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Skills available for New Brunswick grade 5 English language arts curriculum

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4 Students will be expected to select, read, and view with understanding a range of literature, information, media, and visual texts.

5 Students will be expected to interpret, select, and combine information using a variety of strategies, resources, and technologies.

  • answer, with increasing independence, their own questions and those of others by selecting relevant information from a variety of texts

    • respond to personal, group, and instructional needs for information through accessing a variety of texts

    • demonstrate understanding of how classification systems and basic reference materials are used to facilitate research

    • use a range of reference texts and a database or an electronic search to aid in the selection of texts

    • increase their abilities to access information in response to their own and others' questions

6 Students will be expected to respond personally to a range of texts.

  • describe, share, and discuss their personal reactions to a range of texts across genres, topics, and subjects

  • support their opinions about texts and features of types of texts

7 Students will be expected to respond critically to a range of texts, applying their understanding of language, form, and genre.

  • use their background knowledge to question and analyse information presented in print and visual texts

  • recognize how conventions and characteristics of different types of print and media texts help them understand what they read and view

  • respond critically to texts by