Outcome Chart - British Columbia - History Grade 12

This outcome chart contains media-related learning outcomes from the British Columbia, Grade 12 History curriculum, with links to supporting resources on the MediaSmarts site.

It is expected that students will:

Citizenship in Canada

The political processes are influenced by a variety of groups in the community

  • Examine how television and other media are used to create images, communicate demands, disseminate policies and ideas

Rights and responsibilities are associated with citizenship
Examine rights (individual and collective) in Canadian society:

  • human
  • civil
  • legal
  • minority
  • economic
  • cultural
  • language
  • political


Cyberbullying and Civic Participation

Making Media for Democratic Citizenship

Suffragettes and Iron Ladies

Free Speech and the Internet

Challenging Hate Online

Online Propaganda and the Proliferation of Hate


Parents’ Guide to Cyberbullying

The Study of History

  • analyse historical evidence to:
  • assess reliability
  • distinguish between primary and secondary sources
  • identify bias and point of view
  • corroborate evidence demonstrate the ability to conduct research using print, non-print, and electronic sources


Beyond Media Messages: Media Portrayal of Global Development

Free Speech and the Internet

Challenging Hate Online

Celebrities and World Issues

Deconstructing Web Pages

Finding and Authenticating Online Information on Global Development Issues

How to Analyze the News

ICYouSee: A Lesson in Critical Thinking

News and Newspapers: Across the Curriculum

News Journalism Across the Media: Introduction

Perceptions of Youth and Crime

Television News


Fact Versus Opinion

The Front Page

Hoax? Scholarly Research? Personal Opinion? You Decide!

Progress and Uncertainy: 1963-1991 (III)


  • describe the effects of computer technology on society



What Students Need to Know about Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy

Hoax? Scholarly Research? Personal Opinion? You Decide!