Outcome Chart - Atlantic Provinces - English Language Arts 12

This outcome chart contains media-related learning outcomes from the Atlantic Provinces Education Foundation, English Language Arts curriculum, Grade 12, with links to supporting resources on the MediaSmarts site.

Each Atlantic Province follows closely the Atlantic Provinces Education Foundation Framework for English Language Arts. In this Framework, media literacy is integrated throughout the English Language Arts curriculum under the general learning outcomes of Speaking and Listening, Reading and Viewing and Writing and Other Ways of Representing. 

Speaking and Listening

Students will be expected to interact with sensitivity and respect, considering the situation, audience, and purpose.

  • demonstrate how spoken language influences and manipulates, and reveals ideas, values, and attitudes
  • address the demands of a variety of speaking situations, making critical language choices, especially of tone and style

Lessons

Challenging Hate Online

Free Speech and the Internet

Hype!

Online Propaganda and the Proliferation of Hate

Television Newscasts

Video Production of a Newscast

Reading and Viewing

Students will be expected to respond personally to a range of texts.

  • make informed personal responses to increasingly challenging print and media texts and reflect on their responses
  • make connections between their own values, beliefs, and cultures and those reflected in literary and media texts
  • analyse thematic connections among texts and articulate an understanding of the universality of many themes
  • demonstrate a willingness to explore diverse perspectives to develop or modify their points of view
  • articulate and justify points of view about texts and text elements
  • interpret ambiguities in complex and sophisticated texts

Lessons

Advertising and Male Violence

Bias

Camera Shots

Challenging Hate Online

Cinema Cops

Comparing Crime Dramas

Crime in the News

Crime Perceptions Quiz

Defining Pop Culture

Free Speech and the Internet

Hoax? Scholarly Research? Personal Opinion? You Decide!

How to Analyze the News

Hype!

Images of Learning: Secondary

Individuality vs. Conformity

Kellogg Special K Ads

Magazine Production

Marketing to Teens: Introduction

Marketing to Teens: Marketing Tactics

Marketing to Teens: Talking Back

Marketing to Teens: Parody Ads

Marketing to Teens: Alternate Ads

Marketing to Teens: Gender Roles in Advertising

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

Movie Heroes and the Heroic Journey

Online Propaganda and the Proliferation of Hate

The Front Page

Bias in the News

Fact Versus Opinion

Perceptions of Youth and Crime

Popular Music and Music Videos

Political Cartoons

The Price of Happiness: On Advertising, Image, and Self Esteem

The Privacy Dilemma

Scripting a Crime Drama

Suffragettes and Iron Ladies

Television Broadcast Ratings

Television Newscasts

The Blockbuster Movie

The Function of Music

The Pornography Debate: Controversy in Advertising

Sex in Advertising

Viewing a Crime Drama

Violence on Film: The Ratings Game

You Be the Editor

Student Tutorial (Licensed Resource)

MyWorld: A digital literacy tutorial for secondary students

Writing and Other Ways of Representing

Students will be expected to create texts collaboratively and independently, using a variety of forms for a range of audiences and purposes

  • produce writing and other forms of representation characterized by increasing complexity of thought, structure, and conventions
  • demonstrate an understanding of the ways in which the construction of texts can create, enhance, or control meaning
  • make critical choices of form, style, and content to address increasingly complex demands of different purposes and audiences
  • evaluate the responses of others to their writing and media production

Lessons

Challenging Hate Online

Create a Youth Consumer Magazine

Free Speech and the Internet

Magazine Production

Scripting a Crime Drama

Television Broadcast Ratings

Images of Learning: Secondary

Marketing to Teens: Introduction

Marketing to Teens: Marketing Tactics

Marketing to Teens: Talking Back

Marketing to Teens: Parody Ads

Marketing to Teens: Alternate Ads

Marketing to Teens: Gender Roles in Advertising

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

Online Propaganda and the Proliferation of Hate

The Privacy Dilemma

News Journalism Across the Media: Summative Activities

Video Production of a Newscast