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English as a Second Language, Level 3, Open

$479

Course Name/Grade/Title: English as a Second Language, Level 3, Open
Course Code: ESLCO
Credit Value: 1.0
Prerequisite: None (Assessment Test)
Curriculum Policy Document: English as a Second Language and English Literacy Development, The Ontario Curriculum, Grades 9 to 12, 2007
Course Developer: Toronto eSchool
Department: English as a Second Language
Department Head: Erin Weir, B.A.(Hon), B.Ed., OCT
Development Date: 2017
Most Recent Revised Date: 2020

SKU: course-131 Category:

Description

English as a Second Language Level 3 – ESLCO course further extends students’ skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in English for a variety of everyday and academic purposes. Students will make short classroom oral presentations; read a variety of adapted and original texts in English; and write using a variety of text forms. As well, students will expand their academic vocabulary and their study skills to facilitate their transition to the mainstream school program. This course also introduces students to the rights and responsibilities inherent in Canadian citizenship, and to a variety of current Canadian issues.

 

4The Canadian Gossip
Reading
Skimming and scanning information texts and newspaper articles;

Socio-cultural Competence and Media Literacy
Explain relationships between some important aspects of geography and history and current Canadian issues

Writing
Note-taking, completing graphic organizers, and answering comprehension questions including grammar, etc.

Listening and Speaking
Dialogues and role plays using language structures correctly

Summative Assessment
Scrapbook and media text presentation

20 hours5Adapting to a New Situation
Reading
Exploration of daily obstacles faced as a newcomer; Extract and demonstrate meaning from texts

Socio-cultural Competence and Media Literacy
Participate effectively in a variety of learning and teaching situation; Prepare a media text for invention research

Writing
Linked paragraphs, comprehension questions, information paragraphs, summaries, note-taking, character analysis, grammar usage

Listening and Speaking
Dramatizations of sections of the novels, video analysis, oral presentation using language structures correctly

Summative Assessment
Research project, oral presentation, linked paragraphs

18 hours

Unit Titles and Descriptions Time and Sequence
1 A Whirlwind of Emotions
Reading
Extract and demonstrate meaning from short stories, poetry, and independent novel study
Writing
Linked paragraphs, news report, summaries, personal response journals; Grammar usage, spelling and punctuation
Listening and Speaking
Presentation of a media text and book talk using language structures correctlySocio-cultural Competence
Work effectively in group learning activities; Prepare an advertisement for a product to sell to a character in a story
Summative Evaluation
Short story test and oral presentation of media text
20 hours
2 Writing in Rhyme
Reading
Review and extend their understanding of a variety of literacy and stylistic devices in poetry
Writing
Ability to identify and connect pieces with similar themesListening and Speaking
Demonstrate their ability to apply the correct stylistic functions

Socio-cultural Competence and Media Literacy
Explore literacy and stylistic devices and their functions

Summative Assessment
Produce a writing piece that expresses their feelings as a newcomer to Canada

20 hours
3 An Author in the Making
Reading
Review and extend their understanding of literacy elements
Socio-cultural Competence and Media Literacy
Identify and connect pieces with similar themesWriting
Develop the structure of a short story

Listening and Speaking
Demonstrate their ability to apply the elements of a short story and connecting to themes

Summative Assessment
Produce a digital short story that expresses their ability to apply short story elements

30 hours
Final Exam
This is a proctored exam worth 30% of your final grade.
2 hours
Total 110 hours