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

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.

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.

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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