Fact and Opinion within the Media

This Fact and Opinion within the Media lesson plan also includes:

How can the media foster cultural misunderstandings? These activities encourage learners to distinguish between fact and opinion in the media

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use Resource Sheet 3 as an ongoing assignment, which will support knowledge of current events while further developing analysis skills
  • As an extension activity, have class members research major news organizations and the demographics/cultures they intend to target
Classroom Considerations

  • This resource is one of a series of twelve lessons on examining culture and cultural misconceptions
Pros

  • Great worksheets for media/primary source analysis
  • All activity materials included
Cons

  • None