The Fourth R team has developed free lesson plans on Critical Media Literacy for all elementary and secondary students and parents and on Representations of Youth in Media for youth ages 13-16. Students taught to approach media from a critical perspective understand that all media are constructions and that they are not neutral. Media literate students are able to question the media they consume – they ask questions about the author’s intent, the images used, how content represents diverse populations and relationships, and what effects those elements may have on themselves and those around them.
Critical Media Literacy
Resource Link: https://youthrelationships.org/pages/free-lesson-plans