Media Literacy
English 12A

Issachar Beh

Updated May 27, 2010

Unit

Topic

Content

Assessment

I

 

Critical Thinking

  • Critical Thinking
  • Reflective Judgement
  • Analysis of arguments
  • Journal Writing
  • Class Discussion
  • Short Writing Assignments

II

 

News

  • Role of news in democracy
  • Types of news
  • Using news to analyze society
  • Development & expression of opinion
  • Analyzing quality of news
  • Journal Writing
  • Class Discussion
  • Short Writing Assignments
  • Public Forum Letter
  • Opinion Article

III

Non-News Media

  • Propaganda Model
  • Corporate Media
  • Ownership & Leadership
  • Journal Writing
  • Class Discussion
  • Short Writing Assignments
  • Graphic Organizer

III

 

Advertising & Consumerism

  • Advertising techniques
  • Advertising ethics
  • Consumerism
  • Journal Writing
  • Class Discussion
  • Short Writing Assignments
  • Original Advertising Campaign
  • Spoof Ads

IV

 

Stereotyping in the Media

  • Gender in the Media
  • Race in the Media
  • Journal Writing
  • Class Discussion
  • Short Writing Assignments
  • Formal Essay