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					                                       Lesson Plan/Outline
By: Benjamin Tan                                                 Last Updated September 25, 2010

Course: MDM4U                      Unit: 1.Power of Info                Lesson No: 7

Objectives:

Specific Strategies Used:
  Research/Application
  Class Share

Materials Required:
  Magazines/Newspapers

Lesson Outline:

  Time        Description

  50          Media Bias

Assessment/Evaluation/Homework:
  p.60 #2, 6, 9i, 9iv

Date/Notes:




                                    All Your Bias Belong To Us

Find three articles or advertisements that display data and answer the following questions
  What (data) is being displayed?
  Is the way the data is being displayed in a biased manner?
  What is the desired conclusion of the article/ad?
  How should/would you change the article/ad to improve it?
                                  MDM4U Media Bias Assignment

Name: ___________________________                                            K       T      C       A

Find two articles or advertisements that display data and answer the following questions
  What (data) is being displayed?
  Is the way the data is being displayed in a biased manner?
  What is the desired conclusion of the article/ad?
  How should/would you change the article/ad to improve it?



  Criterion          Level 1         Level 2         Level 3             Level 4                  Cat.
                                                     (Expectation)
  Completion         Incomplete      Minimal work    Complete            Complete with
                                     done                                detailed explanations       KT
  Detail             No details      Few details     Some details        Very detailed
                                                                         descriptions                TC
  Presentation       Sloppy or       Some errors     Few errors          Organized, clean and
                     messy work                                          interesting                     C
  Describe Data      Incomplete      Minimal         Complete            Described in detail
                                                                         with insight                    K
  Article Bias       Incomplete      Minimal         Complete            Several possible types
                                                                         of bias identified          KT
  Desired            Incomplete      Minimal         Complete            Excellent understand-
  Conclusion                                                             ding of article             TA
  Suggestions for    Incomplete      Minimal         Complete            Good application of
  Improvement                                                            displays of data            TA

                                                                     K        T       C      A




  Criterion          Level 1         Level 2         Level 3             Level 4                  Cat.
                                                     (Expectation)
  Completion         Incomplete      Minimal work    Complete            Complete with
                                     done                                detailed explanations       KT
  Detail             No details      Few details     Some details        Very detailed
                                                                         descriptions                TC
  Presentation       Sloppy or       Some errors     Few errors          Organized, clean and
                     messy work                                          interesting                     C
  Describe Data      Incomplete      Minimal         Complete            Described in detail
                                                                         with insight                    K
  Article Bias       Incomplete      Minimal         Complete            Several possible types
                                                                         of bias identified          KT
  Desired            Incomplete      Minimal         Complete            Excellent understand-
  Conclusion                                                             ding of article             TA
  Suggestions for    Incomplete      Minimal         Complete            Good application of
  Improvement                                                            displays of data            TA

                                                                     K        T       C      A

				
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