Outcome Chart - Alberta - Social Studies 33 - Grade 12

This outcome chart contains Media literacy learning expectations from the Alberta social studies curriculum, with links to supporting resources on the MediaSmarts site.

Citizenship in Canada

The political processes are influenced by a variety of groups in the community

  • Examine how television and other media are used to create images, communicate demands, disseminate policies and ideas

Rights and responsibilities are associated with citizenship
Examine rights (individual and collective) in Canadian society:

  • human
  • civil
  • legal
  • minority
  • economic
  • cultural
  • language
  • political

 

Lessons

Cyberbullying and Civic Participation

Making Media for Democratic Citizenship

Suffragettes and Iron Ladies

Guide

Parents’ Guide to Cyberbullying

Student Tutorial (Licensed Resource)

MyWorld: A digital literacy tutorial for secondary students  

 Political and Economic Systems

One can better understand Canadian politics and government by studying current affairs.

  • Role of media in influencing individual/government decision-making processes.

Lessons

Hoax? Scholarly Research? Personal Opinion? You Decide!

You Be the Editor

Bias 

Bias in the News

Broadcasting Codes

Television Newscasts

The Front Page

The Privacy Dilemma

Fact Versus Opinion

Free Speech Versus the Internet

How to Analyze the News

Individuality vs. Conformity

Suffragettes and Iron Ladies

Student Tutorial (Licensed Resource)

MyWorld: A digital literacy tutorial for secondary students  

Process Skills

Students will be expected to develop the ability to:

analyze information to detect bias, propaganda or opinion