Music for Grade 5/6
Instrumental Band for 7-9
Students will study and perform the finest repertoire in band literature, featuring many historical and contemporary styles. Students will broaden their theoretical knowledge as well as technical skills through numerous activities, performance projects, playing tests, and written assignments, and then apply this knowledge to their ability to play the: Flute, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Saxophone, Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Tuba, String Bass, or Bass guitar Drums/Percussion.
French as a Second Language (FSL)
Languages open the door to other cultures and other ways of seeing the world. Additional Languages may give Canadians a career advantage in a global economy and expand personal horizons. FSL offers students a formal classroom environment for learning French through creative and innovative lessons. This course is designed based on the premise that students wish to continue to learn French in high school. Themes to be covered include; friends, fashion, social life, outdoor activities, clubs, shopping, expressing feelings and opinions. Verb tenses (grade level dependent) will include present, past, and future (immediate and simple). The use of the past tenses will be taught in this course. Also introduced: comparative and superlative of adjectives and adverbs, and pronominal verbs. Students will also use technology as an effective tool in their learning and research on culture.