St. Joan of Arc Catholic Secondary School 3801 Thomas Street Mississauga, Ontario, L5M 7G2 (905) 285-0050 We believe that each one, created in the image and likeness of God, is called by name into the Dufferin-Peel community to realize the Ontario Catholic School Graduate Expectations to the fullest extent possible as we all journey from the early years to vocation. COURSE OUTLINE Department: Religion Course: Be With Me Course Code: HRE 1O1 Course Description: This course invites students to a deeper understanding of both the joy and the demands of following in the way of Christ and living out the call to discipleship as it is described in the Scriptures. Using the Beatitudes as a touchstone, students examine the attitudes and actions that characterize the Christian life. Students will explore a variety of topics related to the themes of personhood, interpersonal relationships and sexuality. They are encouraged to understand and nurture within themselves the virtues which will enable them to deepen their relationship with God in and through Christ in the context of a Spirit-filled community. Students will develop a respect for humanity based upon the study of issues presented in this course. Learning to respect the dignity of self and other according to the teaching of Christ is a key component of social behaviour. Students will be given the opportunity to become aware of and resist forces that are considered destructive to the healing of society and individuals. Strand & Unit Title: Corresponding Catholic Graduate Expectation(s): 1: Scripture 2: Profession of Faith 3: Christian Moral Development 4: Prayer and Sacramental Life 5: Family Life Education CGE1a Illustrates a basic understanding of the saving story of our Christian faith CGE1c Actively reflects on God's Word as communicated through the Hebrew and Christian scriptures CGE1i Integrates faith with life CGE2a Listens actively and critically to understand and learn in light of gospel values CGE2c Presents information and ideas clearly and honestly and with sensitivity to others CGE3a Recognizes there is more grace in our world than sin and that hope is essential in facing all challenges CGE3b Creates, adapts, evaluates new ideas in light of the common good CGE3d Makes decisions in light of gospel values with an informed moral conscience CGE4a Demonstrates a confident and positive sense of self and respect for the dignity and welfare of others CGE4e Sets appropriate goals and priorities in school, work and personal life CGE5e Respects the rights, responsibilities and contributions of self and others CGE5a Works effectively as an interdependent team member CGE6b Recognizes human intimacy and sexuality as God given gifts, to be used as the creator intended CGE6c Values and honours the important role of the family in society CGE7j Contributes to the common good CGE7f Respects and affirms the diversity and interdependence of the world's peoples and cultures Assessment and Evaluation Category Weightings Weight % Final Summative Assessments Overall Weighting Knowledge & Understanding 25 Term Work 70 Thinking & Investigation 25 Course Culminating 20 Application 25 Exam 10 Communication 25 Learning Skills and Work Habits will also be assessed and reported on. For more information please refer to Growing Success pg. 11. http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/policyfunding/growsuccess.pdf.