LESSON EIGHT: Messages and Viewpoint in Media
Students identify and explain viewpoints conveyed in various media.
IL2A Identify and explain viewpoints conveyed in various media
§ Sources of literature
§ Handouts provided
§ Words to Know
Students select a media source and identify the message of the media and explain how the viewpoint was presented.
(a) 1st Person – Inside the action; eyewitness account
(b) 3rd Person – Outside the action; news reporter
What attracts your attention?
What is the message?
What is the purpose of the message?
What values, lifestyles, or points-of-view are represented?
How does this affect the message?
1) What is the message?
2) Explain the viewpoint.
Each group presents their findings followed by a discussion of messages, viewpoints, and questions.