Body Language

Subjects: Personal Development, Science & Health
Grade Level: All
Source: Cable in the Classroom

Students—as well as adults—are influenced by images in the media. From movie posters to music videos, billboards to banner ads, we are tempted to measure ourselves against the styles, shapes, and symbols we see. Prom season—when how you look and what you wear take on special importance—is the perfect time to discuss body image, expand individuality, and increase critical thinking. The following activities are meant to be collaborative lessons for media specialists and teachers.

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