Outcome Chart - British Columbia - Social Studies Grade 11

This outcome chart contains media education learning outcomes from the British Columbia, Grade 11 Social Studies 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


  • demonstrate effective research skills, including:
    - accessing information
    - collecting data
    - evaluating data
    - organizing information
    - presenting information
    - citing 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!


  • demonstrate understanding of the political spectrum
  • describe major provisions of the Canadian constitution, including the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and assess its impact on Canadian society


Political Cartoons

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

Free Speech and the Internet

Challenging Hate Online

Online Propaganda and the Proliferation of Hate