This lesson examines how music reflects and influences societies and is a metaphor for ideas and experiences. Students begin by brainstorming the functions or purposes of music and by discussing music’s power as a mirror and a symbol.
The newspaper offers a fun and useful tool to learn about the workings of print media. In this lesson, students learn basic information about newspaper journalism through guided class discussion and group and individual activities.
In this lesson, students decode and explain the relevance of editorial cartoons. The class begins with a teacher-led deconstruction of a political cartoon, after which students decode editorial cartoons that they have selected.
In this lesson students explore the relationship between athletes and advertising through a number of different activities.
This unit helps students become more aware of the media’s use of hype and its influence on them.
This lesson introduces students to the ways in which advertising can affect their food choices.
This lesson helps students to reflect upon, understand and filter the many media messages within political platforms and around political personalities.
In this lesson, students learn how to create their own youth consumer magazine or Internet site.
This lesson introduces students to advertising in newspapers.
In this lesson students explore what’s hidden behind advertising messages by analysing and creating parody advertisements.