Resources for Teachers - Violence
To make students aware of the ways in which male violence is used and promoted in advertising.
This lesson helps children become aware of the types of violence that appear in the media, the frequency with which these acts occur, and how they respond to these acts. It begins with a guided discussion about the different types of violence and then, how violence is portrayed in the media. Using worksheets, students then survey the shows they enjoy for acts of violence and then, as a class, compile and discuss their findings.
In this lesson, students explore the absence, or unrealistic portrayal, of consequences to violence in the media.
This lesson teaches children that television doesn’t always offer the best solutions to conflict.
This lesson develops a beginning awareness by students of how they feel towards, and respond to, different sports, and how the media represents athletics.