Ontario 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.

Ontario Curriculum
English Grades 9-12 (ENG 1D, 2D, 3U, 4U)

Connections to Overall Expectations

Oral Communication and Expectations

Media Studies

Undertanding Media Texts

  • Purpose and audience
  • Interpreting messages
  • Production perspectives

Understanding Media Forms, Conventions and Techniques

  • Form
  • Conventions and techniques

Creating Media Texts

  • Form
  • Purpose and audience

Reflecting on Skills and Strategies

  • Metacognition
  • Interconected skills

Reading and Literature Studies

Reading for Meaning

  • Variety of texts
  • Using reading comprehension strategies
  • Demonstrating understanding of culture
  • Making inferences
  • Extending understanding of texts
  • Analysing texts
  • Evaluating texts
  • Critical Literacy

Understanding Form and Style

  • Text forms
  • Text features
  • Elements of style

Reading with Fluency

  • Reading familiar words
  • Reading unfamiliar words
  • Developing vocabulary

Reflecting on Skills and Strategies

  • Metacognition
  • Interconnected skills


Developing and Organizing Content

  • Indentifying topic, purpose and audience
  • Generating and developing ideas
  • Research
  • Organizing ideas

Using Knowledge of Form and Style

  • Form
  • Voice
  • Diction
  • Critical literacy
  • Producing drafts

Applying Knowledge of Convention

  • Vocabulary
  • Publishing
  • Producing finished works

Reflecting on Skills and Strategies

  • Metacognition
  • Interconnected skills