Outcome Chart - Atlantic Provinces - Social Studies K-3

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.

  • recognize that certain attitudes may lead to prejudice and stereotyping

Lessons

Once Upon a Time

TV Stereotypes

Teacher/Parent Guides

Talking to Kids about Racial Stereotypes

Talking to Kids about Gender Stereotypes

Representing Ourselves Online

Rules of the Game

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.

  • give examples of how culture is preserved and transmitted

Lessons

Once Upon a Time

Thinking About Television and Movies

Introducing TV Families

Comparing Real Families to TV Families

Prejudice and Body Image

TV Stereotypes

Teaching TV: Enjoying Television

Teacher/Parent Guides

Talking to Kids about the News

Talking to Kids about Racial Stereotypes

Talking to Kids about Gender Stereotypes

Global Connections

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

  • give examples of the effects of changing technologies on the global community explain how individual personal actions can influence global issues

Lessons

Looking at Newspapers: Introduction

Rules of the Game

 

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.

  • give examples of how groups and institutions influence people and society give examples of how people influence groups and institutions

Lessons

Looking at Food Advertising

Co-Co’s Adversmarts

Packaging Tricks

Humour on Television

Sheroes and Heroes

Villains, Heroes and Heroines

Facing TV Violence: Counting and Discussion Violence on the Screen

Facing TV Violence: Rewriting the Script

Facing TV Violence: Consequences and Media Violence

Introducing TV Families

Comparing Real Families to TV Families

TV Stereotypes

Prejudice and Body Image

Looking at Newspapers: Introduction

Newspaper Ads

Thinking About Television and Movies

Representing Ourselves Online

Rules of the Game

Teacher/Parent Guides

Managing Superhero Play

Talking to Kids about Advertising

Talking to Kids about Racial Stereotypes

Talking to Kids about Gender Stereotypes

Talking to Kids about the News

Talking to Kids about Media Violence

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.

  • give examples of advertising and propaganda that can affect individuals and the decisions they make give examples of how the influence of peers can affect personal decisions

Lessons

Looking at Food Advertising

Co-Co’s Adversmarts

Packaging Tricks

Humour on Television

Looking at Food Advertising

Packaging Tricks

Humour on Television

Sheroes and Heroes

Villains, Heroes and Heroines

Facing TV Violence: Counting and Discussion Violence on the Screen

Facing TV Violence: Rewriting the Script

Facing TV Violence: Consequences and Media Violence

Sheroes and Heroes

Villains, Heroes and Heroines

TV Stereotypes

Introducing TV Families

Comparing Real Families to TV Families

Prejudice and Body Image

Teaching TV: Enjoying Television

Teaching TV: Television as a Story Teller

Looking at Newspapers: Introduction

Newspaper Ads

Thinking About Television and Movies

Adversmarts: Introduction to Food Advertising Online

Healthy Food Web

Representing Ourselves Online

Rules of the Game

Educational Games

Privacy Playground: The First Adventure of the Three CyberPigs

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.

  • distinguish between needs and wants and give examples that show scarcity and choice govern our economic decisions recognise the importance of being informed consumers

Lessons

Creating a Marketing Frenzy

Packaging Tricks

Co-Co’s Adversmarts

Favourite Sports and Athletes: An Introduction to Sports Media

Buy Nothing Day

Adversmarts: Introduction to Food Advertising Online

Can You Spot the Ad?

Adversmarts: Introduction to Food Advertising Online

Healthy Food Web

Teacher/Parent Guides

Talking to Kids about Advertising

People, Place and Environment

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

  • describe the communications and transportation systems in their community used to move goods, people and ideas

Lessons

Looking at Newspapers: Introduction

Teaching TV: Enjoying Television

Teaching TV: Television as a Story Teller