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Mockumentary Unit



Total Pages: 74 pages
Answer Key: Included with rubric
Teaching Duration: 2 Weeks

Mockumentary Unit

Use this Mockumentary Unit to have fun with your students while covering media literacy expectations. Students will learn about media literacy and mockumentaries. As a final project, each group will create their own mockumentary video to raise awareness about a topic they are passionate about.

  • This resource contains individual PDFs of student pages to assist with online learning, i.e. Google Classroom™ as well as Google Slides™ formatted lessons for 1:1 schools.

This unit is also included in the Full Year Middle School English Language Arts Bundle 2

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This Mockumentary Unit Includes:

  • 6 Lessons
  • Detailed Teacher Instructions
  • Anchor Charts
  • Graphic Organizers
  • Student Notes
  • Creating A Mockumentary Assignment
  • 2 Google Slideshows
  • Answer Keys
  • Assessment Rubrics (Levels or Points)
  • Digital & PDF Formats

Mockumentary Unit Lesson Overview:

  1. Introduction to Media, Media Literacy and Critical Thinking
  2. What is a Mockumentary?
  3. How to Spot a Mockumentary
  4. Creating Effective Videos
  5. Creating a Mockumentary
  6. Mockumentary Presentations

Teacher Feedback:

  1. “Great media literacy resource for junior grades! Highly recommend this TPT seller!”
  2. “I teach a media and marketing class. We used this in the spring as an end of year project. Kids loved it. They made hilarious videos about the school.”
  3. “A very engaging resource that my students enjoyed.”

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