Outcome Chart - Northwest Territories - English Language Arts 9

This outcome chart contains media-related learning outcomes from the Northwest Territories, Grade 9 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

Listen critically and integrate others’ interpretations and understandings to develop personal understandings

Compare preferences for texts and genres by particular writers, artists, storytellers, and film makers, through discussions with peers

Structure and restructure ideas and information to extend current understandings, reflect on new understandings, and broaden perspectives of the world

Review and refine personal viewpoints through reflection, feedback and self-assessment

MediaSmarts Resources

Crime Perceptions Quiz

Exposing Gender Stereotypes

First Person

Learning Gender Stereotypes

Promoting Ethical Behaviour Online: Our Values and Ethics

Shaking the Movers: Youth Rights and Media

The Girl in the Mirror

The Impact of Gender Stereotypes

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

Create and/or adapt 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)

Explain how vocabulary, language structure, and context help readers construct meaning of oral, print, and other media texts

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

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

Compare and critique ideas, points of view, and bias, in and across texts

Evaluate the relationship between genres/forms and audience/purpose in texts (oral, print, and other media)

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

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

MediaSmarts Resources

Alcohol on the Web

Beyond Media Messages: Media Portrayal of Global Development

Cinema Cops

Comparing Crime Dramas

Fact Versus Opinion

Gender and Tobacco

Gender Messages in Alcohol Advertising

Hate or Debate

How to Analyze the News

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

Individuality vs. Conformity

Kellogg Special K Ads

Learning Gender Stereotypes

Marketing to Teens: Alternate Ads

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

News Journalism Across the Media: Summative Activities

News Journalism: Radio News

Online Marketing to Kids: Protecting Your Privacy

Perceptions of Youth and Crime

Popular Music and Music Videos

Scapegoating and Othering

Scripting a Crime Drama

Selling Obesity

Selling Tobacco

Sports Personalities in Magazine Advertising

Television News

The Front Page

Thinking about Hate

Tobacco Labels

Video Games

Viewing a Crime Drama

Watching the Elections

Who Knows? Your Privacy in the Information Age

Education​al 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 and issues related to, a topic to choose a focus for own and group inquiry

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

Create and/or adapt and evaluate 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

Develop and use criteria to evaluate usefulness and reliability of, and perspectives and biases within, sources

Use text features and reference tools to identify relevant information

Select and monitor use of strategies to understand and relate information in texts (oral, print, and other media)

Organize information and ideas using a variety of strategies and techniques

Record key ideas and details; cite sources appropriately

Explain and compare relevance, importance, perspectives, bias of, and gaps in information within and across sources

Reflect on new understandings, explain applications to self and society, and adapt inquiry focus and approaches

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Cyberbullying and the Law

Deconstructing Web Pages

Diversity and Media Ownership

Finding and Authenticating Online Information on Global Development Issues

Hate 2.0

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

ICYouSee: A Lesson in Critical Thinking

News Journalism Across the Media: Summative Activities

Educational Games

Click if You Agree

MyWorld

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

Reference and reflect on criteria during conversations about own and others’ texts and representations (oral, print, and other media)

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

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Alcohol Myths

Bias and Crime in Media

Bias in News Sources

Buy Nothing Day

Celebrities and World Issues

Diversity and Media Ownership

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

First Person

Images of Learning

Individuality vs. Conformity

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 Marketing to Kids: Protecting Your Privacy

Online Marketing to Kids: Strategies and Techniques

Perceptions of Youth and Crime

Scripting a Crime Drama

Selling Tobacco

Shaking the Movers: Youth Rights and Media

Taming the Wild Wiki

The Citizen Reporter

The Girl in the Mirror

The Price of Happiness

The Privacy Dilemma: Lesson Plan for Senior Classrooms

Thinking Like a Citizen

Tobacco Labels

Video Production of a Newscast

Violence on Film: The Ratings Game

Watching the Elections

Who’s Telling My Story?

Writing a Newspaper Article

Educational Games

MyWorld

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 modify or create group processes for specific purposes in order to work in a variety of partnerships and groups

Recognize that differing perspectives and unique reactions enrich understanding

Identify and describe social issues related to diversity, and recognize that some perspectives may be missing

 

 

 

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Diversity and Media Ownership

Finding and Authenticating Online Information on Global Development Issues

First Person

Hate 2.0

Hate or Debate

Miscast and Seldom Seen

Scapegoating and Othering

Shaking the Movers: Youth Rights and Media

Sports Personalities in Magazine Advertising

Thinking about Hate

Up, Up and Away? (TM)

Video Production of a Newscast

Who’s Telling My Story?

Educational Games

MyWorld