I Had To Look Twice At Most Of These 27 Ads. But Once I Got Them… Absolutely Brilliant.
INFERENCE PICTURES~ These ads are amazing! A lot of them could be used with students when working with inference. This ad is for a sugar-free lollipop.
Advertising vs Reality
Each item was purchased, taken home, and photographed immediately. Nothing was tampered with, run over by a car, or anything of the sort. It is an a
Advertising Techniques: A Project
Advertising Techniques: A project idea for upper elementary and middle school students. Students define each advertising technique and then make their own sample advertisement to demonstrate their understanding of the concept! Blog post includes a free rubric.
Tuesdays are the days that I plan with grade levels. We plan two weeks at a time and we have 90 minutes. Most of the time, it's actually pr...
Designing Information for Media Literacy
Innovative design crosses over all aspects of education. The American Society for Innovation Design in Education, or ASIDE, seeks to infuse curriculum with new approaches to teaching and thinking. Integrating the design of information into the daily conversation is an essential part of the teacher's toolkit and the purpose of the ASIDE blog. The underpinning of innovation and educational design is based on looking at the information available and communicating meaning for a world of…
Media Literacy: 5 Key Concepts and The Media Triangle
An Introduction to the 5 Key Concepts and the Media Triangle Two frameworks are used to help you understand media messages. The first is the 5 Key Concepts of Media Literacy. 5 Key Concepts of Media Literacy Poster The second is the Media Studies Triangle which examines 3 different points of view (the Media Text, the Audience, and the Production) in order to gain more meaning. All 3 points of view must be considered to fully understand the media text's meaning. Use the activity sheet Media…
How to Teach Internet Safety to Younger Elementary Students
A lesson plan for helping students as young as kindergarten begin to understand how to be safe online.
Media Literacy Advertising Commercials
Teach media literacy by deconstructing, constructing commercials and creating storyboards. Students will be involved in creating graphic organizers in the forms of illustrations displayed in sequence for the purpose of planning a commercial. Elements of a commercial will be explored as well as cam...