This outcome chart contains media-related learning outcomes from the Saskatchewan Health Education curriculum with links to supporting resources on the MediaSmarts site. The foundational and learning objectives of the elementary health curriculum are not categorized by grade level, as it is intended that these objectives will be attained over the entire period from grade 1 to grade 5.
Develop the understanding, skills, and confidences necessary to take action to improve health
Distinguish between examples of real violence (e.g., schoolyard fights, shaking a baby, bullying) and fictional violence (e.g., cartoons, world wrestling entertainment, video games) and determine the influence of both on health and well-being.
Discuss examples of fictional violence (e.g., movies, video games, cartoons, world wrestling entertainment).
Investigate the influence of mass media on perceptions of violence (e.g., difficult to distinguish fiction from non-fiction, what is ‘normal’)
- Comparing Real Families to TV Families
- Eating Under the Rainbow
- Junk Food Jungle
- Looking At Food Advertising
- Packaging Tricks
- Prejudice and Body Image
- Rules of the Game
- Representing Ourselves Online