Learning Outcomes
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  • Outcomes for Grades 1 - 3
  • Outcomes for Grades 4 - 6
  • Outcomes for Grades 7 - 9
  • Outcomes for Grades 10 - 12
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    (from The Atlantic Canada English Language Arts Curriculum, 7 - 9)

    LEVEL: 9
    By the end of Grade 9 students will be expected to:

    Creating New Information Stage

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

  • articulate, advocate, and support points of view, presenting viewpoints in a convincing manner (3)

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

  • demonstrate an understanding that information texts are constructed for particular purposes (3)

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

  • demonstrate facility in using a variety of forms of writing to create texts for specific purposes and audiences, and represent their ideas in other forms (including visual arts, music, drama) to achieve their purposes (1)
  • demonstrate an awareness of context on writing and other forms of representing
    -- make appropriate choices of form, style, and content for specific audiences and purposes (2)
  • analyse and assess responses to their writing and media productions (3)

  • 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

  • demonstrate an awareness of what pre-writing, drafting, revising, editing, proofreading, and presentation strategies work for them with various writing and representations (1)
  • consistently use the conventions of written language in final products (2)
  • experiment with the use of technology in communicating for a range of purposes with a variety of audiences (3)
  • demonstrate a commitment to crafting pieces of writing and other representations (4)
  • integrate information from several sources to construct and communicate meaning (5)

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