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Skills available for Prince Edward Island grade 6 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.

  • select, independently, texts appropriate to their range of interests and learning needs

  • read widely and experience a variety of childrenÂ’s literature with an emphasis in genre and authors

  • use a wider range of pictorial, typographical, and organizational features of written texts to obtain, verify, and reinforce their understanding of information

  • use and integrate the various cueing systems and a variety of strategies with increasing independence to construct meaning

  • reflect on and discuss their own processes and strategies in reading and viewing

5 Students will be expected to interpret, select, and combine information using a variety of strategies, resources, and technologies.

  • answer, with increasing independence, their own questions and those of others by selecting relevant information from a variety of texts

    • demonstrate understanding of the purpose of classification systems and basic reference materials

    • use a range of reference texts and a database or an electronic search to facilitate the selection process

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

  • explain why a particular text matters to them and demonstrate an increasing ability to make connections among texts

  • reflect on and give reasons for their interpretations of an increasing variety of texts

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

  • recognize that facts can be presented to suit an authorÂ’s purpose and point of view

    • consider information from alternative perspectives

  • identify the conventions and structure of a variety of print and media texts and genres

  • make connections with the purpose of each text or genre

  • respond critically to texts by