determine author’s purpose and distinguish factual content from opinion and possible bias.
- Communication: Speaking, Listening, Media Literacy
The student will examine how values and points of view are included or excluded and how media influences beliefs and behaviors. a) Evaluate sources including advertisements, editorials, blogs, Web sites, and other media for relationships between intent, factual content, and opinion. b) Determine the author’s purpose and intended effect on the audience for media messages.