1 class periods of 15 minutes each
- Thinking & Reasoning
- Social & Civic Responsibility
Define basic terms and concepts of media literacy.
Background for Teachers
Definition of Media and Media Literacy
Intended Learning Outcomes
Students will be able to define what media is and give examples.
- Introduce students to the term "media" and given the definition.
"Media is any means by which messages are communicated."
- Show examples of where messages come from (e.g. books, pictures. TV, computer)
- Brainstorm other places where media messages are found. (e.g. Clothing, billboards, bumper stickers, flyers from your teacher, commercials) Teacher will record students' responses on the white board.
Random students will be able to give the definition of media and one example.