Outcome Chart - Saskatchewan - Health Education Grade 3

This outcome chart contains media-related learning outcomes from the Saskatchewan Health Education curriculum with links to supporting resources on the MediaSmarts site. The foundational and learning objectives of the elementary health curriculum are not categorized by grade level, as it is intended that these objectives will be attained over the entire period from grade 1 to grade 5.

Develop the understanding, skills, and confidences necessary to take action to improve health

Overall Expectations

Distinguish between examples of real violence (e.g., schoolyard fights, shaking a baby, bullying) and fictional violence (e.g., cartoons, world wrestling entertainment, video games) and determine the influence of both on health and well-being.

Specific Expectations

Discuss examples of fictional violence (e.g., movies, video games, cartoons, world wrestling entertainment).

Investigate the influence of mass media on perceptions of violence (e.g., difficult to distinguish fiction from non-fiction, what is ‘normal’)

Lessons

Comparing Real Families to TV Families

Eating Under the Rainbow

Junk Food Jungle

Looking At Food Advertising

Packaging Tricks

Prejudice and Body Image

Rules of the Game

Representing Ourselves Online

Educational Games

Co-Co’s AdverSmarts