French

French

Course Description

Grade 9 Core French (FSF1P) emphasizes further development of oral communication, reading, and writing skills. Students will build on and apply their knowledge of French while exploring a variety of themes. Thematic readings, which include a selection of short stories, articles, and poems, will serve as stepping stones to oral and written activities.

Issues in Canadian Geography, Grade 9, Academic
Aalia KhanReshma Mukadam

Issues in Canadian Geography, Grade 9, Academic

Course Description

This course examines interrelationships within and between Canada‚Äôs natural and human systems and how these systems interconnect with those in other parts of the world. Students will explore environmental, economic, and social geographic issues relating to topics such as transportation options, energy choices, and urban development. Students will apply the concepts of geographic thinking and the geographic inquiry process, including spatial technologies, to investigate various geographic issues and to develop possible approaches for making Canada a more sustainable place in which to live. 

Prerequisite: None

Introduction to Business , Grade 9 or 10, Open
Reshma Mukadam

Introduction to Business , Grade 9 or 10, Open

Course Description

This course introduces students to the world of business. Students will develop an understanding of the functions of business, including accounting, marketing, information and communication technology, human resources, and production, and of the importance of ethics and social responsibility. 

This course builds a foundation for further studies in business and helps students develop the business knowledge and skills they will need in their everyday lives.

Prerequisite: None

MATH 9
Reshma Mukadam

MATH 9

Course Description

This course enables students to consolidate, and continue to develop, an understanding of mathematical concepts related to number sense and operations, algebra, measurement, geometry, data, probability, and financial literacy. Students will use mathematical processes, mathematical modelling, and coding to make sense of the mathematics they are learning and to apply their understanding to culturally responsive and relevant real-world situations. Students will continue to enhance their mathematical reasoning skills, including proportional reasoning, spatial reasoning, and algebraic reasoning, as they solve problems and communicate their thinking.

English 9
Aalia KhanReshma Mukadam

English 9

This course enables students to continue to develop and consolidate the foundational knowledge and skills that they need for reading, writing, and oral and visual communication. Throughout the course, students will continue to enhance their media literacy and critical literacy skills, and to develop and apply transferable skills, including digital literacy. Students will also make connections to their lived experiences and to society and increase their understanding of the importance of language and literacy across the curriculum.

Prerequisite: None

Grade 9 Science
Timothy KimReshma Mukadam

Grade 9 Science

This course enables students to develop their understanding of basic concepts in biology, chemistry, earth and space science, and physics, and to relate science to technology, society, and the environment. Throughout the course, students will develop their skills in the processes of scientific investigation. Students will acquire an understanding of scientific theories and conduct investigations related to sustainable ecosystems; atomic and molecular structures and the properties of elements and compounds; the study of the universe and its properties and components; and the principles of electricity.