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Media Smart Body Image Lesson

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Last updated 19 September 2013, created 04 October 2011, viewed 14,103

The new Media Smart Body Image lesson has been developed to align with The Government's campaign on Body Confidence. The aim of the one hour lesson is to provide an introduction into the role of the media and advertising in influencing young people's perception of body image. The Media Sm More…art lesson, aimed at 10-11 year olds, highlights techniques used in post-production and examples of positive body image campaigns to help children think critically about the images they are seeing

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  • Powerpoint documentLesson plan
    Body Image Powerpoint.ppt (3mb, Powerpoint document)
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    Extra Material-Advertising and Body Image Lesson.ppt (3mb, Powerpoint document)
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    Self Esteem worksheet.pdf (201kb, pdf document)
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    Teachers Notes.pdf (3mb, pdf document)
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Great resources, such an important topic to bring awareness about. Thanks

from benrossholbrook, 19 September 2013
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Brilliant thanks. Great You tube clip as shows manipulation, you can talk about it but to see it helps students to realise. Thanks v much for sharing this. Very helpful

from cambrai, 16 September 2013
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Really helpful and can be modifed for any Secondary class... Many thanks

from Faithwallbank, 24 September 2012
(report comment) 5 out of 5

Some very good resources here, easily adapted to suit the OCR Religious Education GCSE module Religion and the Media. Thanks!

from BlueJuno, 02 July 2012
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