The Media Education Lab creates free multimedia curriculum materials to help learners of all ages advance knowledge, skills, and competencies.
Elements of Language
Elements of Language (Holt, Rinehart and Winston) is the first English language arts textbook to fully incorporate media literacy throughout the series for students in grades 6 -12.
Messages & Meanings
Lesson plans for analyzing news media, developed by Renee Hobbs in coordination with the Newspaper Association of America
Newsweek's Media Literacy Skills Builder
Help students understand advertising, media ownership, and issues of representation.
SNAPS Photo Cards for Media Literacy
SNAPS photo cards are an easy-to-use set of 30 large cardboard cards depicting a variety of different types of television programs.
Finally-- a flexible teaching resource for children! They're fun!
The SNAPS photo cards help young children acquire a vocabulary for talking about what they see on television.Explore media literacy issues including target audience, point of view, purpose, violence in the media, advertising and materialism, and the representation of gender and race. Use the cards to support reading, writing, speaking and listening skill development. Available from the Center for Media Literacyhttp://www.medialit.org
Mind Over Media: Analyzing Contemporary Propaganda
Propaganda Education for a Digital Age: Book and Online Learning
Powerful Voices for Kids
A book and website explores media literacy with Philadelphia elementary school students and teachers
Help students understand how copyright and fair use supports creativity and the spread of knowledge
Iranian Youth and Media Literacy
Lesson plans explore issues of identity and representation in this youth media workshop for Iranian-American youth
Assignment: Media Literacy
After almost 30 years, it's a classic resource for K-12 teachers from the Media Education Lab!
My Pop Studio
My Pop Studio is a free online game that introduces children ages 9 - 14 to digital and media literacy.