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.

  • Elementary School Resources
  • Middle School Resources
  • High School Resources
  • Lessons & Reading

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


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