Outcome Chart - Ontario - English as a Second Language A

This outcome chart contains media education learning outcomes from the English as a Second Language A curriculum, with links to supporting resources on the MediaSmarts site.

It is expected that students will:

Socio-Cultural Competence And Media Literacy

Overall Expectations

By the end of this course, students will:

4. demonstrate an understanding of, interpret, and create a variety of media texts.

Specific Expectations

Demonstrating Media Knowledge and Skills

By the end of this course, students will:

Understanding Media Texts
4.1 view, read, and listen to simple media texts to obtain information and complete assigned tasks (e.g., report the weather as forecast on television; compile sports scores from the newspaper; obtain transportation schedules from websites; scan flyers to price school supplies)

Interpreting Media Texts
4.2 identify the purpose and intended audience of a few different types of media texts (e.g., advertising flyers, travel brochures, settlement services pamphlets, DVDs, websites)

Creating Media Texts
4.3 create simple media texts for a few different purposes (e.g., posters or brochures about the school or community, a collage on first impressions of Canada)



Beyond Media Messages: Media Portrayal of Global Development

Comparing Crime Dramas

Crime in the News

Defining Popular Culture

Don’t Drink and Drive: Assessing the Effectiveness of Anti-Drinking Campaigns

Fact Versus Opinion

How to Analyze the News

Learning Gender Stereotypes

Magazine Production

Marketing to Teens: Marketing Tactics

Marketing to Teens: Parody Ads

Movie Heroes and the Heroic Journey

News Journalism Across the Media

Scripting a Crime Drama

Sex in Advertising

Television News

Television Newscasts

TV Dads: Immature and Irresponsible?

Video Production of a Newscast

Viewing a Crime Drama

Writing a Newspaper Article

You Be the Editor