Grade 10 Course Offering

English - ENG2D

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 analyze 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.

Math - MPM2D

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 multi-step problems.

Science - SNC2D

This course enables students to enhance their understanding of concepts in biology, chemistry, earth and space science, and physics, and of the interrelationships between science, technology, society, and the environment. Students are also given opportunities to further develop their scientific investigation skills. Students will plan and conduct investigations and develop their understanding of scientific theories related to the connections between cells and systems in animals and plants; chemical reactions, with a particular focus on acid/base reactions; forces that affect climate and climate change; and the interaction of light and matter.

Canadian History WWI - CHC2D

This course explores social, economic, and political developments and events and their impact on the lives of different individuals, groups, and communities, including First Nations, Métis, and Inuit individuals and communities, in Canada since 1914. Students will examine the role of conflict and cooperation in Canadian society, Canada’s evolving role within the global community, and the impact of various individuals, organizations, and events on identities, citizenship, and heritage in Canada. Students will develop an understanding of some of the political developments and government policies that have had a lasting impact on First Nations, Métis, and Inuit individuals and communities. They 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 key issues and events in Canadian history since 1914.

Career Studies - GLC2O

This course gives students the opportunity to develop the skills, knowledge, and habits that will support them in their education and career/life planning. Students will learn about global work trends, and seek opportunities within the school and community to expand and strengthen their transferable skills and their ability to adapt to the changing world of work. On the basis of exploration, reflective practice, and decision-making processes, students will make connections between their skills, interests, and values and their postsecondary options, whether in apprenticeship training, college, community living, university, or the workplace. They will set goals and create a plan for their first postsecondary year. As part of their preparation for the future, they will learn about personal financial management – including the variety of saving and borrowing tools available to them and how to use them to their advantage – and develop a budget for their first year after secondary school.

Civics and Citizenship - CHV2O

This course explores rights and responsibilities associated with being an active citizen in a democratic society. Students will explore issues of civic importance such as healthy schools, community planning, environmental responsibility, and the influence of social media, while developing their understanding of the role of civic engagement and of political processes in the local, national, and/or global community. Students will apply the concepts of political thinking and the political inquiry process to investigate, and express informed opinions about, a range of political issues and developments that are both of significance in today’s world and of personal interest to them.

Religious Studies - HRE13

This course will enable the students to study the Qur’an so as to know the fundamental teachings of Islam. The goal is to use the Qur’an and Sunnah as the primary resources to help students develop a keen sense of righteousness and justice in terms of their personal moral development. Using this primary resource, students will examine the individual as a social being with responsibilities to the creator, to the family and to the community. By emphasizing rational thinking and employing research and analytical skills, students will be encouraged to arrive at conclusions that help them better comprehend Islam as a total way of life.

Communications Technology - TGJ2O

Grade 10 communications technology exposes students to the different types of communication technologies. These technologies include, graphic design, photography, film, television broadcast and animation. Students will have a chance to develop a magnitude of skills in camera angles, camera work, special effects, video editing techniques, as well as an introduction to 2D animation.

Drama - ADA1O

This course provides opportunities for students to explore dramatic forms and techniques, using material from a wide range of sources and cultures. Students will use the elements of drama to examine situations and issues that are relevant to their lives. Students will create, perform, discuss, and analyze drama, and then reflect on the experiences to develop an understanding of themselves, the art form, and the world around them.

Fundamentals of Arabic Grammar 2 - AAR202

This course is an extension to the Fundamentals of Arabic Grammar 1. In this course, students will learn advanced fragments, grammatical structures, An and Ma Masdariyyah, Complex Mawsoof Sifah, Ism Tafdeel, Tamyeez, Tawkeed and complex sentence structures like circumstantial sentences, conditional sentences, negation of Jumlah Ismiyyah, negation of Jumlah Filiyyah and additional sarf patterns among other advanced grammar topics.

Fundamentals of Arabic Morphology 2 - AAR202

This course is an extension to the Fundamentals of Arabic Morphology 1. In this course, students will learn other Arabic word patterns that are called Irregular Verbs. They will learn to differentiate between the different word patterns namely Mithaal, Ajwaf, Mudhaaf, Naaqis, Lafeef and Mahmooz. They will be exposed to 4 root letter words as well. After this course, a student can decipher any Arabic word they come across in the Quran or in the Arabic language with the help of Arabic Dictionaries.

Exegesis of Quran 3 - AMQ201

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Exegesis of Quran 4 - AMQ202

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