I have introduced media literacy to my juniors. It is a very broad topic considering the amount of media there is these day. However, we study several the media in several differnt forms and analyze how it impacts us. As a final assessment,the students write a persuasive research paper in which they look at ONE small aspect of the media such as "Is texting ruining grammar" or "Does the media unfairly portray cops?".
Included in this hand out are several different topics that they could choose from, a description of the assignment, requirments, a more!