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Lesson Plan: Media Literacy & Avoiding “Fake News” (6-8)

The information age has so many perks, but there are a few major downfalls. With the constant avalanche of television news hurtling toward your students, it’s understandably difficult for them to separate facts from slanted fiction.

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Download this lesson plan to show your students how to truly read the news and use their logic to sort through the noise and uncover the truth.

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Discover how to evaluate media for its accuracy and credibility. In our course Teaching Media Literacy in a Post-Truth World, you’ll discover techniques to show students the way to evaluate media and tell which outlets have credibility. You’ll also show your kids how to evaluate their own biases and prejudices so that an opinion never clouds the facts. 

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