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SS.7.C.2.11 - Media & Political Communications

Reporting Category 1: Origins and Purposes of Law and Government

Reporting Category 1: General

Enlightenment Ideas: SS.7.C.1.1

Impact of Key Documents: SS.7.C.1.2

English Policies: SS.7.C.1.3

Declaration of Independence: SS.7.C.1.4

Articles of Confederation: SS.7.C.1.5

Preamble of the Constitution: SS.7.C.1.6

Separation of Powers and Checks & Balances: SS.7.C.1.7

Federalists and Anti-Federalists: SS.7.C.1.8

Rule of Law: SS.7.C.1.9

Sources & Types of Laws: SS.7.C.3.10

Reporting Category 2: Roles, Rights, and Responsibilities of Citizens

Reporting Category 2: General

Citizenship: SS.7.C.2.1

Obligations of Citizens: SS.7.C.2.2

Bill of Rights & Other Amendments: SS.7.C.2.4

Constitutional Safeguards & Limits: SS.7.C.2.5

Constitutional Rights: SS.7.C.3.6

13th, 14th, 15th, 19th, 24th, & 26th Amendments: SS.7.C.3.7

Landmark Supreme Court Cases: SS.7.C.3.12

Reporting Category 3: Government Policies and Political Processes

Reporting Category 3: General

Political Parties: SS.7.C.2.8

Qualifications for Political Office: SS.7.C.2.9

Monitoring & Influencing Government: SS.7.C.2.10

Media & Political Communications: SS.7.C.2.11

Public Policy: SS.7.C.2.12

Multiple Perspectives: SS.7.C.2.13

U.S. Domestic & Foreign Policy: SS.7.C.4.1

Participation in International Organizations: SS.7.C.4.2

U.S. & International Conflicts: SS.7.C.4.3

Reporting Category 4: Organization and Function of Government

Reporting Category 4: General

Forms of Government: SS.7.C.3.1

Systems of Government: SS.7.C.3.2

Three Branches of Government: SS.7.C.3.3

Federalism: SS.7.C.3.4

Amendment Process: SS.7.C.3.5

Structure, Function, & Processes of Government: SS.7.C.3.8

Court System: SS.7.C.3.11

United States & Florida Constitutions: SS.7.C.3.13

Government Obligations & Services: SS.7.C.3.14

What You Need to Know:

Student Reading Review for SS.7.C.2.11

Analyze media and political communications (bias, symbolism, propaganda).

Overview:

Benchmark Clarifications:

  • Students will use scenarios to identify bias, symbolism, and propaganda. Read more!
  • Students will evaluate how bias, symbolism, and propaganda can impact public opinion. Read more!

Example One (Low Complexity)

Which option presents a clear point of view?

A. bias

B. metaphor

C. propaganda

D. symbolism

CLICK HERE FOR ANSWER & EXPLANATIONS

Example Two (Moderate Complexity)

The poster below was created in 1917.

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Which type of communication is shown in this poster?

A. accurate

B. biased

C. informational

D. propagandized

CLICK HERE FOR ANSWER & EXPLANATIONS

Example Three (High Complexity)

The poster below was placed in public buildings, businesses, and schools by a civil rights group.

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What long term policy goal of the interest group?

A. electing candidates

B. regulating elections

C. improving citizens' lives

D. influencing political appointments

CLICK HERE FOR ANSWER & EXPLANATIONS

C.2.11 - Vocabulary

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Chapter 11, Section 1 - p. 272-276