Instructional Framework

Live Ink has been developed with a clearly defined instructional plan based on curriculum outcomes/expectations. Below is a summary of the skills and strategies that are the focus of each module.

  • Oral Language
  • Reading and Viewing
  • Writing and Representing
  • Media Literacy
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Listening: To evaluate point of view by differentiating between content and delivery

Speaking: To explain and justify a point of view

Listening: To understand and appreciate by making connections

Speaking: To entertain by using stylistic and vocal strategies

Listening: To understand purpose by using various listening comprehension strategies

Speaking: To contribute effectively within a group

Listening: To identify presentation strategies used to achieve a purpose

Speaking: To give a presentation that communicates clearly

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Listening: To understand purpose by using various listening comprehension strategies

Speaking: To contribute effectively within a group

Listening: To identify presentation strategies used to achieve a point of view

Speaking: To give a presentation that communicates clearly

Listening: To understand and appreciate by making connections

Speaking: To entertain by using stylistic and vocal strategies

Listening: To evaluate persuasive skills

Speaking: To persuade by using stylistic and vocal strategies

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Strategies: Predicting, Making Connections, Analyzing

Literary Technique: Irony and Satire

Strategies: Activating Background Knowledge, Visualizing, Synthesizing

Literary Technique: Figurative Language

Strategies: Using Text Features, Inferring, Summarizing

Literary Technique: Stylistic Techniques

Strategies: Setting a Purpose, Questioning, Evaluating

Literary Technique: Rhetorical Devices

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Strategies: Setting a Purpose, Inferring, Analyzing

Literary Technique: Symbolism

Strategies: Predicting, Questioning, Summarizing

Literary Technique: Foreshadowing

Strategies: Activating Background Knowledge, Visualizing, Synthesizing

Literary Technique: Figurative Language

Strategies: Using Text Features, Making Connections, Evaluating

Literary Technique: Rhetorical Devices

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Writing/Creating: Supported Opinion

Writing Process: Editing, Proofreading, and Publishing or Presenting

Traits/Elements: Ideas and Organization

Writing/Creating: Comparison Essay

Writing Process: Developing and Organizing Content

Traits/Elements: Ideas and Organization

Writing/Creating: News Report

Writing Process: Research Skills: Selecting, Citing, and Evaluating Sources

Traits/Elements: Conventions and Presentation

Writing/Creating: Speech/Oral Report

Writing Process: Drafting and Revising

Traits/Elements: Voice, Sentence Fluency, and Word Choice

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Writing/Creating: Supported Opinion

Writing Process: Editing, Proofreading, and Publishing or Presenting

Traits/Elements: Conventions and Presentation

Writing/Creating: News Report, Personal Essay

Writing Process: Research Skills: Selecting, Citing, and Evaluating Sources

Traits/Elements: Ideas and Organization

Writing/Creating: Poetry, Comparison Essay

Writing Process: Drafting and Revising

Traits/Elements: Ideas and Organization

Writing/Creating: Review, Proposal

Writing Process: Developing and Organizing Content

Traits/Elements: Voice, Sentence Fluency, and Word Choice

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Analyzing: Purpose

Creating: Poster

Analyzing: Techniques

Creating: Advertisement

Analyzing: Messages and Values

Creating: News Broadcast

Analyzing: Audience

Creating: Interview

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Analyzing: Purpose

Creating: Promotional Brochure

Analyzing: Techniques

Creating: Presentation

Analyzing: Messages and Values

Creating: Graphic Poem

Analyzing: Audience

Creating: Advertisement or Multimedia Presentation