Course Title: English
Course Code: ENG2D
Course Type: Academic
Credit Value: 1.0
Prerequisite: English, Grade 9, Academic or Applied
Curriculum Policy Document: English, The Ontario Curriculum, Grades 9 and 10, 2007 (Revised)
Course Developer: EduOnline
This course is designed to extend the range of oral communication, reading, writing, and media literacy skills that students need for success in their secondary school academic programs and in their daily lives. Students will analyse literary texts from contemporary and historical periods, interpret and evaluate informational and graphic texts, and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms. An important focus will be on the selective use of strategies that contribute to effective communication. This course is intended to prepare students for the compulsory Grade 11 university or college preparation course.