The Role of Media | iCivics (2024)


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Lesson Plan

What is the media? What does it do? Students examine the types and roles of the media by taking on the role of newsmaker and agenda setter.

iCivics en español! Student and class materials for this lesson are available in Spanish.

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  • EL/ML
  • Spanish

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