Outcome Chart - Alberta - English Language Arts 4

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

Discover and Explore

  • share personal responses to explore and develop
  • understanding of oral, print and other media texts
  • discuss and compare the ways similar topics are developed in different forms of oral, print and other media texts
  • select preferred forms from a variety of oral, print and other media texts

Clarify and Extend

  • identify other perspectives by exploring a variety of ideas, opinions, responses and oral, print and other media texts

Lessons

Educational Game

Parent/Teacher Tip Sheets

Student Tutorial (Licensed Resource)

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

  • explain how the organizational structure of oral, print and other media texts can assist in constructing and confirming meaning

Respond to Texts

  • experience oral, print and other media texts from a variety of cultural traditions and genres
  • identify and discuss favourite authors, topics and kinds of oral, print and other media texts
  • discuss a variety of oral, print or other media texts by the same author, illustrator, storyteller or filmmaker
  • make general evaluative statements about oral, print and other media texts
  • connect the thoughts and actions of characters portrayed in oral, print and other media texts to personal and classroom experiences
  • identify the main events in oral, print and other media texts; explain their causes, and describe how they influence subsequent events
  • compare similar oral, print and other media texts and express preferences, using evidence from personal experiences and the texts
  • support own interpretations of oral, print and other media texts, using evidence from personal experiences and the texts
  • explain how language and visuals work together to communicate meaning and enhance effect

Understand Forms and Techniques

  • describe and compare the main characteristics of a variety of oral, print and other media texts
  • identify how specific techniques are used to affect viewers’ perceptions in media texts
  • recognize how words and word combinations, such as word play, repetition and rhyme, influence or convey meaning

Lessons

Student Tutorial (Licensed Resource)

Educational Game

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

Share and Review

  • communicate ideas and information in a variety of oral, print and other media texts, such as short reports, talks and posters

Lessons

Educational Games

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

Respect Others and Strengthen Community

  • describe similarities and differences between personal experiences and the experiences of people or characters from various cultures portrayed in oral, print and other media texts
  • appreciate that responses to some oral, print or other media texts may be different

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