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Media Literacy: Examining the World of Television Teens

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Grades 6 – 8
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Five 60-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Maureen Carroll

Pleasanton, California

Leslie Harper Blatteau

New Haven, Connecticut

Publisher

International Reading Association

 

Student Interactives

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STUDENT INTERACTIVES

Grades   6 – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Inquiry & Analysis

Literary Elements Map

Students can map out the key literary elements of character, setting, conflict, and resolution as prewriting for their own fiction or as analysis of a text by another author in this secondary-level interactive.

 

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CALENDAR ACTIVITIES

Grades   7 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  August 4

President Barack Obama was born today in 1961.

Students are introduced to a passage by President Barack Obama in his book Dreams from My Father and are encouraged to engage in an examination of the ways they are portrayed by the media.

 

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