Outcome Chart - Newfoundland and Labrador - English Language Arts Grade 4

Speaking and Listening

Overall Expectations

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

Specific Expectations

1.1 discuss personal experiences with supporting detail

1.2 use active listening strategies for a variety of purposes

1.3 ask and respond to questions that explore and clarify ideas

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

“He Shoots, He Scores”: Alcohol Advertising and Sports

Avatars and Body Image

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

Game Time

Girls and Boys on Television

Introduction to Ethics: Avatars and Identity

Kids, Alcohol and Advertising 1: Messages About Drinking

Media literacy key concepts Introduction: What is media anyway?

Reporter For a Day

The Constructed World of Television Families

TV Stereotypes

Understanding the Internet Lesson 4: Communication and Social Media

Overall Expectations

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

Specific Expectations

2.1 contribute effectively to conversation during whole and small-group discussion

2.2 use effective presentation skills

2.3 analyze the impact of the presentation on the audience

2.4 determine whether they agree or disagree with the speaker’s perspective

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Behaving Ethically Online: Ethics and Empathy

Introduction to Ethics: Avatars and Identity

Kids, Alcohol and Advertising 1: Messages About Drinking

Media literacy key concepts Lesson 2: Media are constructions

Put Downs

Teaching TV: Film Production: Who Does What?

The Anatomy of Cool

The Constructed World of Television Families

The Hero Project: Authenticating Online Information

Villains, Heroes and Heroines

Overall Expectations

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

Specific Expectations

3.1 explain how oral language can affect others

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Put Downs

Introduction to Ethics: Avatars and Identity

Behaving Ethically Online: Ethics and Empathy

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.

Specific Expectations

4.1 use cueing systems to construct meaning

4.2 identify and select appropriate texts

4.3 develop proficient reading and viewing skills 

4.4 use text structures to construct meaning

4.5 use text features to construct meaning

4.6 use a variety of comprehension strategies

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Advertising All Around Us

Avatars and Body Image

Earth Day: Maps as Media

Facing TV Violence: Consequences and Media Violence

Facing TV Violence: Counting & Discussing Violence on the Screen

Junk Food Jungle

Kids, Alcohol and Advertising 1: Messages About Drinking

Kids, Alcohol and Advertising 2: Young Drinkers

Media literacy key concepts Introduction: What is media anyway?

Media literacy key concepts Lesson 2: Media are constructions

Media literacy key concepts lesson 6: Each medium is a unique aesthetic form

The Hero Project: Authenticating Online Information

Interactive Resources

CyberSense and Nonsense: The Second Adventure of the Three CyberPigs

Passport to the Internet (licensed resource)

Overall Expectations

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

Specific Expectations

5.1 demonstrate an understanding that information can be organized for a specific purpose

5.2 select sources of information based on inquiry questions

5.3 interpret relevant information from selected sources

5.4 organize relevant information from selected sources

5.5 share relevant information from selected sources

5.6 share relevant information from selected sources

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Earth Day: Maps as Media

The Hero Project: Authenticating Online Information

Interactive Resources

CyberSense and Nonsense: The Second Adventure of the Three CyberPigs

Passport to the Internet (licensed resource)

Overall Expectations

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

Specific Expectations

6.1 express, with support, opinions on texts

6.2 respond to texts to refine the process of making meaning

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Girls and Boys on Television

Kids, Alcohol and Advertising 1: Messages About Drinking

Media literacy key concepts Lesson 2: Media are constructions

Media literacy key concepts lesson 6: Each medium is a unique aesthetic form

Put Downs

The Anatomy of Cool

Understanding the Internet Lesson 3: Build Understanding

Villains, Heroes and Heroines

Violence in Sports

Overall Expectations

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

Specific Expectations

7.1 analyze ideas, information and perspectives in text

7.2 engage in critical literacy and inquiry

7.3 discuss alternative points of view

7.4 analyze how language is used to influence ways of thinking

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

Humour on Television

Introducing TV Families

Kids, Alcohol and Advertising 1: Messages About Drinking

Kids, Alcohol and Advertising 2: Young Drinkers

Media literacy key concepts Lesson 2: Media are constructions

Prejudice and Body Image

Stay on the Path Lesson Three: Treasure Maps

Stay on the Path Lesson Two: All That Glitters is Not Gold

The Hero Project: Authenticating Online Information

Understanding the Internet Lesson 2: Pathways and Addresses

Understanding the Internet Lesson 3: Build Understanding

Violence in Sports

Interactive Resources

CyberSense and Nonsense: The Second Adventure of the Three CyberPigs

Passport to the Internet (licensed resource)

