Grade 12 Arts Courses

ADA4M1/ADA4M4/ADA4M5: Dramatic Arts / Art Dramatique, Grade 12, University/College Preparation
This course requires students to experiment with forms and conventions in dramatic literature, and to create script, and present original and adapted works. Students will do research on dramatic forms, conventions, themes, and theories of acting and directing from different historical periods, and apply their knowledge of these in interpreting dramatic literature, including Canadian works and works from various cultures in the late twentieth century. Students will also examine the significance of dramatic arts in various cultures.
Prerequisite: For prerequisite and recommended preparation please see ADA3M.

AMG4M1: Guitar Music, Grade 12 University/College Preparation
This course develops guitar techniques and the rudiments of music. Students learn to read music, to play chords, and to develop techniques that can be used in playing classical and popular music.
Prerequisite: For prerequisite and recommended preparation please see AMI2O, AMI3M or AMI4M.

AMI4M1: Instrumental Music – Band, Grade 12 University/College Preparation
Students will focus their work on the various aspects of musical performance through the study of a woodwind, brass or percussion instrument in a band setting.
Prerequisite: For prerequisite and recommended preparation please see AMI2O, or AMI3M.

AMM4M1: Music and Computers, Grade 12 University/College Preparation
This course is designed for students who wish to explore music through computer, MIDI, and synthesizer technology. Students have the hands-on experience of using computers for creative exploration, composition, and performance.
Prerequisite: For prerequisite and recommended preparation please see AMI2O, AMI3M or AMI4M.

AVI4M1: Visual Arts, Grade 12, University/College Preparation
This course focuses on the refinement of students’ skills and knowledge in visual arts. Students will analyse art forms; use theories of art in analysing and producing art; and increase their understanding of stylistic changes in modern and contemporary Western art, Canadian (including Native Canadian) art, and art forms from various parts of the world. Students will produce a body of work demonstrating a personal approach.
Prerequisite: For prerequisite and recommended preparation please see AVI3M.

 


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