Outcome Chart - Northwest Territories - English Language Arts 7

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

It is expected that students will:

General Outcome 1: Students will listen, speak, read, write, view and represent to access and explore prior knowledge and experiences of self and others

Specific Expectations

Engage in exploratory communication to discuss and develop diverse ideas, predictions, opinions, conclusions, and understandings about oral, print, and other media texts

Explore a variety of genres, authors, and artists in oral, print, and other media texts, including those recommended by peers

Connect prior and new knowledge and experiences, and organize ideas and information in meaningful ways, in order to shape, clarify, and extend understandings

Summarize, explain and represent personal viewpoints in clear and purposeful ways

MediaSmarts Resources

Comic Book Characters

Deconstructing Web Pages

Image Gap

Kids, Alcohol and Advertising 2: Young Drinkers

Media Kids

Media literacy key concepts Lesson 3: Audiences negotiate meaning

Media literacy key concepts Lesson 5: Media have social and political implications

Mirror Image

News Journalism Across the Media: Summative Activities

Online Marketing to Kids: Protecting Your Privacy

Put Downs

The Anatomy of Cool

The Girl in the Mirror

The Hero Project: Authenticating Online Information

Thinking Like a Citizen

Thinking Like a Tobacco Company

Understanding Cyberbullying : Virtual vs. Physical Worlds

Video Games

Video Production of a Newscast

Violence in Sports

What’s in a Word?

Writing a Newspaper Article

Understanding Cyberbullying : Virtual vs. Physical Worlds

Promoting Ethical Behaviour Online: Our Values and Ethics

That’s Not Cool

Put Your Best Face Forward

General Outcome 2: Students will listen, speak, read, write, view and represent to comprehend and respond personally and critically to oral, print, and other media texts, through a process

Specific Expectations

Make and explain connections between previous experiences, prior knowledge, and texts (oral, print, and other media)

Select and use appropriate comprehension strategies to construct, revise, and explain understanding of texts (oral, print, and other media)

Use textual cues to construct and confirm meaning within and across texts (oral, print, and other media)

Explore a variety of oral, print, and other media texts

Respond to oral, print, and other media texts creatively and critically

Identify ideas, points of view, and bias in text

Describe attributes of genres and/or forms of texts (oral, print, and other media)

Describe how techniques and elements are used in texts (oral, print, and other media)

Identify descriptive and figurative language and stylistic techniques within and across a variety of oral, print, and other media texts

MediaSmarts Resources

Advertising All Around Us

Bias and Crime in Media

Cinema Cops

Comic Book Characters

Cop Shows

Female Action Heroes

Gender Messages in Alcohol Advertising

How to Analyze the News

Images of Learning

Looks Good Enough to Eat

Media Kids

Media literacy key concepts Lesson 3: Audiences negotiate meaning

Media literacy key concepts Lesson 4: Media have commercial implications

Media literacy key concepts Lesson 5: Media have social and political implications

Mirror Image

News Journalism: Definitions and Comments about the News

News Journalism: Radio News

Perceptions of Youth and Crime

Sports Personalities in Magazine Advertising

Stereotyping and Bias

Television Broadcast Ratings

Television News

The Girl in the Mirror

Tobacco Labels

TV Dads: Immature and Irresponsible?

Video Production of a Newscast

What’s in a Word?

Writing a Newspaper Article

You’ve Gotta Have a Gimmick

Understanding Cyberbullying : Virtual vs. Physical Worlds

That’s Not Cool

Put Your Best Face Forward

Educational Game

Click if You Agree

General Outcome 3: Students will listen, speak, read, write, view and represent to plan and focus an inquiry or research and interpret and analyze information and ideas, through a process.

Specific Expectations

Identify prior knowledge of, and prior experiences related to, a topic to choose a focus for own and group inquiry

Develop relevant questions to establish a purpose for seeking information on a topic in own and group inquiry

Create, follow, and reflect on a plan to collect, record, and synthesize information in own and group inquiry

Identify relevant primary and secondary sources to answer inquiry or research questions

Use criteria to evaluate usefulness and reliability of sources

Use text features and reference tools to identify relevant information

Use strategies to understand and relate information in texts (oral, print, and other media)

Record key ideas and details; cite sources appropriately

Identify relevance, importance, and gaps in information within and across sources

Incorporate new information with prior knowledge, and identify next steps in inquiry

Lessons

Celebrities and World Issues

Deconstructing Web Pages

Finding and Authenticating Online Information on Global Development Issues

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

News Journalism Across the Media: Summative Activities

Stay on the Path Lesson One: Searching for Treasure

Stay on the Path Lesson Three: Treasure Maps

Stay on the Path Lesson Two: All That Glitters is Not Gold

Taming the Wild Wiki

The Girl in the Mirror

The Hero Project: Authenticating Online Information

What Students Need to Know about Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy

Educational Games

Click if You Agree

Passport to the Internet (licensed resource)

General Outcome 4: Students will listen, speak, read, write, view and represent to clarify and enhance oral, written, and visual forms of communication, through a process

Specific Expectations

Generate ideas and develop a topic using a variety of strategies

Demonstrate understanding of elements of texts when creating oral, print, and other media texts

Use criteria to focus conversations about own and others’ texts and representations (oral, print, and other media)

Experiment with language to create desired effect in oral, print, and other media texts

Present and/or publish texts (oral, print, and other media)

MediaSmarts Resources

Alcohol Myths

Bias and Crime in Media

Buy Nothing Day

Celebrities and World Issues

Comic Book Characters

Cop Shows

Elections and the Media

Female Action Heroes

Images of Learning

Looks Good Enough to Eat

News Journalism Across the Media: Summative Activities

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

Selling Tobacco

Taming the Wild Wiki

The Girl in the Mirror

Thinking Like a Citizen

Tobacco Labels

Up, Up and Away? (TM)

Video Games

Winning the Cyber Security Game

Writing a Newspaper Article

You’ve Gotta Have a Gimmick

Cyberbullying and Civic Participation

Cyberbullying and the Law

Understanding Cyberbullying : Virtual vs. Physical Worlds

Promoting Ethical Behaviour Online: Our Values and Ethics

That’s Not Cool

Put Your Best Face Forward

General Outcome 5: Students will listen, speak, read, write, view and represent to celebrate and build community within the home, school, workplace and wider society

Specific Expectations

Make decisions collaboratively to follow or modify pre-established group processes in order to work in a variety of partnerships and groups

Identify and describe barriers to the acceptance or honouring of diversity

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Cinema Cops

Media Kids

Media literacy key concepts Lesson 3: Audiences negotiate meaning

Perceptions of Youth and Crime

Put Downs

Stereotyping and Bias

The Girl in the Mirror

Up, Up and Away? (TM)

What’s in a Word?

Put Your Best Face Forward

Cyberbullying and Civic Participation

Cyberbullying and the Law

Understanding Cyberbullying : Virtual vs. Physical Worlds

Promoting Ethical Behaviour Online: Our Values and Ethics

Educational Games

Allies and Aliens

Jo Cool or Jo Fool

Passport to the Internet (licensed resource)