Yesterday we talked about Steve Jobs and how to use public outpourings of grief as a way to teach everything from argument to media literacy. Today we continue by looking at some other choices. I know that the below link don’t do justice to what exists. They do however provide varied points of view. Click around and let us know if you have other resources/ideas.
Leave it to The New Yorker. While I profiled their Back Issues Blog yesterday, the quality of their articles is undeniable. Today we look at an article from the News Desk. It’s perfect for student use in class. They can practice annotating for SOAPSTone and evaluating O’Rourke’s argument. What’s useful about this article is that it also includes links to other memorials which means a “multi-layered” media literacy strand. Read more