Course Title: Grade 12 The Writer’s Craft English
Course Code: EWC4U
Course Type: University Preparation
Format: Online School Course
Prerequisite: ENG3U, English, Grade 11, University Preparation
Tuition Fee (CAD): $499
Course Description for EWC4U Grade 12 The Writer’s Craft English Online Course
Grade 12 Writer’s Craft (EWC4U) course emphasizes knowledge and skills related to the craft of writing. Students will analyse models of effective writing; use a workshop approach to produce a range of works; identify and use techniques required for specialized forms of writing; and identify effective ways to improve the quality of their writing. They will also complete a major paper as part of a creative or analytical independent study project and investigate opportunities for publication and for writing careers.
Summary of Units and Timelines for Grade 12 The Writer’s Craft English EWC4U
Below is the suggested sequence of course unit delivery as well as the recommended number of hours to complete the respective unit. For complete details of targeted expectations within each unit and activity, please see each Unit Overview found in the EWC4U course profile.
|Unit Order||Unit Name||Suggested Time|
|Unit 1||The Tools of Writing||35 hours|
|Unit 2||Narrative Writing||20 hours|
|Unit 3||Poetry||15 hours|
|Unit 4||Informational Writing||15 hours|
|Unit 5||Course Summative (Major literary work)||25 hours|
Successful language learners:
- Understand that language learning is a necessary, life-enhancing, reflective process;
- Communicate – that is, read, listen, view, speak, write, and represent – effectively and with confidence; make meaningful connections between themselves, what they encounter in texts, and the world around them;
- Think critically;
- Understand that all texts advance a particular point of view that must be recognized, questioned, assessed, and evaluated;
- Appreciate the cultural impact and aesthetic power of texts;
- Use language to interact and connect with individuals and communities, for personal growth, and for active participation as world citizens.
Examples of accommodations (but not limited to) include:
- Adjustment and or extension of time required to complete assignments or summative tasks
- Providing alternative assignments or summative tasks
- Use of scribes and/or other assistive technologies
- Simplifying the language of instruction
Teachers will bring additional resources and teaching materials that provide a rich and diverse learning environment. Units in this course profile make specific reference to the intended textbook for this course but can be substituted for any relevant and approved text.