This interactive lesson will get your students thinking about a relevant topic as they learn strategies to tackle demanding texts and questions from the Key Ideas and Details Category. The questions are aligned to the Florida Standards Assessment (FSA), but also meet the rigor of other tests that are aligned to the Common Core.
This lesson includes the following:
* A visually appealing power point with teacher directions in the notes section of the slides.
* A student packet with multiple complex texts and questions that are aligned to the Key Ideas and Details Category.
* Answer Key
This lesson addresses the following:
How can you spot fake news?
LAFS.8.RI.1.1 Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
LAFS.8.RI.1.2 Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to supporting ideas; provide an objective summary of the text.
LAFS.8.RI.1.3 Analyze how a text makes connections among and distinctions between individuals, ideas, or events (e.g., through comparisons, analogies, or categories).
Text 1: Video- Giant Squid Found!
Text 2: Article-Baby Hitler Hoax
Text 3: Facebook Post -from Mark Zuckerberg
Text 4: Primary Source-The First Amendment of the Bill of Rights
Text 5: Article- Fake or Real? How to Self-Check the News and Get the Facts
Think Pair Share
The Ladder of Inference
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