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36 reviewed resources for yellow journalism

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Yellow Journalism

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
What role did yellow journalism play in bringing the United States into war with Spain? As part of their study of the Spanish-American War, class groups examine newspapers of the times and other texts and then produce their own...
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Yellow Journalism

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders investigate yellow journalism and how it affected public opinion and the government during the Spanish American War. They define key vocabulary words, and take notes during a teacher-led lecture. In pairs they read...
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History of Media Literacy Part 1: Crash Course Media Literacy

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
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...
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Yellow Journalism and the Spanish American War

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders investigate the meaning and impact of "yellow journalism." They determine how it affects people and how it played out in the USS Maine incident during the Spanish American War by reading articles and watching a PowerPoint...
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Teaching Ethics in Scholastic Journalism

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Events in recent years have underscored the importance of a free and independent press in a democracy. Young journalists engage in lessons about the function of journalism in a democratic society, practice the steps of Bok's Ethical...
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Spanish American War and the Rough Riders

For Students 9th - 12th
In this Spanish-American War worksheet, students respond to 10 short answer questions about the Rough Riders and Yellow Journalism.
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Yellow Journalism in the Spanish-American War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students write a newspaper based on events in the year 1898 using Yellow Journalism, the exaggeration of facts or events.
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The Role of The Jungle in the Early 20th Century

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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Frederic Remington: His Life and Time

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders discuss the life of frederic remington and visit his museum. In groups, they research topics involving remington and write reports. They assemble their findings into a Web page about remington.
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Spanish-American War: 1 Day Lesson

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
After analyzing newspaper articles portraying different perspectives of the explosion of the Battleship USS Maine, your young historians will take a stand on which position is the most believable in both discussion and writing.
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Do Journalists Shape or Report the News?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Analyze the presence of negative stereotypes and biased reporting in news media, and how this affects one's understanding of other cultures. Learners read newspaper excerpts and quotes from famous personalities to discuss the power of...
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The Media and the War

For Teachers 6th - 8th
How did the media affect the perception of the Mexican War? Middle schoolers discover how the newspapers had an impact on the war itself and how accurate the information actually was. They view a video clip and answer questions to end...
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Understanding Language: Slant, Spin, and Bias in the News

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
We live in a time of fake news, alternative realities, and media bias. What could be more timely than an activity that asks class members to research how different sources report the same topic in the news?
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The Spanish-American War

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
"Remember Maine!" And Cuba and Spain! And Roosevelt and the Rough Riders! As part of the study of the Spanish-American War groups research the battles, leaders, and influences. Scholars create a timeline that follows the course of the...
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Yellow Ribbons Show Support

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research ribbon campaigns in the community. They interview students and community members who wear ribbons representing various campaigns. Students write a feature about these people and the campaigns.
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Spanish-American War

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders identify and examine the main causes and effects of the Spanish American War. They explore yellow journalism and investigate the history to the Platt Amendment. Each student also defines imperialism and maps out the...
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Cute, Colored and Contentious

For Students 7th - 10th
Whether your class responds to the blog linked to this article, or just answers the nine related questions, they're in for an eye-opening read. Pupils consider animal rights as they read a New York Times article about two men who have...
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5 W Questions

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders practice asking the 5 W questions by reading a Boxcar Children book.  In this journalism lesson, 2nd graders read a single story from the Boxcar Children series and answer the 5 W's about each specific chapter.  Students...
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The Pledge of News

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Young scholars explore the fundamentals of news-gathering, the etiquette of reporting, and the rights a news writer/reporter has. They review the parts of a news story and write an article discussing their beliefs about the Pledge iof...
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Famous Missourians Challenge

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this multiple choice worksheet, students read descriptive sentences and choose the names of the persons being described. Students answer 10 multiple choice questions.
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HOW ABOUT A T-BONE?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students investigate the events that created the historical context for the Progressive Era in the United States. They evaluate the conflicts of business and common people of the time. The research is done using primary and secondary...
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Missouri Crossword Puzzle

For Students 4th - 5th
In this Missouri instructional activity, students read 14 clues about the state of Missouri. Students fit their answers in a crossword puzzle.
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The Spanish American War (1898-1901)

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive history worksheet, students respond to 10 short answer questions about the Spanish American War. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive worksheet.
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Lesson 7: The Media

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders examine propaganda techniques. In this media awareness lesson, 12th graders discuss the types of propaganda used to sway interest or sell products. Students then read excerpts of books and news articles to analyze how...

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