The ELA program has two basic aims: to provide you with an understanding and appreciation of a broad range of literature and to enable you to use language to communicate effectively for a multitude of purposes. In addition to these broad aims, the ELA program specifically focuses on an integrated approach to skill and concept development in six areas – listening, speaking, reading, writing, viewing and representing.

English involves:

  • communicating effectively in various places for many different audiences and reason
  • selecting appropriate forms, structures, and technology for a variety of contexts
  • understanding, appreciating, and creating a broad range of texts (including multi-media, visual, oral, and print)
  • using technology to develop, demonstrate, and communicate your mathematical understandings

Transfer Points

English

The ELA program has two basic aims: to provide you with an understanding and appreciation of a broad range of literature and to enable you to use language to communicate effectively for a multitude of purposes. In addition to these broad aims, the ELA program specifically focuses on an integrated approach to skill and concept development in six areas – listening, speaking, reading, writing, viewing and representing.

English involves:

  • communicating effectively in various places for many different audiences and reason
  • selecting appropriate forms, structures, and technology for a variety of contexts
  • understanding, appreciating, and creating a broad range of texts (including multi-media, visual, oral, and print)
  • using technology to develop, demonstrate, and communicate your mathematical understandings

Transfer Points

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RT @LPpritchard22: Marrsii, Hiy Hiy @MandelaUnited HS for inviting me to share stories about two important Métis heroes from my family, my great-great grandfather, John and my great grandfather, Ralph. ❤️❤️ #RemembranceDay #MetisPride #MetisVeterans #Warriors #LandProtectors #Ancestors https://t.co/YxofwjBh2I

Congrats Andrea! https://t.co/hkF4SYtQdc

RT @ArmstrongYYC: A solemn, but impactful Remembrance Day ceremony today. A special thanks to all our students who helped with the ceremony and to special guests Sgt. Tom MacCarl and @LPpritchard22 for sharing their own truths #wearecbe https://t.co/6ETnDehxe1

Congrats to the Jr. Girls Volleyball team and their quarterfinal victory over @BMcNallyCCSD #wearecbe https://t.co/htiQtzye4J

The football team battled hard but fell to @ForestLawnHigh 12-0 in today’s quarterfinal, lots of growth and the future is bright! #wearecbe https://t.co/5mqi2wOIeM

RT @LPpritchard22: Honouring the contributions of Indigenous veterans. ❤️ https://t.co/3Y3IKfjAyS

RT @Teresa_A_Martin: What are you doing to help change the lives of the least fortunate? Make today a Mandela Day! https://t.co/FD03bP2SY7

What a great experience for #MandelaUnited choir students https://t.co/rzHv3kb8RZ https://t.co/hOqkMDuGwe

#MandelaUnited Choir do a great job singing the National Anthem at the Calgary Hitmen game. https://t.co/OKhsj6Fyo4