Reading the Media: Media Literacy in High School English / Edition 1

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Overview

Reading the Media: Media Literacy in High School English.
This pioneering book, by one of the founders of the media literacy field, provides evidence of the impact of media literacy on the academic achievement of adolescents.
Read about the practice of high school teachers who prepared their students to critically analyze all aspects of contemporary media culture. These teachers incorporated popular and digital media, television, journalism, and film into the required English curriculum. Here you'll find the processes they used to design and implement the innovative new curriculum as well as discussion of the specific, measurable impact the program had on students.
This accessible, practical resource documents how a media literacy course significantly improved reading comprehension, writing, critical analysis, and other academic skills offers practical information for teachers attempting to bring media literacy into their classroom, including lesson plans and activities. Examines how media literacy education increases motivation and builds citizenship skills with teens.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780807747384
  • Publisher: Teachers College Press
  • Publication date: 11/30/2006
  • Series: Language and Literacy Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 208
  • Sales rank: 1,410,078
  • Product dimensions: 6.12 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.52 (d)

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     vii
Media Literacy in Context
Reading the Media in High School     3
An Opportunity to Expand the Concept of Literacy     19
Teaching Media Literacy
Storytelling Structures, Close Reading, and Point of View     37
Advertising, Persuasion, and Propaganda     60
Issues of Representation     73
Measuring Media Literacy
Learning to Read the World     93
Measuring Advertising Analysis Skills     113
Media Literacy and the Development of Reading and Writing Skills     129
Conclusion: The Future of Media Literacy in Schools     147
Research Design and Methodology     161
Curriculum Resources Used in English 11     169
References     173
Index     183
About the Author     191
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