Outcome Chart - Manitoba - English Language Arts Kindergarten

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

  • talk about personal experiences and familiar events
  • express preferences for favorite oral, print and other media texts

Clarify and Extend

  • recognize connection between new experiences and prior knowledge
  • explore new experiences and ideas
  • group ideas to make sense

Lessons

Favourite Sports and Athletes: An Introduction to Sports Media

Eating Under the Rainbow

Looking at Food Advertising

Adversmarts: Introduction to Food Advertising Online

Internet Time Capsule

Can You Spot the Ad?

Finding Balance in Our Digital Lives

Representing Ourselves Online

Rules of the Game

So Many Choices!

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

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 connections between oral language, texts, and personal experiences
  • recognize and anticipate meaning from print, symbols and images; revise understanding based on further information

Respond to Texts

  • participate in shared listening, reading and viewing experiences, using texts from a variety of genres and cultural traditions
  • share personal experiences and family traditions related to oral, print and other media texts; talk about and represent the actions of people in texts
  • share feelings evoked by a variety of oral, print and other media texts

Understand Forms and Techniques

  • distinguish between what is realistic and imaginary in a variety of texts
  • develop a sense of story through listening, reading, and viewing experiences

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

  • communicate and demonstrate understanding of forms and technique

Lessons

Looking at Food Advertising

Favourite Sports and Athletes: An Introduction to Sports Media

Eating Under the Rainbow

Adversmarts: Introduction to Food Advertising Online

Can You Spot the Ad?

Representing Ourselves Online

Rules of the Game

So Many Choices!

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

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

Select and Process

  • compare gathered ideas and information to personal knowledge
  • ask questions and use prior knowledge to make sense of information

Lessons

Favourite Sports and Athletes: An Introduction to Sports Media

To encourage children to discuss their feelings about television violence:

Facing TV Violence: Counting and Discussion Violence on the Screen

To encourage children to explore their feelings about food advertisements:

Looking at Food Advertising

Adversmarts: Introduction to Food Advertising Online

Can You Spot the Ad?

Rules of the Game

So Many Choices!

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

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

Generate and Focus

  • contribute ideas to focus on a topic
  • share ideas and experiences through talking, storytelling, pictures, singing, illustrations and print
  • know that ideas expressed in oral language can be drawn and recorded

Lessons

Once Upon a Time

Adversmarts: Introduction to Food Advertising Online

Internet Time Capsule

Finding Balance in Our Digital Lives

Representing Ourselves Online

Rules of the Game

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

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

Develop and Celebrate Community

  • relate aspects of stories to personal feelings and experiences

Lessons

Once Upon a Time

Teacher/Parent Guides

Managing Superhero Play