Students in Grades 7-8 English have just begun their new unit on Media Literacy. In this unit we will focus on: a definition of media, what media includes, the 5 key concepts of media, advertising/marketing and how media affects people.
For homework tonight, students are to complete a media inventory. Students were given this assignment in class today and are responsible for finising this assignment for homework. It must be handed in tomorrow during class. The assignment is described below.
"Think about all the media you access in the run of a day. Write a story describing one day in your life. Include all the media you use or are accessing throughout the day. This includes: tv, movies, computer, video games, cell phone and any other media at home, school or other places. Begin your story with: 'This morning I woke up and... "