A very necessary bit of knowledge for older children who are going out into the world. Also could be an assignment on trying to pick out a real story from a fake.
Excellent news website for students. Reading material tagged by grade level. Comprehension/extension questions follow articles. (Featured in OCT Professionally Speaking: Sept 2011).
How To Recognize A Fake News Story | The Huffington Post
Lesson plan: How to teach your students about fake news | Lesson Plan | PBS NewsHour Extra
Help your students master news and informational text writing with this inverted pyramid graphic organizer.
"The difference between period pains and getting kicked in the balls is one is a compulsory monthly event and the other is probably because you were being a dick."
The Daring English Teacher: A Hands-on Learning Approach for Teaching and Assessing Writing Organization
6 News Stories to connect 1984 (good carousel/small discussion group idea) Big brother poster by anarchosyn
I mean, this won't happen until we have peace in our own hearts, followed by peace in our families, and then working to have peace with our neighbors and friends, but it is possible. It's just a little bit at a time.
Nov. 23, 2016 - HuffingtonPost.com - Here's how to tell that a news story might be fake