Welcome to ENG4U!
This course emphasizes literacy, communication, writing skills, as well as critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life. Students will analyze a variety of informational, graphic, media, and literary works, and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms for practical and academic purposes. An important focus will be on using language with precision and clarity and developing greater control in writing. The course is intended to prepare students for university.
Class texts will include Arthur Miller's The Crucible and Richard Wagamese's Indian Horse.
- Teacher: Tamara Kowalski
In this course, you will be given the essential learning tools to succeed as critical thinkers, writers and presenters. You will have the opportunity to understand and engage in critical theory, especially in the scope of post-colonial concepts. These issues are covered in a novel, drama, short stories, and on media platforms. It is essential in this course to have the ability to utilize academic language for active discussions and arguments through seminar presentations and papers. Additionally, you will be required to reflect on your performance and learning needs as we progress through each unit.
- Teacher: Miranda Siklenka