Grade 9-10 Literacy: The Power of New Media Unit

This Grade 9-10 Literacy: The Power of New Media Unit unit also includes:

What are the benefits of media use? What are the dangers for young people and for society as a whole? After examining a series of materials, individuals craft an essay in which they explain what is at stake, state their own position on the effects of media, and support their stance with different types of evidence.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Flip the lesson and have class members examine the materials out of class, saving class time for discussion
Classroom Considerations
  • The resource may be used to introduce writers to the format of the argumentative essay
  • The 61-page packet includes a unit outline, detailed plans, annotated samples of student work, support for language learners and students with disabilities, and a rubric for the writing assignment
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