Using Holiday Toy Commercials To Instill Media Literacy Skills

Resource Links:

http://www.middleweb.com/18953/using-toy-ads-build-media-literacy-skills/
http://www.frankwbaker.com/mlc/toys

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Media literacy guru Frank W. Baker wants to convince teachers that toy advertisements are a great media literacy teaching tool. Video clips and colorful ‘print’ ads abound on the Internet and are sure to engage students. Baker provides discussion questions & lesson ideas to get started.

Resource submitted by NAMLE Lifetime Member Frank Baker

Frank W. Baker is a media literacy education consultant and the author of three books, including Media Literacy In the K-12 Classroom (ISTE, 2012). He contributed two chapters to Mastering Media Literacy (Solution Tree, December 2013). In November 2013, Frank was a recipient of the National Telemedia Council‘s annual Jessie McCanse Award given for individual contributions to the field of media literacy over at least 10 years. Follow him on Twitter @fbaker.

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