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WELCOME TO ENGLISH!​

Students use and develop important language skills as they read and think about topics, themes, and issues in various subject areas. Language facility helps students to learn in all subject areas, and using language for a broad range of purposes increases both their ability to communicate with precision and their understanding of how language works. They are also expected to assume responsibility for their own learning and to apply their language skills in more challenging and complex ways.​

 

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English - Gr 8 Open House 2020

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Goals of English

1.Understand that language learning is a necessary, life-enhancing, reflective process.

2.Communicate – that is, read, listen, view, speak, write, and represent – effectively and with confidence.

3.Make meaningful connections between themselves, what they encounter in texts, and the world around them.

4.Think critically.

5.Understand that all texts advance a particular point of view that must be recognized, questioned, assessed, and evaluated.

6.Appreciate the cultural impact and aesthetic power of texts;

7.Use language to interact and connect with individuals and communities, for personal growth, and for active participation as world citizens.
 
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