Grade 7 Media Literacy Workbook | NO PREP (Ontario Language Curriculum)

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7th, Homeschool
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189 Pages - Including Answer Key
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In this workbook, students learn about Media Literacy aligned with the Grade 7 Ontario Language Curriculum. Topics include media purpose, topic, audience, form, conventions, bias, stereotypes, and media techniques. The worksheets contain vocabulary, activities, small projects, and a quiz. Each page is linked to a specific expectation in the Ontario curriculum.

These workbooks are a great "anchor" for your lessons (to ensure you hit every curriculum expectation) and perfect to connect other activity ideas you may have into a complete and comprehensive unit. In the lesson plan, there are suggested activities and instructions included.


This workbook includes:

  • 3-page Lesson Plan for the teacher (With expectations, learning goal/success criteria, possible accommodations, and assessment strategies)
  • 93-page Media Literacy Workbook
  • 93-page ANSWER KEY

Table of Contents

  1. Title Page
  2. Know and Wonder
  3. What is Media?
  4. Media Terms: Purpose
  5. Message
  6. Media Purpose
  7. Media Purpose
  8. Audience: Who is the Audience?
  9. Purpose and Audience
  10. Purpose and Audience: Sports Jerseys
  11. Purpose and Audience
  12. Purpose and Audience
  13. Purpose and Audience
  14. Purpose and Audience
  15. Audience: Determining Interest
  16. Exploring Media: Multiple Media Forms
  17. Exploring Media: Multiple Media Forms
  18. Audience Comparison
  19. Message: Overt vs. Implied
  20. Message: Overt vs. Implied
  21. Message: Bias
  22. Comparing Media: Editorials
  23. Comparing Media: Editorials
  24. Comparing Media: Questions
  25. Interpreting Media: Movies
  26. Comparing Media: Beauty Standards
  27. Comparing Media: Beauty Standards
  28. My Opinion: Comparing Titles
  29. My Opinion: Comparing Advertisements
  30. Message
  31. My Opinion: Comparing Perspectives
  32. My Opinion: Comparing Advertisements
  33. Message
  34. Audience Responses
  35. Audience Responses: Discussion Questions
  36. Audience Responses: Violent Video Games
  37. Audience Responses
  38. Audience Responses
  39. Point of View
  40. Point of View: Media Representations
  41. Point of View: Exploring Media
  42. Stereotypes
  43. Point of View: Competitors
  44. Point of View: Competitors
  45. Point of View: Political Promotions
  46. Media Production
  47. Media Production: Career Exploration
  48. Media Production: Public Service Announcements
  49. Media Production: Reasons for Production
  50. Media Production: Television Advertising
  51. Television Production: Controversial Advertising
  52. Media Production: Funding
  53. Media Production
  54. Media Production: Perspective
  55. Media Production: Cereal Box Activity
  56. Media Elements: Media Examples
  57. Media Elements: Media Examples
  58. Media Elements: Recording Chart
  59. Media Elements: Exploring Elements
  60. Conventions and Techniques
  61. Conventions and Techniques: Newspaper
  62. Conventions and Techniques: Effects
  63. Conventions and Techniques: Photo Editing
  64. Convention and Techniques: Perspective
  65. Conventions and Techniques: Sound
  66. Media Elements: Magazines
  67. Conventions and Techniques: Fashion Magazines
  68. Conventions and Techniques: Logos
  69. Conventions and Techniques: Symbols and Icons
  70. Creating Media: Media Review
  71. Creating Media: Poster Project
  72. Poster Project: Conventions
  73. Creating Media: Poster Project
  74. Creating Media: Cereal Box Design
  75. Creating Media: Planning and Conventions
  76. Creating Media: Cereal Box Design (Front)
  77. Creating Media: Cereal Box Design (Back)
  78. Creating Media: Cereal Box Design (Nutrition Facts)
  79. Metacognition: Cereal Box Reflection
  80. Creating Media: Cereal Box Rubric
  81. Metacognition Interconnected Skills
  82. Metacognition: Interconnected Skills
  83. 3-2-1 Chart
  84. Media Vocabulary
  85. Media Vocabulary
  86. Media Quiz
  87. Media Quiz
  88. Media Quiz
  89. Media Discussion Cards
  90. Media Discussion Cards
  91. Media Discussion Cards
  92. Media Discussion Cards
  93. Media Discussion Cards

Grade 7 Ontario Curriculum Expectations

1. demonstrate an understanding of a variety of media texts;

2. identify some media forms and explain how the conventions and techniques associated with them are used to create meaning;

3. create a variety of media texts for different purposes and audiences, using appropriate forms, conventions, and techniques;

4. reflect on and identify their strengths as media interpreters and creators, areas for improvement, and the strategies they found most helpful in understanding and creating media texts.

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Total Pages
189 Pages - Including Answer Key
Answer Key
Included with rubric
Teaching Duration
1 Year
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