Social Studies Overview

Many curricular expectations in Newfoundland and Labrador Social Studies courses relate to media and digital literacy. Media and digital literacy skills can be found in General Curriculum Outcomes such as Citizenship, Power and Governance; Culture and Diversity; Individuals, Societies, and Economic Decisions; People, Place and Environment; and Time, Continuity and Change.

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.)