Outcome Chart - Manitoba - English Language Arts 4

This outcome chart contains media-related learning outcomes from the Manitoba, Grade 4 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

  • describe and reflect upon personal observations and experiences to reach tentative conclusions
  • collect and explain preferences for particular forms of oral, print and other media texts

Clarify and Extend

  • connect new information and experiences with prior knowledge to construct meaning in different contexts
  • express new concepts and understanding in own words and explain their importance
  • reflect on ideas and experiences to clarify and extend understanding

Lessons

Junk Food Jungle

Co-Co’s Adversmarts

Sheroes and Heroes

Villains, Heroes and Heroines

Facing TV Violence: Counting and Discussion Violence on the Screen

Facing TV Violence: Rewriting the Script

TV Stereotypes

Teaching TV: Television as a Story Teller

Teaching TV: Television Techniques

Newspaper Ads

Thinking About Television and Movies

Avatars and Body Image

Game Time

Pay for Play

Understanding the Internet: Communication and Social Media

Introduction to Cyberbullying: Avatars and Identity

Teacher/Parent Guides

Managing Superhero Play

Talking to Kids about Advertising

Talking to Kids about Racial Stereotypes

Talking to Kids about Gender Stereotypes

Talking to Kids about the News

Talking to Kids about Media Violence

Student Tutorial (Licensed Resource)

Passport to the Internet: Student tutorial for Internet literacy (Grades 4-8)

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

  • make and record connections between personal experiences, prior knowledge, and a variety of texts
  • use textual cues to construct and confirm meaning

Respond to Texts

  • experience texts from a variety of genres and cultural traditions; share responses to a variety of texts
  • identify similarities and differences between personal experiences and the experiences of people from various cultures portrayed in a variety of oral, print and other media texts
  • identify mood evoked by a variety of oral, print and other media texts

Understand Forms and Techniques

  • distinguish similarities and differences among a variety of forms of texts
  • explain connections between events and the roles of main characters in a variety of texts, and identify how these texts may influence people’s behaviours

Create Original Text [such as paintings and drawings, dramatizations, oral stories…] to

  • communicate and demonstrate understanding of forms and meanings

Lessons

The Constructed World of TV Families

Prejudice and Body Image

Media Kids

Reporter for a Day

Teaching TV: Television Techniques

Teaching TV - Film Production: Who Does What?

Thinking Like a Tobacco Company: Grades 4–6

Kids, Alcohol and Advertising: Messages About Drinking

Kids, Alcohol and Advertising: Young Drinkers

Kids, Alcohol and Advertising: Understanding Brands

Kids, Alcohol and Advertising:  Interpreting Media Messages

“He Shoots, He Scores”: Alcohol Advertising and Sports

Co-Co’s Adversmarts

Avatars and Body Image

Pay for Play

Understanding the Internet: Build Understanding

Understanding the Internet: Communication and Social Media

Introduction to Cyberbullying: Avatars and Identity

Teacher/Parent Guides

Managing Superhero Play

Talking to Kids about Advertising

Talking to Kids about Racial Stereotypes

Talking to Kids about Gender Stereotypes

Talking to Kids about the News

Talking to Kids about Media Violence

Student Tutorial (Licensed Resource)

Passport to the Internet: Student tutorial for Internet literacy (Grades 4-8)

Educational Games

Privacy Playground: The First Adventure of the Three CyberPigs

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

Select and Process

  • determine main and supporting ideas using prior knowledge, predictions, connections, inferences and visual and auditory cues

Lessons

Thinking About Television and Movies

Prejudice and Body Image

You’ve Gotta Have a Gimmick!

Reporter for a Day

Creating a Marketing Frenzy

Kids, Alcohol and Advertising: Understanding Brands

Kids, Alcohol and Advertising: Interpreting Media Messages

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

Generate and Focus

  • focus on a topic for oral, written and visual texts using a variety of strategies
  • choose from a variety of favourite forms and experiment with modeled forms for various audiences and purposes

Lessons

Junk Food Jungle

Co-Co’s Adversmarts

Sheroes and Heroes

Villains, Heroes and Heroines

Facing TV Violence: Rewriting the Script

Facing TV Violence: Consequences and Media Violence

TV Stereotypes

Teaching TV: Television as a Story Teller

Teaching TV: Television Techniques

Newspaper Ads

Thinking About Television and Movies

Reporter for a Day

Prejudice and Body Image

Avatars and Body Image

Game Time

Understanding the Internet: Build Understanding

Understanding the Internet: Communication and Social Media

Introduction to Cyberbullying: Avatars and Identity

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

Develop and Celebrate Community

  • explore cultural representations in oral, print and other media texts from various communities
  • connect the insights of individuals in oral, print and other media texts to personal experiences

Teaching Units

Introducing TV Families

Comparing Real Families to TV Families

Once Upon a Time

TV Stereotypes

Facing TV Violence: Counting and Discussion Violence on the Screen

Facing TV Violence: Rewriting the Script

Prejudice and Body Image

Thinking About Television and Movies

Sheroes and Heroes

Villains, Heroes and Heroines

Avatars and Body Image