Curriculum Aims and Goals

The aim of the Saskatchewan English language arts curricula is to help students understand and appreciate language and to use it confidently and competently in a variety of situations for learning, communication, work, life, and personal satisfaction.

The K-12 English Language Arts goals identify what students are expected to know and be able to do upon completion of study in this subject by the end of Grade 12. The three K-12 goals of the Saskatchewan English language arts curricula are:

  • Comprehend and Respond (CR) - Students will develop their abilities to view, listen to, read, comprehend, and respond to a variety of contemporary and traditional grade-level-appropriate texts in a variety of forms (oral, print, and other media) from First Nations, Métis, and other cultures for a variety of purposes including for learning, interest, and enjoyment.

  • Compose and Create (CC) - Students will develop their abilities to speak, write, and use other forms of representation to explore and present thoughts, feelings, and experiences in a variety of forms for a variety of purposes and audiences.

  • Assess and Reflect (AR) - Students will develop their abilities to assess and reflect on their own language skills, discuss the skills of effective viewers, listeners, readers, representors, speakers, and writers, and set goals for future improvement.

-Government of Saskatchewan


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