Outcome Chart - British Columbia - Literacy Foundations - English Language Arts - Level 1

This outcome chart contains media-related learning outcomes from the British Columbia, Level 1, Literacy Foundations, English Language Arts curriculum, with links to supporting resources on the MediaSmarts site.

It is expected that students will:

Reading and Viewing

Specific Expectations

It is expected that students will:

  • read and demonstrate comprehension of commonly used words and phrases found on familiar reading materials (e.g., forms, brochures, banking information, prescription information, menus, food packages)
    before reading and viewing, make meaning from texts (spoken, written, or visual communication) and increase fluency by
    • setting a purpose (e.g., for enjoyment, to find information)
    • generating questions (e.g., using picture cues or other prompts, such as: “What does this remind you of?”)
      after reading and viewing, develop their understanding of the meaning conveyed in texts by rereading or “re-viewing” for clarification
    • describing their understanding of the text
    • discussing their ideas with others
    • using text features (e.g., diagrams, headings, bold and italicized words, diagrams, drawings, chapter titles) to locate information

Lessons

Comparing Real Families to TV Families

Facing TV Violence: Consequences and Media Violence

Facing TV Violence: Counting & Discussing Violence on the Screen

Facing TV Violence: Rewriting the Script

Introducing TV Families

Looking At Food Advertising

Looking at Newspapers: Introduction

Newspaper Ads

Once Upon a Time

Educational Games

Co-Co’s AdverSmarts