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.
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