Course: English 12


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English 11


English 12 is a continuation of the prescribed learning outcomes from English 11; only the focus is more on higher level thinking and writing. This course encourages students to think outside of the box and to critically analyze the stories, poems, the novel and the play studied in the course. Students are also encouraged to explore their creative writing abilities as well. There is a midterm in this course which must be written at the VLN as well as a Provincial Exam which is worth 40% of the studentís final mark. Both the midterm and the Provincial Exam must be written.

Course Topics/Modules

Module 1- Research Essay

Module 2- Short Stories

Module 3- Poetry Analysis

MIDTERM- To be written at the VLN.


Module 4- Media Studies

Module 5- Novel-Under the Ribs of Death by John Marlyn

Module 6- Shakespeare- Hamlet


StartUp Assignment 5%

Discussions 5%

Assignments #1 and #2† 10%

Assignments 40%

Midterm 40%


Provincial Exam is worth 40%


Hamlet †by Shakespeare

Under the Ribs of Death by John Marlyn



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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Once you are in the active course you will be able to see who your teacher is by going to the Classlist tab and then clicking on Teacher.

Completion Date

Go to our school website and click on Students and then the Enroll tab to see the exact dates of each Session offered at the VLN.