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20th Century World History 12

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With the fall of empires, the rise of nationalism, and the development of technology, conflict...

20th Century World History 12

Social Studies

With the fall of empires, the rise of nationalism, and the development of technology, conflict and crisis characterized the twentieth century world. Topics include the post WWI world with its rise of dictators, civil and global wars, the Middle East and terrorism, and human rights movements. Collaborative forum discussions include current events and their historic and political origins and challenge students to make reasoned judgments. Besides a variety of activities, this course also requires some presentations in the virtual online class and provides project choices per term.

Major Units & Topics

WWI & WWII

Shaping and conflicts in the Middle East

Russian Revolution and Communism

Rise of Fascism

1911-1949

Nuclear Age/Cold War

Human Rights

Terrorism

Assessment

Assignments 20%

Projects 35%

Quizzes/Tests 30%

Forum Participation 15%

Prerequisites

Social Studies 10

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Accounting 12

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ADST

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Accounting 12 builds on the concepts covered in Accounting 11. Students will use templated spreadsheets...

Accounting 12

ADST

Accounting 12 builds on the concepts covered in Accounting 11. Students will use templated spreadsheets (Google Sheets, Excel) to extends learning to include the concepts of inventory, taxation, depreciation and advanced financial statements. This course is ideal for the student wanting to pursue a career in accounting or book keeping or who may operate a small business in the future.

Major Units & Topics

Product Accounting/ Taxes

Different Ledgers and Journals

Working through the entire accounting cycle for merchandising companies

Working through accounting problems & working with vocabulary and theory

Assessment

Homework/In class assignments 60%

Tests 40%

Prerequisites

Accounting 11

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Active Living (PE) 12

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Physical and Health Education

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Blended

Earn credit while working toward a healthier lifestyle! Along with your in-class physical activity, the...

Active Living (PE) 12

Physical and Health Education

Earn credit while working toward a healthier lifestyle! Along with your in-class physical activity, the backbone of PHE12 is the structure and support of weekly logs. The goal is to help you remain accountable to a lifestyle of physical activity. In the meanwhile, you’ll learn from important, complementary lessons on nutrition, emotional health and safe practices while exercising.

Major Units & Topics

Managing Stress, Sports Injuries, Anatomy, Leadership

Assessment

Classroom skill and participation 40%

Weekly Logs 30%

Assignments 30%

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Cloverdale

Tuition

$175

Active Living (PE) 12

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Physical and Health Education

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Students learn to take the initiative of establishing a physically active lifestyle as they realize...

Active Living (PE) 12

Physical and Health Education

Students learn to take the initiative of establishing a physically active lifestyle as they realize how important it is to their overall health and well-being.

Major Units & Topics

Weekly PE Logs, Forum Response, V-Class, Fitness Test, Videos, Quizzes, Written Assignments, Student Self-Assessments (Still working on this class)

Assessment

Weekly activities = 55%

Videos = 15%

Written Assignments = 15%

Participation = 5%

Student Self-Assessments = 10%

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Anatomy and Physiology 12 (Biology)

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Science

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The topics covered in Anatomy and Physiology (Biology 12) are of interest to anyone looking...

Anatomy and Physiology 12 (Biology)

Science

The topics covered in Anatomy and Physiology (Biology 12) are of interest to anyone looking to learn in more depth about how the human body works. In this class you will study how the cell functions and what it needs to remain healthy, gene expression through protein synthesis, as well as study the functioning of the human body by looking at the major organ systems as they relate to homeostasis.

Major Units & Topics

Cell structure, genetics, metabolism and body systems.

Assessment

Tests 50%

Assignments 50%

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Anatomy and Physiology 12 (Biology)

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Science

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Blended

This course comprises of a combination of at home study, with in class learning, exploration,...

Anatomy and Physiology 12 (Biology)

Science

This course comprises of a combination of at home study, with in class learning, exploration, labs, case studies, as well as group projects. The content of cellular and human biology will be explored. The method is of active learning and participation, with problem solving and continuing to develop communication techniques with peers. Students will develop an appreciation for labs as well as the uniqueness and complexity of their own body.

Major Units & Topics

Biochemistry (basic chemistry) & homeostasis

Molecules

Cell structure & function

Metabolism & enzymes

DNA structure & synthesis

The human body (organization, digestive system, circulatory system, respiratory system, nervous system, urinary system, reproductive system)

Learning based labs

Assessment

Tests/Quizzes 35%

Assignments 35%

Labs 30%

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Cloverdale

Tuition

$175

AP Calculus (AB)

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Math

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AP Calculus prepares students for university courses. If this course is taken, along with the...

