Media Literacy: 1968

Media Literacy: 1968

Media Literacy: 1968

Analyze the power of the media

Travel back to the groundbreaking sights and sounds of a tumultuous year. Students analyze various media messages in photos, TV commercials and other media. They'll also gain insight into today's media by evaluating messages related to the political and social upheaval of 1968.

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD): Students are encouraged to use tablets, smartphones, ipods or laptops to participate in this lesson. BYOD works with 1:1 devices, computer labs or as few as 4 devices in the classroom.

Teacher Supplementary Materials

Visit the 1968 website for Educator Resources.

Literature Connections

Visit the 1968 website for more information on sources and literature connections. 


History Live

Grades 7-12
Length of time: 
50 minutes
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