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Program: Languages

Course: ENG4U/C

Grade: 12

Level: University / College

Semester: 1, 2018-2019

Teacher Name: Mr. David Vance



This course emphasizes the consolidation of the literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life. Students will analyse a range of challenging literary texts from various periods, countries, and cultures; interpret and evaluate informational and graphic texts; and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms. An important focus will be on using academic language coherently and confidently, selecting the reading strategies best suited to particular texts and particular purposes for reading, and developing greater control in writing. The course is intended to prepare students for university, college, or the workplace.

Important Dates and Upcoming Evaluations

  • Tuesday, January 8:
    • Hamlet Seminar Presentations due at beginning of class (for those not completing the Media Presentation assignment – see these instructions for details)
    • Literature Circles #4 (individual role assignments due – see here for additional instructions)
  • Wednesday, January 9: Hamlet Acts 4-5 Mini-test
  • Thursday, January 10: Media Presentations due at beginning of class (for students who are not providing a Hamlet seminar presentation. See these instructions for details); Seminar Presentations begin
  • Friday, January 11: Personal Reflection Paper due (see here for details)
  • Thursday, January 17: Final summative essay due (see here for details)

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