Lesson Plan

Violence on Television - Lesson

Lesson Plan

Level: Grades 11 - 12

Overview

To introduce students to the organizations of the Canadian broadcasting industry, and to the codes, guidelines and issues relating to violence in television and radio programming.

Learning Outcomes

Students demonstrate:

  • an understanding of the roles of the Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB), the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), and the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC).
  • an understanding of the issues surrounding the depiction of violence on television, and the codes and guidelines used by the Canadian broadcasting industry to regulate violent content.
  • an awareness of the procedures that have been established to receive and resolve consumers’ complaints.

This lesson and all associated documents (handouts, overheads, backgrounders) are available in an easy-print, pdf kit version.

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