Course: English 10


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English 9


English 10 is a continuation of the prescribed learning outcomes from English 9; only the focus is more on structured writing, terminology, analysis and interpretation of text in order to prepare students for the English 10 Provincial Exam. In this course, students will study short stories and poetry from culturally diverse authors. Students will also study Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream and read the novel To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee.

Course Topics/Modules

Module 1- Short Story Exploration

Module 2- Poetry Analysis


Midterm - To be written at the VLN.


Module 4- Novel Study- To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Module 5- Shakespeare- A Midsummer Night’s Dream


StartUp Assignment 5%

Discussions 5%

Assignments #1 and #2  10%

Assignments 45%

Midterm 35%


*these values are subject to change per school year*


A Midsummer Night’s Dream by Shakespeare

To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee



Teacher Support

Students have access to the course teacher through email, phone and in-person.  Teachers work Monday through Friday.



Prescribed Learning Outcomes

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Completion Date

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