Outcome Chart - Newfoundland and Labrador - English Language Arts Grade 9

Speaking and Listening

Overall Expectations

GCO 1 Students will be expected to speak and listen to explore, extend, clarify, and reflect on their thoughts, ideas, feelings, and experiences.

GCO 2 Students will be expected to communicate information and ideas effectively and clearly, and to respond personally and critically.

GCO 3 Students will be expected to interact with sensitivity and respect, considering the situation, audience, and purpose.

Specific Expectations

1.1 examine their own and others’ ideas during discussion

1.2 ask questions calling for elaboration, clarification or qualification

1.3 respond to questions to provide reliable qualification for ideas

1.4 advocate a point of view and support it with personal examples and evidence from various sources

1.5 use active listening skills to assess the relevancy and adequacy of supporting details

2.1 evaluate a range of strategies to defend their points of view and contribute to effective talk

2.2 assess the need for clarification or elaboration when responding to instructions or questions [7,8,9]

2.3 evaluate strategies and behaviours associated with effective speaking

3.1 demonstrate responsive speaking and listening skills

3.2 demonstrate respect for others by expressing ideas and opinions in a manner that reflects sensitivity to others

[7,8,9]

3.3 question ideas, values and attributes in oral language

3.4 evaluate how oral language is used to influence and manipulate

Lessons

Cyberbullying and the Law

Diversity and Media Ownership

Exposing Gender Stereotypes

Gambling in the Media

Individuality vs. Conformity

News Journalism: Definitions and Comments about the News

Sports Personalities in Magazine Advertising

The Impact of Gender Stereotypes

Who’s Telling My Story?

 

 

 

 

Reading and Viewing

Overall Expectations

GCO 4 Students will be expected to select, read, and view with understanding a range of literature, information, media, and visual text.

GCO 5 Students will be expected to interpret, select, and combine information using a variety of strategies, resources, and technologies.

GCO 6 Students will be expected to respond personally to a range of texts.

GCO 7 Students will be expected to respond critically to a range of texts, applying their understanding of language, form and genre.

Specific Expectations

4.1 identify and select texts that meet their needs and interests [7,8,9]

4.2 explain how authors use text features to create meaning and achieve different purposes [8,9]

4.3 use a variety of reading and viewing processes and strategies to construct meaning from texts [8,9]

4.4 assess personal processes and strategies for reading and viewing various texts

5.1 identify relevant or interesting topics and questions for further study [7,8,9]

5.2 use a variety of reliable information from various sources

5.3 compare information from a variety of sources [8,9]

5.4 use effective research approaches and strategies [8,9]

6.1 use examples and supporting ideas to reflect on personal responses to texts

6.2 examine their personal points of view about issues, themes and situations in texts, citing appropriate evidence from the text(s)

7.1 recognize that texts can be biased [7,8,9]

7.2 evaluate a text’s language, form and genre

7.3 analyze the tools authors use to achieve different purposes

7.4 evaluate how form, content and structure can contribute to meaning

7.5 demonstrate an awareness that values and personal experiences influence understanding of and critical responses to texts [7,8,9]

7.6 evaluate the portrayal of culture and reality in texts

Lessons

Alcohol on the Web

Beyond Media Messages: Media Portrayal of Global Development

Bias in News Sources

Cinema Cops

Comparing Crime Dramas

Deconstructing Web Pages

Fact Versus Opinion

Finding and Authenticating Online Information on Global Development Issues

First Person

Gender and Tobacco

Gender Messages in Alcohol Advertising

Hate 2.0

Hate or Debate

I heard it ‘round the Internet: Sexual health education and authenticating online information

ICYouSee: A Lesson in Critical Thinking

Kellogg Special K Ads

Learning Gender Stereotypes

Marketing to Teens: Alternate Ads

Miscast and Seldom Seen

News Journalism Across the Media: Summative Activities

News Journalism: Radio News

Online Marketing to Kids: Protecting Your Privacy

Online Marketing to Kids: Strategies and Techniques

Perceptions of Youth and Crime

Popular Music and Music Videos

Scapegoating and Othering

Scripting a Crime Drama

Selling Obesity

Selling Tobacco

Sports Personalities in Magazine Advertising

Taming the Wild Wiki

Television News

The Front Page

Thinking about Hate

Tobacco Labels

Video Games

Viewing a Crime Drama

Watching the Elections

You Be the Editor

Educational Games

Click if You Agree

MyWorld (licensed resource)

Writing and Representing

Overall Expectations

GCO 8 Students will be expected to use writing and other forms of representation to explore, clarify, and reflect on their thoughts, feelings, experiences, and learnings; and to use their imaginations.

GCO 10 Students will be expected to use a range of strategies to develop effective writing and representing and to enhance their clarity, precision, and effectiveness.

Specific Expectations

8.2 use writing and representing to extend, explore and reflect on ideas, values and attitudes [8,9]

9.1 create a range of texts [7,8,9]

10.3 use various technologies in communicating for a range of purposes with a variety of audiences [8,9]

Lessons

Alcohol Myths

Bias and Crime in Media

Bias in News Sources

Buy Nothing Day

Celebrities and World Issues

Don’t Drink and Drive: Assessing the Effectiveness of Anti-Drinking Campaigns

First Person

Images of Learning

Marketing to Teens: Gender Roles in Advertising

Marketing to Teens: Marketing Tactics

Marketing to Teens: Talking Back

Miscast and Seldom Seen

News Journalism Across the Media: Summative Activities

Online Marketing to Kids: Protecting Your Privacy

Online Marketing to Kids: Strategies and Techniques

Perceptions of Youth and Crime

Privacy and Internet Life: Lesson Plan for Intermediate Classrooms

Scripting a Crime Drama

Selling Tobacco

Shaking the Movers: Youth Rights and Media

Taming the Wild Wiki

Television Broadcast Ratings

Television News

The Citizen Reporter

The Girl in the Mirror

The Price of Happiness

The Privacy Dilemma: Lesson Plan for Senior Classrooms

Thinking Like a Citizen

Tobacco Labels

Video Games

Video Production of a Newscast

Violence on Film: The Ratings Game

Watching the Elections

Writing a Newspaper Article

Educational Games

MyWorld (licensed resource)