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Level: Grades 9 to 10
About the Author: Matthew Johnson, Director of Education, MediaSmarts
Duration: 2 hours
This two-day lesson looks at the increasing prominence of gambling in the media, particularly movies and television. Students are asked to look critically at how gambling is portrayed, in comparison to its reality, and to consider how that portrayal affects how people perceive the risks and rewards of gambling.
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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