Outcome Chart - Newfoundland and Labrador - English Language Arts Grade 1

Speaking and Listening

Overall Expectations

GCO 1: Students will speak and listen to explore, extend, clarify, and reflect on their thoughts, ideas, feelings, and experiences.

Specific Expectations

    1. describe personal experiences orally.
    2. Listen to a variety of situations for different purposes
    3. Ask questions to seek more information
    4. Respond to questions to clarify information

1.7 reflect upon a variety of oral texts

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GCO 2: Students will be able to communicate information and ideas effectively and clearly, and to respond personally and critically.

Specific Expectations

2.1 participate in conversations

2.2 present orally

2.3. respond personally to information, ideas, and opinions

2.4 respond critically to information, ideas, and opinions

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GCO 3: Students will be expected to interact with sensitivity and respect, considering the situation, audience, and purpose.

Specific Expectations

3.1 demonstrate social conventions

3.2 show an understanding of how word choice affects the feelings of others

3.3 use verbal and non-verbal cues suitable for specific situations, audiences, and purposes

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Reading and Viewing

Overall Expectations

GCO 4: Students will be expected to select, read, and view with understanding a range of literature, information, media, and visual texts.

Specific Expectations

4.1 select a variety of text types, forms, and genres appropriate for different purposes

4.2 use text features before, during, and after reading to help to construct meaning

4.3 use strategies to make sense of texts

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GCO 5: Students will be expected to interpret, select, and combine information using a variety of strategies, resources, and technologies

Specific Expectations

5.1 formulate questions that lead to inquiry

5.2 use information from a variety of sources to seek answers to questions

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GCO 6: Students will be expected to respond personally to a range of texts.

Specific Expectations

6.1 make connections from text-to-self, text-to-text, and text-to-world

6.2 express opinions about a variety of texts

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GCO 7: Students will be expected to respond critically to a range of texts, applying their understanding of language, form, and genre.

Specific Expectations

7.1 demonstrate an understanding that all texts have intended messages

7.2 examine texts for intended purposes and audiences

7.3 explore alternative perspectives to texts

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Writing and Representing

Overall Expectations

GCO 8: Students will be expected to use writing and other forms of representation to explore, clarify, and reflect on their thoughts, feelings, experiences, and learnings; and to use their imaginations.

Specific Expectations

8.1 express feelings and imaginative ideas through writing and representing

8.2 reflect on learning through writing and representing.

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GCO 9: Students will be expected to create texts collaboratively and independently, using a variety of forms for a range of audiences and purposes.

Specific Expectations

9.1 use various text types and forms in writing and representations

9.2 understand that texts are created for a purpose and an audience

9.3 create text types and forms for specific purposes and audiences

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GCO 10: Students will be expected to use a range of strategies to develop effective writing and representing to enhance their clarity, precision, and effectiveness.

Specific Expectations

10.1 use a variety of strategies to write and represent effectively