Multimedia Resources


For background reading on media literacy and consumerism, see...

  chapter 8 of our high school text, Exploring Global Issues 

Buy, Use, Toss? a two-week unit on consumption

unit 5 of our supplemental high school text, It's All Connected

chapters 8 and 9 of our middle school text, Global Issues and Sustainable Solutions

week 9 of our Newspapers in Education articles

Media Literacy and Consumerism

Here is a list of recommended resources for teaching and learning about media literacy and consumerism including topics such as commercialism, marketing, and independent media. Below each resource you will find links to related Facing the Future lessons. 

  • Elementary School Resources
  • Middle School Resources
  • High School Resources

Please contact us if you would like to suggest a resource or comment on any of these resources.

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