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English as a Second Language, Level 5, Open

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Course Name/Grade/Title: English as a Second Language, Level 5, Open
Course Code: ESLEO
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: 2018
Most Recent Revised Date: 2020

SKU: course-133 Category:

Description

English as a Second Language Level 5 – ESLEO course provides students with the skills and strategies they need to make the transition to college and university preparation courses in English and other secondary school disciplines. Students will be encouraged to develop independence in a range of academic tasks. They will participate in debates and lead classroom workshops; read and interpret literary works and academic texts; write essays, narratives, and reports; and apply a range of learning strategies and research skills effectively. Students will further develop their ability to respond critically to print and media texts.

 

4 Writing
Reading
Locate and extract relevant information from written essays and debates and graphic texts for a variety of purposes

Socio-cultural Competence and Media Literacy
Identify and connect pieces with similar themes . Use English and non-verbal communication strategies appropriately in a variety of social contexts;

Writing
Types of essays: persuasive, descriptive, narrative, expository and parts of an essay: organization, thesis statement, writing a 5 paragraph Essay.use correctly the conventions of written English appropriate for this level, including grammar, usage, spelling, and punctuation; use the stages of the writing process

Listening and Speaking
use speaking skills and strategies to communicate in English for a variety of classroom and social purposes

Summative Assessment
Essay and paragraph writing (5 paragraphs persuasive essay)

20 hours5Independent Study
Reading
Novel Study Unit – Review and extend their understanding of a variety of literacy and stylistic devices in literature

Socio-cultural Competence and Media Literacy
Research using the internet and other resources to understand different perspectives.

Writing
Define personal interests of each character such as sports, hobbies, music, etc. in a summary report and develop the structure of stories

Listening and Speaking
Present a portion of your final report

Summative Assessment
Complete a final report (Book Talk)

30 hours

Unit Course Content and Overall Curriculum Expectations Time and Sequence
1 First Nations/First Cultures/First Stories
Reading
Reading and understanding of Human Rights and social injustice and diverse cultures in Canada – Review and extend their understanding of literacy elements
Socio-cultural Competence and Media Literacy
Identify and connect pieces with similar themes

Writing
Examining Canada’s treatment of its aboriginal peoples into modern prose and the writing of narratives and personal response journals Develop the structure of a short story

Listening and Speaking
Dramatic readings and oral presentations . Demonstrate their ability to apply the elements of a short story and connecting to themes

Summative Assessment
Produce a short story or personal writing (letter writing) that expresses their ability to apply short story elements

20 hours
2 Media Studies: Unpacking Propaganda
Reading
Language of media and a variety media (advertisements, commercials, photographs, works of art etc.
Writing
Explain relationships between some important aspects of geography and history and current Canadian issues. Read a variety of resources from other cultural organizations and perspectives. Understand and compare diverse perspectives

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

Socio-cultural Competence and Media Literacy
Evaluate the effectiveness of their own and peers’ media and current events research presentation

Summative Assessment
Oral and written presentation and research project (newspaper article)

18 hours
3 Making a Difference
Reading
Analysis and study of essays, short stories, poetry, film and an independently read novel Comparison of literary genre, study of the hero cycle in literature
Writing
Summaries, response journals, essays, critical reviews, news reports etc.

Listening and Speaking
Oral presentations

Socio-cultural Competence
Evaluate the effectiveness of their own and their peers work on current issues

Summative Assessment
Writing of critical reviews; poetry presentation; sight passage reading comprehension and literary genre comparison test

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