meetings with teacher

  • Writing and speaking
    samples

  • Portfolio of completed
    work 

*Assessments are tailored to students’ needs and interests


Working computer with Internet required. 

 

Headset with microphone may be needed.

 

 

Purchase of textbook/workbook optional.

 

Humanities 10 - Social Studies 10

IF YOU ARE SELECTING THIS COURSE, ALSO SELECT THE OTHER COURSES THAT ARE PART OF THIS COMBO: • Humanities 10 - Christian Studies 10 (4 credits) • Humanities 10 - Literary Studies…

IF YOU ARE SELECTING THIS COURSE, ALSO SELECT THE OTHER COURSES THAT ARE PART OF THIS COMBO:

• Humanities 10 - Christian Studies 10 (4 credits)

• Humanities 10 - Literary Studies 10 (2 credits) 

• Humanities 10 – Composition 10 (2 credits)

Humanities 10 is far more than just a 4 in 1 course credit arrangement. Although students receive full credit for four important graduation program courses, the integrated approach, which Humanities 10 employs, blends the literary and cultural developments of the times with enduring biblical reference points. The eight episode modules follow Canadian history from 1914 to the present and are best understood as a testimony to the promise and failure of progress and modernity - that is, the propensity of human beings to enlarge, expand, ascend, or otherwise prove one's personhood in moral and cultural space.  Humanities 10 is not bounded by these dates. While journeying through periods of war and peace, fragmentation and reform it is hoped that students will engage an innovative framework that first considers the late modern basis for social order, and thereafter work through learning interventions that compel them to recover their 'voice' in view of 20th century developments that remain formative on human thought and practice today. The possibilities are limitless with this multifaceted and multi-genre program.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements
  • Episode 1:  The Rise and Fall of Empires (1914 to 1919) 

  • Episode 2:  Boom and Bust (20s and 30s)

  • Episode 3:  Violence and Violation (40s and 50s)

  • Episode 4:  Aquarius and Angst (60s and 70s)

  • Episode 5:  Money as Meaning (the 1980s)

  • Episode 6:  New World Order (the 1990s)

  • Episode 7:  Digital Kids (the 2000s)

  • Episode 8:  The Liquid Modern Age (2010 - Present)

This is a synchronous hybrid multi-credit 8-episode program.

8 monthly Assignment Sets

Participation in Weekly Lectures and Tutorials 



 

Enthusiasm for robust biblical engagement with historical and literary themes. 
Students are required to download and complete or print assignments, scan
(either by taking pictures or physically scanning) and upload their assignments.
This course also requires attendance of LIVE biweekly lectures and tutorials
with the teaching team using ZOOM video. conferencing.  Humanities 10 is
best completed as a linear program starting in September but other special
arrangements can be made if necessary after consultation with the Hum10 teaching team.

Social Studies 10

Social Studies 10 Individualized concerns the story of Canada from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present. Students will study the key events, personalities, and…

Social Studies 10 Individualized concerns the story of Canada from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present. Students will study the key events, personalities, and themes that have shaped and continue to shape Canada’s evolution as an independent nation and member of the global community. Students will be challenged to develop historical empathy and be invited to engage in a variety of inquiries that sharpen their appreciation for Canada’s historical legacy and struggle to maintain a society that promotes human flourishing, hope, and justice.  The individualized SS10 program offers a teacher-generated assignment package that can be used in full or in part. If there is a SS10 curricula to which a family is particularly endeared, an effort will be made to accommodate within the Ministry of Education curricular competencies.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements
  • Directed Inquiry - The League of Nations

  • Guided Inquiry - Just War

  • Independent Inquiry - the 1990s

  • Full Inquiry - Curiosity (Optional Directed Study)

  • Historical Empathy and Critical Thinking

This is an individualized course, a student learning plan
will be created for personalized learning for each
student. As such, the assessment methods will be created in conjunction with the goals of the student.

Completion of Social Studies 9 recommended.

Social Studies 10

Social Studies 10 concerns the story of Canada from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present. Students will study the key events, personalities, and themes that have…

Social Studies 10 concerns the story of Canada from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present. Students will study the key events, personalities, and themes that have shaped and continue to shape Canada’s evolution as an independent nation and member of the global community. Students will be challenged to develop historical empathy and be invited to engage in a variety of inquiries that sharpen their appreciation for Canada’s historical legacy and struggle to maintain a society that promotes human flourishing, hope, and justice. In addition, students will be encouraged to reflect on how the triune God calls us into harmonious and compassionate communities, how God’s omniscience, omnipotence, and omnipresence give us confidence that history has a purpose and a direction, and that every human being, created in the image of God (the Imago Dei) has a ‘will to meaning’. “I make known the end from the beginning, from ancient times, what is still to come. I say, ‘My purpose will stand, and I will do all that I please.’” - Isaiah 46:10.

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Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Canadian History

  • Unit 1: 1914-1940

  • Unit 2: 1940-1963

  • Unit 3: 1963-1990

  • Unit 4: 1990-2001

  • Unit 5: 2001-Present


Unscrambles: 5%
Notes Assignments: 5%
Forum Work: 20%
Inquiries: 40%
Exam: 20%
Live Event Participation: 10%

Completion of Social Studies 9 recommended.

Social Studies 10

Social Studies 10 concerns the story of Canada from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present. Students will study the key events, personalities, and themes that have…

Social Studies 10 concerns the story of Canada from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present. Students will study the key events, personalities, and themes that have shaped and continue to shape Canada’s evolution as an independent nation and member of the global community. Students will be challenged to develop historical empathy and be invited to engage in a variety of inquiries that sharpen their appreciation for Canada’s historical legacy and struggle to maintain a society that promotes human flourishing, hope, and justice. In addition, students will be encouraged to reflect on how the triune God calls us into harmonious and compassionate communities, how God’s omniscience, omnipotence, and omnipresence give us confidence that history has a purpose and a direction, and that every human being, created in the image of God (the Imago Dei) has a ‘will to meaning’. “I make known the end from the beginning, from ancient times, what is still to come. I say, ‘My purpose will stand, and I will do all that I please.’” - Isaiah 46:10.The synchronous option meets weekly. Yearly schedules can be found here

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Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Canadian History

  • Unit 1: 1914-1940

  • Unit 2: 1940-1963

  • Unit 3: 1963-1990

  • Unit 4: 1990-2001

  • Unit 5: 2001-Present

Unscrambles: 5%

Notes Assignments: 5%

Forum Work: 20%

Inquiries: 40%

Exam: 20%

Live Event Participation: 10%

Completion of Social
Studies 9 recommended.

Accounting 11

Accounting 11 is a survey course which guides students through the Accounting cycle, equipping them with the necessary skills to perform all bookkeeping tasks for a…

Accounting 11 is a survey course which guides students through the Accounting cycle, equipping them with the necessary skills to perform all bookkeeping tasks for a service-oriented business. The principles of double-entry accounting are learned in a sequential fashion, starting with foundational debit and credit concepts, and advancing to the final stages of financial reporting; ultimately, students learn all steps necessary to complete the Accounting Cycle, which is performed from start to finish in a final project. Along the way, students will do a variety of inquiries, exploring such topics as ethical reporting, financial accountability, careers in the field, and understanding financial performance; they will also have opportunities to develop competencies related to personal budgeting while learning invaluable spreadsheet skills. Many students who enjoy Accounting 11 go on to Financial Accounting 12, which deals with the merchandise accounting, taxation and financial analysis. It is not uncommon for students who do well in Accounting 11 and 12 to go into a related field after high school. As well as having practical benefit, for both career and personal enrichment, the study is enjoyable for its hands-on workbook approach to learning which is rife with examples and light on cumbersome reading. The course is designed so that any learner can succeed, whether or not they manifest strong numeric competencies.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements
  • Double-Entry bookkeeping  
  • (debits & credits)
  • General Journals
  • General Ledgers
  • Worksheets
  • Income Statements
  • Balance Sheets
  • Accrual and Deferral
  • Financial Adjustments
  • Depreciation

This is an individualized course operated through a hybrid (teacher guided) learning model, so readings and assignments will be distributed to students through Moodle. Students will hand in assignments that largely consist of question and answer, case studies, accounting exercises and personal reflection tasks; they will do two major projects which allow them to integrate concepts learned through a real life application. Students will analyze financial results and write summaries, led by personal observations supported by evidence. Finally, students will from time to time reflect on ethical problems in the field of Accounting and engage in various forms of inquiry to resolve those problems in relation to a criteria.

 

Automotive Technology 11

Designed for the beginning Mechanics student (no prerequisite), this course prepares students to enter an Automotive 11 course. Students, in collaboration with parent and teacher,…

Designed for the beginning Mechanics student (no prerequisite), this course prepares students to enter an Automotive 11 course. Students, in collaboration with parent and teacher, will create their own curriculum from a variety of resources.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Simple automotive repair and maintenance

Social, legal, and ethical
responsibilities associated with
vehicle operation

Use of technical information and manuals

for the purpose of diagnostics and
repair

Fundamental automotive tools
and equipment

Lifting equipment and procedures

Chassis and body

Engine diagnostic support systems

Emerging and alternative energy
sources used to power automotive vehicles

Fundamentals of engine operation

Vehicle systems

Vehicle safety systems

Design for the life cycle

This is an individualized course,
a student learning plan will be
created for personalized learning
for each student. As such, the
assessment methods will be
created in conjunction with the
goals of the student.

Hand tools and power tools
specific to automotive repair
and maintenance.

 

Working computer with
Internet required.

 

Drafting 11

Designed for the intermediate Drafting student (prerequisite Drafting 10), this course prepares students to enter a Drafting 12 course. Students in collaboration with parent and…

Designed for the intermediate Drafting student (prerequisite Drafting 10), this course prepares students to enter a Drafting 12 course. Students in collaboration with parent and teacher will create their own curriculum from a variety of resources.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Simple drafting design projects

Geometric construction to create
drawings and images

Drawing management and problem
solving using computer-assisted
design (CAD) software

Use of scale and proportion when
outputting to 3D models

Geometric dimensioning and
tolerancing in both imperial and
SI units.

Types, sizes, and applications of
drawing media

Applicable visual formats and media
for presenting design solutions

Technical problem solving using
geometry, trigonometry, and algebra

Design for the life cycle

Ethics of cultural appropriation and
plagiarism

This is an individualized course,
and so an student learning plan
will be created for personalized
learning for each student. As such,
the assessment methods will be
created in conjunction with the
goals of the student.


Working computer with
Internet required.

Film and Television 11

Film and Television 11 provides opportunities for students to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes they need to respond to and create film and television works.  Combining…

Film and Television 11 provides opportunities for students to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes they need to respond to and create film and television works.  Combining both technical skill and artistic interpretation, students will learn basic scriptwriting, storyboarding, camera technique, lighting, sound, and editing skills through various practical film and video assignments. This experience introduces students to the standards of the film and television industry and students will also examine the important roles that film and television plays in society today.  

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Moving images offer dynamic ways to explore identity and sense of belonging

Growth as an artist requires perseverance, resilience, and reflection.

Aesthetic experiences provided by moving images can effect change in artists, audiences, and environments.

Production of moving images develops creativity, innovation, and collaboration in a variety of contexts.

History, culture, and community can influence film and television productions.

 

This is an individualized course, a student learning plan will be created for personalized learning for each student. As such, the assessment methods will be created in conjunction with the goals of the student.

Possible software resources:

  • Adobe Suite – including Photoshop, Premiere, After Effects, and Lightroom

  • DaVinci Resolve, Shotcut, OpenShot, Kdenlive (for video editing)

  • Gimp, Blender, Inkscape (for graphic design)

Required Equipment:

  • Digital Video Camcorder OR DSLR Camera OR Newer Smartphone (Samsung 8 or higher, iPhone 8 or higher etc…)

  • Computer OR Laptop with decent graphics card

  • SD Card (if using a digital camera)

  • Large Hard Drive (can be external)

Nice to Have Equipment:

  • Portable Lighting

  • Audio Recording Device

  • Stabilizer – Tripod, Monopod, Handheld Stabilizer

Food Studies 11

It is amazing that God not only made us to need food, but also to enjoy it!  Food Studies 11 encourages students to explore hands on learning through an individualized…

It is amazing that God not only made us to need food, but also to enjoy it! 

Food Studies 11 encourages students to explore hands on learning through an individualized approach. With a focus on practical cooking, students explore and gain skills in cooking a variety for recipes. They will also explore topics such as safety, nutrition, meal planning, marketing and global issues in food. Students will work with their teacher to create a Learning Plan for their course, and report on their progress through cooking updates and project work. 

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Potential topics include (but are not limited do):

Hands on cooking! 

Kitchen Safety

Nutrition

Meal and recipe design

Exploring food labels and marketing

First Peoples’ nutritional food practices

Food in a Global Village

Assessment through this course is done via weekly
updates on cooking and project work. Students are encouraged to explore the majority of this course
through hands on learning.


