Outcome Chart - Ontario - Geography CGW4C: World Issues: A Geographic Analysis

This chart contains media-related learning outcomes from Ontario, Curriculum for Geography CGW4C: World Issues: A Geographic Analysis, with links to supporting resources on the MediaSmarts site.

Geographic Inquiry and Skill Development

Overall Expectations

A1. Geographic Inquiry: use the geographic inquiry process and the concepts of geographic thinking when investigating world issues

Specific Expectations

A1.1 formulate different types of questions to guide investigations into world issues

A1.2 select and organize relevant data and information on geographic issues from a variety of primary and secondary sources

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

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

A1.6 evaluate and synthesize their findings to formulate conclusions and/or make informed judgements or predictions about the 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, author/date citations, reference lists, bibliographies, annotated bibliographies, credits) to reference different types of sources (e.g., websites, blogs, books, articles, films, data)

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)

Changing Societies

Overall Expectations

Human Rights and Quality of Life: analyse impacts of a variety of factors on human rights and quality of life in selected countries

Specific Expectations

E3.2 analyse national and international responses to human rights violations in various parts of the world (e.g., policies and programs aimed at eliminating child labour, stopping the use of child soldiers, promoting the education of girls, preventing human trafficking)

MediaSmarts Resources

Beyond Media Messages: Media Portrayal of Global Development

Finding and Authenticating Online Information on Global Development Issues

Shaking the Movers: Youth Rights and Media