Outcome Chart - Nova Scotia - Advanced English Grade 11

Overall Expectations

Students will:

  • communicate information and ideas effectively and clearly, and to respond personally and critically
  • select, read, and view with understanding a range of literature, information, media, and visual texts
  • interpret, select, and combine information using a variety of strategies, resources, and technologies
  • respond critically to a range of texts, applying their understanding of language, form, and genre

Specific Expectations

Students will:

  • view a wide variety of media and visual texts, demonstrating an understanding of the complexities of form, structure, genre, style, and cultural diversity of the texts
  • use sophisticated search strategies and tools to source valid and reliable texts for learning
  • synthesize research information with personal ideas to generate well-supported student text, and know when it is appropriate to cite sources
  • evaluate the usefulness of information/ideas in preparing well-reasoned texts, selecting relevant arguments or facts
  • record, organize, analyze, and utilize relevant information and ideas researched from a variety of sources
  • represent information/ideas from relevant sources to generate meaningful texts on complex issues and topics
  • explore multiple perspectives on texts
  • organize references to justify points of view on texts
  • respond critically to complex and sophisticated texts
  • differentiate and evaluate diverse ideologies, identities, and authorial positions of texts
  • formulate and evaluate diverse responses to texts, demonstrating an awareness and appreciation of personal, societal, and cultural contexts
  • create coherent works in various media, creatively using and extending tools and conventions for communicating

Lessons that meet Grade 11 expectations