We found 26 resources with the concept freedom of the press
History of Media Literacy Part 1: Crash Course Media Literacy
10 mins 8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewEven Plato understood the importance of media! Part of an ongoing series of media literacy videos, the resource takes viewers to where it all began ... ancient Greece. The video covers the emergence of media and the written word, the...
Citizens Together: You and Your Newspaper
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewNot all news in a newspaper comes in the form of a traditional article; photographs, charts, and even editorial cartoons help spread important information, too. A civics-based unit describes the parts of the newspaper as tools for...
Using the Newspaper to Teach the Five Freedoms of the First Amendment
K - 12th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewOf all the amendments found in The Bill of Rights, the First Amendment contains some of the most important freedoms for American citizens. A unit plan on the First Amendment features interactive lesson plans designed to teach about those...
News Literacy Model Curriculum in Social Studies
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewExtra! Extra! Read all about it! Scholars investigate news literacy in the twenty-first century. They use technology, legal decisions, writings, and digital privacy to analyze the topic. Using what they learned, a group assignment looks...
Substantive Amendments: Amendments I and II
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The First and Second Amendments remain some of the most famous, even to this day. Learners read about several clauses from the US Constitution through a variety of captivating activities including before and after reading, group work,...
Governance, Corruption and Conflict Simulation on Nepal
9th - Higher Ed
Can your class help the people of Nepal? Scholars take an in-depth look into the social injustices and struggling economy of a country in turmoil during a multi-day role-playing exercise. After reviewing information on the problems...
Civil Liberties and Civil Rights
8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Know your rights! A social studies resource features lecture notes and review questions that focus on rights guaranteed to American citizens by Constitutional amendments. Additionally, it connects modern-day issues and court cases to the...
Facing Ferguson: News Literacy in a Digital Age
9th - 12th
The reporting, both in professional news sources and on social media, of the events surrounding the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri provides 21st Century learners with an opportunity of consider how social media can influence perception of events. Using the events in Ferguson as a case study, the collection begins with a resource on how to establish a safe environment for discussing highly charged issues. Other resources examine how bias can influence reporting, the importance of and difficulty in verifying reports, the power of images, and concludes with a consideration of social media as a tool for change.
Power Pack: Lessons in Civics, Math, and Fine Arts
3rd - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Newspaper in Education (NIE) Week honors the contributions of the newspaper and is celebrated in the resource within a civics, mathematics, and fine arts setting. The resource represents every grade from 3rd to 12th with questions and...
War and the Media Press Freedom vs. Military Censorship
8th - 12th
Young scholars analyze the relationship between war and media. In this media awareness lesson, students listen to their instructor present a lecture on freedom of the press and military censorship. Young scholars participate in an...
The First Amendment, What it Means and When Libel Comes in to Play
10th - 12th
Students research three topics: The First Amendment, John Peter Zenger and his trial, and libel. In this journalism and libel lesson, students discuss things authority figures have done they disagree with and the anit-sedition law....