Issues In Canadian Geography

Intro to Unlearning Semi-Structured Inquiry Model 

In this introduction to the unlearning model, students will be challenged to think about school in a whole new way.  They will slowly embark on their own unlearning journey through structured inquiry.  Students will be challenged to learn the course curriculum by finding issues that they care about, researching them, using social media, reaching out into the community to make others aware, creating solutions and implementing them.  This model will prepare students to move onto the Open Passion Project Model if they so choose to.

CGC1D – Issues in Canadian Geography Grade 9 

Course of Study

This course examines interrelationships within and between Canada’s natural and human systems and how these systems interconnect with those in other parts of the world. Students will explore environmental, economic, and social geographic issues relating to topics such as transportation options, energy choices, and urban development. Students will apply the concepts of geographic thinking and the geographic inquiry process, including spatial technologies, to investigate various geographic issues and to develop possible approaches for making Canada a more sustainable place in which to live. 

Prerequisite: None

Credit Value:  1.0

Curriculum

Introduction (25 hours)
Inquiry # 1 (25 hours)
Inquiry # 2 (25 hours)
Inquiry # 3 (25 hours)
Summative Period: (15 hours)

Term Work 70%

  • Research
  • Inquiries
  • Social Media
  • Reflections
  • Podcast

Summative 30%

  • Personal Reflection
  • Curriculum connections
  • Community Outreach

Grade 9 Issues in Canadian Geography
$699

English

Intro to Unlearning Semi-Structured Inquiry Model 

In this introduction to the unlearning model, students will be challenged to think about school in a whole new way.  They will slowly embark on their own unlearning journey through structured inquiry.  Students will be challenged to learn the course curriculum by finding issues that they care about, researching them, using social media, reaching out into the community to make others aware, creating solutions and implementing them.  This model will prepare students to move onto the Open Passion Project Model if they so choose to.

ENG1D / P – English Grade 9
Course of Study

This course is designed to develop the oral communication, reading, writing, and media literacy skills that students need for success in their secondary school academic programs and in their daily lives. Students will analyse literary texts from contemporary and historical periods, interpret informational and graphic texts, and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms. An important focus will be on the use of strategies that contribute to effective communication. The course is intended to prepare students for the Grade 10 academic English course, which leads to university or college preparation courses in Grades 11 and 12.

Prerequisite: None
Credit Value: 1.0

Curriculum Link

Introduction (25 hours)
Inquiry # 1 (25 hours)
Inquiry # 2 (25 hours)
Inquiry # 3 (25 hours)
Summative Period: (15 hours)

Term Work 70%

  • Research
  • Inquiries
  • Social Media
  • Reflections
  • Podcast

Summative 30%

  • Personal Reflection
  • Curriculum connections
  • Community Outreach

Grade 9 English
$699

Business

Intro to Unlearning Semi-Structured Inquiry Model 

In this introduction to the unlearning model, students will be challenged to think about school in a whole new way.  They will slowly embark on their own unlearning journey through structured inquiry.  Students will be challenged to learn the course curriculum by finding issues that they care about, researching them, using social media, reaching out into the community to make others aware, creating solutions and implementing them.  This model will prepare students to move onto the Open Passion Project Model if they so choose to.

BBI10 – Business Grade 9
Course of Study

The Introduction to Business course is the foundational course for the business studies program. This course introduces students to each of the major areas of business: business operation, accounting, marketing, information and communication technology, human resources, produc- tion, management, international business, finance, and entrepreneurship.This introductory course aims to ensure that all students acquire a general understanding of the role and nature of business, as they begin to develop management skills related to financial decision making and ethical business practice.The course will provide a strong foundation both for students who wish to pursue business studies in greater depth and for students who wish to master the business-related knowledge and skills required for everyday life.

Prerequisite: None
Credit Value: 1.0

Curriculum Link

Introduction (25 hours)
Inquiry # 1 (25 hours)
Inquiry # 2 (25 hours)
Inquiry # 3 (25 hours)
Summative Period: (15 hours)

Term Work 70%

  • Research
  • Inquiries
  • Social Media
  • Reflections
  • Podcast

Summative 30%

  • Personal Reflection
  • Curriculum connections
  • Community Outreach

Grade 9 Business
$699

Science

Intro to Unlearning Semi-Structured Inquiry Model 

In this introduction to the unlearning model, students will be challenged to think about school in a whole new way.  They will slowly embark on their own unlearning journey through structured inquiry.  Students will be challenged to learn the course curriculum by finding issues that they care about, researching them, using social media, reaching out into the community to make others aware, creating solutions and implementing them.  This model will prepare students to move onto the Open Passion Project Model if they so choose to.

SNC1D –  Science Grade 9
Course of Study

This course enables students to develop their understanding of basic concepts in biology, chemistry, earth and space science, and physics, and to relate science to technology, society, and the environment. Throughout the course, students will develop their skills in the processes of scientific investigation. Students will acquire an understanding of scientific theories and conduct investigations related to sustainable ecosystems; atomic and molecular structures and the properties of elements and compounds; the study of the universe and its properties and components; and the principles of electricity. 

