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Decoding the Dystopian Characteristics of Macintosh’s “1984” Commercial
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Known as one of the most iconic advertisements of the 20th century, Macintosh's "1984" commercial has become more of a social statement. Present the ad to a new audience of viewers with a lesson focused on identifying dystopian...
Springfield Digital Storytelling Project #6: Grapes Commercial
Here is a fabulous instructional activity that should have your class very excited! They utilize the GRAPES formula in order to produce a commercial like ones we see on TV. Working in pairs, they must come up with a script, take video,...
How Americans Got Stuck with Endless Drug Commercials
9 mins 9th - 12th
On average, 80 commercials for prescription drugs appear on American television every hour. Such commercials are illegal in most other countries. So why are these ads so much a part of US TV? Check out a video that presents the arguments...
Critical Media Literacy: Commercial Advertising
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Commercial advertising—we can't get away from it, but do we realize just how often we are being advertised to? With this lesson, scholars analyze mass media to identify how its techniques influence our daily lives. Learners browse...
Commercial and Industrial Designers: Working with Volume
7th - 8th CCSS: Designed
Don't get jammed up; calculate the volume of the box before you pack toys inside. Connecting to a job in a manufacturing business, your packers need to find the volume before and after a measurement change. The final step is to calculate...
Presidential Campaign Commercials 1952-2016
9th - 12th
What better way to develop an awareness of the power of presidential campaigns ads than by analyzing them? The resources in this collection ask class members to develop criteria for evaluating effective ads, and to examine the claims, analyze the images, sounds, and language employed in various presidential campaign commercials from 1952 through 2016.