Curriculum Links

In the QEP, the term 'text' includes media productions of all kinds, called media texts. Thus, producing media texts is a fundamental part of students' learning experience and not just a 'nice to have' element. On this page you will find sample media production ideas, as well as relevant excerpts of the QEP.

Ideas for Cycle 1 Elementary

Ideas Subject Links
Simple recipe videos or animations ELA
*the ELA programme is holistic and does not lend itself to piecemeal selection, see complete program for a better overview
C2 - To write self-expressive, narrative and information-based texts
C3 - To represent his/her literacy in different media
Essential Knowledges
  • Required Texts - information-based texts in a variety of genres and formats
  • Strategies for Constructing Meaning
  • Response and Media
  • Production Process
  • Self-Evaluation
Science and Technology
C1 - To explore the world of science and technology
Essential Knowledges - Learnings
  • Classification of objects according to their properties and characteristics
  • Conservation of matter
  • Mixtures
  • Solid, liquid, gaseous state
  • Food production techniques
Mathematics
C3 - To communicate using mathematical language
  • Fractions related to the student's everyday life
  • Vocabulary: Add, as many as, as much as, half, one third, quarter, more, less,
Documenting plant growth over time Science and Technology
C1 - To explore the world of science and technology
Essential Knowledges - Learnings
  • Classification of objects according to their properties and characteristics
  • Plant growth (needs of a plant)
  • Consumption of living things
ELA
*the ELA programme is holistic and does not lend itself to piecemeal selection, see complete program for a better overview
C2 - To write self-expressive, narrative and information-based texts
C3 - To represent his/her literacy in different media
Essential Knowledges
  • Required Texts - information-based texts in a variety of genres and formats
  • Strategies for Constructing Meaning
  • Response and Media
  • Production Process
  • Self-Evaluation
Telling/retelling a story with original illustrations ELA
*the ELA programme is holistic and does not lend itself to piecemeal selection, see complete program for a better overview
C2 - To write self-expressive, narrative and information-based texts
C3 - To represent his/her literacy in different media
Essential Knowledges
  • Required Texts - narrative texts in a variety of genres and formats
  • Strategies for Constructing Meaning
  • Response and Media
  • Production Process
  • Self-Evaluation
Visual Arts
C1 or C2 - To produce personal/media works
Essential Knowledges - Learnings
  • Transforming gestures - Freehand drawing, applying coloured pigments, some gestures performed on computer
  • Tools - Mouse and electronic pen
  • Language - Rounded shapes, angular shapes, thick, thin, primary colours, light and dark, repetition, enumeration

General Ideas - Elementary

Ideas Subject Links
Anti-bullying PSA (or anti-violence, anti-smoking, etc) ELA
*the ELA programme is holistic and does not lend itself to piecemeal selection, see complete program for a better overview
C2 - To write self-expressive, narrative and information-based texts
C3 - To represent his/her literacy in different media
Essential Knowledges
  • Required Texts - information-based texts in a variety of genres and formats
  • Strategies for Constructing Meaning
  • Response and Media
  • Production Process
  • Self-Evaluation
Ethics and Religious Culture
C1 - Reflects on ethical questions
C3 - Engages in dialogue
See Resources to be Mobilized and Program Content for more
Mathematics
C3 - To communicate using mathematical language
Essential Knowledges
  • Statistics (all points)
Healthy Living Campaign Science and Technology
C2 - To make the most of scientific and technological tools, objects and procedures
ELA
*the ELA programme is holistic and does not lend itself to piecemeal selection, see complete program for a better overview
C2 - To write self-expressive, narrative and information-based texts
C3 - To represent his/her literacy in different media
Essential Knowledges
  • Required Texts - information-based texts in a variety of genres and formats
  • Strategies for Constructing Meaning
  • Response and Media
  • Production Process
  • Self-Evaluation