Outcome Chart - Atlantic Provinces - English Language Arts 10

This outcome chart contains media-related learning outcomes from the Atlantic Provinces Education Foundation, English Language Arts curriculum, Grade 10, with links to supporting resources on the MediaSmarts site.

Each Atlantic Province follows closely the Atlantic Provinces Education Foundation Framework for English Language Arts. In this Framework, media literacy is integrated throughout the English Language Arts curriculum under the general learning outcomes of Speaking and Listening, Reading and Viewing and Writing and Other Ways of Representing.

Speaking and Listening


Students will be expected to interact with sensitivity and respect, considering the situation, audience, and purpose.

  • demonstrate an awareness of the power of spoken language by articulating how spoken language influences and manipulates, and reveals ideas, values, and attitudes
  • demonstrate an awareness of varieties of language and communication styles recognize the social contexts of different speech events

Lessons

Challenging Hate Online

Comparing Crime Dramas

Cinema Cops

Crime in the News

Defining Pop Culture

Don’t Drink and Drive: Assessing the Effectivenes of Anti_Drinking Campaigns

Exposing Gender Stereotypes

Free Speech and the Internet

Gender Messages in Alcohol Advertising

Learning Gender Stereotypes

The Impact of Gender Role Stereotypes

Images of Learning: Secondary

Individuality vs. Conformity

Marketing to Teens: Introduction

Marketing to Teens: Marketing Tactics

Marketing to Teens: Talking Back

Marketing to Teens: Parody Ads

Marketing to Teens: Alternate Ads

Marketing to Teens: Gender Roles in Advertising

Marketing to Teens: Gotta Have It! Designer & Brand Names

Online Propaganda and the Proliferation of Hate

Popular Music and Music Videos

Scripting a Crime Drama

Television Broadcast Ratings

The Broadcast Project

The Price of Happiness: On Advertising, Image, and Self Esteem

Selling Tobacco

Video Production of a Newscast

Viewing a Crime Drama

Reading and Viewing


Students will be expected to respond personally to a range of texts.

  • respond to the texts they are reading and viewing by questioning, connecting, evaluating, and extending
  • make thematic connections among print texts, public discourse, and media
  • demonstrate a willingness to consider more than one interpretation of text

Students will be expected to select, read, and view with understanding a range of literature, information, media and visual texts.

  • view a wide variety of media and visual texts, such as broadcast, journalism, film, television, advertising, CD-ROM, Internet, music videos
  • demonstrate an understanding of the impact literary devices and media techniques (editing, symbolism, imagery, figurative language, irony, etc.) have on shaping the understanding of a text

Students will be expected to respond critically to a range of texts, applying their knowledge of language, form and genre.

  • examine the different aspects of texts (language, style, graphics, tone, etc.) that contribute to meaning and effect
  • make inferences, draw conclusions, and make supported responses to content, form, and structure
  • explore the relationships among language, topic, genre, purpose, context, and audience
  • recognize the use and impact of specific literary and media devices (e.g., figurative language, dialogue, flashback, symbolism)
  • discuss the language, ideas, and other significant characteristics of a variety of texts and genres
  • respond critically to a variety of print and media texts
  • demonstrate an awareness that texts reveal and produce ideologies, identities, and positions
  • evaluate ways in which both genders and various cultures and socio-economic groups are portrayed in media texts

Lessons

Alcohol on the Web

Bias

Camera Shots

Challenging Hate Online

Cinema Cops

Comparing Crime Dramas

Crime in the News

Crime Perceptions Quiz

Defining Pop Culture

Don’t Drink and Drive: Assessing the Effectivenes of Anti_Drinking Campaigns

Free Speech and the Internet

Hoax? Scholarly Research? Personal Opinion? You Decide!

How to Analyze the News

Hype!

Images of Learning: Secondary

Individuality vs. Conformity

Kellogg Special K Ads

Marketing to Teens: Introduction

Marketing to Teens: Marketing Tactics

Marketing to Teens: Talking Back

Marketing to Teens: Parody Ads

Marketing to Teens: Alternate Ads

Marketing to Teens: Gender Roles in Advertising

Marketing to Teens: Gotta Have It! Designer & Brand Names

The Front Page

Bias in the News

Fact Versus Opinion

News Journalism Across the Media: Introduction

Definitions and Comments about the News

The Newspaper Front Page

Radio News

News Journalism Across the Media: Summative Activities

Online Propaganda and the Proliferation of Hate

Perceptions of Youth and Crime

Popular Music and Music Videos

Political Cartoons

The Price of Happiness: On Advertising, Image, and Self Esteem

The Privacy Dilemma

Scripting a Crime Drama

Suffragettes and Iron Ladies

Television Broadcast Ratings

The Function of Music

Thinking About Hate

Viewing a Crime Drama

Violence on Film: The Ratings Game

Who Knows? Your Privacy in the Information Age

You Be the Editor

Student Tutorial (Licensed Resource)

MyWorld: A digital literacy tutorial for secondary students

Writing and Other Ways of Representing


Students will be expected to create texts collaboratively and independently, using a variety of forms for a range of audiences and purposes

  • demonstrate skills in constructing a range of texts for a variety of audiences and purposes
  • analyse and reflect on others’ responses to their writing and audiovisual productions and consider those responses in creating new pieces

Lessons

Challenging Hate Online

Create a Youth Consumer Magazine

Free Speech and the Internet

Magazine Production

Scripting a Crime Drama

Television Broadcast Ratings

Images of Learning: Secondary

Marketing to Teens: Introduction

Marketing to Teens: Marketing Tactics

Marketing to Teens: Talking Back

Marketing to Teens: Parody Ads

Marketing to Teens: Alternate Ads

Marketing to Teens: Gender Roles in Advertising

Marketing to Teens: Gotta Have It! Designer & Brand Names

News Journalism Across the Media: Summative Activities

Online Propaganda and the Proliferation of Hate

Video Production of a Newscast