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Contents Acknowledgments Introduction: Media Literacy: Finding a Foothold in the English Classroom Scott Sullivan NCTE/IRA Standards Companion Disk Directory I. Getting Started: Getting Started: ?When Was I Supposed to Learn That?? Scott Sullivan 1. Capturing the Pulitzer Prize Photo: An Exercise in Photo Manipulation Belinha S. De Abreu Walsh Intermediate School 2. Snapshot Stories Louis Mazza University of the Arts 3. Vocabulary Media Journals: Finding Multimedia to Define Words William Kist Kent State University 4. Building Active Viewing Skills: An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge Mark Dolce National Louis University 5. Video Themes: An Introduction to Composing with Images David L. Bruce Kent State University 6. Truly an iMovie: Composing Video Diaries Stephen Murphy New Trier H. S. II. Media and Literature: Media and Literature: Read It, Watch It, Analyze It, Shoot It Mary T. Christel 7. Visualizing the Literary Text Using Storyboards and Basic Cinematic Techniques Neil Rigler, Carol Porter-O?Donnell, and Deerfield H.S. Tom O?Donnell Highland Park H.S. 8. Video Games as a Tool for In-Depth Plot Analysis Nili Friedman Vanderbilt University & Akiva School 9. All about Emma: Using Multiple Film Adaptations to Teach Literary Elements Elizabeth Kenney Adlai E. Stevenson H.S. 10. Analyzing Epic Patterns of The Odyssey in Contemporary Films JacquieJacqueline Cullen Adlai E. Stevenson H.S. 11. Reading Graphic Novels: An Approach to Spiegelman?s Maus Kathleen Turner Northern Illinois University 12. Creating Video Poetry David Bengtson Minnesota Institute for Talented Youth 13. Turning Text into Movie Trailers: The Romeo and Juliet iMovie Experience Scott Williams Adlai E. Stevenson H.S. III. Media and Popular Culture: Watching The Simpsons Can Make Me Smarter? Mary T. Christel 14. Reflections of Society in Film: From Citizen Kane to Erin Brockovich Jane Freiburg Nickerson Gallaudet University 15. Teaching Nontraditional Film Narrative: Reversal of Fortune?s Reversal of Convention Cynthia Lucia Rider University 16. Unpacking the Popular Music Package: Analyzing the Production, Impact, and Potential of the Music Industry Karen Ambrosh Autobahn Technology and Communication Center 17. So, You Want to Be a Pop Star? Examining Corporate Control in the Music Industry Kate Glass and Rich Clark Buffalo Grove H.S. 18. Reading Reality Television: Cultivating Critical Media Literacy Kevin Howley DePauw University 19. Video Game Vigilance: Applying Critical Thinking to Video Games Angela Paradise University of Massachusetts-Amherst 20. Viewing Violence Critically: Examining Conflict in Media and Day-to-Day Life Erica Scharrer, Leda Cooks, and Mari Castañeda Paredes University of Massachusetts-Amherst IV. Media and Persuasion: Media and Persuasion: Techniques, Forms, and Construction Scott Sullivan 21. Filling in the Big Picture: Understanding Media Economics Stephanie A. Flores-Koulish Loyola College, Maryland 22. I Ate the Ad: Media Literacy and the Marketing of Junk Food Frank W. Baker Media Literacy Consultant 23. Inadequacy Illustrated: Decoding Teen Magazine Covers Brian Turnbaugh West Chicago H. S. 24. From Sammy Sosa to City Hall: Detecting Bias in Print News Jason Block Prospect H.S. 25. Deconstructing Broadcast News Charles F. Trafford Inglemoor H.S. 26. Video News Releases: When Is News Really News? Denise Sevick Bortree University of Florida 27. Creating a Public Service Announcement: Powerful Persuasion in 60 Seconds Laura Brown Adlai E. Stevenson H.S. Postscript: Copyright, Fair Use, and Classroom Media Production Scott Sullivan Editors Contributors
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Mass media in education -- United States.
Media literacy -- United States.
Media literacy -- Study and teaching (Secondary).