Outcome Chart - British Columbia - Social Studies Grade 7

This outcome chart contains media education learning outcomes from the British Columbia, Grade 7 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)
  • Assess and compare the significance of people, places, events, and/or developments over time and place and from different perspectives (significance)
  • Ask questions and corroborate inferences about the content and origins of multiple sources (evidence)
  • Characterize different time periods in history and identify key turning points that marked periods of change (continuity and change)
  • Test and/or assess different geographic models and theories (continuity and change)
  • Determine the long- and short-term causes and the intended and unintended consequences of an event, decision, or development (cause and consequence)
  • Explain different perspectives on a past or present event or issue, including how changing values, worldviews, and beliefs have influenced perspectives (perspective)
  • Recognize and classify different value judgments, including ethical judgments, in a variety of sources (ethical judgment)

MediaSmarts Resources

Allies and Aliens

Behaving Ethically Online: Ethics and Values

Beyond Media Messages: Media Portrayal of Global Development

Bias and Crime in Media

Buy Nothing Day

Celebrities and World Issues

Cinema Cops

Cyberbullying and Civic Participation

Cyberbullying and the Law

Deconstructing Web Pages

Finding and Authenticating Online Information on Global Development Issues

Gender Messages in Alcohol Advertising

I heard it ‘round the Internet: Sexual health education and authenticating online information

Image Gap

Media Kids

Media literacy key concepts Lesson 3: Audiences negotiate meaning

Media literacy key concepts Lesson 4: Media have commercial implications

Media literacy key concepts Lesson 5: Media have social and political implications

Mirror Image

Perceptions of Youth and Crime

Promoting Ethical Behaviour Online: My Virtual Life

Put Your Best Face Forward

Stereotyping and Bias

Taming the Wild Wiki

That’s Not Cool

The Anatomy of Cool

The Girl in the Mirror

Understanding Cyberbullying : Virtual vs. Physical Worlds

Unpacking Privilege

Up, Up and Away? (TM)

What’s in a Word?

Student Tutorials (Licensed Resource)

A Day in the Life of the Jos

Passport to the Internet