Fake News Unit | Critical Thinking | Media Literacy | Fact Analysis & Research

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Teaching students to navigate news and information on mainstream, traditional and social media as critical thinkers is an essential skill for 2022. It is becoming increasingly difficult to separate FACTS and OPINIONS, SATIRE from LIES, PERSUASION from PROPAGANDA in the "MISINFORMATION:" era

A well-grounded understanding of MEDIA-LITERACY is key to stopping FAKE NEWS and RADICALIZATION. And This PROVEN resource will teach your students the skills to identify, analyze and critique information through proven research and fact-checking strategies to smell a rat and expose it when they see it.

THIS ENGAGING UNIT COVERS:

✅ Fake News

✅ Bias 

✅ Clickbait

✅ Rumors

✅ Satire

✅ Social Media, algorithms and technology

✅ Research Skills

✅ Fact Checking beyond Google and Alexa

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⭐ An EDITABLE PowerPoint Presentation enough to fill an engaging lesson with a mix of activities.

⭐ 4 INDEPENDENT one-hour follow-up activities designed to reinforce and further explore the production, impact and implications of fake news.

⭐ A collection offake news resources to further expand your understanding of fake news.

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⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Koby, M says... "Used this when my students were preparing for a presentation, where the facts they had to share were required to be true and accurate. Many of my students were also sharing false facts on other topics so this was a good resource to stop incorrect news being shared."

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Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text.
Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.
Analyze multiple accounts of the same event or topic, noting important similarities and differences in the point of view they represent.
Draw on information from multiple print or digital sources, demonstrating the ability to locate an answer to a question quickly or to solve a problem efficiently.
Integrate information from several texts on the same topic in order to write or speak about the subject knowledgeably.

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