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ENG2D – English – Academic

$479

Course Title: English, Grade 10, Academic (ENG2D)
Course Name: English
Course Code: ENG2D
Grade: 10
Course Type: Academic
Credit Value: 1.0
Prerequisite: ENG1D, English, Grade 9, Academic or ENG1P, English, Grade 9, Applied
Curriculum Policy Document: English, The Ontario Curriculum, Grades 9 and 10, 2007 (Revised)
Course Developer: 24H Education
Department: English
Department Head: Amanda McIntosh, B.A.(Hon), M.A., B.Ed., OCT, OCELT
Development Date: 2007
Most Recent Revision Date: 2012
Tuition Fee (CAD): $479

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Description

English Grade 10 – ENG2D course explores a broad range of themes and ideas expressed through poetry, novels, plays, and short pieces of writing. Students will engage with the texts and analyze them
through a lens that allows them to connect literature to real life issues, and explore how these themes can span over centuries to still be a reflection on today’s society.

 

Unit Titles and Descriptions Time
1 Poetry
By the end of this unit, students will:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of poetic devices
  2. Identify strategies and techniques to help dissect and analyze poetry and discover its meaning
  3. Relate poetry to other texts and understand its historical context
18 hours
2 Novel Study: The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros
By the end of this unit, students will:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of gender, identity, poverty, race, and a large spectrum of other issues that are present in the novel
  2. Identify parts of a narrative and how they work together to create a whole
  3. Compare and contrast different themes with previous texts studied, and how they are portrayed
16 hours
3 Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
By the end of this unit, students will:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the Shakespearean style and how he conveys a message through drama
  2. Identify words and phrases that are unfamiliar and identify ways to reach an understanding
  3. Analyze the themes and symbols Shakespeare uses and compare them to today’s society

***Mid-Term Essay Assignment (8 hours)

30 hours
4 Novel Study: Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
By the end of this unit, students will:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of character development and how it contributes to the overall message of the novel
  2. Compare and contrast the themes and ideas in the novel to society, as well as other texts studied in the course
  3. Recognize the concept of “The Unreliable Narrator” and how that manipulates and changes the overall theme and message
20 hours
5 Short Stories
By the end of this unit, students will:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the structure and elements of a short story
  2. Relate the ideas and themes in specific short stories and how they are conveyed
  3. Analyze the texts and provide a clear understanding of the meaning and theme

***Final Essay Assignment (8 hours)

24 hours
6 Final Exam 2 hours
Total 110 hours