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Critical Media Literacy: TV Programs

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Critical Media Literacy: TV Programs

Grades 6 – 8
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Four 45-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Laurie A. Henry, Ph.D.

Laurie A. Henry, Ph.D.

Lexington, Kentucky

Publisher

International Reading Association

 

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Preparation

 

MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY

Videotape of popular sitcom from television

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WEBSITES

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PREPARATION

  • Read the two online articles.

  • Videotape a sitcom that is popular with your students.

  • Plan time in the computer lab to complete the scavenger hunt activity.

  • Make copies of the Media Observation sheet and Media Awareness Scavenger Hunt sheet

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