Outcome Chart - Yukon - English Language Arts 4

Big Ideas

  • Stories and other texts can be shared through pictures and words.
  • Everyone has a unique story to share.
  • Curiosity and wonder lead us to new discoveries about ourselves and the world around us.
  • Through listening and speaking, we connect with others and share our world.
  • Questioning what we hear, read, and view contributes to our ability to be educated and engaged citizens.

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:

  • Access and integrate information and ideas from a variety of sources and from prior knowledge to build understanding
  • Consider different purposes, audiences, and perspectives in exploring texts
  • Identify how differences in context, perspectives, and voice influence meaning in texts
  • Recognize the role of language in personal, social, and cultural identity
  • Use personal experience and knowledge to connect to text and deepen understanding of self, community, and world
  • Respond to text in personal and creative ways
  • Show an increasing understanding of the role of organization in meaning

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

  • Exchange ideas and perspectives to build shared understanding
  • Use writing and design processes to plan, develop, and create texts for a variety of purposes and audiences
  • Use language in creative and playful ways to develop style
  • Transform ideas and information to create original texts

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