Outcome Chart - Saskatchewan - English Language Arts Levels 30-B

This outcome chart contains media-related learning outcomes from the Saskatchewan, Grade 12 English Language Arts curriculum (ELA 30-B), with links to supporting resources on the MediaSmarts site.

Comprehend and Respond

Overall Expectations

Students will extend their abilities to view, listen to, read, comprehend, and respond to a variety of contemporary and traditional grade-appropriate texts in a variety of forms (oral, print, and other media) from First Nations, Métis, and other cultures for a variety of purposes including for learning, interest, and enjoyment.

Specific Expectations

CR B 30.1 View, listen to, read, comprehend, and respond to a variety of grade-appropriate international, including indigenous, texts that address:

  • identity (e.g., Sense of Self) • social responsibility (e.g., Social Criticism), and
  • social action (agency) (e.g., Addressing the Issues).

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CR B 30.2 View, comprehend, and evaluate critically a variety of visual and multimedia texts by international, including indigenous, artists and authors from various cultural communities, and identify how the texts address beliefs, values, and power.

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CR B 30.3 Listen to and comprehend grade-appropriate informational and literary texts created by international, including indigenous, speakers and authors, and analyze the perspectives, biases, beliefs, values, identities, and power presented in each text.

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CR B 30.4 Read and demonstrate comprehension of a range of contemporary and classical grade-appropriate informational (including position papers, magazine and newspaper articles, and electronic communications) and literary (including drama, novels, poetry, short stories, essays, biographies, and autobiographies) texts from various international, including indigenous, cultures and analyze the philosophical, ethical, and social influences that have shaped information, issues, characters, plots, and themes.

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Compose and Create

Overall Expectations

Students will extend their abilities to speak, write, and use other forms of representation to explore and present thoughts, feelings, and experiences in a variety of forms for a variety of purposes and audiences.

Specific Expectations

CC B 30.1 Create a range of visual, multimedia, oral, and written texts that explore:

  • identity (e.g., Sense of Self)
  • social responsibility (e.g., Social Criticism), and
  • social action (agency) (e.g., Addressing the Issues).

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CC B 30.2 Create a visual or multimedia presentation that suits the topic, purpose, and audience; teaches others about a global social issue; and persuades them to act on the issue in a responsible manner.

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CC B30.3 Create and defend an informed critical response to a global issue in formal (including a workshop presentation, a debate, and an oral reading of poetry or a prose passage related to the issue) and informal (including discussion and collaborative group work) situations.

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CC B 30.4 Compose and create narrative, descriptive, expository, and persuasive writings that include a position paper, a comparative essay, a letter of inquiry, a critique of an author’s style, and a short story or essay that uses parody, satire, and/or irony.

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