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Skills available for Nova Scotia grade 9 English language arts curriculum

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8 use writing and other ways of representing to explore, clarify, and reflect on their thoughts, feelings, experiences, and learnings; and to use their imagination

  • 8.1 use a range of strategies in writing and other ways of representing to

    • extend ideas and experiences

    • explore and reflect on their feelings, values, and attitudes

    • consider others' perspectives

    • reflect on problems and responses to problems

    • describe and evaluate their learning processes and strategies

    • reflect on their growth as language learners and language users

  • 8.2 use note-making to reconstruct knowledge and select effective strategies appropriate to the task

  • 8.3 make informed choices of language to create a range of interesting effects in imaginative writing and other ways of representing

9 create texts collaboratively and independently, using a variety of forms for a range of audiences and purposes

  • 9.1 demonstrate facility in using a variety of forms of writing to create texts for specific purposes and audiences, and represent their ideas in other forms (including visual arts, music, drama) to achieve their purposes

  • 9.2 demonstrate an awareness of the effect of context on writing and other forms of representing

  • 9.3 analyze and assess responses to their writing and media productions

10 use a range of strategies to develop effective writing and other ways of representing and to enhance their clarity, precision, and effectiveness

  • 10.1 demonstrate an awareness of what prewriting, drafting, revising, editing, proofreading, and presentation strategies work for them with various writing and other representations

  • 10.2 consistently use the conventions of written language in final products

  • 10.3 experiment with the use of technology in communicating for a range of purposes with a variety of audiences

  • 10.4 demonstrate a commitment to crafting pieces of writing and other representations

  • 10.5 integrate information from several sources to construct and communicate meaning