Alberta Curriculum Requirements

Students who work with Poetry In Voice/Les voix de la poésie’s materials can meet many of the core competencies in Senior High School English Language Arts.

Alberta Education Program
Senior High School English Language Arts,
10-1, 10-2, 20-1, 20-2, 30-1, 30-2

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


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