Outcome Chart - Yukon - English 12 First Peoples

Curriculum Competencies

English First Peoples 12 (EFP)

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

Comprehend and connect (reading, listening, viewing)

  • Analyze 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
  • Select and apply appropriate strategies in a variety of contexts to guide inquiry, extend thinking, and comprehend texts
  • Analyze 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
  • Appreciate and understand how language constructs reflects personal, social, and cultural identities
  • Construct meaningful personal connections between self, text, and world
  • Demonstrate understanding of the role of story and oral traditions in expressing First Peoples perspectives, values, beliefs and points of view
  • Understand and evaluate how literary elements, techniques, and devices enhance and shape meaning and impact
  • Analyze the diversity within and across First Peoples societies as represented in texts
  • Assess the authenticity of First Peoples texts
  • Analyze the influence of land/place in First Peoples texts
  • Examine the significance of terms/words from First Peoples languages used in English texts
  • Discern nuances in the meanings of words, considering social, political, historical, and literary contexts
  • Identify bias, contradictions, distortions, and omissions
  • Create and communicate (writing, speaking, representing)
  • 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 purposes
  • 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 texts for a variety of purposes and audiences
  • Assess and refine texts to improve clarity, effectiveness, and impact
  • Experiment with genres, forms, or styles of texts
  • Use the conventions of First Peoples and other Canadian spelling, syntax, and diction proficiently and as appropriate to the context
  • Transform ideas and information to create original texts, using various genres, forms, structures, and styles
  • Recognize intellectual property rights and community protocols and apply as necessary

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