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Media literacy and critical thinking lesson comparing varied perspectives about growing corn as a biofuel commodity by decoding three text excerpts and six video clips.

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Kit: Media Constructions of Sustainability: Food, Water, and Agriculture
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Resource Details

Relevant Subject Area(s)

Film/Video Arts, Commercial Arts/Advertising, Journalism, Consumer Education, Physical Sciences, Environmental Studies, Economics, Sociology, ELA/English Language Arts

Grade Level(s)

High School, College

Media Type(s)

Documentary Film, Editorial Opinion, Informational Text, News - Print, Television Commercial, Web Video


Sox Sperry

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Resource Standard Common Core ELA Strand
Reading For Science and Technical Subjects (RST), Speaking and Listening (SL), Writing-History Science and Technical Subjects (WHST)