Outcome Chart - Yukon - English Language Arts - Composition 10

Curricular Competencies

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

Comprehend and connect (reading, listening, viewing)

  • 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
  • Access information for diverse purposes and from a variety of sources to inform writing
  • Explore the relevance, accuracy, and reliability of texts
  • Apply appropriate strategies to comprehend written, oral, visual, and multimodal texts
  • Recognize and appreciate how different 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
  • Explore how language constructs personal and cultural identities
  • Construct meaningful personal connections between self, text, and world
  • Identify bias, contradictions, and distortions

Create and communicate (writing, speaking, representing)

  • Respectfully exchange ideas and viewpoints from diverse perspectives to build shared understanding and extend thinking
  • Respond to text in personal, creative, and critical ways
  • Assess and refine texts to improve clarity and impact
  • Demonstrate speaking and listening skills in a variety of formal and informal contexts for a range of purposes
  • Use writing and design processes to plan, develop, and create engaging and meaningful texts for a variety of purposes and audiences
  • Express and support an opinion with evidence
  • Use the conventions of Canadian spelling, grammar, and punctuation proficiently and as appropriate to the context
  • Use acknowledgements and citations to recognize intellectual property rights
  • Transform ideas and information to create original texts

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  • Strategies and processes
    • reading strategies
    • oral language strategies
    • metacognitive strategies
    • writing processes
  • Language features, structures, and conventions
    • language features
    • elements of style
    • exploration of voice
    • usage and conventions
    • literary elements and devices
    • citation techniques

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