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The Murders of Osage Indians: Media Forms, Qualities, and Credibility

Students will explore how different media forms represent the history of the Osage murders, the credibility of sources, and their own preferences.

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Film/Video Arts, Journalism, Civics And Government, Sociology, English Language Instruction, General Media Literacy, Library/Information Literacy, ELA/English Language Arts


Middle School, High School, College

30-60 Minutes

VIDEO, POWERPOINT, STUDENT HANDOUT, TEACHER GUIDE, ACTIVITY PLAN
Feature Film, Illustration, Informational Text, Literature, Magazine, News - Print, Photograph, Social Media, Television Program, Webpage, Web Video
Mp4, Pptx, Pdf
Sox Sperry


Origins of Hip Hop: Considering "The Message"

Students analyze song lyrics, a music video and an excerpt from a documentary for messages about the origins of hip hop as reflected in the song, “The Message.”

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Film/Video Arts, Music, US History, Sociology, ELA/English Language Arts


Middle School, High School, College

15-30 Minutes

VIDEO, STUDENT HANDOUT, TEACHER GUIDE, ACTIVITY PLAN
Documentary Film, Television Program, Music/song, Web Video, Literature, Music/song
Mp4, Pdf
Sox Sperry


Arguing For Freedom

Media literacy and critical thinking lesson using diverse media imagery to teach about the history of the movement to abolish slavery in the United States in the early and mid-19th century.

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Commercial Arts/Advertising, Journalism, US History And Government, US History, Civics And Government, Economics, Sociology


Middle School, High School, College

30-60 Minutes, Over 60 Minutes

POWERPOINT, ASSESSMENT, STUDENT READING, TEACHER GUIDE, LESSON PLAN
Illustration, Informational Text, Literature, News - Print, Poster
Ppt, Pdf
Sox Sperry


U.S. History Textbooks Messages About Hiroshima & Nagasaki

Students analyze excerpts from two U.S, history textbooks for messages about President Truman's decision to drop atomic bombs on Japan and about author's point of view in media messages . This simple decoding activity has been taken from a larger lesson with many slides titled “For Peace or Against Oppression?”. To access this lesson, type the title with quotes into the PLS keyword search bar.

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Visual Arts, Commercial Arts/Advertising, Journalism, US History, Civics And Government, Sociology


Middle School, High School, College

Under 15 Minutes

TEACHER GUIDE, POWERPOINT
Informational Text, Literature
Pdf, Pptx
Sox Sperry


"From the Palmer Raids to the Patriot Act" & "Investigate Everything" Book Covers

Students analyze 2 book covers for messages about civilian dissent and government repression during wartime and about editorial design choices in 21st century book covers. This simple decoding activity has been taken from a larger lesson with many slides titled “Peace or Liberty?”. To access this lesson, type the title with quotes into the PLS keyword search bar.

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Visual Arts, Commercial Arts/Advertising, Journalism, US History, Civics And Government, Sociology


Middle School, High School, College

Under 15 Minutes

TEACHER GUIDE, POWERPOINT
Illustration, Literature
Pdf, Pptx
Sox Sperry


Saving Our Soil: Dirt or Culture?

Students analyze a book cover and a webpage for messages about soil and about values and credibility in media messages. This simple decoding activity has been taken from a larger lesson with many slides titled “History of Resource Depletion." To access this lesson, type the title with quotes into the PLS keyword search bar.

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Environmental Studies, General Media Literacy


Middle School, High School, College

Under 15 Minutes

TEACHER GUIDE, POWERPOINT
Informational Text, Literature, Webpage
Pdf, Pptx
Sox Sperry


Reforestation: Three Perspectives

Students analyze a book cover and two webpages for messages about reforestation and about sponsorship of media messages. This simple decoding activity has been taken from a larger lesson with many slides titled “History of Resource Depletion." To access this lesson, type the title with quotes into the PLS keyword search bar.

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Environmental Studies, Global Studies


Middle School, High School, College

Under 15 Minutes

TEACHER GUIDE, POWERPOINT
Literature, Webpage
Pdf, Pptx
Sox Sperry


Oil Reserves: Two Perspectives

Students analyze a book cover and a DVD jacket for messages about oil reserves and about credibility in media messages. This simple decoding activity has been taken from a larger lesson with many slides titled “History of Resource Depletion." To access this lesson, type the title with quotes into the PLS keyword search bar.

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Environmental Studies, General Media Literacy


Middle School, High School, College

Under 15 Minutes

TEACHER GUIDE, POWERPOINT
Documentary Film, Illustration, Literature
Pdf, Pptx
Sox Sperry


Walden, Power and Markets: Views on Humans and the Natural World

Students analyze title pages from two 19th century books and a webpage for messages about human relationships with the natural world and about individual interpretations of media messages. This simple decoding activity has been taken from a larger lesson with many slides titled “History of Resource Depletion." To access this lesson, type the title with quotes into the PLS keyword search bar.

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Environmental Studies, General Media Literacy


Middle School, High School, College

Under 15 Minutes

POWERPOINT, TEACHER GUIDE
Literature, Webpage
Pptx, Pdf
Sox Sperry


"Resource Wars" Global Challenges Book Cover

Students analyze a blog page for messages about peak oil and about sponsorship of media messages. This simple decoding activity has been taken from a larger lesson with many slides titled “History of Resource Depletion." To access this lesson, type the title with quotes into the PLS keyword search bar.

