Outcome Chart - Newfoundland and Labrador - English Language Arts Grade 4

Speaking and Listening

Overall Expectations

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

Specific Expectations

1.1 discuss personal experiences with supporting detail

1.2 use active listening strategies for a variety of purposes

1.3 use various types of questions to explore information and ideas

1.5 reflect upon a variety of oral texts to share personal perspectives

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

Specific Expectations

2.1 contribute effectively to conversations

2.2 apply effective presentation skills

2.3 respond to a speaker’s message

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Educational Games

Overall Expectations

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

Specific Expectations

3.1 communicate with respect and sensitivity

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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 and read a variety of texts, forms, and genres appropriate for specific purposes

4.2 use text structures to construct meaning

4.3 use text features to construct meaning

4.4 use strategies to make sense of texts

4.5 reflect on their development in reading and viewing

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Interactive Resources

Overall Expectations

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

Specific Expectations

5.1 create a question for an inquiry.

5.2 analyze information from reliable and relevant sources

5.3 organize information in a meaningful way

5.4 share new learning from inquiry

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Overall Expectations

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

Specific Expectations

6.1 respond to texts by making connections

6.2 use evidence from texts to support responses

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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 analyze the intended messages in a variety of text types and forms

7.2 respond critically to a variety of text types and forms

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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 their 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 create various text types and forms for specific purposes and audiences when writing and representing.

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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 create texts using the processes of writing and representing

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