Access to kitchen tools and appliances

A variety of ingredients

Access to the internet for researching recipes, techniques and project work

Graphic Production 11

Today’s print media is full of colourful graphics, short stories, reader entry points and fantastic images. Top-rated magazines, websites, books, advertisements and more contain…

Today’s print media is full of colourful graphics, short stories, reader entry points and fantastic images. Top-rated magazines, websites, books, advertisements and more contain professional use of graphics, layout, photography, typography and colour. This is your opportunity to participate in a creative, fun and exciting course that helps students learn the ins and outs of graphic production for the real world. 

Graphic Production 11 is a project-based, hands-on course where students will learn the basics of digital photography, photo manipulation, page layout and graphic design through the use of contrast, repetition, alignment and proximity.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Design for the life cycle includes consideration of social and environmental impacts.

Design choices require the evaluation and refinement of skills.

This is an individualized course, a student
learning plan will be created for personalized
learning for each student. As such, the assessment methods will be created in conjunction with the goals of the student.

Possible software resources:

  • Adobe Suite – including Photoshop, In-Design, Illustrator,  DreamWeaver and Lightroom

  • Gimp, Blender, Inkscape (for graphic design)

  • Blender (for Animation)

  • Notepad ++, Bluefish Editor, Quanta Plus, Amaya, KompoZer (for web design)

  • LightZone, DarkTable (for photography)

  • PDFelement, Microsoft Office Publisher, QuakXPress (for page layout)

Interpersonal and Family Relationships 11

Interpersonal & Family Relationships 11 is a four-credit ADST course that is an elective course. Because this is an individualized course, students have the freedom and flexibility…

Interpersonal & Family Relationships 11 is a four-credit ADST course that is an elective course. Because this is an individualized course, students have the freedom and flexibility to accomplish course goals as they wish.  Throughout this course, students will investigate components of healthy relationships and how to thrive and reciprocate in a variety of interpersonal relationships. They will research the nature of committed relationships and compare the world’s view of relationships with the view God displays in His word.  Other relationship issues will be investigated through this course.    

They will choose an idea to pursue for their 4 main projects while keeping other viable ideas open.  Students are expected to submit their project to the class digital magazine.  

While students are free to meet requirements in their own way, there are resources and assignment suggestions in place for those who require it.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Project #1

Project #2

Project #3

Project #4

Above those projects, students are expected to complete smaller assignments to meet other competencies for grade 11 Interpersonal & Family Relationships.

 

Students will complete 4 projects which will
contribute to most of their grade.  Students are free to be very creative with these projects and how they wish to display their learning (essay, collage, PowerPoint, etc)

Smaller assignments will be graded accordingly.


Computer (access to Moodle, digital magazine & research)

Additional resources to be determined with teacher.

 

Media Design 11

Do you want to effectively develop a wide range of digital media arts skills across various software platforms? If so, this diverse and multi-faceted course is for you. Throughout…

Do you want to effectively develop a wide range of digital media arts skills across various software platforms? If so, this diverse and multi-faceted course is for you. Throughout this course, students will explore topics that cover a wide range of digital media. Topics include web design, image editing, photography, graphic design, and digital video production. In this course students will learn how to use Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Lightroom and much more. Students will use the elements and principles of good design to drive all of their digital design projects.

 A strong interest in computer software is recommended but no prior experience is necessary. Media Design 11 can help develop interest for a career in digital media and students can further expand their abilities after completion of this course with Media Design 12.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements


Design for the life cycle includes consideration of social and environmental impacts.

Personal design choices require self-exploration, evaluation, and the refinement of skills.

Tools and technologies can influence people’s lives.

 

This is an individualized course, a student learning plan will be created for personalized learning for each student. As such, the assessment methods will be created in conjunction with the goals of the student.

Possible software resources:

  • Adobe Suite – including Photoshop, In-Design, Illustrator, Premiere, DreamWeaver and Lightroom

  • DaVinci Resolve, Shotcut, OpenShot, Kdenlive (for video editing)

  • Gimp, Blender, Inkscape (for graphic design)

  • Blender (for Animation)

  • Notepad ++, Bluefish Editor, Quanta Plus, Amaya, KompoZer (for web design)

  • LightZone, DarkTable (for photography)

Metalwork 11

Designed for the intermediate Metalwork student (prerequisite Metalwork 10), this course prepares students to enter a Metalwork 12 course. Students in collaboration with parent and…

Designed for the intermediate Metalwork student (prerequisite Metalwork 10), this course prepares students to enter a Metalwork 12 course. Students in collaboration with parent and teacher will create their own curriculum from a variety of resources.

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Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Simple metalworking and design

Orthographic and pictorial drawings

Measuring instruments

Tables and charts for tolerancing and machining

Operation and safety of stationary power equipment and stationary non-power equipment in the processing of material

Size and lay out of metal

Types of metals and alloys and their characteristics

Selection of metal type, size, structural shape, and finish for specific applications

Ferrous and non-ferrous metals and their applications

Heat treatments

Welding and cutting

Common mechanical fastening methods

Forging and foundry applications

Design for the life cycle

Ethics of cultural appropriation in design process

 

 

 

This is an individualized course, a student learning plan will be created for personalized learning for each student. As such, the assessment methods will be created in conjunction with the goals of the student.

Access to Metal working tools and machines.

Working computer with Internet required.

 

 

Textiles 11

Textiles 11 is a four-credit ADST course that is an elective course. Because this is an individualized course, students have the freedom and flexibility to accomplish course goals…

Textiles 11 is a four-credit ADST course that is an elective course. Because this is an individualized course, students have the freedom and flexibility to accomplish course goals as they wish.  Throughout the course, students will identify and use appropriate tools, technologies, materials, and processes for production.  

They will choose an idea to pursue for their 3 main sewing projects as well as one non-sewing project while keeping other viable ideas open.  Students are expected to submit their non-sewing project to the class digital magazine.  

While students are free to meet requirements in their own way, there are resources and assignment suggestions in place for those who require it.

It is expected that students in textiles 11 have some sewing experience and are prepared to master more complex sewing techniques.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Three signifcant sewing projects

Non-sewing project (research, creativity)

Above those projects, students are expected to complete smaller assignments to meet other competencies for grade 12 textiles.

Students will complete 3 sewing projects which will contribute to most of their grade.  The non-sewing project is another larger project that will be graded heavily. Smaller assignments will be graded accordingly.

Computer (access to Moodle, digital magazine & research)

Sewing machine in good working order.

Patterns, fabric, notions.

Woodwork 11

Designed for the intermediate Woodworking student (prerequisite Woodwork 10), this course prepares students to enter a Woodwork 12 course. Students in collaboration with parent and…

Designed for the intermediate Woodworking student (prerequisite Woodwork 10), this course prepares students to enter a Woodwork 12 course. Students in collaboration with parent and teacher will create their own curriculum from a variety of resources.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Simple woodworking and design

Orthographic and pictorial drawings

Preparation of a bill of materials and a cutting list

Measuring instruments

Problem-solving techniques using ratio, proportion, and geometry

Selection and identification of wood species appropriate for a given purpose

Material conservation and sustainability

Operation of stationary power equipment in the processing of material

Hand-tool processes in the creation of a product

Machine and equipment set up, change, and adjustment

Project finishing methods

Design for the life cycle

Ethics of cultural appropriation in design process

This is an individualized course, a student learning plan
will be created for personalized learning for each
student. As such, the assessment methods will be created in conjunction with the goals of the student.

Access to Woodworking tools and machines.

Working computer with Internet required.

 

Work Experience 12

The Work Experience 12 course is designed to support and empower students as they enter the workforce. Safety is a big part of this process as we want to ensure these young workers…

The Work Experience 12 course is designed to support and empower students as they enter the workforce. Safety is a big part of this process as we want to ensure these young workers know their rights and stay safe. Students need to have secured employment, complete 100 hours of work and complete safety and employability assignments.

Students can take this course twice for a total of 8 credits (Work Experience 12A and Work Experience 12B)

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Safety
Students will be introduced to workplace safety and worker rights information.

Employability
Employability skills are important. As you become aware of these skills students can hone them and make themselves more employable in future situations. 

Work and Reflection
The bulk of the hours spent on this course will be in a workplace environment. Students will report hours and reflect upon their work experience.

There are two main safety assignments a test and a series of reflections based on safety videos.

The employability assignments include personal reflection as well as some skill building aspects including resume and cover letter writing.

Students are required to keep a work log, gather a workplace assessment from their supervisor and reflect upon the work they completed and skills they have developed.


 

Students need to have secured or plan to secure work or volunteer work where they will be able to complete 100 hours of work experience. 

Access to a printer is highly suggested for printing of lab assignments and notes pages.

 

Art Studio 11

The Art Studio 11 course is intended to allow students to interact with a broad selection and combination of materials, technologies and processes. Students are asked to…

The Art Studio 11 course is intended to allow students to interact with a broad selection and combination of materials, technologies and processes. Students are asked to investigate art from different perspectives, roles, and traditions. It is hoped that through projects and sketchbooks students will investigate personal and communal identity, how artists transform materials into art, and see how the art that people create reflects community, history and society. Students are given the opportunity to share visually and communicate as a form of worship, exploring how they can live out the great commission through visual communication and socially responsible statements in their compositions.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Sketchbook

Art History Project

 

Major Assignment Focuses

 

  • Art Movements
  • Self Awareness
  • Ideas and Emotions
  • Social or Environmental Issues

Course and Personal Reflection

 

This is an individualized course,
a student learning plan will be
created for personalized learning
for each student. As such, the
assessment methods will be created
in conjunction with the goals of the student.

Access to a scanner or camera
to capture images and share work.  

Various Art materials such as
paper, pencils, pencil crayons
and either acrylic or watercolour paint.

 

Choral Music: Chamber Choir 11

This course is for people singing in ensemble settings including Concert Choir, Chamber Choir and/or Vocal Jazz Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements …

This course is for people singing in ensemble settings including Concert Choir, Chamber Choir and/or Vocal Jazz

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Practicing

Performing/Portfolios

Technique

Expression

Repertoire

Music & Meaning

Music & Society

Personal connections
with music

 


Written assignments

Practicing and skill-building

Critical thinking, application
and analysis of musical topics

Portfolios of music (these are
the largest component of
assessment); assessment will
be both on individual vocal
skill and expression, as well as
 overall ensemble repertoire
and ability

120 hours of time spent on
music between lessons,
practicing, performances
and written work

6 update assignments

 

6 critical thinking assignments

 

2 portfolios of music (including
both solo and ensemble examples)

 

Choral Music: Concert Choir 11

This course is for people singing in ensemble settings including Concert Choir, Chamber Choir and/or Vocal Jazz Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements …

This course is for people singing in ensemble settings including Concert Choir, Chamber Choir and/or Vocal Jazz

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Practicing

Performing/Portfolios

Technique

Expression

Repertoire

Music & Meaning

Music & Society

Personal connections
with music

 


Written assignments

Practicing and skill-building

Critical thinking, application
and analysis of musical topics

Portfolios of music (these are
the largest component of assessment);
assessment will be both on individual
vocal skill and expression, as well as
overall ensemble repertoire and ability

120 hours of time spent on
music between lessons,
practicing, performances and
written work

6 update assignments

6 critical thinking assignments

2 portfolios of music (including
both solo and ensemble examples)

 

Choral Music: Vocal Jazz 11

This course is for people singing in ensemble settings including Concert Choir, Chamber Choir and/or Vocal Jazz Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements …

This course is for people singing in ensemble settings including Concert Choir, Chamber Choir and/or Vocal Jazz

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Practicing

Performing/Portfolios

Technique

Expression

Repertoire

Music & Meaning

Music & Society

Personal connections
with music

 


Written assignments

Practicing and skill-building

Critical thinking, application
and analysis of musical topics

Portfolios of music (these are
the largest component of assessment);
assessment will be both on individual
vocal skill and expression, as well as
overall ensemble repertoire and ability

120 hours of time spent on
music between lessons,
practicing, performances and
written work

6 update assignments

6 critical thinking assignments

2 portfolios of music (including
both solo and ensemble examples)

 

Composition and Production 11

This course is for students who write and/or record music using computer technology. It is a very flexible course that can encompass everything from DJ/remixing to…

This course is for students who write and/or record music using computer technology. It is a very flexible course that can encompass everything from DJ/remixing to singer/songwriter work. Students should be motivated to work with computer software such as Garage Band, Cubase, Reaper, Ableton, Bitwig, or other DAWs being used to record their music, and have the interest and ability to play or program music instruments, whether physically or virtually in software.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

DAW choices

VST instruments

VST effects

Mixing

Chord progressions

Melody

Rhythm

Song structures

Sound design & arrangement

Use of internet for marketing & distribution of music

 

Samples of music will be assessed for compositional skill and recording quality

Students will be assessed based on growth and refinement of recordings

Students will be assessed based on response to feedback

Students will be assessed on their application of music and music technology topics to their own work

A student learning plan will be created after initial consultation between student and teacher to determine areas of interest, available technology, musical proficiency, and personal goals

120 hours of time spent on music between lessons, practicing, performances and written work

Minimum of 10 recordings, with refinements & edits expected based on feedback

Ability to use computer hardware and software to record musical compositions (free software for all aspects of this course is available and will be researched)

Use of youtube and internet tutorials

Ability to write/compose/arrange music at a basic level

 

 

 

 

Contemporary Music 11

A general music course for students playing piano, ukulele, banjo, drums, solo voice, or any other type of music that wouldn’t typically be found in a campus school music class. …

A general music course for students playing piano, ukulele, banjo, drums, solo voice, or any other type of music that wouldn’t typically be found in a campus school music class.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Practicing

Performing/Portfolios

Technique

Expression

Repertoire

Music & Meaning

Music & Society

Personal connections with music

 

Written assignments

Practicing and skill-building

Critical thinking, application and
analysis of musical topics

Portfolios of music (these are the
largest component of assessment)


120 hours of time spent on music
between lessons, practicing,
performances and written work

6 update assignments

6 critical thinking assignments

2 portfolios of music

 

Dance Choreography 11

This course is for those who love to dance and more importantly love to choregraph and builds on experience of Dance Choreography 10 (although not a requirement) The assignments…

This course is for those who love to dance and more importantly love to choregraph and builds on experience of Dance Choreography 10 (although not a requirement) The assignments are focused on choreography, the history of choreography and self-reflection about pieces you've dance in and created yourself. If you have a passion for dance this course is for you! 

