REFERENCE MATERIALS

Distance Learning

Credit Recovery/Credit Continuation – English Language Arts


English Language Arts 10F

Class # 1941 ELA 10F M1: Getting to Know You

In this sequence, you’ll learn all about yourself. You’ll learn about yourself in the role of a student, discovering your most effective learning style and also finding out about the various types of intelligences that you have. You’ll consider your strengths and weaknesses in English language arts and set some goals, including an action plan that outlines how you will achieve these goals. This sequence will also give you the opportunity to consider aspects of your personality, which make you the individual that you are!

Assignment
Assignment 1.1 The Personal Letter

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Class # 1942 ELA 10F M2: Getting to Know Others

In the first sequence, you learned all about yourself. You also considered aspects of your personality that make you a unique individual. In this sequence you will be getting to know others. Some of those you meet may have had similar experiences to the ones you have encountered. All those you meet will have interesting ideas for you to consider. How will you get to know these characters? It will be through the short stories and poems that you will be reading and the visuals you will be viewing.

Assignment
Assignment 2.1 Coat of Arms and Mandala

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Class # 1943 ELA 10F M3: The Conflicts in Our Lives

In this sequence, we are going to consider various conflicts in our lives. By exploring and responding to a variety of texts, you will again have the opportunity to assess the behaviour and responses of others to what you might have chosen to do.

Assignment
Assignment 3.1 Editorial

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Class # 1944 ELA 10F M4: From Blogs to Zines

In this sequence, you will be using many of the skills you’ve been focusing on as you present a topic you are interested in. Your presentation will be in the form of a blog or a zine.

Assignment
Assignment 4.1 The Blog or Zine

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Class # 1945 ELA 10F M5: Longer Works of Fiction or Non-fiction

You have become quite familiar with short stories and short pieces of nonfiction earlier in this course. You may recall that many of the characters (both fictitious and real) changed and learned as a result of the conflict and stress in their lives. Now you will be reading, analyzing, and responding to a longer work, either a novel or a work of non-fiction, where characters also confront challenges.

Assignment
Assignment 5.1 Fiction or Non-fiction Response Journal
Assignment 5.2 Essay

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Class # 1946 ELA 10F M6: Heroes in the Real and Imaginary Worlds

You have become quite familiar with short stories and short pieces of nonfiction earlier in this course. You may recall that many of the characters (both fictitious and real) changed and learned as a result of the conflict and stress in their lives. Now you will be reading, analyzing, and responding to a longer work, either a novel or a work of non-fiction, where characters also confront challenges.

Assignment
Assignment 6.1 Picture Book and Recording

  – For Manitoba Teachers/Schools Only

Class # 1947 ELA 10F M7: Media Literacy

In Sequence 7, you will examine your understanding of different forms of media, the messages they convey, and the ways they try to influence your thinking and behaviour.

Assignment
Assignment 7.1 Presentation on Being a Responsible Consumer

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Class # 1948 ELA 10F M8: The Showcase Portfolio

In the final sequence of this course, you will have an opportunity to assemble a Showcase Portfolio (Assignment 8.1) of your coursework. The purpose of this portfolio is to present to your audience—in this case your tutor/marker— what you believe to be your “best” endeavours as a way to reflect upon and celebrate your progress and accomplishments in this course.

Assignment
Assignment 8.1 Showcase Portfolio

  – For Manitoba Teachers/Schools Only

English Language Arts 20F

Class # 1933 ELA 20F M1: Starting with Yourself as a Learner

In this sequence, you explore some aspects of your previous learning experiences. You explore how people learn and discover your most effective learning styles. You also determine your skills and strengths as a language arts learner and consider areas for future development.

Assignment
Assignment 1.1 Letter

  – For Manitoba Teachers/Schools Only

Class # 1934 ELA 20F M2: Introducing Yourself to Others

In this sequence, you read and analyze biographical and autobiographical writing and visuals. You learn and practise a variety of before-, during-, and after-reading/viewing/ listening strategies.

Assignment
Assignment 2.1 Autobiographical Presentation

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Class # 1935 ELA 20F M3: Significant People in Your Life

In this sequence, you read fiction and non-fiction texts that focus on parent-child relationships.

