The first step to accomplishing your task will be to investigate your field of expertise. After your teacher has assigned you a field, go to the corresponding envelope. Within your envelope, you'll find detailed instructions for your assignments and links to help you find information.

VIOLENCE
SEX
ALCOHOL
TOBACCO
PARANORMAL

AFTER YOUR RESEARCH ASSIGNMENT IS COMPLETE

 

 

Each of the resources below will give you information about Public Service Announcements or it may allow you to view a PSA.

Teenage sex PSAs
http://www.cfoc.org/tvads.html

Cease Fire - View the 7 broadcast PSAs
http://www.ceasefire.org/ceasefire.html

Crime Prevention PSA Storyboards
http://www.ncpc.org/7tv.htm

 

PRODUCTION ASSIGNMENT

With your group, you will develop a 30 second Public Service Announcement for teens.

Remember, your goal is to encourage teens to become a critical media viewer in your field.

  1. Write a script for your PSA.
  2. Assign production roles, including actors and voices.
  3. Create a specific storyboard for your PSA. You should include all necessary details, including video, sound and timing for the entire production.
  4. Turn in the storyboard to your teacher.
  5. After your storyboard has been approved, sign up for a production date.
  6. Produce and edit your PSA. Refer to your notes &/or textbook regarding television production as needed.