Grade 10 - North Vancouver School District

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Transcript Grade 10 - North Vancouver School District

Course Programming for Grade 9’s
going into Grade 10
Welcome to
Seycove!
Feb 5 Parent Meeting
Feb 12-15 Student Meetings
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Counsellor:
Ms. Ruby Willems
604-903-3643 (direct, confidential)
[email protected]
Grade Administrator:
Ms. Nancy Roberts
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At Seycove we believe in
C.L.A.S.S.
Consideration
Leadership
Achievement
Sportsmanship
Scholarship
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SCHOOL
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Gr 7
CAREER
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THE NEXT FEW YEARS WILL FLY BY......
THEN ??????
College?
University?
Apprenticeships?
Travel?
Other?
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Things to think about . . .
• Reflect on this year
• What do you like?
• What are you good at?
• Look ahead
• Know your options
• Choose wisely – your classes
– not your friends!
• Plan for success
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Building for Success
Grade 12 and beyond
Grade 11
Grade 10
Grade 9
Grade 8
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Transitioning to a credit system:
(Each class is now worth 4 credits)
Grade 9 (courses)
Grade 10 (credits)
English
Social Studies
Science
Math
Phys Ed
Lifeskills
Elective
Elective
English 10*
Social Studies 10
Science 10*
Math 10*
Phys Ed 10
Planning 10
Elective
Elective
* Provincial exams worth 20%
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Credit System
Starting in Grade 10, students need
CREDITS, not COURSES to graduate!
Grade 10 - 6 required courses (24 credits)
Grade 11 - 4 required courses (16 credits)
Grade 12 - 2 required courses (8 credits)
12 REQUIRED COURSES 12 (X 4 credits) = 48 required credits
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Credit System
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12
English 10
Math 10
Science 10
Socials 10
Planning 10
PE 10
Elective
Elective
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English 11
Math 11
Science 11
Socials 11
Elective
Elective
Elective
Elective
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32 credits
28 - 32 credits
English 12
Grad Transitions
Elective
Elective
Elective
Elective
Elective
Elective
------------28 - 32 credits
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Gr. 10 Programming Form:
Required courses:
Elective courses:
English 10
Social Studies 10
Math 10
Science 10
PE 10
Planning 10
*Consider FLIGHT program
*Choose 6 electives in priority
order (get 2)
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FLIGHT program
Project based learning (PBL)
Inquiry based
Cross-curricular (English, Social Studies,
Science and Information Technology)
Flexible timetable (all day, one day)
Ipad supports instruction
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Options in Math
Math 8
Math 9 N / Math 9
(Numeracy)
Math 10 AW
Math 10 FPC
(Applications &
Workplace)
Foundations & Pre - Calculus
Math 11 AW
Math 11 F
Math 11 PRC
Pre-calculus
Foundations
Math 12 F
Math 12 PRC
Pre-calculus
Calculus 12
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Provincial exams
Grade10 students must write three
Provincial exams: Math, Science, English.
Provincial exams are worth 20% of total
grade; this is combined with the school
mark for a final, blended grade.
BC Ministry of Education Scholarships are
now calculated on all FIVE Provincial
exam results: En, Ma, Sc 10, SS11, En12
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Choices are important so…
Take a look at what you
like to do
Check out career
options
Keep your options open
Choose elective(s) that
you think will be FUN!
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Grade 10 Electives:
Languages:
French 10
Fine & Performing Arts:
Art 10
Drama 10
Choir 10
Jazz Choir 10
Concert Choir 10
Concert Band 10
Junior Jazz Band 10
Jazz Studies 10
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Grade 10 Electives
*Students MUST take a Fine Arts or Applied Skills course to
graduate
Physical Education:
(in connection with PE 10)
Outdoor Education 10
Home Economics
Foods 10
Textiles 10
Technology Education:
Engineering 10
Woodworking 10
Learning Support: Learning Strategies 10
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Language Courses
French 8
Beginner Spanish 11
(start in Grade 10)
French 9
Spanish 11
French 10
French 11
French 12
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Do I need a second language
to graduate ?
