Outcome Chart – British Columbia - English First Peoples: Literary Studies + Spoken Language 11

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.
  • Self-representation through authentic First Peoples text is a means to foster justice.

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 understanding 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 to inform development of oral texts
  • Recognize and appreciate how different forms, formats, structures, and features of texts reflect different 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 oral and other 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 roles of story and oral traditions in expressing
  • Assess the authenticity of First Peoples texts
  • Identify bias, contradictions, distortions, and omissions

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 spoken language formats for intended purposes
  • Respond to text in personal, creative, and critical ways
  • Use writing and design processes to plan, develop, and create engaging and meaningful texts for a variety of purposes and audiences
  •  Use creative processes to plan, develop, and create engaging and meaningful oral texts for a variety of purposes and audiences
  • Assess and refine oral and other texts to improve clarity, effectiveness, and impact
  • Use a variety of techniques to engage listeners
  • Experiment with genres, forms, or styles of oral and other texts
  • Understand intellectual property rights and community protocols and apply as necessary

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