Information, Media, & Technology Teacher Resources

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"I am a Person of Character"

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders investigate the realm of mass media in an attempt to understand the roles of males and females. The research is compared to personal experience to formulate an educated opinion expressed in written and digital media.
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Learning Probability Through Media Arts

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders compare experimental results with predicted results. In this probability instructional activity, 4th graders list the different possible musical arrangements. They create a musical composition based on sequence given.
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Tricks of the Trade

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Examine the reality of political images and videos in the 21st century. In this media awareness lesson, pupils watch video segments and discuss the altered reality of images and videos. They then create their own commercials that have...
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Advertising Campaign Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Ask your class to market a product. After choosing a product, class members develop ad campaigns, make PowerPoint presentations, set a schedule and budget for their media, and design advertisements (print and other types). Tip: Allow...
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Technology and the Media

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are introduced to the roles and influence of technology and the media on American representative democracy. They examine the effects of the Internet on citizens' role in government and the role and effects of media on the...
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What Is Newsworthy?

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
What is news? What is newsworthy? Who decides and what criteria do they use? Introduce young journalists to the basics of reporting with this media literacy lesson.
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Information Shuffle

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Gather some information, print it onto sentence strips, and then have your class physically shuffle the cards to better understand the importance of organizational patterns in writing. Middle school learners examine information for a...
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Savvy Surfers: Website Evaluation and Media Literacy

For Teachers 6th Standards
Sixth graders strengthen their understanding of what a high quality website is composed of. Learners evaluate three websites for accuracy, credibility, and reliability by completing a chart.
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Today's Front Pages

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Take a close look at a number of newspapers with collection of lessons and activities. Using a poster (which can be found under the materials tab), learners examine the hard copy of a local newspaper. This leads into an exploration of...
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he Media and Social Justice Around the World

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students will activate literacy skills in internet medium, and will use reading, critical thinking and writing skills as they work with their groups to collect and organize information. The follow up activity will allow them to augment...
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Power of the Press - Time Line

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore the evolution of communication. In this media history instructional activity, students participate in a series of mini-lessons regarding the history of communication from the Gutenberg printing press to the Internet....
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What is Messenger Kids?

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Time for some kid-friendly social media! Is Messenger Kids really a fool-proof app? Young techies learn the ins and outs of a popular app using a video. Part of a large digital citizenship series, the resource highlights the features of...
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Weather in the News

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Tornadoes, blizzards, and hurricanes, oh my! In this lesson, meteorology majors compare stories of historical storms written by two or more different sources. As a result, they understand how the media portrays such catastrophes and...
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Intelligence of Authentic Character - News Coverage and John Brown's Raid

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The resource, a standalone, shows how news coverage of John Brown's Raid began when the event happened and how that reporting shaped perception in West Virginia history. The resource includes interesting anticipatory discussion...
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ICYouSee: A Lesson in Critical Thinking

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Stress the importance of authenticating online resources and understanding the sources of websites' information with this activity. Using a Web-based activity, the lesson prompts young learners to think critically about determining the...
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New Media Portraits

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students write descriptions of themselves. In this autobiographical writing lesson, students participate in a Media Arts Project by writing about themselves using different perspectives and incorporating similes, metaphor, and...
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Listen Up! PSA for Change

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
New ReviewChallenge scholars to speak up about a topic by creating a public service announcement or social media blitz about an issue they feel passionate about. Have them research their issues, then decide the best way to take their messages to...
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Stonewall and Beyond: Gay and Lesbian Issues

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Help learners understand their own biases and how their perspectives may have been influenced by biased media sources. They keep a journal while viewing videos, exploring websites, and engaging in class discussions related to gay and...
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Technology: Electronic Media

For Students 4th - 6th
In this electronic media worksheet, students examine examples. Students then respond to 10 short answer questions regarding the data.
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Evaluating Photos and Videos: Crash Course Navigating Digital Information #7

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
When it comes to viewing videos and photos on the Internet, seeing is not always believing. With part seven from the Crash Course: Navigating Digital Information series, scholars learn that even image-based evidence can be unreliable....
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Human Sexuality Unit

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders determine how mass media influences human sexuality by looking at advertisements for their sexual content and how the ads affect their decision making. After evaluating the advertisements in a PowerPoint presentation they...
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The Medium Shapes the Message

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Where do you get your news? Have learners examine four different publications and decide which one they would choose to read on their own time. The resource includes a list of publication types to supply and a worksheet for groups to...
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Mean Machines

For Students 4th Standards
Reinforce reading comprehension strategies and gain insight into cyberbullying with a worksheet that offers a brief informational text about a 13-year old girl's online experience and tips for handling cyberbullies. Scholars show what...
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Writing an Argument: Is Electronic Communication Helpful or Harmful?

For Students 7th Standards
Technology has undoubtedly improved the lives of people around the world—but has it improved communication? Seventh graders read two informative passages about the rise of texting and emailing versus in-person conversations before...