TVO Learn 7 & 8 Media Literacy

Who endorses which product?


OVERALL EXPECTATION

1. demonstrate an understanding of a variety of media texts

Grade 7 Specific expectations
1.1 explain how various media texts address their intended purpose and audience

1.2  explain how various media texts address their intended purpose and audience

1.3 evaluate the effectiveness of the presentation and treatment of ideas, information, themes, opinions, issues, and/or experiences in media texts

1.4 explain why different audiences might have different responses to a variety of media texts

1.5 demonstrate understanding that different media texts reflect different points of view

1.6  identify who produces various media texts and determine the commercial, ideological, political, cultural, and/or artistic interests or perspectives that the texts may involve
Grade 8 Specific expectations
1.1 explain how a variety of media texts address their intended purpose and audience

1.2 interpret increasingly complex or difficult media texts, using overt and implied messages as evidence for their interpretations

1.3 evaluate the effectiveness of the presentation and treatment of ideas, information, themes, opinions, issues, and/or experiences in media texts

1.4 explain why different audiences might have different responses to a variety of media texts

1.5 demonstrate understanding that different media texts reflect different points of view and that some texts reflect multiple points of vie

1.6 identify who produces various media texts and determine the commercial, ideological, political, cultural, and/or artistic interests or perspectives that the texts may involve

OVERALL EXPECTATION

2. identify some media forms and explain how the conventions and techniques associated with them are used to create meaning;

Grade 7 Specific expectations

2.1 explain how individual elements of various media forms combine to create, reinforce, and/or enhance meaning


2.2 identify the conventions and techniques used in a variety of media forms and explain how they help convey meaning and influence or engage the audience 

Grade 8 Specific expectations

2.1 explain how individual elements of various media forms combine to create, reinforce, and/or enhance meaning


2.2 identify the conventions and techniques used in a variety of media forms and explain how they help convey meaning and influence or engage the audience

Grade 7

Paid advertisements and endorsements

Join Teacher Jessica who explores Media Literacy and explains paid advertisements, endorsements, and influencer markets. Consider how to research different influencers, what they promote, and strategies they use to influence our decisions.
This video activity highlights expectations 1.2, 1.3, 2.2,  . For additional learning activities for grade 7 media literacy, please explore the TVO Learn activities listed below.

Grade 8

The Purpose of Online Media Texts

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Teacher Jessica explores Media Literacy and explains the potential of a growth mindset while navigating media texts and online platforms. Discover the use of media and how specific media texts are intended for particular audiences.
This video activity highlights expectations 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, and 1.5. For additional learning activities for grade 8 media literacy, please explore the TVO Learn activities below.

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