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.
In this lesson, students become aware of the types and amounts of violence in children’s programming, and how media violence influences young viewers.
This lesson teaches children that television doesn’t always offer the best solutions to conflict.
In this lesson, students debate the question «what is news?» and analyze and assess their own personal news sources.
This is the final lesson in a unit that explores news journalism across the media.
In this lesson, students analyze their own body image and consider what they wish they could change.
In this lesson, students explore the absence, or unrealistic portrayal, of consequences to violence in the media.
In this lesson, students explore the content and elements of the front pages of newspapers.
In this lesson, students explore the issues surrounding violent video games. The lesson begins with a review of the Entertainment Software Rating Board’s rating codes for video and computer games, and a class discussion about the appropriateness of these ratings for children and teens.
This lesson considers how the media portrays women in politics. Students explore capsule biographies of female political leaders, from ancient times to current events – crafted from snippets of media coverage such as newspapers, magazines, TV news and encyclopedias – to understand bias in how female politicians are portrayed.