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

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

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

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

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

FINAL TEST

ASSESSMENT

First Assignment 10%
Unit One Assignments 10%
Unit Two Assignments 20%
Unit Three Assignments 10%
Unit Four Assignments 10%
Unit Five Assignments 10%
Midterm and Final Tests 30%

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

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