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12 resources with the keyterm cross media analysis

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Grapes of Wrath: Setting up Historical Context

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Discuss life in the 1930s in relation to the Dust Bowl and Great Depression, then do a cross-media analysis. Here you'll find background information on film maker John Ford, writer John Steinbeck, and 1930s America. You can compare the...
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Lesson: Unfolding Water Lilies

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Comparing two different artistic mediums can be a welcome challenge. Learners compare Monet's The Water Lily Pond to three nature-inspired poems. They consider how each art form is interrelated, descriptive, and expressive. They then...
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Lesson: That Long Jakes

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Cross-media analysis takes time and attention to detail. The class analyzes the painting Long Jakes and the poem "Backward Bill." They pay attention to the similarities and differences in each piece, looking for details that describe the...
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My Story and History: Peeking into the Past with Paintings

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Consider how you can use a visual source, such as a painting, to learn about a historical time or event. Young learners discuss primary sources and how they differ from secondary sources, then analyze the painting Mother and Child by...
2 In 2 Collections
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Two Sides to Every Story: Day 1

For Teachers 7th Standards
The Vietnam war protests affected every aspect of 20th century mainstream culture. Seventh graders watch various protests and analyze how each one could have influenced shifts in music and verse. They read the short story "Stop the Sun"...
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Two Sides to Every Story: Unit 1 Task 1

For Teachers 7th Standards
The Vietnam Era produced a lot of media and texts that portrayed the events in lot of different ways. Kids take a look at historical perspectives and how they have been conveyed by various people. They use a variety of informational and...
1 In 1 Collection
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Two Sides to Every Story: Day 4 and 5 (Part 2)

For Teachers 7th Standards
There really are two sides to every story! Seventh graders analyze various texts and media types to compare and contrast how perspective is conveyed. The fourth and fifth days of the unit focus on learners writing first drafts of a...
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Two Sides to Every Story: Task 3

For Teachers 7th - 7th Standards
Middle schoolers learn how to compose a compare and contrast paragraph based on analyzing two or more perspectives of a single historical event. They watch a video, read a shot story and a poem about Rosa Parks. They discuss how word...
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Two Sides to Every Story: Days 1-5

For Teachers 7th Standards
Five days of lesson planning, done. Seventh graders develop strong cross textual and cross media analysis skills while learning about the Vietnam Era. They view a video and discuss the Vietnam War, explore vocabulary, compare two texts...
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Two Sides to Every Story: Task 2 Day 1-2

For Teachers 7th
Learners take a critical look at three perspectives of a single event. They read a biography of Rosa Parks, view a video describing her plight, then read a poem about her. They take notes and discuss the similarities and differences they...
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Perspectives and Point of View: Engaging Scenario Unit 1

For Teachers 6th Standards
In groups Middle schoolers work together to analyze texts and author's perspective across media types. They read the Langston Hughes poem, "I Look at the World" and speeches from JFK and MLK. They create a multi-media presentation...
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Lincoln Frees the Slaves

For Students 5th - 7th
Read about Abraham Lincoln, slavery, and the Civil War, then analyze a quote and a painting. Learners read the provided background information then answer three questions related to Lincoln's views of the Civil War. They analyze a...