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84 resources with the concept popular culture

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Crash Course: Media Literacy

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Viewers take a Crash Course in Media Literacy. They watch 12 videos that take them through media history, the positive and negative effects of media, and regulations and policies affecting media producers. The series aims to help viewers...
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For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Introduce young zoologists to invertebrates with a video collection from Nature League, hosted by Britt Garner. The narrator identifies the major characteristics of invertebrates alongside their positions on the phylogenetic tree....
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Becoming Visible

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The television and interstate highways both came of age in 1950s America. Scholars use film, text, and discussion to explore how these and other cultural icons shaped the literature of the time. Pupils also create a family history...
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Lesson 3: Marketing of Pop Music

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Pop music and marketing are thrown into the mix to make a fun and engaging lesson. Learners listen to several pop songs and discuss the differences in musical style. They then get into groups and work together to decide how they are...
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Folk and Popular Culture

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Good enough for a college class, this resources discusses multiple aspects pertaining to the issues with globalization and the differences between pop and folk culture. It defines major terminology, provides concrete examples, and...
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Lesson: Elizabeth Peyton: Pictures of Rock Stars: The Imagined

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Youth, fame, and beauty are marks of modern society. Artist Elizabeth Peyton has captured all three in her series of imagined rock star portraits. The class analyzes her use of technique, emotion, and imagination in each of six pieces,...
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Lesson: Unmonumental: Yesterday's News

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Upper graders are tasked with developing a social consciousness as they analyze the impact of the news media. They view a presentation depicting various media events in order to understand threshold moments in history. There are three...
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A Journey Through Primary Sources

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers look at different types of primary sources. They work with partners to analyze three popular culture primary sources. They write a paragraph telling whether they think it belongs in a time capsule. They will also...
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Behind The Music: 1992

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Identify different genres of music popular in the 80's and 90's. Learners will identify the current issues and musical elements that made them popular to make comparisons to music of the 60's.
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The Symbolism of Castle's Bedroom in Ghost

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
To conclude a unit study of Jason Reynold's Ghost, class members examine how Castle's feeling about his bedroom change over the course of the novel. Groups use the provided graphic organizer to identify the plot of the novel and then use...
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The Symbolism of Sneakers in Ghost

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed Standards
As part of a study of Jason Reynold's Ghost, readers take a close look at sneaker culture and how Reynold uses sneakers as a symbol in his award-winning young adult novel. Groups explore links to "Sneakerology 101", a Carnegie Mellon...
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Melting Pot or Salad Bowl? Cultural Diversity

For Students 9th - 12th
Melting pot, salad bowl, or mixed salad? Those are the questions asked by a lesson on cultural diversity designed for high school social studies classes. Pupils watch a short video, gather in groups to answer questions posed by a...
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The Psychology of Listicles

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Are listicles a satisfying intellectual treat? Or do they ruin the capacity of the mind? While learners may enjoy lists that run the gamut from politics to cute animals, experts unpack the psychology of what makes these tidbits of...
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Why Are Millipedes Cuter Than Centipedes? - From A to B

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
In an invertebrate beauty pageant, why do millipedes always scuttle away with the crown? Part four of a five-part series of Invertebrate videos compares and contrasts the millipede with the centipede in terms of diet, behavior, and body...
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Pop Imagination

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Popular culture can pack a powerful punch when it comes to creating awareness around an issue! Teams collaborate to create a pop-culture-themed message during a digital citizenship lesson. Part of a vast library of resources, the...
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Media and Money: Crash Course Media Literacy #5

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Money talks ... especially in the media world! How do finances influence the media we see? Answer that, and many other questions using a video in a media literacy series. The narrator discusses how economic reasons influence media...
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An Introduction to Roland Barthes's Mythologies

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Teenagers are the first to agree that they are the frontrunners in popular culture. But how much of their image is constructed by individualism, and how much of it have they bought from capitalistic sources? Roland...
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Individuality vs. Conformity

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Spark an animated debate in your class! Young adults consider some of the fads or trends that are prevalent at their school, as well as their own level of participation in them. Just how much of a role does popular culture play in their...
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Popular Music and Music Videos

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This resource is part of a three-activity unit that introduces your class to the concept of popular culture and the role that it plays in their lives. Here, learners examine the importance of the music industry and music videos in pop...
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Defining Popular Culture

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What part does media play in creating, defining, and perpetuating popular culture? High schoolers chart their encounters with fads, trends, and icons and reflect on the media's influence on popular culture.
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Mini-Media Literacy Project

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Encourage your pupils to think critically about media and the messages media portrays. Starting off with a quick-write about pop culture, this assignment launches into a hands-on, collaborative collage project. After creating collages,...
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The 1960s, Rock and Youth Culture and The Beatles

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Discuss the very interesting topic of the impact of rock and pop culture with your class. How is youth culture tied to rock and pop culture? Why were The Beatles so overwhelmingly popular? What effect did Beatlemania have on youth,...
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The Impact of Gender Role Stereotypes

For Teachers 8th - 9th
One of three lessons on gender stereotype, this resource from the Media Awareness Network discusses the violence that is inflicted on men and women as they try to live up to the stereotypes of their gender. The section on women focuses...
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First Person

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore the relationship between video games and actual population. Example: A 2005 study showed Latino youth play at higher rates than other groups, but there are no Latino playable characters. They watch a brief video...