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7th Grade - Purpose of Medium


Identify the purpose of a medium (i.e., to inform, to persuade, to entertain, to describe). SPI 0701.7.3

Links verified on 6/4/2014

  1. Test Tutor - author's purpose and perspective This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  2. Comparative Exercise - find all the features unique to the text format. [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.]
  3. Overview of Fifty-Two Media - learn about the different types of media and their purpose
  4. A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessonsSemiotics for Beginners - in-depth study of systems of signs; 'semiology aims to take in any system of signs, whatever their substance and limits; images, gestures, musical sounds, objects, and the complex associations of all of these, which form the content of ritual, convention or public entertainment

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