SUMMER SCHOOL 2014

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SUMMER SCHOOL 2014
SUMMER SCHOOL 2014
CREDIT & NON CREDIT COURSES
for Grade 8 Graduates
YORK CATHOLIC DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD
Monday to Friday - 8:30 am to 2:40 pm
Full month - July 7 - August 1/14
Session 1 - July 7 -18 /14 Session 2 - July 21 - Aug 1/14
(Sites may not open due to insufficient enrolment)
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WOODBRIDGE
Holy Cross
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Learning Strategies
(Adapted for ESL/ELD GLS1OS
students)
COURSE
CODE
THORNHILL
St. Elizabeth
GLS1OU
COURSES OFFERED
2014
RICHMOND HILL
Jean Vanier
= Session 2
MARKHAM
St. Brother Andre
= Session 1
2
MARKHAM
St. Augustine
1
MAPLE
St. Joan of Arc
= Full month
AURORA
St. Maximilian Kolbe
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CREDIT
Learning Strategies
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NON CREDIT
Math Preparation
MATO1R
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MATO2R
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Literacy Preparation
(Reading)
LIT1OR
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Literacy Preparation
(Writing)
LIT1OW
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HOW TO REGISTER ONLINE
Log onto: http://coned.ycdsb.ca
Select: FAQ
Select: Credit Registration Procedures and follow instructions
ON-LINE REGISTRATION OPENS: May 5, 2014
REGISTRATION DEADLINE
Credit Courses: May 30th
Non Credit Courses: June 27th
For more information , scan
this QR code with your
mobile device to link
directly to our webpage
Continuing Education Department
320 Bloomington Road W., Aurora, ON L4G 0M1
http://ce.ycdsb.ca
CREDIT COURSES
NON CREDIT COURSES
Earn a Full Credit Before Entering High School
Build Literacy & Numeracy Skills to Succeed in High School
Learning Strategies
Open Level (GLS 1OU)
Grade 9 Math Preparation (MAT O1R and/or MAT O2R)
Course Offered: Summer OR Fall/Winter
• develop and apply a range of strategies to improve their learning
This 2 week foundations course will help students who have graduated from Grade
8, further consolidate math concepts and skills prior to beginning Grade 9. Students
may register for the MATO1R or MATO2R or BOTH sessions. Course material for either
session will be differentiated. This course helps students strengthen skills in the
grade 8 strands and build their confidence in math before approaching high school
curriculum in the areas of;
• develop their literacy, numeracy, communication and planning skills
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number sense & algebra
• complete a career portfolio
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relationships
• increase their confidence, motivation and ability to learn.
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analytic geometry
This course will count as one of the 30 compulsory credits required to graduate from
High School.
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measurement & geometry
This course helps students become independent learners and increases their personal
management skills, both in school and in their personal lives.
This course will help students;
Note: Students who have been identified through the IPRC process and are receiving
special programming are NOT recommended to enrol in these courses since a GLE course
will be part of their Grade 9 compulsory courses.
Learning Strategies for ESL (English as a Second Language)
and ELD (English Literacy Development) Learners
Open Level (GLS 1OS)
Course Offered: Summer
This course introduces learning strategies and styles used in Ontario classrooms.
ESL/ELD Language Learners will enhance their acquisition of English and literacy
devleopment.
Course Offered: Summer
Literacy Preparation: Reading (LIT 1OR)
Course Offered: Summer
This 2 week course is offered to Grade 8 or 9 graduates. This course will give students
the opportunity to develop the literacy skills in reading that are evaluated by the
Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test. All students in Ontario must demonstrate
these skills as a requirement for graduation. Students in this course will;
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read a variety of informational, narrative and graphic texts
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gain knowledge of the structure & organizational elements of various texts
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use a variety of strategies to understand unfamiliar & technical vocabulary and
language used figuratively
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gain knowledge in grammatical structures & punctuation
Literacy Preparation: Writing (LIT 1OW)
International Languages
Saturday Credit
Course Offered: Summer OR Fall/Winter
Students currently in Grade 8 will only be allowed
to register for Level 1, Beginner or Native Speaker
courses. Grade 8 students who have completed the
Elementary International Languages program or who
have some knowledge of the language, should select
Level 1 Native Speaker. Students who do not have
a background in the language should select Level 1
Beginner.
Course Offered: Summer
This 2 week course is offered to Grade 8 or 9 graduates. This course will give students
the opportunity to develop the literacy skills in writing that are evaluated by the
Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test. All students in Ontario must demonstrate
these skills as a requirement for graduation. Students in this course will;
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produce a variety of forms of writing, including summaries, information
paragraphs, opinion pieces and news reports
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partake in the writing process by re-writing, organizing, drafting,revising &
editing
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learn to develop a main idea, provide supporting details, organize & link ideas
and information , use appropriate tone, grammar, punctuation and spelling.

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