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

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)

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

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