English Language Arts
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.
Teaching and Learning Tools
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.
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.
MEES Program Documents
Elementary Education-English Language Arts. Go to site
Framework for the Evaluation of Learning - Elementary School Cycles One, Two and Three - Download
Progression of Learning – Elementary ELA. Download
Secondary Cycle One – English Language Arts. Download
Secondary Cycle Two – English Language Arts. Download
Progression of Learning in Secondary School. Go to site