Media Literacy

Media Literacy Resources for Elementary Students


A cool page from PBS that covers advertising tricks, buying smart, what you can do and more. :

Persuasive Commercials

Persuasive Commercials.m4v

Are these Websites for Real?

Read each with Caution

TEDxNextGeneration - Birke Baehr - "What's Wrong With Our Food System?" Will you be Persuaded?

TEDxNextGenerationAsheville - Birke Baehr - "What's Wrong With Our Food System"

What is Media Literacy?

  1. Media Smarts - has definitions and resources for Teachers
  2. Quiz Yourself - Test your knowledge of media usage.
  3. Persuasion through Advertising Lesson Plan
  4. Teacher Guide to "Don't Buy It" from PBS (featured at top of page)