Digital Literacy How to Fact Check Information

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When we teach research, it's a great time to address fact checking. This valuable skill helps them navigate the information they're exposed to every day. Teach them to determine the credibility of what they read...from emails to web sites.

Fact checking helps students develop the critical thinking skills they need to determine the validity of the information they receive online and through other media sources -- especially when they are conducting research.

This resource uses real-life examples and guided practice to help students feel confident in accurate research.

Suitable for Gifted & Talented, middle school, and high school students.

This resource includes:
*Lesson Plans
*Fact Checking Analysis of Stu Dent's research
*Real life application: Research hoax -- Eat chocolate! Lose weight!
*Fact Checking Basics
*Primary & Secondary Resources
*Comparison/Contrast of Primary & Secondary sources
*Analyzing primary resources
*Developing research questions
*Check these facts -- Fact Check Practice
*Journal Prompts/Exit Cards
*Summative Assessment
*Teacher Checklist
*Answer Keys

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You may also be interested in these resources to help teach Digital Literacy and Research Skills:

Digital Literacy: What is Bias?

Digital Literacy: Can We Use Wikipedia?

Digital Literacy: Teaching Students How to Evaluate Digital Data

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Digital Literacy How to Fact Check Information
Digital Literacy How to Fact Check Information
Digital Literacy How to Fact Check Information
Digital Literacy How to Fact Check Information