Free Curriculum: Making or Faking? The Media in Politics
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This month’s lesson plan, “Making or Faking?” enables students to evaluate the role of the media in the presidential election. Students will learn to:
- Analyze various news sources
- Recognize media bias in the news
- Evaluate the underlying objectives of specific news stories
- Determine the answer to the following key question: Does the media perform a public service? Or is it a conglomeration of multiple private interest groups?
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Everything you need for an engaging period of interactive study is included with this lesson plan. A News Packet of relevant news clips, images and video links provides students with a rich assortment of media materials for evaluation.
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As always, our curriculum meets a number of national educational standards.
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