The Role of Media and Politicians in Determining Culture

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Learning Objective

Today I am learning to analyze the influence that media and politics have on promoting positive or negative student culture by citing evidence from the article.

So I can … engage in thematic discussions about the responsibility of the media and politicians to the public with my classmates.

I know I understand when I am able to construct a five-paragraph essay response to the article discussing the role of the media in sensationalizing negative campaign rhetoric.

Learning Standard

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.11-12.2
Determine two or more central ideas of a text and analyze their development over the course of the text, including how they interact and build on one another to provide a complex analysis; provide an objective summary of the text.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.11-12.3
Analyze a complex set of ideas or sequence of events and explain how specific individuals, ideas, or events interact and develop over the course of the text.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.11-12.7
Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively) as well as in words in order to address a question or solve a problem.

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