English 11 First Peoples and English 12 First Peoples are the academic equivalent of English 11 and 12 which is available to all students. First Peoples’ experiences, values, and culture are explored in various forms of text, including novels, poetry, short stories and film. Forms of expression that are distinctive to First Peoples’ culture, such as oratory will also be included. All resources used in these courses are created by or in collaboration with First Peoples, including people of First Nations, Metis, Inuit, or international Indigenous ancestry. Students will develop the English language and literacy skills they must have to meet B.C.’s graduation requirements. English 12 First Peoples ends with a Provincial Exam worth 40% of the course. Offered as a year-long course with Learning Strategies.
Course code: MEFP-11