Sample Outcomes

Sample Outcomes

Everything that your child will do in grade 7 French is linked to outcomes.  Outcomes are simply statements about what students are expected to know and to be able to do by the end of the course.  Outcomes for grade 7 French are organized in three categories: communication (including acquiring information and experiencing creative works), culture, and general language education (Newfoundland and Labrador Intermediate Core French Cirriculum Guide).  The following table provides examples of each of the 3 categories as well as examples of achievement of these outcomes.


Example of Outcome

Example of achievement of outcome

Students use French to establish and maintain relationships, to share ideas and opinions and to get things done.”  More specifically, “students use French to express likes and dislikes.”

Student being able to say “I like ice cream” in French

“Students demonstrate a knowledge of French-speaking cultures in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada and other countries and an understanding of the links between language, culture and identity.”  A more specific outcome: “students will identify celebrations, customs and routines of francophone cultures.”

Student demonstrating knowledge of the Quebec Winter Carnival

Students use language learning strategies enabling them to access information, clarify and negotiate meaning and cope effectively in unfamiliar situations in their first language as well as in French.”  A more specific outcome: “Students use the writing process to complete a task.”

Student uses strategies such as brainstorming, organization, revision, and editing appropriately. 





For further information, please consult the provincial department of education’s curriculum guide at the following links.