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.
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 develop awareness of the ways in which public perceptions of law enforcement have been both reflected in and influenced by film and television depictions of police over the past eighty years.
This lesson helps students understand the different types of “cop shows” that appear on television.
This lesson helps students understand the difference between real-life crime and criminal activities portrayed in crime shows by having them compare their perceptions about crime to actual crime statistics.