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Foundational Objectives
Grades 6-9

These are statements of the desired outcome. They describe what students should achieve from their involvement in a particular subject area over a specified time frame (e.g., grades 6-9). The objectives listed below direct teachers to the most important understandings and abilities to be developed in English language arts. They also provide guidance for unit planning.

Students will extend their abilities to:

Note: An asterisk (*) behind a learning objective indicates that this is a new objective for this grade level.

Learning Objectives for Grade 6
Writing Skills

Learning Objectives describe specific learning outcomes. Below are listed specific learning objectives related to the foundational objectives for writing

In addition, the following web sites are provided to assist teachers in reaching those objectives:

Web Resources | Lesson Plans | Home

Students will extend their abilities to write fluently in a variety of situations for a variety of purposes and audiences

Students will extend their abilities by practising the behaviours of effective writers

Students will extend their abilities to assess strengths and set goals for future growth

Learning Objectives for Grade 7
Writing Skills

Learning Objectives describe specific learning outcomes. Below are listed specific learning objectives related to the foundational objectives for writing

In addition, the following web sites are provided to assist teachers in reaching those objectives:

Web Resources | Lesson Plans | Home

Students will extend their abilities to write fluently in a variety of situations for a variety of purposes and audiences

Students will extend their abilities by practising the behaviours of effective writers

Students will extend their abilities to assess strengths and set goals for future growth

Learning Objectives for Grade 8
Writing Skills

Learning Objectives describe specific learning outcomes. Below are listed specific learning objectives related to the foundational objectives for writing

In addition, the following web sites are provided to assist teachers in reaching those objectives:

Web Resources | Lesson Plans | Home

Students will extend their abilities to write fluently in a variety of situations for a variety of purposes and audiences

Students will extend their abilities by practising the behaviours of effective writers

Students will extend their abilities to assess strengths and set goals for future growth

Learning Objectives for Grade 9
Writing Skills

Learning Objectives describe specific learning outcomes. Below are listed specific learning objectives related to the foundational objectives for writing

In addition, the following web sites are provided to assist teachers in reaching those objectives:

Web Resources | Lesson Plans | Home

Students will extend their abilities to write fluently in a variety of situations for a variety of purposes and audiences

Students will extend their abilities by practising the behaviours of effective writers

Students will extend their abilities to assess strengths and set goals for future growth

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