Health Education Overview

In the Newfoundland and Labrador Health Education Framework, media literacy outcomes can be found in General Curriculum Outcome 1(Students will demonstrate an understanding of the aspects of their health and the issues and challenges which impact health and well-being) and General Curriculum Outcome 2 (Students will demonstrate the capability/ability to use skills, resources, and processes to create conditions and take actions that promote their health and that of the family) as well as many specific curriculum expectations.

Click on a grade level under Health Education for a list of media-related outcomes and links to supporting resources from the MediaSmarts site. (Note: as many of our lessons can be adapted to suit different grade levels, specific lessons may be listed for more than one grade. Teachers should also note that individual lessons often satisfy a number of learning outcomes.)