English (ENG1P) Course Outline

Course Name English
Course Code ENG1P
Course Subject English
Grade Level Grade 9
Course Type Applied
Credit Value 1.0 credit
Prerequisite Courses  None

Course Description

This course is designed to develop the key oral communication, reading, writing, and media literacy skills students need for success in secondary school and daily life. Students will read, interpret, and create a variety of informational, literary, and graphic texts. An important focus will be on identifying and using appropriate strategies and processes to improve students’ comprehension of texts and to help them communicate clearly and effectively. The course is intended to prepare students for the Grade 10 applied English course, which leads to college or workplace preparation courses in Grades 11 and 12.