SUMMER SCHOOL 2014 CREDIT & NON CREDIT COURSES for Grade 8 Graduates YORK CATHOLIC DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD Monday to Friday - 8:30 am to 2:40 pm Full month - July 7 - August 1/14 Session 1 - July 7 -18 /14 Session 2 - July 21 - Aug 1/14 (Sites may not open due to insufficient enrolment) • • • • WOODBRIDGE Holy Cross • Learning Strategies (Adapted for ESL/ELD GLS1OS students) COURSE CODE THORNHILL St. Elizabeth GLS1OU COURSES OFFERED 2014 RICHMOND HILL Jean Vanier = Session 2 MARKHAM St. Brother Andre = Session 1 2 MARKHAM St. Augustine 1 MAPLE St. Joan of Arc = Full month AURORA St. Maximilian Kolbe • • • • CREDIT Learning Strategies • NON CREDIT Math Preparation MATO1R 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 MATO2R 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 Literacy Preparation (Reading) LIT1OR 1 1 1 1 Literacy Preparation (Writing) LIT1OW 2 2 2 2 HOW TO REGISTER ONLINE Log onto: http://coned.ycdsb.ca Select: FAQ Select: Credit Registration Procedures and follow instructions ON-LINE REGISTRATION OPENS: May 5, 2014 REGISTRATION DEADLINE Credit Courses: May 30th Non Credit Courses: June 27th For more information , scan this QR code with your mobile device to link directly to our webpage Continuing Education Department 320 Bloomington Road W., Aurora, ON L4G 0M1 http://ce.ycdsb.ca CREDIT COURSES NON CREDIT COURSES Earn a Full Credit Before Entering High School Build Literacy & Numeracy Skills to Succeed in High School Learning Strategies Open Level (GLS 1OU) Grade 9 Math Preparation (MAT O1R and/or MAT O2R) Course Offered: Summer OR Fall/Winter • develop and apply a range of strategies to improve their learning This 2 week foundations course will help students who have graduated from Grade 8, further consolidate math concepts and skills prior to beginning Grade 9. Students may register for the MATO1R or MATO2R or BOTH sessions. Course material for either session will be differentiated. This course helps students strengthen skills in the grade 8 strands and build their confidence in math before approaching high school curriculum in the areas of; • develop their literacy, numeracy, communication and planning skills • number sense & algebra • complete a career portfolio • relationships • increase their confidence, motivation and ability to learn. • analytic geometry This course will count as one of the 30 compulsory credits required to graduate from High School. • measurement & geometry This course helps students become independent learners and increases their personal management skills, both in school and in their personal lives. This course will help students; Note: Students who have been identified through the IPRC process and are receiving special programming are NOT recommended to enrol in these courses since a GLE course will be part of their Grade 9 compulsory courses. Learning Strategies for ESL (English as a Second Language) and ELD (English Literacy Development) Learners Open Level (GLS 1OS) Course Offered: Summer This course introduces learning strategies and styles used in Ontario classrooms. ESL/ELD Language Learners will enhance their acquisition of English and literacy devleopment. Course Offered: Summer Literacy Preparation: Reading (LIT 1OR) Course Offered: Summer This 2 week course is offered to Grade 8 or 9 graduates. This course will give students the opportunity to develop the literacy skills in reading that are evaluated by the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test. All students in Ontario must demonstrate these skills as a requirement for graduation. Students in this course will; • read a variety of informational, narrative and graphic texts • gain knowledge of the structure & organizational elements of various texts • use a variety of strategies to understand unfamiliar & technical vocabulary and language used figuratively • gain knowledge in grammatical structures & punctuation Literacy Preparation: Writing (LIT 1OW) International Languages Saturday Credit Course Offered: Summer OR Fall/Winter Students currently in Grade 8 will only be allowed to register for Level 1, Beginner or Native Speaker courses. Grade 8 students who have completed the Elementary International Languages program or who have some knowledge of the language, should select Level 1 Native Speaker. Students who do not have a background in the language should select Level 1 Beginner. Course Offered: Summer This 2 week course is offered to Grade 8 or 9 graduates. This course will give students the opportunity to develop the literacy skills in writing that are evaluated by the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test. All students in Ontario must demonstrate these skills as a requirement for graduation. Students in this course will; • produce a variety of forms of writing, including summaries, information paragraphs, opinion pieces and news reports • partake in the writing process by re-writing, organizing, drafting,revising & editing • learn to develop a main idea, provide supporting details, organize & link ideas and information , use appropriate tone, grammar, punctuation and spelling.
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