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Choreography is created using elements of dance and compositional skills.

Choreographers make purposeful artistic choices to create and communicate meaning.

Choreographers use the dancer's body through which to translate the movement of ideas. 

Dance engages us in artistic works from multiple perspectives.

Choreographers collaborate through critical reflection, creative co-operation, and the exchange of ideas. 

An individualized student learning plan will be created to facilitate personalized learning for each student. As such, the assessment methods will be created in conjunction with the goals of the student. Students should be enrolled a local dance program within their community. If this isn't an option, please contact the teacher before enrollment. 

Dance Foundations 11

This course is for students who are participating in a regular dance class of any genre! Join fellow dancers as you share your experiences, reflect on your growth and look a bit…

This course is for students who are participating in a regular dance class of any genre! Join fellow dancers as you share your experiences, reflect on your growth and look a bit deeper into some of the impact dance has had on the different countries, generations and you! 

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Dance offers unique aesthetic experiences that explore our identity and sense of belonging and have the ability to effect change. 

Dance is informed by the history, culture, and community in which it exists.

Growth as a dance and choreographer requries perseverance, resilience and risk taking.

Artistic ability in dance is fully realized through a holistic relationship between body and mind.

Purposeful artistic choices by the dancer and choreographer enhance the aesthetic expereince.

 

An individualized student learning plan will be created to facilitate personalized learning for each student. As such, the assessment methods will be created in conjunction with the goals of the student.

The hybrid version of the course has:

  • 4 journal reflections
  • reserach project
  • dance safety poster
  • dance hours log
  • two portfolio submissions (video of you dancing!)

Students should be enrolled a local dance program within their community. If this isn't an option, please contact the teacher before enrollment. 

Dance Technique and Performance 11

Are you focussing on a specific technique, style, or genre in your dance learning? This course allows for a deep dive into a specific area, honing skills while looking at the large…

Are you focussing on a specific technique, style, or genre in your dance learning? This course allows for a deep dive into a specific area, honing skills while looking at the large impact that dance has universally. Content builds on Dance Technique and Performance 10, although not a prerequiste for the course. 

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Growth as a dancer require perseverance, resilience and risk taking.

Dancers collaborate through critical reflection, creative co-operation, and the exchange of ideas.

Dancers can enhance their technique and skills with expereince in a variety of genres or through specialization.

Dance is an art form that combines the language of dance with the ability to create and perform.

Aesthetic experiences have the power to transform our perspective. 

An individualized student learning plan will be created to facilitate personalized learning for each student. As such, the assessment methods will be created in conjunction with the goals of the student.

Students should be enrolled a local dance program within their community. If this isn't an option, please contact the teacher before enrollment. 

Drama 11

This course is a great fit for students involved in acting classes, drama coop, improv troupe, or a church drama team. It is possible to pursue this course from home, but students…

This course is a great fit for students involved in acting classes, drama coop, improv troupe, or a church drama team. It is possible to pursue this course from home, but students must be highly self-motivated and willing to work together with the teacher to create a personalized, project-based course. 

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Drama 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 risk-taking, perseverance, resilience, and reflection

Drama 11 will begin with the collaborative creation of a personalized student learning plan (SLP). As such, the assessment methods will be created in conjunction with the goals of the student. 

Activation criteria will be determined as a part of the SLP creation process.

A typical guideline is one drama course at a time and one course per production.

Instrumental Music 11: Concert Band

Instrumental music courses include guitar, jazz band, concert band, or strings/orchestra playing. This music course is a hybrid music course, meaning that while you have a lot of…

Instrumental music courses include guitar, jazz band, concert band, or strings/orchestra playing.

This music course is a hybrid music course, meaning that while you have a lot of freedom to choose the repertoire, genre, level, and environment for your music, there are online assignments for you to complete to show that all curricular goals have been met and to demonstrate your skill level and understanding of music.

Note that this course is not appropriate for vocal work or piano playing. For solo vocal work or piano playing, please take the Contemporary Music course. For ensemble singing, please take either the Contemporary Music course or the Choral Music course.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Practicing

Performing/Portfolios

Technique

Expression

Repertoire

Music & Meaning

Music & Society

Personal connections with music


Written assignments

Practicing and skill-building

Critical thinking, application and analysis of musical topics

Portfolios of music (these are the largest component of assessment)


120 hours of time spent on music between lessons, practicing, performances and written work

6 update assignments

6 critical thinking assignments

2 portfolios of music

 

Instrumental Music 11: Guitar

Instrumental music courses include guitar, jazz band, concert band, or strings/orchestra playing. This music course is a hybrid music course, meaning that while you have a lot of…

Instrumental music courses include guitar, jazz band, concert band, or strings/orchestra playing.

This music course is a hybrid music course, meaning that while you have a lot of freedom to choose the repertoire, genre, level, and environment for your music, there are online assignments for you to complete to show that all curricular goals have been met and to demonstrate your skill level and understanding of music.

Note that this course is not appropriate for vocal work or piano playing. For solo vocal work or piano playing, please take the Contemporary Music course. For ensemble singing, please take either the Contemporary Music course or the Choral Music course.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Practicing

Performing/Portfolios

Technique

Expression

Repertoire

Music & Meaning

Music & Society

Personal connections with music


Written assignments

Practicing and skill-building

Critical thinking, application and analysis of musical topics

Portfolios of music (these are the largest component of assessment)


120 hours of time spent on music between lessons, practicing, performances and written work

6 update assignments

6 critical thinking assignments

2 portfolios of music

 

Instrumental Music 11: Jazz Band

Instrumental music courses include guitar, jazz band, concert band, or strings/orchestra playing. This music course is a hybrid music course, meaning that while you have a lot of…

Instrumental music courses include guitar, jazz band, concert band, or strings/orchestra playing.

This music course is a hybrid music course, meaning that while you have a lot of freedom to choose the repertoire, genre, level, and environment for your music, there are online assignments for you to complete to show that all curricular goals have been met and to demonstrate your skill level and understanding of music.

Note that this course is not appropriate for vocal work or piano playing. For solo vocal work or piano playing, please take the Contemporary Music course. For ensemble singing, please take either the Contemporary Music course or the Choral Music course.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Practicing

Performing/Portfolios

Technique

Expression

Repertoire

Music & Meaning

Music & Society

Personal connections with music


Written assignments

Practicing and skill-building

Critical thinking, application and analysis of musical topics

Portfolios of music (these are the largest component of assessment)


120 hours of time spent on music between lessons, practicing, performances and written work

6 update assignments

6 critical thinking assignments

2 portfolios of music

 

Instrumental Music 11: Orchestral Strings

Instrumental music courses include guitar, jazz band, concert band, or strings/orchestra playing. This music course is a hybrid music course, meaning that while you have a lot of…

Instrumental music courses include guitar, jazz band, concert band, or strings/orchestra playing.

This music course is a hybrid music course, meaning that while you have a lot of freedom to choose the repertoire, genre, level, and environment for your music, there are online assignments for you to complete to show that all curricular goals have been met and to demonstrate your skill level and understanding of music.

Note that this course is not appropriate for vocal work or piano playing. For solo vocal work or piano playing, please take the Contemporary Music course. For ensemble singing, please take either the Contemporary Music course or the Choral Music course.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Practicing

Performing/Portfolios

Technique

Expression

Repertoire

Music & Meaning

Music & Society

Personal connections with music


Written assignments

Practicing and skill-building

Critical thinking, application and analysis of musical topics

Portfolios of music (these are the largest component of assessment)


120 hours of time spent on music between lessons, practicing, performances and written work

6 update assignments

6 critical thinking assignments

2 portfolios of music

 

Musical Theatre 11

This course is a great fit for students involved with musical theatre classes, coop, or production in their community. Major Units and Topics Assessment …

This course is a great fit for students involved with musical theatre classes, coop, or production in their community.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Musical Theatre 11 provides students with an opportunity to 

  • express ideas, meaning, and emotions through drama, music, and dance

  • grow as an artist in risk-taking, perseverance, resilience, and reflection

  • develop a deeper understanding of the relationship between theatre and culture

Students will share their progress in learning through the following: 

  • ongoing activity log 

  • ongoing reflections 

  • self-assessment 

  • two performance samples (video or director report) 

An online Moodle website will serve as a tool to support students in tracking their progress for this course.

Students must be involved with musical theatre classes, coop, or production in their community.

A typical guideline is one theatre course at a time and one course per production. 

Students involved in more than one theatre production (100 hrs+/each) are eligible to take more than one theatre course at a time, but should discuss this with their HCOS theatre teacher before enrolling in the second course.

 

Photography 11

Visual Arts Photography 11 is a Fine Arts course designed for students who would like to learn how to take great pictures using a dSLR camera.  They will learn all about the…

Visual Arts Photography 11 is a Fine Arts course designed for students who would like to learn how to take great pictures using a dSLR camera.  They will learn all about the different modes, exposures, white balances etc. that they can manipulate in order to take next-level images.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Getting to Know Your Camera

  • Ever wonder what all the buttons and knobs on your camera are for? This unit teaches you all you need to know to get started. 

The Exposure Family

  • This unit explore shutter speed, aperture, ISO and white balance and how they all relate and effect each other. 

Lighting

  • Learn to manipulate the light to benefit your shots!

Composition

  • Learn to compose artistic and engaging images
  • Written work

  • Chapter notest

  • Self Evaluations

  • Eight photo projects using themes for inspiration including one final project worth 20% of the total grade.

Students must have a dSLR camera for this course.

Studio Arts 2D 11

The Studio Arts 2D 11 course is intended to allow students to interact with a broad selection of 2D materials, technologies and processes. In general this may be considered a…

The Studio Arts 2D 11 course is intended to allow students to interact with a broad selection of 2D materials, technologies and processes. In general this may be considered a drawing and painting course, digital painting is also acceptable. Most textile based work should be considered 3D (there are exceptions). Students are asked to investigate art from different perspectives roles and traditions. It is hoped that through projects and sketchbooks students will investigate personal and communal identity, how artists transform materials into art and see how the art people creates reflects community, history and society. Students have a great opportunity to share visually and communicate as a form of worship exploring how they can live out the great commission through visual communication and socially responsible statements in their compositions.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Sketchbook

Art History Project

 

Major Assignment Focuses
-Art Movements
-Self Awareness
-Ideas and Emotions
-Social or Environmental Issues

 

Course and Personal Reflection

 

This is an individualized course, a student learning plan
will be created for personalized learning for each
student. As such, the assessment methods will be created in conjunction with the goals of the student.

Access to a scanner or camera to capture images and share work.  

Various Art materials such as paper, pencils, pencil crayons and either acrylic or watercolour paint.

 

Studio Arts 3D 11

The Studio Arts 3D 11 course is intended to allow students to interact with chosen 3D materials, technologies and processes. Students are asked to investigate art from different…

The Studio Arts 3D 11 course is intended to allow students to interact with chosen 3D materials, technologies and processes. Students are asked to investigate art from different perspectives roles and traditions. It is hoped that through projects and sketchbooks students will investigate personal and communal identity, how artists transform materials into art and see how the art people creates reflects community, history and society. Students have a great opportunity to share visually and communicate as a form of worship exploring how they can live out the great commission through visual communication and socially responsible statements in their compositions.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Sketchbook

Art History Project

 

Major Assignment Focuses
-Art Movements
-Self Awareness
-Ideas and Emotions
-Social or Environmental Issues

 

Course and Personal Reflection

 

This is an individualized course, a student learning plan will be created for personalized learning for each student. As such, the assessment methods will be created in conjunction with the goals of the student.

Access to a scanner or camera to capture images and share work.  

Various Art materials such as paper, pencils, pencil crayons, carving tools and selected 3D materials such as soapstone, wood or wool fibre. These will vary from student to student depending on their choice of media investigation.

 

Theatre Company 11

This course is a great fit for students eager to develop and demonstrate their performance skills through theatre classes, coop, or production in their community. Major…

This course is a great fit for students eager to develop and demonstrate their performance skills through theatre classes, coop, or production in their community.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Theatre Company 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, and reflection

 

 

Students will share their progress in learning through the following: 

  • ongoing activity log 

  • ongoing reflections 

  • self-assessment 

  • two performance samples (video or director report) 

An online Moodle website will serve as a tool to support students in tracking their progress for this course.

