|Course Title :||English as a Second Language Level 1, (ESLAO)|
|Course Name :||English as a Second Language Level 1|
|Course Code :||ESLAO|
|Course Type :||Open|
|Credit Value :||1.0|
|Curriculum Policy Document:||ESL and ESD, The Ontario Curriculum, Grades 9 and 12, 2007 (Revised)|
This course builds on students’ previous education and language knowledge to introduce them to the English language and help them adjust to the diversity in their new environment. Students will use beginning English language skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing for everyday and essential academic purposes. They will engage in short conversations using basic English language structures and simple sentence patterns; read short adapted texts; and write phrases and short sentences. The course also provides students with the knowledge and skills they need to begin to adapt to their new lives in Canada.
Outline of Course Content
|Unit Titles and Descriptions||Time and Sequence|
|Unit 1: The school
In this unit, students will learn about how to work in school. The big ideas of this unit is how to make a new friends and how to i know where is my classroom or something like washroom, library, and lockers.
|Unit 2: Citizenship
In this unit, students learn about what is Citizenship. The big ideas of this unit is what makes a Citizen and Canadian symbols
|Unit 3: Diversity
In this unit I learned how Canada Family look like and what is Canada Family.
|Unit 4: Book Study
In this unit, students learn about the book “Mieko and the Five Treasures” The big idea in this book is Mieko go to new school and how she found the new friend. but he didn't like her new school, because Mieko lost her left hand, and no one wanted to be her friend. Mieko loved to paint so much, but she thought she can't paint again because she lost her hand. After Mieko found her new friend Yoshi, and she started to paint again, because she joined a painting contest.
|Unit 5: Final Summative Assessment
The final summative assessments are both oral and written. The oral presentation builds on their memoir construction skills and is presented as a dramatic monologue. (15%)