Outcome Chart - Nova Scotia - Sociology 12

This outcome chart contains media-related learning outcomes from the Nova Scotia Sociology curriculum, Grade 12, with links to supporting resources on the MediaSmarts site.

Strand

Overall Expectations

Respond with critical awareness to various forms of the arts and be able to express themselves through the arts

Assess social, cultural, economic and environmental interdependence in a local and global context

Use the listening, viewing, speaking, reading, and writing modes of language(s) to think, learn, and communicate effectively

Continue to learn and to pursue an active, healthy lifestyle

Use the strategies and processes needed to solve a wide variety of problems, including those requiring language

Use a variety of technologies, demonstrate an understanding of technological applications, and apply appropriate technologies for solving problems

Specific Expectations

Describe the relationship between various forms of Canadian art and the culture/society in which these expressions occur

Understand the connection between society, culture and the various forms of artistic expression that occur in other societies around the world

Describe the ways in which Canadian society has been shaped by interaction with various cultures and societies around the world

Analyze the role of human interaction and relationships in their personal development

Identify potential solutions to behaviour harmful to society and others

Use available technologies to access information relevant to sociological concepts and theories

Use available technologies to present analysis and summary of sociological information to teachers and/or students

Analyze factors related to cultural variation

Analyze factors related to cultural uniformity

Investigate the process of cultural change

Lessons

Beyond Media Messages: Media Portrayal of Global Development

Bias

Buy Nothing Day

Celebrities and World Issues

Cinema Cops

Crime in the News

Crime Perceptions Quiz

Defining Popular Culture

Individuality vs. Conformity

Popular Music and Music Videos

Suffragettes and Iron Ladies

The Front Page

The Function of Music

The Pornography Debate: Controversy in Advertising

The Price of Happiness

Viewing a Crime Drama