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Media literacy activities

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Teaching students how to identify fake news is a daunting task since many adults continue to struggle with this skill. It is imperative that we teach these essential digital literacy skills to students so they automatically think critical y before clicking, sharing, and assuming what they see online is true.I’ve rounded up some resources and lessons for teaching students how to evaluate information online and identify fake news.

Teaching students how to identify fake news is a daunting task since many adults continue to struggle with this skill. It is imperative that we teach these essential digital literacy skills to students so they automatically think critical y before clicking, sharing, and assuming what they see online is true.I’ve rounded up some resources and lessons for teaching students how to evaluate information online and identify fake news.

Media Anchor Chart to introduce unit. I would not copy this but use it as my own guide as I help my class make a home-made media anchor chart to post on the wall.

Description This is an Anchor Chart for Media along with Media Literacy that can be printed 18x24 or 8.5x11. I get mine printed 18x24 at Staples for about $1.50 and use color to jazz them up to create cheap but professional looking anchor charts around my classroom. Can also be printed smaller and used an an insert in an interactive journal for reference.

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Even my students who “don’t have time” for homework spend 2-3 hours a day on Facebook, YouTube, and Netflix. Our students consume media in amazing quantities, and it’s said that traditional advertising doesn’t work on their generation. As advertisers become more and more savvy in an attempt to break through to their younger listeners, it’s important that students understand how to identify the ways in which a speaker could be manipulating their emotions and instincts. Here are some…

Teachers can incorporate into their classroom to discuss media literacy is providing students with the opportunity to analyze different advertisements that they find in magazines or online. This is a great initial assessment activity to determine student’s knowledge around media literacy.

Teachers can incorporate into their classroom to discuss media literacy is providing students with the opportunity to analyze different advertisements that they find in magazines or online. This is a great initial assessment activity to determine student’s knowledge around media literacy.

Jennifer's Teaching Tools: Media Literacy

It is really hard to find resources to teach media literacy to K-2 students! If you have a subscription to Brainpop, they do have an excellent video about media literacy. You can find it HERE. Another great resource is media smarts. They have several videos about media. You can find them HERE. After introducing media with these videos, we made flipbooks in our interactive notebooks that had all the media literacy notes we needed. We also completed a couple sorting worksheets to review the…

This is a fun and quick media literacy activity where students get to design a Band-aid.Go online and show different boxes of Band-aids targeted to different groups, or buy a couple of different ones to show your students. Discuss the differences and why do they think each Band-aid is targeted towards a different audience?

Description This is a fun and quick media literacy activity where students get to design a Band-aid. Go online and show different boxes of Band-aids targeted to different groups, or buy a couple of different ones to show your students. Discuss the differences and why do they think each Band-aid is targeted towards a different audience? Also how do they think the company designed the particular Band-aid to attract the customer? Then they get to design their own. Page 1 - Design a Band-aid…

Jennifer's Teaching Tools: Media Literacy

It is really hard to find resources to teach media literacy to K-2 students! If you have a subscription to Brainpop, they do have an excellent video about media literacy. You can find it HERE. Another great resource is media smarts. They have several videos about media. You can find them HERE. After introducing media with these videos, we made flipbooks in our interactive notebooks that had all the media literacy notes we needed. We also completed a couple sorting worksheets to review the…