Course Title: English, Grade 10, Academic (ENG2D)
Course Code: ENG2D
Grade: 10
Course Type: Academic
Credit Value: 1
Prerequisite: English, Grade 9, Academic or Applied
Department: English

Course Description

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.

Course Outline
  • ENG2D Unit1 Overview
  • Accessibility to ENG2D Unit1 Assignment
  • U1L1 Topic, Purpose, and Audience (Part 1)(W1.1)
  • U1L2 Topic, Purpose, and Audience (Part 2)(W1.1)
  • U1L3 Potential Writing Tasks(W1.2)
  • U1L4 Support Ideas for Writing(W1.3)
  • U1L5 Main Ideas and Supporting Details for Writing Tasks(W1.4)
  • U1L6 The Ideas and Information Gathered(W1.5)
  • U1L7 Write for Purposes and Audiences(Part 1)(W2.1)
  • U1L8 Write for Purposes and Audiences(Part 2)(W2.1)
  • U1L9 Read Short, Contemporary, Student- and Teacher-Selected Texts(R1.1)
  • U1L10 Reading Comprehension Strategies(R1.2)
  • U1L11 Important Ideas and Supporting Details(Part 1)(R1.3)
  • U1L12 Important Ideas and Supporting Details(Part 2)(R1.3)
  • U1L13 Make and Explain Inferences(R1.4)
  • U1L14 Purpose of Listening Tasks (Part 1)(C1.1)
  • U1L15 Purpose of Listening Tasks (Part 2)(C1.1)
  • U1L16 Active Listening Strategies(C1.2)
  • U1L17 Listening Comprehension Strategies(C1.3)
  • U1L18 Important Information and Ideas(C1.4)
  • U1L19 Interpretations(C1.5)
  • U1L20 Simple and Complex Media Texts(M1.1)
  • U1L21 Interpret Media Texts,Identify and Explain Messages(Part 1)(M1.2)
  • U1L22 Interpret Media Texts,Identify and Explain Messages(Part 2)(M1.2)
  • U1L23 Information, Ideas, Issues, and Opinions(M1.3)
  • U1L24 Audience Responses(M1.4)
  • Finish and Hand in ENG2D Unit1 Assignment at the end of lesson
  • ENG2D Unit2 Overview
  • Accessibility to ENG2D Unit2 Assignment
  • U2L1 Establish an Identifiable Voice (Part 1)(W2.2)
  • U2L2 Establish an Identifiable Voice (Part 2)(W2.2)
  • U2L3 Make Writing Clear and Vivid (Part 1)(W2.3)
  • U2L4 Make Writing Clear and Vivid (Part 2)(W2.3)
  • U2L5 Write Sentences(W2.4)
  • U2L6 Beliefs, Values, and Experiences in Writing(W2.5)
  • U2L7 Revise Drafts(W2.6)
  • U2L8 Extend Understanding of Texts(Part 1)(R1.5)
  • U2L9 Extend Understanding of Texts(Part 2)(R1.5)
  • U2L10 Analyse Texts(R1.6)
  • U2L11 Evaluate the Effectiveness of Texts(R1.7)
  • U2L12 Perspectives and/or Biases Evident in Texts and Comment(R1.8)
  • U2L13 Extend Understanding of Oral Texts(Part 1)(C1.6)
  • U2L14 Extend Understanding of Oral Texts(Part 2)(C1.6)
  • U2L15 Analyse Texts(Part 1)(C1.7)
  • U2L16 Analyse Texts(Part 2)(C1.7)
  • U2L17 Perspectives and/or Biases Evident in Oral Texts and Comment(C1.8)
  • U2L18 Presentation Strategies(C1.9)
  • U2L19 Perspectives and/or Biases Evident in Media Texts and Comment(M1.5)
  • U2L20 Production, Marketing, and Distribution Factors(M1.6)
  • U2L21 General Characteristics of Media Forms(Part 1)(M2.1)
  • U2L22 General Characteristics of Media Forms(Part 2)(M2.1)
  • U2L23 Conventions and Techniques(M2.2)
  • U2L24 Unit Review
  • Finish and Hand in ENG2D Unit2 Assignment at the end of lesson
  • ENG2D Unit2 Online Test
