2021 Western Canadian Learning Network.
Resources for use by current WCLN.ca members.
Textbook: none required.

2020 Western Canadian Learning Network
Resources for use by current WCLN.ca members
Textbook: none required

Course Overview

In this course, students will continue to enhance their understanding of the six ways of using language: reading, writing, listening, viewing, representing, and speaking (also called strands). This is accomplished through the study of eight units:

*Writing Conventions
*Short Stories I
*Short Stories II
*Novel Study
*Film Study

Students will continue to appreciate language and literacy, refine comprehension, and further develop personal and critical response to oral, print, and media texts. This course also promotes improvement in the clarity and artistry of communication.

This course requires a novel to study, choose ONE from the list below:

*Alone at Ninety Foot by Katherine Holubitsky
*Cardboard  by Doug TenNapel
*Ender’s Game  by Orson Scott Card
*Homeless Bird  by Gloria Whelan
*Touching Spirit Bear by Ben Mikaelsen