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Identify Purpose of a Medium


Identify the purpose of a medium (i.e., to inform, to persuade, to entertain, to describe). SPI 0601.7.3

Links verified on 6/20/2014

  1. Comparative Exercise - find all the features unique to the text format.
  2. Overview of Fifty-Two Media - learn about the different types of media and their purpose
  3. Semiotics 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
  4. Test Tutor - author's purpose and perspective This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding

A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons site for teachers | A PowerPoint show related to this standard PowerPoint show | An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format Acrobat document | A Microsoft Word document to be downloaded Word document | This interactive site would work well on an interactive whiteboard whiteboard resource | This resource includes voice instructions for students sound | A video is available through this link video format | This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data interactive lesson | This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding a quiz | A lesson plan can be found at this site lesson plan | This link includes something for the teacher to print to print

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