Outcome Chart - British Columbia - Spoken Language 11

Big Ideas

  • The exploration of text and story deepens our understanding of diverse, complex ideas about identity, others, and the world.
  • People understand text differently depending on their worldviews and perspectives.
  • Texts are socially, culturally, geographically, and historically constructed.

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:

  • Recognize and understand the role of story, narrative, and oral tradition in expressing form, function, and genre of texts
  • Recognize and understand the diversity within and across First Peoples societies as represented in texts
  • Access information for diverse purposes and from a variety of sources
  • Evaluate the relevance, accuracy, and reliability of texts
  • Apply appropriate strategies in a variety of contexts to comprehend written, oral, visual, and multimodal texts, to guide inquiry, and to extend thinking
  • Recognize and understand how various forms, formats, structures, and features of texts enhance and shape meaning and impact
  • Think critically, creatively, and reflectively to explore ideas within, between, and beyond texts
  • Recognize and identify the role of personal, social, and cultural contexts, values, and perspectives in texts
  • Recognize and understand how language constructs personal, social, and cultural identities
  • Construct meaningful personal connections between self, text, and world

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

  • Respectfully exchange ideas and viewpoints from diverse perspectives to build shared understanding and extend thinking
  • Respond to text in personal, creative, and critical ways
  • 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
  • Use writing and design processes to plan, develop, and create spoken language and other texts for a variety of purposes and audiences
  • Express and support an opinion with evidence
  • Assess and refine oral texts to improve clarity, effectiveness, and impact
  • Use acknowledgements and citations to recognize intellectual property rights
  • Transform ideas and information to create original texts, using various genres, forms, structures, and styles
  • Experiment with genres, forms, or styles of creative and communicative texts

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