Outcome Chart - Atlantic Provinces - Social Studies 10-12

In the Atlantic Canada Social Studies Framework, media literacy outcomes are included under the broader categories of Citizenship, Power and Governance; Groups and Institutions; Culture and Cultural Diversity; Individual Development and Identity; Global Connections; Individuals, Societies and Economic Choices; Participating in Social Studies; and People, Science and Technology.

Citizenship, Power and Governance

Students will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of the rights and responsibilities of citizenship and the origins, functions and sources of power, authority and governance.

  • critically analyze major issues involving the rights, responsibilities, roles and status of individual citizens and groups in a local, national and global context

Lessons

Perceptions of Youth and Crime

Advertising and Male Violence

Broadcasting Codes

Who Knows? Your Privacy in the Information Age

The Privacy Dilemma

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

Cyberbullying and Civic Participation

Challenging Cyberbullying

Making Media for Democratic Citizenship

Suffragettes and Iron Ladies

Student Tutorial (Licensed Resource)

MyWorld: A digital literacy tutorial for secondary students

Culture and Cultural Diversity

Students will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of the concept of culture, the diversity of culture, and views of the world, recognizing the similarities and differences resulting in various cultural perspectives.

  • explain how language, literature, the arts, architecture, other artifacts, traditions, beliefs, values and behaviours contribute to the development and transmission of culture
  • compare and analyze how culture is preserved and transmitted
  • demonstrate an understanding of the impact of economic, political, and technological changed upon cultures

Lessons

Challenging Hate Online

The Front Page

Bias in the News

Fact Versus Opinion

Free Speech and the Internet

Online Propaganda and the Proliferation of Hate

Perceptions of Youth and Crime

Thinking About Hate

The following Media Issues sections contain resources for these outcomes:

Media Stereotyping Overview

Information Privacy

Global Connections

Students will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of global connections and the causes, consequences and possible solutions to global issues.

  • evaluate the causes, conditions, consequences and possible solutions to persistent, contemporary and emerging global issues such as health, security, resource allocation, economic development and environmental quality
  • analyze or formulate policy statements demonstrating an understanding of concerns, standards, issues and conflicts related to universal human rights and equity principles
  • evaluate the effects of changing technologies on the global community

Lessons

Beyond Media Messages: Media Portrayal of Global Development

Celebrities and World Issues

The following Media Issues sections contain resources for these outcomes:

Media Stereotyping Overview

Media Violence

Information Privacy

Groups and Institutions

Students will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of how groups and institutions are formed, what controls and influences them, how they interact with individuals and cultures, and how they are maintained and changed.

  • explain how selected institutions have developed and changed over time
  • analyze group and institutional influence on people and society in both historical and contemporary settings
  • analyze how individuals influence groups and institutions in both historical and contemporary settings

Lessons

Advertising and Male Violence

Bias

Challenging Hate Online

Comparing Crime Dramas

Crime in the News

Crime Perceptions Quiz

Cyberbullying and Civic Participation

Challenging Cyberbullying

Defining Pop Culture

Free Speech and the Internet

Hoax? Scholarly Research? Personal Opinion? You Decide!

How to Analyze the News

Hype!

Images of Learning: Secondary

Individuality vs. Conformity

Kellogg Special K Ads

Magazine Production

Marketing to Teens: Introduction

Marketing to Teens: Marketing Tactics

Marketing to Teens: Talking Back

Marketing to Teens: Parody Ads

Marketing to Teens: Alternate Ads

Marketing to Teens: Gender Roles in Advertising

Marketing to Teens: Gotta Have It! Designer & Brand Names

Online Propaganda and the Proliferation of Hate

The Front Page

Bias in the News

Fact Versus Opinion

Perceptions of Youth and Crime

Popular Music and Music Videos

Political Cartoons

The Price of Happiness: On Advertising, Image, and Self Esteem

The Privacy Dilemma

Television Broadcast Ratings

Television Newscasts

The Pornography Debate: Controversy in Advertising

Thinking About Hate

Sex in Advertising

Violence on Film: The Ratings Game

You Be the Editor

Student Tutorial (Licensed Resource)

MyWorld: A digital literacy tutorial for secondary students

Individual Development and Identity

Students will be expected to demonstrate how personal development and identity are shaped by society and how individuals help shape society.

  • examine how advertisers and propagandists can use the various forms of the media to promote their interests
  • examine the influence of peer groups on the development of self

Lessons

Advertising and Male Violence

Allies and Aliens: Interactive Module on Online Hate

Bias

Celebrities and World Issues

Crime in the News

Crime Perceptions Quiz

How to Analyze the News

Hype!

Individuality vs. Conformity

Kellogg Special K Ads

The Front Page

Bias in the News

Fact Versus Opinion

Perceptions of Youth and Crime

Political Cartoons

The Price of Happiness: On Advertising, Image, and Self Esteem

Suffragettes and Iron Ladies

Television Broadcast Ratings

Television Newscasts

The Pornography Debate: Controversy in Advertising

The Privacy Dilemma

Thinking About Hate

Sex in Advertising

Violence on Film: The Ratings Game

You Be the Editor

Student Tutorial (Licensed Resource)

MyWorld: A digital literacy tutorial for secondary students

Individuals, Societies and Economic Choices

Students will be expected to demonstrate the ability to make economic choices as individuals and as members of society based on their understanding of economic concepts, principles and systems.

  • evaluate the consequences of the consumer-oriented society on the future

Student Tutorial (Licensed Resource)

MyWorld: A digital literacy tutorial for secondary students

Participating in Social Studies

Students will be expected to demonstrate an ability to collaborate in ways which respect and value the customs, beliefs and practices of others.

  • critique messages from audio and video presentations and interviews

Lessons

Advertising and Male Violence

Beyond Media Messages: Media Portrayal of Global Development

Bias

Celebrities and World Issues

Challenging Hate Online

Cinema Cops

Comparing Crime Dramas

Crime in the News

Free Speech and the Internet

Hoax? Scholarly Research? Personal Opinion? You Decide!

How to Analyze the News

Hype!

Kellogg Special K Ads

Magazine Production

Marketing to Teens: Introduction

Marketing to Teens: Marketing Tactics

Marketing to Teens: Talking Back

Marketing to Teens: Parody Ads

Marketing to Teens: Alternate Ads

Marketing to Teens: Gender Roles in Advertising

Marketing to Teens: Gotta Have It! Designer & Brand Names

Online Propaganda and the Proliferation of Hate

The Front Page

Bias in the News

Fact Versus Opinion

Perceptions of Youth and Crime

Popular Music and Music Videos

Political Cartoons

The Price of Happiness: On Advertising, Image, and Self Esteem

Television Broadcast Ratings

Television Newscasts

The Blockbuster Movie

The Function of Music

The Pornography Debate: Controversy in Advertising

Thinking About Hate

Sex in Advertising

Viewing a Crime Drama

Violence on Film: The Ratings Game

You Be the Editor

People, Place and Environment

Students will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of the interactions among people, places and the environment.

  • identify, analyze and evaluate the historical and contemporary movement patters of people, goods, and ideas and their relationship to economic and cultural activity in an increasingly interdependent world

Lessons

The following Media Issues sections contain resources for these outcomes:

Media Stereotyping Overview

Media Violence

Information Privacy