True or False?: Internet Evaluation
Students complete a WebQuest that asks them to evaluate the material on several websites. They become aware of hoaxes and bias on Internet sites and use gathered information to write a story.
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Is Social Media a Trustworthy News Outlet?
Examine the role of social media in social and political uprisings. Pupils listen to NPR audio clips about social media and the Arab Spring and read an article that proposes the idea that revolution will not happen through social media....
7th - 12th English Language Arts
State Power: Got a Reservation?
Using a federal power cheat sheet and readings on delegated powers of the national government in the United States, your young citizens will evaluate a hypothetical list of proposed laws for the state of "Pendiana". They will then...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Breaking News English: Indigenous Amazon Rainforest Tribe
In this Indigenous Amazon Rainforest Tribe activity, students read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion...
5th - 10th English Language Arts
Breaking News English: Suicide
In this suicide instructional activity, students read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion questions,...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Breaking News English: Kuwait Elects Its First Female Politicians
In this ESL/EFL comprehension lesson, students read or listen to an article entitled, "Kuwait Elects Its First Female Politicians." They discuss the article and complete a variety of comprehension activities such as true or false, fill...
12th - Higher Ed English Language Arts