Students must be involved with theatre performance classes and/or performing in a theatre production in order to take this course.

A typical guideline is one theatre course at a time and one course per production. 

Students involved in more than one theatre production (100 hrs+/each) are eligible to take more than one theatre course at a time, but should discuss this with their HCOS theatre teacher before enrolling in the second course. 

 

Theatre Production 11

This course is a great fit for students eager to develop and demonstrate their design skills in lighting, sound, costuming, make-up, set, management, and/or direction. …

This course is a great fit for students eager to develop and demonstrate their design skills in lighting, sound, costuming, make-up, set, management, and/or direction.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Theatre Production 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, and reflection

 

 

Students will share their progress in learning through the following: 

  • ongoing activity log 

  • ongoing reflections 

  • self-assessment 

  • work samples (photos, videos, director review)

An online Moodle website will serve as a tool to support students in tracking their progress for this course.


Students must be working on lighting, sound, set, costume, and/or management for an actual theatre production in their community to take this course

A typical guideline is one theatre course at a time and one course per production. 

Students involved in more than one theatre production (100 hrs+/each) are eligible to take more than one theatre course at a time, but should discuss this with their HCOS theatre teacher before enrolling in the second course.

 

Leadership 11

In Mark 10: 42-45, we are given a glimpse into servant leadership. And Jesus called them to him and said to them, “You know that those who are considered rulers of the Gentiles…

In Mark 10: 42-45, we are given a glimpse into servant leadership.

And Jesus called them to him and said to them, “You know that those who are considered rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their great ones exercise authority over them. But it shall not be so among you. But whoever would be great among you must be your servant, and whoever would be first among you must be slave of all. For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.”

Leadership fundamentally is a spiritual endeavour that involves sacrifice, humility, weakness, and a deep sensitivity to the leading of the Spirit of God.

In Leadership 11, you are going to have the opportunity to develop and employ leadership skills.  This will require that you reflect on and pray over your experiences and projects while working in community with peer leaders interested in blessing both HCOS and their surrounding local communities.  

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Unit 1: Theory

-Leaders from Church History

Unit 2: The Planning Process

Unit 3: Executing a Plan

Unit 4: Debriefing and Reflecting

Major Event 1:  15%

Major Event 2:  15%

Major Event 3:  15%

Major Event 4:  15%

Breakfast Club Log:  20%

Leadership Journal:  20%

Past participation in Breakfast Club recommended but not required.

Christian Studies 11

The focus of Christian Studies 11 is to examine how we can best live out the law of love given by Jesus. The first term’s unit, Ethics, is designed to provide a framework for…

The focus of Christian Studies 11 is to examine how we can best live out the law of love given by Jesus. The first term’s unit, Ethics, is designed to provide a framework for students to decide what ethical systems, both secular and Christian, give the best answers to ethical dilemmas they may face in their life. The Epistles unit is designed to give students a greater understanding of the New Testament Epistles, particularly as they relate to the instructions for living well as the people of God. The Leadership unit will examine leadership through a Christian lens.  The hope is that students will have an understanding of different belief structures around leadership, with the servant leadership of Christ being the ultimate model to aspire to.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements
  1. Ethics

    • OT and NT ethics

    • Other ethical systems

  2. Epistles

    • Pauline epistles

    • Johannine epistles

    • General letters

  3. Leadership

    • Jesus’ leadership

    • Leadership models

  • Contemporary ethical issue presentation

  • Difficult passage paper

  • Class leadership project and reflection

  • Students are required to
    attend 30 face-to-face
    sessions at Community
    Connections in Langley or Abbotsford between
    September and June

  • 20 to 30 minutes per week
    of at-home work is required

Christian Studies 11

The purpose of Christian Studies 10 is to equip students with a deeper knowledge and understanding of the Bible and the historical foundations of the Christian faith so they can…

The purpose of Christian Studies 10 is to equip students with a deeper knowledge and understanding of the Bible and the historical foundations of the Christian faith so they can more effectively attest to (believe) and demonstrate (live out) the hope of Christ within them. Learning is aimed at developing a biblical literacy of the Old Testament, notably to lay a foundation for the redemptive work of Christ and to demonstrate how a living promise (covenant) issues a call upon all who would believe to be restorative agents in the world (Isaiah 61).

By working through guided inquiries in Bible Study, Biblical Literacy and Christian Living students will become competent at bringing faith to bear on broader learning and living activities, confident to take up their unique vocation as redemptive agents in the marketplace. Given the personal nature of biblical study and working out one’s salvation, students will be given ample opportunity to manifest learning through personal interactions with bigger questions about God, faith, culture and everyday human struggles.

In this regard, Christian Studies is designed for students to “work out their faith” (Phil 2:12) and to “show themself approved” (II Tim 2:15) so they can embody and exemplify “the goal of biblical instruction: a pure heart, a good conscience and sincere faith” (I Tim 1:5). In short, Christian Studies 10 aspires to provide students with bigger encounters between faith and everyday life so they can authenticate what they claim to believe and be more fully acquainted with the hope and freedom that is theirs across all aspects of life.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

In-Depth Bible Study allows the student to be
made aware of various methods for studying
scripture – considering such elements as context,
contrasts, authorship, and implications related to
the time and place of writing – so they can
appreciate the complexities associated with biblical
interpretation, marvel at the integrity of scripture,
better understand the purposes of biblical passages,
be transformed by its spiritual power (unto salvation)
and, in turn, be prepared to apply it to personal,
communal and cultural realities in redemptive ways.

Biblical Literacy brings the student into a historical relationship with Christian faith so they can become
informed and responsible articulators of its narrative
memory. By examining biblical principles/foundations,
from cross-denominational and historical perspectives,
the student will be able to formulate their own
“interpretive lens” (hermeneutic) and compare it to
other denominations and religious perspectives.
During the process, the student will evaluate their
“reasons for belief,” in order to authenticate their own
experience with the redemptive work of Christ. 

Christian Living provides opportunities for the student
to explore scripture on topics of personal interest
– such as dating, friendship, spiritual gifts, career,
money, personal and cultural responsibility, social
justice, stewardship, citizenship – so they can
effectively address personal and cultural challenges/
concerns, live well in community and become
responsible participants in civic life. 

Worldview. As a result of “working out their faith”
from within these critical domains, the student will
be exhorted to bring their faith to bear on cultural
points of view in tension with a biblical position
while considering the following: understand man’s
common need for a savior, take account of
difference in a thoughtful and responsible way, and
reflect on how to sensitively/sensibly interact with
differential positions. In the process of being
encouraged to take up a defense of their
faith in the marketplace of ideas, the
student will, drawing from scripture,
be compelled to put their neighbor
above themselves and exalt God
above the realm of ideas/ideology.

The online course relies largely on topical
studies and biblical investigations around key biblical events and themes.  Bible study tools
are learned and applied in response to specified scripture readings.

Character and scenario studies, mini sermons, short form biblical analysis activities and
forum posts will each require students to do some reflective writing.

A number of options are available for
students to apply their learning to various historical and cultural themes (worldview investigations).

A final reflective paper will be done on a personal inquiry that compares Christian
faith to another religion, worldview, or ideology.

Quizzes are optional.

Students are also allowed to submit work from personal devotional studies in lieu of some formal coursework.

 

Christian Studies 11

Welcome to Intro to Christian Apologetics and Philosophy of Religion! In this course you’ll be introduced to a general overview of the field of Christian Apologetics, which is an…

Welcome to Intro to Christian Apologetics and Philosophy of Religion! In this course you’ll be introduced to a general overview of the field of Christian Apologetics, which is an area of biblical study that focuses on giving a rational defense for the Christian faith, dealing with topics like logic, truth, worldviews, world religions, cults, the existence of God, and the theory of evolution. It is my hope that this course will equip you to be able to give sound reasons for the foundation of your Christian worldview, enrich your own personal faith, and ignite a desire to dig deeper into apologetic issues beyond the scope of this course!

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Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Worldviews

The Existence of God

Evolution

Biblical Apologetics

  • Why Believe the Bible
  • Historicity of the New
    Testament
  • The Identity of Jesus Christ
  • The Death and Ressurection of
    Christ
  • The problem of Evil and the
    Doctrine of Hell
  • Applying Apologetics

 

Journal Entries

Online lessons, practice
questions and form discussions

Student responses (paragraph
writing, essays, etc)

Midterm and Final Exams

 

Humanities 11 - Christian Studies 11

IF YOU ARE SELECTING THIS COURSE, ALSO SELECT THE OTHER COURSES THAT ARE PART OF THIS COMBO: • Humanities 11 - Literary Studies 11 • Humanities 11 - Explorations in Social…

IF YOU ARE SELECTING THIS COURSE, ALSO SELECT THE OTHER COURSES THAT ARE PART OF THIS COMBO:

• Humanities 11 - Literary Studies 11

• Humanities 11 - Explorations in Social Studies 11

Humanities 11 is far more than just a 3 in 1 course credit arrangement. Although students receive full credit for three important graduation program courses, the integrated approach, which Humanities 11 employs, blends the literary and cultural developments of the times with enduring biblical reference points. The eight episode modules follow world history from 1900 to the present. On the tombstone of one of the most famous people of the 20th C there is only one word: Imagine.  This is the word that the world has embraced, and the church has largely lost. We need to regain our understanding of it and how the utilization of it is necessary to understand history, art, politics, economy, philosophy, theology, justice . . . Janine Langan, professor of art history and the founder of the Christianity and Culture program at the University of Toronto, made this comment regarding her vision for her Christianity and Culture program: "My contention is that there is nothing more fundamental than the imagination, and that our loss of respect for it is directly linked to religious apathy."  In Humanities 11 we are going to explore the world through the lens of the imagination.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements
  • Episode 1  Imagining the Other (Imaginative Compassion) 1901-1912

  • Episode 2 Imagining Shalom (Imaginative Politics) 1912-1922

  • Episode 3 Imagining Truth (Imaginative Philosophy) 1922-1938

  • Episode 4 Imagining No Evil (Imaginative Morality) 1939-1945

  • Episode 5 Imagine the Kingdom (Imaginative Missions)  1945-1962

  • Episode 6 Imagining Culture (Imaginative Apologetics)  1962-1979

  • Episode 7 Imagine there’s a Heaven (Imaginative Eschatology) 1979-1992

  • Episode 8 Imagining Injustice (Imaginative Justice) 1993-2018

This is a synchronous hybrid multi-credit 8-episode program.

8 monthly Assignment Sets

Participation in Weekly Lectures and Tutorials



 

Enthusiasm for robust biblical engagement with historical and literary themes. 
Students are required to download and complete or print assignments, scan
(either by taking pictures or physically scanning) and upload their assignments.
This course also requires attendance of LIVE biweekly lectures and tutorials
with the teaching team using ZOOM video conferencing.  Humanities 11 is
best completed as a linear program starting in September but other special
arrangements can be made if necessary after consultation with the Hum11 teaching team.

Composition 11

Composition 11 is designed to support students as they refine, clarify, and adjust their written communication through practice and revision. Students will read and study…

Composition 11 is designed to support students as they refine, clarify, and adjust their written communication through practice and revision. Students will read and study compositions by other writers and be exposed to a variety of styles as models for the development of their writing. The course provides opportunities for students to, with increasing independence, study, create, and write original and authentic pieces for a range of purposes and real-world audiences. They will expand their competencies through processes of drafting, reflecting, and revising to build a body of work that demonstrates expanding breadth, depth, and evidence of writing for a range of situations. They will develop confidence in their abilities as they consolidate their writing craft.

The following are possible areas of focus within Composition 11:

• narrative, expository, descriptive, persuasive, and opinion pieces

• planning, drafting, and editing processes

• writing for specific audiences and specific disciplines

• how to cite sources, consider the credibility of evidence, and evaluate the quality and reliability of the source

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Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

The exploration of text and story deepens our understanding of diverse, complex ideas about identity, others, and the world.

People understand text differently depending on their worldviews and perspectives.

Texts are socially, culturally, geographically, and historically constructed.

Language shapes ideas and influences others.

Questioning what we hear, read, and view contributes to our ability to be educated and engaged citizens.

People are empowered by being able to communicate effectively

Engagement with writing processes can support creativity and enhance clarity of expression.

Students will do a wide variety of
assignments throughout the course,
totalling 14 pieces of formal work.
Assignments and types to be
determined by the chosen curriculum,
teaching parent, and consulting
teacher. The support teacher is
available for consultation, provides
feedback on student assignments,
reports grades to the Ministry, and gives support to the student and family throughout the course. 

Computer with internet access. 

Subject curriculum resources. 

Creative Writing 11

Creative Writing 11 is designed for students who are interested in developing confidence and refining their writing skills through self-expression for various creative purposes.…

Creative Writing 11 is designed for students who are interested in developing confidence and refining their writing skills through self-expression for various creative purposes. The course provides students with in-depth opportunities to explore personal and cultural identities, memories, and stories in a wide range of genres. Within a supportive community, students will collaborate and strengthen their skills through writing and design processes. Creative Writing 11 is grounded in the exploration and application of writing processes, inviting students to express themselves creatively as they reflect on, adjust, and extend their writing skills. 

