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Skills available for Newfoundland and Labrador grade 1 English language arts curriculum

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8 Students will be expected to use writing and other forms of representation to explore, clarify, and reflect on their thoughts, feelings, experiences, and learnings; and to use their imaginations.

  • understand that print carries a message

  • use writing and other forms of representing to convey meaning (communicating messages, recounting experiences, expressing feelings and imaginative ideas, exploring learning)

9 Students will be expected to create texts collaboratively and independently, using a variety of forms for a range of audiences and purposes.

  • create written and media texts using some familiar forms (e.g., lists, letters, personal narratives, retellings, messages, finger plays, drawings, puppetry)

  • demonstrate a beginning awareness of audience and purpose

  • begin to consider readers'/ listeners'/ viewers' questions/comments about their work

10 Students will be expected to use a range of strategies to develop effective writing and media products to enhance their clarity, precision, and effectiveness.