Outcome Chart - Newfoundland and Labrador - Consumer Studies 1202

Specific Expectations

The student should:

  • know of standards of quality, sources of product information, laws, and agencies that protect consumers
  • understand the rights and responsibilities of consumers
  • value good information and the role of critical thinking in consumer and business affairs
  • appreciate the consumer’s responsibility to act, either alone or with others, to improve what is wrong, whether a lack of courtesy, poor quality, or outright fraud
  • exercise reason and critical thinking in making consumer decisions
  • locate, gather, and compile information relevant to consumer affairs through listening, reading, viewing, interviewing, and research
  • interpret information and research data and relate them to consumer problems and decisions
  • translate the technical jargon used by manufacturers, retailers, and advertisers
  • exercise consumer rights through the use of the law and various consumer agencies
  • recognize, analyze, and take a position on issues significant to consumers.

Lessons that meet Intermediate expectations

Alcohol on the Web

Buy Nothing Day

Diversity and Media Ownership

Gambling in the Media

Gender and Tobacco

Gender Messages in Alcohol Advertising

Kellogg Special K Ads

Marketing to Teens: Alternate Ads

Marketing to Teens: Gender Roles in Advertising

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

Marketing to Teens: Marketing Tactics

Marketing to Teens: Talking Back

Online Marketing to Kids: Protecting Your Privacy

Online Marketing to Kids: Strategies and Techniques

Selling Obesity

Selling Tobacco

Sports Personalities in Magazine Advertising

The Price of Happiness

The Privacy Dilemma: Lesson Plan for Senior Classrooms

Thinking Like a Citizen

Thinking Like a Tobacco Company

Tobacco Labels

Truth or Money