Outcome Chart - Saskatchewan - English Language Arts Levels 30-B

This outcome chart contains media-related learning outcomes from the Saskatchewan, Grade 12 English Language Arts curriculum (ELA 30-B), with links to supporting resources on the MediaSmarts site.

Comprehend and Respond

Overall Expectations

Students will extend their abilities to view, listen to, read, comprehend, and respond to a variety of contemporary and traditional grade-appropriate texts in a variety of forms (oral, print, and other media) from First Nations, Métis, and other cultures for a variety of purposes including for learning, interest, and enjoyment.

Specific Expectations

CR B 30.1 View, listen to, read, comprehend, and respond to a variety of grade-appropriate international, including indigenous, texts that address:

  • identity (e.g., Sense of Self) • social responsibility (e.g., Social Criticism), and
  • social action (agency) (e.g., Addressing the Issues).

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Advertising and Male Violence

Beyond Media Messages: Media Portrayal of Global Development

Bias

Bias and Crime in Media

Bias in News Sources

Cinema Cops

Comparing Crime Dramas

Crime in the News

Crime Perceptions Quiz

Cyberbullying and the Law

Diversity and Media Ownership

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

Fact Versus Opinion

Finding and Authenticating Online Information on Global Development Issues

Forensic Science Crime Dramas

How to Analyze the News

Kellogg Special K Ads

Marketing to Teens: Gender Roles in Advertising

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

Marketing to Teens: Marketing Tactics

Miscast and Seldom Seen

Online Propaganda and the Proliferation of Hate

Perceptions of Youth and Crime

Political Cartoons

Popular Music and Music Videos

Sex in Advertising

Suffragettes and Iron Ladies

The Citizen Reporter

The Front Page

The Pornography Debate: Controversy in Advertising

Viewing a Crime Drama

Violence on Television

Watching the Elections

Who’s Telling My Story?

You Be the Editor

Interactive Resources

MyWorld (licensed resource)

CR B 30.2 View, comprehend, and evaluate critically a variety of visual and multimedia texts by international, including indigenous, artists and authors from various cultural communities, and identify how the texts address beliefs, values, and power.

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Advertising and Male Violence

Beyond Media Messages: Media Portrayal of Global Development

Bias

Camera Shots

Cinema Cops

Comparing Crime Dramas

Crime in the News

Crime Perceptions Quiz

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

Forensic Science Crime Dramas

Kellogg Special K Ads

Marketing to Teens: Alternate Ads

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

Online Propaganda and the Proliferation of Hate

Perceptions of Youth and Crime

Political Cartoons

Popular Music and Music Videos

Scripting a Crime Drama

Sex in Advertising

Suffragettes and Iron Ladies

The Front Page

The Pornography Debate: Controversy in Advertising

Viewing a Crime Drama

Watching the Elections

CR B 30.3 Listen to and comprehend grade-appropriate informational and literary texts created by international, including indigenous, speakers and authors, and analyze the perspectives, biases, beliefs, values, identities, and power presented in each text.

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Beyond Media Messages: Media Portrayal of Global Development

Bias and Crime in Media

Bias in News Sources

Celebrities and World Issues

Comparing Crime Dramas

Crime in the News

Finding and Authenticating Online Information on Global Development Issues

Miscast and Seldom Seen

Online Propaganda and the Proliferation of Hate

Perceptions of Youth and Crime

The Citizen Reporter

The Front Page

Viewing a Crime Drama

Watching the Elections

Who’s Telling My Story?

You Be the Editor

CR B 30.4 Read and demonstrate comprehension of a range of contemporary and classical grade-appropriate informational (including position papers, magazine and newspaper articles, and electronic communications) and literary (including drama, novels, poetry, short stories, essays, biographies, and autobiographies) texts from various international, including indigenous, cultures and analyze the philosophical, ethical, and social influences that have shaped information, issues, characters, plots, and themes.

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Beyond Media Messages: Media Portrayal of Global Development

Bias

Bias in News Sources

Celebrities and World Issues

Diversity and Media Ownership

Finding and Authenticating Online Information on Global Development Issues

Free Speech and the Internet

Online Propaganda and the Proliferation of Hate

Suffragettes and Iron Ladies

The Citizen Reporter

The Front Page

Who’s Telling My Story?

Interactive Resources

MyWorld (licensed resource)

Compose and Create

Overall Expectations

Students will extend their abilities to speak, write, and use other forms of representation to explore and present thoughts, feelings, and experiences in a variety of forms for a variety of purposes and audiences.

Specific Expectations

CC B 30.1 Create a range of visual, multimedia, oral, and written texts that explore:

  • identity (e.g., Sense of Self)
  • social responsibility (e.g., Social Criticism), and
  • social action (agency) (e.g., Addressing the Issues).

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Bias and Crime in Media

Celebrities and World Issues

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

First Person

Forensic Science Crime Dramas

Magazine Production

Making Media for Democratic Citizenship

Marketing to Teens: Gender Roles in Advertising

The Blockbuster Movie

The Price of Happiness

The Privacy Dilemma: Lesson Plan for Senior Classrooms

Watching the Elections

CC B 30.2 Create a visual or multimedia presentation that suits the topic, purpose, and audience; teaches others about a global social issue; and persuades them to act on the issue in a responsible manner.

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Bias and Crime in Media

Celebrities and World Issues

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

Magazine Production

Making Media for Democratic Citizenship

The Price of Happiness

The Privacy Dilemma: Lesson Plan for Senior Classrooms

CC B30.3 Create and defend an informed critical response to a global issue in formal (including a workshop presentation, a debate, and an oral reading of poetry or a prose passage related to the issue) and informal (including discussion and collaborative group work) situations.

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Diversity and Media Ownership

Free Speech and the Internet

Individuality vs. Conformity

Kellogg Special K Ads

Who’s Telling My Story?

CC B 30.4 Compose and create narrative, descriptive, expository, and persuasive writings that include a position paper, a comparative essay, a letter of inquiry, a critique of an author’s style, and a short story or essay that uses parody, satire, and/or irony.

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Bias in News Sources

Buy Nothing Day

Images of Learning

Marketing to Teens: Talking Back

Miscast and Seldom Seen

Movie Heroes and the Heroic Journey

Shaking the Movers: Youth Rights and Media

Suffragettes and Iron Ladies

The Citizen Reporter

The Pornography Debate: Controversy in Advertising

Violence on Film: The Ratings Game

Who’s Telling My Story?