Outcome Chart - Alberta - English Language Arts 1

This outcome chart contains media-related learning outcomes from the Alberta, Grade 1 English Language Arts curriculum, with links to supporting resources on the MediaSmarts site.

It is expected that students will:

Listen, speak, read, write, view, and represent to explore thoughts, ideas, feelings, and experiences

Discover and Explore

  • share personal experiences that are clearly related to oral, print and other media texts
  • make observations about activities, experiences and oral, print and other media texts
  • express preferences for a variety of oral, print and other media texts

 

 

Lessons

Favourite Sports and Athletes: An Introduction to Sports Media

Eating Under the Rainbow

Looking at Food Advertising

Internet Time Capsule

Finding Balance in Our Digital Lives

Representing Ourselves Online

Can You Spot the Ad

Adversmarts: Introduction to Food Advertising Online

Healthy Food Web

Educational Game

Co-Co’s Adversmarts

Teacher/Parent Guides

Managing Superhero Play

Talking to Kids about Advertising

Talking to Kids about Racial Stereotypes

Talking to Kids about Gender Stereotypes

Talking to Kids about the News

Talking to Kids about Media Violence

Listen, speak, read, write, view, and represent to comprehend and respond personally and critically to oral, print, and other media texts

Use Strategies and Cues

  • use previous experience and knowledge or oral language to make connections to the meaning of oral, print and other media texts
  • talk about print or other media texts previously read or viewed

Respond to Texts

  • participate in shared listening, reading and viewing experiences, using oral, print and other media texts texts from a variety of cultural traditions and genres, such as poems, storytelling by elders, pattern books, audio tapes, stories and cartoons
  • relate aspects of stories and characters to personal feelings and experiences
  • retell interesting or important aspects of oral, print and other media texts
  • tell what was liked or disliked about oral, print and other media texts
  • identify how words can imitate sounds and create special effects
  • experiment with repetitions, rhyme and rhythm to create effects in own oral, print and other media texts

Understand Forms and Techniques

  • distinguish differences in the ways various oral, print and other media texts are organized
  • identify various forms of media texts
  • tell what characters do or what happens to them in a variety of oral, print and other media texts
  • create original texts [such as paintings and drawings, dramatizations, oral stories…] to communicate and demonstrate understanding of forms and technique

Create Original Text

  • generate and contribute ideas for individual or group oral, print and other media texts

 

 

Lessons

Looking at Food Advertising

Favourite Sports and Athletes: An Introduction to Sports Media

Eating Under the Rainbow

Facing TV Violence: Counting and Discussion Violence on the Screen

Once Upon a Time

Internet Time Capsule

Rules of the Game

Finding Balance in Our Digital Lives

Representing Ourselves Online

Can You Spot the Ad

Adversmarts: Introduction to Food Advertising Online

Healthy Food Web

Educational Game

Co-Co’s Adversmarts

Teacher/Parent Guides

Managing Superhero Play

Talking to Kids about Advertising

Talking to Kids about Racial Stereotypes

Talking to Kids about Gender Stereotypes

Talking to Kids about the News

Talking to Kids about Media Violence

Listen, speak, read, write, view, and represent to manage ideas and information

Share and Review

  • share ideas and information from oral, print and other media texts with familiar audiences

 

Lessons

Facing TV Violence: Counting and Discussion Violence on the Screen

Looking at Food Advertising

Packaging Tricks

Adversmarts: Introduction to Food Advertising Online

Internet Time Capsule

Can You Spot the Ad?

Representing Ourselves Online

Educational Game

Co-Co’s Adversmarts

Listen, speak, read, write, view, and represent to enhance the clarity and artistry of communication

Enhance and Improve

  • use words and pictures to add sensory detail in oral, print and other media texts

Lessons

Comparing Real Families to TV Families

Eating Under the Rainbow

Representing Ourselves Online

Rules of the Game

Healthy Food Web

Listen, speak, read, write, view and represent to respect, support and collaborate with others

Respect Others and Strengthen Community

  • share personal experiences and family traditions related to oral, print and other media texts
  • talk about other times, places and people after exploring oral, print and other media texts from various communities

 

 

Lessons

Comparing Real Families to TV Families

Once Upon a Time

TV Stereotypes

Internet Time Capsule

Finding Balance in Our Digital Lives

Representing Ourselves Online

Rules of the Game

Teacher/Parent Guides

Managing Superhero Play

Talking to Kids about Advertising

Talking to Kids about Racial Stereotypes

Talking to Kids about Gender Stereotypes

Talking to Kids about the News

Talking to Kids about Media Violence