Today students worked in class on collecting data for their project, using information in their binders.
Today I introduced our issues in media project.
It is due Tuesday, Dec. 12th.
Today we took our 3rd Interim Assessment.
Today we brought together a lot of the ideas for the different ways that the media is manipulated to influence society.
We viewed this video that address how the news influences.
Students are examining how the media is always biased.
Instructions are in the attachment.
Students read the article below about how the Kardashians influence society through their use of social media. There are attached questions.
Students are writing a paragraph, following paragraph structure, that addresses how checkology has proved that society is influenced by the media.
Today is our final computer day to finish checkology. Any modules not completed by today become HOMEWORK.
You have until the end of Thanksgiving break to complete these modules.
Students completed a mind map with a partner that addresses how:
1) agenda setters/chasers,
3) music influence
influences the media.
This is the seventh year Mrs. DeWitz has taught Freshman. It is her eighth year at Thornton.