Outcome Chart - Manitoba - English Language Arts 6

This outcome chart contains media-related learning outcomes from the Manitoba, Grade 6 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

  • engage in exploratory communication to share personal responses and discover own interpretations
  • assess personal collection of favorite oral, print and other media texts and discuss preferences for particular forms

Clarify and Extend

  • reflect on prior knowledge and experiences to arrive at new understanding
  • explain personal viewpoints in clear and meaningful ways and revise previous understanding
  • appraise ideas for clarity and ask extending questions; select from others; experiences and ideas to extend ways of knowing the world

Lessons

Advertising All Around Us

The Anatomy of Cool

Comic Book Characters

Cop Shows

Creating a Marketing Frenzy

Create a Youth Consumer Magazine

Who’s On First: Alcohol Advertising and Sports

Elections and the Media

Freedom to Smoke

Gender Stereotypes and Body Image

Humour on Television

Image Gap

Images of Learning: Elementary

Junk Food Jungle

Looks Good Enough to Eat

Media Kids

Media Literacy for Development & Children’s Rights

Online Marketing to Kids: Protecting Your Privacy

Online Marketing to Kids: Strategies and Techniques

Reporter for a Day

Packaging Tricks

Put Downs

Sheroes and Heroes

Taking Charge of TV Violence

The True Story

Stereotyping and Bias: The Three Little Pigs and the Big Bad Wolf

Avatars and Body Image

Game Time

Pay for Play

Understanding the Internet: Communication and Social Media

Introduction to Cyberbullying: Avatars and Identity

Educational Games

Data Defenders

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

  • seek connections between previous experiences, prior knowledge, and a variety of texts
  • use comprehension strategies appropriate to the type of text and purpose
  • use textual cues to construct and confirm meaning

Respond to Texts

  • seek opportunities to experience texts from a variety of genres and cultural traditions; explain preferences for a variety of texts
  • discuss own and others’ understanding of various community and cultural traditions in various times and places as portrayed in a variety of oral, print, and other media texts
  • identify descriptive and figurative language in a variety of oral, print and other media texts and discuss how it enhances understanding of people, places and actions

Understand Forms and Techniques

  • recognize key characteristics of a variety of genres of oral, print, and other media texts [such as novels, biographies, autobiographies, myths, poetry, drawings and prints…]
  • identify significant elements and techniques in a variety of texts, and examine how they interact to create effects
  • experiment with ambiguity in language

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

  • communicate and demonstrate understanding of forms and meanings

Lessons

What’s in a Word?

Put Downs

The Anatomy of Cool

Images of Learning: Elementary

Kids, Alcohol and Advertising: Understanding Brands

Kids, Alcohol and Advertising: Interpreting Media Messages

Who’s On First: Alcohol Advertising and Sports

Thinking Like a Tobacco Company: Grades 4–6

Freedom to Smoke

Tobacco Labels

Video Production of a Newscast

Writing a Newspaper Article

The Broadcast Project

How to Analyze the News

Violence in Sports

Elections and the Media

You’ve Gotta Have a Gimmick!

Looks Good Enough to Eat

Comic Book Characters

Female Action Heroes

Create a Youth Consumer Magazine

Media Literacy for Development & Children’s Rights

Teaching TV: Television Techniques

Teaching TV - Film Production: Who Does What?

Media Minute Introduction: What is media anyway?

Media Minute Lesson 2: Media are constructions

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

Student Tutorial (Licensed Resource)

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

Educational Games

Data Defenders

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

Select and Process

  • use organizational patterns [such as main ideas and supporting details, explanation, comparison and contrast, cause and effect, sequence…] of oral, print, and other media texts to construct meaning; skim, scan and read closely to gather information

Lessons

What’s in a Word?

Scientific Detectives

Kids, Alcohol and Advertising: Understanding Brands

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

Who’s On First: Alcohol Advertising and Sports

Thinking Like a Tobacco Company: Grades 4–6

Freedom to Smoke

The True Story

Truth or Money

Elections and the Media

Pay for Play

Educational Game

Cybersense and Nonsense: The Second Adventure of the Three CyberPigs

Data Defenders

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

Generate and Focus

  • focus a topic for oral, written and visual texts integrating ideas from experiences and a variety of other sources

Lessons

Advertising All Around Us

The Anatomy of Cool

Comic Book Characters

Creating a Marketing Frenzy

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

Who’s On First: Alcohol Advertising and Sports

Freedom to Smoke

Gender Stereotypes and Body Image

Images of Learning: Elementary

Junk Food Jungle

Looks Good Enough to Eat

Media Kids

Online Marketing to Kids: Protecting Your Privacy

Online Marketing to Kids: Strategies and Techniques

Packaging Tricks

Put Downs

Thinking About Television and Movies

Thinking Like a Tobacco Company: Grades 4–6

Tobacco Labels

Violence in Sports

What’s in a Word?

You’ve Gotta Have a Gimmick!

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

  • incorporate language from oral, print and other media texts to describe personal perspectives on cultural representations
  • observe and discuss aspects of human nature revealed in personal experiences and in oral, print and other media texts

Teaching Units

Female Action Heroes

Images of Learning: Elementary

Media Kids

Violence in Sports

What’s in a Word?

Put Downs

The Anatomy of Cool

The Constructed World of TV Families

Comic Book Characters

Stereotyping and Bias: The Three Little Pigs and the Big Bad Wolf

Media Minute Lesson 2: Media are constructions

Avatars and Body Image

Introduction to Cyberbullying: Avatars and Identity