Outcome Chart - British Columbia - Social Studies Kindergarten

This outcome chart contains media-related learning outcomes from the British Columbia, Kindergarten, 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 the significance of personal or local events, objects, people, and places (significance)
  • Ask questions and make inferences about the content and features of different types of sources (evidence)
  • Sequence objects and events, and distinguish between things that have changed and things that have stayed the same (continuity and change)
  • Recognize causes and consequences of an event, decision, or development in their lives (cause and consequence)
  • Recognize that there may be different perspectives on people, places, issues, and events in their lives (perspective)
  • Identify positive and negative dimensions of an event, decision, or action in their lives (ethical judgment)

MediaSmarts Resources

Adversmarts: Introduction to Food Advertising Online

Co-Co’s Adversmarts

Internet Time Capsule

Can You Spot the Ad?

Finding Balance in Our Digital Lives

Rules of the Game

So Many Choices!



Students will know and understand the following Content related to Identity & Families:

  • ways in which individuals and families differ
  • their personal and family history
  • People, places, and events in their local community, including the Aboriginal community
  • Needs and wants of individuals and families
  • Rights, roles and responsibilities of individuals and groups

MediaSmarts Resources

Internet Time Capsule

Representing Ourselves Online

Rules of the Game