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Skills available for Manitoba grade 12 English language arts curriculum

IXL's grade 12 skills will be aligned to the Manitoba Curriculum soon! Until then, you can view a complete list of grade 12 objectives below.

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

  • 4.1 Generate and Focus

    • generate, evaluate, and select ideas to focus and clarify a topic and perspective appropriate for audience, purpose, and context

    • adapt and use forms appropriate for audience, purpose, and context

    • evaluate the potential impact of various organizational structures, techniques, and transitions in oral, written, and visual texts to achieve specific purposes for particular audiences and to ensure unity and coherence

  • 4.2 Enhance and Improve

    • appraise and discuss the effectiveness of own and others' choices relative to content, form, style, and presentation

    • evaluate and revise drafts to ensure appropriate content and language use and to enhance precision, unity, and coherence

    • select text features to enhance legibility and artistry for particular audiences, purposes, and contexts

    • use effective language, visuals, and sounds, and arrange and juxtapose ideas for balance, effect, and originality

    • use appropriate strategies and devices to enhance the impact of presentations

  • 4.3 Attend to Conventions

    • analyze and edit texts for appropriate word choice, grammatical structures, and register to achieve clarity, artistry, and effectiveness

    • know and apply Canadian spelling conventions for a broad repertoire of words and monitor for correctness; recognize and use creative spellings for special effects

    • know and apply capitalization and punctuation conventions to clarify intended meaning, referring to appropriate style manuals and other resources

  • 4.4 Present and Share

    • demonstrate confidence and flexibility in meeting audience needs when presenting ideas and information; adjust presentation plan and pace according to purpose, topic, and audience feedback

    • select and adjust appropriate voice and visual production factors that take into account audience knowledge, attitudes, and response

    • demonstrate critical listening and viewing behaviours [such as analyzing cognitive and emotional appeals, identifying faulty reasoning, reflecting, summarizing…] to make inferences about presentations