Outcome Chart - British Columbia - English Language Arts 12

This outcome chart contains media-related learning outcomes from the BC English Language Arts Grade 12 curriculum, with links to supporting resources on the MediaSmarts site.

It is expected that students will:

Reading and Viewing

Purposes (Reading and Viewing)

View, both collaboratively and independently, to comprehend a variety of visual texts with increasing complexity and subtlety of ideas and form, such as

  • broadcast media
  • web sites
  • graphic novels
  • film and video
  • photographs
  • art
  • visual components of print media
  • student-generated material

 

Lessons

Celebrities and World Issues

Deconstructing Web Pages

Kellogg Special K Ads

Crime in the News

Crime Drama Unit:

- Lesson One: Crime Perceptions Quiz

- Lesson Two: Viewing a Crime Drama

- Lesson Three: Scripting a Crime Drama

- Lesson Four: Comparing Crime Dramas

Sex in Advertising

The Pornography Debate: Controversy in Advertising

Advertising and Male Violence

You Be the Editor

Suffragettes and Iron Ladies

The Privacy Dilemma

Who Knows? Your Privacy in the Information Age

News is not Just Black and White: Fact Versus Opinion

Bias

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

Broadcasting Codes

Violence on Television

The Function of Music

Defining Pop Culture

Individuality vs. Conformity

Popular Music and Music Videos

The Newspaper Front Page

Bias in the News

Fact Versus Opinion

Movie Heroes and the Heroic Journey

Cinema Cops

Student Tutorial (Licensed Resource)

MyWorld: A digital literacy tutorial for secondary students

Strategies (Reading and Viewing)

During reading and viewing, select, adapt, and apply a range of strategies to construct, monitor, and confirm meaning, including

  • comparing and refining predictions, questions, images, and connections
  • making inferences and drawing conclusions
  • summarizing and paraphrasing
  • using text features
  • determining the meaning of unknown words and phrases
  • clarifying meaning

After reading and viewing, select, adapt, and apply a range of strategies to extend and confirm meaning and to consider author’s craft, including

  • reflecting on predictions, questions, images, and connections made during reading
  • reviewing text and purpose for reading
  • making inferences and drawing conclusions
  • summarizing, synthesizing, and applying ideas
  • identifying stylistic techniques

 

Lessons

Deconstructing Web Pages

Kellogg Special K Ads

Crime in the News

Crime Drama Unit:

- Lesson One: Crime Perceptions Quiz

- Lesson Two: Viewing a Crime Drama

- Lesson Three: Scripting a Crime Drama

- Lesson Four: Comparing Crime Dramas

Sex in Advertising

The Pornography Debate: Controversy in Advertising

Advertising and Male Violence

You Be the Editor

The Privacy Dilemma

Who Knows? Your Privacy in the Information Age

News is not Just Black and White: Fact Versus Opinion

Bias

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

Broadcasting Codes

Violence on Television

The Function of Music

Defining Pop Culture

Individuality vs. Conformity

Popular Music and Music Videos

The Newspaper Front Page

Bias in the News

Fact Versus Opinion

Movie Heroes and the Heroic Journey

Cinema Cops

Student Tutorial (Licensed Resource)

MyWorld: A digital literacy tutorial for secondary students

Thinking (Reading and Viewing)

Interpret, analyse, and evaluate ideas and information from texts, by

  • critiquing logic and quality of evidence
  • identifying and describing diverse voices
  • critiquing perspectives
  • identifying and challenging bias, contradictions, distortions and non-represented perspectives
  • explaining the importance and impact of social, political, and historical contexts

Synthesize and extend thinking about texts, by

  • personalizing ideas and information
  • explaining relationships among ideas and information
  • applying new ideas and information
  • transforming existing ideas and information
  • contextualizing ideas and information

 

Lessons

Beyond Media Messages: Media Portrayal of Global Development

Celebrities and World Issues

Finding and Authenticating Online Information on Global Development Issues

Kellogg Special K Ads

Crime in the News

Crime Drama Unit:

- Lesson One: Crime Perceptions Quiz

- Lesson Two: Viewing a Crime Drama

- Lesson Three: Scripting a Crime Drama

- Lesson Four: Comparing Crime Dramas

Sex in Advertising

The Pornography Debate: Controversy in Advertising

Advertising and Male Violence

You Be the Editor

Who Knows? Your Privacy in the Information Age

News is not Just Black and White: Fact Versus Opinion

Bias

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

Broadcasting Codes

Violence on Television

The Function of Music

Defining Pop Culture

Individuality vs. Conformity

Popular Music and Music Videos

The Newspaper Front Page

Bias in the News

Fact Versus Opinion

Movie Heroes and the Heroic Journey

Cinema Cops

Suffragettes and Iron Ladies

Student Tutorial (Licensed Resource)

MyWorld: A digital literacy tutorial for secondary students

Features (Reading and Viewing)

Recognize and explain how structures and features of text shape readers’ and viewers’ construction of meaning and appreciation of the author’s craft, including

  • form and genre
  • functions of text
  • literary elements
  • literary devices
  • use of language
  • non-fiction elements
  • visual/artistic devices

Lessons

Beyond Media Messages: Media Portrayal of Global Development

Celebrities and World Issues

Finding and Authenticating Online Information on Global Development Issues

Kellogg Special K Ads

Crime in the News

Crime Drama Unit:

- Lesson One: Crime Perceptions Quiz

- Lesson Two: Viewing a Crime Drama

- Lesson Three: Scripting a Crime Drama

- Lesson Four: Comparing Crime Dramas

Sex in Advertising

The Pornography Debate: Controversy in Advertising

You Be the Editor

Who Knows? Your Privacy in the Information Age

News is not Just Black and White: Fact Versus Opinion

Bias

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

Broadcasting Codes

Violence on Television

The Function of Music

Defining Pop Culture

Individuality vs. Conformity

Popular Music and Music Videos

The Newspaper Front Page

Bias in the News

Fact Versus Opinion

Movie Heroes and the Heroic Journey

Cinema Cops

Student Tutorial (Licensed Resource)

MyWorld: A digital literacy tutorial for secondary students  

  Writing and Representing

Strategies (Writing and Representing)

Select, adapt, and apply a range of drafting and composing strategies while writing and representing, including

  • using a variety of sources to collect ideas and information
  • generating text
  • organizing and synthesizing ideas and information
  • analysing writing samples or models
  • creating and consulting criteria

Select, adapt, and apply a range of strategies to revise, edit, and publish writing and representing, including

  • checking work against established criteria
  • enhancing supporting details and examples
  • refining specific aspects and features of text
  • proofreading

 

 

Lessons

Finding and Authenticating Online Information on Global Development Issues

Magazine Production

The Broadcast Project

Camera Shots

Scripting a Crime Drama

Violence on Television

Television Newscasts

Marketing to Teens: Talking Back

Student Tutorial (Licensed Resource)

MyWorld: A digital literacy tutorial for secondary students