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English Language Arts

Language is the basis of all communication, and proficiency in English Language Arts enables students to establish relationships, understand social situations, extend experiences, and reflect on thought and action.

Language proficiency generates confidence and competence in communicating, and allows students to excel in other disciplines. The provincial curriculum stresses the integrated nature of the six language arts: listening, speaking, reading, writing, viewing and representing.

Speaking and Listening

Listening and speaking enable students to explore ideas and concepts and to understand and organize their experiences and knowledge.

Reading and Writing

Reading and writing enable students to extend their knowledge and use of language, increase their understanding of themselves and others, and experience enjoyment and personal satisfaction. Writing enables students to explore, shape and clarify their thoughts, and to communicate them to others.

Viewing and Representing

Viewing enables students to acquire information and to appreciate ideas and experiences visually conveyed by others. Representing enables students to communicate their ideas visually through a variety of media including charts, posters, diagrams, scribbles, photographs, video presentations, visual art, drama and mime.

The English Language Arts classrooms in the Louis Riel School Division create optimal conditions for language development at all levels by ensuring that:

  • students have opportunities to be immersed in language and language-based activities
  • students use language for authentic, real-life purposes, and have many opportunities to various language forms for personal, social and academic needs
  • students assume increasing responsibility for their own learning
  • all students are expected to learn to communicate
  • risk taking and approximations are encouraged as steps in the language learning process
  • learners receive and provide ongoing feedback, and reflect on their growth in language learning

Explore helpful brochures on ELA from Manitoba Education in the right sidebar.

 
 
 
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The division is seeking people to fill several positions in our ASPIRE program. The application deadline is April 2nd, 2019. For more details on these opportunities please visit the "Summer Program - ASPIRE" section of our Job Postings site: https://portal.lrsd.net/departments/hrp/Pages/Job-Postings.aspx

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RT @wpcLRSD: Celebrated our students’ achievements during the Indigenous Youth Feast last night! Thanks to @CoreyKapilik @louis_riel_sd for supporting these awesome students! #we_are_royal https://t.co/BrNwh0YduZ

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The Division is seeking a Software Support Facilitator (Term). For me details on this opportunity please click here http://ow.ly/RHAw50mknPn or visit http://www.lrsd.net/employment. Application deadline is 4:00 PM, March 6, 2019.

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Attention Parents: The February issue of the Parent Post is coming to your email inboxes shortly. Read up on all the latest news from #LRSD.

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RT @CoreyKapilik: Amazing evening feasting and celebrating the @louis_riel_sd Indigenous Youth Leadership name. “Oyoyocik” was given in ceremony by Elder Ed Azure. Very proud of these students. Help young people build community, agency, advocacy, and voice... then get out of the way. https://t.co/oTerNNiMAl

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