Outcome Chart - Saskatchewan - Cross Curricular Comptencies K-12

This outcome chart contains media-related learning outcomes from the Saskatchewan, Cross Curricular Competencies K-12, with links to supporting resources on the MediaSmarts site.

Developing Thinking

Overall Expectations

Think and learn contextually

Think and learn creatively

Think and learn critically

Specific Expectations

  • Apply prior knowledge, experiences, and the ideas of self and others in new contexts
  • Analyze connections or relationships within and/or among ideas, experiences, or natural and constructed objects
  • Recognize that a context is a complex whole made of parts
  • Analyze a particular context for the ways that parts influence each other and create the whole
  • Explore norms, concepts, situations, and experiences from several perspectives, theoretical frameworks, and worldviews.
  • Show curiosity and interest in the world, new experiences, materials, and puzzling or surprising events
  • Experiment with ideas, hypotheses, educated guesses, and intuitive thoughts
  • Explore complex systems and issues using a variety of approaches such as models, simulations, movement, self-reflection, and inquiry
  • Create or re-design objects, designs, models, patterns, relationships
  • Analyze and critique objects, events, experiences, ideas, theories, expressions, situations, and other phenomena
  • Distinguish among facts, opinions, beliefs, and preferences
  • Apply various criteria to assess ideas, evidence, arguments, motives, and actions
  • Apply, evaluate, and respond to differing strategies for solving problems and making decisions
  • Analyze factors that influence self and others’ assumptions and abilities to think deeply, clearly, and fairly.

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Developing Identity and Interdependence

Overall Expectations

Understand, value, and care for oneself (intellectually, emotionally, physically, spiritually)

Understand, value, and care for others

Understand and value social, economic, and environmental interdependence and sustainability

Specific Expectations

  • Recognize that cultural and linguistic backgrounds, norms, and experiences influence identity, beliefs, values, and behaviours
  • Develop skills, understandings, and confidence to make conscious
  • Learn about various peoples and cultures
  • Recognize and respect that people have values and worldviews that may or may not align with one’s own values and beliefs
  • Analyze how one’s thinking, choices, and behaviours affect living and non-living things, now and in the future
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Developing Literacies

Overall Expectations

Construct knowledge related to various literacies
Explore and interpret the world using various literacies

Express understanding and communicate meaning using various literacies

Specific Expectations

  • Acknowledge the importance of multiple literacies in everyday life
  • Understand that literacies can involve words, images, numbers, sounds, movements, and other representations and that these can have different interpretations and meanings
  • Examine the interrelationships between literacies and knowledge, culture, and values
  • Evaluate the ideas and information found in a variety of sources (e.g., people, databases, natural and constructed environments)
  • Access and use appropriate technologies to investigate ideas and deepen understanding in all areas of study.
  • Inquire and make sense of ideas and experiences using a variety of strategies, perspectives, resources, and technologies
  • Select and critically evaluate information sources and tools (including digital) based on the appropriateness to specific tasks
  • Use various literacies to challenge and question understandings and interpretations
  • Interpret qualitative and quantitative data (including personally collected data) found in textual, aural, and visual information gathered from various media sources
  • Use ideas and technologies in ways that contribute to creating new insight.
  • Create, compute, and communicate using a variety of materials, strategies, and technologies to express understanding of ideas and experiences
  • Respond responsibly and ethically to others using various literacies
  • Determine and use the languages, concepts, and processes that are particular to a discipline when developing ideas and presentations
  • Communicate ideas, experiences, and information in ways that are inclusive, understandable, and useful to others
  • Select and use appropriate technologies in order to communicate effectively and ethically.

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Developing Social Responsibility

Overall Expectations

Use moral reasoning process

Understand, value, and care for others

Understand and value social, economic, and environmental interdependence and sustainability

Take social action

Specific Expectations

  • Evaluate the possible consequences of a course of action on self, others, and the environment in a particular situation
  • Consider the implications of a course of action when applied to other situations
  • Consistently apply fundamental moral values such as “respect for all”
  • Demonstrate a principle-based approach to moral reasoning
  • Examine how values and principles have been and continue to be used by persons and cultures to guide conduct and behaviour.
  • Demonstrate respect for and commitment to human rights, treaty rights, and environmental sustainability
  • Support individuals in making contributions toward achieving a goal
  • Take responsible action to change perceived inequities or injustice for self and others.

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