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60 resources with the keyterm media awareness

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Finding and Authenticating Online Information on Global Development Issues

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students discover how to find authoritative resources. In this research skills lesson, students examine strategies for using the Internet effectively to research global development issues.
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I Heard It 'Round the Internet: Sexual Health Education and Authenticating Online Information

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Learners evaluate websites regarding sexual health information. For this media awareness lesson, students discuss facts and myths regarding sex as they determine how to find reputable online and print resources.
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Tricks of the Trade

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Examine the reality of political images and videos in the 21st century. In this media awareness lesson, pupils watch video segments and discuss the altered reality of images and videos. They then create their own commercials that have...
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Media? and ?Me

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Are you influenced by the media? Explore the effects of media and advertising. For this media literacy lesson, middle schoolers respond to survey questions about advertising and then watch a video about the topic, taking notes on...
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Through Many Lenses: How are Countries Depicted by the Media?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
If you plan to utilize the ABC miniseries, "The Path to 9/11" in your classroom, consider incorporating media literacy and research skills. After (or while) learners view the series, they discuss ways information can differ from source...
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AIDS Awareness Campaign

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders launch their own AIDS awareness campaign. In this AIDS lesson, 9th graders read narratives from Our Stories, Our Songs: African Children Talk About AIDS. Students then share the stories they read and create their own...
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Media Awareness: the Basics of Advertising

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore marketing techniques. In this media awareness instructional activity, students watch instructor-selected advertising and identify the marketing techniques used in each of them. Students then create advertisements for...
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Interpreting & Verifying the News in an Era of Info Overload

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students practice their critical thinking skills. In this media awareness activity, students read articles about media overload and interpretation of media. Students respond to discussion questions and discuss how they verify news....
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Journalism and Responsibility

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore the world of journalism. In this media awareness instructional activity, students investigate the roles and responsibilities of journalists. Students watch segments of videos and research websites to inform them prior to...
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The Electric Hearth

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Young scholars examine popular media. In this media awareness lesson, students keep logs of their interactions with media and then write an essay regarding the data.
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Beauty is Skin Deep

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Learners explore the concept of media awareness. In this self image instructional activity, students discuss cultural expectations regarding body size. Learners then examine 3 media representations using the provided form.
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Stonewall and Beyond: Gay and Lesbian Issues

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Help learners understand their own biases and how their perspectives may have been influenced by biased media sources. They keep a journal while viewing videos, exploring websites, and engaging in class discussions related to gay and...
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Creating the Goods

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students market goods or services to one another. In this media awareness lesson, students use propaganda techniques to create commercials for goods or services of their choice.
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Techniques Used to Convey Media Messages

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students consider the impact of media messages. In this media awareness lesson, students discover the types of media techniques employed in advertising and share examples of each as they create media message collages.
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Heroic Images: Visualization and Media Messages

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine media messages. In this media awareness activity, students analyze online messages about heroism as they complete a jigsaw reading activity.
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The Electric Experience

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Young scholars investigate the effects of television and radio on culture. For this journalism lesson, students consider how electronic media has shaped journalism as they create timelines that feature the changes and compare and...
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Beyond the Printed Word

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students investigate the effects of television and radio on culture. In this journalism lesson plan, students consider how electronic media has shaped journalism as they create timelines that feature the changes and compare and contrast...
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Asking the Right Questions

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore interviewing skills. In this journalism lesson, students examine "good" and "bad" interview questions and discuss both. Students then practice interviewing partners in the classroom.
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Freedoms of the Press

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine journalism ethics. For this journalism lesson, students complete a think, pair, share activity about the journalistic code of ethics. Students then discuss an ethics scenario.
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Re-Searching

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students take a closer look at the research cycle. In this journalism lesson, students discover and practice Internet searching skills. Students use the search techniques discussed to locate information on selected topics. 
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Through the Eyes of Others

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Young scholars consider perspective as they analyze a political cartoon. In this media awareness lesson, students use the provided discussion questions to explore the meaning of the political cartoon "The Scream," by Edvard Munch. 
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Studying the Use and Effect of Media

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students consider mediums used to explore current issues. For this media awareness lesson, students use a Venn diagram to compare the meaning of the painting "The Scream," to that of a selected political cartoon.
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Make a Mockery of Magazines

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine tabloids. In this journalism lesson plan, students compare and contrast satirical magazines and then plan, write, and compile their own.
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Wading through the Web

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Learners evaluate Web design. In this journalism lesson, students examine the attributes of selected Web sites and then design their own online newspaper by using the principles of design they discuss in this lesson.