Outcome Chart - Manitoba - English Language Arts 9

This outcome chart contains media-related learning outcomes from the Manitoba, Senior 1 (Grade 9) 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

  • discuss with peers preferences for texts and genres by particular writers, artists, storytellers, and filmmakers

Lessons

Hate 2.0

Hate or Debate?

The Price of Happiness: On Advertising, Image, and Self EsteemMarketing to Teens: Gotta Have It! Designer & Brand Names

The Function of Music

You Be the Editor

Who Knows? Your Privacy in the Information Age

Viewing a Crime Drama

Comparing Crime Dramas

Crime in the News

Images of Learning: Secondary

Cop Shows

Thinking Like a Tobacco Company: Grades 7-9

Truth or Money

Television Broadcast Ratings

News Journalism Across the Media: Introduction

Definitions and Comments about the News

The Newspaper Front Page

Radio News

Scapegoating and Othering

News Journalism Across the Media: Summative Activities

The Girl in the Mirror

Thinking About Hate

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 [such as common literary, expository, and media text structures] and prominent organizational patterns [such as chronology, cause and effect, comparison and contrast, problem and solution] within texts to construct and confirm meaning and interpret texts

Respond to Texts

  • experience texts from a variety of forms and genres [such as essays, broadcast advertisements, romantic literature] and cultural traditions; explain various interpretations of the same text
  • examine how personal experiences, community traditions, and Canadian perspectives are presented in oral, literary, and media texts
  • discuss how word choice and supporting details in oral, literary, and media texts [including drama and oral presentations] affect purpose and audience

Understand Forms and Techniques

  • explain preferences for particular forms and genres of oral, literary and media texts
  • examine the use of a variety of techniques [including establishing setting, characterization, and stereotyping] to portray gender, cultures, and socio-economic groups in oral, literary and media texts
  • appreciate variations in language, accent, and dialect in Canadian communities and regions; recognize the derivation and use of words, phrases, and jargon
  • examine creative uses of language in popular culture [including advertisements, magazines, and music]; recognize how figurative language and techniques create a dominant impression, mood, tone and style

Create Original Text [such as video scripts, debates, editorials, audio tapes with voice and music, speeches, readers theatre, formal essays, letters, advertisements] to

  • communicate and demonstrate understanding of forms and meanings

Lessons

Popular Music and Music Videos

Images of Learning: Secondary

Cop Shows

Comparing Crime Dramas

Hate 2.0

Hate or Debate?

The Function of Music

Alcohol Myths

Gender Messages in Alcohol

Advertising Alcohol on the Web

Don’t Drink and Drive: Assessing the Effectiveness of Anti-Drinking Campaigns

Tobacco Labels

You Be the Editor

Perceptions of Youth and Crime

Kellogg Special K Ads

Political Cartoons

Scapegoating and Othering

The Girl in the Mirror

Thinking About Hate

Educational Game

Click if You Agree

Student Tutorial (Licensed Resource)

MyWorld: A digital literacy tutorial for secondary students

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

Plan and Process

  • develop focused questions to establish a purpose for reading, listening and viewing information sources
  • prepare and use a plan to access, gather, and evaluate information and ideas from a variety of human, print, and electronic sources

Select and Process

  • obtain information and varied perspectives when inquiring or researching using a range information sources [such as expository essays, radio and television transcripts, charts, tables, graphs, diagrams]
  • evaluate information sources for possible bias using criteria designed for a particular inquiry or research plan
  • expand and use a variety to skills [including visual and auditory] to access information and ideas from a variety of sources [including on-line catalogues, periodical indices, broadcast guides, film libraries, and electronic databases]
  • identify a variety of factors [such as organizational patterns of text, page layouts, font styles, colour, voice-over, camera angle] that affect meaning; scan to locate specific information quickly; summarize, report, and record main ideas of extended oral, visual, and written text

 

Lessons

Deconstructing Web Pages

Hate 2.0

ICYouSee: A Lesson in Critical Thinking

The Privacy Dilemma

Thinking About Hate

Student Handouts/Activities

How to Search the Internet Effectively

Educational Game

Click if You Agree

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

  • Use a variety of techniques to generate and select ideas for oral, written, visual aids
  • Adapt specific forms [such as book and film reviews, editorials, multimedia presentations, newscasts, letters, essays, poetry, myths, prose] to match content, audience, and purpose
  • Identify and use a variety of organizational patterns [such as flashbacks, cause and effect, comparison and contrast, problem and solution] in own oral, written and visual texts; use effective transitions

Lessons

Comparing Crime Dramas

Cinema Cops

Crime in the News

Crime Perceptions Quiz

Creating a Marketing Frenzy

Create a Youth Consumer Magazine

Deconstructing Web Pages

Defining Pop Culture

Hate 2.0

ICYouSee: A Lesson in Critical Thinking

Marketing to Teens: Marketing Tactics

Marketing to Teens: Talking Back

Marketing to Teens: Parody Ads

Marketing to Teens: Gotta Have It! Designer & Brand Names

Popular Music and Music Videos

Radio News

News Journalism Across the Media: Summative Activities

Scripting a Crime Drama

Selling Obesity

Alcohol Myths

Gender Messages in Alcohol

Advertising Alcohol on the Web

Don’t Drink and Drive: Assessing the Effectiveness of Anti-Drinking Campaigns

Selling Tobacco

The Broadcast Project

The True Story

Thinking About Hate

Thinking Like a Citizen

Tobacco Labels

Video Production of a Newscast

Video Games

Viewing a Crime Drama

Writing a Newspaper Article

You Be the Editor

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

Develop and Celebrate Community

  • Explain ways in which oral, literary, and media texts reflect topics and themes in life
  • Reflect on ways in which the choices and motives of individuals encountered in oral, literary, and media texts provide insight into those of self and others; discuss personal participation and responsibilities in a variety of communities

Teaching Units

Exposing Gender Stereotypes

Learning Gender Stereotypes

The Impact of Gender Role Stereotypes

Bias

Bias in the News

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

Comparing Crime Dramas

Cinema Cops

Crime in the News

Crime Perceptions Quiz

Hate 2.0

Hate or Debate?

Kellogg Special K Ads

Violence and Video Games

Perceptions of Youth and Crime

Images of Learning: Secondary

Scapegoating and Othering

Thinking About Hate