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The ABCs of Media Literacy


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As a way to integrate media literacy into MJ's home school environment, he is using Blogtalkradio as a digital tool for all of his subjects. With this show, MJ hopes to encourage other children to apply listening, speaking and media literacy skills and strategies to communicate with a variety of audiences. Tune-in to hear oral book reports/reviews, mock news reports, music recitals, poems, new science discoveries, world history presentations, math logic, essays, and more.

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MJ compares and contrasts the dramascript Oliver Twist, the movie Annie, and the novel Pollyanna. This media literacy project will be performed for his fourth grade language arts class.

Pollyanna is a fictional book written by Eleanor Hodgeman Porter. This oral book report is a precursor to MJ's pending oral book report on the dramascript, Oliver Twist, wherein he will compare and contrast that dramascript with Pollyanna and... more
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