FEF 1DX – Grade 9 Extended French
This course emphasizes the expansion of students’ oral communication, reading, and writing
skills through the study of themes that reflect their interests. Students will apply their knowledge of French in discussions, debates, dramatizations, and oral presentations. Students will read and write in a variety of genres (e.g., poems, articles, brochures) and study at least one short novel intended for a French-speaking audience.
FEF 2DX – Grade 10 Extended French
This course emphasizes the continued development and refinement of students’ oral communication, reading, and writing skills as they explore a variety of themes. Students will expand their knowledge and appreciation of francophone culture through the study and interpretation of novels, poems, and plays intended for a French-speaking audience.
FEF 3UX – Grade 11 Extended French
This course focuses on developing French-language skills through the study of Canadian francophone authors. Students will analyze a range of works and produce written assignments in a variety of genres, including the formal essay. The use of correct grammar and appropriate language conventions in both spoken and written French will be emphasized throughout the course.
Prerequisite: Extended French, Grade 10, Academic
FEF 4UX – Grade 12 Extended French
This course emphasizes the refinement of French-language skills through the study of Canadian and international francophone literature. Students will interpret literary works, produce written assignments in a variety of genres, and conduct research on a major topic for a written and oral presentation. The use of correct grammar and appropriate language conventions in both spoken and written French will be emphasized throughout the course.
Prerequisite: Extended French, Grade 11, University Preparation
Extended French History, Geography and Philosophy courses
Geography of Canada, CGC1DX, Grade 9
This course explores Canada’s distinct and changing character and the geographic systems and relationships that shape it. Students will investigate the interactions of natural and human systems within Canada, as well as Canada’s economic, cultural , and environmental connections to other countries . Students will use a variety of geo technologies and inquiry and communication methods to analyze and evaluate geographic issues and present their findings.
Canadian History Since World War I, CHC2DX Grade 10
This course explores the local, national, and global forces that have shaped Canada's national identity from World War I to the present. Students will investigate the challenges presented by economic, social, and ethnological changes and explore the contributions of individuals and groups to Canadian culture and society during this period. Students will use critical-thinking and communication skills to evaluate various interpretations of the issues and events of the period and to present their own points of view.
Introduction to Anthropology, Psychology, and Sociology HSP3MX Grade 11
This course introduces the theories, questions, and issues that are the major concerns of anthropology, psychology, and sociology. Students will develop an understanding of the way social scientists approach the topics they study and the research methods they employ. Students will be given opportunities to explore theories from a variety of perspectives and to become familiar with current thinking on a range of issues that have captured the interest of classical and contemporary social scientists in the three disciplines.
World History to the Sixteenth Century, CHW3MX Grade 11
This course investigates the history of humanity from earliest times to the sixteenth century. Students will analyze diverse societies from around the world, with an emphasis on the political, cultural, and economic structures and historical forces that have shaped the modern world. They will apply historical inquiry, critical-thinking, and communication skills to evaluate the influence of selected individuals, groups, and innovations and to present their own conclusions.
Philosophy: Questions and Theories, HZT4UX, Grade 12
This course addresses three (or more) of the main areas of philosophy: metaphysics, logic, epistemology, ethics, social and political philosophy, and aesthetics. Students will learn critical-thinking skills, the main ideas expressed by philosophers from a variety of the world’s traditions, how to develop and explain their own philosophical ideas, and how to apply those ideas to contemporary social issues and personal experiences. The course will also help students become stronger logical thinkers and refine skills used in researching and investigating topics in philosophy.