Outcome Chart - Northwest Territories - English Language Arts Grade One

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

Specific Expectations

Talk about and/or represent self, listen to others, and demonstrate curiosity.

Express and explain text preferences (oral, print and other media)

Choose to engage in classroom activities

Make connections between prior and new experiences and/or information

Explore personal and others’ opinions

Lessons

Eating under the Rainbow

Favourite Sports and Athletes

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

Use prior knowledge to make connections between self and texts (oral, print and other media)

Discuss anticipated meaning of print, symbols and images; use comprehension strategies to construct, confirm and revise understanding

Use textual cues to construct and confirm meaning in 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

Talk about personal connections with texts (oral, print and other media) from various communities

Talk about audience and purpose when exploring different forms and genres of texts (oral, print and other media)

Listen to, read, and view to discuss the techniques and elements of texts (oral, print and other media)

Lessons

Eating under the Rainbow

Facing TV Violence: Consequences and Media Violence

Facing TV Violence: Counting & Discussing Violence on the Screen

Facing TV Violence: Rewriting the Script

Looking at Food Advertising

Teaching TV: Film Production: Who Does What?

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

Discuss personal knowledge of a topic to discover information needs in own and group inquiry

Ask questions to satisfy personal curiosity on a topic and discuss information needs in own and group inquiry

Listen actively and follow directions for gathering information for own and group inquiry

Seek information about a topic from sources, including peers

Recognize when information answers the questions asked

Understand that library materials have a specific organizational system, which includes visual and auditory cues, to locate information and ideas

Make and check predictions using prior knowledge and text features

Identify and categorize information according to similarities, differences and sequences

Represent and tell key facts in own words

Recognize and use gathered information as a basis for communication

Lessons

Eating under the Rainbow

Facing TV Violence: Consequences and Media Violence

Facing TV Violence: Counting & Discussing Violence on the Screen

Facing TV Violence: Rewriting the Script

Favourite Sports and Athletes

Looking at Food Advertising

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

Specific Expectations

Create original texts (oral, print and other media)

Talk about own and others’ texts and representations (oral, print and other media)

Lessons

Facing TV Violence: Rewriting the Script

Looking at Food Advertising

Teaching TV: Film Production: Who Does What?

General Learning 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

Work in partnerships and small groups to follow pre-established group processes by accepting responsibility for a task and corresponding role

Tell, draw and write about self and family

Explore own identity

Lessons

Eating under the Rainbow

Favourite Sports and Athletes

Facing TV Violence: Rewriting the Script