In this lesson, students debate the effectiveness of health warning labels on tobacco products.
In this lesson, students explore issues surrounding the marketing of alcoholic beverages on the Internet.
In this lesson, students think critically about culturally inherited gender stereotypes, and explore how stereotypes about men nd women are promoted and reinforced through the images and messages in alcohol ads.
This lesson introduces students to the ways in which commercial Web sites collect personal information from kids and to the issues surrounding children and privacy on the Internet.
In this lesson, students watch a video introducing the media literacy key concept that media are constructions. They then explore this concept by considering a pair of cereal boxes and identifying the different elements of the box and the purposes they serve. In an optional final task, students pick a target audience and create their own cereal box to appeal to that audience.
In this lesson, students watch a video introducing the media literacy key concept that media have commercial implications.
In this lesson, students watch a video introducing the media literacy key concept that media have social and political implications.
In this lesson, students learn how the tobacco industry targets the needs, wishes and desires of young people in order to sell cigarettes.
This lesson examines the movie The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, some of its promotions, and social justice activists’ responses.
In this unit, students explore positive messages about drinking that are promoted and reinforced in ads for alcohol.