Outcome Chart - Newfoundland and Labrador - English Language Arts Grade 2

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.

Specific Expectations

1.0 describe personal experiences orally

2.0 listen in a variety of situations for different purposes

3.0 ask questions to seek more information

5.0 retell events and familiar stories in sequence

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Eating under the Rainbow

Favourite Sports and Athletes

Finding Balance in Our Digital Lives

Internet Time Capsule

So Many Choices!

Overall Expectations

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

Specific Expectations

8.0 participate in conversations

9.0 engage in oral presentations

10.0 respond personally to information, ideas, and opinions

11.0 respond critically to information, ideas, and opinions

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Comparing Real Families to TV Families

Eating under the Rainbow

Facing TV Violence: Consequences and Media Violence

Facing TV Violence: Counting & Discussing Violence on the Screen

Facing TV Violence: Rewriting the Script

Favourite Sports and Athletes

Finding Balance in Our Digital Lives

Humour on Television

Internet Time Capsule

Introducing TV Families

TV Stereotypes

Overall Expectations

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

Specific Expectations

14.0 demonstrate social conventions

15.0 show an understanding of how word choice affects the feelings of others

16.0 use verbal and non-verbal cues suitable for specific situations, audiences and purposes

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Humour on Television

Representing Ourselves Online

Rules of the Game

Reading and Writing

Overall Expectations

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

Specific Expectations

17.0 select a variety of texts, forms, and genres appropriate for specific purposes

18.0 use text features before, during, and after reading to help construct meaning

19.0 use strategies to make sense of texts

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Adversmarts: Understanding Food Advertising Online

Facing TV Violence: Consequences and Media Violence

Facing TV Violence: Counting & Discussing Violence on the Screen

Looking at Food Advertising

So Many Choices!

TV Stereotypes

Interactive Resources

Co-Co’s Adversmarts

Privacy Pirates

Overall Expectations

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

Specific Expectations

20.0 formulate questions that lead to inquiry

21.0 combine information from a variety of sources to seek answers to questions

22.0 share relevant information from selected sources

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

So Many Choices!

Overall Expectations

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

Specific Expectations

23.0 make connections from text-to-self, text-to-text, and text-to-world

24.0 express opinions about a variety of texts

25.0 support responses using text information and personal experiences

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Comparing Real Families to TV Families

Facing TV Violence: Consequences and Media Violence

Facing TV Violence: Counting & Discussing Violence on the Screen

Facing TV Violence: Rewriting the Script

Favourite Sports and Athletes

Introducing TV Families

TV Stereotypes

Overall Expectations

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

Specific Expectations

26.0 identify the intended messages in a range of texts

27.0 respond critically to intentional and unintentional messages within texts

28.0 discuss alternative perspectives to texts

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Adversmarts: Understanding Food Advertising Online

Can You Spot the Ad?

Comparing Real Families to TV Families

Facing TV Violence: Consequences and Media Violence

Facing TV Violence: Counting & Discussing Violence on the Screen

Facing TV Violence: Rewriting the Script

Healthy Food Web

Introducing TV Families

Looking at Food Advertising

Representing Ourselves Online

TV Stereotypes

Interactive Resources

Co-Co’s Adversmarts

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.

Specific Expectations

29.0 express feelings and imaginative ideas through writing and representing

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Facing TV Violence: Rewriting the Script

Introducing TV Families

Looking at Food Advertising

Rules of the Game

Teaching TV: Film Production: Who Does What?

Overall Expectations

GCO 9: Students will be expected to create texts collaboratively and independently, using a variety of forms for a range of audiences and purposes.

Specific Expectations

31.0 use various text types and forms in writing and representations

32.0 understand that texts are created for a purpose

33.0 create text types and forms for specific purposes and audiences

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Facing TV Violence: Rewriting the Script

Introducing TV Families

Looking at Food Advertising

Rules of the Game

Teaching TV: Film Production: Who Does What?