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Podcasts are just like writing a beat

Description Students will listen to a podcast of their choice and analyze the elements contained within to understand how the audio format is closely related to writing they already understand. Objectives Students will analyze a podcast for its content. Students will recognize elements within the podcast …

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Covering sensitive topics — Media coverage of police brutality

This lesson explores news editorial coverage of the Michael Brown and Eric Garner cases by looking at editorials printed by major newspapers during the cases and grand jury investigations. The lesson begins by asking students what they already know about the Brown and Garner cases, and then pairs of students are assigned an editorial to read and analyze. Students then contribute to a collaborative document about how the media covered these events.

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