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37 resources with the concept public service announcements

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Crash Course: Media Literacy

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Viewers take a Crash Course in Media Literacy. They watch 12 videos that take them through media history, the positive and negative effects of media, and regulations and policies affecting media producers. The series aims to help viewers...
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Will You All Please Rise?

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
A three-lesson unit teaches fifth and sixth graders about the importance of participation in a democratic society. The first lesson focuses on the purpose of and importance of civic duty. The second lesson looks at the justice system and...
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Introduction to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Introduce high schoolers to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights with a four-lesson collection.  Class members watch videos, examine illustrations from the book We Are All Born Free, create a visual display promoting human rights,...
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Research Project Embedded with Media Literacy

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Here is a phenomenal language arts lesson on media literacy for your middle and high schoolers. In it, learners produce a research product in the form of a public service announcement (PSA). First, they view examples of these PSA's to...
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Public Service Announcements

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students work cooperatively to create a 30-second PSA that can air on alocal access cable channel, be shown to the school, or posted on a school website.
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Hey, Hey, What Do You Say... Let's Make a PSA

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners conceive, plan, and produce their own PSAs in the form of iMovie projects. Each PSA delivers a short but strong message on a topic of social interest.
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Success in Professional Careers

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Keep climbing the ladder to success. Scholars explore the topic of success in professional careers by viewing a PowerPoint, completing a KWHL chart, and participating in a role-playing activity. Next, they create a public service...
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Germs: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th
As part of their study of bacteria, viruses, fungi, and protozoa, middle schoolers create engaging public service announcements for preschool and kindergarten classes, teaching them how and when to wash their hands. To begin, class...
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Public Service Announcement: Civic Responsibility

For Teachers 5th
Get your message across. Scholars use their prior knowledge and artistic skills to create public service announcements. The project is designed to explain the importance of civic harmony and the responsibility of all citizens to...
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Global History: Enlightenment

For Teachers 9th - 10th
The core ideas of the Enlightenment—reason, knowledge, and freedom—represented a rebellion against the despotic control of absolute monarchs. As part of the study of the movement, class members assume the voice or either a monarch or an...
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Using Drama to Address Social Justice Issues in School and the Community

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Artists, musicians, and dramatists have long been the leaders in the quest for social justice. To gain an understanding of the power of the arts to address social issues, class members listen to a reading of Drew Daywalt's The Day the...
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Video Interpretations of the UDHR

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How can people better understand their rights? Scholars explore the question with the second of four installments in the Introduction to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights lesson plan series. Learners watch and write descriptions...
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Influence and Persuasion: Crash Course Media Literacy #6

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Heard any good jingles lately? Chances are, you thought of several while you read this! Part of an extensive media literacy series, the video explores the world of advertising. Viewers see examples of different types of advertising,...
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This is How the World Ends

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Is this the end of the world as we know it? Pupils prepare for a coronal mass ejection during a lesson from the K20 series. The activity combines video and Internet research in a collaborative assignment that focuses on public safety...
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Understanding the Basics of Advertising

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Commercial breaks are a time to get up, stretch, and get a snack—but not so fast! Those advertisements are full of rhetorical devices, persuasive arguments, and media messages. Instead of fast-forwarding through the commercials this...
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Lesson Plan for Media Literacy

For Teachers 4th Standards
Fourth graders analyze posters that communicate an "active living" message, otherwise known as a public service announcement. Children identify techniques that are used in creating media texts including topic, purpose, and...
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Don't Let the Earth Down

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Writing a persuasive argument starts with a clear thesis. Using this resource, your class will write a persuasive paper on a conservation issue. They will then transform their argument into a 30-second public service announcement. If...
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Human Interactions with Living Systems

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Middle schoolers work in groups to research how humans impact living systems. After selecting a topic the group feels is interesting and urgent, they use the media center’s resources to collect data and prepare a three-minute iMovie...
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Don't Drink and Drive: Assessing the Effectiveness of Anti-Drinking Campaigns

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Have your class explore alcohol awareness public service announcements. Provided are a detailed plan and a complete set of materials for doing just this. Learners are exposed to a series of approaches and advertisements and decide which...
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Measures To Combat Mad Cow Disease

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers read an article at CNNfyi.com about Mad Cow disease. They identify and explain bovine spongiform encephalopathy and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. They formulate ways to combat mad cow disease.
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Invasive Species

For Teachers 7th Standards
Aliens aren't the only things that could invade Earth. In fact, there may be an invasive organism right in your backyard! In the activity, middle school learners explore invasive species by studying their impacts on ecosystems and...
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“Pardon This Interruption-Columbus Has Landed!!!”

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research, design, rehearse, record, and present a 60 second Public Service Announcement, based on Columbus' arrival in the America. The students, working in groups, utilize the design process in creating their PSA. This...
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Health Bytes Film Festival

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students analyze an issue that affects the health of people in our society and demonstrate how to promote positive health practices within the school and the community.
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What Is Bullying?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students create a public service announcement against bullying. In this bullying lesson plan, students read news articles and compare cyber bullying to bullying in person.