Outcome Chart - Alberta - Health and Life Skills Grade 8

This outcome chart contains media-related learning outcomes from the Alberta Grade 8 Health and Life Skills curriculum, with links to supporting resources on the MediaSmarts site.

Understanding and Expressing Feelings

It is expected that students will:

  • identify sources of stress in relationships, and describe positive methods of dealing with such stressors; e.g., change, loss, discrimination, rejection


Cyberbullying and Civic Participation

Cyberbullying and the Law (Grades 7 - 8)

Understanding Cyberbullying : Virtual vs. Physical Worlds

That’s Not Cool

Student Tutorial (Licensed Resource)

MyWorld: A digital literacy tutorial for secondary students

Personal Health

It is expected that students will:

  • Develop personal strategies to deal with pressures to have a certain look/lifestyle; e.g., accept individual look
  • Evaluate personal food choices, and identify strategies to maintain optimal nutrition when eating away from home; e.g., eating healthy fast foods


Image Gap

Mirror Image

The Price of Happiness

Learning Gender Stereotypes

Exposing Gender Stereotypes

The Impact of Gender Stereotypes

Gender Messages in Alcohol Advertising

Gender and Tobacco

Selling Obesity

Violence and Video Games

That’s Not Cool

Put Your Best Face Forward