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Level: Grades 10-12
Duration: 2 to 3 hours
Author: Jeff Gagnon, Media Education Specialist, MediaSmarts
In this lesson students learn how digital media is used to promote or combat hatred and intolerance. The class begins with a discussion on the different ways that hate organizations disseminate their messages using digital media and how this medium offers the potential to work against hatred and intolerance. In a jigsaw activity, students visit and analyze the supporting websites of five anti-hate organizations/initiatives and then apply what they've learned to the development of their own anti-hate campaigns.
Students will demonstrate the ability to:
This lesson and all associated documents (handouts, overheads, backgrounders) are available in an easy-print, pdf kit version.
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