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Sinclair Sinclair Sinclair Sinclai
GRADE 8 to GRADE 9
HELPING STUDENTS
SUCCEED AT
SINCLAIR
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ONTARIO SECONDARY
SCHOOL DIPLOMA (OSSD)
• 30 CREDITS (110
HOURS EACH)
– 18 Compulsory Credits
– 12 Optional Credits
• Meet the provincial
literacy requirement
for graduation.
• 40 Hours of Community
Involvement
**starting July
18 COMPULSORY
CREDITS
4 Credits
1 Credit
3 Credits
English ( 1 credit per grade)
French as a Second Language
Mathematics - at least 1 credit
at grade 11 or 12
2 Credits Science
1 Credit Canadian History
1 Credit Canadian Geography
1 Credit Arts
1 Credit Physical and Health Education
0.5 Credit Civics
0.5 Credit Career Studies
COMPULSORY CREDITS
(contd.)
ONE ADDITIONAL CREDIT FROM:
a) The Arts ( Visual Art, Dance,
Drama, or Music)
b) Business Studies
c) Physical and Health Education
d) French as a second language
e) Co-operative Education **
COMPULSORY CREDITS
(contd.)
ONE ADDITIONAL CREDIT FROM:
a) Canadian and World Studies
b) English
c) Social Sciences
d) French as a second language, or
a Native Language, or an
international language
e) Guidance & Career Education
f) Co-operative Education **
COMPULSORY CREDITS
(contd.)
ONE ADDITIONAL CREDIT FROM:
a) Computer Studies
grade 10-12
b) Science - grade 11 or 12
c) Technological Education
d) Co-operative Education **
** a maximum of 2 credits in cooperative education can count as
compulsory credits
OPTIONAL CREDITS
12 ADDITIONAL CREDITS
BASED ON:
• areas of interest & future career goals
• required course to enter a future course
• required for entrance to College
Apprenticeship or University programs
- Making Your Choices Academic or Applied
Academic (D)
• Courses cover core concepts
plus additional material
• Emphasis on THEORY
• Intended for Universitybound students
• Works independently in a
focused manner
• Perseveres when challenged
• Uses prior knowledge and
experience to solve problems
• Completes homework
consistently and thoroughly
Applied (P)
• Courses cover core concepts
• Emphasis on PRACTICAL APPLICATION
• Works in a focused manner – not
always independently
• May need assistance to organize and
complete homework regularly
• Intended for College/Apprenticeship
students
- Making Your Choices -
Open, Locally Developed
Open (O)
• One set of expectations for all
students
in the
subject area
Locally Developed (L)
• Courses will deepen knowledge and
improve understanding of basic
concepts
• Bridge to Applied or Workplace
courses
High Level Athletes
Planning on studying
in
the United States ?
Make sure you have your child identify self to Student Services in grade 9 !!!!!
In order to become an eligible
Student – Athlete (competing in the
NCAA division), specific courses
at the ACADEMIC Level are
required.
Work as hard in school as you do
in your sport !!
SINCLAIR COURSE
CODING SYSTEM
ENG1D1
• 1ST 3 characters = Subject (English)
• 4TH character
= Grade
1 = gr. 9
2 = gr. 10
• 5TH character
3 = gr. 11
= Course stream
D = academic P = applied
locally developed
• 6TH character
1 = regular course
4 = girls 3 = boys
4 = gr. 12
O = open
L=
= Type of course
F = French Immersion
9 = Cooperative Education
GRADE 9 COURSES
STUDENTS MUST SELECT
• English
• French
Applied
ENG1P1
Academic
ENG1D1
Locally
ENG1L1
Developed
ESL/ELD
ESL0A1/ELD0A1
Applied
Academic
Immersion
FSF1P1
FSF1D1
FIF1DF
GRADE 9 COURSES
STUDENTS MUST SELECT
• Geography Applied
Academic
Immersion
CGC1P1
CGC1D1
CGC1DF
• Math
MFM1P1
MPM1D1
MAT1L1
Applied
Academic
Locally
Developed
GRADE 9 COURSES
STUDENTS MUST SELECT
• PHYSICAL AND HEALTH
EDUCATION
FEMALE
PPL1O4
MALE
PPL1O3
IMMERSION PPL1OF
GRADE 9 COURSES
STUDENTS MUST SELECT
• THE ARTS DRAMA
VISUAL ART
MUSIC (INSTRUMENTAL
MUSIC (KEYBOARDING)
MUSIC (VOCAL)
MUSIC (GUITAR)
ADA1O1
AVI1O1
)AMU1O1
AMK1O1
AMV1O1
AMG1O1
GRADE 9 COURSES
STUDENTS MUST SELECT
• Science
Applied
Academic
SNC1P1
SNC1D1
• Exploring Technologies
TIJ1O1
or another Arts credit
CHANGING COURSE
STREAMS IN GRADE 10
CROSS OVER PACKAGES
Gr. 9 academic
Gr. 10 academic
cross over /transfer
Gr. 9 applied
Gr. 10 applied
cross over = up to 30 hours of work
IMMERSION
FRANÇAISE
• 10 credits taught in French are required
to receive your French Immersion
certificate.
