Media and Graffiti Combo Tour Resources

Media and Graffiti Combo Tour

  • DOWNLOAD: <link>Media and Graffiti Info Pack
  • Optional: <link>Interactive walking tour route map
  • Please bring a notepad and pen for the reporting exercise. And something to take photos with for the Graffiti Tour.
  • DAY OF MATERIALS & PREP:
    Required In-Class Preparation: Prepare students to be Street Reporters as follows:
    1) Break them into groups of 3-4.
    2) Ask them to imagine they are journalists reporting for a newspaper, magazine or online site of their (or your) choice.
    2) Review the topic—The Robots are Coming!—by reading these two newspaper stories: Automated out of a job, <link>and Will my daughter have to compete with a robots for a job?
    3) Ask them to form THREE key questions that they can ask passers-by.
  • <link>Optional Reporting Assignment: Can be tailored to all grade levels


Testimonials

“The Green walk was fantastic! It had strong curriculum links for what we cover in class, i.e. ecological footprint and sustainability, as well as alternative land uses and urban planning.”

–Kim E, Head of Geography, Thornhill Secondary School

“The guides were knowledgeable, the content was engaging, and the activities were relevant. My students loved it! The tour was a great way for my students to learn more about the media industry while exploring various types of media found in an urban setting.”

–Pam H, Media Studies Teacher, F.E. Madill SS, Wingham, ON