"Media Triangle." Media Literacy Clearinghouse.
The media triangle provides a checklist of questions for deconstructing media texts. The website also includes lesson plans, current events, and recommended resources. "Tackling Fake News: Strategies for Teaching Media Literacy." DePasquale, John. Scholastic.
This website explains what media literacy is, why it is important, and gives ideas and lessons for teaching it. It is designed for middle school teachers, but can be adapted to any grade level. 15 Resources for Teaching Media Literacy. Masten, MacKenzie. ASCD. (2017).
ASCD has compiled a list of resources from media literacy experts providing thoughts, tools, and tips for teaching media literacy, evaluating media resources, and more. "Teaching Media Literacy: Its Importance and 10 Engaging Activities." Guido, Marcus. Prodigy, (2017).
This blog explains why teaching media literacy is important and provides ten activities ranging K-12 for teaching it. "Media Literacy." BrainPOP, (2017).
This video is targeted to students and is a good introduction to what media literacy is, the types of media students might encounter, and suggestions for reading the messages. Be skeptical! Media Literacy: Middle School Unit 1
Although targeted for junior high or middle school students, this clip discusses critical questions that students should be asking when analyzing any type of media, the material can be adjusted accordingly for student age. Center for Media Literacy
This website gives great descriptions of what media literacy is, is not, and basic principles of media literacy education. How can advertising subliminally affect a person? "The Simpsons: Klown Kollege."
This clip is from the television program "The Simpsons." It gives an exaggerated, but humorous look at how advertising can affect the way a person perceives the world. Utah Core Standards for Literacy
The Utah Core Standards for grades 6-12 include standards for literacy in every content area. They are on pages 69-81 of the linked document.