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Standards Index: D3.3.9-12.
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Identify evidence that draws information directly and substantively from multiple sources to detect inconsistencies in evidence in order to revise or strengthen claims.
Can You Spot Misinformation?
Students will learn how to fact-check a sensational story using a technique called lateral reading.
Exploring the Impact of Campaign Ads
Students will learn how famous campaign ads like the “Daisy,” “Morning in America” and “Willie Horton,” changed how political advertisements were made, and in doing so changed the course of history.
Where's That Photo From? Identify the Source
Students will learn the skill of reverse image search and describe the process as applied to the provided examples.
How to Fact-Check History
Students will learn about the methods professional news organizations and historians use to check facts and how that applies to their own work.
Journalism and Media Literacy: McDonald’s Hot Coffee
Students will learn how an attention-grabbing news story can easily be misunderstood, resulting in a false narrative that becomes deeply ingrained in the national culture. Journalism students will learn the importance of providing context.