Course Title: The Writer’s Craft, Grade 12
Course Code: EWC 4C
Course Type: College
Credit Value: 1.0
Prerequisite: English, Grade 11, College or University
Tuition Fee (CAD): $639
This course is for students with a special interest in literature and literary criticism. The course may focus on themes, genres, time periods, or countries. Students will analyse a range of forms and stylistic elements of literary texts and respond personally, critically, and creatively to them. They will also assess critical interpretations, write analytical essays, and complete an independent study project.
Overall Curriculum Expectations
By the end of the course, students will gain proficiency in the following areas:
Research and Inquiry Skills
- Exploring: explore topics related to the analysis of social change, and formulate questions to guide their research;
- Investigating: create research plans, and locate and select information relevant to their chosen topics, using appropriate social science research and inquiry methods;
- Processing Information: assess, record, analyse, and synthesize information gathered through research and inquiry;
- Communicating and reflecting: communicate the results of their research and inquiry clearly and effectively, and reflect on and evaluate their research, inquiry, and communication skills.
- Foundations for the Study of Social Change: demonstrate an understanding of the major theories, perspectives, and methodologies related to social change;
- Causes and Effects of Social Change: demonstrate an understanding of the causes and effects of social change;
- Technological Change: demonstrate an understanding of patterns and effects of technological change from a social science perspective.
Social Patterns and Trends
- Demographics: demonstrate an understanding of the importance of demographics as a tool for studying social patterns and trends, both nationally and globally;
- Forces That Shape Social Trends: demonstrate an understanding of how forces influence and shape social patterns and trends;
- Social Deviance: demonstrate an understanding of social science theories about social deviance, and of how various responses to deviance affect individuals and society.
Global Social Challenges
- Global Inequalities: demonstrate an understanding of how various social structures and conditions support or limit global inequalities;
- Globalization: assess the impact of globalization on individuals and groups;
- Exploitation: analyse the impact of unfair or unjust exploitation of people or resources, locally and globally.
|Unit 1: Social Change||33 hours|
|Unit 2: Social Patterns and Trends||33 hours|
|Unit 3: Global Social Change||34 hours|
|Unit 4: Culminating Unit||10 hours|
|Total Hours||110 hours|