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Skills available for Alberta grade 6 English language arts curriculum

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4 Students will listen, speak, read, write, view and represent to enhance the clarity and artistry of communication.

5 Students will listen, speak, read, write, view and represent to respect, support and collaborate with others.

  • 5.1 Respect others and strengthen community

    • Appreciate diversity

      • compare personal challenges and situations encountered in daily life with those experienced by people or characters in other times, places and cultures portrayed in oral, print and other media texts

      • share and discuss ideas and experiences that contribute to different responses to oral, print and other media texts

    • Relate texts to culture

      • identify ways in which oral, print and other media texts from diverse cultures and communities explore similar ideas

    • Celebrate accomplishments and events

    • Use language to show respect

  • 5.2 Work within a group

    • Cooperate with others

      • assume a variety of roles, and share responsibilities as a group member

      • identify and participate in situations and projects in which group work enhances learning and results

    • Work in groups

      • contribute to group knowledge of topics to identify and focus information needs, sources and purposes for research or investigations

      • address specific problems in a group by specifying goals, devising alternative solutions and choosing the best alternative

    • Evaluate group process

      • assess own contributions to group process, and set personal goals for working effectively with others