This is the second of five lessons designed to teachstudents to think critically about the way aboriginal peoples andvisible minorities are portrayed in the press.
In this lesson, students will write a news article for the school newspaper.
This teaching unit helps students to become more aware of the language and techniques used in print advertising, as well as the impact of advertising on their daily lives.
This lesson encourages students to analyze the forensic science crime drama as a television show genre.
In this lesson students develop an awareness of the ways in which public perceptions regarding young people have been affected by media portrayals of youth violence and youth crime.
The place of the hero in our modern lives is a site of struggle. On the one hand, the hero’s quest can have meanings for individuals who seek to understand their own journey through life.On the other hand, the hero can be seen as a repository of those values esteemed by the society.
The following lesson offers an analytical frameworkteachers, media specialists and parents may use with children andstudents of various ages, to help them understand the process bywhich news is constructed.
This lesson is based on an article, which ran in the January 21, 1995 issue of the London Free Press.
In this lesson students explore the commercial and ethical issues surrounding the reporting of crime in televised newscasts.
This lesson helps students become more aware of the stereotypes associated with portrayals of students and teachers on television and on film.