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Skills available for Manitoba grade 1 English language arts curriculum

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2 Students will listen, speak, read, write, view, and represent to comprehend and respond personally and critically to oral, print, and other media texts.

3 Students will listen, speak, read, write, view, and represent to manage ideas and information.

  • 3.1 Plan and Focus

    • discuss personal knowledge of a topic to discover information needs

    • ask questions to satisfy personal curiosity on a topic and discuss information needs

    • ask and answer questions to help satisfy group curiosity and information needs on a specific topic

    • listen actively and follow directions for gathering information

  • 3.2 Select and Process

    • identify and share personal knowledge related to experiences

    • answer questions using oral, visual, and print information sources [such as picture and concept books, people, excursions, camps...]

    • recognize when information answers the questions asked

    • understand that library materials have a specific organizational system, and use titles to locate information and ideas; use visual and auditory cues to make meaning

    • make and check predictions using prior knowledge and oral, visual, and written text features [such as illustrations, titles, opening shots in video programs, electronic texts...] to understand information

  • 3.3 Organize, Record, and Evaluate

    • identify and categorize information according to similarities, differences, and sequences

    • represent and tell key facts and ideas in own words

    • recognize and use gathered information as a basis for communication

    • recall, talk about, and record information-gathering experiences

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