Curricular Outcomes

The curricular outcomes are taken from the Department of Education of Newfoundland & Labrador.  Supported in this unit are:

Technology:

GCO 1: Technological Problem Solving

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Students will be expected to design, develop, evaluate, and articulate technological solutions.

GCO 2: Technological Systems

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Students will be expected to operate and manage technological systems.

Language Arts:
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Students will be expected to speak and listen to explore, extend, clarify, and reflect on their thoughts, ideas, feelings, and experiences.

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Students will be expected to communicate information and ideas effectively and clearly, and to respond personally and critically.

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Students will be expected to select, read, and view with understanding a range of literature, information, media, and visual texts.

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Students will be expected to interpret, select, and combine information using a variety of strategies, resources, and technologies.

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Students will be expected to respond critically to a range of texts, applying their understanding of language, form, and genre.

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Students will be expected to use writing and other forms of representation to explore, clarify, and reflect on their thoughts, feelings, experiences, and learnings; and to use their imaginations.

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Students will be expected to create texts collaboratively and independently, using a wide variety of forms for a range of audiences and purposes.

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Students will be expected to use a range of strategies to develop effective writing and other ways of representing and to enhance their clarity, precision, and effectiveness.

References:

Foundation for the Atlantic Canada Technology Education Curriculum.  Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Education. Primary, Elementary and Secondary Education Branch.  ISBN 1-55146-146-3 or can be retrieved from http://www.ed.gov.nl.ca/edu/sp/foundations/tech_edu/te_found_nf- lab_full.pdf

English Language Arts Grades 4-6.  Government of Newfoundland and Labrador.  Division of Program Development.  A Curriculum Guide 1998.  Can be retrieved from http://www.ed.gov.nl.ca/edu/sp/eng_langarts_ele.htm

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