To exit Seycove:
To enter post-secondary:
*80 credits
*All required courses
*No specific elective courses
*NO Language 11
*80 credits
*SPECIFIC required courses
*SPECIFIC elective courses
*Language 11
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VISUAL ARTS 10
Students will learn art methods and
principles of art and design
*Drawing, sketching, painting, ceramics,
printmaking, and textile arts
*Sketchbook
is included in art fee
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DRAMA10
Performance course
*Uses a team building approach to
build confidence and creativity
Theatre exercises, script writing
•Improvisation
•Character development
•Lip synch/dance & scene study
•Priority when casting school plays
•Collaboration with film & tv classes
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Concert Band 10
Develops technical abilities as well as basic
music theory & music history.
•Individual evaluations
•Uniform requirement
•Opportunity to travel
•Attendance at all
functions mandatory
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CHOIR 10
Performance based class that develops
individual as well as group choral abilities.
•Small vocal ensembles
•Music theory & sight-singing
•Opportunity for travel
•This is a multi-grade offering; no previous choral
experience is necessary.
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Intermediate Jazz Band 10 (audition
required)
•Intro to jazz rock, swing and Latin styles
•Basics of jazz improvisation & solo playing
•Jazz theory & history
•Must take Concert Band concurrently
•Individual evaluations each term
•Uniform requirement
•Opportunity for travel
•Attendance mandatory at all events
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Music: Vocal Jazz 10
•By audition ( commitment)
•Jazz theory and history
•Improv and solos
•Must be enrolled in Concert Choir
•Opportunity to travel
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ENGINEERING 10
Drafting and Design
Electronics
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Woodworking 10
Learn woodcutting, fabrication &
finishing through project construction.
•Power equipment
•Safety procedures
•Projects
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FOODS 10
More advanced skills in food
preparation.
-Nutrition
-Recipes
-Cooking experiences
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TEXTILES 10
More advanced sewing skills
through the construction of four
projects.
•skirt or pants
•blouse or shirt
•nightwear
•student’s choice
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Physical Education
• PE 10 is required
Options:
Outdoor Education 10
*taken in addition to PE 10 – double block
PE 10 on-line
*register through NVDL (North Vancouver’s on-line school)
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Outdoor Education 10
Taken with PE 10
Grade 10 grad credit
Canoeing, camping, rockclimbing, hiking,
snowshoeing, crosscountry skiing, winter
survival, First Aid
Lots of field trips
Great alternative to
regular PE program
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If Extra Support is Needed…
Learning Assistance
(Tutorial class)
*For students who have genuine learning difficulties
and NOT intended as a homework block
*If currently taking…confirm next year with current teacher
*If you need this support…talk to your grade counsellor
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Info to finish off the year….
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Your job….
Keep organized
Stay on track
Ask questions
Choose appropriate electives
Be committed to course work
Be an active participant in school life
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Get Involved….
Students Council
Yearbook
Drama Productions
Exchanges
Christmas Food Hampers
Best Buddy program
International Ambassadors
Intramurals
Tech Crew
GSA Club
Concerts
Teams
Contests
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Will we have formal exams??
YES!!!
Grade 10 Provincial exams are worth 20%
School grade will be worth 80%; Provincial exam will be worth 20%
TOTAL BLENDED MARK must be a pass to get credit for the course.
Course and Provincial exams are written in June, in the gym
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What if I fail a course?
Go to summer school!!
You need….
*a minimum 40% final school grade and a
recommendation from the teacher
You could….(though not recommended)
*repeat the course next year or
*take it through DL
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What if things aren’t going so well…
Ask for help, and get the support you need:
Classroom teachers
Grade Counsellor
Grade Administrator
Parents
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Deadline for
Programming
Forms:
March 1st
To Student Services
www.seycove.ca
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Questions???
Ruby Willems
[email protected]
604-903-3634
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