Outcome Chart - Newfoundland and Labrador - English Language Arts 7

This outcome chart contains media-related learning outcomes from the Newfoundland and Labrador English Language Arts curriculum, Grade 7, with links to supporting resources on the MediaSmarts site.

Speaking and Listening

Overall Expectations

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

Specific Expectations

1.1 recognize that contributions from others are needed to generate and sustain discussions

1.2 ask questions of others about their ideas

1.3 respond to questions to provide clarification and elaboration

1.4 express a point of view and support it with personal examples, explanations, or reasoning

1.5 use active listening skills to identify main ideas and supporting details

MediaSmarts Resources

Beyond Media Messages: Media Portrayal of Global Development

Cinema Cops

Gender Messages in Alcohol Advertising

Media literacy key concepts Lesson 4: Media have commercial implications

Perceptions of Youth and Crime

Selling Tobacco

TV Dads: Immature and Irresponsible?

Up, Up and Away? (TM)

What’s in a Word?

Overall Expectations

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

3.2 express ideas and opinions in a manner that reflects sensitivity and shows respect to others

3.3 recognize that values and attitudes such as bias, beliefs, and prejudice can be reflected in oral language

3.4 demonstrate an awareness that oral language can be used to influence and manipulate

MediaSmarts Resources

Allies and Aliens

Behaving Ethically Online: Ethics and Values

Bias and Crime in Media

Cyberbullying and Civic Participation

Put Downs

Stereotyping and Bias

Understanding Cyberbullying : Virtual vs. Physical Worlds

What’s in a Word?

Reading and Viewing

Overall Expectations

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

Specific Expectations

4.2 explore how text features help to create meaning

4.3 identify a variety of reading and viewing processes and strategies to construct meaning from texts

MediaSmarts Resources

Beyond Media Messages: Media Portrayal of Global Development

Cinema Cops

Deconstructing Web Pages

Freedom to Smoke

Gender and Tobacco

Gender Messages in Alcohol Advertising

Media literacy key concepts Lesson 4: Media have commercial implications

Mirror Image

News Journalism: Radio News

Scientific Detectives

Selling Obesity

Selling Tobacco

Sports Personalities in Magazine Advertising

Stereotyping and Bias

Taking Charge of TV Violence

Television News

The True Story

Tobacco Labels

TV Dads: Immature and Irresponsible?

Video Games

You’ve Gotta Have a Gimmick

Overall Expectations

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

Specific Expectations

5.1 identify relevant or interesting topics and questions for further inquiry

5.2 recognize the need for a variety of reliable information from various sources

5.3 locate and select information from a variety of sources

5.4 experiment with a variety of effective inquiry approaches and strategies

MediaSmarts Resources

Deconstructing Web Pages

I heard it ‘round the Internet: Sexual health education and authenticating online information

Taming the Wild Wiki

Finding and Authenticating Online Information on Global Development Issues

Overall Expectations

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

Specific Expectations

6.1 use examples and supporting ideas to explain personal responses to texts

MediaSmarts Resources

Do You Believe This Camel?

Female Action Heroes

Images of Learning

Looks Good Enough to Eat

Thinking Like a Citizen

Understanding Cyberbullying : Virtual vs. Physical Worlds

Overall Expectations

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

Specific Expectations

7.1 recognize that texts can be biased

7.2 recognize the need to question a text’s language, form, and genre

7.3 explore the tools text creators use to achieve different purposes

7.4 describe the impact that text form, content, and structure have on meaning

7.5 demonstrate an awareness that values and personal experiences influence understanding of and critical responses to texts

MediaSmarts Resources

Allies and Aliens

Bias and Crime in Media

Cinema Cops

Cop Shows

News Journalism Across the Media: Summative Activities

News Journalism: Definitions and Comments about the News

Perceptions of Youth and Crime

Stereotyping and Bias

Television News

Video Games

Video Production of a Newscast

Writing a Newspaper Article

Writing and Representing

Overall Expectations

GCO 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

8.1 experiment with a variety of strategies as language learners

8.2 experiment with writing and representing to extend, explore, and reflect on ideas

8.3 identify strategies that help them learn and describe their personal growth as language learners

8.4 experiment with stylistic effects in writing and representing to create interest

MediaSmarts Resources

Buy Nothing Day

Cop Shows

Creating A Youth Consumer Magazine

Female Action Heroes

Images of Learning

Online Marketing to Kids: Protecting Your Privacy

Perceptions of Youth and Crime

Selling Tobacco

Television Broadcast Ratings

Television News

The Girl in the Mirror

Video Games

What’s in a Word?

Who’s on First? Alcohol Advertising and Sports

Overall Expectations

GCO 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

9.1 create a range of texts

9.2 experiment with a variety of writing and representing forms and styles to suit purpose(s) and intended audience(s)

MediaSmarts Resources

Buy Nothing Day

Cop Shows

Creating A Youth Consumer Magazine

Female Action Heroes

Images of Learning

Online Marketing to Kids: Protecting Your Privacy

Perceptions of Youth and Crime

Selling Tobacco

Television Broadcast Ratings

Television News

The Girl in the Mirror

Video Games

What’s in a Word?

Who’s on First? Alcohol Advertising and Sports

Overall Expectations

GCO 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

0.1 use writing and representing strategies that help create a variety of texts

10.2 use the conventions of written language

10.3 use various technologies for the purpose of communication

10.4 demonstrate a commitment to the processes involved in creating texts

MediaSmarts Resources

Alcohol Myths

Bias and Crime in Media

Buy Nothing Day

Comic Book Characters

Cop Shows

Creating A Youth Consumer Magazine

Do You Believe This Camel?

Elections and the Media

Female Action Heroes

Images of Learning

Looks Good Enough to Eat

Online Marketing to Kids: Protecting Your Privacy

Online Marketing to Kids: Strategies and Techniques

Perceptions of Youth and Crime

Privacy and Internet Life: Lesson Plan for Intermediate Classrooms

Put Your Best Face Forward

Selling Tobacco

Television Broadcast Ratings

Television News

That’s Not Cool

The Girl in the Mirror

Tobacco Labels

Video Games

Video Production of a Newscast

What’s in a Word?

Who’s on First? Alcohol Advertising and Sports

Writing a Newspaper Article