A recent study by Stanford University found an overwhelming majority of students were not able to tell the difference between so-called fake news and real news. Part of the solution involves providing students with the media literacy skills they need to evaluate sources, including social media. Students will explore the problems with fake news and gain confidence exploring the media that they come across every day.
How do you know if a news source is reliable?
Other Instructional Materials or Notes:
- Grade 3: Read grade-appropriate irregularly spelled words.
- RI.LCS.11 Analyze and critique how the author uses structures in print and multimedia texts to craft informational and argument writing.
Lesson Created By: AmandaBoyd