New Media 12

Curriculum Competencies

Using oral, written, visual, and digital texts, students are expected individually and collaboratively to be able to:

Comprehend and connect (reading, listening, viewing)

  • Understand and appreciate the complexities of digital citizenship
  • Understand the role of story, narrative, and oral tradition in expressing First Peoples perspectives, values, beliefs, and points of view
  • Understand the diversity within and across First Peoples societies as represented in texts
  • Understand the influence of land/place in First Peoples and other Canadian texts
  • Use information for diverse purposes and from a variety of sources
  • Evaluate the relevance, accuracy, and reliability of texts
  • Select and apply appropriate strategies in a variety of contexts to comprehend written, oral, visual, and multimodal texts, to guide inquiry, and to transform thinking
  • Recognize the complexities of digital citizenship
  • Recognize and understand how different forms, formats, structures, and features of texts reflect a variety of purposes, audiences, and messages
  • Think critically, creatively, and reflectively to analyze ideas within, between, and beyond texts
  • Identify and understand the role of personal, social, and cultural contexts, values, and perspectives in texts
  • Recognize and identify personal, social, and cultural contexts, values, and perspectives in texts, including gender, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic factors
  • Appreciate and understand how language constructs personal, social, and cultural identities
  • Construct meaningful personal connections between self, text, and world
  • Evaluate how literary elements as well as specific new media techniques and devices enhance and shape meaning and impact
  • Create and communicate (writing, speaking, representing)
  • Respectfully exchange ideas and viewpoints from diverse perspectives to build shared understanding and transform thinking
  • • Respond to text in personal, creative, and critical ways
  • •Select and apply appropriate speaking and listening skills in a variety of formal and informal contexts for a range of purposes
  • • Use digital and multimedia writing and design processes to plan, develop, and create engaging and meaningful literary, imaginative, and/or informational texts for a variety of purposes and audiences
  • Express and support an opinion with evidence to achieve purpose
  • Evaluate and refine texts to improve clarity, effectiveness, and impact according to purpose, audience, and message
  • Use the conventions of Canadian spelling, grammar, and punctuation proficiently and as appropriate to the context
  • Use acknowledgements and citations to recognize intellectual property rights
  • Transform ideas and information to create original texts, using various genres, forms, structures, and styles

MediaSmarts Resources

Art Exchange

Bias

Bias and Crime in Media

Bias in News Sources

Broadcasting Codes

Camera Shots

Digital Outreach for Civic Engagement

Digital Storytelling for Civic

Diversity and Media Ownership

Fact Versus Opinion

Film Classification Systems in Québec

First Person

Hoax? Scholarly Research? Personal Opinion? You Decide!

Hype!

Magazine Production

Magazine Production

Making Media for Democratic Citizenship

Marketing to Teens: Alternate Ads

Marketing to Teens: Gender Roles in Advertising

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

Marketing to Teens: Marketing Tactics

Marketing to Teens: Parody Ads - Lesson

Marketing to Teens: Talking Back

Online Cultures and Values

Secure Comics

Sex in Advertising

The Blockbuster Movie

The Pornography Debate: Controversy in Advertising

Transgender Representation in TV and Movies

Unpacking Privilege

You Be the Editor

 

Content

MediaSmarts Resources

 

Students are expected to know the following:

Text forms and genres

Text features and structures, including multimedia

• form, function, and genre of multimedia texts

• relationships between form, function, and technology

interactivity

• formatting and graphics

narrative structures found in First Peoples texts

protocols related to the ownership of First Peoples oral texts

 

Strategies and processes

• multimodal reading strategies

• multimodal writing strategies

• metacognitive strategies

• writing processes

• reading strategies

• oral language strategies

• multimedia presentation processes

 

Language features, structures, and conventions

• elements of style

• usage and conventions

• citation techniques

• literary elements and devices

• media techniques

• literal and inferential meaning

 

New media functions

• advocacy

• community building

• propaganda

• manipulation

Art Exchange

Bias and Crime in Media

Bias in News Sources

Broadcasting Codes

Camera Shots

Digital Outreach for Civic Engagement

Digital Storytelling for Civic

Diversity and Media Ownership

Fact Versus Opinion

Film Classification Systems in Québec

Magazine Production

Marketing to Teens: Alternate Ads

Marketing to Teens: Gender Roles in Advertising

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

Marketing to Teens: Marketing Tactics

Marketing to Teens: Parody Ads - Lesson

Marketing to Teens: Talking Back

Online Propaganda and the Proliferation of Hate

Secure Comics

Transgender Representation in TV and Movies

You Be the Editor