Watch the video twice. The first time, just watch. The second time, take notes. Write down all the topics mentioned in the piece.
5-10 minute class discussion.
What was the main message of the piece?
What specific topics were mentioned in the piece?
What was the tone?
Do you agree or disagree with the message? Explain why or why not.
Everyone will be randomly assigned a topic from the piece. Your job is to research your topic, looking for examples of the topic in the media. Look for recent stories (nothing more than two years old). Find at least three stories in the news. Read the stories and be prepared to discuss the stories in class. Email me the links to your three stories. You may want to print your stories so you can refer to them during class discussion.
Share stories with the class.
How easy was it to find stories relating to the topics mentioned in this piece?
How are these issues being covered by the news media? Fair? Unfair? Explain.