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Skills available for Nova Scotia grade 4 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.

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

  • 6.1 describe, share, and discuss their personal reactions to texts

  • 6.2 give reasons for their opinions about texts and types of texts and the work of authors and illustrators

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

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.

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

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.