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, 10 - 12)

    LEVEL: 12
    By the end of Grade 12 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 justify positions on an issue or text in a convincing manner, showing an understanding of a range of viewpoints (3)

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

  • articulate their understanding of ways in which information texts are constructed for particular purposes (3)

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

  • use writing and other ways of representing to explore, extend, and reflect on
    -- their experiences with and insights into challenging texts and issues
    -- the writing processes and strategies they use
    -- their achievements as language users and learners
    -- the basis for their feelings, values, and attitudes (1)
  • make effective choices of language and techniques to enhance the impact of imaginative writing and other ways of representing (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

  • produce writing and other forms of representation characterized by increasing complexity of thought, structure, and conventions (1)
  • demonstrate an understanding of the ways in which the construction of texts can create, enhance, or control meaning
    -- make critical choices of form, style, and content to address increasingly complex demands of different purposes and audiences (2)
  • evaluate the responses of others to their writing and media production (3)

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

  • apply their knowledge of what strategies are effective for them as creators of various writing and other representations (1)
  • use the conventions of written language accurately and consistently in final products (2)
  • use technology effectively to serve their communication purposes
    -- design texts that they find aesthetically pleasing and useful (3)
  • demonstrate a commitment to the skillful crafting of a range of writing and other representations (4)
  • integrate information from many sources to construct and communicate meaning (5)

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