This outcome chart contains media-related learning outcomes from the Saskatchewan, Grade 6 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
Evaluate and represent personal beliefs and values by determining how culture and place influence them.
Develop an understanding that global interdependence impacts individual daily life in Canada and a selection of countries bordering the Atlantic Ocean
Research ways in which cultural traditions, celebrations, art, music, literature, drama, and sport have influenced intercultural understanding
Become aware and describe the role of key international agencies in protecting human welfare, especially that of children and youth (e.g., United Nations, UNICEF, UNESCO, Amnesty International, Médecins sans frontières, United Nations High Commission for Refugees, international indigenous organizations, faith-based international development organizations)
- Activity One: Looking Through the Lenses
- Activity Two: Whose Lenses? How Mass Media Portray Global Development
- Activity Three: Adjusting the Focus
- Media Literacy for Development & Children’s Rights
Resources and Wealth
Contribute to initiating and guiding change in local and global communities regarding environmental, social, and economic sustainability.
Represent through visual art, music, dance, writing, or other representation the contribution of individuals and communities to initiate change that supports sustainability.
Investigate how individual local consumer choices may affect people elsewhere in the world (e.g., child labour, enslavement, sweat shops, consumption of scarce resources, prosperity through employment).
Develop an action plan for harmonizing one’s personal lifestyle with collective needs regarding social, environmental, and economic sustainability.