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This outcome chart contains media-related learning outcomes from the Atlantic Provinces Education Foundation, English Language Arts curriculum, Grades 1-2, with links to supporting resources on the MediaSmarts site.
Each Atlantic Province follows closely the Atlantic Provinces Education Foundation Framework for English Language Arts. In this Framework, media literacy is integrated throughout the English Language Arts curriculum under the general learning outcomes of Speaking and Listening, Reading and Viewing and Writing and Other Ways of Representing.
Speaking and Listening
Students will be able to communicate information and ideas effectively and clearly, and to respond personally and critically.
Reading and Viewing
Students will be expected to select, read, and view with understanding a range of literature, information, media and visual texts.
Students will be expected to respond personally to a range of texts.
Students will be expected to respond critically to a range of texts, applying their knowledge of language, form and genre.
Writing and Other Ways of Representing
Students will be expected to create texts collaboratively and independently, using a variety of forms for a range of audiences and purposes.
Students will be expected to use a range of strategies to develop effective writing and media products to enhance their clarity, precision and effectiveness.
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