Outcome Chart - Saskatchewan - Health Education Grade 5

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

Analyze the connections between personal identity and personal well-being, and establish strategies to develop and support a positive self-image.

Specific Expectations

Investigate knowledge and information about self-image.

Discuss criteria that can be used to determine if a health source is reliable.

Define stereotyping (i.e., a set of characteristics or a fixed idea considered to represent a particular kind of person), prejudice (i.e., preconceived negative or hostile views toward a person or group of persons based on ignorance and stereotyping), and discrimination (i.e., unfair treatment of a person or group on the basis of prejudice).

Express insights of the effects of stereotyping and discrimination on self and others.

Identify misunderstandings and/or misconceptions related to messages in the media that may misinform the public about identities (e.g., portrayal of violence, ethnic, gender, and racial bias).


Classroom Resources to Counter Cyberbullying

Comparing Real Families to TV Families

Gender Stereotypes and Body Image

Introduction to Cyberbullying : Avatars and Identity

Junk Food Jungle

Kids, Alcohol and Advertising - Lesson 1: Messages About Drinking

Kids, Alcohol and Advertising - Lesson 2: Young Drinkers

Kids, Alcohol and Advertising - Lesson 3: Understanding Brands

Kids, Alcohol and Advertising - Lesson 4: Interpreting Media Messages

Looking At Food Advertising

Looks Good Enough to Eat

Mirror Image

Packaging Tricks

Prejudice and Body Image

Stereotyping and Bias

The True Story

Thinking Like a Tobacco Company

Media Minute Lesson 2: Media are constructions

Avatars and Body Image

Understanding the Internet: Communication and Social Media

Introduction to Cyberbullying: Avatars and Identity

Educational Games

Privacy Playground

Passport to the Internet