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Guiteras Elementary School Library: 2017 Media Literacy Week

Media Literacy Week is Nov. 6-10

2017 Media Literacy Week Study at Guiteras School Library: Animated GIFs

"Media Literacy is the ability to ACCESS, ANALYZE, EVALUATE, COMMUNICATE and CREATE using all forms of communication. The mission of Media Literacy Week is to highlight the power of media literacy education and its essential role in education today."


GIF Criteria

After we have had a chance to make some animated GIFs, we will analyze them and create a list of criteria for the next round of animated GIFs that we make.

Make your GIF!

Our Learning Targets

I can use good digital citizenship skills in order to effectively contribute to our learning community through group discussions and partner work.  

(1.3.3 Follow ethical and legal guidelines in gathering and using information.)

(3.2.2 Show social responsibility by participating actively with others in learning situations and by contributing questions and ideas during group discussions)


I can understand the creator's purpose for image and word choice in order to play with language and images to create an aminated GIF to share within and outside our learning community.

(3.3.4 Create products that apply to authentic, real-world contexts.)

(3.3.5 Contribute to the exchange of ideas within and beyond the learning community.)

(4.3.1 Participate in the social exchange of ideas, both electronically and in person.)

Key Questions of Media Literacy

Guiteras Photo Gallery

You can use the Guiteras-related images below to make your animated GIF.

How?  Use two fingers to click, click on "Save image to Google Drive."

When you go to Giphy , you will click on "Choose photo or GIF" and then click on the image from your Drive.


World Book Student

Safe websites for Images


Morgue File 

(free high resolution digital stock photography)


(safe, free image library for education)



EduPic Graphical Resources 

(free photographs & graphics for education)


  Library of Congress American Memories

(provides free and open access through the Internet to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience)



****Thanks to Capt. Paine School's Librarian for this box.*****