Teaching Media Literacy in the Classroom


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Why should we incorporate media literacy in our classrooms?

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1. Which of the following could be a useful media tool in the classroom?

2. What is the BEST reason to allow students to create their own media?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Media literacy is important in today's society, and the worksheet and quiz work in tandem to assess your understanding of how to teach media literacy in a classroom setting. The questions ask about a variety of media literacy concepts and educational tools.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz is written to test you on these ideas:

  • Useful media tools for education
  • Goal of media literacy
  • Student-created media
  • The importance of incorporating media literacy into the curriculum

Skills Practiced

Apply these key skills to achieve success on the quiz/worksheet combo:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about teaching media literacy in the classroom from the related lesson
  • Making connections - use your knowledge of educational instruction to identify an effective method of teaching media literacy
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine the idea of allowing students to create media in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding useful classroom media tools and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Check out the comprehensive lesson entitled Teaching Media Literacy in the Classroom to learn more. Key objectives covered in the lesson are:

  • Identify a real-world example of how media literacy can change the world
  • Know which U.S. states include media literacy as an essential skill
  • Understand the importance of including media literacy instruction in multiple subjects and across the curriculum