Comprehend and respond to a variety of grade-level texts (including contemporary and traditional visual, oral, written, and multimedia) that address:
- identity (e.g., All About Me)
- community (e.g., Friends and Family)
- social responsibility (e.g., Conservation) and relate to own feelings, ideas, and experiences.
View and comprehend the explicit messages, feelings, and features in a variety of visual and multimedia texts (including pictures, photographs, simple graphs, diagrams, pictographs, icons, and illustrations).
- View, listen to, read, and respond to a variety of texts including First Nations and Métis resources that present different viewpoints and perspectives on issues related to identity, community, and social responsibility.
- Make and share connections among texts, prior knowledge, and personal experiences (e.g., family traditions).
- Identify and locate the key information in pictures, charts, and other visual forms (e.g., photographs, physical movement, icons) including traditional and contemporary First Nations and Métis resources and performances.
- Select and use the appropriate before, during, and after strategies when viewing.
- Use applicable pragmatic, textual, syntactic, semantic/lexical/ morphological, graphophonic, and other communication cues and conventions to construct and communicate meaning when viewing.
- Distinguish between daily life and life depicted in television shows, cartoons, and films.
- View and demonstrate understanding that visual texts are sources of information including ideas and information about First Nations, Métis, Inuit peoples, and other cultures.
Comparing Real Families to TV Families
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: Critically Evaluating TV
Adversmarts: Introduction to Food Advertising Online
Can You Spot the Ad?
So Many Choices!
Representing Ourselves Online