Outcome Chart - Alberta - English Language Arts 1

Listen, speak, read, write, view, and represent to explore thoughts, ideas, feelings, and experiences

Discover and Explore

  • share personal experiences that are clearly related to oral, print and other media texts
  • make observations about activities, experiences and oral, print and other media texts
  • express preferences for a variety of oral, print and other media texts

Lessons

Educational Game

Teacher/Parent Guides

Listen, speak, read, write, view, and represent to comprehend and respond personally and critically to oral, print, and other media texts

Use Strategies and Cues

  • use previous experience and knowledge or oral language to make connections to the meaning of oral, print and other media texts
  • talk about print or other media texts previously read or viewed

Respond to Texts

  • participate in shared listening, reading and viewing experiences, using oral, print and other media texts texts from a variety of cultural traditions and genres, such as poems, storytelling by elders, pattern books, audio tapes, stories and cartoons
  • relate aspects of stories and characters to personal feelings and experiences
  • retell interesting or important aspects of oral, print and other media texts
  • tell what was liked or disliked about oral, print and other media texts
  • identify how words can imitate sounds and create special effects
  • experiment with repetitions, rhyme and rhythm to create effects in own oral, print and other media texts

Understand Forms and Techniques

  • distinguish differences in the ways various oral, print and other media texts are organized
  • identify various forms of media texts
  • tell what characters do or what happens to them in a variety of oral, print and other media texts
  • create original texts [such as paintings and drawings, dramatizations, oral stories…] to communicate and demonstrate understanding of forms and technique

Create Original Text

  • generate and contribute ideas for individual or group oral, print and other media texts

Lessons

Educational Game

Teacher/Parent Guides

Listen, speak, read, write, view, and represent to manage ideas and information

Share and Review

  • share ideas and information from oral, print and other media texts with familiar audiences

Lessons

Educational Game

Listen, speak, read, write, view, and represent to enhance the clarity and artistry of communication

Enhance and Improve

  • use words and pictures to add sensory detail in oral, print and other media texts

Lessons

Listen, speak, read, write, view and represent to respect, support and collaborate with others

Respect Others and Strengthen Community

  • share personal experiences and family traditions related to oral, print and other media texts
  • talk about other times, places and people after exploring oral, print and other media texts from various communities

Lessons

Teacher/Parent Guides