Anonymous Sources in the Media

When do people ask for anonymity? Why? After reading the New York Times article "For a Reporter and a Source, Echoes of Broken Promise," young readers participate in a roundtable discussion focusing on freedom of the press and the use of anonymous sources. This lesson would be great to open a persuasive or journalistic writing unit or to practice a discussion format.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Resource Details

Grade
6th - 12th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 hr
Instructional Strategy
Discussion
Usage Permissions
Fine Print
Common Core