Prerequisite: None
Credit Value: 1.0

Curriculum Link

Introduction (25 hours)
Inquiry # 1 (25 hours)
Inquiry # 2 (25 hours)
Inquiry # 3 (25 hours)
Summative Period: (15 hours)

Term Work 70%

  • Research
  • Inquiries
  • Social Media
  • Reflections
  • Podcast

Summative 30%

  • Personal Reflection
  • Curriculum connections
  • Community Outreach

Grade 9 Science
$699

Math

Intro to Unlearning Semi-Structured Inquiry Model 

In this introduction to the unlearning model, students will be challenged to think about school in a whole new way.  They will slowly embark on their own unlearning journey through structured inquiry.  Students will be challenged to learn the course curriculum by finding issues that they care about, researching them, using social media, reaching out into the community to make others aware, creating solutions and implementing them.  This model will prepare students to move onto the Open Passion Project Model if they so choose to.

MTH1W – Mathematics, Grade 9
Course of Study

This course enables students to consolidate, and continue to develop, an understanding of mathematical concepts related to number sense and operations, algebra, measurement, geometry, data, probability, and financial literacy. Students will use mathematical processes, mathematical modelling, and coding to make sense of the mathematics they are learning and to apply their understanding to culturally responsive and relevant real-world situations. Students will continue to enhance their mathematical reasoning skills, including proportional reasoning, spatial reasoning, and algebraic reasoning, as they solve problems and communicate their thinking.

Prerequisite: None
Credit Value: 1.0

Curriculum Link

Introduction (25 hours)
Inquiry # 1 (25 hours)
Inquiry # 2 (25 hours)
Inquiry # 3 (25 hours)
Summative Period: (15 hours)

Term Work 70%

  • Research
  • Inquiries
  • Social Media
  • Reflections
  • Podcast

Summative 30%

  • Personal Reflection
  • Curriculum connections
  • Community Outreach

Grade 9 Math
$699

Exploring Communications Technology

Intro to Unlearning Semi-Structured Inquiry Model 

In this introduction to the unlearning model, students will be challenged to think about school in a whole new way.  They will slowly embark on their own unlearning journey through structured inquiry.  Students will be challenged to learn the course curriculum by finding issues that they care about, researching them, using social media, reaching out into the community to make others aware, creating solutions and implementing them.  This model will prepare students to move onto the Open Passion Project Model if they so choose to.

TGJ1O – Exploring Communications Technology, Grade 9
Course of Study

This course enables students to further explore and develop technological knowledge and skills introduced in the elementary science and technology program. Students will be given the opportunity to design and create products and/or provide services related to the various technological areas or industries, working with a variety of tools, equipment, and software commonly used in industry. Students will develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues, and will begin to explore secondary and postsecondary education and training pathways leading to careers in technology-related fields.

This exploratory course introduces students to concepts and skills in communications technology, which encompasses television/video and movie production, radio and audio production, print and graphic communications, photography, and interactive new media and animation. Students will develop an awareness of related environmental and societal issues, and will begin to explore secondary and post-secondary pathways leading to careers in the field.

Prerequisite: None
Credit Value: 1.0

Curriculum Link

Introduction (25 hours)
Inquiry # 1 (25 hours)
Inquiry # 2 (25 hours)
Inquiry # 3 (25 hours)
Summative Period: (15 hours)

Term Work 70%

  • Research
  • Inquiries
  • Social Media
  • Reflections
  • Podcast

Summative 30%

  • Personal Reflection
  • Curriculum connections
  • Community Outreach

Grade 9 Exploring Communications Technology
$699

Food & Nutrition

Intro to Unlearning Semi-Structured Inquiry Model 

In this introduction to the unlearning model, students will be challenged to think about school in a whole new way.  They will slowly embark on their own unlearning journey through structured inquiry.  Students will be challenged to learn the course curriculum by finding issues that they care about, researching them, using social media, reaching out into the community to make others aware, creating solutions and implementing them.  This model will prepare students to move onto the Open Passion Project Model if they so choose to.

HFN1O – Food and Nutrition, Grade 9
Course of Study

This course focuses on guidelines for making nutritious food choices. Students will investigate factors that influence food choices, including beliefs, attitudes, current trends, traditional eating patterns, food marketing strategies, and individual needs. Students will also explore the environmental impact of a variety of food choices at local and global levels. The course provides students with opportunities to develop food-preparation skills and introduces them to the use of social science research methods in the area of food and nutrition.

Prerequisite: None
Credit Value: 1.0

Curriculum Link

Introduction (25 hours)
Inquiry # 1 (25 hours)
Inquiry # 2 (25 hours)
Inquiry # 3 (25 hours)
Summative Period: (15 hours)

Term Work 70%

  • Research
  • Inquiries
  • Social Media
  • Reflections
  • Podcast

Summative 30%

  • Personal Reflection
  • Curriculum connections
  • Community Outreach

Grade 9 Food & Nutrition
$699

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