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Media Literacy Lesson - Dog DNA Tests

Media Literacy Lesson - Dog DNA Tests

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Total Pages: 29 pages
Answer Key: Included with rubric
Teaching Duration: 2 Hours
File Size: 1.39 MB
File Type: Zip (PDFs)

If your students love dogs, they will love this lesson on Dog DNA Tests. Students will examine the claims made by these DNA test companies and see if the results match up. This is a perfect way to cover media literacy skills. With this lesson, your class will develop a deeper understanding of consumer awareness and marketing claims. This lesson can be used for consumer awareness, media literacy, or science lessons.

Resource Includes:

  • 1 Media Literacy Lessons
  • Dog DNA Google Slides Game
  • Detailed Lesson Plan
  • Graphic Organizers
  • Journal Entries
  • Extend Your Learning Choice Board
  • Answer Keys
  • Assessment Rubric
  • PDF & Google Slides™ Formats

Lesson Outline

  1. Introduction to Consumer Awareness
  2. Dog DNA Google Slides Game
  3. Comprehension Questions + Answer Key
  4. Journal Entry Assessment
  5. Quiz + Answer Key
  6. Extend Your Learning Assignment

Teacher Feedback

  1. “This was very fun! The students really enjoyed it and the game was really fun.  Very easy to use and engaging for the students.”
  2. “It was a great whole group activity and discussion to ignite conversation about media literacy.”
  3. “Perfect for middle schoolers! Engaging informational text is a challenge to find for 7th graders, but this one did the trick! Dogs, DNA, and Digital - exactly what this teacher needed. Great resource!”

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