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The children should be able to understand that everyone has a point of view, and understand that different people have different points of view. The children should be able to explore how to assess a point of view and identify points of view presented in an advertisement and/or article.

Learning Intentions

Language and Literacy: Talking and Listening

  • Share, respond to and evaluate ideas, arguments and points of view and use evidence or reason to justify opinions, actions or proposals.
  • Prepare and give a short oral presentation to a familiar group, showing an awareness of audience and including the use of multimedia presentations.
  • Use appropriate quality of speech and voice, speaking audibly and varying register, according to the purpose and audience.

Language and Literacy: Reading

  • Consider, interpret and discuss texts, exploring the ways in which language can be manipulated in order to affect the reader or engage attention.
  • Begin to be aware of how different media present information, ideas and events in different ways.

Language and Literacy: Writing

  • Write for a variety of purposes and audiences, selecting, planning and using appropriate style and form.

PD&MU: Strand 2  – Mutual Understanding in the Local and Wider Community

  • Examining the role of advertising at a local and or global level.
  • Exploring how the media present information.
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