Outcome Chart - Newfoundland and Labrador - English Language Arts Grade 3

Speaking and Listening

Overall Expectations

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

Specific Expectations

describe, share, and discuss thoughts, feelings, and experiences and consider others’ ideas

ask and respond to questions to clarify information and to explore possibilities or solutions to problems

express and explain opinions and respond to the questions and reactions of others

listen critically to others’ ideas and opinions

1.0 describe personal experiences with supporting details

2.0 demonstrate listening strategies for different situations and purposes

3.0 use various types of questions to clarify information and ideas

4.0 support responses to questions

5.0 communicate concisely and sequentially

MediaSmarts Resources

Eating under the Rainbow

Favourite Sports and Athletes

Finding Balance in Our Digital Lives

Girls and Boys on Television

Internet Time Capsule

Villains, Heroes and Heroines

 

Overall Expectations

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

Specific Expectations

participate in conversation, small group and whole-group discussion; understand when to speak, when to listen

adapt volume, projection, facial expressions, gestures, and tone of voice to the speaking occasion

give and follow instructions and respond to questions and directions

engage in and respond to a variety of oral presentations and other texts

8.0 participate actively in conversations

9.0 demonstrate effective presentation skills

10.0 respond personally to information, ideas, and opinions

11.0 respond critically to information, ideas, and opinions

MediaSmarts Resources

Eating under the Rainbow

Favourite Sports and Athletes

Finding Balance in Our Digital Lives

Girls and Boys on Television

Internet Time Capsule

Villains, Heroes and Heroines

 

Overall Expectations

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

Specific Expectations

use basic courtesies and conventions of conversation in group work and co-operative play

demonstrate a growing awareness that different kinds of language are appropriate to different situations

14.0 demonstrate respect and sensitivity in oral communications

MediaSmarts Resources

Eating under the Rainbow

Favourite Sports and Athletes

Finding Balance in Our Digital Lives

Girls and Boys on Television

Internet Time Capsule

Villains, Heroes and Heroines

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 text.

Specific Expectations

select, independently and with teacher assistance, texts appropriate to their interests and learning needs

read widely and experience a variety of children’s literature

use pictorial, typographical, and organizational features of written text to determine content, locate topics, and obtain information

use and integrate, with support, the various cueing systems (pragmatic, semantic, syntactic, and graphophonic) and a range of strategies to construct meaning

describe their own reading and viewing processes and strategies

16.0 select a variety of text types, forms, and genres appropriate for specific purposes

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

18.0 use strategies to make sense of texts

19.0 reflect on their development in reading and viewing

MediaSmarts Resources

Adversmarts: Understanding Food Advertising Online

Can You Spot the Ad?

Co-Co’s Adversmarts

Comparing Real Families to TV Families

Eating under the Rainbow

Facing TV Violence: Consequences and Media Violence

Facing TV Violence: Counting & Discussing Violence on the Screen

Facing TV Violence: Rewriting the Script

Favourite Sports and Athletes

Girls and Boys on Television

Healthy Food Web

Humour on Television

Introducing TV Families

Looking at Food Advertising

Prejudice and Body Image

Privacy Pirates

Representing Ourselves Online

So Many Choices!

TV Stereotypes

Villains, Heroes and Heroines

Violence in Sports

Overall Expectations

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

Specific Expectations

answer, with assistance, their questions and those of others by seeking information from a variety of texts

  • identify their own personal and learning needs for information
  • generate their own questions as a guide for research
  • use a range of print and nonprint materials to meet their needs
  • use basic reference materials and a database or electronic search
  • reflect on their own research process

20.0 formulate questions that lead to inquiry

21.0 select relevant information from a variety of sources to seek answers to questions

22.0 organize information

23.0 share organized information

MediaSmarts Resources

CyberSense and Nonsense: The Second Adventure of the Three CyberPigs

Facing TV Violence: Counting & Discussing Violence on the Screen

Facing TV Violence: Rewriting the Script

Healthy Food Web

So Many Choices!

 

Overall Expectations

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

Specific Expectations

make personal connections to texts and describe, share, and discuss their reactions and emotions

express and explain opinions about texts and types of texts, and the work of authors and illustrators, demonstrating an increasing awareness of the reasons for their opinions

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

25.0 express opinions about a variety of texts

26.0 support responses using text information and personal experiences

MediaSmarts Resources

Comparing Real Families to TV Families

Facing TV Violence: Rewriting the Script

Girls and Boys on Television

Humour on Television

Introducing TV Families

Prejudice and Body Image

TV Stereotypes

Villains, Heroes and Heroines

Violence in Sports

Overall Expectations

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

Specific Expectations

question information presented in print and visual texts

- use a personal knowledge base as a frame of reference

identify some different types of print and media texts - recognize some of their language conventions and text characteristics

 - recognize that these conventions and characteristics help them understand what they read and view

respond critically to texts

- formulate questions as well as understandings

- identify the point of view in a text and demonstrate awareness of whose voices/ positions are and are not being expressed

- discuss the text from the perspectives of their own realities and experiences

- identify instances of prejudice, bias, and stereotyping

27.0 interpret the intended messages in a range of texts

28.0 respond critically to intentional and unintentional messages within texts

29.0 provide alternative perspectives to texts

MediaSmarts Resources

Adversmarts: Understanding Food Advertising Online

Can You Spot the Ad?

Co-Co’s Adversmarts

Comparing Real Families to TV Families

Facing TV Violence: Consequences and Media Violence

Facing TV Violence: Counting & Discussing Violence on the Screen

Facing TV Violence: Rewriting the Script

Favourite Sports and Athletes

Girls and Boys on Television

Healthy Food Web

Humour on Television

Introducing TV Families

Looking at Food Advertising

Prejudice and Body Image

TV Stereotypes

Villains, Heroes and Heroines

Violence in Sports

Writing and Representing

Overall Expectations

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

create written and media texts using a variety of forms

- experiment with the combination of writing with other media to increase the impact of their presentations

demonstrate some awareness of purpose and audience

- make choices about form for a specific purpose/audience

• consider their readers’/ listeners’/viewers’ questions, comments, and other responses in assessing their work and extending their learning

32.0 use various text types and forms in writing and representations

33.0 create text types and forms for specific purposes and audiences

34.0 seek feedback in the creation and further development of texts

 

MediaSmarts Resources

Adversmarts: Understanding Food Advertising Online

Facing TV Violence: Rewriting the Script

Girls and Boys on Television

Healthy Food Web

Humour on Television

Introducing TV Families

Looking at Food Advertising

Prejudice and Body Image

Representing Ourselves Online

Rules of the Game

So Many Choices!

Teaching TV: Film Production: Who Does What?

TV Stereotypes

Violence in Sports

Overall Expectations

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

Specific Expectations

• experiment with a range of prewriting, drafting, editing, proofreading and presentation strategies

• use some conventions of written language

• experiment with technology in writing and other forms of representing

• demonstrate engagement with the creation of pieces of writing and other representations

• select, organize, and combine relevant information, with assistance, from at least two sources, without copying verbatim, to construct and communicate meaning

35.0 use a variety of strategies to write and represent effectively

36.0 reflect on their development in writing and representing

 

MediaSmarts Resources

Adversmarts: Understanding Food Advertising Online

Facing TV Violence: Rewriting the Script

Girls and Boys on Television

Healthy Food Web

Humour on Television

Introducing TV Families

Looking at Food Advertising

Prejudice and Body Image

Representing Ourselves Online

Rules of the Game

So Many Choices!

Teaching TV: Film Production: Who Does What?

TV Stereotypes

Violence in Sports