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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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Facing Ferguson: News Literacy in a Digital Age

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The reporting, both in professional news sources and on social media, of the events surrounding the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri provides 21st Century learners with an opportunity of consider how social media can...
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Social Media Toolbox

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The internet as well as the popularity of and availability of personal electronic devices equipped with social media has changed journalism forever. Here's a collection of resources that provide student journalists the tools they need to...
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iCivics: Mini Media Literacy Library

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Designed for the high school classroom, the mini-lessons in this collection combine studies of the United States government with news literacy skills. Each lesson includes a civics reading, a news literacy feature, and a news literacy...
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Digital Literacy Library: Community Engagement

For Teachers 6th - 12th
From Facebook's Digital Literacy Library, the 11 lessons in the "Community Engagement" module teach learners how to create a multimedia campaign to advocate for a social issue. In preparation, participants learn how to use social media,...
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Crash Course Navigating Digital Information

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
In an age when so much information is delivered online, media literacy skills are essential. John Green's Crash Course on Navigating Digital Information provides 21st-century learners with the skills they need to help them evaluate the...
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Star Wars and Shakespeare Unit

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Luke Skywalker meets Hamlet in a 10-lesson plan unit based on Ian Doescher's William Shakespeare's Star Wars: Verily, a New Hope (WSSW). Using Star Wars® as source material, Doescher has transformed Lucas's film into a Shakespearian...
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Digital Literacy Library: Identity Exploration

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The three lessons in the "Digital Literacy Library: Identity Exploration" unit module are designed to educate middle and high school pupils about the possible advantages and dangers of using social media. They learn about responsible...
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4-H Healthy Living Curriculum

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The "4-H Healthy Living Curriculum" is comprised of three lessons designed for tweens and teens. The first lesson looks at how social media may impact self-esteem and in turn how self-esteem impacts relationships. The second plan...
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Digital Literacy Library: Privacy and Reputation

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Four lessons in the "Digital Literacy Library: Privacy and Reputation" unit underscore the importance of carefully considering what social media users share online. Pupils take a survey about their use, play a privacy game, learn how to...
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NewseumED: News Reporting

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed Standards
Three lessons comprise the NewseumEd unit module. For the first lesson, young reporters have an opportunity to craft a news story about a topic that interests them. They select a topic, research it, and write their story for a class...
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What Makes Democracy Work?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Eight lessons make up a collection designed to help high schoolers make sense of an election year. Class members learn about voting rights, the importance of a free press, and civic participation. The focus is on the 2020 presidential...
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Reading Lessons: Townsend Press

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Enhance your literacy unit with a set of videos featuring textual analysis and reading comprehension strategies. From discerning the main idea of a text to evaluating an author's purpose and tone, the ten-part series engages upper...
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The Physics Classroom: Reflection and Refraction

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The six concept-builders in the Physics Classroom: Reflection and Refraction series uses carefully crafted questions to target various concepts involving mirrors and lenses. The first interactive provides three levels of practice...
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Satisfaction Please!

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Who are you going to call when you have a customer service problem? The three lessons in the “Satisfaction Please!” unit module are about understanding consumer rights. Here, young consumers research organizations, government agencies,...
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Health Smart Virginia: 5th Grade Social Emotional Health

For Teachers 5th
The 10 resources in a fifth-grade social-emotional health unit emphasize demonstrating interpersonal skills, assuming responsibility for personal health habits, and practicing behaviors that promote active, healthy lifestyles. The first...
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Vaccine Makers Project: High School Lessons

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Four units make up the Vaccine Makers Project. The Human Immune System unit module, the first in the curriculum set, teaches young scientists how viruses attack and reproduce and how the immune system works to protect the body. The...
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The Lessons of 1704

For Teachers 5th
The eight lessons in the inquiry-based media literacy unit “The Lessons of 1704” introduce upper elementary scholars to the factors that contributed to the growth of inter-group hostilities among the French, English, and Native Americans...
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When I Grow Up: Career Lessons and Activities for Grades 9-12

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The "When I Grow Up" series of career lessons and activities are designed to get high schoolers thinking about post-secondary pathways. Learners begin by working on defining their vision and identifying their dream job. They rate their...
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How Diseases Spread

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
High schoolers arm themselves with information about infectious diseases and how they spread to boost disease prevention. Scholars research the causes, prevention techniques and identify high-risk groups especially vulnerable to...
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Teaching 'The New Jim Crow'

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Michelle Alexander’s The New Jim Crow is the anchor text in a 10-lesson unit that looks at some of the issues of race and justice in American society and how issues have changed over time. High schoolers look at the history of race and...
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The Reconstruction Era and The Fragility of Democracy

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Seven lessons examine the Reconstruction Era that followed the United States Civil War. The series of detailed lessons provide background information on the era, teaching strategies, videos, and primary source materials.
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2020 Election Lesson Plans

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
With all the hyperbole of an election year, it can be difficult to find the facts, just the facts about candidates, issues, and ballot measures. Young political scientists, with the help of 21 resources from a nonpartisan, information...
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Pearl Harbor Classroom Activities

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s “Day of Infamy” speech is the focus of a seven-lesson series that has young historians researching information about the December 7, 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Using both an audio version of...

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