Outcome Chart - Ontario - Economics CIE3M: The Individual and the Economy

This chart contains media-related learning outcomes from Ontario, Curriculum for Economics CIE3M: The Individual and the Economy, with links to supporting resources on the MediaSmarts site.

Economic Inquiry and Skill Development

Overall Expectations

Economic Inquiry: use the economic inquiry process and the concepts of economic thinking when investigating current economic issues in Canada;

Specific Expectations

A1.1 formulate different types of questions to guide investigations into current economic issues in Canada

A1.3 assess the credibility of sources, data, evidence, and information relevant to their investigations

A1.4 interpret and analyse data, evidence, and information relevant to their investigations, using various tools, strategies, and approaches appropriate for economic inquiry

A1.6 evaluate and synthesize their findings to formulate conclusions and/or make informed judgements and/or predictions about the economic issues they are investigating

A1.7 communicate their ideas, arguments, and conclusions using various formats and styles, as appropriate for the audience and purpose

A1.8 use accepted forms of documentation (e.g., footnotes or endnotes, author/date citations, reference lists, bibliographies, credits) to reference different types of sources

A1.9 use appropriate terminology when communicating the results of their investigations

MediaSmarts Resources
Lesson Plans

Bias in News Sources

Fact Versus Opinion

Finding and Authenticating Online Information on Global Development Issues

Free Speech and the Internet

Hoax? Scholarly Research? Personal Opinion? You Decide!

ICYouSee: A Lesson in Critical Thinking

Making Media for Democratic Citizenship

Online Propaganda and the Proliferation of Hate

Interactive Resources
MyWorld (licensed resource)

Economic Challenges and Responses

Overall Expectations

C1. Market Systems: analyse how various factors, including the practices of different stakeholders, affect markets and the value of goods

Specific Expectations

C1.2 analyse how individual choices, including ethical consumerism (e.g., buying fair-trade, local, cruelty-free, and/or green products), influence markets

C1.3 analyse how consumer and producer participation in the underground economy affects markets (e.g., with reference to grey and black markets, tax evasion, counterfeit products, pirating, illegal downloading)

C1.5 explain the causes of Canadian government intervention in market systems (e.g., to address economic inequalities or market disadvantages, to generate revenue, to protect consumers, in response to lobbying)

MediaSmarts Resources
Lessons
Beyond Media Messages: Media Portrayal of Global Development

Broadcasting Codes

Diversity and Media Ownership

Finding and Authenticating Online Information on Global Development Issues

Free Speech and the Internet

Hate 2.0

Television Broadcast Ratings

Violence on Film: The Ratings Game

Interactive Resources
MyWorld (licensed resource)