Outcome Chart - Ontario - English 10 Applied

This outcome chart contains media-related learning outcomes from the Ontario, Curriculum for English, Grade 10, with links to supporting resources on the MediaSmarts site.

Understanding Media Texts

By the end of Grade 10, students will:

  • explain how both simple and complex media texts are created to suit particular purposes and audiences
  • interpret simple and complex media texts, identifying and explaining the overt and implied messages they convey
  • evaluate how effectively information, ideas, issues, and opinions are communicated in both simple and complex media texts and decide whether the texts achieve their intended purpose.
  • identify and explain different audience responses to selected media texts.
  • identify the perspectives and/or biases evident in both simple and complex media texts and comment on any questions they may raise about beliefs, values, identity, and power.
  • explain how several different production, marketing, and distribution factors influence the media industry.

Lessons that meet the Grade 10 expectations

Advertising

Alcohol

Internet

Media

Music

News Journalism Across the Media:

News is Not Just Black and White:

Newspapers

Privacy

Stereotyping

Television

Tobacco