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Author: Michael Spencer; Molly McGill; KRMA-TV (Television station : Denver, Colo.); Rocky Mountain PBS (Firm); Great Plains National Instructional Television Library.
Publisher: Lincoln, NE : GPN, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : Partial animation : Elementary and junior high school   Visual material : English
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"'TV planet' is a four-part television program that demonstrates media literacy concepts for students in upper elementary and middle school grades. Each segment spoofs various types of television programs, using humor to teach critical thinking and viewing skills"--Guide.
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Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Partial animation, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Spencer; Molly McGill; KRMA-TV (Television station : Denver, Colo.); Rocky Mountain PBS (Firm); Great Plains National Instructional Television Library.
OCLC Number: 43956379
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: "Produced by Rocky Mountain PBS as part of the Critical Viewing Skills project, funded by The Colorado Trust"--Guide.
Partly animation.
Duration: 26:40 (label); 30:00 (guide).
Accompanying guide includes discussions of media literacy and critical viewing skills; it also outlines the program, offers 'curriculum connections' and lesson plans for each of the four segments (with activities and discussion questions), and provides a brief glossary and list of outside resources.
"753.000"--Container.
Credits: Written and edited by Michael Spencer ; photography, Dave Kinney et al. ; project coordinator and guide writer/editor, Molly McGill.
Performer(s): Cast: Doug Kaehn, Abby Perlmutter, Jeremy Johnson ; narrator: Chet Sisk.
Target Audience: Grades 4-8.
Description: 1 videocassette (26 min., 40 sec.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. + 1 guide (16 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm)
Details: VHS format.
Contents: segment 1. Brought to you by ... (Who pays for television?) --
seg. 2. Do you really want to hurt me? (Television violence) --
seg. 3. Does it "ad" up? (Truth in advertising) --
seg. 4. How'd they do that? (Television production).
Other Titles: Discover the secrets of television
TV planets
Responsibility: KRMA TV, Denver ; produced by Rocky Mountain PBS ; producer/director, Michael Spencer.

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"'TV planet' is a four-part television program that demonstrates media literacy concepts for students in upper elementary and middle school grades. Each segment spoofs various types of television programs, using humor to teach critical thinking and viewing skills"--Guide.

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Excellent help for children's media literacy and understanding

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Trapped in the bizarre world of television, our young heroes (Jack, Joyce, and John) have only one hope of escape. They must unmask the illusion of the television world as they have entered a fantasy world where commercials are...
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