Writing and Representing

Overall Expectations

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

Specific Expectations

8.1 develop proficient writing and representing skills

8.2 create texts that are imaginative and used for self-expression and enjoyment

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Avatars and Body Image

Behaving Ethically Online: Ethics and Empathy

Earth Day: Maps as Media

Facing TV Violence: Rewriting the Script

Game Time

Humour on Television

Introducing TV Families

Introduction to Ethics: Avatars and Identity

Kids, Alcohol and Advertising 2: Young Drinkers

Kids, Alcohol and Advertising 3: Understanding Brands

Looking at Food Advertising

Media Kids

Media literacy key concepts lesson 6: Each medium is a unique aesthetic form

Prejudice and Body Image

Put Downs

Reporter For a Day

Stay on the Path Lesson Four: Scavenger Hunt

Stay on the Path Lesson One: Searching for Treasure

Teaching TV: Film Production: Who Does What?

The Constructed World of Television Families

The Hero Project: Authenticating Online Information

Thinking Like a Tobacco Company: Grades 4-6

TV Stereotypes

Understanding the Internet Lesson 1: Using the Internet

Understanding the Internet Lesson 3: Build Understanding

Understanding the Internet Lesson 4: Communication and Social Media

Violence in Sports

Overall Expectations

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

Specific Expectations

9.1 demonstrate an awareness of audience and purpose

9.2 create a variety of texts using text structures and features

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Avatars and Body Image

Behaving Ethically Online: Ethics and Empathy

Earth Day: Maps as Media

Facing TV Violence: Rewriting the Script

Game Time

Humour on Television

Introducing TV Families

Introduction to Ethics: Avatars and Identity

Kids, Alcohol and Advertising 2: Young Drinkers

Kids, Alcohol and Advertising 3: Understanding Brands

Looking at Food Advertising

Media Kids

Media literacy key concepts lesson 6: Each medium is a unique aesthetic form

Prejudice and Body Image

Put Downs

Reporter For a Day

Stay on the Path Lesson Four: Scavenger Hunt

Stay on the Path Lesson One: Searching for Treasure

Teaching TV: Film Production: Who Does What?

The Constructed World of Television Families

The Hero Project: Authenticating Online Information

Thinking Like a Tobacco Company: Grades 4-6

TV Stereotypes

Understanding the Internet Lesson 1: Using the Internet

Understanding the Internet Lesson 3: Build Understanding

Understanding the Internet Lesson 4: Communication and Social Media

Violence in Sports

Overall Expectations

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

10.1 create texts using the processes of writing and representing

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Avatars and Body Image

Behaving Ethically Online: Ethics and Empathy

Earth Day: Maps as Media

Facing TV Violence: Rewriting the Script

Game Time

Humour on Television

Introducing TV Families

Introduction to Ethics: Avatars and Identity

Kids, Alcohol and Advertising 2: Young Drinkers

Kids, Alcohol and Advertising 3: Understanding Brands

Looking at Food Advertising

Media Kids

Media literacy key concepts lesson 6: Each medium is a unique aesthetic form

Prejudice and Body Image

Put Downs

Reporter For a Day

Stay on the Path Lesson Four: Scavenger Hunt

Stay on the Path Lesson One: Searching for Treasure

Teaching TV: Film Production: Who Does What?

The Constructed World of Television Families

The Hero Project: Authenticating Online Information

Thinking Like a Tobacco Company: Grades 4-6

TV Stereotypes

Understanding the Internet Lesson 1: Using the Internet

Understanding the Internet Lesson 3: Build Understanding

Understanding the Internet Lesson 4: Communication and Social Media

Violence in Sports