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.
In this lesson, students explore their beliefs and values about independence – and how cigarette advertising exploits peoples’ desires for greater freedom.
This lesson is one of a five-part unit that provides teachers with ideas for teaching TV in the elementary classroom. In this lesson, students look at the equipment used to produce television and film, and learn about the members of the film production team and their duties.
In this lesson, students explore various avenues for expressing concern and influencing public opinion about the health hazards of smoking.
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 identify the differences between TV families and real families by analyzing the conventions used by TV shows; and by comparing the problems and actions of television families to real world families.
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.
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.