Outcome Chart - Atlantic Provinces - English Language Arts 8

Speaking and Listening

Overall Expectations

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

Specific Expectations

Recognize that values and attitudes such as bias, beliefs, and prejudice can be reflected in spoken language

Examine how spoken language can be used to influence and manipulate

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Lessons

Educational Games

Student Tutorial (Licensed Resource)

Reading and Viewing

Overall Expectations

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

Specific Expectations

Evaluate the reliability of information from various sources

Compare information from a variety of sources

Use effective research approaches and strategies

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Educational Game

Student Tutorial (Licensed Resource)

Overall Expectations

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

Specific Expectations

Recognize that texts can be biased

Demonstrate an awareness that values and personal experiences influence understanding of and critical responses to texts

Describe the portrayal of culture and reality in texts

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Educational Games

Student Tutorial (Licensed Resource)

Writing and Representing

Overall Expectations

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

Choose the writing and representing strategies that help create a variety of texts

Use various technologies in communicating for a range of purposes with a variety of audiences

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Student Tutorials (Licensed Resource)