Winston of Churchill is a fabulous book by Jean Davies Okimoto (ISBN-10: 0989429105, ISBN-13: 9780989429108) about the polar bears in Churchill, Manitoba, Canada. Global warming and the concern of rapidly melting ice brings forward the polar bear’s fearless leader, Winston, who rounds up the bear community to educate them on the facts of global warming and identify what people need to do, as well as stop doing, in order to prevent further warming of the earth and the melting of the ice.
This package contains MEDIA LITERACY activities to meet ALL THE GRADE 3 SPECIFIC EXPECTATIONS from the Ontario Media Literacy Curriculum.
Learning Goals worded in the form of Success Criteria at the top of each page and poster allows you, the teacher, as well as the students, to identify the expectations of each activity.
An ANSWER KEY is provided at the end of the package.
Suggestions have been made in the ‘Contents’ as to which pages (posters) are best printed in colour for use in lessons.
A. THIS IS NOT A COMPREHENSION PACKAGE
B. THIS PACKAGE DOES NOT DEAL WITH ANY CONNECTION TO THE HISTORIC LEADER, WINSTON CHURCHILL
Children will examine POSTERS, SIGNS, BROCHURES/PAMPHLETS and REPORTS. They will engage in activities that allow them to better:
- UNDERSTAND MEDIA TEXTS
- UNDERSTAND MEDIA FORMS, CONVENTIONS, AND TECHNIQUES
- CREATE MEDIA TEXTS
- REFLECT ON MEDIA LITERACY SKILLS AND STRATEGIES
All of the pictures/clipart contained in this package have been made by Barb Beale and are not to be used for any other purposes other than this package.
Please check out the PREVIEW before purchasing to ensure it is suitable for your students.