Outcome Chart - Newfoundland and Labrador - English Language Arts 1201

Overall Expectations

By the end of Grade 12, students will be expected to:

  • respond critically to complex and sophisticated texts
  • explore and reflect on culture and reality as portrayed in various texts
  • ask discriminating questions to acquire, interpret, analyze and evaluate ideas and information
  • use cueing systems and a variety of strategies to construct meaning in reading and viewing complex and sophisticated print and media texts
  • articulate, advocate and justify positions on an issue or text in a convincing manner
  • listen critically to analyze and evaluate concepts, ideas and information
  • access, select and research, in systematic ways, specific information to meet personal and learning needs
  • evaluate the responses of others to their writing and media productions
  • critically evaluate the information they access
  • integrate information from many sources to construct and communicate meaning
  • use technology to effectively serve their communication purposes
  • communicate using technology for a range of purposes with a variety of audiences
  • make informed personal responses to increasingly challenging print and media texts and reflect on their responses
  • demonstrate how spoken language influences and manipulates and reveals ideas, values and attitudes

Specific Expectations

Students will be expected to…

  • advocate a point of view using supporting evidence
  • analyze the positions of others evaluate how oral language can be used to influence and manipulate

Lessons that meet 1201 expectations

Alcohol on the Web

Advertising and Male Violence

Beyond Media Messages: Media Portrayal of Global Development


Bias and Crime in Media

Bias in News Sources

Buy Nothing Day

Camera Shots

Celebrities and World Issues

Challenging Hate Online

Cinema Cops

Comparing Crime Dramas

Crime in the News

Crime Perceptions Quiz

Deconstructing Web Pages

Diversity and Media Ownership

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

Fact Versus Opinion

Finding and Authenticating Online Information on Global Development Issues

First Person

Forensic Science Crime Dramas

Free Speech and the Internet

Gambling in the Media

Gender Messages in Alcohol Advertising

Hoax? Scholarly Research? Personal Opinion? You Decide!

How to Analyze the News


Images of Learning

Individuality vs. Conformity

Kellogg Special K Ads

Magazine Production

Making Media for Democratic Citizenship

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

Miscast and Seldom Seen

Movie Heroes and the Heroic Journey

News Journalism Across the Media: Summative Activities

News Journalism: Definitions and Comments about the News

News Journalism: Radio News

Online Gambling and Youth

Online Propaganda and the Proliferation of Hate

Perceptions of Youth and Crime

Political Cartoons

Popular Music and Music Videos

Selling Obesity

Selling Tobacco

Sex in Advertising

Shaking the Movers: Youth Rights and Media

Suffragettes and Iron Ladies

Television Broadcast Ratings

Television News

The Blockbuster Movie

The Citizen Reporter

The Front Page

The Pornography Debate: Controversy in Advertising

The Price of Happiness

The Privacy Dilemma: Lesson Plan for Senior Classrooms

Hate 2.0

Hate or Debate

ICYouSee: A Lesson in Critical Thinking

Scapegoating and Othering

Scripting a Crime Drama

Thinking about Hate

Viewing a Crime Drama

Violence on Film: The Ratings Game

Violence on Television

Watching the Elections

Who Knows? Your Privacy in the Information Age

Who’s Telling My Story?

You Be the Editor

Student Tutorial (Licensed Resource)