Discover the richness of EFP, and its accessibility to all students – Indigenous and non-Indigenous alike, the importance of authentic First Peoples texts, and how the First Peoples Principles of Learning are included in EFP courses. This video explains how the academic rigour in EFP is equal to that of the English courses.
What are the choices for students in Grades 10-12? Learn about the purpose of the 2-credit course options in Grade 10, the common curricular competencies across each of the ELA courses, and the required Grade 12 English/EFP course.
This unit uses diverse written and visual texts to help students understand aspects of who they are by exploring other people’s experiences and perspectives. Students have opportunities to understand how they’re connected to the land and to consider their sense of place. Students analyze and synthesize written and visual texts to inform and inspire the creation of their own written and visual texts.
For years I have been inviting students to share their stories through various writing assignments in the class, and I always try to connect students’ worlds with those they encounter in literature. Memoir writing is a powerful medium through which students can reflect on and share moments that have shaped who they are.