With fake news on the rise, and April Fools Day been and gone this lesson with get students thinking about how important it is to not read everything you see in the newspaper.
This lesson includes some of last years top election news scandals and also includes some satire pieces.
Students are required to study each piece of writing and locate certain information such as, the author, the website, the website location, the date, how many shares it received online and any other web sources that the story was shared on.
Along with this students are provided with a newspaper template where they will create their own fake news, and real news story that will be displayed on a bulletin board (banner included)
Hope you enjoy :)