Teaching kids the ins and outs of advertising can be a lot of fun, especially since marketers can target kids so effectively. I’ve noticed that students love media literacy topics, especially the idea of creating their own ads. That’s why I’ve come up with the perfect advertising unit for your students. The unit package includes a great classroom poster to display on your bulletin boards. Poster Set After going through the posters and discussing ad techniques, it’s time to start the unit! Teaching Tips Attract In the first section, students are asked to plan an ad meant to attract customers. They start off with a graphic organizer to help effectively plan just how they will attract buyers. HereContinue reading
Whether you’re looking for a fun fractions activity or looking to build your students’ self-esteem, look no further :D. I’ve got a cross-curricular fractions activity that will get your students practicing both their math and writing skills. Oh, and it’s a super-hero themed activity to boot. The package includes an introductory brainstorming page. This is where students are meant to think about their greatest qualities, and list them: Next, students begin drawing out their superhero image, and label a fractioned circle: These superheroes would be great as a way to decorate a bulletin board. Either cut out the superhero figures, or clue the page onto a construction paper backing. The package also includes clipart images,Continue reading
For those of you who have read and enjoyed Nightly News with Safa, here is a free book study package for you and your students/kids! This is a cross-curricular book study and includes topics such as media literacy, writing with details, reading skills and character development. The package also includes two rubrics, and a student self-assessment section. Here are some snapshots of just some of the 13 pages in this package: If you like this package, please share it with friends, parents and colleagues. Also, feel free to submit some student sample work for a shout out on our Instagram and Facebook page! Happy Reading!