Outcome Chart - Newfoundland and Labrador - English Language Arts 2201

Speaking and Listening

Overall Expectations

1. Students will be expected to speak and listen to explore, extend, clarify, and reflect on their thoughts, ideas, feelings, and experiences.

Specific Expectations

  • examine others’ ideas and synthesize what is helpful to extend their own understanding
  • ask discriminating questions to acquire, interpret, analyze and evaluate ideas and information
  • articulate, advocate, and justify positions on an issue or text in a convincing manner, showing an understanding of a range of opposing viewpoints
  • listen critically to analyze and evaluate concepts, ideas and information

MediaSmarts Resources

Dealing with Digital Stress

First, Do No Harm: Being an Active Witness to Cyberbullying

Free Speech and the Internet

Individuality vs. Conformity

Kellogg Special K Ads

News Journalism: Definitions and Comments about the News

The Impact of Gender Stereotypes

Unpacking Privilege

Who’s Telling My Story?

Overall Expectations

2. Students will be expected to communicate information and ideas effectively and clearly, and to respond personally and critically.

Specific Expectations

  • interact in both leadership and support roles in a range of situations, some of which are characterized by complexity of purpose, procedure and subject matter
  • adapt language and delivery for a variety of audiences and purposes in informal and formal contexts, some of which are characterized by complexity of purpose, procedure and subject matter
  • respond to a wide range of complex questions and directions
  • reflect critically on and evaluate their own and others’ uses of language in a range of contexts, recognizing the elements of verbal and nonverbal messages that produce powerful communication

MediaSmarts Resources

Dealing with Digital Stress

First, Do No Harm: Being an Active Witness to Cyberbullying

Free Speech and the Internet

Individuality vs. Conformity

Kellogg Special K Ads

News Journalism: Definitions and Comments about the News

The Impact of Gender Stereotypes

Unpacking Privilege

Who’s Telling My Story?

Overall Expectations

3. Students will be expected to interact with sensitivity and respect, considering the situation, audience, and purpose.

Specific Expectations

  • consistently demonstrate active listening and concern for the needs, rights, and feelings of others
  • demonstrate how spoken language influence and manipulate and reveals ideas, values, and attitudes
  • address the demands of a variety of speaking situations, making critical language choices, especially of tone and style

MediaSmarts Resources

Bias

Challenging Hate Online

Hate or Debate

Online Relationships: Respect and Consent

That’s Not Cool

Unpacking Privilege

Reading and Viewing

Overall Expectations

4. Students will be expected to select, read, and view with understanding a range of literature, information, media, and visual texts.

Specific Expectations

  • select texts to support their learning needs and range of special interests
  • read widely and experience a variety of literary genre and modes from different provinces and countries and world literature from different literary periods
  • articulate their understanding of ways in which information texts are constructed for particular purposes
  • use cueing systems and a variety of strategies to construct meaning in reading and viewing complex and sophisticated print and media texts
  • articulate their own processes and strategies in exploring, interpreting and reflecting on sophisticated texts and tasks

MediaSmarts Resources

Alcohol on the Web

Authentication Beyond the Classroom

Beyond Media Messages: Media Portrayal of Global Development

Bias

Bias and Crime in Media

Cinema Cops

Comparing Crime Dramas

Crime in the News

Deconstructing Web Pages

Finding and Authenticating Online Information on Global Development Issues

Forensic Science Crime Dramas

Gender Messages in Alcohol Advertising

Hoax? Scholarly Research? Personal Opinion? You Decide!

Kellogg Special K Ads

Learning Gender Stereotypes

Marketing to Teens: Gender Roles in Advertising

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

News Journalism: Definitions and Comments about the News

Online Propaganda and the Proliferation of Hate

Perceptions of Youth and Crime

Political Cartoons

Popular Music and Music Videos

Remixing Media

Scapegoating and Othering

Scripting a Crime Drama

Selling Obesity

Selling Tobacco

Suffragettes and Iron Ladies

Television News

The Front Page

Thinking about Hate

Viewing a Crime Drama

Watching the Elections

Overall Expectations

5. Students will be expected to interpret, select, and combine information using a variety of strategies, resources, and technologies

Specific Expectations

  • access, select and research, in systematic ways, specific information to meet personal and learning needs
  • use the electronic network and other sources of information in ways characterized by complexity of purpose, procedure or subject matter
  • evaluate their research process

MediaSmarts Resources

Authentication Beyond the Classroom

Finding and Authenticating Online Information on Global Development Issues

Hoax? Scholarly Research? Personal Opinion? You Decide!

ICYouSee: A Lesson in Critical Thinking

MyWorld (licensed resource)

Overall Expectations

6. Students will be expected to respond personally to a range of texts.

Specific Expectations

  • make informed personal responses to increasingly challenging print and media texts and reflect on their responses
  • articulate and justify points of view about texts and text elements

MediaSmarts Resources

Diversity and Media Ownership

Exposing Gender Stereotypes

Gender Messages in Alcohol Advertising

Kellogg Special K Ads

Marketing to Teens: Talking Back

Perceptions of Youth and Crime

Popular Music and Music Videos

Selling Obesity

Selling Tobacco

Overall Expectations

7. Students will be expected to respond critically to a range of texts, applying their understanding of language, form, and genre.

