English Language Arts

English Language Arts

Literacy Coordinator - Student Achievement

              Kira Fladager (kira.fladager@rbe.sk.ca)

               Office #: (306) 523-3117

Saskatchewan Reads

 Find Saskatchewan Reads here!  http://www.rbe.sk.ca/saskatchewanreads


Student Achievement Area Support

Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 3 Supports

Grade 4 to 6 Supports

Grade 7 to 9 Supports

Grade 9 to 12 Supports


General Supports

English Language Arts Curriculum

ELA Resource List

Overview of Value Added Assessment in Writing (VAA-W) for Grades 3 - 11

Tip sheet to access Ministry of Education Key Language Cues and Conventions (Kindergarten to Grade 8)

Curriculum Support:  Northeast School Division has unwrapped curriculum outcomes and created rubrics for each grade level.  Explore their site here: http://curriculum.nesd.ca/

Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 3 Balanced Literacy Powerpoint - August 27th, 2013

Grade 4 - 6 Balanced Literacy Powerpoint - August 27th, 2013

Bringing Metis Children's Literacy to Life Guidebook - Creator Wilfred Burton

Bringing Métis Children’s Literature to Life is a guidebook for teachers to support the
children’s literature published by Gabriel Dumont Institute (GDI). Not only will teachers be
able to teach about the Métis but they will also utilize strategies that foster and promote
literacy development (listening, speaking, reading, writing, viewing, and representing).

 Big Ideas in Beginning Reading - The National Reading Panel addresses the 5 big ideas in Beginning Reading (Phonemic Awareness, Alphabetic Principle, Fluency with Text, Vocabulary, and Comprehension)

Alferd's Story - Link to the video of Alferd, the 70 year old Grade 1 student and his inspiring story of how he learned to read.

Media Smarts Canada's Centre for Digital and Media Literacy - "The best site on the planet for media literacy!" Stu Harris - Lessons and online content  to support media literacy instruction for students Kindergarten to Grade 12.


Elementary English Language Arts

Visual Reference Guide for Elementary ELA Key Resources

PWIM Posters (please order from Louise Knowles)

Essential Literacy Outcome (Big Idea) Posters: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, & 8

*NEW CONTENT* (03/13/2014) Writing Curriculum Supporting Documents -  The following documents are intended to provide an outline of the curriculum outcomes and indicators in writing and identify key elements from the writing outcomes in the curricululm from K - 8 (structure, writing process, text forms, conventions).

High School English Language Arts

Reading Strategy Posters (Grades 9-12)

Essential Literacy Outcome (Big Idea) Posters for High School



Teaching and Learning Materials

There are several ways to access core and additional resources recommended by the Ministy as well as the many resources RPS has purchased to support ELA instruction in schools.

1. Division Resources

Click here for information on how to book through Media Scheduling.

Click here for a list of Aboriginal Kits that can be borrowed from Media Scheduling

2. Ministry Resources

  • Grade level resources (Click on Core and Additional Resources Tab to browse resource for each gradel)
  • Quick Links (One stop to find additional resources like R.O.V.E.R, Databases, Webinars, etc.)

Use this tip sheet to walk you through accessing resources on the Ministry site.