Associate Canadian Ontario high school Grade 10 Courses
Understanding Course Codes:
Example: English Grade 10 – ENG 2D
ENG - Identifies the course (English)…2 – Identifies the grade (10)…D – Identifies course Level (Academic, University Bound)
P – Identifies course Level (Applied, College Bound)
O- Identifies course Level (Open, Wok after Graduation)
Information and Communication Technology in Business (Course Code-BTT2O)
This course introduces students to information and communication technology in a business environment and builds a foundation of digital literacy skills necessary for success in a technologically driven society. Students will develop word processing, spreadsheet, database, desktop publishing, presentation software, and website design skills. Throughout the course, there is an emphasis on digital literacy, effective electronic research and communication skills, and current issues related to the impact of information and communication technology.
Canada and World Studies Department
Canadian History Since World War I (Academic-Course Code- CHC2D)
This course explores the local, national, and global forces that have shaped Canada's national identity from World War I to the present. Students will investigate the challenges presented by economic, social, and technological changes and explore the contributions of individuals and groups to Canadian culture and society during this period. Students will use critical-thinking and communication skills to evaluate various interpretations of the issues and events of the period and to present their own points of view.
Grade 10 Canadian History Since World War I (Applied-Course Code-CHC2P)
This course focuses on the social context of historical developments and events and how they have affected the lives of people in Canada since 1914. Students will explore interactions between various communities in Canada as well as contributions of individuals and groups to Canadian heritage and identity. Students will develop their ability to apply the concepts of historical thinking and the historical inquiry process, including the interpretation and analysis of evidence, when investigating the continuing relevance of historical developments and how they have helped shape communities in present-day Canada.
Computer Studies Department
Introduction to Computer Studies (Open-Course Code- ICS20)
This course introduces students to computer programming. Students will plan and write simple
computer programs by applying fundamental programming concepts, and learn to create clear and maintainable internal documentation. They will also learn to manage a computer by studying hardware configurations, software selection, operating system functions, networking, and safe computing practices. Students will also investigate the social impact of computer technologies, and develop an understanding of environmental and ethical issues related to the use of computers.
Guidance and Career Education Department
Career Studies (Open-Course Code-GLC20)
In this course students will assess their own interests, skills and experiences in order to create a
personal profile. They will learn how to navigate the job market while looking at workplace trends and networking. Students will develop personal goals for future learning, work and community involvement. This course will also teach students how education systems work on both secondary and post-secondary levels. By the end of the course students will learn how to create a detailed career plan and modify it to accommodate life changes.
English (Academic –Course Code- ENG2D)
Prerequisite: ENG1D (Academic) or ENG1P (Applied) or ELSE0 (upon Principal’s review and permission)
This course is designed to extend the range of oral communication, reading, writing, and media literacy skills that students need for success in their secondary school academic programs and in their daily lives. Students will analyse literary texts from contemporary and historical periods, interpret and evaluate informational and graphic texts, and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms. An important focus will be on the selective use of strategies that contribute to effective communication. This course is intended to prepare students for the compulsory Grade 11 university or college preparation course.
Principles of Mathematics (Academic-Course Code- MPM2D)
Prerequisite: Principles of Mathematics, Grade 9, Academic MPM1D
This course enables students to broaden their understanding of relationships and extend their problem solving and algebraic skills through investigation, the effective use of technology, and abstract reasoning. Students will explore quadratic relations and their applications; solve and apply linear systems; verify properties of geometric figures using analytic geometry; and investigate the trigonometry of right and acute triangles. Students will reason mathematically and communicate their thinking as they solve multistep problems. Mathematical process expectations. The mathematical processes are to be integrated into student learning in all areas of this course.
Foundations of Mathematics (Applied-Course Code- MFM2P)
Prerequisite: Principles of Mathematics, Grade 9, Academic MPM1D or Applied, MFM1P
This course will enable students to strengthen their understanding of linear relations and extend their problem-solving and algebraic skills through investigation, the effective use of technology, and hands-on activities. Students will develop, and graph equations in analytic geometry; solve and apply linear systems, using real-life examples; and explore and interpret graphs of quadratic relations. Students will also investigate similar triangles, the trigonometry of right triangles, and the measurement of three-dimensional figures. Students will improve their mathematical skills as they solve problems and communicate their thinking.