The following are possible areas of focus within Creative Writing 11:

• short fiction and poetry – suggested content includes flash-fiction (micro-fiction, drabble, non-fiction, twitterature), graffiti, sub-genres (e.g., adventure, children’s literature, comic/graphic, fantasy, fan fiction, historical fiction, horror, sci-fi, dystopian, suspense, thriller, tragedy, romance), drama, script writing, poetry, authenticity versus sentimentality, literary devices and techniques, various forms, the relationship between form and function

• creative non-fiction – suggested content includes columns, features, articles, queries, captions, layout, reporting, interviews, reviews (fashion, movie), advertising, titles, bylines, sample readings

• memoir – suggested content includes place-based writing, narrative, film memoir, sample readings

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Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

The exploration of text and story deepens our understanding of diverse, complex ideas about identity, others, and the world.

Texts are socially, culturally, geographically, and historically constructed.

Language shapes ideas and influences others.

Creative writers take risks and persevere.

Creative writers are observant of the world.

Writers write for authentic audiences and real-world purposes.

Students will do a wide variety of
assignments throughout the course,
totalling 14 pieces of formal work.
Assignments and types to be
determined by the chosen curriculum,
teaching parent, and consulting
teacher. The support teacher is available
for consultation, provides feedback
on student assignments, reports grades to the Ministry, and gives support to the student and family throughout the course. 

Computer with internet access. 

Subject curriculum resources. 

Earth Science 11

Over the duration of this course you will study God’s creation as it pertains to the natural order of the Earth, its make-up, its internal and surface processes and workings,…

Over the duration of this course you will study God’s creation as it pertains to the natural order of the Earth, its make-up, its internal and surface processes and workings, issues related to the geological timetable and finally the Earth’s relationship to the universe. It is hoped you will gain not only a greater scientific appreciation for these things, but also the wonder of who the Creator behind it all is. Where possible, the course will seek to offer more than one perspective of key issues and not just leave the student in a closed system view of reality; for very often there is much more than what meets the eye and much more complexity in these things than is often broadcast in our world.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Rocks
Minerals & Mining
Geology
Plate Tectonics & the Earth’s Internal Processes
The Hydrosphere, Atmosphere, Climate, & Processes of the Earth’s Surface
Astronomy

Students will be assessed on their understanding of the issues, theories, key scientific facts related to the Earth Sciences. They will also be encouraged and supported while they acquire research skills to help them develop their responses; using critical thinking and strong writing skills along the way.

Students are required to stream videos, download and complete tests, forum, and many other assignments online and upload many of their assignments within Moodle.

Humanities 11 - Literary Studies 11

IF YOU ARE SELECTING THIS COURSE, ALSO SELECT THE OTHER COURSES THAT ARE PART OF THIS COMBO: • Humanities 11 - Christian Studies 11 • Humanities 11 - Explorations in Social…

IF YOU ARE SELECTING THIS COURSE, ALSO SELECT THE OTHER COURSES THAT ARE PART OF THIS COMBO:

• Humanities 11 - Christian Studies 11

• Humanities 11 - Explorations in Social Studies 11 

Humanities 11 is far more than just a 3 in 1 course credit arrangement. Although students receive full credit for three important graduation program courses, the integrated approach, which Humanities 11 employs, blends the literary and cultural developments of the times with enduring biblical reference points. The eight episode modules follow world history from 1900 to the present. On the tombstone of one of the most famous people of the 20th C there is only one word: Imagine.  This is the word that the world has embraced, and the church has largely lost. We need to regain our understanding of it and how the utilization of it is necessary to understand history, art, politics, economy, philosophy, theology, justice . . . Janine Langan, professor of art history and the founder of the Christianity and Culture program at the University of Toronto, made this comment regarding her vision for her Christianity and Culture program: "My contention is that there is nothing more fundamental than the imagination, and that our loss of respect for it is directly linked to religious apathy."  In Humanities 11 we are going to explore the world through the lens of the imagination.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements
  • Episode 1  Imagining the Other (Imaginative Compassion) 1901-1912

  • Episode 2 Imagining Shalom (Imaginative Politics) 1912-1922

  • Episode 3 Imagining Truth (Imaginative Philosophy) 1922-1938

  • Episode 4 Imagining No Evil (Imaginative Morality) 1939-1945

  • Episode 5 Imagine the Kingdom (Imaginative Missions)  1945-1962

  • Episode 6 Imagining Culture (Imaginative Apologetics)  1962-1979

  • Episode 7 Imagine there’s a Heaven (Imaginative Eschatology) 1979-1992

  • Episode 8 Imagining Injustice (Imaginative Justice) 1993-2018

This is a synchronous hybrid multi-credit 8-episode program.

8 monthly Assignment Sets

Participation in Weekly Lectures and Tutorials 



 
Enthusiasm for robust biblical engagement with historical and literary themes. 
Students are required to download and complete or print assignments, scan
(either by taking pictures or physically scanning) and upload their assignments.
This course also requires attendance of LIVE biweekly lectures and tutorials
with the teaching team using ZOOM video conferencing.  Humanities 11 is
best completed as a linear program starting in September but other special
arrangements can be made if necessary after consultation with the Hum11 teaching team.

Literary Studies 11

Literary Studies 11 is a four-credit English course that fulfills the Language Arts 11 requirement. It is a survey of historical and contemporary literature that has students…

Literary Studies 11 is a four-credit English course that fulfills the Language Arts 11 requirement. It is a survey of historical and contemporary literature that has students consider the question, "What does it mean to be human?" Exploring a range of perspectives on the human condition, Literature Studies 11 looks to texts like Lord of the Flies, Macbeth, dystopian novels/film, short fiction, poetry, music, and other genres. These texts plot a course through the human experience, encountering both the dark capacities of the human heart, as well as the transformative and redemptive possibilities that are also a part of the human story. Students of Literature Studies will grapple with the nuances of the human experience to help formulate their own answer to the age-old question, “What are we?” all while increasing their literacy and critical-thinking skills.

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Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Unit 1 - Course Introduction - What does it mean to be human? 

Unit 2 - Lord of the Flies Novel Study

Unit 3 - Macbeth Drama Study

Unit 4 - Dystopian Literature Novel Study and Film Unit

Unit 5 - Non-Fiction Literature

Unit 6 - Short Fiction & Poetry

Unit 7 - Final Project

 

Students will do a wide variety of assignments
throughout the course, based on the novels,
plays, and readings in the course. Assignment
types range from forums, paragraph responses,
essays, interviews, creative writing, presentations, and a culminating project in Unit 7.

Computer with internet access needed. 

External resources: 

Lord of the Flies by William Golding

Macbeth, by William Shakespeare - (No Fear Shakespeare recommended)

Gattaca (1997 film) (may be rented or borrowed from library) 

One of the following novels: 

The Road by Cormac McCarthy

1984 by George Orwell

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

Literary Studies 11

The key question for Literary Studies 11 is, “What does it mean to be human?” Questions that go along with that include, “What is the human condition?” “What reasons are there…

The key question for Literary Studies 11 is, “What does it mean to be human?” Questions that go along with that include, “What is the human condition?” “What reasons are there for hope in humanity?” and “How do we wrestle with the realities of human evil and our hope for redemption?” 

The vision for this course is to ask these questions through a variety of types of literature. Classics and canonical Grade 11 texts are used, as well as a literature from a variety of different voices, including women, minorities, and First Peoples. Each of the texts that was chosen wrestles with the realities of the human condition in some way. The hope is that students will have an opportunity to consider important questions about their own nature through the examination of this literature, with the goal of moving them toward a hopeful vision of redemption and reconciliation. 

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements
  1. Lord of the Flies

  2. Macbeth

  3. Dystopian Literature

  4. Non-fiction Literature

  5. Poetry and Short Stories

  6. Final Project

Lord of the Flies essay

Macbeth in-class performance

Dystopian novel review

Various reflections, class discussions, and forums

Final project answering the question, “What does it mean to be human?”

Students are required to attend 30 face-to-face
sessions at Community Connections in Langley or Abbotsford between September and June

1.5 to 2 hours per week of at-home work is
required

Literary Studies 11

Literary Studies 11 allows students to delve deeply into literature. Students can explore specific themes, periods, authors, or areas of the world through literary works (fiction…

Literary Studies 11 allows students to delve deeply into literature. Students can explore specific themes, periods, authors, or areas of the world through literary works (fiction and non-fiction) in a variety of media. Giving students the choice of a range of literary topics allows them to follow their passion and at the same time: 

• increase their literacy skills through close reading of appropriately challenging texts 

• enhance their development of the English Language Arts curricular competencies, both expressive and receptive 

• expand their development as educated global citizens 

• develop balance and broaden their understanding of themselves and the world 

• further develop higher-level thinking and learning skills 

The following are possible areas of focus in Literary Studies 11: 

• canonical literature by era (Middle Ages, Renaissance, Restoration, Romantic, Victorian, 20th century) 

• genre-specific studies (poetry, short stories, novels, drama, graphic novels, children’s literature) 

• world literature 

• diasporic literature 

• feminist literature 

• Canadian literature 

• First Peoples texts 

• specific author studies 

• specific topic, theme, or inquiry 

• literature by era (Middle Ages, Renaissance, Restoration, Romantic, Victorian, 20th century)

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Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

The exploration of text and story deepens our understanding of diverse, complex ideas about identity, others, and the world.

People understand text differently depending on their world views and perspectives

Texts are socially, culturally, geographically, and historically constructed.

Language shapes ideas and influences others.

Questioning what we hear, read, and view contributes to our ability to be educated and engaged citizens.

Students will do a wide variety of
assignments throughout the course,
totalling 14 pieces of formal work.
Assignments and types to be
determined by the chosen curriculum,
teaching parent, and consulting teacher. 
The support teacher is available for
consultation, provides feedback on
student assignments, reports grades to the Ministry, and gives support to the student and family throughout the course. 

Computer with internet access. 

Subject curriculum resources. 

New Media 11

New Media 11 is a program of studies designed to reflect the changing role of technology in today’s society and the increasing importance of digital media in communicating and…

New Media 11 is a program of studies designed to reflect the changing role of technology in today’s society and the increasing importance of digital media in communicating and exchanging ideas. This course is intended to allow students and educators the flexibility to develop an intensive program of study centred on students’ interests, needs, and abilities, while at the same time allowing for a range of local delivery methods. New Media 11 recognizes that digital literacy is an essential characteristic of the educated citizen. Coursework is aimed at providing students with a set of skills vital for success in an increasingly complex digital world by affording numerous opportunities to demonstrate understanding and communicate increasingly sophisticated ideas through a wide variety of digital and print media. Compared with New Media 10, New Media 11 features tasks and texts of greater complexity and sophistication. As well, the Grade 11 course extends the depth and breadth of topics and activities offered in New Media 10.

The following are possible focus areas in New Media 11:

• media and film studies – suggested content/topics include the globalization of the media industry, influence of media on users’ perceptions, and documentaries in the age of digital media

• journalism and publishing – suggested content/topics include the changing roles and structures within news organizations; and risks, challenges, and opportunities associated with professional journalism

• digital communication – suggested content/topics include blogging, writing for the web, writing for social media, gaming, and podcasting

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Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

The exploration of text and story deepens our understanding of diverse, complex ideas about identity, others, and the world.

People understand text differently depending on their worldviews and perspectives.

Texts are socially, culturally, geographically, and historically constructed.

Language shapes ideas and influences others.

Digital citizenship requires both knowledge of digital technology and awareness of its impact on individuals and society.

Students will do a wide variety of
assignments throughout the course,
totalling 14 pieces of formal work.
Assignments and types to be
determined by the chosen curriculum,
teaching parent, and consulting teacher. 
The support teacher is available for
consultation, provides feedback on
student assignments, reports grades to the Ministry, and gives support to the student and family throughout the course. 

Computer with internet access. 

Subject curriculum resources. 

Spoken Language 11

Spoken Language 11 is designed to support students as they refine, clarify, and adjust their spoken communication through practice and revision. The course provides opportunities…

Spoken Language 11 is designed to support students as they refine, clarify, and adjust their spoken communication through practice and revision. The course provides opportunities for students to, with increasing independence, study, create, write, and present original and authentic pieces for a range of purposes and real-world audiences. They will expand their competencies through processes of drafting, reflecting, and revising to build a body of work that demonstrates expanding breadth, depth, and evidence of spoken language genres for a range of situations. They will develop confidence in their abilities as they consolidate their spoken language skills.

The following are possible areas of focus in Spoken Language 11: 

• performance – suggested content/topics include spoken word/slam poetry, poetry recitation, oral storytelling, readers’ theatre, radio/podcasts/video posts 

• oral tradition – suggested content/topics include oratory, local story knowledge, oral history 

• professional applications – suggested content/topics include speech writing/presenting, proposals, interviewing, event facilitation, radio/podcasts/video posts (information items), voice-overs

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Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

The exploration of text and story deepens our understanding of diverse, complex ideas about identity, others, and the world.

