Outcome Chart - Ontario - Healthy Living Grade 9

s outcome chart contains media-related learning outcomes from the Ontario Grade 9 Healthy Active Living curriculum, with links to supporting resources on the MediaSmarts site.

Healthy Living

Overall Expectations

C1 Demonstrate an understanding of factors that contribute to healthy development;

Specific Expectations

C1.2 demonstrate an understanding of the benefits and risks of using electronic communication technologies (e.g., easy access to useful information and entertainment but also to harmful or undesirable information and entertainment, such as pornography; enhanced ability to stay in touch with friends but also increased possibility of exposure to sexual predators, bullying, and sexting; ability to communicate one’s thoughts and creative efforts to the rest of the world but also increased potential for loss of privacy), and describe strategies that they can apply to ensure their safety while using these technologies

C1.5 demonstrate an understanding of factors (e.g., acceptance, stigma, culture, religion, media, stereotypes, homophobia, self-image, self-awareness) that can influence a person’s understanding of their gender identity (e.g., male, female, two-spirited, transgender, transsexual, intersex) and sexual orientation (e.g., heterosexual, gay, lesbian, bisexual), and identify sources of support for all students

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Cyberbullying and the Law

Deconstructing Web Pages

Exposing Gender Stereotypes

Gender and Tobacco

Gender Messages in Alcohol Advertising

ICYouSee: A Lesson in Critical Thinking

Learning Gender Stereotypes

Online Marketing to Kids: Protecting Your Privacy

Put Your Best Face Forward

The Girl in the Mirror

The Impact of Gender Stereotypes

Interactive Resources

MyWorld (licensed resource)

Overall Expectations

C2 Demonstrate the ability to apply health knowledge and living skills to make reasoned decisions and take appropriate actions relating to their personal health and well-being;


Specific Expectations

C2.2 demonstrate an understanding of the skills and strategies needed to build healthy social relationships (e.g., peer, school, family, work) and intimate relationships

C2.3 apply their knowledge of sexual health and safety, including a strong understanding of the concept of consent and sexual limits, and their decision-making skills to think in advance about their sexual health and sexuality

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Cyberbullying and the Law

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

Promoting Ethical Behaviour Online: My Virtual Life

That’s Not Cool

Understanding Cyberbullying : Virtual vs. Physical Worlds

Interactive Resources

MyWorld (licensed resource)

Overall Expectations

C3 Demonstrate the ability to make connections that relate to health and well-being – how their choices and behaviours affect both themselves and others, and how factors in the world around them affect their own and others’ health and well-being.


Specific Expectations

C3.2 identify warning signs and symptoms that could be related to mental health concerns (e.g., inability to cope with stress; feelings of sadness, anxiety, hopelessness, or worthlessness; negative thoughts about oneself, others, and the future; thoughts of suicide), and describe a variety of strat­egies for coping with or responding to mental health concerns affecting oneself or others (e.g., stress and mood management techniques, identifying ways to seek help for oneself or a friend/ classmate, supporting others who are struggling with their emotional well-being)

C3.3 describe skills and strategies (e.g., communication, social, refusal, adaptive, and coping skills, con­flict resolution strategies) that can be used to prevent or respond to situations of verbal, physical, and social bullying and sexual harassment (e.g., gender-based violence, dating violence, domestic violence, homophobic comments, racial teasing or conflict, weight-based teasing, ostracising behaviour, coercive behaviour, inappropriate sexual behaviour)

C3.4 describe social factors that may influence substance use (e.g., use of prescription drugs, alcohol, tobacco, chewing tobacco, nutritional supplements, performance-enhancing drugs) or behaviours leading to addictions (e.g., gambling; video, Internet, or computer gaming; eating disorders), and explain how decision-making and communication skills can be used to respond effectively to these influences

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Alcohol Myths

Alcohol on the Web

Cyberbullying and Civic Participation

Cyberbullying and the Law

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

Gambling in the Media

Gender and Tobacco

Gender Messages in Alcohol Advertising

Promoting Ethical Behaviour Online: My Virtual Life

Selling Tobacco

Thinking Like a Citizen

Thinking Like a Tobacco Company

Tobacco Labels

Truth or Money

Understanding Cyberbullying : Virtual vs. Physical Worlds

Interactive Resources

MyWorld (licensed resource)