Media Literacy is a topic that is becoming more and more popular. It is time to mainstream it into the ELA curriculum.
This product is a research project description with a list of possible topics. It may be used as a stand along assignment or would work well as past of a research or media literacy unit.
Students write a persuasive research paper in which they look at ONE small aspect of the media such as "Is texting destroying 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, and the requirements.
Included is a zip file of a editable word document, a pages publication, and a ready to print PDF.