Reality Television provides a balanced look at a hot-button topic. Discover what reality television is, its popularity, and its history, from Candid Camera to The Real World and Survivor. Learn what makes it controversial, including contestant behavior and show themes. Full-color photos, a glossary, an index, sidebars, primary source documents, and other creative content enhance the book. It also includes prompts and activities that directly engage students in developing the reading, writing, and critical thinking skills required by the Common Core standards. This well-researched title has a credentialed content consultant and aligns with Common Core and state standards. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.