Outcome Chart - Manitoba - English Language Arts 10

Listen, speak, read, write, view, and represent to explore thoughts, ideas, feelings, and experiences

Discover and Explore

  • Explore a variety of texts and genres by particular writers, artists, storytellers, and filmmakers outside areas of personal preferences

Clarify and Extend

  • Ask discriminating questions and experiment to interpret, evaluate, and reflect on ideas and information; construct hypotheses to explain ambiguities observable in the world


Listen, speak, read, write, view, and represent to comprehend and respond personally and critically to oral, print, and other media texts

Use Strategies and Cues

  • Use textual cues [such as the structures of prose, poetry, plays, and media texts…], prominent organizational patterns [such as logic, comparison and contrast, problem and solution…] within texts, and stylistic techniques [such as flashbacks, foreshadowing…] to confirm meaning and interpret texts

Respond to Texts

  • Experience texts from a variety of genres [such as documentaries, human interest stories, forums, musicals, science fiction…] and cultural traditions; revise interpretations following discussion and review
  • Compare the portrayals of people, events, and perspectives of Canadian and international writers, artists, storytellers, and filmmakers
  • Examine how word choice in oral, literary, and media texts alters and enhances mood or meaning and affects audience

Understand Forms and Techniques

  • Describe various genres of oral, literary, and media texts and identify their strengths and limitations
  • Describe how plot, character, and setting contribute to an overall theme, and recognize the effectiveness of oral, verbal, and visual techniques
  • Analyse ways in which creative uses of language influence thought, emotion, and meaning; identify how symbols are used to represent abstract ideas

Create Original Text [such as video scripts, debates, editorials, audio tapes with voice and music, speeches, readers’ theatre, formal essays, letters, advertisements…] to

  • communicate and demonstrate understanding of forms and meanings


Listen, speak, read, write, view, and represent to manage ideas and information

Select and Process

  • Identify a range of diverse and specialized information sources [such as magazines, documentaries, hobby or sports materials, multimedia resources?] to satisfy inquiry or research needs
  • Evaluate the reliability and credibility of a variety of information sources and perspectives for a particular inquiry or research plan
  • Identify and analyze a variety of factors [such as distinctions between fact, emotion, and opinion; distinctions between content and its presentation - colour, angle, movement, framing, and sequencing; the speaker?s or author?s purpose and intention?] that affect meaning; use effective listening, reading and viewing techniques


Tip Sheet

Listen, speak, read, write, view and represent to enhance the clarity and artistry of communication

Generate and Focus

  • Experiment with more than one organizational structure for a chosen form of own oral, written, and visual texts


Listen, speak, read, write, view and represent to celebrate and build community

Develop and Celebrate Community

  • Recognize and act upon the importance of respecting evidence, truth, and the views of others when discussing, describing, or recording experiences
  • Recognize and discuss ways in which oral, literary, and media texts reflect cultural and attitudinal influences
  • Analyze the role of language and oral, literary, and media texts in revealing and explaining the human condition