reflects on, assesses and monitors own learning and develops individual and collaborative processes to become an independent learner
Related Life Skills outcome: ENLS6-12
- Engage personally with texts
- monitor and assess the various ways they approach their learning in English
- use ICT tools strategically to support learning
- Develop and apply contextual knowledge
- assess their own strengths and needs as learners and apply strategies to ensure their ongoing improvement
- support the learning of others by objectively assessing their strengths and needs as learners and offering constructive feedback as appropriate
- choose individual and collaborative processes appropriate for particular learning contexts
- Understand and apply knowledge of language forms and features
- use and understand the value of writing as a reflective tool
- select and use appropriate metalanguage and textual forms to assess and reflect on learning
- Respond to and compose texts
- create texts reflecting on their own learning, considering how processes can be adjusted to ensure better learning outcomes
- use constructive, critical feedback from others to improve learning, including their own composing and responding
- assess the strengths and weaknesses of their own compositional style and amend compositions as a result of the process of feedback and reflection
The course objectives express the knowledge, skills and understandings that are demonstrated through the outcomes and content. These are applied within the context of the modules.
The levels on the ESL scales needed to achieve this English syllabus outcome are Writing level 7, Reading and Responding level 7 and Oral Interaction level 8.
An EAL/D student at this stage of schooling may be assessed at a range of levels on the ESL scales Writing and Reading and Responding strands from Beginning level 1 to level 7 and Oral Interaction strand from level 1 to level 8. Teachers plan a learning pathway for EAL/D students using the ESL scales outcomes and pointers. Teachers assess EAL/D students' current level of English on the ESL scales then plan teaching and learning activities to scaffold learning for students working towards the achievement of English syllabus outcomes.
For EAL/D students to achieve this English syllabus outcome the teaching focus and pathway of learning will be mainly within the Strategies ESL scales strand organiser. See ESL scales outcomes for Oral Interaction: 5.4, 6.4, 7.4, 8.4; Reading and Responding: 5.8, 6.8, 7.8; Writing: 4.12, 5.12, 6.12, 7.12.