Lights! Camera! Action!
Students demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between perspectives and practices of television entertainment and use this knowledge to interact effectively in cultural contexts.
Learn from Selected Countries/Cultures:
Knowledge of cultural similarities and differences in selected cultures
Norms for appropriate TV entertainment in selected cultures
Knowledge of TV entertainment broadcasting system in selected cultures
Students watch and discuss TV examples from selected culture. Use a graphic organizer to compare programs from selected culture with American TV programs.
Students use a graphic organizer to classify programs from TV listings into categories.
Student groups write and perform a commercial appropriate for selected cultures.
Student groups write a script or do a story board for a typical TV program in selected culture.
Student groups find or write and perform a culturally appropriate theme song.
Student groups design, perform, and tape a video program showing examples of TV programs from different cultures.
Written and Oral Presentations:
Student groups write and perform a commercial meeting checklist criteria.
Student groups write a script or do a story board for a TV program meeting specified criteria.
Student groups find or write and perform a theme song meeting rubric criteria.
Student groups design, perform, and tape a video program showing examples of TV programs from different cultures. (Video – 3-5 minutes per team member . Create a rubric.)
Authentic TV programs