MY CHILD IN SCHOOL – Informed Parent, Involved Parent


What your child is learning

In Grade 6, your child learns to:

  • use different ways to understand and verify understanding, including making predictions and inferences
  • identify the main points, restate the content, make connections to personal experiences and follow instructions to show understanding
  • share information in a logical or chronological order, write paragraphs with a topic sentence and supporting details, and write a story with a plot that has more than one event
  • speak and write correctly with a focus on areas such as pronunciation, word order, agreement and spelling
  • use different ways to organize or remember ideas and information

To find out more about what your child is learning, talk to their teacher. You may also refer to the Language Arts Practices: Orientation Guide for information regarding the program's guiding principles and recommended practices.

How your child is assessed

Your child’s progress in Français will be reported in three areas and may address the following questions:

  • Comprehension (Reading, Listening, Viewing)
    How well does your child choose important information, make connections to personal experiences, and follow directions?
    How well does your child identify features of poems and techniques used by the media and presenters?
  • Communication (Writing, Speaking, Representing)
    How well does your child share information in a group discussion or presentation, and write several paragraphs to inform or tell a story?
    How does your child revise, edit and improve his or her text by using different resources?
    How does your child use knowledge about French to speak and write correctly?
  • Critical Thinking
    Does your child connect what he or she is learning with previous knowledge and experiences?
    Does your child explain responses to information and ideas?
    Does your child think about or change personal views or opinions based on views and opinions of peers or experts?

The information from each report helps you to support your child’s learning. You can use it to talk with your child and his or her teacher about results, strengths, challenges and what your child will be doing next.


Public Libary - Many French resources are available and can be delivered to the Public Library nearest you.

Idéllo - French quality educational and certified content for your children.

My learning at home - is one of the supports that you can use to enhance learning at home for your child's well-being and learning growth.

Frequently Asked Questions

What do you mean by "viewing" and "representing"?

How can I help my child (even if I don’t speak French)?