Type:

E-book, Lesson Plan

Description:

Discuss how media effects teenagers body image and self-esteem. Providing examples of today;s media and allowing students to give their own opinion.

Subjects:

  • Educational Technology > General
  • Health > General
  • Language Arts > General
  • Mathematics > General
  • Science > General
  • Social Studies > General
  • World Languages > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

edtech technology

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution 3.0

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Curriki Rating
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1
On a scale of 0 to 3

This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 1, as of 2012-08-01.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 2
Content Accuracy: 1
Appropriate Pedagogy: 1

Reviewer Comments:

This basic lesson outline is intended for the high school student and addresses the important topic of media’s influence on teenagers’ body image and self-esteem. However, a significant amount of development will be necessary to make this a full lesson ready for implementation in the classroom. The addition of example online media editing programs as well as some specific media examples for the lecture / presentation portion of the procedure would help guide teachers in implementing for the lesson. The lesson would be further enhanced by the inclusion of a more specific assessment tool.
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Tatiana Ochoa
April 30, 2013
I think it is a good idea to make students understand how exactly the media affects the teenagers image of what beauty is. However, there are many things that can…
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Valeria Alterman
April 17, 2013
I also agree that the time might not be allocated correctly. The idea is great, students need to be able to recognize accurate portrayals of beauty and know which ones…
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Christine Mytko
August 1, 2012
Sounds like this may take more that 20 - 25 minutes of class time if students are expected to do a written brainstorming activity, have a lecture / presentation, then…
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Jessie Barth
I really like the message of this lesson, and the idea of allowing students to create their own positive media portrayals of body image. One of the main problems with…

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