With all the media influences bombarding us daily, we must develop media literacy skills in our students so they can effectively interpret and evaluate information that may have a strong bias. This is especially important when dealing with health-related information.
After exploring the concept of media and persuasion techniques, students will design and present their own media messages using various formats to be assessed by the rubric provided at the end of the unit.
Activity 1A – What is Media?
Activity 1B – What’s Your Point?
Activity 1C – Response-Ability
Activity 1D – Media Designers
Activity 1E – Media Messengers
Media, persuasion, bias, stereotype, body image, logo, slogan, message, audience