Course Title: English, Grade 9, Academic
Course Code: ENG1D
Grade: 9
Course Type: Academic
Credit Value: 1
Prerequisite: None
Department: English

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.

Course Outline
  • ENG1D Unit1 Overview
  • Accessibility to ENG1D Unit1 Assignment
  • U1L1 a Review of a Book or Film(Part 1)(W1.1)
  • U1L2 a Review of a Book or Film (Part 2)(W1.1)
  • U1L3 Complete a K-W-L Chart(W1.2)
  • U1L4 Create a Research Plan and Track Progress(W1.3)
  • U1L5 Use a Point-Form Outline(W1.4)
  • U1L6 Visualize or Perform the Steps in a Procedure(W1.5)
  • U1L7 a Poem Inspired by a Descriptive Passage in a Short Story(Part 1)(W2.1)
  • U1L8 a Poem Inspired by a Descriptive Passage in a Short Story(Part 2)(W2.1)
  • U1L9 Compare two Newspaper Articles on the Same Topic(R1.1)
  • U1L10 List Questions for a Book Club Discussion(R1.2)
  • U1L11 Select Details from a Story (Part 1)(R1.3)
  • U1L12 Select Details from a Story (Part 2)(R1.3)
  • U1L13 Make Inferences (R1.4)
  • U1L14 Purpose of the Rhythm and Sounds in a Poem (Part 1) (C1.1)
  • U1L15 Purpose of the Rhythm and Sounds in a Poem (Part 2) (C1.1)
  • U1L16 Ask Questions to Show Interest about a Poem (C1.2)
  • U1L17 Prepare for the Oral Reading of a Play (C1.3)
  • U1L18 Listen to a Traditional Aboriginal Story and Create a Story Web (C1.4)
  • U1L19 Compare Written Responses (C1.5)
  • U1L20 Purpose and Audience(M1.1)
  • U1L21 Interpreting Messages(Part 1)(M1.2)
  • U1L22 Interpreting Messages(Part 2)(M1.2)
  • U1L23 The Content, Graphics, Design, and Layout of a Teen Magazine(M1.3)
  • U1L24 Differences in Male and Female Peers’ Reactions to a Music Video(M1.4))
  • Finish and Hand in ENG1D Unit1 Assignment at the end of lesson
  • ENG1D Unit2 Overview
  • Accessibility to ENG1D Unit2 Assignment
  • U2L1 Use Formal Language and a Polite Tone in a Letter (Part 1)(W2.2)
  • U2L2 Use Formal Language and a Polite Tone in a Letter (Part 2)(W2.2)
  • U2L3 Use Peer Slang in a Morning Announcement (Part 1)(W2.3)
  • U2L4 Use Peer Slang in a Morning Announcement (Part 2)(W2.3)
  • U2L5 Use Simple, Complex, and Compound Sentences (W2.4)
  • U2L6 Use Peer Feedback (W2.5)
  • U2L7 Remove Irrelevant or Confusing Details(W2.6)
  • U2L8 Information in a News Article (Part 1)(R1.5)
  • U2L9 Information in a News Article (Part 2)(R1.5)
  • U2L10 Repeated Sounds, Words, or Phrases in a Poem(R1.6)
  • U2L11 Identify the Aspects of a Favourite Poem that Make it appealing(R1.7)
  • U2L12 Compare the Depiction of an Issue in a Young Adult Novel and a Newspaper Report(R1.8)
  • U2L13 Investigate Topics Presented in an Oral Text (Part 1)(C1.6)
  • U2L14 Investigate Topics Presented in an Oral Text (Part 2)(C1.6)
  • U2L15 The Way for Guest Speaker to Use Humour (Part 1)(C1.7)
  • U2L16 The Way for Guest Speaker to Use Humour (Part 2)(C1.7)
  • U2L17 Persuasive Words or Phrases in a Radio Advertisement(C1.8)
  • U2L18 Examine the Use of Charts or Statistics in Presentation(C1.9)
  • U2L19 Identify the Characteristics(M1.5)
  • U2L20 How a Shopping Mall Influences Consumers(M1.6)
  • U2L21 Characteristics of a Billboard Soft-Drink Ad(Part 1)(M1.6)
  • U2L22 Characteristics of a Billboard Soft-Drink Ad(Part 2)(M2.1)
  • U2L23 Camera Angles and Sound Effects in Films(M2.2)
  • U2L24 Unit2 Review
  • Finish and Hand in ENG1D Unit2 Assignment at the end of lesson
  • ENG1D Unit2 Online Test
