Canadian Literature, Grade 11, University/College Preparation, ETC3M

Name of School: KCS Online Learning
Department: English
Course Developer: Christian Bayly
Course Development Date: June 2019
Revision Date: ---
Course Title: Canadian Literature, Grade 11, University/College Preparation Ministry Course Code: ETC3M
Credit Value: 1.00
Developed from: English, The Ontario Curriculum, Grades 11 and 12 (Revised 2007) Prerequisite: English, Grade 10, Academic or Applied

Course Description:

This course emphasizes the study and analysis of literary texts by Canadian authors for students with a special interest in Canadian literature. Students will study the themes, forms, and stylistic elements of a variety of literary texts representative of various time periods and of the diverse cultures and regions of Canada, and will respond personally, critically, and creatively to them.

Curriculum Overall Expectations:

Canadian Literature

  • 1. Understanding Texts: read and demonstrate an understanding of a variety of Canadian literary texts from different cultures, regions, and historical periods;

  • 2. Analysing Texts: respond to and analyse Canadian literary texts to develop and extend their understanding of how content, form, and style in combination communicate meaning and enhance a textís effectiveness;

  • 3. Critical Literacy: demonstrate an understanding that Canadian authors, readers, and texts have particular perspectives that influence the reading experience;

  • 4. Literary Criticism: use literary criticism to enhance their understanding of Canadian literature; The Role of Literature in Society: assess the importance of Canadian literature as a social and cultural force.