A 6th Grade Media Literacy Unit WebQuest
The Mushroom Cup is coming to Manchester, CT! As the OCS Advertising Group, you will be creating a media campaign to let the world know about this huge event! And once the campaign is completed, you will get to participate in the Mushroom Cup in a class tournament!
You will be working individually and in small groups to complete the following activities for the media campaign:
Activity #1 - Print Advertisement (using Google Drawing) promoting the Mushroom Cup (Group)
Activity #2 - 30-second Radio Advertisement (using Garageband) promoting the Mushroom Cup (Group)
Activity #3 - 30-second TV Advertisement (using the video cameras and iMovie) promoting the Mushroom Cup (Group)
Activity #4 - Instructions on how to play Mario Kart for anyone who has never played. You can do this in a Google Doc or Google Drawing in diagram form (Group)
Activity #5 - Argumentative Letter to the Editor - Are you for or against having the event being held in your town? (Individual)
Activity #6 - Mushroom Cup Tournament (Individual)
Activity #7 - Class Newspapers covering the entire event using Google Docs (Group)
Each student must complete ALL projects and must turn in all projects on the due dates in order to participate in the tournament at the end of the unit.
Article Summaries are a part of the project and will be worth up to 5 points per review.
Project #2 - Radio Commercial
Project #3 - Television Commercial
Article: 5 Important Tips for Creating an Effective TV Commercial
After reading the article, click on the Google Form here to show understanding of the article.
TV Commercial Due Date is __________________.
Submit the link to your commercial here.
You have just completed an advertising campaign and you have applied your media literacy knowledge and created tangible products.
I hope that by working on this unit, you understand how media literacy influences decisions and how effective a good campaign be. You have experienced various elements of a campaign and you can now experience Mario Kart Wii!