Outcome Chart - Atlantic Provinces - English Language Arts K

This outcome chart contains media-related learning outcomes from the Atlantic Provinces Education Foundation, Kindergarten English Language Arts curriculum, 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 able to communicate information and ideas effectively and clearly, and to respond personally and critically.

  • engage in simple oral presentations and respond to oral presentations and other sources

Lessons

Favourite Sports and Athletes: An Introduction to Sports Media

Eating Under the Rainbow

Looking at Food Advertising

Co-Co’s Adversmarts

Internet Time Capsule

Can You Spot the Ad?

Representing Ourselves Online

Rules of the Game

Teacher/Parent Guides

Managing Superhero Play

Talking to Kids about Advertising

Talking to Kids about Racial Stereotypes

Talking to Kids about Gender Stereotypes

Talking to Kids about the News

Talking to Kids about Media Violence

Reading and Viewing

Students will be expected to select, read, and view with understanding a range of literature, information, media and visual texts.

  • regard reading/viewing as sources of interest, enjoyment, and information

Lessons

Looking at Food Advertising

Co-Co’s Adversmarts

Favourite Sports and Athletes: An Introduction to Sports Media

Eating Under the Rainbow

Adversmarts: Introduction to Food Advertising Online

Can You Spot the Ad?

Representing Ourselves Online

So Many Choices!

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

  • respond personally to texts in a variety of ways

Lessons

Looking at Food Advertising

Co-Co’s Adversmarts

Teaching TV: Enjoying Television

Favourite Sports and Athletes: An Introduction to Sports Media

Once Upon a Time

Facing TV Violence: Counting and Discussion Violence on the Screen

Internet Time Capsule

Can You Spot the Ad?

Representing Ourselves Online

Teacher/Parent Guides

Managing Superhero Play

Talking to Kids about Advertising

Talking to Kids about Racial Stereotypes

Talking to Kids about Gender Stereotypes

Talking to Kids about the News

Talking to Kids about Media Violence

Educational Games

Privacy Playground: The First Adventure of the Three Little CyberPigs

Students will be expected to respond critically to a range of texts, applying their knowledge of language, form and genre.

  • recognize some basic types of texts (e.g., videos, poems, posters, letters, true and imaginary texts)
  • begin to ask questions of text
  • begin to develop an understanding and respect for diversity

Lessons

Once Upon a Time

TV Stereotypes

Facing TV Violence: Counting and Discussion Violence on the Screen

Internet Time Capsule

Can You Spot the Ad?

Representing Ourselves Online

Educational Games

Co-Co’s Adversmarts

Teacher/Parent Guides

Talking to Kids about Racial Stereotypes

Talking to Kids about Gender Stereotypes

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.

  • use a variety of familiar text forms and other media (messages, letters, lists, recounts, stories, poems, records of observations, role-plays, Readers Theatre)
  • demonstrate some awareness of audience and purpose
    • choose particular forms for specific audiences and purposes
    • realize that work to be shared with an audience needs editing

Lessons

Favourite Sports and Athletes: An Introduction to Sports Media

Eating Under the Rainbow

Looking at Food Advertising

Co-Co’s Adversmarts

Teaching TV: Enjoying Television

Introducing TV Families

Once Upon a Time

Looking at Newspapers: Introduction

Representing Ourselves Online

Rules of the Game