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Andrew O'Sullivan

A Brief History of Communication

Grades: 6th Grade, 5th Grade
Subjects: Reading, English Language Arts

Student Instructions

Watch the video, “A Brief History of Communication” and complete the activities on pages one, two, three and four. Page one; Define the term ‘communication’ in your own words? What does the word ‘communication’ mean to you? Page two; Watch the video and write a list of all the different means of communication that you see in the video. For example; the phone or a phone call is a means of communication. Page three; what do you think the red ball or light represents? Why do they do this in the video? Page 4; Why do the words ‘Live Unmuted’ come up at the end of the video? What message is the message in thr video?