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Skills available for Newfoundland and Labrador grade 10 English language arts curriculum

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1 Students will apply skills and strategies of reading and writing to learn across the curriculum

2 Students will apply skills and strategies of reading and writing to function in society.

  • 2.1 apply reading and writing skills and strategies in real situations encountered in workplaces and social life

  • 2.2 demonstrate an understanding that relevant prior knowledge and experience helps in predicting and confirming meaning in what is being read for work or social reasons

  • 2.3 recognize that a writer has a specific purpose in producing functional (workplace) texts

  • 2.4 understand that texts found in various workplaces are organized according to purpose and audience

  • 2.5 assess material for accuracy, completeness, bias and applicability to particular problem-solving or decision-making purposes

  • 2.6 use word processing technology to create, revise, edit, and share texts

3 Students will apply skills and strategies of reading and writing to satisfy personal interests.

  • 3.1 show an understanding of the importance of reading and writing as personal development and leisure activities

  • 3.2 use relevant prior knowledge and experience to predict and confirm meaning of what is being read for personal satisfaction

  • 3.3 recognize structural and organizational signals embedded in narrative and non-narrative texts

  • 3.4 apply knowledge of the specific characteristics of literary texts in both reading and writing for personal satisfaction (e.g., fiction, drama, poetry, non-fiction)

  • 3.5 develop strategies for constructing meaning from texts read as sources of pleasure

  • 3.6 expand strategies for constructing meaning from visual and aural cues

  • 3.7 increase reading speed and comprehension for the purpose of increasing pleasure in reading

  • 3.8 develop strategies for selecting materials related to personal interest and preferences

  • 3.9 evaluate material for pleasure reading in terms of satisfaction, challenge, sustained interest, expanded view of life

  • 3.10 widen the range of material read for personal interest and satisfaction