Grade 9 course list

 

BTT1O/2O - Introduction to Information Technology in Business (Academic)


Course Title: Introduction to Information Technology in Business
Course Code: BTT1O/2O
Grade: 9 / 10
Course Type: Open
Credit Value: 1
Prerequisite: None
Curriculum Policy Document: Business Studies, The Ontario Curriculum, Grades 9 and 10, 2006 (Revised)
Department: Business Studies
Course Developer: Bronston Canadian Academy
Development Date: 2014

 

Course Description:
This course introduces students to information and communication technology in a business environment and builds a foundation of digital literacy skills necessary for success in a technologically driven society. Students will develop word processing, spreadsheet, database, desktop publishing, presentation software, and website design skills. Throughout the course, there is an emphasis on digital literacy, effective electronic research and communication skills, and current issues related to the impact of information and communication technology.

 

CGC1D - Geography of Canada (Academic)

 

Course Title: Geography of Canada
Course Code: CGC1D
Grade: 9
Course Type: Academic
Academic Credit Value: 1
Prerequisite: None
Curriculum Policy Document:  The Ontario Curriculum, Grades 9 and 10, 2013, revised 
Department: Canadian and World Studies
Course Developer: Bronston Canadian Academy
Development Date: 2014

 

Course Description:

This course examines interrelationships within and between Canada’s 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.

 

ENG1D - English (Academic)


Course Title: English
Course Code: ENG1D
Grade: 9
Course Type: Academic
Credit Value: 1
Prerequisite: None
Curriculum Policy Document:  English, The Ontario Curriculum, Grades 9 and 10, 2007 (Revised)
Faculty: English
Development Date: 2013

 

Course Description
This course is designed to develop the oral communication, reading, writing, and media literacy skills that students need for success in their secondary school academic programs and in their every day lives. Students will analyse literary texts from contemporary and historical periods, interpret informational and graphic texts, and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms. An important focus will be on the use of strategies that contribute to effective communication skills. The course is designed with the intention to prepare students for the Grade 10 academic English course, which leads to university or college preparation cour
ses in Grades 11 and 12.

 

FSF1D - Core French (Academic)

 

Course Title: Core French
Course Code: FSF1D
Grade: 9
Course Type: Academic
Credit Value: 1
Prerequisite: Minimum of 600 hours of French instruction, or equivalent
Curriculum Policy Document: French as a Second Language - Core, Extended and Immersion French, The Ontario Curriculum, Grades 9 and 10, 2007
Department: French
Course Developer: Bronston Canadian Academy
Development Date: 2014

 

Course Description:

This course emphasizes the 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, such as relationships, social trends, and careers. Thematic readings, which include a selection of short stories, articles, and poems, will serve as stepping stones to oral and written activities.

 

MPM1D - Principles of Mathematics

 

Course Title: Principles of Mathematics
Course Code: MPM1D 
Grade: 9
Course Type: Academic
Academic Credit Value: 1
Prerequisite: None
Curriculum Policy Document: Mathematics, Ontario Secondary School Curriculum, Grades 9 and 10, 2005, Revised
Department: Mathematics 
Course Developer: Bronston Canadian Academy

Development Date: 2013

 

Course Description:

This course enables students to develop an understanding of mathematical concepts related to algebra, analytic geometry, and measurement and geometry through investigation, the effective use of technology, and abstract reasoning. Students will investigate relationships, which they will then generalize as equations of lines, and will determine the connections between different representations of a linear relation. They will also explore relationships that emerge from the measurement of three-dimensional figures and two-dimensional shapes. Students will reason mathematically and communicate their thinking as they solve multi-step problems.

 

PPL1O - Healthy Active Living (Academic)

 

Course Title: Healthy Active Living
Course Code: PPL1O
Grade: 9
Course Type: Open
Credit Value: 1
Prerequisite: None
Curriculum Policy Document: Health and Physical Education, The Ontario Curriculum, Grades 9 and 10, 1999
Department: English
Course Developer: Bronston Canadian Academy
Development Date: 2014

 

Course Description:

This course emphasizes regular participation in a variety of enjoyable physical activities that promote lifelong healthy active living. Students will learn movement skills and principle ways to improve personal fitness and physical competence, and safety and injury prevention. They will investigate issues related to healthy sexuality and the use and abuse of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs, and will participate in activities designed to develop goal-setting, communication, and social skills.

 

SNC1D – Science (Academic)

 

Course Title: Science

Course Code: SNC1D

Grade: 9

Course Type: Academic

Credit Value: 1

Prerequisite: None

Curriculum Policy Document: Science, The Ontario Curriculum, Grades 9 and 10, 2008 (Revised)

Department: Science

Course Developer: Bronston Canadian Academy

Development Date: 2014

Course Description:

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.

 

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