Introduction to PSA

Goal: The students will learn about Public Service announcements (“PSAs”) and what sets them apart from a regular commercial.

Activities: Students will be shown the following PSAs:
Cyber predator
Cyber Predator
drunk driving( download goggle video player)
Students wil be introduced to the Ad Coucil web site and view historical ad campains,

The following questions will be discussed with each PSA

What is the point of this PSA?
What does this PSA want to teach people?
What does the PSA start and end with?
What different techniques are used in creating the PSA?

Watch a student produced video from St. Albans City School: