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GRADE 11 NATIVE STUDIES UNIVERSITY PREP. NBE 3U1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xbNDmKFzzG8&feature=related. NATIVE ENGLISH. Pre-Requisite: Grade 10 Academic English Credit value: 1.0.

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grade 11 native studies university prep

GRADE 11 NATIVE STUDIESUNIVERSITY PREP

NBE 3U1http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xbNDmKFzzG8&feature=related

native english
NATIVE ENGLISH
  • Pre-Requisite: Grade 10 Academic English
  • Credit value: 1.0
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If any of your reasons for taking this course include the following then you are more than encouraged to take this amazing course
  • It is something new and exciting
  • You want to learn more about Aboriginal roots and culture
  • You dislike Shakespearean plays
  • You want something different
  • You like having Ms. Junyk or Ms. Hemsworth as a teacher
assessment format used
Assessment Format Used
  • Tests
  • Quizzes
  • Writing assignments
  • Oral work
  • Group work
  • Peer evaluation
  • Self evaluation
summary
Summary
  • Study the works of English Aboriginal writers
  • Focusing on the understanding on the true aboriginals
  • Why it is important to study Canadian Aboriginals
  • Study the problems aboriginals face in society
  • Analyze literary texts and the media works
  • Gain appreciation for aboriginal writings as well as culture and their traditions
what we read
WHAT WE READ
  • Keeper ’N Me (Novel)
  • Toronto at Dreamer’s Rock (play)
  • Education is Our Right (play)
  • Poems
  • Legends
  • Stories
why this course
WHY THIS COURSE?
  • Learn about aboriginal heritage and cultural concepts

-The Circle/The Medicine Wheel

-The Number 4

-Extended Family

-Collective Decision Making

-Holistic Approach to Life

-Cooperation

-Respect

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A Final exam is required as well as an ISU and a culminating activity

  • You learn just as much if not more than you would in any other English course
  • You do not study Shakespeare
  • All assignments focus around an aboriginal aspect which is a great learning experience and very enjoyable
  • You become more open minded and view Indians (Aboriginals) in a whole new light
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HERE IS AN EXAMPLE OF AN ASSIGNMENT CREATED BY HARKAMAL AND ILISH FOR THE ABORIGINAL LEGEND OF BIG BIRD

http://goanimate.com/user/09enHKzMCJ-g

resources
RESOURCES
  • An Anthology of Canadian Native
  • Literature in English
  • Honour the Sun by: Ruby Slipperjack
  • Keeper’n Me by: Richard Wagamese
  • Movies: How People Got Fire, The Invisible Nation
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QUESTIONS?

Please don’t hesitate to ask 

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