Rosthern Junior College

ImagINe info

Grade 10 Courses

Space is limited in our new grade 10 program, IMAGINE. Apply today!

To view the complete selection of RJC courses available for Grade 10, please select the types of classes listed below:

  • Required Courses

    English A10 and B10
    English Language Arts 10 is a compulsory two credit course. In ELA, students explore literature of various types and genres. They also acquire and practice communication skills and techniques that focus on writing, speaking and listening areas. The courses follow a thematic approach. Some of the themes considered in ELA are: (1) Challenges: Opportunities and Obstacles (2) The Unknown: Hopes and Fears and (3) Equality: Pain and Pride.

     Students whose first language is not English can only register in one English course during their first semester

    History 10
    History 10 explores the development of the modern world. A number of major historical events are explored in depth to determine how they helped shape the world we live in today. These include the French Revolution, which developed our understanding of the modern social contract, and the Industrial Revolution, which laid the foundation for our modern economic systems.
    Science 10
    Science 10 examines areas of physical, biological and chemical sciences through units dealing with water and natural environment, the actions of chemical reactions and changes, and an introduction to the sciences of the physical world. Skills such as problem solving, careful observation and critical thinking, and questioning are developed.
    Math 10: Workplace and Apprenticeship
    Content in this pathway was chosen to meet the needs of students intending to pursue careers in the trades and general workplaces. Students who enjoy hand-on work would be well-suited for this pathway. 30% to 40% of all Grade 12 graduates are entering fields for which Workplace and Apprenticeship Math is appropriate.
    Math 10: Foundations of Mathematics
    Content in this pathway was chosen to meet the needs of students intending to pursue careers in areas that typically require university, but are not math intensive, such as the humanities, fine arts, social sciences and nursing.
    Math 10: Pre-Calculus
    Content in this pathway was chosen to meet the needs of students interested in pursuing careers in science-related areas. 10% to 20% of all Grade 12 graduates are entering fields for which Pre-Calculus is appropriate.

     We strongly recommend students take both Math 10 courses!

    Wellness 10
    This course combines aspects of physical education and health education. In-class sessions are held on topics such as cardiovascular, musculoskeletal, nutritional and emotional fitness. The overall goal of the course is to help students make healthy, informed lifestyle choices.
    Practical and Applied Arts 10
    This course will include a number of models including ones such as resume writing, woodworking, design, cooking and so on.
    Choral 10
    Choir is a requirement for Grade 10s. The vast majority of the other RJC students sing in the school choir. This course is consistently a highlight for our graduates. No previous experience is required.
    Bible Survey 1 and 2
    All students in their first year enrol in Bible Survey class. This course is divided into two semesters and provides the students with a basic understanding of the Bible and its themes.
  • Elective Courses

    Communications Media 10
    This course is designed to provide opportunities for students to acquire and develop knowledge, skills and abilities in audio, video and multimedia production technologies.
    Visual Arts 10
    Art classes are designed to provide a basic, solid foundation in art, and to encourage creative, individual artistic expression. The classes help create an awareness of art in other cultures, encourage visual statements on social concerns/issues and introduce students to art history and appreciation.
    Theatre Arts 10
    The Arts Education curriculum incorporates the four strands of dance, drama, music and visual art within modules. The curriculum is designed to allow for a variety of possibilities for delivery, respecting that timetabling situations and personnel vary from school to school. The course may be taught by one teacher or several, working individually or as a team.

     Elective courses will be offered depending on enrolment or student interest.

  • Other Courses

    Driver Education
    To be eligible for a Saskatchewan Driver's License a person must take a Driver Education Course. There is no cost for Saskatchewan students who are taking this course for the first time. For students from other provinces or students who need to complete or repeat the Driver Education course, the cost will be approximately $560.