Titanic Fake News Research Project

Titanic Fake News Research Project
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Titanic Fake News Research Project
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Titanic Fake News Research Project
Titanic Fake News Research Project
Titanic Fake News Research Project
Titanic Fake News Research Project
Titanic Fake News Research Project
Titanic Fake News Research Project
Titanic Fake News Research Project
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Engage your students with this Fake News Titanic lesson! This is a jam-packed lesson to teach digital literacy whilst researching about the Titanic. The pack includes a news report, differentiated research sheets and supporting power point and LOTS more!

Students will love researching for informational text online whilst deciding on whether the source is fake or true. Cover the key elements surrounding reliable online sources and how that can be applied to a research project. Key literacy areas are covered in the context of social studies.

The hands on collaborative activities are sure to pique your student’s curiosity, with pass the parcel, a fake news report and graffiti board activities.

The lesson is comprehensive and includes a detailed lesson plan, supporting Power Point slide show, student clickable research worksheets and three differentiated worksheets with answer keys. Students can check they have met the success criteria by using the ‘Do my Account’ checklist which includes self or peer assessment.

I have designed this pack to be creative and engaging whilst being aligned to US and UK standards and have included both packs in this packet. Both US and UK packs are formatted to US letter and A4 respectively with English spellings accordingly.

This fact gathering activity builds a databank of information regarding the events surrounding the Titanic, which can be used in another lesson.

The lesson can be taught as a full lesson, or split up using the starter activity and the news report activity in the power point as one lesson. The research activity can then be used for a follow up lesson.

What's Included

  • Teacher’s Guide
  • Detailed Lesson plan: Digital Literacy, True or Fake News?
  • Starter worksheet: Fake News! Pass the Parcel (black and white and colored)
  • Supporting Power Point: Watch Out! I Might be Fake News (10 slides)
  • Student support worksheet: Websites for Research (clickable)

(black and white and colored)

  • Three differentiated: True and False research worksheets.

(black and white and colored

  • Student instruction checklist: Do my Account!
  • Three answer keys for the True and False research worksheets and one answer key for the pass the parcel starter.

I have made every effort to include website links where required, although this may be affected by your schools Internet security settings. If you have a problem please contact me and I will be happy to help.

If you are looking for additional Titanic resources be sure to check out my store!

Bye for now :)

Total Pages
30 pages
Answer Key
Included with rubric
Teaching Duration
90 minutes
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