Course description ESLEO

Course Title:English Literacy Development Level 5
Course Code: ESLEO
Grade: Any
Course Type: Open
Credit Value: 1
Prerequisite: ESLDO Level 4 or equivalent

Course Description:

This course provides students with skills and strategies that will allow them to continue their
education successfully and pursue pathways to employment that may involve apprenticeship
and/or cooperative education programs. Students will develop greater independence in reading
and writing, as well as in interpreting media texts; use a range of media and community resources;
and communicate both orally and in writing on a variety of topics. This course also expands the
critical thinking skills students will need in order to contribute to Canadian society as informed citizens.
As you move through this course you will create aliteracy portfolio. This is a file containing a
record of your reading experiences and samples of your writing, areading logcontaining a list of
what you have read, andlearning reflections journalwhere you will think about your skills and your
goals related to them.
The approximate teaching time per UNIT is indicated in the Course Content. However, how much time
you will need to complete the tasks and assignments, or which is dedicated to independent reading and
writing, will depend on your own individual needs and literacy competency.
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