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English, Academic (ENG1D)

Oral Communication

Listening to Understand: listen in order to understand and respond appropriately in a variety of situations for a variety of purposes

Speaking to Communicate: use speaking skills and strategies appropriately to communicate with different audiences for a variety of purposes

Reflecting on Skills and Strategies: reflect on and identify their strengths as listeners and speakers, areas for improvement, and the strategies they found most helpful in oral communication situations

Reading and Literature Studies

Reading for Meaning: read and demonstrate an understanding of a variety of literary, informational, and graphic texts, using a range of strategies to construct meaning

Understanding Form and Style: recognize a variety of text forms, text features, and stylistic elements and demonstrate understanding of how they help communicate meaning

Reading With Fluency: use knowledge of words and cueing systems to read fluently

Reflecting on Skills and Strategies: reflect on and identify their strengths as readers, areas for improvement, and the strategies they found most helpful before, during, and after reading

Writing

Developing and Organizing Content: generate, gather, and organize ideas and information to write for an intended purpose and audience;

Using Knowledge of Form and Style: draft and revise their writing, using a variety of literary, informational, and graphic forms and stylistic elements appropriate for the purpose and audience

Applying Knowledge of Conventions: use editing, proofreading, and publishing skills and strategies, and knowledge of language conventions, to correct errors, refine expression, and present their work effectively;

Reflecting on Skills and Strategies: reflect on and identify their strengths as writers, areas for improvement, and the strategies they found most helpful at different stages in the writing process

Media Studies

Understanding Media Texts: demonstrate an understanding of a variety of media texts

Understanding Media Forms, Conventions, and Techniques: identify some media forms and explain how the conventions and techniques associated with them are used to create meaning

Creating Media Texts: create a variety of media texts for different purposes and audiences, using appropriate forms, conventions, and techniques

Reflecting on Skills and Strategies: reflect on and identify their strengths as media interpreters and creators, areas for improvement, and the strategies they found most helpful in understanding and creating media texts