Good News/Bad News/Who Cares?
Students examine how there are many ways of interpreting a single piece of media information. They read and complete an activity sheet determine facts. They decide whether the news is good, bad. or if anyone cares about it.
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Become a Journalist
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6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
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