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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


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 following then you are more than encouraged to take this amazing course

  • Tests

  • Quizzes

  • Writing assignments

  • Oral work

  • Group work

  • Peer evaluation

  • Self evaluation


Summary
Summary following then you are more than encouraged to take this amazing course

  • 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 following then you are more than encouraged to take this amazing course

  • Keeper ’N Me (Novel)

  • Toronto at Dreamer’s Rock (play)

  • Education is Our Right (play)

  • Poems

  • Legends

  • Stories


Why this course
WHY THIS COURSE? following then you are more than encouraged to take this amazing 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


  • 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


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 ILISH FOR THE ABORIGINAL LEGEND OF BIG BIRD

  • 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


QUESTIONS? ILISH FOR THE ABORIGINAL LEGEND OF BIG BIRD

Please don’t hesitate to ask 


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