People understand text differently depending on their worldviews and perspectives.

Texts are socially, culturally, geographically, and historically constructed.

Language shapes ideas and influences others.

Voice is powerful and evocative.

Students will do a wide variety of
assignments throughout the course,
totalling 14 pieces of formal work.
Assignments and types to be
determined by the chosen curriculum,
teaching parent, and consulting teacher. 
The support teacher is available for
consultation, provides feedback on
student assignments, reports grades to the Ministry, and gives support to the student and family throughout the course. 

Computer with internet access. 

Subject curriculum resources. 

Foundations of Math 11

Individualized/Hybrid FOM 11 satisfies the math 11 graduation requirement and helps to prepare students for Foundation of Math 12.  Students typically use iWrite Foundation of Math…

Individualized/Hybrid FOM 11 satisfies the math 11 graduation requirement and helps to prepare students for Foundation of Math 12.  Students typically use iWrite Foundation of Math 11 by Absolute Value Publications for this course. This course covers a wide variety of math topics.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Mathematical Reasoning

  • Inductive and Deductive reasoning

Angle relationships

  • Parallel lines

  • Triangles

  • Proofs

Linear inequalities and Systems

  • Graph

  • Optimization

Quadratic functions

  • Graphs

  • Max/min

Statistics

  • Standard deviation

  • Z-scores

Scale Models

  • Linear, 2D and 3D scale factors

Financial Literacy

  • Compound interest

  • Debt

  • Investing

Each student submits work from their textbooks.  They also complete an activation project,4 topic quizzes,  projects,2 topic projects and a course review quiz.


Typically student will use iWrite Foundation of Math 11 by Absolute Value Publications.  (Black cover is the most recent edition). 

Other textbooks may also work for this course.  Please consult the course teacher to discuss other options.

Foundations of Math 11

FOM 11 satisfies the math 11 graduation requirement and helps to prepare students for Foundation of Math 12.  This course covers a wide variety of math topics including logical…

FOM 11 satisfies the math 11 graduation requirement and helps to prepare students for Foundation of Math 12.  This course covers a wide variety of math topics including logical reasoning, statistics, graphs of parabolas and more.

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Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Mathematical Reasoning

  • Inductive and Deductive reasoning

Angle relationships

  • Parallel lines

  • Triangles

  • Proofs

Linear inequalities and Systems

  • Graph

  • Optimization

Quadratic functions

  • Graphs

  • Max/min

Statistics

  • Standard deviation

  • Z-scores

Scale Models

  • Linear, 2D and 3D scale factors

Financial Literacy

  • Compound interest

  • Debt

  • Investing


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 3 projects where students use enquiry based learning to deepen understanding.

 The course ends with a final exam

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.

Pre-Calculus 11

PreCalculus 11 satisfies the math 11 graduation requirement and helps to prepare students for PreCalculus 12.  This course covers more advanced algebra skills including…

PreCalculus 11 satisfies the math 11 graduation requirement and helps to prepare students for PreCalculus 12.  This course covers more advanced algebra skills including radical, rational and quadratic equations. In addition students learn about oblique triangle trigonometry.  Students are able to select from a variety of textbooks to learn the major topics in the course. 

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Radical Expressions and Equations

  • Simplifying

  • Operations with radicals

  • Algebraic and graphical solutions

Rational Expressions and Equations

  • Simplifying

  • Identifying non-permissible values

  • Solving equations algebraically

Solving Quadratic Equations

  • Solving by factoring

  •  Quadratic formula

  • Max/min problems

Graphing Quadratic Equation

  • Determining the vertex

  • Sketching graphs

Trigonometry (angles in standard position)

  • Unit Circle

  • Reference angles

  • Special triangles

Trigonometry (Oblique triangles)

  • Sine Law including ambiguous case

  • Cosine Law

Financial Literacy

  • Compound interest

  • Debt

  • Investing

Each student submits work
from their textbooks.  They
also complete 6 topic quizzes, 2 projects, 3 mini-assignments and a course review quiz.


There are many textbook options and include:

  • myWorktext Pre-Calculus 11 by Pearson

  • Mathematics 11 BC Edition by Dynamic
    Classroom

  • Theories and Problems for Pre-Calculus 11
    by Crescent Beach Publication

It is also possible to use American books like
Saxon, Teaching Textbook and Math-U-See. 
Students will finish the Algebra 2 book and learn about trigonometry from StudyForge or another resource. 

Other textbooks may also work for this course. 
Please consult the course teacher to discuss other options.

Pre-Calculus 11

Pre-Calculus 11 is designed to help students continue on the path to math or science-based post secondary studies. We will focus on the continued development of algebraic thinking,…

Pre-Calculus 11 is designed to help students continue on the path to math or science-based post secondary studies. We will focus on the continued development of algebraic thinking, problem solving and critical thinking skills, and the application of  math in real life situations.

Pre-Calculus 11 requires that students have completed Foundations of Math and Pre-Calculus 10.

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Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Factoring Polynomials

Quadratic Functions

Quadratic Equations

Rational Equations

Radicals

Trigonometry

Financial Literacy

Fill in the blank notes packages and practice questions (with detailed solutions)

Unit assignments completed to mastery 

Chapter tests

Projects in Quadratics, Trigonometry, and Financial Literacy



 

Scientific Calculator (graphing calculator optional, but not required)

Access to a printer is recommended to print assignments and note packages.

Ability to scan assignments (scanner or scanning app)

 

 

Workplace Mathematics 11

This math is geared towards students that are not heading into high academics in post-secondary (Sciences, Engineering, Nursing, Computer Programming). It teaches hands-on,…

This math is geared towards students that are not heading into high academics in post-secondary (Sciences, Engineering, Nursing, Computer Programming). It teaches hands-on, real-life, applicable Math content and helps develop skills through project-based learning. This hybrid version of the course will utilize a workbook to teach the concepts but will also have a moodle page where students will complete the chapter challenge based on what has been learned and it is also where the projects for the course will be.

Mythbuster: You can still be accepted into College and University programs if you take this level of Math.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirement

 

  1. Slope and Rate of Change
       Algebra, tangent ratio
  2. Scale Representation
        Scale drawings, perspective   drawings

  3. Finances
        Simple interest, compound interest, credit cards, loans

  4. Budgeting

  5. Statistics
         Data, histograms, confidence intervals, misuse in media

  6. Probability
         Simple interest, compound interest, budgeting, loans, credit,

 


Chapter Challenges based on the chapters in the Mathworks work books. 

Projects designed to allow students to be curious and learn something new.

  • Mathworks 11

    • UBC Pacific Press

  • Unit Resources from the course page

  • Laptop/computer

  • Scanner/Smartphone

  • Calculator

  • Ruler

  • Deck of cards

  • Dice 

  • Board games like Scrabble would be helpful

Workplace Mathematics 11

This math is geared towards students that are not heading into high academics in post-secondary (Sciences, Engineering, Nursing, Computer Programming). It teaches hands-on,…

This math is geared towards students that are not heading into high academics in post-secondary (Sciences, Engineering, Nursing, Computer Programming). It teaches hands-on, real-life, applicable Math content and helps develop skills through project-based learning.

Mythbuster: You can still be accepted into College and University programs if you take this level of Math.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirement

 

  1. Slope and Rate of Change
       Algebra, tangent ratio
  2. Scale Representation
        Scale drawings, perspective   drawings

  3. Finances
        Simple interest, compound interest, credit cards, loans

  4. Budgeting

  5. Statistics
         Data, histograms, confidence intervals, misuse in media

  6. Probability
         Simple interest, compound interest, budgeting, loans, credit,

 


This is an individualized course, a student learning
plan will be created for personalized learning for
each student. As such, the assessment methods will be created in conjunction with the goals of the student.

  • Laptop/computer

  • Scanner/Smartphone

  • Calculator

  • Ruler

Workplace Mathematics 11

This Math is geared towards students that are not heading into high academics in post-secondary (Sciences, Engineering, Nursing, Computer Programming). It teaches hands-on,…

This Math is geared towards students that are not heading into high academics in post-secondary (Sciences, Engineering, Nursing, Computer Programming). It teaches hands-on, real-life, applicable Math content and helps develop skills through project-based learning. This online version of the course uses StudyForge where students complete lessons by watching videos and then completing online practice questions.

Mythbuster: You can still be accepted into College and University programs if you take this level of Math.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements


  1. 2D/3D Shapes and Slope/Rate of Change
         Scale drawings, perspective drawings, algebra

  2. Probability
         Games, experimental & theoretical probability, cards, dice, insurance 

 

  1. Statistics
         Data, histograms, confidence intervals, misuse in media

 

  1. Finances
         Simple interest, compound interest, budgeting, loans, credit, buying/leasing a car, investments, mortgages

 


Students learn the course content via the Lessons and these are marked for a “completion” grade. 

Assignments are used as indicators to see if students are ready for the tests. 

Tests are completed online to check understanding of the content and to gauge Math skills. 

There are also 3 projects that allow students a chance to try out their Math skills in a meaningful way.

  • Laptop/computer

  • Google Chrome web browser (not a Requirement but a STRONG suggestion)

  • Printer

  • Scanner (you can use your smart phone if you don’t have a scanner)

  • Ruler

Active Living 11

Active Living 11 (formerly known as Physical Education 11) is primarily concerned with three themes:  Health and well-being, Safety, and Participation. Students are expected to be…

Active Living 11 (formerly known as Physical Education 11) is primarily concerned with three themes:  Health and well-being, Safety, and Participation.

Students are expected to be able to do the following:

Re. Health and well-being

1. Develop lifelong habits of participation in physical activities

2. Maintain personal health

Re. Safety

3. Demonstrate safety, fair play, and leadership in physical activities

4. Explain how the use of proper techniques prevents injury

Re. Participation 

5. Plan and organize an event involving preferred physical activity

6. Apply methods of monitoring and adjusting exertion levels in physical activity

7. Plan ways to overcome potential barriers to participation in physical activities

The individualized Active Living 11 program offers a teacher-generated assignment package that can be used in full or in part.  If there is an Active Living 11 curricula to which a family is particularly endeared, an effort will be made to accommodate within the Ministry of Education curricular competencies.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements
  • Active Living Participation Log

  • Health and Well-being Research Project

  • Safety Research Project

  • Plan and Organize an Active Living Event

  • Self-Designed Fitness Tests

This is an individualized course, a student learning
plan will be created for personalized learning
for each student.

As such, the assessment methods will be created in conjunction with the goals of the student.

Completion of Physical and Health Education 10 recommended.

Fitness and Conditioning 11

Fitness and Conditioning is one of the three Physical and Health Education options for Grade 11 and 12. The course is designed to reflect training towards personal goals while…

Fitness and Conditioning is one of the three Physical and Health Education options for Grade 11 and 12. The course is designed to reflect training towards personal goals while performing movements safely, following proper technique, making healthy choices and participating in a variety of activities.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

-Based on personal fitness goals set at the beginning of the course, physical activity will be recorded in a log and submitted every 10 hours for a total of 80 hours. 

-Reflection questions will be assigned four times throughout the course. 

-Principles of Training will be researched then a Personal Fitness Program will be designed and demonstrated at the end of the course.

-Activity log

-Reflections

-Principles of Training Research

-Fitness Program Design

-Fitness Program Demonstration

Students will require access to the internet and a phone or other recording device.

Most students will also need access to some fitness equipment such as weights, bands, medicine balls, or mats - but this will vary student-to-student, based on their goals.

 

Outdoor Education 11

Outdoor Education 11 provides students with an opportunity to explore outdoor pursuits and engage in skill development, while also examining safety/ risk management and the natural…

Outdoor Education 11 provides students with an opportunity to explore outdoor pursuits and engage in skill development, while also examining safety/ risk management and the natural environment. Students will navigate their course through hands on  and project based learning, and continue to explore their love for Creation and outdoor activity. 

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

This course explores  the following big ideas:

Big Idea 1: Participation in outdoor activities allows for the development of skills in a complex and dynamic environment.

Big Idea 2: Spending time outdoors allows us to develop an understanding of the natural environment and ourselves.

Big Idea 3: Participating safely in outdoor activities requires communication, teamwork, and collaboration.

Assessment varies, and will include:

Risk management plans

Training routines

Activity / fitness logs

Projects

Self evaluation / reflection

Students are required to be active in
outdoor activities and learning.
Regular physical activity, a willingness
to learn and passion for outdoor learning / exploration are also required.

Chemistry 11

This course focuses on the idea of measuring the atom, molecules and molecules, basic chemical reactions and solution chemistry. Students will expand on their learning to a variety…

This course focuses on the idea of measuring the atom, molecules and molecules, basic chemical reactions and solution chemistry. Students will expand on their learning to a variety of experiments and real life applications.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Atoms and molecules are the
building blocks of matter

Organic chemistry and its
applications have significant implications for human health,
society and the environment 

 

The mole is a quantity used to
make atoms and molecules
measurable 

 

Matter and energy are conserved within chemical reactions 

 

Solubility within a solution is determined by the nature of the solute and the solvent.