AP Calculus (AB)

Math

AP Calculus prepares students for university courses. If this course is taken, along with the AP Exam, university credit can be given for first year calculus. Both differentiation and integration are covered. Online videos help to explain topics covered in the course. This is an excellent course for students interested in science, mathematics or engineering.

Please note that enrolment applications to AP courses are only accepted until September 30th.

Major Units & Topics

Limits

Differentiation

Graph Behaviour

Applications of Differentiation

Integration

History of Calculus

Transcendentals

Differential Equations and Applications of Integration

Assessment

40% quizzes

60% tests

Prerequisites

Pre-Calculus 12

Time Commitment

200-240 hours

Credits Earned

4

AP Psychology

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Other

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This course introduces students to the systematic and scientific study of the behaviour and mental...

AP Psychology

Other

This course introduces students to the systematic and scientific study of the behaviour and mental processes of humans and animals and explores psychological facts, principles, and phenomena within major subfields as well as examines ethics and research methods used by psychologists. Learning about the field of psychology through readings, discussions, lectures, and hands-on activities enable students to write a successful AP exam which provides them with college credit if they score a 4 or 5 on the exam.

Please note that enrolment applications to AP courses are only accepted until September 30th.

Major Units & Topics

Unit 1: History and Approaches    

Unit 2: Research Methods

Unit 3: Biological Bases of Behavior

Unit 4: Sensation and Perception     

Unit 5: States of Consciousness

Unit 6: Learning

Unit 7: Cognition and Memory

Unit 8: Developmental Psychology

Unit 9: Personality

Unit 10: Intelligence  

Unit 11: Motivation and Emotions

Unit 12: Abnormal Psychology

Unit 13: Treatment/Therapy

Unit 14: Social Psychology

Assessment

Reading assignments, activities, labs 20%

Participation (v-classes and forums) 10%

Projects/Presentations (brain, learning theories, emotions) 20%

Quizzes/Unit Tests (cumulative) 50%

Prerequisites

none

Time Commitment

200-240 hours

Credits Earned

4

Applied Skills (Woodwork) 12

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ADST

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Online

Applied Skills is a project-based course where you can get guidance and support as you...

Applied Skills (Woodwork) 12

ADST

Applied Skills is a project-based course where you can get guidance and support as you work. By the end of the course, you will have learned the essentials of workplace safety and have completed three projects you can be proud of.

Major Units & Topics

Project-based learning

Assessment

Proposal/Planning 30%

Weekly Logs 20%

Presentation 50%

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Art Studio 12

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Arts Education

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Online

This course will explore 3D art forms in depth while continuing to build students’ drawing...

Art Studio 12

Arts Education

This course will explore 3D art forms in depth while continuing to build students’ drawing and painting skills. Students will complete projects using a variety of media forms including sculpting and printmaking. Students will view well-known works of art, engage in art criticism, visit online art galleries, participate in online forums, and create an online portfolio.

Level: Intermediate to Advanced

Major Units & Topics

Contemporary Art forms

Relief printing

Balance in Art

Impressionism & Post-Impressionism Art forms

Assessment

20% Sketches

10% Discussions & Forums

50% Projects

10% Online e-Portfolio

10% Critiques

Prerequisites

Visual Arts 12 is designed for students who have completed a Visual Arts 10 course, or who have prior experience with materials, processes, and techniques for drawing and painting.

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Art Studio 12

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Arts Education

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Blended

In Blended Art Studio 12 students will explore both 2D and 3D art forms. The...

Art Studio 12

Arts Education

In Blended Art Studio 12 students will explore both 2D and 3D art forms. The course is designed to assist with learning the skills required to successfully complete projects aligned with your interests. Work with a variety of media, such as pencil, charcoal, conte, pastel, ink, acrylic paint, and 3D materials, while learning about the visual elements and principles of design. Build an online portfolio, view work completed by other students, and participate in critiques.

Level: Basic to Advanced

Major Units & Topics

Contemporary Art forms

Elements of Art

Drawing

Assessment

Projects = 40%

Sketchbook Assignments = 20%

Critiques & Presentations = 20%

Online Portfolio = 10%

Class Participation (Forums, Discussions, Behavior, Overall) = 10%

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Cloverdale

Tuition

$175

Automotive Technology 12

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ADST

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Online

Aimed at young drivers-to-be, this course explains the fundamentals of auto mechanics, describes the 250...

Automotive Technology 12

ADST

Aimed at young drivers-to-be, this course explains the fundamentals of auto mechanics, describes the 250 most important car parts and how they work, teaches the basics of servicing, maintaining, and repairing the typical automobile.

Major Units & Topics

Shop Safety

Exhaust & Emissions

Electrical Systems

Cooling Systems

Brakes

Assessment

Theory 60%

Practical 40%

Prerequisites

Automotive Technology 11

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Calculus 12

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Math

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Online

Calculus 12 prepares students for university courses, however this course does not give credit for...

