Outcome Chart - British Columbia - English 10 First Peoples: Writing

Big Ideas

  • The exploration of text and story deepens our understanding of diverse, complex ideas about identity, others, and the world.
  • Texts are socially, culturally, geographically, and historically constructed.
  • 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

  • Recognize and appreciate the role of story, narrative, and oral tradition in expressing First Peoples perspectives, values, beliefs, and points of view
  • Recognize and appreciate the diversity within and across First Peoples societies as represented in texts
  • Construct meaningful personal connections between self, text, and world
  • Apply appropriate strategies in a variety of contexts to guide inquiry, extend thinking, purposes of First Peoples oral texts and comprehend texts
  • Access information for diverse purposes and from a variety of sources to inform writing
  • Think critically, creatively, and reflectively to explore ideas within, between, and beyond texts
  • Recognize and appreciate how different forms, structures, and features of texts reflect diverse purposes, audiences, and messages
  • Explore how language reflects personal and cultural identities
  • Examine how literary elements, techniques, and devices enhance and shape meaning
  • Identify bias, contradictions, and distortion

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

  • Respectfully exchange ideas and viewpoints from diverse perspectives to build shared understandings 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
  • Express and support an opinion with evidence
  • Recognize intellectual property rights and community protocols and apply them as necessary
  • Use writing and design processes to plan, develop, and create engaging and meaningful texts for a variety of purposes and audiences
  • Assess and refine texts to improve clarity and impact

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