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Media Literacy

Collection by Lisa Orr

Lisa Orr
The book: Arthur's TV Trouble to introduce the concept of media literacy. The book is perfect for showing students how media creates a particular message, spin, tools of persuasion, and how to evaluate messages based on our own experiences. Library Lesson Plans, Library Skills, Library Lessons, Reading Lessons, Teaching Reading, Reading Strategies, Reading Skills, Literacy Strategies, Library Ideas


Media literacy is the ability to access, analyze, evaluate, and create media messages of all types. This skill is vital in today's world whe...

Online Safety: A Great Digital Citizenship Poster for Your class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning Digital Citizenship Posters, Digital Footprint, Common Sense Media, Information Literacy, 21st Century Learning, High School Classroom, School Kids, School 2013, Future School

Digital Citizenship Poster for Middle and High School Classrooms | Common Sense Media

Common Sense Media improves the lives of kids and families by providing independent reviews, age ratings, & other information about all types of media.

Instruction: Introduction Anchor Chart, is a great starter tool when introducing media and media literacy to students. This is a great way to get them to start thinking about what media literacy is, and even what qualifies as media! 6th Grade Reading, 4th Grade Writing, Media Literacy, Literacy Activities, What Is Media, Persuasive Text, Library Lessons, Library Skills, Reading Anchor Charts

Media Anchor Chart

This is an Anchor Chart for Media along with Media Literacy that can be printed 18x24 or 8.5x11. I get mine printed 18x24 at Staples for about $1.50 and use color to jazz them up to create cheap but professional looking anchor charts around my classroom. Can also be printed smaller and used an an...

Author's purpose 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; Reading Lessons, Reading Strategies, Reading Skills, Reading Comprehension, Guided Reading, Reading Classes, Reading Activities, Persuasive Writing, Teaching Writing

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;) More

Media Literacy Worksheet 1 -- React to Commercials Persuasive Writing, Teaching Writing, Teaching Resources, Literacy Worksheets, Literacy Activities, Literacy Assessment, Summative Assessment, Free Worksheets, Printable Worksheets

Media Literacy Worksheet 1 Worksheets

Kids will enjoy this task. They need to select a commercial they have seen and answer the questions given.

All 'bout media Readers Workshop, Writing Workshop, Advertising Techniques, Reading Anchor Charts, Information Literacy, Media Studies, Digital Literacy, Media Literacy, First Grade Reading

This example looks at the important questions that should be asked when it comes to looking at media literacy. It is important that students have these questions in their backpack that they can be able to critically analyze media when they first come across it.What is the message that this media portraying ?and is this an effective way to communicate this message? are important questions to ask in order to analyze media.

chart These speech bubbles are one of those must haves because they serve a dual purpose they act as a learning tool introducing children to and at the same time they cre. Advertising Techniques, Library Lessons, Writing Lessons, Persuasive Writing, Opinion Writing, Information Literacy, Media Literacy, 4th Grade Reading, Learning Tools

Persuasive Ads to Analyze: Critical Thinking, Advertising Techniques, Library

#anchor chart. These speech bubbles are one of those ‘must haves’ because they serve a dual purpose: they act as a learning tool, introducing children to #advertising #techniques and at the same time they create visually stimulating book displays for your classroom library. The extension activities will provide your learners the opportunity to use Chatty Books speech bubbles all year long!

Interesting idea, to think about what the *desired* digital footprint would be. // Project idea: Students present their digital footprint. Computer Teacher, Computer Lessons, Technology Lessons, Teaching Technology, Digital Technology, Educational Technology, Computer Lab, Computer Science, Technology Integration

Digital Citizenship

We have been discussing how important it is to be a responsible user of technology - especially when online. I decided to show a video crea...