Bias in the Media

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Have you ever considered the story of The Three Little Pigs from the wolf's perspective? Pupils use this as a key technique in evaluating news bias as part of the activities and worksheets found in this rich resource.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • As an extension assignment, ask pupils to take another fairy tale and to illustrate the story from an uncommon perspective
Classroom Considerations

  • Consider a supplemental lesson in which you review common advertising techniques (i.e. bandwagon, repetition, etc.) more in detail before discussing the activities in this resource
Pros

  • Exceptional scaffolding of instruction—activities are clear, well organized, and thoroughly evaluate each major concept
  • All activity worksheets included
  • Editable version of the document is also provided
Cons

  • None