Course Description

ELA B30 is organized into two main units: The Search for Self : We develop our understanding of who we are, what it means to be human, and the purpose of our lives. The Social Experience: Every person is part of the larger society and is shaped by and responsible to it. Students examine, critique, and interrogate the society in which they live and consider the actions students can take to create the kind of society in which they would like to live.

Units of Study

  • Sense of Self
  • Universal Ideals
  • Joy and Inspiration
  • Universal Issues
  • Tackling Issues
  • Doubt and Fear
  • Collective Vs. Individual
  • Universal Issues
  • Tackling Issues

Course Materials

Supplied by the DLC

E-text: Night, Elie Wiesel
E-text: Animal Farm, George Orwell
E-Text: Hamlet, Shakespeare

Obtained by Student

Audio/visual recording equipment (a SMART phone or a mic for the computer will be sufficient)

Suggested Career Pathways

  • Communications in Business/ Entrepreneurship
  • Police Officer
  • Journalist
  • Lawyer
  • Judge
  • Accountant
  • Manger Positions
  • Teacher or Professor


ELA 20

Delivery Method

Online Asynchronous


Grade 12
Summer School

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