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Thought Control: a lesson on media influence (TEKS 8.13A)

Thought Control: a lesson on media influence (TEKS 8.13A)
Thought Control: a lesson on media influence (TEKS 8.13A)
Thought Control: a lesson on media influence (TEKS 8.13A)
Thought Control: a lesson on media influence (TEKS 8.13A)
Thought Control: a lesson on media influence (TEKS 8.13A)
Thought Control: a lesson on media influence (TEKS 8.13A)
Thought Control: a lesson on media influence (TEKS 8.13A)
Thought Control: a lesson on media influence (TEKS 8.13A)
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In this stand-alone lesson, students will examine actual headlines from various sources, discuss “loaded language” and bias, and determine how the source is trying to influence the reader's thinking. At the end of the lesson, students will be asked to explain their own opinion on media influence.

Includes: Detailed lesson plan
Student activity sheet


This lesson was designed to address the Texas proficiency standard ELA 8.13A "evaluate the role of media in focusing attention on events and informing opinion on issues".

It also meets the Common Core standard: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.4

"Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts."

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Total Pages
5 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
50 minutes
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