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2004 Spin/Counter-Spin: Speeches, Articles, Ads & Websites

Media literacy and critical thinking lesson analyzing speeches, articles, ads and website post about the 2004 Bush Kerry campaigns for messages about political campaign spin and target audience.

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Playlist: English Language Arts
Unit: 2000-2008 Targeting the Spin
Kit: Media Constructions of Presidential Campaigns
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Resource Details

Relevant Subject Area(s)

English Language Arts, General Media And Information Literacy, Commercial Arts/Advertising, Journalism, US History And Government, Economics

Grade Level(s)

High School

Media Type(s)

Informational Text, News Article/headlines, Speech, Television Commercial/PSA


Sox Sperry & Chris Sperry

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Resource Standard Common Core ELA Strand
Reading: History Social Studies (RH), Reading: Informational text (RI), Speaking and Listening (SL)