Outcome Chart - Alberta - Art Grade 7


Overall Expectations

Impact of Images

Students will understand that art reflects and affects cultural character.

Specific Expectations

Students will:

search for contemporary evidence relating to themes studied.


B. Authority, power or politics in contemporary society may be described in image form.

C. The ways people generate visual works can be influenced by a number of factors.

MediaSmarts Resources

Beyond Media Messages: Media Portrayal of Global Development

Buy Nothing Day

Celebrities and World Issues

Comic Book Characters

Cop Shows

Elections and the Media

Female Action Heroes

Gender Messages in Alcohol Advertising

How to Analyze the News

Media literacy key concepts Lesson 3: Audiences negotiate meaning

Media literacy key concepts Lesson 5: Media have social and political implications

Perceptions of Youth and Crime

Sports Personalities in Magazine Advertising

Television News

The Girl in the Mirror

TV Dads: Immature and Irresponsible?

Video Production of a Newscast