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Decoding Media Bias – Lesson Plan

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Students will view the We The Voters film “MediOcracy,” and then examine current news stories and how they’re covered by the three main cable news outlets. They will conclude by examining news stories for bias/point of view. Continue reading

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Why I go to school: A student multimedia project – Lesson Plan

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Subject(s) Journalism, Art, English, Social Studies Estimated Time: 45 to 60 minutes Grade Level Grades 7-12 Objective Students will brainstorm why they go to school every…read more

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Satire’s role in current events – Lesson Plan

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This lesson asks students to think critically about their relationship to satire and explore the question of how it helps us interpret global events. Continue reading

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Ebola outbreak mission instructions and resources – Digital Student Guide

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By Katie Gould, PBS NewsHour Teacher Resource Producer Your Mission: to become an expert on the deadly Ebola virus and design a strategy to contain…read more

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Child labor in Burkina Faso – Lesson Plan

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by Katie Gould, Teacher Resource Producer at NewsHour Extra Article by Marc Sollinger Subjects English & Language Arts, Geography, Government & Civics, Media Literacy, World and…read more

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