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Grade 9 Courses for 2020-2021 Sessions

Course Code: ENG1D Course Title: English Type: Academic 
Credit Value: 1 Pre-requisite: None
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.
Course Fee:
*Asynchronous Learning – $449
**Synchronous Learning (Live) – $749
Course Code: ENG1P Course Title: English Type: Applied 
Credit Value: 1 Pre-requisite: None
This course is designed to develop the key oral communication, reading, writing, and media literacy skills students need for success in secondary school and daily life. Students will read, interpret, and create a variety of informational, literary, and graphic texts. An important focus will be on identifying and using appropriate strategies and processes to improve students’ comprehension of texts and to help them communicate clearly and effectively. The course is intended to prepare students for the Grade 10 applied English course, which leads to college or workplace preparation courses in Grades 11 and 12.
  Course Fee:
*Asynchronous Learning – $449
**Synchronous Learning (Live) – $749
Course Code: MPM1D Course Title: Principles of Mathematics Type: Academic
Credit Value: 1 Pre-requisite: None
This course enables students to develop an understanding of mathematical concepts related to algebra, analytic geometry, and measurement and geometry through investigation, the effective use of technology, and abstract reasoning. Students will investigate relationships, which they will then generalize as equations of lines, and will determine the connections between different representations of a linear relation. They will also explore relationships that emerge from the measurement of three-dimensional figures and two-dimensional shapes. Students will reason mathematically and communicate their thinking as they solve multi-step problems.
Course Fee:
*Asynchronous Learning – $449
**Synchronous Learning (Live) – $749
Course Code: MFM1P Course Title: Foundations of Mathematics Type: Applied 
Credit Value: 1 Pre-requisite: None
This course enables students to develop an understanding of mathematical concepts related to introductory algebra, proportional reasoning, and measurement and geometry through investigation, the effective use of technology, and hands-on activities. Students will investigate real-life examples to develop various representations of linear relations, and will determine the connections between the representations. They will also explore certain relationships that emerge from the measurement of three-dimensional figures and two-dimensional shapes. Students will consolidate their mathematical skills as they solve problems and communicate their thinking.
  Course Fee:
*Asynchronous Learning – $449
**Synchronous Learning (Live) – $749
Course Code: SNC1D Course Title: Science Type: Academic
Credit Value: 1 Pre-requisite: None
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.
Course Fee:
*Asynchronous Learning – $449
**Synchronous Learning (Live) – $749
Course Code: SNC1P Course Title: Science Type: Applied 
Credit Value: 1 Pre-requisite: None
This course enables students to develop their understanding of basic concepts in biology, chemistry, earth and space science, and physics, and to apply their knowledge of science to everyday situations. They are also given opportunities to develop practical skills related to scientific investigation. Students will plan and conduct investigations into practical problems and issues related to the impact of human activity on ecosystems; the structure and properties of elements and compounds; space exploration and the components of the universe; and static and current electricity.
  Course Fee:
*Asynchronous Learning – $449
**Synchronous Learning (Live) – $749
Course Code: AVI1O Course Title: Visual Arts Type: Open 
Credit Value: 1 Pre-requisite: None
This course is exploratory in nature, offering an overview of visual arts as a foundation for further study. Students will become familiar with the elements and principles of design and the expressive qualities of various materials by using a range of media, processes, techniques, and styles. Students will use the creative and critical analysis processes and will interpret art within a personal, contemporary, and historical context.
  Course Fee:
*Asynchronous Learning – $449
**Synchronous Learning (Live) – $749
Course Code: BBI1O Course Title: Introduction to Business Type: Open 
Credit Value: 1 Pre-requisite: None
This course introduces students to the world of business. Students will develop an understanding of the functions of business, including accounting, marketing, information and communication technology, human resources, and production, and of the importance of ethics and social responsibility. This course builds a foundation for further studies in business and helps students develop the business knowledge and skills they will need in their everyday lives.
  Course Fee:
*Asynchronous Learning – $449
**Synchronous Learning (Live) – $749
Course Code: CGC1D Course Title: Issues in Canadian Geography Type: Academic 
Credit Value: 1 Pre-requisite: None
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.
  Course Fee:
*Asynchronous Learning – $449
**Synchronous Learning (Live) – $749
Course Code: FSF1O Course Title: Core French Type: Open 
Credit Value: 1 Pre-requisite: None
This is an introductory course for students who have little or no knowledge of French or who have not accumulated the minimum of 600 hours of elementary Core French instruction. Students will begin to understand and speak French in guided and structured interactive settings, and will develop fundamental skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing through discussing issues and situations that are relevant to their daily lives. Throughout the course, students will develop their awareness of diverse French-speaking communities in Canada and acquire an understanding and appreciation of these communities. They will also develop a variety of skills necessary for lifelong language learning.
  Course Fee:
*Asynchronous Learning – $449
**Synchronous Learning (Live) – $749
Course Code: FSF1D Course Title: Core French Type: Academic 
Credit Value: 1 Pre-requisite: Minimum of 600 hours of French instruction, or equivalent
This course provides opportunities for students to communicate and interact in French with increasing independence, with a focus on familiar topics related to their daily lives. Students will develop their skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing by using language learning strategies introduced in the elementary Core French program, and will apply creative and critical thinking skills in various ways. They will also enhance their understanding and appreciation of diverse French-speaking communities, and will develop skills necessary for lifelong language learning.
  Course Fee:
*Asynchronous Learning – $449
**Synchronous Learning (Live) – $749
Course Code: PPL1O Course Title: Healthy Active Living Education Type: Open 
Credit Value: 1 Pre-requisite: None
This course equips students with the knowledge and skills they need to make healthy choices now and lead healthy, active lives in the future. Through participation in a wide range of physical activities, students develop knowledge and skills related to movement competence and personal fitness that provide a foundation for active living. Students also acquire an understanding of the factors and skills that contribute to healthy development and learn how their own well-being is affected by, and affects, the world around them. Students build their sense of self, learn to interact positively with others, and develop their ability to think critically and creatively.
  Course Fee:
*Asynchronous Learning – $449
**Synchronous Learning (Live) – $749

* In asynchronous learning there will not be any live or in person class. The lesson materials and assessments will be available online for the students. ** In synchronous learning there will be live classes and the students will have to attend the classes.