 

  • Self corrected questions (Formative assessment) 

  • Reflection responses to deepen the connection between faith and science 

  • Practice problems and study guides for each module 

  • Module tests and a final exam 

  • 2 formal lab reports and completion of at least 8 experiments

Completion of Science 10 

Apologia - Exploring Creation
with Chemistry, 3rd Edition  (Textbook and Solutions
and Test Guide)

 

Extra resources provided
on Moodle

 

Chemistry 11

This course focuses on the idea of measuring the atom, molecules and molecules, basic chemical reactions and solution chemistry. Students will expand on their learning to a variety…

This course focuses on the idea of measuring the atom, molecules and molecules, basic chemical reactions and solution chemistry. Students will expand on their learning to a variety of experiments and real life applications.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Atoms and molecules are the
building blocks of matter

Organic chemistry and its
applications have significant
implications for human
health, society and the environment 

 

The mole is a quantity used
to make atoms and
molecules measurable 

 

Matter and energy are conserved
within chemical reactions 

 

Solubility within a solution is
determined by the nature of
the solute and the solvent.

 


This is an individualized course,
a student learning plan will be
created for personalized learning
for each student. As such, the
assessment methods will be created
in conjunction with the goals
of the student. 

 

Activation criteria will be
determined in the creation
of an SLP

Completion of Science 10

Chemistry 11

There are five major units of study in this mainly theoretical course. The course is designed to be an engaging online learning experience for students which includes videos,…

There are five major units of study in this mainly theoretical course. The course is designed to be an engaging online learning experience for students which includes videos, readings, assignments, projects and some lab experiences. 

A strong background in the chemistry topics from Science 9 and 10 as well as math skills is required.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Structure and Matter 

  • Atoms and Molecules
    are the building blocks of matter

Measurement and Matter 

  • The mole is a quantity
    used to make atoms and
    molecules measurable

Matter and energy are conserved
in Chemical Reactions

Solution Chemistry

  • Solubility within a solution
    is determined by the nature of
    the solute and the
    solvent

Organic Chemistry 

  • has significant implications
    for human health,
    society and the environment.

There are a variety of written,
calculation, research and
some lab experiences. 

 

Labs: 

  • Solubility of tea

  • Solubility of salt and sugar solutions

  • Titration analysis (not a physical lab)

Scientific calculator

Access to a printer is
necessary in order to print
the video lesson notes.
This will be about 100 single
sided pages of black and
white printing. 

 

Access to an image taking
device such as a phone or tablet. 

 

Labs: 

 

  • There are a few labs
    associated with this course.
    Materials are readily
    available at a grocery store
    or pharmacy. 

  • Students will need a device
    in order to include photos or
    video of their lab experiences
    to support their lab reports.

Earth Science 11

This course will guide students in a personal discovery of creation as it pertains to the natural order of the Earth, the laws and processes by which it is governed, issues related…

This course will guide students in a personal discovery of creation as it pertains to the natural order of the Earth, the laws and processes by which it is governed, issues related to the geological timetable and finally the Earth’s place in the created order of the universe. Students will explore these concepts through a Christian worldview that seeks to also evaluate competing worldviews in order to equip them with the ability to evaluate each from a biblical perspective.  Students will be encouraged to engage in readings, experiments, and personal discovery projects in order to experience the course material in a visual and kinaesthetic manner. This process will enable them to celebrate the immense creativity with which the earth was created and help them to further develop their faith through an appreciation of the mysterious ways in which God created.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Unit 1 Geology 

Unit 2 The Dynamic Earth

 

Unit 3  Water and Water Systems

 

Unit 4  Meteorology

 

Unit 5  The Environment

 

Unit 6: Astronomy

 

Final assignment

 

If student chooses to use text other than recommended by teacher they will be required to complete assignments that may include but are not limited to reader response questions, powerpoint presentations, experiments and creative explorative assignments.

If student chooses to use recommended text they will complete the following:

  1. Students will complete activation powerpoint assignment. 

  2. Students will complete readings and either complete personalized projects to further their learning as well as to demonstrate their learning or they may complete chapter review questions that correspond with each unit. These questions are designed to elicit factual as well as higher order thinking skills. When applicable, questions are evaluated and students are challenged to further investigate, engage in further discussion with teacher, or simply be provided with alternative ways of thinking about concepts which they will be challenged to apply to future response questions. 

  3. In addition to chapter questions, students will complete at least one lab activity (activities in text entitled “Let’s Find Out”- see Lab write up format below)  for each unit and/or one creative assignment (powerpoint, poster, video, model, other ideas?) for each unit (must complete 5 in total meaning that for one unit the student does not have to complete 1). At least three of these must be lab activities


Lab activity materials (type of materials depends on choice of lab activities- often household items) 

Creative activity materials (often simple  household items)

Teacher recommended text or other chosen resources

 

Life Sciences 11

This course will take you on a tour of living things and the world around you. You will consider how systems become more complex, how things are classified based on their…

This course will take you on a tour of living things and the world around you. You will consider how systems become more complex, how things are classified based on their characteristics, and explore the artistry and ingenuity of a Creator who designed amazing complex systems. Ideas about the origins of living things will also be explored as a natural extension of this study of life. This hybrid option provides a general overall framework with an abundance of options for students to select as they plan and complete their coursework.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Life is a result of interactions at the molecular and cellular levels.

  • Characteristics of living things

  • Cell structure and function

  • Cell reproduction

  • Genetic modifications

Organisms are grouped based on common characteristics.

 

  • Common characteristics of kingdoms and phyla

  • Trends as organisms become more complex

  • Taxonomic classification

  • First People’s knowledge on classification

Evolution occurs at the population level.

 

  • Macroevolution 

  • Microevolution

  • Origin theories

Activation Criteria: 

  • Taxonomy assignment

  • Taxonomy lab

Students have choice, but will complete content-based assignments in each unit, 3 lab activities (with formal lab write ups), and 4 projects over the course. 

Formative Assessment: 

  • Student learning plan will include a conversation with student to help inform plans for lab and project choices

  • feedback on lab reports, opportunity to resubmit lab work with improvements to show growth. 

  • Feedback on project work (in rubric and comment form) with opportunity to improve if student chooses. 

Summative Assessment

  • Unit assignments

Science 10 recommended but not required. 

Student will be required to obtain a few resources for lab activities (dependant on which activities they select). Most of the resources can be found easily at home, the grocery store or the hardware store. Specialty items, such as dissection specimens and kits can be ordered online. 

 

Students should plan to purchase a textbook (some suggested ones)

 

  • Apologia Exploring Creation with Biology - Wile (order the solutions and test booklet as well)

  • Life Science 11 - Prior

 

Life Sciences 11

This course will take you on a tour of living things and the world around you. You will consider how systems become more complex, how things are classified based on their…

This course will take you on a tour of living things and the world around you. You will consider how systems become more complex, how things are classified based on their characteristics, and explore the artistry and ingenuity of a Creator who designed amazing complex systems. Ideas about the origins of living things will also be explored as a natural extension of this study of life. This individualized option allows you to fully tailor your study of biology around a unique resource or area of focus.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Life is a result of interactions at the molecular and cellular levels.

  • Characteristics of living things

  • Cell structure and function

  • Cell reproduction

  • Genetic modifications

Organisms are grouped based on common characteristics.

 

  • Common characteristics of kingdoms and phyla

  • Trends as organisms become more complex

  • Taxonomic classification

  • First People’s knowledge on classification

Evolution occurs at the population level.

 

Evolution occurs at the population level.

  • Macroevolution 

  • Microevolutio


Students will work individually with the course
teacher to develop a plan that includes the
following elements: 

 

1. Activation Assignment - to be determined on an
individualized bases. Will represent a minimum of
5% of overall course work.

2. Work samples demonstrating that the
foundational knowledge and understanding has been
gained.

3. Lab activities and formal write ups that allow for
opportunities to develop curricular competencies
relating to questioning and predicting, planning
and conducting, processing and analyzing data and
evaluating

4. 2-3 deeper learning activities or projects that
provide opportunity for the student to identify their
own questions, design a project,, find solutions to a problem, and critically analyze information from many sources.

Science 10 is highly recommended, but not required.

Access to an upper level biology text (either a physical text or an online version), for example

 

  • Inquiry into Life by Silvia Mader

  • Nelson Biology

  • Concepts in Biology (free online text)

Physics 11

Physics 11 is designed to engage students about the way the world around them works. There are plenty of hands-on experiments to spark interest in Physics. Students will have both…

Physics 11 is designed to engage students about the way the world around them works. There are plenty of hands-on experiments to spark interest in Physics. Students will have both a conceptual and mathematical understanding of the topics of motion, forces and energy. They will also explore the topics of nuclear fission and Einstein’s Theory of Relativity. 

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Kinematics 

Newton’s Laws

Energy

Momentum 

 

Forces

 

Wave Motion and Geometric Optics 

 

Nuclear Fission and Fusion 

 

Special Relativity

 

  • Each unit has one textbook assignment and 2 guided experiments to complete 

  • 2 formal lab write ups are required

  • Design of 1 unique experiment (Students can choose the unit they will create their experiment) 

  • Unit tests and final exam


Completion of Science 10 

Apologia - Exploring Creation with Physics textbook 

 

Most materials for experiments can be found in the common household

 

Physics 11

Physics 11 is the first opportunity students have to dive deeply into our intricately designed world of energy and forces! These two culprits are responsible for everything…

Physics 11 is the first opportunity students have to dive deeply into our intricately designed world of energy and forces! These two culprits are responsible for everything from roller coasters, parachuting, car crashes, listening to acoustic bliss from your favourite band, to enjoying steaming hot cups of coffee, warming your hands by a fire, and playing on your favourite battery-powered devices, to name only a few of the phenomena we experience in our lives every day. Well, hopefully not the crashes.

Technically, these events fall under the more scientific concepts of kinematics, dynamics, momentum, electricity, circuits and waves, etc. But more importantly, in this course, students will find themselves absorbed and inspired - through animated instructional videos and other engaging materials - by a feast of real-life applications and discoveries of these very same concepts. This course is designed to propel students on an exciting journey toward a solid and firm understanding of the fascinating physical world that exists all around them.

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Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Kinematics

Forces

Newton's laws

Energy

Electricy

Circuits

Waves

Students complete online practice
questions to develop skills, submit
written work for formative assessment,
and write quizzes and unit tests to
demonstrate understanding of material.

Lab activities and application projects
are also included in a variety of ways
throughout the course. 

Science 10

Access to a computer
with reliable internet

Zoom or Skype to
communicate with teacher

Science for Citizens 11

Science for Citizens 11 is a course that allows the student to explore topics in science that they will encounter in everyday life. It is designed to build an understanding of…

Science for Citizens 11 is a course that allows the student to explore topics in science that they will encounter in everyday life. It is designed to build an understanding of scientific concepts while encouraging them to critically analyze the world around them.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Earth Systems 

Public and Private Health Practices 

Personal and Workplace Safety 

Innovations and Technologies

Each unit has 2 required assignments and one required mini-project 

Final project to conclude the course: either creation of an innovative technology or a research project 

The Moodle page hosts the required resources and videos.

Science for Citizens 11

Science for Citizens 11 is a course that allows the student to explore topics in science that they will encounter in everyday life. It is designed to build an understanding of…

Science for Citizens 11 is a course that allows the student to explore topics in science that they will encounter in everyday life. It is designed to build an understanding of scientific concepts while encouraging them to critically analyze the world around them.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Earth Systems 

Public and Private Health Practices 

Personal and Workplace Safety 

Innovations and Technologies

Each unit has 2 required assignments and one required mini-project 

Final project to conclude the course: either creation of an innovative technology or a research project 

Resources and textbooks will be determined between the student and the teacher.

American Sign Language 11

American Sign Language 11 is a continuation from ASL 10. It is meant to be a course that furthers the students’ ability to confidently sign and learn about the Deaf culture. This…

American Sign Language 11 is a continuation from ASL 10. It is meant to be a course that furthers the students’ ability to confidently sign and learn about the Deaf culture. This is an individualized course that can be planned with the teacher or the student can also work through a Moodle course where the student can follow through the course which is an instructor guided online independent study course. Through this Moodle course the learning takes place online. 

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Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Topics include: Continuation of ASL 10,  basic vocabulary, grammar, history, fingerspelling, numbers, terminology, and Deaf culture. 

Assignments: There are a variety of assignments in this course: self-marking quizzes, midterm and a final.  There are also several creative assignments such as responses to videos, creative expressions, scripture memorization and self evaluation. 

There are generally choices given in every assignment so you can choose what suits you best.

 

Core French 11

This course is for students who have taken several years of Core French, including French 10 and wish to continue their study.  For this course students will develop their reading,…

This course is for students who have taken several years of Core French, including French 10 and wish to continue their study.  For this course students will develop their reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. Students will work with a French speaker in their community and/or work with their teacher on a regular basis online. Reflection is also an important part of learning a language.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Speaking: Practising and
recording conversations on
a variety of topics.
Presenting on topics of
interest.

Reading: Students will
read French stories and
articles and demonstrate
understanding.  

Writing: Students will
write a variety of
pieces, stories,
descriptions etc. on
provided topics and
topics of interest. 

