Outcome Chart - British Columbia - Social Studies Grade 3

This outcome chart contains media-related learning outcomes from the British Columbia, Grade 3, Social Studies curriculum, with links to supporting resources on the MediaSmarts site.

Curricular Competencies

Students will develop competencies needed to be active, informed citizens:

  • Use Social Studies inquiry processes (ask questions, gather, interpret and analyze ideas, and communicate findings and decisions)
  • Explain how and why people, events, and places are significant (significance)
  • Ask questions and make inferences about the content and features of different types of sources (evidence)
  • Determine continuities, changes, patterns, and trends between different time periods, places, and phenomena (continuity and change)
  • Determine multiple causes and consequences of an event, decision, or development (cause and consequence)
  • Examine reasons why people have different perspectives on people, places, issues, and events, and identify different perspectives on past or present people, places, issues, or events (perspective)
  • Make a value judgment about an event, decision, or action in their lives (ethical judgment)


MediaSmarts Resources

Adversmarts: Understanding Food Advertising Online

Co-Co’s Adversmarts

Comparing Real Families to TV Families

CyberSense and Nonsense: The Second Adventure of the Three CyberPigs

Facing TV Violence: Consequences and Media Violence

Facing TV Violence: Counting & Discussing Violence on the Screen

Facing TV Violence: Rewriting the Script

Favourite Sports and Athletes

Girls and Boys on Television

Healthy Food Web

Humour on Television

Introducing TV Families

Looking at Food Advertising

Prejudice and Body Image

Privacy Pirates

Representing Ourselves Online

Rules of the Game

So Many Choices!

TV Stereotypes

Villains, Heroes and Heroines

Violence in Sports