Lesson plan 4

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Lesson plan 4

  1. 1. Announcements <ul><li>Weekend plans? </li></ul><ul><li>Test next Friday/ Study guide due Thursday </li></ul><ul><li>You guys are joking about Democrats & fun control right? </li></ul>
  2. 2. Review <ul><li>What did we do yesterday? </li></ul><ul><li>What are some strategies for analyzing bias? </li></ul>
  3. 3. Finishing Up Ads <ul><li>Livingroomcandidate.org- “What Kind” </li></ul><ul><li>“Not Now” </li></ul>
  4. 4. Transition <ul><li>How is Ms. Mitchem biased? </li></ul>
  5. 5. Bias with 3 Lil Pigs <ul><li>Please take out your homework from last night </li></ul>
  6. 6. Political Campaigns:
  7. 7. <ul><li>How do you think citizens should go about making informed decisions? </li></ul>Take-Home Point
  8. 8. Today’s Agenda <ul><li>Do-Now + Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Announcements + Review </li></ul><ul><li>Homework Checks </li></ul><ul><li>Role of Media </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Vocab + Notes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Palin-tastic! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Op-Eds- your turn! </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Vocab <ul><li>Op-Ed Pieces : opposite-editorial pieces- writings designed to influence people; usually written by an expert in that field </li></ul><ul><li>Mass media : means of communication that reach a large audience </li></ul>
  10. 10. Key Question <ul><li>How does the media influence our views of political candidates and campaigns? </li></ul>
  11. 11. Case Study!
  12. 12. Sarah Palin & Russia <ul><li>In an interview with ABC’s Charlie Gibson on September 11, 2008, vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin explained that Alaska’s physical proximity or closeness to Russia made her an expert on foreign policy. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Clip <ul><li>Sarah Palin interview with Katie Couric </li></ul>
  14. 14. Political Cartoon
  15. 15. Role of the Media <ul><li>How did the media impact voters’ opinions about Sarah Palin? </li></ul>
  16. 16. Roles of Mass Media in the Political Process <ul><li>Identifying candidates </li></ul><ul><li>Emphasizing selected issues </li></ul><ul><li>Writing editorials, creating political cartoons, and publish op-ed pieces </li></ul><ul><li>Broadcast different points of view </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Journalists & reporters try to remain neutral </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Op-Ed Blind Dates <ul><li>You are going to write your own editorial or op-ed in a newspaper. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Revolves around a 2008 candidate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Could be on any issue/topic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Must include 3 examples of bias </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Then you’ll switch articles with your blind date, and they must detect your biases. </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>Look underneath your desk! </li></ul>Find out who your blind date is!
  19. 19. <ul><li>How do you think citizens should go about making informed decisions? </li></ul>Take-Home Point

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