Course Title: English
Course Code: ENG1D
Course Type: Academic
Credit Value: 1.0
Curriculum Policy Document: English, The Ontario Curriculum, Grades 9 and 10, 2007
Course Developer: Kydan Educational Services
Development Date: 2015-2016
Course Description: This course is designed to develop the 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 informational and graphic texts, and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms. An important focus will be on the use of strategies that contribute to effective communication.The course is intended to prepare students for the Grade 10 academic English course, which leads to university or college preparation courses in Grades 11 and 12.