Outcome Chart - British Columbia - English 11 First Peoples: Literary Studies + New Media

Big Ideas

  • The exploration of text and story deepens our understanding of diverse, complex ideas about identity, others, and the world.
  • First Peoples texts and stories provide insight into key aspects of Canada’s past, present, and future.
  • Texts are socially, culturally, geographically, and historically constructed
  • Self-representation through authentic First Peoples text is a means to foster justice.
  • New media influence people’s understandings of community

Overall Expectations: Comprehending and Connect (reading, listening, viewing)

  • Using oral, written, visual, and digital texts, students are expected individually and collaboratively to be able to:

Specific Expectations:

  • Demonstrate awareness of how First Peoples languages and texts reflect their cultures, knowledge, histories, and worldviews
  • Access information for diverse purposes and from a variety of sources and evaluate its relevance, accuracy, and reliability
  • Apply appropriate strategies in a variety of contexts to guide inquiry, extend thinking, and comprehend texts
  • Recognize and understand how different forms, formats, structures, and features of texts reflect a variety of purposes, audiences, and messages
  • Think critically, creatively, and reflectively to explore ideas within, between, and beyond texts
  • Recognize and identify personal, social, and cultural contexts, values, and perspectives in texts, including gender, sexual orientation, and socio-economic factors
  • Demonstrate understanding of how language constructs and reflects personal, social, and cultural identities
  • Construct meaningful personal connections between self, text, and world
  • Recognize and understand the role of story and oral traditions in expressing First Peoples perspectives, values, beliefs, and points of view
  • Understand and evaluate how literary elements and new media techniques and devices enhance and shape meaning and impact
  • Recognize the influence of land/place in First Peoples texts
  • identify bias, contradictions, distortions, and omissions
  • Recognize the complexities of being a digital citizen
  • Demonstrate understanding of how new media affect First Peoples languages, cultures, and worldviews
  • Understand how new media impacts social activism

Specific Expectations: Create and Communicate (writing, speaking, presenting)

  • Respectfully exchange ideas and viewpoints from diverse perspectives to build shared understandings and extend thinking
  • Demonstrate speaking and listening skills in a variety of formal and informal contexts for a range of purposes
  • Select and apply appropriate oral communication formats for intended purpose
  •  Express and support an opinion with evidence
  • Respond to text in personal, creative, and critical ways
  • Use writing and design processes to plan, develop, and create engaging and meaningful multimedia and other texts for a variety of purposes and audiences
  • Experiment with genres, forms, or styles of texts
  • Transform ideas and information to create original texts, using various genres, forms, structures, and styles
  • Understand intellectual property rights and community protocols and apply as necessary
  • Use digital media to collaborate and communicate, both within the learning environment and larger communities
  •  Select and use a variety of digital media appropriate to purpose, audience, and context

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