  • ENG1D Unit3 Overview
  • Accessibility to ENG1D Unit3 Assignment
  • U3L1 Produce Drafts with Appropriate Use of Form and Style, Conventions (Part 1)(W2.7)
  • U3L2 Produce Drafts with Appropriate Use of Form and Style, Conventions (Part 2)(W2.7)
  • U3L3 Use Knowledge of Spelling Rules and Patterns(W3.1)
  • U3L4 Find Alternative Words (Part 1)(W3.2)
  • U3L5 Find Alternative Words (Part 2)(W3.2)
  • U3L6 Use Quotation Marks(W3.3)
  • U3L7 Correct Sentence Errors(W3.4)
  • U3L8 Characteristics of Text Forms and Communication of Meaning(R2.1)
  • U3L9 The Text Layout of a Concrete Poem(R2.2)
  • U3L10 Incongruous Words and Phrases(Part 1)(R2.3)
  • U3L11 Incongruous Words and Phrases (Part 2)(R2.3)
  • U3L12 Slang and Jargon in a Magazine (Part 1)(R3.1)
  • U3L13 Slang and Jargon in a Magazine (Part 2)(R3.1)
  • U3L14 Tell a Story (Part 1)(C2.1)
  • U3L15 Tell a Story (Part 2)(C2.1)
  • U3L16 Speak in Turn(C2.2)
  • U3L17 Organize a Presentation(C2.3)
  • U3L18 Use Literary Language in an Oral Analysis of a Poem(C2.4)
  • U3L19 Use Pauses and Changes of Pace(C2.5)
  • U3L20 Purpose and Audience(M3.1)
  • U3L21 Effectiveness of a Video and a Brochure (Part 1)(M3.2)
  • U3L22 Effectiveness of a Video and a Brochure (Part 2)(M3.2)
  • U3L23 Visuals to Create Interest in Particular Topics (Part 1)(M3.3)
  • U3L24 Visuals to Create Interest in Particular Topics (Part 2)(M3.3)
  • Finish and Hand in ENG1D Unit3 Assignment at the end of lesson
  • ENG1D Unit4 Overview
  • Accessibility to ENG1D Unit4 Assignment
  • U4L1 Develop and Use a Checklist (Part 1)(W3.5)
  • U4L2 Develop and Use a Checklist (Part 2)(W3.5)
  • U4L3 Select Striking Computer Graphics and Fonts(W3.6)
  • U4L4 Produce Pieces of Published Work (Part 1)(W3.7)
  • U4L5 Produce Pieces of Published Work (Part 2)(W3.7)
  • U4L6 Keep a Log of Everything When Begin a Writing Task(W4.1)
  • U4L7 Analyse a Piece of Young Adult Fiction(W4.2)
  • U4L8 Compare the Process for Writing a Poem and a News Report (Part 1)(W4.3)
  • U4L9 Compare the Process for Writing a Poem and a News Report (Part 2)(W4.3)
  • U4L10 Use Understanding of Word Order and Parts of Speech (Part 1)(R3.2)
  • U4L11 Use Understanding of Word Order and Parts of Speech (Part 2)(R3.2)
  • U4L12 Maintain Personal Word Lists of Effective Words or Phrases(R3.3)
  • U4L13 Similarities and Differences of Reading a Poem and a Print Advertisement(R4.1)
  • U4L14 Different Skills in Listening, Speaking, Reading, Viewing, and Representing(R4.2)
  • U4L15 Spatial Awareness and Cultural Sensitivity (Part 1)(C2.6)
  • U4L16 Spatial Awareness and Cultural Sensitivity (Part 2)(C2.6)
  • U4L17 Use Costumes, Props, or Artefacts(C2.7)
  • U4L18 Outline Learning Process when Listening to a Class Lecture(C3.1)
  • U4L19 Analyse a Videotape of a Small-Group Discussion(Part 1)(C3.2)
  • U4L20 Analyse a Videotape of a Small-Group Discussion(Part 2)(C3.2)
  • U4L21 Inform Teens about a Social Issue or Health Topic(M3.4)
  • U4L22 Use Feedback from the Teacher and Peers(M4.1)
  • U4L23 Interpret and Produce Media Texts by Using Different Skills (Part 1)(M4.2)
  • U4L24 Interpret and Produce Media Texts by Using Different Skills (Part 2)(M4.2)
  • Finish and Hand in ENG1D Unit4 Assignment at the end of lesson
  • ENG1D Unit4 Online Test
  • Final Exam
  • Final Project
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