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Television CensorChip

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Explore the current television rating system, its content descriptors, and the new V-chip technology that more readily allow parents to control their child's television viewing. Help learners develop a survey that will determine the pros...
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Truth or Money

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Two compelling texts about tobacco companies' influence over editorial content in print media introduce readers to the concept of advertising censorship. After study and discussion, class members compose a mock "final column" by a...
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Ban That Book!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Take advantage of Banned Book Week to pique high schoolers' interest and get them reading! Create a classroom display of previously banned books and allow each member of your class to choose one to read. After they have read their book,...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Google vs. China

For Students 9th - 12th
Censorship remains a hot topic among teens. Evoke heated discussion with this political cartoon analysis handout, which features 2 cartoons focused on China's internet censorship. Background information gives pupils a brief description...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Syrian Government Censorship

For Students 9th - 12th
Approach censorship through the controversy of the Syrian government's violence against kidnapped cartoonist Ali Ferzat. Background information gives learners context of the issue, and a link offers further media coverage of the event....
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Children's Media and Censorship

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers form opinions about children and television censorship after analyzing literature. They complete a journal writing activity to identify the topic and make a list of inappropriate television shows for children. Next, they...
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Humor Theories

For Teachers Higher Ed
Providing ample examples of humor in literature, psychology, and sociology, this presentation studies the concept and function of humor in society today. Covering what is classically "funny" and what is not, and why, the slideshow will...
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Censorship In Fahrenheit 451

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders explore the concept of censorship through a reading of Fahrenheit 451. They discuss the issue and its relation to contemporary society. Students work in groups to debate the pros and cons of censorship in our society.
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Fahrenheit 451: KWHL Strategy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Turn your readers into "examiners, critics, knowers, and imaginative creators," with a KWHL strategy designed for Fahrenheit 451. Individuals fill out a KWHL graphic organizer about censorship and then share responses with a group. The...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Censorship, Silencing an Anti-War Voice

For Students 8th - 12th
In this primary source analysis worksheet, students analyze political cartoons with anti-war messages and respond to 5 talking point questions.
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Hazelwood v. Kuhlmeier (1988)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the concept of student press rights. In this case study activity, students read excerpts of Hazelwood v. Kuhlmeier. Students then complete the provided worksheet activities and determine whether they agree with the...
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Overcoming Censorship Through Art

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students create an art piece that expresses their opinions while circumventing hypothetical government restrictions in this lesson on art and government censorship. Emphasis is placed upon historical instances of censorship around the...
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A Picture is Worth How Many (unfiltered) Words?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore Google search engine in and out of China, examine events surrounding confrontation at Tiananmen Square between Chinese forces and the Tank Man, and discuss how censorship affects what the media reports and what the...
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Debate: Press Censorship

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Young scholars consider the responsibility of the media to present newsworthy items while still protecting national security during times of war. They take sides acting as politicians and newsmen and debate the merits of censorship of...
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Rights And Responsibilities: Debating Free Speech, Responsibility And Censorship on Campus

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students weigh rights of students and others to free speech versus the responsibilities that come with those rights.
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Overcoming Censorship Through Art

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine and discuss government-imposed censorship of art and artists' methods for counteracting censorship. They view censored artwork, write a persuasive essay, and create an art piece.
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Defending Great Literature

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students defend Mark Twain and the study of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn using persuasive techniques, appropriate word choice, and correct letter format, in response to a fictional letter by an upset parent.
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Censorship in the Classroom: Understanding Controversial Issues

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars examine propaganda and media bias and explore a variety of banned and challenged books. Following this, students choose a side of the censorship issue and support their position by developing an ad campaign about the...
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Keeping It Quiet

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students consider ways in which countries use censorship to control information. They examine China's recent abridgement of a politician's speech and consider China's recent history with other nations to better explain why censorship is...
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Censorship on Our Library

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research a book that contains content that might be questionable to an elementary library (grades 4 - 6) and write a persuasive letter to the governing board of their school library. They brainstorm with their peers to find...
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Freedom of Hate Speech?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars, using a New York Times article as a springboard for discussion, investigate and debate the complex issues of First Amendments Rights and censorship for Hate Groups using Websites for propaganda.
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Editorial Cartoon: Censorship

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners explore the concept of juxtaposition. In this editorial cartoon lesson plan, students analyze an editorial cartoon techniques to develop an understanding of juxtaposition and symbolism used in the cartoons.
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The Impact of Hazelwood on School Publications

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore the Supreme Court Case Hazelwood School District v. Kuhlmeier.  In this American Government lesson, 9th graders research the recent history of censorship and how the courts have been involved in either protecting or...
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Censorship in America

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students follow resource links to study the history of art censorship in the US. They study the work of the FCC and the Hip-Hop 4 Peace campaign.