Outcome Chart - Atlantic Provinces - English Language Arts 9

Overall Expectations

  • communicate information and ideas effectively and clearly, and to respond personally and critically select, read, and view with understanding a range of literature, information, media, and visual texts
  • interpret, select, and combine information using a variety of strategies, resources, and technologies
  • respond personally to a range of texts
  • respond critically to a range of texts, applying their understanding of language, form, and genre

Specific Expectations

By the end of Grade 9, students will be expected to:

  • respond critically to texts
  • ask relevant questions calling for elaboration, clarification, or qualification, and respond thoughtfully to such questions
  • independently access and select specific information to meet personal and learning needs
  • analyse and assess responses to their writing and media productions
  • ask relevant questions calling for elaboration, clarification, or qualification, and respond thoughtfully to such questions
  • develop approaches and strategies to conduct their research
  • integrate information from several sources to construct and communicate meaning
  • use available electronic networks
  • communicate using technology for a range of purposes with a variety of audiences

Lessons that meet Grade 9 expectations

Beyond Media Messages: Media Portrayal of Global Development

Bias and Crime in Media

Celebrities and World Issues

Cinema Cops

Deconstructing Web Pages

Exposing Gender Stereotypes

Finding and Authenticating Online Information on Global Development Issues

Gender and Tobacco

Gender Messages in Alcohol Advertising

Hate 2.0

Hate or Debate

How to Analyze the News

ICYouSee: A Lesson in Critical Thinking

I heard it ‘round the Internet: Sexual health education and authenticating online information

Learning Gender Stereotypes

Marketing to Teens: Alternate Ads

Marketing to Teens: Gender Roles in Advertising

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

Marketing to Teens: Marketing Tactics

Marketing to Teens: Talking Back

News Journalism Across the Media: Summative Activities

News Journalism: Definitions and Comments about the News

News Journalism: Radio News

Online Marketing to Kids: Protecting Your Privacy

Online Marketing to Kids: Strategies and Techniques

Scapegoating and Othering

Selling Obesity

Selling Tobacco

Sports Personalities in Magazine Advertising

Taming the Wild Wiki

The Price of Happiness

Television News

The Girl in the Mirror

The Impact of Gender Stereotypes

Thinking about Hate

Thinking Like a Citizen

Thinking Like a Tobacco Company

Tobacco Labels

Truth or Money

Understanding Cyberbullying : Virtual vs. Physical Worlds

Up, Up and Away? (TM)

Video Games

Video Production of a Newscast

Watching the Elections

Writing a Newspaper Article

You Be the Editor

Educational Games

Allies and Aliens

Click if You Agree