Outcome Chart - Saskatchewan - Social Studies 7

This outcome chart contains media-related learning outcomes from the Saskatchewan, Grade 7 Social Studies curriculum, with links to supporting resources on the MediaSmarts site.

Goal: To examine the local, indigenous, and global interactions and interdependence of individuals, societies, cultures, and nations

Overall Expectations

Examine the effects of globalization on the lives of people in Canada and in circumpolar and Pacific Rim countries.

Specific Expectations

  • Define globalization, and identify examples of globalization in the local community.
  • Analyze the economic impact of globalization in relation to the effects on the environment.
  • Articulate and interpret the main arguments for and against globalization.
  • Conduct an inquiry to determine the effects of globalization on the local community.

Lessons

Activity One: Looking Through the Lenses

Activity Two: Whose Lenses? How Mass Media Portray Global Development

Activity Three: Adjusting the Focus

Media Literacy for Development & Children’s Right