Calculus 12

Math

Calculus 12 prepares students for university courses, however this course does not give credit for first year calculus. Both differentiation and integration are covered. Online videos help to explain topics covered in the course. This is an excellent course for students interested in science, mathematics or engineering.

Major Units & Topics

Limits

Differentiation

Graph behaviour

Applications of differentiation

Integration

History of calculus

Differential equations

Assessment

40% quizzes

60% tests

Prerequisites

Pre-Calculus 12

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Career Life Connections 12

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Career Education

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Online

Students learn how to effectively manage their life journey toward preferred future possibilities, developing the...

Career Life Connections 12

Career Education

Students learn how to effectively manage their life journey toward preferred future possibilities, developing
the confidence, knowledge, and competencies necessary to succeed in an ever-changing world.

Major Units & Topics

"Career-life development includes ongoing cycles of exploring, planning, reflecting, adapting, and deciding. Career-life decisions influence and are influenced by internal and external factors, including local and global trends. Engaging in networks and reciprocal relationships can guide and broaden career-life awareness and options. A sense of purpose and career-life balance support well-being. Lifelong learning and active citizenship foster career-life opportunities for people and communities."

Assessment
Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Chemistry 12

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Science

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Online

This course is designed for students who intend to pursue physical science or engineering in...

Chemistry 12

Science

This course is designed for students who intend to pursue physical science or engineering in university. Chemistry 12 is a physical chemistry course concentrating on quantitative and qualitative analysis of chemical equilibria. Reaction mechanisms, solubility products, acids and bases, oxidation and reduction reactions, and electrochemistry are all addressed in this curriculum. Although different in content, this material builds on the concepts covered in Chemistry 11. In addition, a thorough understanding of algebra will be required in this course because of its significant mathematical component.

Major Units & Topics

Reaction Kinetics

Chemical Equilibrium

Solubility Equilibrium

Acid and Bases

Oxidation and Reduction Reactions

Assessment

Assignments: 20%

Labs: 20%

Quizzes: 10%

Tests: 45%

Weekly Summary 5%

Prerequisites

Chemistry 11

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Chemistry 12

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Science

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Blended

This course is designed for students who intend to pursue physical science or engineering in...

Chemistry 12

Science

This course is designed for students who intend to pursue physical science or engineering in university. Chemistry 12 is a physical chemistry course concentrating on quantitative and qualitative analysis of chemical equilibria. Reaction mechanisms, solubility products, acids and bases, oxidation and reduction reactions, and electrochemistry are all addressed in this curriculum. Although different in content, this material builds on the concepts covered in Chemistry 11. In addition, a thorough understanding of algebra will be required in this course because of its significant mathematical component.

Major Units & Topics

Reaction Kinetics

Chemical Equilibrium

Solubility Equilibrium

Acid and Bases

Oxidation and Reduction Reactions

Assessment
Prerequisites

Chemistry 11

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Cloverdale

Tuition

$175

Choral Music 12

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Arts Education

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Online

The Choral Music 12 program offers students the opportunity to pursue their personal musical goals...

Choral Music 12

Arts Education

The Choral Music 12 program offers students the opportunity to pursue their personal musical goals while receiving high school credit for their work. Students enroll in private or group music lessons and submit highlights and demonstrations of their learning. Assignments and forums encourage a broad spectrum of musical disciplines including music analysis, history and creative assignments.

Major Units & Topics

Musicianship

Music in Self & community

Music Vocabulary

Music History

Music Analysis

Assessment

Weekly Participation & Communication - 30%

Instructor Evaluation - 25%

Assignments - 25%

Term Recordings - 10%

Forums - 10%

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Comparative Cultures 12

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Social Studies

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Online

Explore some past and present civilizations across the continents through their values, beliefs, societies, and...

Comparative Cultures 12

Social Studies

Explore some past and present civilizations across the continents through their values, beliefs, societies, and arts. Cultures share similarities and differences. And civilizations rise and fall. Cultures interact and exchange ideas. By studying these elements of culture and cultural expression, students will apply historical thinking as well as problem solving skills to some big questions. Through a variety of activities and choices, students will be challenged to make connections with the past and the present.

Major Units & Topics

Prologue to Cultures

Middle Eastern Culture

Western Culture

Eastern Culture

Latin Culture

African Culture

Assessment

Assignments/Projects - 50%

Quizzes/Tests - 35%

Collaborative Forums - 15%

Prerequisites

Social Studies 10

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Comparative World Religions 12

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Social Studies

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Online

Comparative World Religions 12 focuses on providing students with the opportunity to explore their worldview...

