TVO Learn 7 & 8 Reading

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OVERALL EXPECTATION

1. read and demonstrate an understanding of a variety of literary, graphic, and informational texts, using a range of strategies to construct meaning

Grade 7 Specific expectations
1.1 read a wide variety of increasingly complex or difficult texts from diverse cultures, including literary texts

1.2 identify a variety of purposes for reading and choose reading materials appropriate for those purposes

1.3 identify a variety of reading comprehension strategies and use them appropriately before, during, and after reading to understand increasingly complex texts

1.4 demonstrate understanding of increasingly complex texts by summarizing important ideas and citing a variety of details that support the main idea

1.5 develop and explain interpretations of increasingly complex or difficult texts using stated and implied ideas from the texts to support their interpretations

1.6 extend understanding of texts, including increasingly complex or difficult texts, by connecting the ideas in them to their own knowledge, experience, and insights, to other familiar texts, and to the world around them

1.7 analyse a variety of texts, both simple and complex, and explain how the different elements in them contribute to meaning and influence the reader’s reaction

1.8 evaluate the effectiveness of both simple and complex texts based on evidence from the texts

1.9 identify the point of view presented in texts, including increasingly complex or difficult texts; give evidence of any biases they may contain; and suggest other possible perspectives
Grade 8 Specific expectations

1.1 read a wide variety of increasingly complex or difficult texts from diverse cultures, including literary texts


1.2 identify a variety of purposes for reading and choose increasingly complex or difficult reading materials appropriate for those purposes


1.3 identify a variety of reading comprehension strategies and use them appropriately before, during, and after reading to understand increasingly complex or difficult texts


1.4 demonstrate understanding of increasingly complex and difficult texts by summarizing important ideas and explaining how the details support the main idea


1.5 develop and explain interpretations of increasingly complex or difficult texts using stated and implied ideas from the texts to support their interpretations


1.6 extend understanding of texts, including increasingly complex or difficult texts, by connecting the ideas in them to their own knowledge, experience, and insights, to other texts, and to the world around them


1.7 analyse a variety of texts, including complex or difficult texts, and explain how the various elements in them contribute to meaning and influence the reader’s reaction


1.8 evaluate the effectiveness of a text based on evidence taken from that text


1.9 identify the point of view presented in texts, including increasingly complex or difficult texts; give evidence of any biases they may contain; and suggest other possible perspectives

OVERALL EXPECTATION

2.  recognize a variety of text forms, text features, and stylistic elements and demonstrate understanding of how they help communicate meaning

Grade 7 Specific expectations
2.1 analyse a variety of text forms and explain how their particular characteristics help communicate meaning, with a focus on literary texts such as a novel

2.2 analyse increasingly complex texts to identify organizational patterns used in them and explain how the patterns help communicate meaning

2.3 identify a variety of text features and explain how they help communicate meaning

2.4 identify various elements of style including foreshadowing, metaphor, and symbolism – and explain how they help communicate meaning and enhance the effectiveness of texts
Grade 8 Specific expectations
2.1 analyse a variety of text forms and explain how their particular characteristics help communicate meaning, with a focus on literary texts such as a memoir

2.2 analyse increasingly complex texts to identify different types of organizational patterns used in them and explain how the patterns help communicate meaning

2.3 identify a variety of text features and explain how they help communicate meaning

2.4 identify a range of elements of style including symbolism, irony, analogy, metaphor, and other rhetorical devices and explain how they help communicate meaning and enhance the effectiveness of texts

Grade 7

Text-to-Self Connections

Teacher Jessica will share reading strategies that can be used to help strengthen your comprehension of text.  Learn and explore how to make deep connections between texts and your personal, lived experiences.
This video activity highlights expectations 1.1, 1.3, 1.5, and 1.6. For additional learning activities for grade 7 reading, please explore the TVO Learn activities listed below.

Grade 7 Reading Learning Activities

Grade 8

Predictions and Conclusions

Join Teacher Jessica who demonstrates how to  make inferences using fiction and non-fiction texts.  You will explore and learn how to expand your thinking using sentence starters to create effective inferencing questions.

This video activity highlights expectations 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7 and 1.8. For additional learning activities for grade 8 reading, please explore the TVO Learn activities below.

Grade 8 Reading Learning Activities