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Learning Expectations for Unit 4

formsfunctions, and genres of text


Site: Westsyde Secondary
Course: English 9
Book: Learning Expectations for Unit 4
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Date: Sunday, 17 December 2017, 9:33 AM

Terms To Know

  1. Form - style of text 
  2. Function - purpose of text
  3. Genre - categories of text (literary, thematic)
  4. Audience - who, in general, will be reading the text
  5. Purpose - what is the author's purpose
  6. Message - what is the intended message




Learning Goals

Recognize how different features, forms, and genres of texts reflect different purposes, audiences, and messages

Use design processes to plan, develop, and create engaging and meaningful literary and informational texts for a variety of purposes and audiences


Speaking (storytelling)

Experiment with storytelling - sharing stories out loud.

Group Work

Exchange ideas and viewpoints by:

  • Active listening skills
  • Receptive body language
  • Paraphrasing
  • Building on each other's ideas
  • Disagreeing respectfully
  • Extend thinking - shift or change thinking to include broader contexts (media, technology)