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Hepburn, Mary A. – Social Education, 1997
Provides background information and learning activities for six areas of inquiry concerning media literacy and violence. These are (1) "Monitoring 'Action' in TV Cartoons"; (2) "To Market, To Market (Share)"; (3) "What's 'Educational' Anyway"; (4) "Rating the TV Rating System"; (5) "Nine Risks of TV Violence"; and (6) "Teenagers in the News." (MJP)
Descriptors: Content Analysis, Critical Viewing, Elementary Secondary Education, Journalism
Kaplan, Don – School Library Media Activities Monthly, 1986
Reviews research on the relationship between children's television viewing and their school achievement and describes learning activities related to television that are designed to teach vocabulary, grammar, and reading comprehension; promote independent reading; and encourage students to become more critical viewers. (Author/EM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Commercial Television, Critical Thinking, Elementary Secondary Education