Extended French

FEF 1D4 - Extended French, Grade 9, Academic
This course emphasizes the expansion of students’ oral communication, reading, and writing
skills through the study of themes that reflect their interests. Students will apply their knowledge
of French in discussions, debates, dramatizations, and oral presentations. Students will
read and write in a variety of genres (e.g., poems, articles, brochures) and study at least one
short novel intended for a French-speaking audience.
Prerequisite: Extended French, Grade 8.

FEF 2D4 - Extended French, Grade 10, Academic
This course emphasizes the continued development and refinement of students’ oral communication,
reading, and writing skills as they explore a variety of themes. Students will expand
their knowledge and appreciation of francophone culture through the study and interpretation
of novels, poems, and plays intended for a French-speaking audience.
Prerequisite: Extended French, Grade 9.

FEF 3U4 - Extended French, Grade 11, University Preparation
This course focuses on developing French-language skills through the study of Canadian
francophone authors. Students will analyse a range of works and produce written assignments
in a variety of genres, including the formal essay. The use of correct grammar and appropriate
language conventions in both spoken and written French will be emphasized throughout
the course.
Prerequisite: Extended French, Grade 10, Academic

FEF 4U4 - Extended French, Grade 12, University Preparation
This course emphasizes the refinement of French-language skills through the study of
Canadian and international francophone literature. Students will interpret literary works,
produce written assignments in a variety of genres, and conduct research on a major topic
for a written and oral presentation. The use of correct grammar and appropriate language
conventions in both spoken and written French will be emphasized throughout the course.
Prerequisite: Extended French, Grade 11, University Preparation

 

Études canadiennes et mondiales / Canadian and World Studies
Courses with an asterix (*) are compulsory in order to remain in the Extended French Programme. The others are optional.

CGC 1D4 * Principles de géographie du Canada / Geography of Canada, Grade 9, Academic
This course draws on a variety of frameworks, such as the ecozone framework, and principles of physical, human, and economic geography, to explore Canada’s distinct and evolving character. Students will investigate the interconnections among the landforms, climate, soils, plants, animals, and human activities in Canadian ecozones to develop geographic knowledge and skills that contribute to an understanding of Canada’s diversity and its role in the world.

CHC 2D4 * Histoire du Canada depuis la Première Guerre Mondiale / Canadian History Since World War I, Grade 10, Academic
This course explores Canadian participation in global events and traces our development as a country through changes in population, economy, and technology. Students will analyze the elements that constitute Canadian identity, learn the stories of both individuals and communities, and study the evolution of political and social structures. Students will learn about differing interpretations of the past, and will come to understand the importance in historical studies of chronology and cause-and effect relationships. They will also learn to develop and support a thesis, conduct research and analysis, and effectively communicate the results of their inquiries.

CHV 2O4 * Éducation à la citoyenneté / Civics (0.5 Credit), Grade 10, Open
This course explores what it means to be an informed, a participating citizen in a democratic society. Students will learn about the elements of democracy and the meaning of democratic citizenship on local, national, and global contexts. In addition, students will learn about social change, examine decision-making processes in Canada, explore their own and others’ beliefs and perspectives on civics questions, and learn how to think and act critically and creatively about public issues.

CHW 3M4 Histoire mondiale jusqu’au XVIIe siècle / World History to the Sixteenth Century, Grade 11, University/College Preparation
This course investigates the history of humanity from earliest times to the sixteenth century. Students will analyze diverse societies from around the world, with particular regard to the political, cultural, and economic structures and historical forces that form the foundation of the modern world. They will examine the influence of selected individuals and groups, as well as of particular innovations, and will develop skills of historical inquiry, organization, analysis and communication.
Prerequisite: Canadian History in the Twentieth Century, Grade 10, Academic.

CGW 4U4 Le Canada et le monde: une analyse géographique / Canadian and World Issues: A Geographic Analysis, Grade 12, University Preparation
This course draws on geographical concepts, skills, methods, and technologies to analyze significant issues facing Canadians as Citizens of an interdependent world. Students will examine the challenges of creating a sustainable and equitable future through the study of a range of topics, including economic interdependence; geopolitical conflict; regional disparities in the ability to meet basic human needs; and protection of the planet’s life-support systems.
Prerequisite: Any University or University/College Preparation course in Canadian and World Studies, English, or Social Sciences and Humanities.


Formation au cheminement de carrière / Career Education
This course is compulsory in order to remain in the Extended French Programme.

GLC 204 Explorations des choix de carrières / Career Studies, (0.5 Credit), Grade 10, Open
This course teaches students how to develop and achieve personal goals in education and work and contribute to their communities. Student learning will include assessing their own knowledge, skills, and characteristics and investigating economic trends, workplace organization, work opportunities, and ways to search for work. The course explores post-secondary learning options, prepares students for community-based learning, and helps them build the capabilities needed for managing work and life transitions. Students will design action plans for pursuing their goals.

 

Éducation artistique / The Arts
All these courses are optional.

ADA 2O4 Art dramatique / Dramatic Arts, Grade 10, Open
This course requires students to actively explore dramatic forms and techniques, using their own ideas and concerns as well as sources selected from a wide range of authors, genres, and cultures. Student learning will include identifying and using the principles of space, time, voice, and movement in creating, sustaining, and communicating authentic roles within a drama. Students will assume responsibility for decisions made in the creation and presentation of the drama, and will analyze and reflect on the experience. For specific focus options please see below.

ADA 3M4 Art Dramatique / Dramatic Arts, Grade 11, University/College Preparation
This course requires students to put together and perform dramatic presentations that deal with a variety of issues from the past and present. Students will analyze, interpret, and perform works of drama from various cultures, including Western plays from around 1900. Students will also do research on different acting styles and conventions for their presentations, create original works, and analyze the functions of playwright, director, actor, technician, and audience.
Prerequisite: Dramatic Arts, Grade 10, Open

ADA 4M4 Art Dramatique / Dramatic Arts, 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: Dramatic Arts, Grade 11 University/College Preparation