Comparative World Religions 12

Social Studies

Comparative World Religions 12 focuses on providing students with the opportunity to explore their worldview and personal beliefs while focusing on church history, monotheistic religions, and a personal project exploring the relationship between contemporary culture and religion. Students gain awareness about the holistic nature of learning and explore the spiritual dimension of their identity.

Major Units & Topics

The Church of the Martyrs

From Persecuted Sect to State Religion

Monotheism

The Reformation & Beyond

Religion in the 20th Century

Assessment

40% Projects

40% Written Assignments

20% Participation/Collaboration

Prerequisites

Social Studies 10

Time Commitment

100-120 hours

Location

Online

Core French 12

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Second Languages

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Online

In this course, students will learn concepts and vocabulary related to business and industry, reason...

Core French 12

Second Languages

In this course, students will learn concepts and vocabulary related to business and industry, reason and imagination, emergency situations and family and community. Students spend about 60% of their time in Rosetta Stone, our “textbook”, working on grammar lessons, practicing those lessons by reading and recording stories, playing games and engaging in live tutoring sessions with native speakers. The rest of the course is comprised of teacher-created written, grammar and speaking assignments along with monthly virtual classes with the class to practice speaking skills.

Major Units & Topics

Business & industry

Reason & Imagination

Emergency situations & family & community

Assessment

Rosetta Stone progress reports 60%

Quizzes, grammar tutorials, virtual classes and major assignments 40%

Prerequisites

French 11

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Dance Choreography 12

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Arts Education

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Online

The Dance Choreography 12 course offers students both the exploration of the choreographic process and...

Dance Choreography 12

Arts Education

The Dance Choreography 12 course offers students both the exploration of the choreographic process and the basic tools used in choreography. Students will learn through improvisations, assignments, forum discussions, and the completion of a piece that will be presented at the end of each term. Journals will also play an important role in the learning process for reflection of the creative process of choreography.

Major Units & Topics

Elements of Dance

Choreographing your own Dance

Dance Vocabulary

Dance Analysis

Assessment

Weekly Participation & Communication - 30%

Instructor Evaluation - 25%

Assignments - 25%

Term Recordings - 10%

Forums - 10%

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Dance Technique and Performance 12

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Arts Education

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Online

The Dance Technique and Performance 12 course will teach students basic dance technique and performance...

Dance Technique and Performance 12

Arts Education

The Dance Technique and Performance 12 course will teach students basic dance technique and performance qualities developed from the elements of movement. Through a progressive approach, students can expect to improve in strength, flexibility, stamina, balance, and coordination; in addition to building confidence and building trust with one another. Students are expected to participate in dance classes, reflect and report on a weekly basis and submit term recordings demonstration personal progress.

Major Units & Topics

Elements of Dance

Dance Safety

Dance Vocabulary

Skills & Attitude

Dance Analysis

Performance

Assessment

Weekly Participation & Communication - 30%

Instructor Evaluation - 25%

Assignments - 25%

Term Recordings - 10%

Forums - 10%

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Drama 12

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Arts Education

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Online

Drama 12 is intended as an overview to dramatic and theatrical arts. Students are introduced...

Drama 12

Arts Education

Drama 12 is intended as an overview to dramatic and theatrical arts. Students are introduced to basic theatrical, stage and film terminology; the origins of Western Theatre; basic elements and principles of theatrical performance and technologies; and the process of constructive critique. This course is designed to develop an appreciation for and understanding of the theater. Participation in performance outside of the classroom environment is mandatory, and students are required to attend at least one live theatrical presentation.

Major Units & Topics

Value of Drama

Vocabulary

Show Reflection

Play Analysis

Assessment

Weekly Participation & Communication - 30%

Instructor Evaluation - 25%

Assignments - 25%

Term Recordings - 10%

Forums - 10%

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Drama 12

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Arts Education

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Blended

Students will use the creative process to suspend their disbelief and create compelling dramatic performances....

Drama 12

Arts Education

Students will use the creative process to suspend their disbelief and create compelling dramatic performances. Infusing the use of improvisational and group activities, students will enhance their skills in vocal and physical performance to create dynamic characters, reflecting on and assessing their personal processes. Students will create, write, and perform in small groups, applying theatrical techniques. Students will gain an understanding of appropriate stage terminology and process. Students will experience the life of a play from auditions to the curtain call, through the performance of a class production, performed at the TLA One Act Play Drama Festival in June

Major Units & Topics

Movements & Vocal Characterizations

Theatre Company Personnel

Scene Creation & Advanced Storytelling

Social & Cultural Issues Playbuilding

Production Auditions, Rehearsals & Performance

Self-Reflection & Evaluations

Assessment

Assignments = 15%

Presentations = 25%

Final Scene Performances = 25%

Active Participation = 30%

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Cloverdale

Tuition

$175

English Studies 12

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English Language Arts

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Online

In English Language Arts 12 we hold a high academic standard for written English and...

