Outcome Chart - Manitoba - English Language Arts 12

This outcome chart contains media-related learning outcomes from the Manitoba, Senior 4 (Grade 12) English Language Arts curriculum, with links to supporting resources on the MediaSmarts site.

It is expected that students will:

Listen, speak, read, write, view, and represent to explore thoughts, ideas, feelings, and experiences

Discover and Explore

  • Use experiences with a variety of texts and genres by particular writers, artists, storytellers, and filmmakers for enjoyment and satisfaction

Lessons

Challenging Hate Online

Free Speech and the Internet

Magazine Production

Movie Heroes and the Heroic Journey

Kellogg Special K Ads

The Function of Music

You Be the Editor

Crime in the News

Scripting a Crime Drama

The Broadcast Project

The Blockbuster Movie

Online Propaganda and the Proliferation of Hate

Popular Music and Music Videos

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

Suffragettes and Iron Ladies

listen, speak, read, write, view, and represent to comprehend and respond personally and critically to oral, print, and other media texts

Use Strategies and Cues

  • Use textual cues, prominent organizational patterns within texts, and stylistic techniques [such as stream of consciousness, indirect characterization…] to confirm meaning and interpret texts

Respond to Texts

  • Experience a range of texts from a variety of genres [such as documentaries, epics, debates…] and cultural traditions; enhance personal interpretations and evaluations
  • Analyze how writers, artists, storytellers, and filmmakers portray and shape experiences, complexities, and tensions within Canadian society and culture
  • Analyze oral, literary, and media texts to determine how word choice, images, sound, and non-verbal cues create a composite meaning and effect

Understand Forms and Techniques

  • Evaluate how the choice of genre interacts with content to create effects
  • Compare how writers, artists, storytellers, and filmmakers use language to create a personal style and voice; evaluate the effectiveness of figurative language and techniques [such as satire, parody, irony…]; interpret symbolism and imagery in texts

Create Original Text [such as biographies, audio or video documentaries, critiques, films, photo-essays…] to

  • communicate and demonstrate understanding of forms and techniques

Lessons

Advertising and Male Violence

Bias

Camera Shots

Challenging Hate Online

Cinema Cops

Comparing Crime Dramas

Crime in the News

Crime Perceptions Quiz

Defining Pop Culture

Free Speech and the Internet

Hoax? Scholarly Research? Personal Opinion? You Decide!

Hype!

Images of Learning: Secondary

Individuality vs. Conformity

Kellogg Special K Ads

Magazine Production

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

Movie Heroes and the Heroic Journey

Online Propaganda and the Proliferation of Hate

The Front Page

Bias in the News

Fact Versus Opinion

Perceptions of Youth and Crime

Popular Music and Music Videos

Political Cartoons

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

Scripting a Crime Drama

Suffragettes and Iron Ladies

Television Broadcast Ratings

Television Newscasts

The Blockbuster Movie

The Function of Music

The Pornography Debate: Controversy in Advertising

The Privacy Dilemma

Sex in Advertising

Viewing a Crime Drama

Violence on Film: The Ratings Game

You Be the Editor

listen, speak, read, write, view, and represent to manage ideas and information

Select and Process

  • Identify a range of diverse forms of information sources [such as essays, primary, and secondary research, documentaries, speeches…] to satisfy information needs and personal viewpoint
  • Evaluate personal information sources for breadth, depth, reliability, validity, and accessibility
  • Identify and analyze a variety of factors [such as fallacies in argument, hasty generalizations or false analogies; emotional and rational appeals; distinctions between fact, opinion, propaganda, bias, and point of view; errors in logic; omissions] that affect meaning; listen read and view actively for speakers’ and writers’ themes, main ideas, and supporting details

Lessons

Bias

Hype!

Selling Tobacco

Perceptions of Youth and Crime

Bias in the News

Fact Versus Opinion

ICYouSee: A Lesson in Critical Thinking

Hoax? Scholarly Research? Personal Opinion? You Decide!

The Privacy Dilemma

Tip Sheet

How to Search the Internet Effectively

Student Tutorial (Licensed Resource)

MyWorld: A digital literacy tutorial for secondary students

listen, speak, read, write, view and represent to enhance the clarity and artistry of communication

Generate and Focus

  • Understand and evaluate the importance of organizing and reorganizing oral, written and visual texts to achieve purposes and engage audiences

Lessons

Challenging Hate Online

Free Speech and the Internet

Selling Tobacco

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

Kellogg Special K Ads

Hype!

The Blockbuster Movie

Movie Heroes and the Heroic Journey

Advertising and Male Violence

Magazine Production

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

Television Broadcast Ratings

The Broadcast Project

Scripting a Crime Drama

Viewing a Crime Drama

Comparing Crime Dramas

Violence on Film: The Ratings Game

Broadcasting Codes

listen, speak, read, write, view and represent to celebrate and build community

Develop and Celebrate Community

  • Analyze ways in which cultural and social experiences shape personal responses to oral, literary, and media texts Analyze how language and oral, literary, and media texts reflect and affect the human condition

Lessons

Advertising and Male Violence

Bias

Challenging Hate Online

Crime in the News

Crime Perceptions Quiz

Defining Pop Culture

Free Speech and the Internet

Images of Learning: Secondary

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

Online Propaganda and the Proliferation of Hate

The Front Page

Bias in the News

Fact Versus Opinion

Perceptions of Youth and Crime

Popular Music and Music Videos

Political Cartoons

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

Television Broadcast Ratings

Television Newscasts

The Blockbuster Movie

The Function of Music

The Pornography Debate: Controversy in Advertising

Sex in Advertising

Violence on Film: The Ratings Game

You Be the Editor