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Media Ready
Janis Kupersmidt, Ph.D.

Grade Levels 6 –8

Media Ready is an evidence-based media literacy program for 6th- to 8th-grade students, designed to delay or prevent underage alcohol and tobacco use. Through ten lessons of interactive activities, handson practice, and small group work, students discover the media world around them and develop skills to better understand the messages that are being sent to them.

Program Learning Objectives

- Encourage healthy cognitions about alcohol and tobacco use.
- Enhance critical thinking skills.
- Delay or prevent the onset of underage alcohol and tobacco use.

Program Structure
10 class sessions, approximately 45 minutes each

Program Components
- Comprehensive, easy-to-use Teacher’s Manual
- Student Workbooks
- Media examples and activity resources


 
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