* 8 mandatory courses & 2 optional
courses
• These courses are part of the 30
mandatory credits and count toward the
compulsory requirements where
applicable.
• One Français is required each year.
• French Immersion courses are taught at
the academic/university level where
applicable.
IMMERSION
FRANÇAISE
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12
FIF 1DF
Français
FIF 2DF
Français
FIF 3UF
Français
FIF 4UF
Français
Optional Courses
Optional Courses
CHW 3UF
Histoire mondiale
jusqu'au XVIe
siècle
CGW 4UF
Le Canada et le monde:
une analyse
géographique
PPL 3OF
Vie active et santé
CWE 1OF/2OF
Education Coopérative
(1 or 2 Credits)
CGC 1DF
Géographie
Canadienne
PPL 1OF
Vie active et santé
CHC 2DF
Histoire
du Canada
au XXe siècle
CHV 2OF & GLC2OF
Éducation à la
Citoyenneté
&
Carrières
(½ Credit Each)
Optional Courses
PPL 2OF
Vie active et santé
CWE 1OF/2OF
Education Coopérative
(1 or 2 Credits)
Note:

In addition, all diploma requirements must be completed.
How to Apply???
• Check this
out.
Changes for Option
Selections
• Go to www.sinclair.ddsbschools.ca
• Login in Username: student number
•
Password – mmddyyyy
(birthdate)
• Once you are logged in you will be
on the “Portfolio Homepage” –
• To begin your next school year
choices - click on “Course Planner”
from the list of options
www.sinclair.ddsbschools.ca
Career Cruising – DDSB
Login Portal
Portal Login – ddsb-(nine
digit number)
You can watch
the video demo..
Course Planner
English – Applied, Academic,
Locally Developed, English
Literacy
Course selection complete –
Submit button must be pushed
cannot be undone!!!!
Do not
Do not
Do not
• Hand in the
Remember
• Once the submit
button is hit, it
cannot be undone –
please contact your
school.
• Print a copy of the
Course Request
Signoff Sheet and
return to Grade 8
teacher.
ORGANIZATION OF COURSES
8
9
Regular programme
TRANSITION COURSES
Academic
Locally
Open
Courses
Courses
Applied
Courses
Developed
CROSS OVER COURSES/Transfer
10
11
12
Academic
Open
Courses
Applied
Courses
TRANSFER COURSES
Univ./Coll.
College
Univ.
Open
Prep.
Prep.
Prep.
Courses
TRANSFER COURSES
Univ.
Univ./Coll.
College
Open
Prep.
Prep.
Prep.
Courses
Courses
Work
Prep.
Work
Prep.
Semestered Schools
• Courses offered on a half-year basis
• Generally, 8 subjects in two blocks:
- 4 subjects from September to January
- other 4 subjects from February to June
• Exams for the first semester are near the
end of January and second semester begins
at the end of January or early February.
• There is an EQAO Math test at the end of the
semester that math is taken in Grade 9.
SINCLAIR’S AREA
Conlin Road
Garden
Street
Oshawa/
Whitby
Border
Taunton Road
Brock
Street
SINCLAIR S.S.
Rossland Road
Sinclair’s Grade 8 Feeder
Schools
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Fallingbrook P.S.
Glen Dhu P.S.
John Dryden P.S.
Ormiston P.S.
Sir Samuel Steele P.S.
Robert Munsch P.S. (specific area only)
Dr. Robert Thornton (specific area only)
Regional Programme- French Immersion:
•
Cpt. Michael VandenBos P.S. ,
•
Brooklin Village P.S.,
•
Julie Payette P.S.
Grade 8 Summer School
• Topics include an
introduction of grade
9 math and English,
study and homework
skills, and time
management.
• Location - Donald A
Wilson- Watch for
more information in
the coming months!
SINCLAIR SECONDARY
SCHOOL
Important Dates
COURSE Request
Signoff SHEET
DUE TO GRADE 8
TEACHERS
Friday,
February 21,
2014
SINCLAIR’S NEW
STUDENT
ORIENTATION &
BARBECUE
Tuesday, September 2nd,
2014
Parents Invited
AM – Classes
PM – Planned Activities
SINCLAIR SECONDARY
SCHOOL
Registration Procedures
• See Mr. MacDonald at the back for an
instruction letter
• All information is on our website under
Student Services.
** Proof of residence in Sinclair’s area is
required at the appointment.
Key Points to
Remember
• 4 year high school programme
• 40 hours of community involvement
to begin the summer starting
grade 9
• Destination courses start in grade
11 and continue in grade 12
• Contact your grade 8 teacher or
Sinclair’s Guidance for clarification
of levels
Sinclair Tours
Following this presentation parents
wishing tours will meet in the
Commons – pick up your tour guide
at that time.
Sinclair Sinclair Sinclair Sinclai
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Sinclair Sinclair Sinclair Sinclai
GRADE 8 to GRADE 9
HELPING STUDENTS
SUCCEED AT
SINCLAIR
Sinclair Sinclair Sinclair Sinclai
lair Sinclair Sinclair Sinclair Sin

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