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  1. COURSE SELECTION 2009 HELLO GRADE NINES FROM Cole Harbour High

  2. COURSE SELECTION 2009 STUDENT SERVICES COURSE SELECTION PROCEDURE SEMESTERING /COURSE LOAD GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS COURSE CODES & GRADE LEVELS SPECIAL PROGRAMS

  3. STUDENT SERVICES PERSONAL COUNSELLING CAREER COUNSELLING EDUCATIONAL COUNSELLING

  4. STUDENT SERVICES “A to K” - Ms. Blynn “L to Z” - Mr. Luke

  5. COURSE SELECTION PROCESS COUNSELLOR VISITS COURSE SELECTION BOOKLET & SHEET PARENT EVENING – March 11, 6:00 p.m. at Cole Harbour District High School RETURN COMPLETED SHEET

  6. SEMESTERING YEAR IS DIVIDED INTO 2 PARTS: SEMESTER 1: SEPT TO JAN SEMESTER 2: FEB TO JUNE FOURCOURSES EACH SEMESTER

  7. Graduation Requirements 18 credits

  8. 18 credits 3 ENGLISH GRADE 10 GRADE 11 GRADE 12

  9. 18 credits 2 MATH

  10. 18 credits 1 CANADIAN HISTORY CANADIAN HISTORY 11 OR AFRICAN CANADIAN STUDIES 11 OR MI’KMAQ STUDIES 10

  11. 18 credits 1 GLOBAL STUDIES GLOBAL HISTORY GLOBAL GEOGRAPHY

  12. 18 credits 2 SCIENCES

  13. 18 credits 1st SCIENCE SCIENCE 10 BIOLOGY PHYSICS CHEMISTRY

  14. 18 credits 2nd SCIENCE BIOLOGY PHYSICS OCEANS CHEMISTRY GEOLOGY

  15. 18 credits PHYSICALLY ACTIVE LIVING 11 OR PHYSICAL EDUCATION 10, 11 OR 12

  16. 18 credits 1 FINE ARTS COURSE MUSIC BAND ART DRAMA MUSIC VOCAL

  17. 18 credits 2 OTHERS MATH From: SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY

  18. Exploring Technology Construction Technology Communications Technology Production Technology Computer Programming Applied Information Technology Digital Film/Video Making Design Multi Media Word & Information Processing TECHNOLOGY OR 2 MORE MATH OR SCIENCE

  19. 18 credits 5 ELECTIVES

  20. 18 credits GRADE 10: MAXIMUM: 7 GRADE 12: MINIMUM: 5

  21. COURSE TYPES ACADEMIC ADVANCED French Immersion IB GRADUATION OPEN ESSENTIALS

  22. Academic ( AC ) FOR: College, university or other post-secondary institutions

  23. Advanced ( AD ) FOR: Students with exceptional academic ability or achievement

  24. Graduation ( GR ) FOR: A graduation diploma leading to employment or limited post-secondary study

  25. Open ( OP ) enrichment FOR: PS: May not meet entrance requirements to post - secondary institutions

  26. SPECIAL PROGRAMS

  27. MUSIC PROGRAM • Alternates with English • Taken every second day • Taken over the whole year • Still get two credits-English • BAND offered three grade levels • Music Band 10 / 11 / 12 • Music Vocal 10 /11 /12 also available

  28. FRENCH IMMERSION • 9 French Immersion credits • Français and one other F.I. Credit per year (minimum) • Compulsory 4 in Grade 10: Français, Histoire, Science Integrée, Mode en vie actif) • You may take one or more F.I. Courses even if you are not doing the whole program. REQUIREMENTS

  29. FRENCH IMMERSION COURSES

  30. STUDENTS NOT WISHING TO CONTINUE IN FRENCH IMMERSION BUT WANTING TO TAKE CORE FRENCH SHOULDTAKE FRENCH 11 ACNOT FRENCH 10 AC

  31. Diploma Preparation Program (Pre IB)

  32. MEETING STUDENTS NEEDS • LEARNING CENTRE • PROGRAM ADAPTATIONS • INDIVIDUAL PROGRAM PLANS • ADVANCED COURSES

  33. IPP’S TUTORING LITERACY NUMERACY ORGANIZATIONAL SKILLS RESEARCH ENRICHMENT TIME MANAGEMENT SHORT TERM SUPPORT LONG TERM SUPPORT MUST BE REFERRED CAN REQUEST HELP LEARNING CENTRE

  34. JUNIOR HIGH COURSE SELECTION 2009-2010 PART TWO

  35. MATH DECISION CHOOSING COURSES TOPICS COURSE SELECTIONSHEET AND BOOK ON-LINE GUIDANCE WEBSITE BALANCING YOUR LIFE

  36. Choosing Courses

  37. COURSES TAKEN IN GRADE 10 YEAR ENGLISHMATHEMATICSSCIENCEACS / CHS/ MMAFINE ARTSPHYSICAL EDUCATION OR PHYSICALLY ACTIVE LIVING MVA(FI only)

  38. Math- which level / type Science – Which level to take Canadian History –African Can or Canadian History or Mi’KMaq Studies French Immersion Program-Yes / No Fine Arts- which one or ones Which electives to take Decisions to Make

  39. ENGLISH DECISION

  40. SCIENCE CHOICES INTEGRATED SCIENCE 10 AC orINTEGRATED SCIENCE 10 ACF

  41. MATH OPTIONS MATH 10E (ESSENTIALS) or MATH 10 GR ( FOUNDATIONS)or MATH 10 AC PLUS

  42. MATH 10E Essentials Practical real life Math Leads to Math 11E (Essentials) Limited homework Smaller class size – 25 max

  43. Who Should Take Math 10 Essentials ? Students Who: Have successfully completed grade 8 math and are recommended by their grade 9 math teacher • Struggle with many concepts in math • Have experienced little success in math

  44. MATH 10 GR(Foundations) Leads to Math 11 GR (Foundations) Math content is similar to Math 10 AC but more concrete / less abstract Smaller class size – max 25

  45. Who Should Take Math 10 GRFoundations ? Students who: • Have a strong grasp of basic math skills Successfully complete grade 9 math • Understand most concepts but need practice and reinforcement • Often need prompting to complete work

  46. MATH 10AC PLUSAcademic Runs All Year – 2 credits – Math 10 AC and Math 10 AC Plus Nightly homework Leads To MATH11AC or 11AD, Math 12 AC or AD, Pre Cal and Calculus Additional hours provide time for development & reinforcement of concepts or extension and enrichment of course

  47. Who Should Take MATH 10 AC PLUS ? Students Who: -Are committed to completing assignments and homework - have mastery of math skills and concepts -have strong initiative and work well independently - grasp new concepts with little difficulty

  48. Math Options

  49. DECIDING ABOUT MATH YOU NEEDTWOMATH TO GRADUATE FROM HIGH SCHOOL ANY 2 MATH COURSES (ATDIFFERENT GRADE LEVELS) WILL MEET THIS REQUIREMENT