We found 223 reviewed resources for investigative journalism
Franklin’s Fair Hand American Journalism
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewScholars know him for his role in the American Revolution, but Ben Franklin was also a journalist and printer. Learners investigate his standards for what was fit to print using primary sources—including writings where Franklin explains...
Facts vs. Opinions vs. Informed Opinions and their Role in Journalism
7th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Do reporters write about what they see, or what they think? Examine the differences between investigative writing and opinion writing with a lesson plan from PBS. Learners look over different examples of each kind of reporting, and...
“Read All About It”: Primary Source Reading in “Chronicling America”
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
Can investigative journalism become too sensationalistic and accusatory, or is it vital for the survival of a democracy? Middle schoolers analyze primary source documents from early 20th-century newspapers as well as Theodore Roosevelt's...
Little Owl Press Report/Newspaper and Newscast Project
3rd - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Discover journalistic techniques by having learners prepare and write their own class newspaper. They discuss the five W's of investigative journalism and conduct interviews with school figures. They utilize video technology, podcast...
Journalism in War Time: What Does the Public Need to Know?
9th - 12th
A viewing of the documentary War Feels Like War, launches an exploration of the importance of accurate and comprehensive war reporting. Groups investigate various news agencies and assess the factors that influence their stories. A...
Student Reporting Labs: Think. Create. Inform.
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What is newsworthy? Who decides? How do video reports differ from printed news? What makes a good video report? What about journalism ethics? Learn all about it in this extra special collection of materials about video news production.
Don't Misrepresent Africa
11 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
"We can sharpen our insights. It is not always war, insurrection, and disease." Leslie Dodson enlightens us to the impact that photographs have on our perception of a situation, and urges her audience to review our "ethics of seeing"...
The Role of The Jungle in the Early 20th Century
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Study the origins of investigative journalism with a lesson on inquiry, audience, and evidence. Class members examine passages from Upton Sinclair's The Jungle, the Reynolds report on the conditions in Chicago stockyards in Chicago, and...
The Watergate Scandal: United States vs. Nixon
9 mins 9th - 12th
While the break-in at Watergate in the 1970s and the subsequent resignation of President Nixon was surely scandalous, what is more noteworthy is the lasting impact such an event had on the American public. With this engaging video, your...
Investigative Reporting: Module 3 'On Assignment'
8th - 12th
Students choose and create an investigative journalism piece. In this journalism writing lesson, students work in groups to develop and investigative television show. The end result is for students to create a video with a 40 minute run...