Digital Life 102 (9-12)

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Digital Life 102 (9-12)

What is the place of digital media in our lives?

Students test their knowledge of digital media and talk about the role media plays in their lives. Students test their knowledge of digital media and learn some statistics about media use by taking the Got Media Smarts? Student Handout quiz. They then create written similes, collages, or digital animations to express the role media plays in their lives. After watching the video, “Perspectives on Social Media,” they draw conclusions about the positive and negative ways digital media affect them and influence the larger culture.

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Lesson Objectives

Students will be able to ...

  • learn basic statistics about the current digital landscape.
  • explore the role that media plays in their lives.
  • reflect on the positive and negative impact digital media have on themselves and on society.

 

Alignment with Standards

Common Core State Standards:

Grades 9-10: RL.4, RI.4,W.1a-e, W.2a-f, W.4, W.5, W.6, W.10, SL.1a-d, SL.2-5, L.4a, L.4d, L.5a, L.6


Grades 11-12: RL.4, RI.4,W.1a-e, W.2a-f, W.4, W.5, W.6, W.10, SL.1a-d, SL.2-5, L.4a, L.4d, L.5a, L.6

ISTE NETS•S:

1a, 1d, 2a, 2d, 3b, 3d, 4a-c, 5a, 5b

 

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