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Environmental Studies, General Media Literacy


Middle School, High School, College

Under 15 Minutes

TEACHER GUIDE, POWERPOINT
Literature
Pdf, Pptx
Sox Sperry


"When the Rivers Run Dry" Book Cover

Students analyze a book cover for messages about drought and about credibility in media messages. This simple decoding activity has been taken from a larger lesson with many slides titled “History of Resource Depletion." To access this lesson, type the title with quotes into the PLS keyword search bar.

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Environmental Studies, General Media Literacy


Middle School, High School, College

Under 15 Minutes

TEACHER GUIDE, POWERPOINT
Literature
Pdf, Pptx
Sox Sperry


Endangered Peoples: Multiple Perspectives

Students analyze a DVD cover, a cartoon and a book cover for messages about people as endangered species and about techniques and interpretations in media messages. This simple decoding activity has been taken from a larger lesson with many slides titled “History of Endangered Species." To access this lesson, type the title with quotes into the PLS keyword search bar.

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Environmental Studies, General Media Literacy


Middle School, High School, College

Under 15 Minutes

TEACHER GUIDE, POWERPOINT
Animated Film, Editorial Cartoon, Illustration, Literature
Pdf, Pptx
Sox Sperry


Dealing with Invasive Species: Different Approaches

Students analyze a webpage and a book cover for messages about invasive species and sponsorship and purpose in media messages. This simple decoding activity has been taken from a larger lesson with many slides titled “History of Endangered Species." To access this lesson, type the title with quotes into the PLS keyword search bar.

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Environmental Studies, General Media Literacy


Middle School, High School, College

Under 15 Minutes

TEACHER GUIDE, POWERPOINT
Illustration, Literature, Webpage
Pdf, Pptx
Sox Sperry


Native American Seed Stewardship: 3 Views

Students analyze a painting, a book cover and a web page for messages about Native American stewardship of seeds and about values in media messages.This simple decoding activity has been taken from a larger lesson with many slides titled “History of Chemicals in the Environment." To access this lesson, type the title with quotes into the PLS keyword search bar.

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Environmental Studies, General Media Literacy


Middle School, High School, College

Under 15 Minutes

TEACHER GUIDE, POWERPOINT
Illustration, Informational Text, Literature, Webpage
Pdf, Pptx
Sox Sperry


"Dying from Dioxin" Book Cover

Students analyze a book cover for messages about human and environmental impacts of toxic chemicals and about artistic techniques in book cover design.This simple decoding activity has been taken from a larger lesson with many slides titled “History of Chemicals in the Environment." To access this lesson, type the title with quotes into the PLS keyword search bar.

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Consumer Education, Environmental Studies, General Media Literacy


Middle School, High School, College

Under 15 Minutes

TEACHER GUIDE, POWERPOINT
Illustration, Literature
Pdf, Pptx
Sox Sperry


"The Price of Research" - Conflicting Claims on Atrazine

Students analyze two journal covers for messages about research on the environmental impacts of pesticides and about target audience and purpose in media messages.This simple decoding activity has been taken from a larger lesson with many slides titled “History of Chemicals in the Environment." To access this lesson, type the title with quotes into the PLS keyword search bar.

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Consumer Education, Environmental Studies, General Media Literacy


Middle School, High School, College

Under 15 Minutes

TEACHER GUIDE, POWERPOINT
Literature, Magazine
Pdf, Pptx
Sox Sperry


“Saving the Planet With Pesticides and Plastic” Book Cover

Students analyze images of a book cover for messages about the suggested benefits of pesticides and plastics and about the ways in which publishers determine media messages. This simple decoding activity has been taken from a larger lesson with many slides titled “History of Chemicals in the Environment." To access this lesson, type the title with quotes into the PLS keyword search bar.

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Consumer Education, Physical Sciences, Environmental Studies, General Media Literacy


Middle School, High School, College

Under 15 Minutes

POWERPOINT, TEACHER GUIDE
Illustration, Literature
Pptx, Pdf
Sox Sperry


"Science in the Kitchen" Book Cover

Students analyze images of a 19th century book cover for messages about chemicals in food preparation and about target audience. This simple decoding activity has been taken from a larger lesson with many slides titled “History of Chemicals in the Environment." To access this lesson, type the title with quotes into the PLS keyword search bar.

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Nutrition, ELA/English Language Arts


Middle School, High School, College

Under 15 Minutes

TEACHER GUIDE, POWERPOINT
Illustration, Literature
Pdf, Pptx
Sox Sperry


"Exposed and Ignored": Farmworkers and Pesticides

Students analyze a report cover for messages about farmworkers and pesticide exposure and about technique in cover design. This simple decoding activity has been taken from a larger lesson with many slides titled “Merging Social Justice with Environmentalism." To access this lesson, type the title with quotes into the PLS keyword search bar.

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US History


High School, College

Under 15 Minutes

TEACHER GUIDE, POWERPOINT
Literature
Pdf, Pptx
Sox Sperry


Race, Place & Environmental Justice After Hurricane Katrina

Students analyze a book cover for messages about race and the impacts of Hurricane Katrina and about title and imagery in book cover choices. This simple decoding activity has been taken from a larger lesson with many slides titled “Merging Social Justice with Environmentalism." To access this lesson, type the title with quotes into the PLS keyword search bar.

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US History


High School, College

Under 15 Minutes

TEACHER GUIDE, POWERPOINT
Illustration, Literature
Pdf, Pptx
Sox Sperry