This course emphasizes the development of literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life. Students will analyse challenging literary texts from various periods, countries, and cultures, as well as a range of informational and graphic texts, and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms. An important focus will be on using language with precision and clarity and incorporating stylistic devices appropriately and effectively. The course is intended to prepare students for the compulsory Grade 12 university or college preparation course.
Course Code: ENG3U
Course Type: University
Prerequisite: English, Grade 10, Applied
Credit Value: 1
Unit 1: Poetry
Students will study poetry and learn to use different literary devices.
Unit 2: Short Stories
Students will read short stories to study the settings of short stories.
Unit 3: Novel Studies
Students will read a novel to analyse themes of the novel.
Unit 4: Play
Students will study a Shakespeare play and learn to analyse characters and its setting