English Studies 12

English Language Arts

In English Language Arts 12 we hold a high academic standard for written English and encourage students to think critically about what they read and view. Students will delve into the study of media, short stories, poetry, modern drama, Shakespeare and effective essay writing as they prepare to write their English 12 provincial exam.

Major Units & Topics

Media studies

Shakespeare

Essay Writing

Dramas

Podcasts

Classic Novel Study

Provincial Exam Preparation

Assessment

Assignments - 60%

Module Quizzes - 10%

Participation 10%

Exams - 20%

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Food Studies 12

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ADST

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Online

Cooking or baking, if the culinary arts are your passion then this is the class...

Food Studies 12

ADST

Cooking or baking, if the culinary arts are your passion then this is the class for you. Learn a lifelong skill. Parent assessment in marking labs is required, and photos of lab work must also be submitted.

Major Units & Topics

Food & kitchen safety and kitchen supplies

Meal planning (3 course meal)

Kitchen design & layout

Comfort food & sauces

Additives & unhealthy eating; eating behavious

Food justice & food waste

First nation food facts

Desserts

Assessment

Assignments, quizzes, forums, video = 30%

Labs = 70%

Prerequisites

Food Studies 10 or 11 if they only have minimal experience

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Foundations of Math 12

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Math

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Online

This course focuses on problem solving and analysis, trying, where possible, to set the mathematics...

Foundations of Math 12

Math

This course focuses on problem solving and analysis, trying, where possible, to set the mathematics within a real world context. Students will typically take this to fulfill their Math 11 graduation requirement and as a terminal math course. Critical thinking in a mathematical setting is the primary goal of the course.

Major Units & Topics

Analyzing puzzles and games that involve numerical and logical reasoning

Using problem-solving strategies

Compound interest in financial decision making

Collecting primary or secondary data (statistical or informational)

Assessment

Notes & Practice Questions - 15%

Assignments- 25%

Tests - 60%

Prerequisites

Foundations of Math 11

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Geology 12

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Science

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Online

Using the online textbook “Physical Geology” by Steven Earle, students will tackle big ideas related...

Geology 12

Science
Using the online textbook “Physical Geology” by Steven Earle, students will tackle big ideas related to Minerals, rocks, and earth materials; Earth’s geological and biological history; plate tectonic theory; the form, arrangement, and structure of rocks; and weathering and erosion processes.
NOTE: There will be an optional trip that students taking the class can attend. This will be a trip in late May that will travel to Yellowstone, the Alberta Badlands and the Canadian Rockies. This extra trip will provide the student with 2 units of a board-approved Geology Lab Class.
Major Units & Topics

Introduction to Geology

Minerals

Rock types

Volcanism

Weathering

Geological time

Plate tectonics

Earth's interior

Glaciation

Climate change

History of western Canada's Geology

Assessment

50% Tests and quizzes

40% Assignments

10% Participation

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

German 12

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Second Languages

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Online

This course uses the newest version of Rosetta Stone called TOTALe as its textbook. It...

German 12

Second Languages

This course uses the newest version of Rosetta Stone called TOTALe as its textbook. It includes grammar, vocabulary, reading, writing, speaking and pronunciation exercises. Practice activities and live tutoring sessions with German native speakers reinforce the learning. Additionally, the teacher supplements the program with speaking and writing assignments, exposure to German culture, and regular class meetings to provide students with practical application and grammar help.

Major Units & Topics

Business & industry

Reason & Imagination

Emergency situations & family & community

Assessment

Rosetta Stone progress reports 60%

Quizzes, grammar tutorials, virtual classes and major assignments 40%

Prerequisites

German 11

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Humanities 12

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English Language Arts
Social Studies

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Blended

Humanities 12 weaves literature, language, biographical memoirs, history and current events into a single, exciting...

Humanities 12

English Language Arts
Social Studies

Humanities 12 weaves literature, language, biographical memoirs, history and current events into a single, exciting learning experience which fulfills the competencies for both English Studies 12 and 20th Century World History 12. The Humanities 12 program is a fast-paced, project-based learning environment involving high-level thinking, weekly peer collaboration, and intense debate. This is a senior level course designed for students who want to understand and discuss world events and issues. Students should be prepared to strive for excellence, complete consistent homework demands, and communicate consistently and openly both online and in class. Commitment and dedication are key for success in this course.

