British Columbia Curriculum Requirements

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Students who work with Poetry In Voice/Les voix de la poésie’s materials can meet many of the requirements for English 9-12.

BC Curriculum
English Language Arts Grades 9-12


Connections to Overall Expectations

Oral Language (Speaking and Listening)

Purposes

  • interact and collaborate in pairs and groups
  • express ideas and information in a variety of ways
  • listen to comprehend, interpret, and evaluate ideas and information from a variety of texts

Strategies

  • select, adapt and apply a range of strategies to interact and collaborate with others in pairs and groups
  • select, adapt, and apply a range of strategies to prepare oral communications
  • select and use a range of strategies to express ideas and information in oral communications
  • use listening strategies to understand, recall, and analyse a variety of texts

Thinking

  • speak and listen to make personal responses to texts
  • speak and listen to interpret, analyse, and evaluate ideas and information from texts
  • speak and listen to synthesize and extend thinking
  • use metacognitive strategies to reflect on and assess their speaking and listening

Features

  • recognize and apply the structures of oral language to convey and derive meaning

Reading and Viewing

Purposes

  • read, both collaboratively and independently, to comprehend a variety of literary texts
  • view, both collaboratively and independently, to comprehend a variety of visual texts

Strategies

  • before reading and viewing, select, adapt, and apply a range of strategies to anticipate content and construct meaning
  • during reading and viewing, select and use a variety of strategies to construct, moniitor, and confirm meaning

Thinking

  • explain and support personal responses to texts
  • synthesize and extend thinking about texts
  • use metacognitive strategies to reflect on and assess their reading and viewing

Features

  • write meaningful personal texts
  • write purposeful information texts that express ideas and information

Writing and Representing

Purposes

  • create thoughtful representations that communicate ideas and information
  • Write meaningful personal texts that elaborate on ideas and information
  • Create thoughtful representations that communicate ideas and information

Thinking

  • write and represent to explain and support personal responses to texts
  • write and represent to synthesize and extend thinking
  • use metacognitive strategies to reflect on and assess their writing and representing