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Level: Grade 6
Author: This unit was created by J. Craig Oliphant as part of a Media Education course taught by John Pungente, S.J. at the Faculty of Education, University of Toronto.
This lesson focuses on put-down mentality in the media. Through a series of activities and classroom discussion, students explore how put-downs are used in TV situation comedy, film, music, fashion, pop culture and advertising and how put-downs affect one's self-esteem and social/emotional well-being.
To enable students to:
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