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Teach Bias Through a Teacher-Created Fake News Article
What better way to teach bias than to have students become biased themselves? Although this article is heavily biased and fake, it is strikingly believable and created by myself. The article is about a group of protesting students called Defy. After reading the article, your students will become ne
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Communism Fake News Article
This is an article written by a fake news organization to illustrate Communism and what it could mean if it were employed within a high school setting. You may need to change the names of the school to match your own and otherwise personalize it but I have used it a few years now and kids never catc
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Social Media Literacy | Critical Thinking Activities & Skills | Fake News
Want to teach your students the digital literacy they need to stop the spread of fake news on social media but don't have the time to develop a lesson plan on this new and ever-developing topic?Included in this common core aligned resource is everything your students need to know about fake news and
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Detect & Dismiss: How to Spot Fake News {5 Lesson Plans}
This five-lesson unit is designed to train secondary students to recognize questionable content and “fake news” on the Internet. ✿Lesson 1: The ProblemStudents will learn relevant terminology and apply it to an article about students’ inability to distinguish the real from the fake.✿Lesson 2: Headl

Also included in: AP English Language & Composition (AP Language or AP Lang) BUNDLE

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Real vs. Fake News! How to be informed in a world of SOCIAL MEDIA NEWS! Google
In 2016, a Stanford University study was conducted showing that a staggering 82% of students from middle school to college could not determine real from fake news. (https://sheg.stanford.edu/upload/V3LessonPlans/Executive%20Summary%2011.21.16.pdf) While there are many factors to blame, SOCIAL MEDIA
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COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY WHOLE UNIT - LESSON PLANS AND RESOURCES (growing bundle)
This unit includes 39 WEEKS OF LESSON PLANS and all the resources to go with it! Included is the learning outcomes for each lesson. RESOURCES INCLUDED********Microsoft Word*********Explain a range of information technology conceptsand terminology to include computer, computerhardware components, sys
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Internet Credibility: How to Spot Fake News–Digital Citizenship Series
Teach your kids to determine whether something they read on the internet is credible and reliable with this interactive PowerPoint. This is part of my series of interactive PowerPoints on digital citizenship.Also in this series: Internet SafetyInternet EtiquetteOverview of PowerPoint : • Students le

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Fake News and the Media Lesson Plan
This lesson plan on "Fake News" and the media is an important one for any social studies or Civics class! The download includes a complete lesson plan with a warm up, PowerPoint, cooperative learning activity, homework, and more! The lesson starts off with 4 glaring examples of fake news that st
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REAL NEWS V FAKE NEWS GROWING BUNDLE !!!
***Please note one article ' Adele's Shoutout' contains the word Jerk and f**king so please read before giving to students if they are too young for this. If they are too young for this remove the article from the handout :) I work with Seniors so this is not a problem. You could alternatively block
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REAL NEWS VS FAKE NEWS - HOW THE INTERNET CAN SPREAD FAKE NEWS!
***Please note one article ' Adele's Shoutout' contains the word Jerk and f**king so please read before giving to students if they are too young for this. If they are too young for this remove the article from the handout :) I work with Seniors so this is not a problem. You could alternatively block
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Activity - Spotting Fake News Sources
The internet makes finding information on anything incredibly easy for anyone. But it also makes CREATING information -- including information that is heavily biased and/or full of outright lies -- easy, too. There are hundreds of people making thousands of dollars by generating fake news stories
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FAKE NEWS: APRIL FOOL! Reading comprehensions on the best pranks in history
APRIL FOOLS' DAY COMPREHENSIONS: AMUSING, ENTERTAINING AND EDUCATIONAL! These reading comprehensions will test your students’ reading skills as they explore the four greatest April Fools of all time, as ranked by the Museum of Hoaxes. Using research skills and their reporter’s notebooks, the youn
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Fact or Fiction? Urban Legends, Viral Photos, Fake News
Teach your students how to evaluate website or any online content! Viral photos, urban legends, fake news… Can your students distinguish between fact and fiction? Build your students’ knowledge and provide them with a myth-busting toolkit! This teaching resource includes relevant, high-interest m
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Fake News Posters and Links
(This arrives in a compressed folder! Please note that this is not a lesson or lesson plan, but rather a set of posters and links to help guide your own lesson-creation! Think of it as you hiring me to find great resources and then me placing my 50 favorite at your feet...now it's up to you what y
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Fake News- How do you detect real news from fake stories?
Fake news spreads quicker than real news...why? As a social studies teacher I have taken this as a personal challenge to empower students with the skills to figure out the difference between real and lies. Kick off the lesson by having students collect 5 of their own news titles. Then out of no wh
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FAKE NEWS
Here is a generic collection of worksheets to add to your unit on Media Literacy so students can gain a deeper understanding of the phenomena of "Fake News" and its related components. Whether you decide to use them all, or select which activity to complete, students will bring their own background
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Civics Unit 0 Being a Fake News Detective Worksheet/Webquest
Follows the "Civics Fake News Mini-Unit". Challenges students to pick a website and analyze an article for click bait and bias.
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Fake News- how to detect it
This assignment has students read and discuss an article from The Guardian about Fake news and then apply the what they learn by fact checking 3 articles they find. I have them, if possible, use articles that show up on their social media feed to make it more real to them. If your school has them
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Fake News! Determining Source Reliability
Print and go! Four worksheets pose nine different questions regarding source verification, and ask students to place their verdict as to whether a source seems reliable. These worksheets can be used in conjunction with any source; however, I do have a few articles I prefer to use in my classroom.
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Fake News Training: Using Gun Violence Stories to Assess Article Types
BUY THE BUNDLE: RESEARCH UNIT: FROM ANALYSIS TO ARGUMENTThis 2-day lesson on identifying fake news and evaluating news sources will engage, excite, and amaze your students! Using 10 gun violence articles from both sides of the political spectrum and 5 article categories (Research Papers, News Articl
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Informational Reading: Unbiased Sources vs. Fake News Editable Mini-Unit
Just in time for election season, this differentiated and engaging resource will help you teach your students to think critically and evaluate sources. You'll teach your students to understand bias and to spot fake news and disinformation, then challenge them to see the "other side" of a story. Incl

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FAKE NEWS INFOGRAPHIC (INTERACTIVE OR PRINT)
FAKE NEWS INFOGRAPHIC (INTERACTIVE OR PRINT)Understanding the far reaching implications of FAKE NEWS is imperative for any Middle School, High School, College, or University student. This Infographic assignment will help your students discover the WHO, WHAT, WHEN, WHERE, WHY, and HOW of fake news!NO
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Topic Exploration: Fake News & Teens
This set of classroom materials and lesson plans explores the topic of Fake News and Teens. It challenges students to explore multiple types of media and diverse perspectives on a topic. These materials may be used as a 'Topic of the Week' or as a mini-unit on informational texts. A note on this
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Present Perfect in Spanish News Article Project
Students will write a news article (real or fake) using the present perfect (preterito perfecto compuesto) and all other forms of past tense. This project can be done in class (over about 2 days with a Spanish 3/4 class) or can be taken home to do. This resource includes instructions, rubric and tem
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