Comprehend and respond to a variety of grade-level texts (including contemporary and traditional visual, oral, written, and multimedia) that address:
- identity (e.g., Spreading My Wings)
- community (e.g., Hand in Hand)
- social responsibility (e.g., All Together) and make comparison with personal experiences.
View and respond to grade-appropriate visual and multimedia texts (including videos, cartoons, illustrations, diagrams, charts, maps, and posters) explaining reactions and connections as well as visual features that convey humour, emotion, and mood
- View, listen to, read, and respond to a variety of texts that reflect the issues related to identity, community, and social responsibility and connect to personal experiences, other texts, and other areas of study.
- Describe similarities between experiences and traditions encountered in daily life and those portrayed in various texts including First Nations and Métis texts.
- Recognize the range of cultures, human behaviours, experiences, emotions, and ideas conveyed through literary texts including First Nations and Métis texts.
- Determine main ideas in visual and multimedia texts including safe websites designed for children (including First Nations and Métis resources).
- Select and use appropriate strategies (before, during, and after) to construct and confirm meaning when viewing.
- Understand and apply the suitable pragmatic, textual, syntactical, semantic/lexical/morphological, graphophonic, and other cues and conventions to construct and confirm meaning when viewing.
- Identify design, layout, and other features (e.g., colour, bold typeface, and sound effects) that help to understand grade-appropriate visual and multimedia texts (including First Nations and Métis resources).
- Describe perspectives or messages promoted by particular visual depictions in a film/video/DVD or magazine article.
Comparing Real Families to TV Families
Facing TV Violence: Consequences and Media Violence
Facing TV Violence: Counting and Discussion Violence on the Screen
Facing TV Violence: Rewriting the Script
Humour on Television
Looking at Food Advertising
Sheroes and Heroes
Teaching TV: Critically Evaluating TV
Villains, Heroes and Heroines