Lesson Plan for Media Literacy

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Fourth graders analyze posters that communicate an "active living" message, otherwise known as a public service announcement. Children identify techniques that are used in creating media texts including topic, purpose, and audience. Creating their own posters will allow students to develop a stronger understanding of the importance of text decisions in media.


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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Invite students to share their public service announcement posters with the class
Classroom Considerations
  • Students will need to bring in poster board for the hands-on-activity. Have extra poster board on hand for students who forget
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  • Procedures, materials, lesson expectations, and worksheets are included
  • Allows for conferencing with learners during the poster making process
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