Finer grained standards that are part of this one
understand that facts can be verified and opinions cannot.
distinguish fact from opinion.
identify the effect of persuasive messages on the audience.
notice use of persuasive language and connotations to convey viewpoint.
recognize that each medium creates meaning differently using visual or verbal techniques. For example, a dissolving picture indicates the passing of time, as do transitional words and phrases in verbal presentations.
deconstruct and analyze the elements of a variety of media including layout, pictures, and text features in print media, and camera shots, lighting, editing and sound in TV, radio, and film.
analyze a media text considering what techniques have been used and their purpose.
recognize that production elements in media are composed based on audience and purpose to create specific effects.
identify persuasive techniques in the media including:
recognize and identify opinions in the media.