Sir John A. Macdonald

Guidance - Academics

Grade 9 Course selection booklet 2015-16

 

2015-16 Course Selection! Where you will find information about:

Semester system, Different types of credits, Changing and dropping courses, Transcripts, Advanced placement program, Post-secondary information, Diploma graduation requirements, Apply to Post-Secondary, Career Cruising, Courses at SJA

 

Course Planning Chart

Use the following table to plan your high school career. Indicate which course you will take to meet the corresponding Department of Education requirement for graduation.

Graduation Requirement

Course I Select

Completed

English – Grade 10

 

 

English – Grade 11

 

 

English – Grade 12

 

 

Fine Arts (Visual arts, or Drama, or Dance 11

 

 

Mathematics

 

 

Mathematics (different grade level then the first one)

 

 

 1 of: Mi'Kmaw/Canadian History or African Canadian Studies

 

 

Global Studies

 

 

First Science: Science10, biology11, physics11, chemistry11

 

 

Second Science: biology, chemistry, physics, human biology, oceans, food science, or geology

 

 

Technology/Math/Science

 

 

Technology/Math/Science

 

 

Physically Active Living 11 or Dance11 or, Yoga 11, or Phys.Ed.10,11 or 12

 

 

 

 

 

5 Additional Credits:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Additional Requirements:

· No more than 7 grade ten credits may be counted towards graduation.

· A minimum of 5 credits must be at the grade twelve level.

· French Immersion Certificate: Français-immersion 10, 11, 12.Minimum two immersion courses per year.

Educational Planning Chart

 

1. Select the courses you would like to take for the next year(s), keeping in mind:

· Grad requirements based on the year you entered grade 10

· Courses available

· Course requirements for education and career goals

· The Recommended Prerequisite courses

Grade 10

Credits Achieved/Planned

Grade 11

Credits Achieved/Planned

Grade 12

Credits Achieved/Planned

 

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Total Credits:

 

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Other possible courses:

 

 

 

 

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