Understanding the Influence of the Media

This Understanding the Influence of the Media unit also includes:

Critically analyze advertising techniques, such as circular reasoning, bandwagon, testimonial, and repetition, with worksheets that effectively discuss and illustrate how the media aims to influence.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Consider an extended or ongoing project where class members practice identifying these techniques in different forms of media (i.e. newspapers, editorials, television shows, etc.)
Classroom Considerations
  • While originally designed for gifted learners, these worksheets and activities can be used for a variety of grades and learning levels
Pros
  • Language is direct and approachable
  • Excellent resource for sparking discussion and critical thought
Cons
  • None