Outcome Chart - Saskatchewan - Social Studies 1

This outcome chart contains media-related learning outcomes from the Saskatchewan, Grade 1 Social Studies curriculum, with links to supporting resources on the MediaSmarts site.

Examine the local, indigenous, and global interactions and interdependence of individuals, societies, cultures, and nations

Overall Expectations

Discuss cultural diversity in the family and classroom, including exploration of similarities and differences.

Assess ways in which relationships help to meet human needs.

Specific Expectations

Recognize that families are varied and diverse.

Explore the diversity of ways of life for families (e.g., language, clothing, food, art, celebrations).

Identify ways in which families are similar and ways in which families are different.

Identify the groups to which individuals belong, and the needs met by membership within a group (e.g., family, class, team, activity, or faith group).

Compare how various groups, including family, classmates, friends, and significant adults within students’ lives, contribute to meeting needs.

Illustrate relationships that could meet needs in a fashion similar to a family relationship (e.g., Treaty, business partnership, team membership).


Investigate the processes and structures of power and authority, and the implications for individuals, communities, and nations

Overall Expectations

Analyze actions and practices in the family, classroom, and on the playground that support peace and harmony, including rules and decision-making processes.

Analyze the causes of disharmony and ways of returning to harmony.

Specific Expectations

Describe personal actions in the family and classroom that promote peace and harmony (e.g., sharing, taking turns, using sensitive word choices).

Describe ways in which people may influence the students’ lives at home and at school, and ways in which each student may influence the lives of others.

Explain purposes of rules in the family and school.

Share examples of rules in students’ families and the school.

Describe rights and responsibilities in the classroom and playground.

Illustrate how individual rights and responsibilities are related to a social environment of peace and harmony.

Participate in the creation of rules for classroom tasks or activities.

Illustrate how peace and harmony are exemplified in the classroom, playground, and family.