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271 resources with the keyterm media

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Current Events Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students investigate the current events and how the media reports them. They interpret information and determine the likelihood of its accuracy. Sections strengthen geography skills while investigating portions of the world experiencing...
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Animals in the Media

For Teachers 3rd - 9th
Sure to activate young minds, this resource asks learners to consider how media influences their personal points of view. Pupils examine how animals are portrayed in the media to understand why they feel the way they do about those...
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Idea-Noun Definition: Source Searching

For Teachers 11th - 12th
A great idea for showing language arts pupils the universality of themes, even in the real world! Have class members choose an idea-noun (peace, justice, war, love, etc.) at the beginning of the year or semester. They complete weekly...
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"The Merchants of Cool"

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Why are so many advertisements geared towards the teenage population? Watch a video with your class (link included), and have them fill out the attached listening guide. Then discuss persuasion, presenting biased information, and where...
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Using Informational Books: Index, Table of Contents & Alphabetical Order

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students recall and use previous knowledge of the library's reference and nonfiction sections. Also they utilize various forms of reference (encyclopedias & dictionaries) and nonfiction books.
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Media Timeline

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students study websites about the media and disabilities and identify places on a timeline where the media has influenced society with disabilities. In this disabilities lesson plan, students make a large timeline out of craft paper as a...
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Media Timeline

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students complete a media campaign worksheet about the awareness of people with disabilities. In this disabilities lesson plan, students write a campaign to reduce fear when making people aware of disabilities.
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Disability in the Media

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students look at websites about Down Syndrome and respond to how the media has impacted this disability on society. In this Down Syndrome lesson plan, students respond to different situations on worksheets. 
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Counteracting Media Stereotyping

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Discuss media stereotypes with your emerging consumers. They view a television program to identify gender bias. After discussing the clip as a class, each learner writes a story showing more equitable roles. Or consider having them...
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Media Literacy

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Elementary learners observe and discuss advertisements for tobacco and alcohol. They identify how advertisers place information in strategic spots and make their product look good. They choose an ad and fill out the attached form on...
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Media Literacy Skills

For Teachers 3rd
You're on camera! Third graders find a news story and research it to get more information. Everyone uses their found information to write a script and create their own news broadcast!
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That Is Not My Opinion!

For Teachers 12th
Being an informed citizen requires distinguishing fact from opinion and understanding persuasion methods. Secondary learners evaluate newspaper editorials. They read opinion pieces, identify the writer's purpose and position on an issue,...
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One Event: Different Perspectives

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students watch a video clip from "The Path to 9/11" and write a summary of one of the events depicted. Next, they read the 9/11 Commission Report to compare information from the report to that of the media clip. They chose one more print...
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Sports Personalities in Advertising

For Teachers 7th - 9th
During a series of four activities, class members examine and deconstruct advertising that features famous athletes. They determine target audiences, analyze ads, explore "emotional climate," and role play a meeting between a sports...
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Columbine Tapes: The Media's Right To Know

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research the Columbine tragedy. They read about the media role of watchdog on the government. Students discuss and debate how the media has been involved in the latest release of Columbine videos and other material.
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Presidential endorsements: Newspapers decide

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders collect, organize, evaluate and synthesize information from multiple sources in order to draw logical conclusions. They communicate this information using appropriate social studies terminology in oral, written or...
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Media Literacy Vocabulary Lesson

For Teachers K - 5th
Students participate in an introductory lesson that focuses on communication. The two types of extrapersonal and interpersonal are covered. The lesson uses questions in order to guide the class discussion and writing responses.
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Staying Informed

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify the various ways the American public can stay informed on the news. In groups, they brainstorm reasons why the public should not stick to one source for their news. They use this information to examine their own current...
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How Advertising Portrays Animals

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders investigate how advertisers portray animals. They focus on the treatment of the animals and help students to determine when messages are considered to be either positive or negative. The outcomes of treatment are looked...
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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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Sex Stereotypes in Society

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners analyze a collection of advertisements or photographs in a text or magazine and identify the stereotypes used or possible biases of the editors. They discuss how these stereotypes are formed, and the ways in which they impact...
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Shirin Neshat

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research the life of an artist to make a comprehensive analysis of works and how they were formed through personal beliefs of the artist. The influence upon culture is the focus of the investigation to be conducted.
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The Furry News: How to Make a Newspaper

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Pupils investigate the process of making a newspaper using children's literature to create context for the lesson. The readers are asked to predict the events of the story as it is read to them. Then the teacher uses guided questions for...
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Images of America--Analyzing Music Videos

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students compare the message of a songs lyrics to the images chosen to include in a video of that song, and search for deeper meaning in the choices.