Outcome Chart - Alberta - English Language Arts Kindergarten

This outcome chart contains media-related learning outcomes from the Alberta, Kindergarten 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
  • talk about favorite oral, print and other media texts

Clarify and Extend

  • connect related ideas and information
  • express interest in new ideas and experiences

 

 

Lessons

Favourite Sports and Athletes: An Introduction to Sports Media

Eating Under the Rainbow

Looking at Food Advertising

Internet Time Capsule

Rules of the Game

Finding Balance in Our Digital Lives

Representing Ourselves Online

So Many Choices!

Adversmarts: Introduction to Food Advertising Online

Representing Ourselves Online

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

  • connect oral language with print and pictures
  • understand that stories, information and personal experiences can be recorded in pictures and print and can be listened to, read or viewed
  • expect print and pictures to have meaning and to be related to each other in print and other media texts

Respond to Texts

  • participate in shared listening, reading and viewing experiences, using oral, print and other media texts from a variety of cultural traditions and genres such as picture books, fairy tales, rhymes, stories, photographs, illustrations and video programs
  • relate aspects of oral, print and other media texts to personal feelings and experiences
  • talk about and represent the actions of characters portrayed in oral, print and other media texts
  • talk about experiences similar or related to those in oral, print and other media texts

Understand Forms and Techniques

  • experience a variety of oral, print and other media texts
  • identify the main characters in a variety of oral, print and other media texts

Create Original Text

  • contribute ideas and answer questions related to experiences and familiar oral, print and other media texts

Lessons

Looking at Food Advertising

Favourite Sports and Athletes: An Introduction to Sports Media

Eating Under the Rainbow

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

Select and Process

  • ask questions to make sense of information

 

Lessons

Favorite Sports and Athletes

To encourage children to discuss their feelings about television violence:

Facing TV Violence: Counting and Discussion Violence on the Screen

To encourage children to explore their feelings about food advertisements:

Looking at Food Advertising

So Many Choices!

Adversmarts: Introduction to Food Advertising Online

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 respect, support and collaborate with others

Respect Others and Strengthen Community

  • explore personal experiences and family traditions related to oral, print and other media texts
  • explore oral, print and other media texts from various communities

 

 

 

 

 

Lessons

Once Upon a Time

Internet Time Capsule

Rules of the Game

Representing Ourselves Online

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