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Skills available for Nova Scotia grade 9 English language arts curriculum

Objectives are in black and IXL English language arts skills are in dark green. Hold your mouse over the name of a skill to view a sample question. Click on the name of a skill to practise that skill.

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4 select, read, and view with understanding a range of literature, information, media, and visual texts

5 interpret, select, and combine information using a variety of strategies, resources, and technologies

  • 5.1 independently access and select specific information to meet personal and learning needs

    • select, from a wide range, sources appropriate to their purposes

    • use the electronic network

    • develop approaches and strategies to conduct their research

6 respond personally to a range of texts

  • 6.1 respond to some of the material they read or view by questioning, connecting, evaluating, and extending

    • move beyond initial understanding to more thoughtful interpretations

  • 6.2 express and support points of view about texts and about issues, themes, and situations within texts, citing appropriate evidence

7 respond critically to a range of texts, applying their understanding of language, form, and genre