Outcome Chart - Nova Scotia - English / English/Communications 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:

  • critically evaluate others’ uses of language and use this knowledge to reflect on and improve their own uses of language
  • view a wide variety of media and visual texts, comparing and analyzing the structure, genre, style, and cultural diversity of the different texts
  • demonstrate an understanding of and apply the strategies required to gain information from complex print texts and multimedia texts
  • articulate their understanding of the purpose of the author in relation to the impact of literary devices and media techniques on the reader or viewer
  • acquire information from a variety of sources, recognizing the relationships, concepts, and ideas
  • that can be utilized to generate student text
    • select appropriate information from a variety of sources, making meaningful selections for theirown purposes
    • recognize and reflect upon the appropriateness of information for the purpose of makingmeaningful student text
    • synthesize information from a range of sources, including the electronic network, to address avariety of topics and issues
  • make connections between the ideas and information presented in literary and media texts and their own experiences
  • demonstrate a willingness to explore multiple perspectives on text
  • justify points of view on various print and media texts
  • reflect on their responses to print and media texts, considering their own and others’ social and cultural contexts
  • create a clear and coherent structure in various forms of writing and media production
    • make informed choices of form, style, and content to address the demands of differentaudiences and purposes
    • use effective strategies to engage the reader/viewer
  • make informed choices about the use of computer and media technology to serve their communication purposes

Lessons that meet Grade 11 expectations