Media Literacy Unit Plan, Critical Thinking

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Help your students in second, third, or fourth grades think critically about digital and print media. Advertising is everywhere: in movies, in books, on youtube, and on every website our students visit. Help your students to see how media is designed for a variety of purposes in order to become critical thinkers.

Included in this 2-week unit is:

Student Title Page
Media Literacy Definitions work together, or in teacher-led instruction, to define the terms "media", "media literacy" "types of media" "persuade" "entertain" and "inform".
What's the Purpose a hands-on sorting activity to help students see different types of print media in a common book order flyer
Slogans and Phrases How companies use 'catchy' slogans and phrases to persuade.
The Way to Persuade Brainstorming other common ways that students are persuaded buy an item, or think a certain way
Advertisements what makes a good advertisement?
Make an Advertisement students put their skills to use and design their own ad.
Analyzing YouTube - Individually, in pairs, or as a whole group, analyze youtube videos to determine how (if at all) you are being persuaded!

Also included... Canadian, British, and Australian Spellings AND an answer key with suggested answers and definitions for key terms

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2 Weeks

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Media Literacy Unit Plan, Critical Thinking
Media Literacy Unit Plan, Critical Thinking
Media Literacy Unit Plan, Critical Thinking
Media Literacy Unit Plan, Critical Thinking
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