Assignment
Assignment 3.1 Response to “Rules of the Game”
Assignment 3.2 Parents’ Promise Poster

  – For Manitoba Teachers/Schools Only

Class # 1936 ELA 20F M4: Finding Your Place in the World (Lit. Focus)

When drafting, there are a variety of different approaches that you may wish to take. You are going to use your Story Outline or Story Frame as a guide to build the skeleton of your story, but remember that at this point nothing is final and changes as you write are possible. Be sure, however, to keep the essential nature of your story by maintaining the conflicts and the crisis/ climax point.

Assignment
Assignment 4.1 Short Story (Process and Product)

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Class # 1937 ELA 20F M5: The Many Forces That Influence People: Novel Study

In this sequence you select a novel that you will read, analyze, respond to, and discuss. You will complete a Response Journal as you read. You will prepare for and conduct a telephone conversation with your tutor/marker.

Assignment
Assignment 5.1 Response Journal
Assignment 5.2 Telephone Conversation

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Class # 1938 ELA 20F M6: How Friends & Peers Affect Us (Trans.Focus)

In this sequence, you read non-fiction articles and excerpts, and some poems about the influence of friends and peers. You analyze essays for specific elements and techniques, and follow the writing process to create an essay about the influence of peers.

Assignment
Assignment 6.1 Essay

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Class # 1939 ELA 20F M7: Changemakers of Today: People Who Influence Our World

In this sequence you conduct an inquiry on a specific person, a changemaker. You will gather information using various sources. You will use this information to create an original form for the presentation of your person.

Assignment
Assignment 7.1 Changemaker Presentation

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Class # 1940 ELA 20F M8: The Showcase Portfolio

In this sequence, you gather previous work, and select materials to analyze and reflect upon your learning. You determine areas which need improvement and examine your goals as set out in your letter from Sequence 1. You assess your development of specific skills, set new goals, and prepare a portfolio of materials as a final product that “showcases” your learning.

Assignment
Assignment 8.1 Showcase Portfolio

  – For Manitoba Teachers/Schools Only

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Transactional Focus English 30S

Class # 1957 ELA Trans. Focus 30S M1: Getting Acquainted

The purpose of this sequence is to experiment with different writing forms and to introduce yourself as a writer to your tutor/marker. It is also a chance to show your interests, opinions, and personality.

Assignment
Assignment 1.1 My Finished Zine

  – For Manitoba Teachers/Schools Only

Class # 1958 ELA Trans. Focus 30S M2: Media and Advertising

In Sequence 2, you will explore the world of advertising. You will learn about different marketing techniques and learn to analyze visual and language elements featured in advertisements.

Assignment
Assignment 2.1 Advertisement Analysis and Voicing My Opinion (Comment Letter or Online Blog Entry)

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Class # 1959 ELA Trans. Focus 30S M3: From Fiction-Fact: Self-Directed Inquiry

Sometimes reading a novel gives us more questions than answers. The idea behind this sequence is that you take a topic from the novel you choose that is intriguing to you and you explore the issue through an inquiry process.

Assignment
Assignment 3.1 Novel Responses
Assignment 3.2 Visual Presentation
Assignment 3.3 Discussion with My Tutor/Marker

  – For Manitoba Teachers/Schools Only

Class # 1960 ELA Trans. Focus 30S M4: Online Communication

You will examine how messages are produced, consumed, and distributed in digital spaces through various channels of online communications. You will apply your critical thinking and observation skills to examine some benefits and challenges of online communication.

Assignment
Assignment 4.1 From My Perspective
Assignment 4.2 Research Project: What’s the Problem?

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Class # 1961 ELA Trans. Focus 30S M5: Messages in the Workplace

You will examine how messages are produced, consumed, and distributed in digital spaces through various channels of online communications. You will apply your critical thinking and observation skills to examine some benefits and challenges of online communication.

Assignment
Assignment 5.1 Formal Speech
Assignment 5.2 Workplace Message

  – For Manitoba Teachers/Schools Only

Class # 1962 ELA Trans. Focus 30S M6: The Showcase Portfolio

In this final sequence there are three lessons. These lessons will walk you through the stages of creating a portfolio.

Assignment
Assignment 6.1 Showcase Portfolio

  – For Manitoba Teachers/Schools Only

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