Major Units & Topics

Unit One (Sept): 1919 Europe & Treaty of Versailles, Taming of the Shrew, Shakespeare’s sonnets, scene/sonnet slams

Unit Two (Oct/Nov): 1919-1933 political tension, 20’s culture, The Great Gatsby, newspaper writing

Unit Three (Nov-Jan): 1933-1945 Depression & WWII, Hiroshima, WW2 Board Games

Unit Four (Jan-Mar): 1945-1963 Cold War, the Arab world, South Africa, Civil Rights, World Issues Debate, Langston Hughes poetry, speech analysis, essay writing

Unit Five (Mar-June): 1963-2015 world unrest, Canada in Afghanistan, Letters to My Daughters, personal TEDx Talks

Assessment

Tests/Quizzes ~20%

Homework Assignments & Completion (done on time/each week) ~30%

Projects ~30%

Class Participation (Group work, Behavior, Overall) ~20%

Prerequisites

Explorations in Social Studies 11, Language Arts 11

Time Commitment

200 - 240 hours

Credits Earned

8

Location

Cloverdale

Tuition

$350

Instrumental Music 12

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Arts Education

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Online

The Instrumental Music 12 program offers students the opportunity to pursue their personal musical goals...

Instrumental Music 12

Arts Education

The Instrumental Music 12 program offers students the opportunity to pursue their personal musical goals while receiving high school credit for their work. Students enroll in private or group music lessons and submit highlights and demonstrations of their learning. Assignments and forums encourage a broad spectrum of musical disciplines including music analysis, history and creative assignments.

Major Units & Topics

Musicianship

Music in Self and Community

Music Vocabulary

Music History

Music Analysis

Assessment

Weekly Participation & Communication - 30%

Instructor Evaluation - 25%

Assignments - 25%

Term Recordings - 10%

Forums - 10%

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Law Studies 12

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Social Studies

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Online

As a Canadian citizen, do you know your legal rights and responsibilities? Although laws protect...

Law Studies 12

Social Studies

As a Canadian citizen, do you know your legal rights and responsibilities? Although laws protect society, these legislative acts definitely affect us and change over time. This courses covers four key areas: fundamentals of law, including the court system the constitution, and the history of law; criminal law, including trials and sentencing; civil law, including tort and contract law, and finally family law, including marriage, adoption, children, and wills. And in all areas, how does Canadian legislation concern the First Peoples? Understanding Canada’s legal system allows you to make a difference in society.

Major Units & Topics

Fundamentals of Law

Criminal Law

Civil Law

Family Law

Assessment

Assignments/Projects - 50%

Module Tests - 30%

Collaborative Forums - 20%

Prerequisites

Social Studies 10

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Leadership 12

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Other

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Blended

Do you want to help set the tone for our TLA school community and plan...

Leadership 12

Other

Do you want to help set the tone for our TLA school community and plan school events? Do you want to grow as a person and become a more self-aware and confident leader? Then Leadership (10-12) is for you! This course is an exciting opportunity for students to learn leadership theory and put it into practice in a Blended class context. Students will be given the opportunity to plan school events and serve in their local community while meeting face-to-face weekly with their peers to learn leadership theory such as communication, emotional intelligence, and mentoring.

Major Units & Topics
Assessment

50% Participation (weekly class attendance)

25% Assignments/Forums

25% Projects

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Cloverdale

Tuition

$175

Musical Theatre 12

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Arts Education

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Online

Musical Theatre 12 focuses on developing singing/acting/movement skills in a variety of musical theatre performing...

Musical Theatre 12

Arts Education

Musical Theatre 12 focuses on developing singing/acting/movement skills in a variety of musical theatre performing styles. This class lays the foundation for musical theatre performance through learning to use your own personal voice type to sing different kinds of songs, learning to analyze the lyrics to find out how to communicate the story through vocal and physical expression, and learning to develop the character in order to bring the song to life through singing,acting and dancing. Students will also learn to overcome stage fright, and build their confidence through weekly reflection, forum discussions and other practical assignments. Students are expected to participate in a musical theatre production of their choosing that will coincide with this course.

Major Units & Topics

Musical Theatre Vocabulary

Theatre Ettiquette

Play Analysis

Acting the Song

Choreography

Audition Preparation

Showcase Reflection

Assessment

Weekly Participation & Communication - 30%

Instructor Evaluation - 25%

Assignments - 25%

Term Recordings - 10%

Forums - 10%

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Photography 12

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Arts Education

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Online

In today’s world, photographs are all around us, including in advertisements, on websites, and hung...

Photography 12

Arts Education

In today’s world, photographs are all around us, including in advertisements, on websites, and hung on our walls as art. Many of the images that we see have been created by professional photographers. In this Media Arts course, we will focus our attention on various aspects of professional photography, delving deeper into photography building on prior year’s learning.

