English 3201

English 3201 is an academic course, designed for the majority of students entering Level III. Students participate in practical and engaging learning experiences as they navigate increasingly complex and sophisticated texts. English 3201 emphasizes the study and creation of literary texts and is intended to enable students to respond personally, critically, and creatively.

Students will:

  • Analyze and evaluate content, style, and stylistic techniques in a variety of texts
  • Create a variety of increasingly complex texts for a wide range of audiences and purposes
  • Develop and justify an increasingly sophisticated interpretation of texts
  • Express themselves precisely and clearly using a variety of text forms

 

Curriculum Documents

  • English 3201: A Curriculum Guide (May 2015)
  • Foundation for the Atlantic Canada English Language Arts Curriculum; K-12 (1999)

 

Authorized Resources

  • Quest (iLit), McGraw-Hill Ryerson – Anchor Text (student/teacher resource)
  • Beyond the Five Paragraphs: Advanced Essay Writing Skills (iSkills), McGraw-Hill Ryerson (teacher resource)
  • Digital eBook (Newfoundland and Labrador iLiteracy Resource Site – (www.nlilit.ca)
  • Teacher’s Resource (binder)
  • Teacher’s Digital Resource (Newfoundland and Labrador iLiteracy Resource Site – (www.nlilit.ca)
  • Macbeth (with Related Readings), The Global Shakespeare Series (student/teacher resource)
  • Macbeth (with Related Readings), The Global Shakespeare Series: Teacher Guide
  • Othello (with Related Readings), The Global Shakespeare Series (student/teacher resource)
  • Othello (with Related Readings), The Global Shakespeare Series: Teacher’s Guide
  • Write Traits Kit – Advanced Level II

Marking Scheme:

  • Speaking and Listening – 10%
  • Reading and Viewing  – 15%
  • Writing and Representing 20%
  • Midterm Exam – 15%
  • Final Exam – Public – 50%

At the school level, we will put in each category as twice it’s worth – Speaking and listening will be in as 20% for example. This will comprise the 50% of their mark that they will earn going into the public.

Course outline for english 3201: 2016-17 (written by Ms. Bonnie Jones)