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Lesson Plan October 27, 2020

What Is Media Literacy and How Do We Practice It Using Pulitzer Center Reporting?

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Warm-up: Students reflect on the definition of "news," where students get their news, what stories they see, media literacy, and under-reported stories.

Introducing the Lesson: Exploring the components of media literacy (Access, Analyze, Evaluate, Create, and Act)

  • Access: Students access an under-reported news story.
  • Analyze: Students analyze their chosen story.
  • Evaluate: Students evaluate their chosen story with a partner.
  • Create: Students create a resource of their own, based on their chosen news story.
  • Act: Students explore how to take action on the issue(s) from their chosen news story.

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