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Skills available for Prince Edward Island grade 7 English language arts curriculum

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

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

  • produce a range of writing forms, for example, stories, cartoons, journals, business and personal letters, speeches, reports, interviews, messages, poems, and advertisements

  • recognize that a writer's choice of form is influenced by both the writing purpose (to entertain, inform, request, record, describe) and the reader for whom the text is intended (e.g. understand how and why a note to a friend differs from a letter requesting information)

  • begin to understand that ideas can be represented in more than one way and experiment with using other forms such as dialogue, posters, and advertisements

  • develop the awareness that content, writing style, tone of voice, language choice, and text organization need to fit the reader and suit the reason for writing

  • ask for reader feedback while writing and use this feedback when shaping subsequent drafts; consider self-generated drafts from a reader's/viewer's/listener's point of view

10 Students will be expected to use a range of strategies to develop effective writing and other ways of representing, and to enhance clarity, precision, and effectiveness.