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News Literacy Model Curriculum in Social Studies
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Extra! 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...
Freedom of the Press: Crash Course Government and Politics #26
7 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
When does freedom of the press end and national security begin? Learners research the idea of the freedom of the press under the First Amendment in the United States government and politics. They view the 26th lesson of a 50-part unit,...
Facing Ferguson: News Literacy in a Digital Age
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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.
History of Media Literacy Part 1: Crash Course Media Literacy
10 mins 8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Even 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...
Country Solutions Step 2: The News and You
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Source analysis is essential when trying to determine the major issues at stake in our community. Using the second in a series of nine lesson plans, your class members will practice how to properly approach reading news articles in order...
Media and the Mind: Crash Course Media Literacy
9 mins 8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Media really messes with your head! Psychological scholars explore the tricks our brains sometimes play when presented with new information during a video in a Crash Course series discussing media literacy. Topics include false memory,...
Chicago Tribune vs. US (1942): When Does Freedom of the Press Go Too Far?
9th - 12th
Young scholars define freedom of the press in peace and war time. As a class, they identify the need for the public to be informed, but discuss where the line should be drawn to protect national security. They develop their arguments...