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    (from The Atlantic Canada English Language Arts Curriculum, Entry - 3)

    LEVEL: Early
    By the end of Grade 2 students will be expected to:

    Gathering Information Stage

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

  • regard reading/viewing as sources of interest, enjoyment, and information (1)
  • select independently, and with teacher assistance, texts appropriate to their interests and learning needs (3)
  • use some features of written text to determine content, locate topics, and obtain information (4)

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

  • engage in the research process with assistance
    -- locate appropriate inforamation with assistance (1)

  • GCO F (Reading/Viewing)
    respond personally to a range of texts

  • make personal connections to text and share their resources in a variety of ways (1)
  • express and begin to support opinions about texts and the work of authors and illustrators (2)

  • GCO G (Reading/Viewing)
    respond critically to a range of texts, applying their knowledge of language, form, and genre

  • use their experiences with a range of texts to identify some different types of print and media texts, recognizing some of their language conventions and text characteristics (1)
  • respond critically to texts
    -- formulate questions as well as understanding (2)

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