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

    LEVEL: 11
    By the end of Grade 11 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

  • read a variety of print texts recognizing elements of those texts that are relevant to their own lives and community (1)
  • read a wide variety of media and visual texts, comparing and analysing the structure, genre, style, and cultural diversity of the different texts (2)
  • assess ideas, information, and language, synthesizing and applying meaning from diverse and differing perspectives (3)
  • demonstrate an understanding of and apply the strategies required to gain information from complex print texts and multimedia texts (4)

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

  • acquire information from a variety of sources, recognizing the relationships, concepts, and ideas that can be utilized to generate student text
    -- select appropriate information from a variety of sources, making meaningful selections for their own purposes
    -- recognize and reflect upon the appropriateness of information for the purpose of making meaningful student text
    -- synthesize information from a range of sources, including the electronic network, to address a variety of topics and issues (3)

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

  • make connections between the ideas and information presented in literary and media texts and their own experiences (2)

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

  • recognize the commonalities and differences in form, structure, and ideas of various texts (1)
  • recognize how the artful use of language and the structures of genre and text can influence or manipulate the reader/viewer (2)
  • examine the relationships among language, topic, purpose, context, and audience (3)
  • examine the relationship of specific elements within and among texts (4)
  • analyse the merits of the language, ideas, and other significant characteristics of a variety of texts and genres (5)

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