Learning about
francophone
communities
around the world
and reflecting on
language learning

Specific competencies
include:

  • questions

  • sequences of events

  • predictions

  • personal experiences

  • opinions

  • comparisons and contrasts

  • familiar topics

  • An initial assignment is
    provided upon enrollment
    and must be completed
    in order to become active
    in the course

  • Zoom sessions with teacher

  • Recorded conversations

  • Recorded presentations

  • Writing projects

  • Reading comprehension
    questions

  • Previous exposure to
    French

  • A French speaking tutor,
    parent or other member
    of the community to practice
    speaking with and/or a
    commitment to meet regularly
    with teacher over zoom

Core French 11 - Rosetta Stone Foundations

The Rosetta Stone Foundations Core French program (RSF for short) comprises five (5) parts: 1. Language Training, 2. Games & Activities, 3. Live Tutoring, 4. Three projects, and 5.…

The Rosetta Stone Foundations Core French program (RSF for short) comprises five (5) parts: 1. Language Training, 2. Games & Activities, 3. Live Tutoring, 4. Three projects, and 5. Three live sessions with your teacher. This is predominantly an aural/oral course.

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Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Activation:
Part 1: Orientation
Part 2: Religions in France and their effect on cultural practices today
Part 3:  Recording of Bible Verse in French

Unit 13 - Cultural Tourism, Outdoor Recreation, Art & Art Museum, Fine Dining

Unit 14 - Professions and Hobbies: Jobs & hobbies, Office communication, exploration and research, sending and receiving

Unit 15 - At Home and Around Town: Moving house, household repairs, children & play, cars & driving

Unit 16 - Style and Personal Wellness: Clothing care, getting ready, health and cleaning, groceries and cooking

Activation Component, Language Training (4 lesson subunits covering vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, comprehension, reading, writing, speaking); 8 Live Tutoring sessions; 30 hours Games & Activities: 3 projects covering research of a famous French person, interview, and a cultural project; 3 Live sessions with teacher comprising review of learning to date plus open-ended questions. Computer with audio speakers and microphone or headset with mic plus internet access. Grade 9 French or equivalent (discretion of teacher), RSF activation.

Core French Introductory 11

This course is for students who are exploring French for the first time or who have not yet acquired the bases.  For this course students will develop their reading, writing,…

This course is for students who are exploring French for the first time or who have not yet acquired the bases.  For this course students will develop their reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. Students will work with their teacher on a regular basis online, as well as working independently at home. Reflection is also an important part of learning a language and will be included in the course.

The synchronous option meets weekly. Yearly schedules can be found here

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements


Introduction: alphabet,
vocabulary, expressions

Here I am: Presenting and
talking about yourself

My ideal day: vocabulary
about daily life, pastimes,
hobbies

La francophonie: learning
about French speaking
countries around the
world 

Le Petit Prince: Novel study

Research project on a
topic of choice

  • An initial assignment is
    provided upon enrollment
    and must be completed in
    order to become active in
    the course

  • Zoom sessions with teacher

  • Writing projects

  • Reading comprehension
    questions and assignments

  • Oral presentations 

  • In class and/or recorded
    conversations

  • Availability to join a weekly
    or bi-weekly class
    (depending on class size)

  • Access to a computer and
    internet to access online course,
    class times and resources such
    as online dictionaries

Core French Introductory 11

This course is for students who have never taken French or have not established foundations. For this course students will develop their reading, writing, listening and speaking…

This course is for students who have never taken French or have not established foundations. For this course students will develop their reading, writing, listening and speaking skills.  Students will work with a French speaker in their community and check in with their teacher on a regular basis online. Reflection is also an important part of learning a language.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Basics: French alphabet,
phonemes, and letter patterns,
gender and number, common,
high-frequency vocabulary and
sentence structures for
communication in past, present,
and future time frames.

Ability to communicate using:

  • various types of questions

  • greetings and introductions

  • basic information about,
    descriptions of, and interests
    of self and others

  • degrees of and reasons for likes,
    dislikes, and preferences

  • descriptions of items, places, and
    events

  • descriptions of emotions and
    physical states

  • simple needs

  • sequences of events

Stories, lives of Canadian francophones, 
and idiomatic expressions

  •  

An initial assignment is
provided upon enrollment
and must be completed in
order to become active in the course

  • Zoom sessions with teacher

  • Recorded conversations

  • Recorded presentations

  • Writing projects

  • Reading comprehension
    questions
     

A French speaking tutor,
parent or other member of
the community to practice
speaking with and a
commitment to meet regularly
with teacher over zoom

German 11

The Rosetta Stone Foundations program is comprised: Language Training, Games & Activities, LiveTutoring, Meetings with your Teacher, and Projects. Language Training teaches a…

The Rosetta Stone Foundations program is comprised: Language Training, Games & Activities, LiveTutoring, Meetings with your Teacher, and Projects.

Language Training teaches a second language the same way you learned your first language: by pairing words to images, easily and naturally. RosettaStone mimics this process, using rich visual imagery to help learners think in a new language and to perfect pronunciation.

Games & Activities help cement the learners’ understanding by engaging in a wide range of activities designed to sharpen language skills.

Live Tutoring allows for interaction with other learners and builds confidence in an online, real-time interactive environment. By joining sessions of Live Tutoring, you practice and refine your conversational skills with native-speaking tutors. Each session builds on and reinforces what you have been learning in LanguageTraining.

Meeting with your teacher provides another opportunity for you to refine your conversational skills, ask questions, and reinforce what you are learning in the RSF program.

Term Projects: Culture and Christian Worldview projects are also required.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Unit 13: Tourism and
Recreation:
Cultural tourism; Outdoor
recreation; At and Art
Museum; Fine dining

Unit 14: Professions and
Hobbies:
Jobs and hobbies; Office
communication;
Exploration and research;
Sending and receiving

Unit 15: At Home and
around Town:
Moving house; Household
repairs; Children and play;
Cars and driving

Unit 16: Style and
Personal Wellness:
Clothing and Care; Getting
ready; Health and Healing;
Groceries and cooking

Language training activities
30%
Homework (Extended
Activities) 10%
Live Tutoring 30%
Live sessions with teacher
10%
Projects 30%

Computer and USB headset

German 11

Designed for the intermediate German student (prerequisite: German 10), this course prepares students to enter a German 12 course. Students in collaboration with parent and teacher…

Designed for the intermediate German student (prerequisite: German 10), this course prepares students to enter a German 12 course. Students in collaboration with parent and teacher will create their own curriculum from a variety of resources that include grammar, culture, conversation, reading, writing, speaking, and listening.

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements


German declination

Gender, case, and number

Increasingly complex vocabulary,
sentence structures, and expressions,
including:

  • past, present, and future time frames
    language formality and etiquette

Distinguishing features of major German
regional dialects

 

German works of art

 

First Peoples perspectives

Ethics of cultural appropriation and
plagiarism

An online language program

Monthly conversation meetings
with teacher

Minimum of 12 cultural writing
samples

Cultural activities - German food,
books, movies, music

A Grammar workbook

Working computer with
Internet required.

Headset with microphone
may be needed.

 Purchase of textbook/workbook. 

 

Prerequisite: German 10

 

Introductory German 11

Designed for the beginning German student (no prerequisite), this course prepares students to enter a German 11 course. Students in collaboration with parent and teacher will…

Designed for the beginning German student (no prerequisite), this course prepares students to enter a German 11 course. Students in collaboration with parent and teacher will create their own curriculum from a variety of resources that include grammar, culture, conversation, reading, writing, speaking, and listening. 

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

German phonemes

German letter patterns

 

Gender, case, and number

 

First Peoples perspectives

 

Common, high-frequency vocabulary, sentence structures, and expressions

 

Cultural aspects of German communities around the world

 

Past, present, and future time frames

 

Elements of common texts and stories

 

German works of art

 

Ethics of cultural appropriation and plagiarism

 


Activation Project 

An online language program

 

Monthly conversation meetings with teacher

 

Min. 12 cultural writing samples

 

Cultural activities - German food, books, movies, music

 

A Grammar workbook

 

Working computer with Internet required.

Headset with microphone may be needed.

 Purchase of textbook/workbook.

Introductory Spanish 11

Designed for the beginning Spanish student (no prerequisite), this course prepares students to enter a Spanish 11 course. Students will create their own curriculum from a variety…

Designed for the beginning Spanish student (no prerequisite), this course prepares students to enter a Spanish 11 course. Students will create their own curriculum from a variety of resources that include grammar, culture, conversation, reading, writing, speaking, and listening. 

Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Describing people, objects, and locations

Expressing interests, opinions, and beliefs

 

Asking questions 

 

Making comparisons

 

Describing activities, situations, and events using present, past, and future tense 

 

Hispanic culture and contribution to society

 

First People’s perspectives

 


  • 1 cultural project

  • Min. 2 conversation meetings with teacher

  • Writing and speaking samples

  • Portfolio of completed work 

*Assessments are tailored to students’ needs and interests


Working computer with Internet required. 

Headset with microphone may be needed.

 

Purchase of textbook/workbook optional.  

 

Mandarin 11

Mandarin 11 uses the Rosetta Stone program (units 13-16, level 4) that consists of language lessons (speaking, listening, pronunciation, writing, review), games activities and live…

Mandarin 11 uses the Rosetta Stone program (units 13-16, level 4) that consists of language lessons (speaking, listening, pronunciation, writing, review), games activities and live tutorials as well as cultural and FFPOL projects. Students are immersed in the world of Mandarin Chinese language and have the choice of completing the course in Pin Yin, simplified and traditional Chinese. Projects include the activation project which reflect cultural comparisons, First Peoples perspectives, social and cultural activities and an interview with a native Mandarin speaker.

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Major Units and Topics Assessment Requirements

Unit 13 Tourism and Recreation: 
Activation project, cultural tourism, tourist destinations, guidebook information, negotiating admission, outdoor recreation, outdoor activities, giving and getting directions, quiet and loud, art: media and verbs, gifts shop items, favourites, fine dining, interactions at a formal restaurant, menu items, dining in and take out.  

 

 

Creative Works Project

 

Unit 14 Professions and Hobbies: 
Sports and competition, jobs and hobbies, sensory verbs, discussing ideas, “together”, “alone”, office location, appointments and dates, recurring events, designing and presenting, leaving a message, passive voice, geographical terms, exploration tools, dark and light, phrasal verbs, leaving and returning, shipping terms, sending and receiving a package, direct and indirect objects

 

 

Contributions Chinese People Project

 

Unit 15: At home and around town:
Verbis for moving and arranging, features of the home, expanded practice of common verb tenses, terms of appraisal: “mean” and “nice”, home utilities, repair and damage terms, expressing relative time: “since” and “until”, imperfect and past progressive, intransitive verbs, toys, negotiating use, emotional states: “surprised”, “worried”, “embarrassed”, recent past and future: “just” and “about to”, street related terms, driving directions, formal and informal imperative, prepositions to clarify movement: “through”, “toward”

 

Unit 16: Style and Personal Wellness:
Laundry terms, clothing damage and repair, outerwear, making choices with clothing, simultaneous actions, conjunctions: “either” and “neither”, jewelry and personal appearance terms, fabrics and precious metals, describing hair qualities, discussing project origins, plural first-person imperative, describing symptoms, treatment terms, states of health and healing, health-related conversation: “get well soon” and “bless you”, continuing and completed states, present perfect progressive, food preparation verbs, shopping and food terms, past perfect, conjunction: “both”

 

Interview Project

 

Students will be assessed on the accuracy of their pronunciation, matching pictures to the correct phrases, writing, comprehension, games activities and listening skills. Criterion and the rubric for the activation and creative works project as well as the Contributions of Chinese People and the Interview are found in the Moodle course.

Unit 13: Students will complete all language lessons in this unit, 2 live tutorials and at least 3.5 hours of games activities along with the activation project and creative works project. Students should also complete their first live teacher meeting, plan for their second live teacher meeting shortly after half of their course is complete.

Unit 14:  Students will complete all language lessons in this unit, 2 more live tutorials for a total of 4 live tutorials by the time this unit is complete and at least 7 hours of games activities along with the interview project where students interview a native Mandarin Chinese speaker. Students should also complete their second and third live teacher meeting, review their progress in Moodle to ensure that all components outlined in the course are completed and they have submitted completion. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Unit 15:  Students will complete all language lessons in this unit, 2 more live tutorials for a total of 6 live tutorials by the time this unit is complete and at least 10.5 hours of games activities along with the interview project where students interview a native Mandarin Chinese speaker. Students should also complete their second and third live teacher meeting, review their progress in Moodle to ensure that all components outlined in the course are completed and they have submitted completion. By the end of Unit 15, students should have their next project (Contributions of Chinese People) completed.

Unit 16:  Students will complete all language lessons in this unit, 2 more live tutorials for a total of 8 live tutorials by the time this unit is complete and at least 14 hours of games activities along with the interview project where students interview a native Mandarin Chinese speaker. Students should also complete their second and third live teacher meeting, review their progress in Moodle to ensure that all components outlined in the course are completed and they have submitted completion.  Students will complete the last project: the interview project.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

Spanish 11

Designed for the intermediate-advanced Spanish student (prerequisite Spanish 10) this course prepares students to enter a Spanish 12 course. This course also meets most university…