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.
This lesson introduces students to some of the myth-building techniques of television, by comparing real world (s)heroes with TV world (s)heroes and by looking at stereotypes in the world of TV (s)heroes.
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.
We want to encourage kids to form opinions about what they watch - to react to what they see on the screen. In this lesson, children begin to think about basic concepts - such as how audiences interpret meaning, and the constructed world of television and film.
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.
In this lesson students identify how we associate social status with designer and brand name products, and how we believe others perceive us by what we wear.