Outcome Chart - Saskatchewan - English Language Arts Levels 30-A

This outcome chart contains media-related learning outcomes from the Saskatchewan, Grade 12 English Language Arts curriculum (ELA 30-A), with links to supporting resources on the MediaSmarts site.

It is expected that students will:

Comprehend and Respond

Overall Expectations

Students will extend their abilities to view, listen to, read, comprehend, and respond to a variety of contemporary and traditional grade-appropriate texts in a variety of forms (oral, print, and other media) from First Nations, Métis, and other cultures for a variety of purposes including for learning, interest, and enjoyment.

Specific Expectations

CR A 30.1 View, listen to, read, comprehend, and respond to a variety of grade-appropriate First Nations, Métis, Saskatchewan, and Canadian texts that address:

  • identity (e.g., Define the Individual, Negotiate the Community)
  • social responsibility (e.g., Shift Centres, Blur Margins), and
  • social action (agency) (e.g., Understand Beliefs, Initiate Action).

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Advertising and Male Violence

Beyond Media Messages: Media Portrayal of Global Development

Bias

Bias and Crime in Media

Bias in News Sources

Cinema Cops

Comparing Crime Dramas

Crime in the News

Crime Perceptions Quiz

Cyberbullying and the Law

Diversity and Media Ownership

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

Fact Versus Opinion

Finding and Authenticating Online Information on Global Development Issues

Forensic Science Crime Dramas

How to Analyze the News

Kellogg Special K Ads

Marketing to Teens: Gender Roles in Advertising

Marketing to Teens: Gotta Have It! Designer & Brand Names

Marketing to Teens: Marketing Tactics

Miscast and Seldom Seen

Online Propaganda and the Proliferation of Hate

Perceptions of Youth and Crime

Political Cartoons

Popular Music and Music Videos

Sex in Advertising

Suffragettes and Iron Ladies

The Citizen Reporter

The Front Page

The Pornography Debate: Controversy in Advertising

Viewing a Crime Drama

Violence on Television

Watching the Elections

Who’s Telling My Story?

You Be the Editor

Interactive Resources

MyWorld (licensed resource)

CR A 30.2 View and evaluate critically information and ideas obtained from First Nations, Métis, Saskatchewan, and Canadian visual and multimedia texts including an advertisement, news broadcast, poster, and film.

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Advertising and Male Violence

Beyond Media Messages: Media Portrayal of Global Development

Bias

Camera Shots

Cinema Cops

Comparing Crime Dramas

Crime in the News

Crime Perceptions Quiz

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

Forensic Science Crime Dramas

Kellogg Special K Ads

Marketing to Teens: Alternate Ads

Marketing to Teens: Gotta Have It! Designer & Brand Names

Online Propaganda and the Proliferation of Hate

Perceptions of Youth and Crime

Political Cartoons

Popular Music and Music Videos

Scripting a Crime Drama

Sex in Advertising

Suffragettes and Iron Ladies

The Front Page

The Pornography Debate: Controversy in Advertising

Viewing a Crime Drama

Watching the Elections

CR A 30.3 Listen to, comprehend, and develop coherent and plausible interpretations of grade-appropriate literary and informational texts created by First Nations, Métis, Saskatchewan, and Canadian speakers and authors from various communities.

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Cyberbullying and the Law

Fact Versus Opinion

Broadcasting Codes

The Pornography Debate: Controversy in Advertising

Violence on Television

Interactive Resources

MyWorld (licensed resource)

CR A 30.4 Read, demonstrate comprehension of, and apply knowledge from grade-appropriate informational (including editorials, reviews, and articles) and literary (including fiction, script, poetry, and non-fiction) texts from First Nations, Métis, Saskatchewan, and Canadian authors as a basis for understanding self and the multiplicity of voices and perspectives that make up Canadian culture.

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Beyond Media Messages: Media Portrayal of Global Development

Bias

Bias in News Sources

Celebrities and World Issues

Diversity and Media Ownership

Finding and Authenticating Online Information on Global Development Issues

Free Speech and the Internet

Online Propaganda and the Proliferation of Hate

Suffragettes and Iron Ladies

The Citizen Reporter

The Front Page

Who’s Telling My Story?

Interactive Resources

MyWorld (licensed resource)

Compose and Create (CC)

Overall Expectations

Students will extend their abilities to speak, write, and use other forms of representation to explore and present thoughts, feelings, and experiences in a variety of forms for a variety of purposes and audiences.

Specific Expectations

CC A 30.1 Create a range of visual, multimedia, oral, and written texts that explore:

• identity (e.g., Define the Individual, Negotiate the Community),

• social responsibility (e.g., Shift Centres, Blur Margins), and

• social action (agency) (e.g., Understand Beliefs, Initiate Action).

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Bias and Crime in Media

Celebrities and World Issues

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

First Person

Forensic Science Crime Dramas

Magazine Production

Making Media for Democratic Citizenship

Marketing to Teens: Gender Roles in Advertising

The Blockbuster Movie

The Price of Happiness

The Privacy Dilemma: Lesson Plan for Senior Classrooms

Watching the Elections

CC A 30.3 Present and express a range of ideas and information in formal (including a panel presentation and a business or community meeting) and informal (including discussions and collaborative work) situations for differing audiences and purposes.

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Diversity and Media Ownership

Free Speech and the Internet

Individuality vs. Conformity

Kellogg Special K Ads

Who’s Telling My Story?

CC A 30.4 Create a variety of informational (including an inquiry/research paper and an editorial) and literary (including a real or invented narrative and a literary criticism essay) texts that are appropriate to a variety of audiences and purposes including informing, persuading, and entertaining.

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Bias in News Sources

Buy Nothing Day

Images of Learning

Marketing to Teens: Talking Back

Miscast and Seldom Seen

Movie Heroes and the Heroic Journey

Shaking the Movers: Youth Rights and Media

Suffragettes and Iron Ladies

The Citizen Reporter

The Pornography Debate: Controversy in Advertising

Violence on Film: The Ratings Game

Who’s Telling My Story?