Outcome Chart - Alberta - Health and Life Skills Grade 9

This outcome chart contains media-related learning outcomes from the Alberta Grade 9 Health and Life Skills curriculum, with links to supporting resources on the MediaSmarts site.

Understanding and Expressing Feelings

It is expected that students will:

  • analyze, evaluate and refine personal communication patterns


Cyberbullying and Civic Participation

Cyberbullying and the Law (Grades 7 - 8)

Understanding Cyberbullying : Virtual vs. Physical Worlds

Student Tutorial (Licensed Resource)

MyWorld: A digital literacy tutorial for secondary students

Personal Health

It is expected that students will:

  • analyze and develop strategies to reduce the effects of stereotyping on body image; e.g., health risks of altering natural body size/shape to meet media ideal
  • develop strategies that promote healthy nutritional choices for self and others; e.g., adopt goals that reflect healthy eating, encourage the placement of nutritious food in vending machines
  • analyze addictions; e.g., stages, kinds, and resources available to treat addictions


The Price of Happiness

Kellogg Special K Ads

Learning Gender Stereotypes

Exposing Gender Stereotypes

The Impact of Gender Stereotypes

Selling Obesity

Alcohol Myths

Gender Messages in Alcohol Advertising

Alcohol on the Web

Don’t Drink and Drive: Assessing the Effectiveness of Anti-Drinking Campaigns

Tobacco Labels

Truth or Money

Gender and Tobacco

Thinking Like a Tobacco Company

Thinking Like a Citizen

Selling Tobacco

Tobacco Advertising in Canada