Outcome Chart - Alberta - English Language Arts Kindergarten

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
  • talk about favorite oral, print and other media texts

Clarify and Extend

  • connect related ideas and information
  • express interest in new ideas and experiences

Lessons

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

  • connect oral language with print and pictures
  • understand that stories, information and personal experiences can be recorded in pictures and print and can be listened to, read or viewed
  • expect print and pictures to have meaning and to be related to each other in print and other media texts

Respond to Texts

  • participate in shared listening, reading and viewing experiences, using oral, print and other media texts from a variety of cultural traditions and genres such as picture books, fairy tales, rhymes, stories, photographs, illustrations and video programs
  • relate aspects of oral, print and other media texts to personal feelings and experiences
  • talk about and represent the actions of characters portrayed in oral, print and other media texts
  • talk about experiences similar or related to those in oral, print and other media texts

Understand Forms and Techniques

  • experience a variety of oral, print and other media texts
  • identify the main characters in a variety of oral, print and other media texts

Create Original Text

  • contribute ideas and answer questions related to experiences and familiar oral, print and other media texts

Lessons

Teacher/Parent Guides

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

Select and Process

  • ask questions to make sense of information

Lessons

To encourage children to discuss their feelings about television violence:

To encourage children to explore their feelings about food advertisements:

Teacher/Parent Guides

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

Respect Others and Strengthen Community

  • explore personal experiences and family traditions related to oral, print and other media texts
  • explore oral, print and other media texts from various communities

Lessons

Teacher/Parent Guides