English Literature 12
Students who like reading, writing and discussing literature and history will enjoy this course- which spans from Anglo-Saxon times through to the early twentieth century. Students will examine such famous works as Beowulf, Hamlet, and Pride & Prejudice.
Journalism 11 & Journalism 12
Learn to write news stories, feature articles, and column commentaires as part of the team that prepares The Edge, Gleneagle’s award winning student newspaper. We will focus on journalistic style, interviewing techniques, publication design, page production, and effective photography. These courses are open to grade 10, 11, and 12 students.
Visit the Edge site for more information and for electronic editions of past papers.
This class offers grade 11 and 12 student the opportunity to develop and hone their creative writing skills in fi ction, non-fi ction, and poetry through both online and face to face sessions using miniwriting tasks, and weekly themes ranging from cooperation and kindness to anger and betrayal. Students will publish experiences, poems, and short stories, on an SD43 wiki, that are crafted, drafted, and published for public sharing. Students also have an opportunity to attend and participate in various events including the district’s Open Mic festival. Visit http://writing 12.posterous.com to see student samples.