Northwest Territories 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 Senior High School English Language Arts.

Senior High School English Language Arts

Connections to Overall Expectations
Students will listen, speak, read, write, view and represent to:

Outcome 1: Explore thoughts, ideas, feelings and experiences

Discover possibilities

  • Form tentative understandings, interpretations and positions
  • Experiment with language, image and structure

Extend Awareness

  • Express preferences, expand interests
  • Consider new perspectives

Outcome 2: Comprehend literature and other texts in oral, print, visual and multimedia forms, and respond personally, critically and creatively

Outcome 3: Manage ideas and information

Determine inquiry or research requirements

  • Focus on purpose and presentation form

Follow a plan of inquiry

  • Select, record and organize information
  • Form generalizations and conclusions

Outcome 4: Create oral, print, visual and multimedia texts, and enhance the clarity and artistry of communication

Develop and present a variety of print and nonprint texts

  • Consider and address form, structure and medium
  • Develop content

Improve thoughfulness, effectiveness and correctness of communication

  • Enhance thought and understanding and support and detail
  • Consider and address matters of choice

Outcome 5: Respect, support and collaborate with others

Respect others and stengthen community

  • Appreciate diversity of expression, opinion and perspective
  • Recognize accomplishments and events

Work within a group

  • Cooperate with others, and contribute to group processes