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    (from The Atlantic Canada English Language Arts Curriculum, 10 - 12)

    LEVEL: 10
    By the end of Grade 10 students will be expected to:

    Planning Stage

    GCO A (Speaking/Listening)
    speak and listen to explore, extend, clarify and reflect on their thoughts, ideas, feelings, and experiences

  • examine the ideas of others in discussion to clarify and extend their own understanding (1)
  • construct ideas about issues by asking relevant questions and responding thoughtfully to questions posed (2)

  • GCO B (Speaking/Listening)
    communicate information and ideas effectively and clearly, and to respond personally and critically

  • give precise instructions, follow directions accurately, and respond thoughtfully to complex questions (3)

  • GCO D (Reading/Viewing)
    select, read, and view with understanding a range of literature, information, media, and visual texts

  • read a wide variety of print texts which include drama, poetry, fiction, and non-fiction from contemporary, pre-twentieth century Canadian and world writing (1)
  • seek meaning in reading, using a variety of strategies such as cueing systems, utilizing prior knowledge, analysing, inferring, predicting, synthesizing, and evaluating (3)

  • GCO E (Reading/Viewing)
    interpret, select, and combine information using a variety of strategies, resources, and technologies

  • research, in systematic ways, specific information from a variety of sources
    -- select appropriate information to meet the requirements of a learning task
    -- analyse and evaluate the chosen information (1)

  • GCO H (Writing/Other Ways of Representing)
    use writing and other forms of representation to explore, clarify, and reflect on their thoughts, feelings, experiences, and learnings; and to use their imagination

  • use writing and other forms of representing to
    -- extend ideas and experiences
    -- reflect on their feelings, values, and attitudes
    -- describe and evaluate their learning processes and strategies (1)

  • GCO I (Writing/Other Ways of Representing)
    create texts collaboratively and independently, using a variety of forms for a range of audiences and purposes

  • create an organizing structure appropriate to the purpose, audience, and context of texts
    -- select appropriate form, style, and content for specific audiences and purposes (2)

  • GCO J (Writing/Other Ways of Representing)
    use a range of strategies to develop effective writing and media products to enhance their clarity, precision, and effectiveness

  • experiment with the use of technology in communicating for a range of purposes (3)
  • demonstrate commitment to crafting pieces of writing and other representations (4)

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