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Media Representations of Working Class Men: Different Eras, Different Understandings



In this media literacy activity students analyze a portion of a mural from the 1930s and a clip from “The Simpsons” TV show from the 1990s for messages about media representation of working class men.

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Resource Details


Relevant Subject Area(s)

Psychology, Visual Arts, Film/Video Arts, US History And Government, Economics, Sociology

Grade Level(s)

Middle School, High School

Media Type(s)

Animated Film, Illustration, Television Programanimated Film

Author(s)

Sox Sperry

View Standards

Resource Standard Common Core ELA Strand
Reading: History Social Studies (RH)