English as a Second Language

In the Newfoundland English as a second language curriculum, media literacy outcomes are included under the general outcomes requiring students to:

  • communicate information and ideas effectively and clearly, and to respond personally and critically
  • select, read and view with understanding a range of literature, information, media and visual arts
  • interpret, select and combine information using a variety of strategies, resources and technologies
  • respond critically to a range of texts, applying their understanding of language, form and genre
  • create texts collaboratively and independently, using a variety of forms for a range of audiences

(From the document English Second Language 1205: Curriculum Guide, 2012)

Click on a grade level under English as a Second Language 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.)