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Design careers

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders are assigned to research the roles and responsibilities of technical personnel in drama/theatre, film/video, or broadcast media. Roles included are costume designer, makeup designer, properties master/mistress and...
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Identifying High-Quality Sites

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Use a Huffington Post article focused on false pictures of Hurricane Sandy to launch a discussion about the reliability of online information. Groups compare and contrast how print and broadcast media regulate data gathering with the...
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Should we believe everything we read? Becoming a discerning consumer of media

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Class members investigate the role media should play in a healthy democracy. As part of this study, groups analyze political advertising, use FactCheck to assess not only the veracity of but the persuasions techniques used in candidates'...
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Editorial Writing: What's On Your Mind

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students write an editorial column for a newspaper. For this journalism lesson, students discuss and analyze editorials in print and broadcast media. Students will compare the differences in these two formats of editorial pieces and then...
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The Electric Experience

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students investigate the effects of television and radio on culture. For this journalism lesson, students consider how electronic media has shaped journalism as they create timelines that feature the changes and compare and contrast...
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Critical Thinking About Terminology Related to Islam and Muslims

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders distinguish between terminology related to Islam and Muslims. They explain how regions are defined and the types and organization of regional systems. They identify human and physical changes in regions and the factors...
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A New Kind of News

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Newspapers and broadcast news. Social media, blogs, and blogospheres. Class members generate a list of news sources they use to get information about events. The big idea here is to introduce the necessary vocabulary and to establish a...
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The Power of One: Convergence in Scholastic Media

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils explore the different forms of media utilized by journalism including writing, photography, video, sound and the Internet. For this journalism lesson, students compare and contrast the ways in which information is presented...
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Media Bias

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Students analyze mass media to analyze media bias. In this media bias lesson, students read example situations and definitions about media bias. Students read and discuss how to be aware of media bias.
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Can I Be Swayed?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify loaded words and examples of bias in print media. They describe how media can be used to manipulate public opinion. Students identify examples of interest groups that use media to sway public opinion in order to impact...
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Playwriting: Getting Ideas

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders explore ideas for a short play. Ideas are generated through improvisation, articles, quotes, writing exercises, and current events. As playwrights, 10th graders discover the techniques used to develop complex characters...
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The Role of the Media

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students analyze the role of media in the Gulf War after watching a video series. They participate in a small group simulating a specific group from the film. They discuss issues with their group and then participate in a whole class...
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International Trafficking of Women to the US

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Learners develop an understanding of the problems of the illegal international trafficking of women into the U.S. They locate nations where trafficking originates. They explain their solutions to the problem in short essay format.

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