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The English Language Arts program in Quebec emphasizes the use of language for communicating, learning and living in a pluralistic society.  LEARN offers tools that focus on authentic opportunities for students to write, talk and produce text/media for a specific audience.  

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Teaching and Learning Tools

Media Production

The Media Production handbook offers strategies and resources to scaffold student production of media. The production process tools help students clarify thoughts, ideas and storyboard before diving into the technology.

Producing a Podcast

Tools to scaffold the podcast production process – Graphic organizers to storyboard, write a script, and have a clear plan.

  • Podcast Planner: Beginning, Middle and End.  Download 
  • Script and Soundtrack Planner.  Download 
  • Media Project Checklist: Podcasting.  Download 

DWAC - Differentiating Writing Across the Curriculum

Differentiating Writing Across the Curriculum (DWAC) is a toolkit to scaffold student writing across genres.  From autobiography to article, photo essay to fantasy – DWAC includes graphic organizers and more to help avoid writer’s block.

Response Cards and Guide

Students don’t know what to say? Get the conversation moving with response cards.  Includes a teacher guide with tips on using it in the classroom.

Problem Solving Cards

An activity to get students writing and responding from different points of view.  Each activity has instructions, links to the QEP (Broad Areas of Learning and Cross Curricular Competencies), and teacher tools.

How To - English Language Arts

Clever tutorials aimed at students to help them communicate through different genres.

Professional Learning

Resources that support the teaching and evaluation of English Language Arts in Quebec

  • Literacy Today Quebec. Teacher Inspired ELA Resources. Go to site 
  • Quebec Reading Connection. Connecting the Québec Education Program to the World of Books. Go to site 
  • DEELA. Learning and Evaluation Situations. Go to site 

Curated Resources

Digital Citizenship. Go to site 

Q&A: Copyright Rules for Quebec Schools. Download 

Copyright Matters! Download 

MEES Program Documents

Elementary

Elementary Education-English Language Arts. Go to site 

Evaluation of student learning - Elementary School
Cycles One, Two and Three. Download 

Progression of Learning – Elementary ELA. Download 

Secondary

Secondary Cycle One – English Language Arts. Download 

Secondary Cycle Two – English Language Arts. Download 

Progression of Learning in Secondary School. Go to site