English Studies 12

Ministry code: ENST 12


It is recommended that students complete English 11 prior to enrolling in this course.

View the complete Learning Standards for this course here: English Studies 12

English Studies 12 at Navigate seeks to help students develop the literacy skills necessary to succeed in the modern world. The course will delve into a variety of forms of literature including short stories, novels, plays and poetry. As they work through the course material, students will be asked to demonstrate their literacy skills through a number of methods including creative writing, indigenous peoples studies, literary analysis, oratory presentations, inquiry learning, and visual creations.

MODULE 1

Unit 1: Paragraphs

  • Lesson 1: Components and Structure of a Paragraph
  • Lesson 2: Types of Paragraphs

Unit 2: Writing Essays

  • Lesson 1: The Expository Essay
  • Lesson 2: Reading as an Aid to Writing

Assignments:
Types of Paragraphs Assignment
Draft and Revised Expository Essay

MODULE 2

Unit 1: Story Building Blocks

  • Lesson 1: Setting
  • Lesson 2 – Character
  • Lesson 3 – Plot

Unit 2: Creating Stories

  • Lesson 1: Point of View
  • Lesson 2: Theme
  • Lesson 3: Symbols

Assignments:
Journals – Setting, Character, Conflict
Creative Writing – Point of View
Journals – Theme & Symbol
Send in Assignment
Literary Analysis Essay Draft

MIDTERM TEST

MODULE 3

Unit 1: Plot and Character

  • Lesson 1: Plot Archetypes
  • Lesson 2: Archetypal Characters

Unit 2: Indigenous Novel Study (Part A)

  • Lesson 1: Plot and Character
  • Lesson 2: Setting

Unit 3: Indigenous Novel Study (Part B)

  • Lesson 1: Symbol and Motif
  • Lesson 2: Theme

Assignments:
Plot Types
Character Sketch
Plot and Character Graphic Organizer
Setting Novel Quotations
Symbol or Motif Paragraphs
Identifying Theme in a Novel
Essay Response

MODULE 4

Unit 1: Poetry

  • Lesson 1: Poetry – What’s the Point?
  • Lesson 2: Getting Comfortable with Poetry
  • Lesson 3: Imagery in Poetry
  • Lesson 4: Poetic Devices
  • Lesson 5: Poetic Form
  • Lesson 6: Tone in Poetry
  • Lesson 7: Theme in Poetry

Assignments:
Poetry Assignment

MODULE 5

Unit 1: Inquiry

  • Lesson 1: The Essential Question
  • Lesson 2: Investigate
  • Lesson 3: Citing Sources
  • Lesson 4: Double Entry Journals
  • Lesson 5: Creating a Podcast
  • Lesson 6: Reflection Paper

Assignments:
Activating Prior Knowledge
Double Entry Journals
Creating a Podcast
Reflection Paper

FINAL TEST

ASSESSMENT

  • First Assignment 8%
  • Unit One Assignments 12%
  • Unit Two Assignments 15%
  • Unit Three Assignments 22%
  • Unit Four Assignments 12%
  • Unit Five Assignments 13%
  • Midterm and Final Tests 18%

Required Resources:  a computer with internet access and headphones/speakers.

BC Performance Standards