This lesson encourages children to explore the differences between their real families and TV families by imagining how their own families might be portrayed on a television show.
In this lesson students answer a brief questionnaire related to self-image, self-esteem, and advertising, and then work as groups to create and act in mock television commercials that parody advertising techniques.
This is the first of three lessons that address gender stereotypes. The objective of this lesson is to encourage students to develop their own critical intelligence with regard to culturally inherited stereotypes, and to the images presented in the media - film and television, rock music, newspapers and magazines.
In this lesson, students deconstruct gender portrayal and depictions of boys and girls in the media.
In this lesson students look at how elections are media events.
This lesson familiarizes children with the nutritional value of foods advertised on television and in magazines.
In this lesson, students explore the gratuitous use ofviolence in televised sports.
This lesson focuses on put-down mentality in the media.
In this lesson, students compare humour on television to humour in their own lives.
This lesson develops a beginning awareness by students of how they feel towards, and respond to, different sports, and how the media represents athletics.