  • ENG2D Unit3 Overview
  • Accessibility to ENG2D Unit3 Assignment
  • U3L1 Produce Revised Drafts(Part 1)(W2.7)
  • U3L2 Produce Revised Drafts(Part 2)(W2.7)
  • U3L3 Spell Familiar and New Words(W3.1)
  • U3L4 Build Vocabulary for Writing(Part 1)(W3.2)
  • U3L5 Build Vocabulary for Writing(Part 2)(W3.2)
  • U3L6 Punctuation(W3.3)
  • U3L7 Grammar(W3.4)
  • U3L8 Characteristics of Informational, literary, and Graphic Text Forms(R2.1)
  • U3L9 Text Features(R2.2)
  • U3L10 Elements of Style in Texts(Part 1)(R2.3)
  • U3L11 Elements of Style in Texts(Part 2)(R2.3)
  • U3L12 Understand Most Words (Part 1)(R3.1)
  • U3L13 Understand Most Words (Part 2)(R3.1)
  • U3L14 Communicate Orally for Different Purposes (Part 1)(C2.1)
  • U3L15 Communicate Orally for Different Purposes (Part 2)(C2.1)
  • U3L16 Interpersonal Speaking Strategies(C2.2)
  • U3L17 Communicate in a Clear, Coherent Manner(C2.3)
  • U3L18 Use Appropriate Words, Phrases,Terminology and Devices(C2.4)
  • U3L19 Vocal Strategies(C2.5)
  • U3L20 Topic, Purpose, and Audience for Media Texts(M3.1)
  • U3L21 Select a Media Form(Part 1)(M3.2)
  • U3L22 Select a Media Form(Part 2)(M3.2)
  • U3L23 Conventions and Techniques(Part 1)(M3.3)
  • U3L24 Conventions and Techniques(Part 2)(M3.3)
  • Finish and Hand in ENG2D Unit3 Assignment at the end of lesson
  • ENG2D Unit4 Overview
  • Accessibility to ENG2D Unit4 Assignment
  • U4L1 Proofread and Correct Writing(Part 1)(W3.5)
  • U4L2 Proofread and Correct Writing(Part 2)(W3.5)
  • U4L3 Use Presentation Features(W3.6)
  • U4L4 Produce Published Work (Part 1)(W3.7)
  • U4L5 Produce Published Work (Part 2)(W3.7)
  • U4L6 The Most Helpful Strategies and Specific Steps about Writing(W4.1)
  • U4L7 Different Skills in Listening, Speaking, Reading, Viewing, and Representing(W4.2)
  • U4L8 Examples of Writing(Part 1)(W4.3)
  • U4L9 Examples of Writing(Part 2)(W4.3)
  • U4L10 Decoding Strategies (Part 1)(R3.2)
  • U4L11 Decoding Strategies (Part 2)(R3.2)
  • U4L12 Expand Vocabulary(R3.3)
  • U4L13 The Most Helpful Strategies and Specific Steps about Reading(R4.1)
  • U4L14 Different Skills in Listening, Speaking, Reading, Viewing, and Representing(R4.2)
  • U4L15 Use Non-Verbal Cues(Part 1)(C2.6)
  • U4L16 Use Non-Verbal Cues(Part 2)(C2.6)
  • U4L17 Use Audio-Visual Aids(C2.7)
  • U4L18 The Most Helpful Strategies and Specific Steps about Oral(C3.1)
  • U4L19 Different Skills in Listening, Speaking, Reading, Viewing, and Representing(Part 1)(C3.2)
  • U4L20 Different Skills in Listening, Speaking, Reading, Viewing, and Representing(Part 2)(C3.2)
  • U4L21 Produce Media Texts(M3.4)
  • U4L22 The Most Helpful Strategies and Specific Steps about Media(M4.1)
  • U4L23 Different Skills in Listening, Speaking, Reading, Viewing, and Representing(Part 1)(M4.2)
  • U4L24 Different Skills in Listening, Speaking, Reading, Viewing, and Representing(Part 2)(M4.2)
  • Finish and Hand in ENG2D Unit4 Assignment at the end of lesson
  • ENG2D Unit4 Online Test
  • Final Project
  • Final Exam
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