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Skills available for British Columbia grade 2 English language arts curriculum

Objectives are in black and IXL English language arts skills are in dark green. Hold your mouse over the name of a skill to view a sample question. Click on the name of a skill to practise that skill.

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A Language and stories can be a source of creativity and joy.

B Stories help us learn about ourselves, our families, and our communities.

C Everyone can be a reader and a writer.

D Listening and speaking helps us to explore, share, and develop our ideas.

E Using language in creative and playful ways helps us understand how language works.

F Readers use strategies to make sense of what they read, hear, and view.

1 Comprehend and connect

  • 1.1 Use play and other creative means to discover foundational concepts of print, oral, and visual texts

  • 1.2 Begin to use sources of information and prior knowledge to make meaning

  • 1.3 Use age-appropriate reading, listening, and viewing behaviours and strategies to make meaning from texts

  • 1.4 Engage actively as listeners, viewers, and readers, as appropriate, to develop understanding of self, identity, and community

  • 1.5 Use personal experience and knowledge to connect to text and make meaning

  • 1.6 Recognize the importance of story in personal, family, and community identity

  • 1.7 Recognize the structure and elements of story

  • 1.8 Recognize how different text structures reflect different purposes.

  • 1.9 Show awareness of how story in First Peoples' cultures connects people to family and community

  • 1.1 Exchange ideas and perspectives to build shared understanding

2 Create and communicate

3 Story/text:

  • 3.1 elements of story

  • 3.2 literary elements and devices

  • 3.3 text features

  • 3.4 vocabulary associated with texts

4 Strategies and processes:

5 Language features, structures, and conventions: