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...
Media Literacy Anchor Chart, Interactive Notebook Pages, and activities
This file on media literacy includes an anchor chart on media and types of media. There is a printer friendly version of the anchor chart to use as an entry in an interactive notebook. It also includes a chart where students list examples of media and their purpose.
Author's Purpose Charts
PIE: Author's Purpose (P= Persuade; I = Inform; E = Entertain) (It bugs me that this picture doesn't show it in PIE order!). I would have to add a different political figure;)
Louis Fatta | Art, Design, & Technology - Cereal Design Project
Mr. Fatta provides an engaging studio rich atmosphere stimulating curiosity, enthusiasm, and creativity.
Six Ideas for Teaching Media Literacy
Teaching Media Literacy - Students consume media in record amounts, but how can you best help them becoming discerning readers, viewers, and listeners? Check out these ideas for teaching students about persuasive techniques, media bias, and credibility. Blog post at the Secondary English Coffee Shop by Nouvelle ELA.
Titanic Lessons, Experiments, Activities, and More!
When I was young, I was never the girl who obsessed over boy bands. I was the girl who obsessed over the Titanic. Even before Titanic The Movie came out in 1997 and launched the world into a serious Titanic craze, I was fascinated with the ship and the disaster. I even contacted another Titanic buff through AOL Message Boards (!!!) and received signed memorabilia from a survivor, pictures of grave sites and more. My fascination has never waned, and when I began teaching, I brought the…
Telling Time, Writing Letters, and Coming Up? Media Literacy
Hello Everyone!! I hope all the moms out there had a wonderful Mother's Day. I had a fantastic day!! Absolutely spoiled by my own and was able to spoil my sweet mom!!! So Blessed!! I want to share a couple of things we've been working on in class, and something that we will hit this week. In math we have finally arrived at our Telling Time unit. We talk about clocks and time all throughout the year, but formally introduce it late in the year. I wasn't sure why we waited so long to work on…
This collection of free resources can be used to help your student writers as they begin exploring newspapers to learn about the important features.
Media Literacy Unit | Design a Cereal Box
This Media Literacy Unit will have your students analyzing media elements in food packaging and determining target audiences and how they are targeted. They will take what they learn and create their own cereal boxes using the elements they learned. Rubric for assessment included as well.