Outcome Chart - Manitoba - English Language Arts 11

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

Discover and Explore

  • Explain the value of pursuing personal preferences for a variety of texts and genres by particular writers, artists, storytellers, and filmmakers


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 textual cues, prominent organizational patterns within texts, and stylistic techniques [such as irony, parody, satire] to confirm meaning and interpret texts

Respond to Texts

  • Experience texts from a variety of genres [such as comedy, tragedy, contemporary and classical drama] and cultural traditions; consider alternative interpretations
  • Compare the themes and values portrayed in a variety of Canadian and international oral, literary, and media texts and relate observations to personal experiences
  • Analyze how word choice and visual images in oral, literary, and media texts convey and evoke emotion and accomplish a variety of purposes

Understand Forms and Techniques

  • Recognize unique characteristics of a variety of genres in oral, literary, and media texts, and demonstrate appreciation of how choice of genre and form affect audience response
  • Analyse how plot, character, setting, and mood enhance meaning, and evaluate the effectiveness of techniques used in oral, literary, and media texts
  • Evaluate ways in which creative uses of language [such as choice of words, use of idiom and dialect, use of punctuation] develop a personal style; evaluate the effectiveness of media techniques and devices [such as fades, close-ups, flashbacks]

Create Original Text [such as biographies, audio or video documentaries, critiques, films, photo-essays] to

  • communicate and demonstrate understanding of forms and meanings


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

Plan and Focus

  • Prepare, use, and revise an inquiry or research plan; locate, access, and record relevant information from a variety of sources [such as newspapers, books, Internet, newscasts, video]

Select and Process

  • Identify a range of diverse and specialized information sources [such as magazines, documentaries, hobby or sports materials, multimedia resources] to satisfy inquiry or research needs
  • Evaluate the reliability and credibility of a variety of information sources and perspectives for a particular inquiry or research plan
  • Identify and analyze a variety of factors [such as distinctions between fact, emotion, and opinion; distinctions between content and its presentation - colour, angle, movement, framing, and sequencing; the speaker’s or author’s purpose and intention] that affect meaning; use effective listening, reading and viewing techniques


Tip Sheet

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

Generate and Focus

  • Know, use, and adapt a variety of forms [such as essays, debates, commercials] to match content, audience and purpose
  • Use organizational structures and techniques encountered in listening; reading, and viewing experiences to enhance own oral, written, and visual texts


Listen, speak, read, write, view and represent to celebrate and build community

Develop and Celebrate Community

  • Recognize and discuss the impact to historical setting, culture, and literary tradition on a variety of oral, literary, and media texts
  • Analyze how language and oral, literary, and media texts define personal roles and experiences in communities