Course Planning
Grade 8  9
Objectives
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Introduce the role of the counsellor.
General introduction to the world of postsecondary.
Introduce the graduation program.
Explain Grade 9 course options.
Provide general information about a variety of
courses.
Role of the Counsellor
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Who is your counsellor?
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Mrs. Pooni and Mr.Sall (A –
K)
Mrs. Smalley (L – Z), Mr. Sall
on Fridays
Why might someone see a
counsellor?
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Academic
Career
Personal
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Delview Counselling
Referrals
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How does your counsellor know who to see?
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Self
Friends
Parents/Family
Teachers/Administrators
How to sign up.
Emergencies
Confidentiality
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3 exceptions:
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Harm self
Harm others
Harmed by others
Course Planning Portion
Your Future
Making decisions about courses….
Decision Making About Courses
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Interests
Strengths/Weakness
Family’s Influence
Friends’ Influence
Required for Career
Like the teacher…
Options open….
Many pathways…….
Life After High School
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Part-time work
Full-time work
Part-time work and school
Travel, Volunteer Abroad
Canadian Armed Forces
Trades
College and University
Graduation Requirements
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Must pass:
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English: up to grade 12
Social Studies: up to grade 11
Science: up to grade 11
Math: up to grade 11
Physical Education: up to grade 10
Will need one Fine Arts or Applied Skills 10, 11, or
12 course (e.g. Foods, Shop, Music, Drama,
Computers, Art)
Planning 10 leading up to Grad Transitions 12
Graduation Continued……
80 Credits Needed
to Graduate
 Each course is 4
credits
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A minimum of 16 credits
must be at the Grade 12
level (includes
Language Arts 12)
Career Development Programs
See Mr. Prideaux
in Career Centre
Tech Stretch
 Apprenticeship Program
 ACE -IT
 Work Experience Program
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Delta Academies
DELTA ACADEMIES
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Baseball - Sands
Dance - Delta Sec
Film - Acting - Ladner
Film - Production - Ladner
Golf - Seaquam
Hockey - Burnsview
Hockey - South Delta
Lacrosse - Delta Sec
Soccer - South Delta and Sands
Softball – Seaquam
Cadets - Seaquam
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Grade 9 Program
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English 9
Science 9
A Math 9
Social Studies 9
PE 9
Elective
Elective
Elective
English
English 10
Communications
11
English 11
Communications
12
English 12
Literature
12
We advise you choose Engl or Com based on
Teacher Recommendation
Writing 12
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Social Studies 10
Socials
Social Studies 11 or
BC First Nations 12
Psychology 11
Psychology
12
Comparative
Civilization
12 (not UBC)
Geography
12
History
12
Law 12
Economics 12
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Science
Science 10
Earth
Science
11
Physics 11
C+
Geology 12
Physics 12
Chemistry
11
C+
Chemistry
12
Sci & Tech 11
Biology 11
Teacher
Recommended
C+
Biology 12
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Math Curriculum
MATH 9
Apprenticeship & Workplace 10
Apprenticeship & Workplace 11
Foundations of Mathematics &
Pre-Calculus 10
Foundations 11
Apprenticeship & Workplace 12
Foundations 12
Entry into the majority of
trades or direct entry to
the workplace
Post-Secondary
programs not requiring
theoretical calculus
Pre-Calculus 11
Pre-Calculus 12
Other
optional
courses such
as Calculus 12
Post-Secondary programs
requiring theoretical calculus
Languages
French 8
French 9
French 10
Intro.
Spanish
11 (SFU)
French 11
Spanish 11
French 12
Spanish 12
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Do I Need a
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nd
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Language?
There are many advantages of having a 2nd language
A second language is not required for graduation
2nd language to Grade 11 may be required for BC
University entrance (if apply from highschool; may not if
apply after 2 years of college)
• UBC - Vancouver
• SFU (can be beginners level – ie. Spanish 11Beginners)
Most Apprenticeships, Trade Programs do not require
2nd language
Courses (Grade 9 – 12)
Physical Education
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Physical Education (9 – 12)
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Required to grade 10
Physical Education 11 & 12 are
co-ed
Fit For Life 11/12 for girls
BUSINESS
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KEYBOARDING 9
 Typing, word processing/formatting
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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 9
 Basic computer skills, web design
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Home Economics
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Foods 9
 Cooking in
groups
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Textiles 9
 Sewing
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Physical Education
& Planning
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PE 9 is required
Technology Education
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Woodwork 9
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Metalwork 9
Electronics 9
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CAD/Drafting 9
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Power Technology 9
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Electrical circuits &
components
Computer aided
architectural design
Engines, making power
with machines
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Visual Arts
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Visual Arts 9
(General)
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2D and 3D
Media Arts 9
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Video production,
animation, camera,
photoshop…
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Performing Arts
Drama
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Drama 9
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Acting
Music
 Beginner Band 9
 Junior Band 9
 Guitar 9 – no experience
needed
New:
 Choral Music/Musical
Theatre 9
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Group and/or individual
singing
Get Help
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Strategies for Learning 9
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LA/LD
There is a process for being referred
ELL 9
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Speak to Ms. Stevens if you need more ELL courses next year
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What now?
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READ the course selection booklet
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Posted on Delview homepage  Students 
Course Planning
Drop in to see your counsellor at lunch or
after school if you have questions; or send an
email. Don’t wait!
Parent meeting on Wed. Feb.27, 7:00
Parent Connect open
TIME TO PICK COURSES
All registration will be done through
“Parent Connect”.
Follow the links from the Delview website:
http://dl.deltasd.bc.ca/
Course Planning 2014
1. What is the name of your counsellor?
•A-K: Mrs. Pooni, Mr. Sall
•L-Z: Ms. Smalley (Mr. Sall on Fridays)
2. How do you contact your counsellor?
•Go to counselling hallway….form by door…. Email…
3. Define confidentiality.
•Can’t share with others….private.
4. What are two things to consider when choosing your elective courses?
•Interests, strengths, family…..
5. Do you need a second language to graduate?
•No
6. How many electives do you get in Grade 9?
•3
7. Other than French (and English) what language is offered at
Delview?
•Spanish
8. Name one technology course and one business course.
•WW, MW, PT, DRAFT or KB and IT
9. When is Band 9 offered?
•AM
10. Which website do you use to select your courses?
•Delview
 What
is the Number 1 thing that will
lead you to success?
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Hard Work (grit!)
Kindness, and Willingness to ask
for help, also help
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