Major Units & Topics

Photography as a Career

Photography Critiques

Software

Darkrooms

Stock Photography

Photojournalism

Wedding Photography

Assessment

50% Assignments

20% Quizzes

15% Discussion

15% Exams

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Physical Geography 12

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Social Studies

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Online

Discover how natural processes and human activities impact the landscape, populated regions, and global climate....

Physical Geography 12

Social Studies

Discover how natural processes and human activities impact the landscape, populated regions, and global climate. By understanding connections between the physical and biological environments, students investigate elements of the earth sciences, explore some of the world’s interesting places, and evaluate their responsibility for this place. This course provides a variety of activities and choices, including presentations in the virtual online class.

Major Units & Topics

Earth’s Surface and Tectonic Processes

Gradational Processes

Weather and Climate

Biosphere

Energy

Managing Our Environment

Topographic Mapping

Canada and World Geography

Assessment

50% Assignments (includes projects)

30% Quizzes

20% Participation (forums, v-classes)

Prerequisites

Socials 10

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Physics 12

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Science

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Online

This course is designed for students who intend to pursue physical sciences, astronomy or engineering...

Physics 12

Science

This course is designed for students who intend to pursue physical sciences, astronomy or engineering in university. Physics 12 covers a broad range of classical physics material including kinematics and dynamics in multiple dimensions, circular motion and dynamics, gravity, statics and electromagnetism. This integrated course requires a thorough understanding of Physics 11 and an aptitude for mathematics.

Major Units & Topics

Kinematics

Dynamics

Circular Motion

Electrostatics & Electromagnetism

Assessment

Assignments - 35%

Labs - 25%

Tests - 40%

Prerequisites

Physics 11

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Pre-Calculus 12

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Math

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Online

Pre-Calculus 12 prepares students to solve problems, communicate and reason mathematically, and make connections between...

Pre-Calculus 12

Math

Pre-Calculus 12 prepares students to solve problems, communicate and reason mathematically, and make connections between mathematics and its applications. The virtual lessons in Study Forge give audio and visual information, helping the student become mathematically literate, and learn to appreciate and value mathematics. Pre-Calculus 12 is designed for students headed to college or university where a high level of mathematics is needed. This course will also prepare a student for AP Calculus.

Major Units & Topics

Function transformations

Polynomial & Rational Functions

Function operations

Trigonometric functions

Identities & equations

Exponents and Logarithms

Sequence and Series

Conics

Assessment

15% Assignments

15% Homework

40% Tests

30% Projects

Prerequisites

Pre-Calculus 11

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Pre-Calculus 12

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Math

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Blended

Pre-Calculus 12 prepares students to solve problems, communicate and reason mathematically, and make connections between...

Pre-Calculus 12

Math

Pre-Calculus 12 prepares students to solve problems, communicate and reason mathematically, and make connections between mathematics and its applications. The virtual lessons in Study Forge give audio and visual information, helping the student become mathematically literate, and learn to appreciate and value mathematics. Pre-Calculus 12 is designed for students headed to college or university where a high level of mathematics is needed. This course will also prepare a student for AP Calculus.

Major Units & Topics

vFunction transformations

Polynomial & Rational Functions

Function operations

Trigonometric functions

Identities & equations

Exponents and Logarithms

Sequence & Series

Conics

Assessment

15% Assignments

15% Homework

40% Tests

30% Projects

Prerequisites

Pre-Calculus 11

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Cloverdale

Tuition

$175

Psychology 12

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Other

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Online

This introductory psychology course examines principles, approaches, and perspectives that psychologists use in their studies...

Psychology 12

Other

This introductory psychology course examines principles, approaches, and perspectives that psychologists use in their studies to explain human behavior and mental processes. As students investigate key topics and review some case studies, they gain an understanding of themselves as well as other people. Some of the unit topics include neuroscience, sensation and perception, states of consciousness, learning and motivation, and personality and psychological disorders. And by exploring a topic of personal interest, students broaden their understanding of this discipline, sharpen their own perspective, and develop better critical thinking and research skills.

Major Units & Topics

Intro to Psychology

Psychologists and Research Methods

Neuroscience; Sensation, Perception and Consciousness

Learning, Memory, and Intelligence

Motivation and Emotions

Personality; Psychological Disorders

Therapy and Social Psychology

Assessment

Assignments - 25%

Projects - 25%

Tests/Quizzes - 30%

Collaborative Forums - 10%

Research Project - 10%

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Spanish 12

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Second Languages

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Online

In this course, students will learn concepts and vocabulary related to business and industry, reason...

