Critical Media Literacy: Days 3 and 4


On Monday we looked at how social norms appear in the media.

  1. Students shared out their product selections.
  2. We examined social norms using quotes around the room.


On Tuesday, we looked at persuasive techniques in the media.

  1. Students first received their book club books (Persepolis, Maus II, American Born Chinese, Running for Hope, or March I) and we took some time to read.
  2. We looked at ads and examined persuasive techniques in them:Propaganda Techniques (L16) We also looked at the persuasive techniques in the ad for our own product.
  3. Then, we analyzed the following Levi’s commercial with this handout: america

HW: Read the first half of your book club for next Tuesday 12/6!