Specific Expectations

  • critically evaluate the information they access
  • show the relationship among language, topic, purpose, context and audience
  • note the relationship of specific elements of a particular text to elements of other texts
  • describe, discuss and evaluate the language, ideas and other significant characteristics of a variety of texts and genres
  • respond critically to complex and sophisticated texts - examine how texts work to reveal and produce ideologies, identities and positions
  • examine how media texts construct notions of roles, behaviour, culture and reality
  • examine how textual features help a reader and viewer to create meaning of the texts

MediaSmarts Resources

Alcohol on the Web

Bias and Crime in Media

Cinema Cops

Comparing Crime Dramas

Deconstructing Web Pages

Exposing Gender Stereotypes

Fact Versus Opinion

Gender Messages in Alcohol Advertising

Kellogg Special K Ads

Marketing to Teens: Gender Roles in Advertising

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

Marketing to Teens: Marketing Tactics

Perceptions of Youth and Crime

Scapegoating and Othering

Scripting a Crime Drama

Selling Obesity

Selling Tobacco

The Front Page

Thinking about Hate

Viewing a Crime Drama

Watching the Elections

Writing and Representing

Overall Expectations

8. Students will be expected to use writing and other forms of representation to explore, clarify, and reflect on their thoughts, feelings, experiences, and learnings; and to use their imaginations.

Specific Expectations

  • use writing and other ways of representing to extend, explore and reflect on
    • their experiences with and insights into challenging texts and issues
    • the processes and strategies they used
    • their achievements as language users and learners
    • the basis for their feelings, values and attitudes
  • use note-making to reconstruct increasingly complex knowledge
  • make effective choices of language and techniques to enhance the impact of imaginative writing and other ways of representing

MediaSmarts Resources

Bias and Crime in Media

Bias in News Sources

Dealing with Digital Stress

Digital Storytelling for Civic Engagement

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

First Person

First, Do No Harm: Being an Active Witness to Cyberbullying

Forensic Science Crime Dramas

Hype!

Marketing to Teens: Gender Roles in Advertising

Marketing to Teens: Marketing Tactics

Marketing to Teens: Talking Back

Miscast and Seldom Seen

News Journalism Across the Media: Summative Activities

Online Relationships: Respect and Consent

Perceptions of Youth and Crime

Relationships and Sexuality in the Media

Remixing Media

Scripting a Crime Drama

Secure Comics

Selling Tobacco

Shaking the Movers: Youth Rights and Media

Suffragettes and Iron Ladies

Television Broadcast Ratings

The Citizen Reporter

The Girl in the Mirror

The Price of Happiness

The Privacy Dilemma: Lesson Plan for Senior Classrooms

Thinking Like a Citizen

Thinking Like a Tobacco Company

Video Games

Violence on Film: The Ratings Game

Watching the Elections

Who’s Telling My Story?

Your Online Resume

Overall Expectations

9. Students will be expected to create texts collaboratively and independently, using a variety of forms for a range of audiences and purposes.

Specific Expectations

  • produce writing and other forms of representation characterized by increasing complexity of thought, structure and conventions
  • demonstrate understanding of the ways in which the construction of texts can create, enhance or control meaning
  • make critical choices of form, style and content to address increasingly complex demands of different purposes and audiences
  • evaluate the responses of others to their writing and media productions

MediaSmarts Resources

Bias and Crime in Media

Bias in News Sources

Dealing with Digital Stress

Digital Storytelling for Civic Engagement

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

First Person

First, Do No Harm: Being an Active Witness to Cyberbullying

Forensic Science Crime Dramas

Hype!

Marketing to Teens: Gender Roles in Advertising

Marketing to Teens: Marketing Tactics

Marketing to Teens: Talking Back

Miscast and Seldom Seen

News Journalism Across the Media: Summative Activities

Online Relationships: Respect and Consent

Perceptions of Youth and Crime

Relationships and Sexuality in the Media

Remixing Media

Scripting a Crime Drama

Secure Comics

Selling Tobacco

Shaking the Movers: Youth Rights and Media

Suffragettes and Iron Ladies

Television Broadcast Ratings

The Citizen Reporter

The Girl in the Mirror

The Price of Happiness

The Privacy Dilemma: Lesson Plan for Senior Classrooms

Thinking Like a Citizen

Thinking Like a Tobacco Company

Video Games

Violence on Film: The Ratings Game

Watching the Elections

Who’s Telling My Story?

Your Online Resume

Overall Expectations

10. Students will be expected to use a range of strategies to develop effective writing and representing and to enhance their clarity, precision, and effectiveness.

Specific Expectations

  • apply their knowledge of what strategies are effective for them as creators of various writing and media productions
  • use the conventions of written language accurately and consistently in final products
  • use technology to effectively serve their communication purposes
  • demonstrate a commitment to the skillful crafting of a range of writing and other representations
  • integrate information from many sources to construct and communicate meaning

MediaSmarts Resources

Bias and Crime in Media

Bias in News Sources

Dealing with Digital Stress

Digital Storytelling for Civic Engagement

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

First Person

First, Do No Harm: Being an Active Witness to Cyberbullying

Forensic Science Crime Dramas

Hype!

Marketing to Teens: Gender Roles in Advertising

Marketing to Teens: Marketing Tactics

Marketing to Teens: Talking Back

Miscast and Seldom Seen

News Journalism Across the Media: Summative Activities

Online Relationships: Respect and Consent

Perceptions of Youth and Crime

Relationships and Sexuality in the Media

Remixing Media

Scripting a Crime Drama

Secure Comics

Selling Tobacco

Shaking the Movers: Youth Rights and Media

Suffragettes and Iron Ladies

Television Broadcast Ratings

The Citizen Reporter

The Girl in the Mirror

The Price of Happiness

The Privacy Dilemma: Lesson Plan for Senior Classrooms

Thinking Like a Citizen

Thinking Like a Tobacco Company

Video Games

Violence on Film: The Ratings Game

Watching the Elections

Who’s Telling My Story?

Your Online Resume