Spanish 12

Second Languages

In this course, students will learn concepts and vocabulary related to business and industry, reason and imagination, emergency situations and family and community. Students spend about 60% of their time in Rosetta Stone, our “textbook”, working on grammar lessons, practicing those lessons by reading and recording stories, playing games and engaging in live tutoring sessions with native speakers. The rest of the course is comprised of teacher-created written, grammar and speaking assignments along with monthly virtual classes with the class to practice speaking skills.

Major Units & Topics

Business & industry

Reason & Imagination

Emergency situations & family & community

Assessment

Rosetta Stone progress reports 60%

Quizzes, grammar tutorials, virtual classes and major assignments 40%

Prerequisites

Spanish 11

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Textiles 12

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ADST

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Online

If sewing is your thing, then you will love this class. You can create projects...

Textiles 12

ADST

If sewing is your thing, then you will love this class. You can create projects at a more advanced level, working with sewing machines and sergers to create beautiful textile projects. (serger not required) Of course, you must have a sewing machine and equipment.

Major Units & Topics

TBD

Assessment

Major assignment = 35%

Projects = 50%

Minor assignments = 15%

Prerequisites

Textiles 10 if just learning to sew, Textiles 11 if they have some experience. Must have their own sewing machine

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Theatre Production 12

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Arts Education

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Online

In Theatre Production 12, students gain the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to become participants...

Theatre Production 12

Arts Education

In Theatre Production 12, students gain the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to become participants in the theatre process.This course provides opportunities for students to experience the wealth of theatre repertoire representing a variety of styles and forms. Through their involvement, students become aware of and understand the technical and theoretical aspects of theatre, and the production issues specific to these styles. They will focus on the integral role of production elements in a theatre performance. Through participating in theatre productions, students increase their knowledge, gain confidence and develop skills in all phases of theatre processes

Major Units & Topics

Vocabulary

Budgeting a Production

Scene Change!

Show Promotion

Hair/Make-up/Costume Design

Show Reflection

Assessment

Weekly Participation & Communication - 30%

Instructor Evaluation - 25%

Assignments - 25%

Term Recordings - 10%

Forums - 10%

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Tourism 12

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ADST

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Online

With greater disposable income and more opportunities for business travel, people are traversing the globe...

Tourism 12

ADST

With greater disposable income and more opportunities for business travel, people are traversing the globe in growing numbers. As a result, hospitality and tourism is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. This course will introduce students to the hospitality and tourism industry, including hotel and restaurant management, cruise ships, spas, resorts, theme parks, and other areas. Student will learn about key hospitality issues, the development and management of tourist locations, event planning, marketing, and environmental issues related to leisure and travel. The course also examines some current and future trends in the field.

Major Units & Topics

Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism

Careers in the Hospitality and Tourism Field

Hotels

Restaurants and Food Service

Travel Planning

Event Planning and Conventions/Exhibitions

Theme Parks and Recreation

Cruise Ships and Resorts

Assessment
Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Urban Studies 12

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Social Studies

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Online

More than half of the world’s population lives in urban areas with that statistic rising annually. And...

Urban Studies 12

Social Studies

More than half of the world’s population lives in urban areas with that statistic rising annually. And although cities generate innovative ideas and often improve standards of living, they also create much poverty. Why did certain cities develop? As this course examines general urbanization trends and urban planning models as well as cities in the past and present, students will plan a sustainable city for the future and investigate a living artifact, a city in their neighborhood. This course offers a variety of activities and personal choices.

Major Units & Topics

Overview of Urbanization

Past Cities

Present Cities

Urban Planning

Future Cities

A Living Artifact

Assessment

Assignments 20%

Projects 40%

Quizzes/Tests 30%

Forums 10%

Prerequisites

Socials 10

Time Commitment

100-120 hours total

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Work Experience 12

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Other

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Online

The primary goal of work experience is to help students prepare for the transition from...

Work Experience 12

Other

The primary goal of work experience is to help students prepare for the transition from secondary school to the world of work. Through work experience, students have the opportunity to observe and practice generic employability skills required in the workplace, as well as technical and applied skills relating to specific occupations or industries. Other goals include helping students to:

  • connect what they learn in the classroom with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed in the workplace
  • gain the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed to be successful in the world of work
  • develop job readiness skills for specific occupations and careers
  • understand the similarities and differences in behaviour standards between the workplace and school
Major Units & Topics

Workplace health and safety

Secure and maintain work

Workplace application

Education and career planning

Assessment

10% - Initial Paperwork (Agreement Form, WCB Coverage Assignment, Training Plan, Work Safety Assignment, Resume, Career Goals)

25% - Evaluation Forms (Self and Employer Evaluations)

15% - Journals (Complete and Detailed)

50% - Work Experience Hours (Minimum of 90 hours and proof of hours worked is provided)

Prerequisites

Career Education 10

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4