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. Meets Social Studies IRP: Describe ways student us technologies
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.
JS This is an example of images that could be used to encourage students to think critically about how products are presented to persuade consumers to buy it. This will encourage students to decide how honest marketing tactics are (IL