Essential Questions

Why do we evaluate sources of information?
How do we judge the quality of information?
What role do our emotions and biases play in judging information?
How can we respect each other while disagreeing?

In-Class Instruction

          Media Literacy Vocabulary 1
          SCRAP Test Presentation
          Media Literacy Vocabulary 2


  • DAY 1 CLASS ACTIVITIES
  • DAY 2 CLASS ACTIVITIES
  • HW

ACTIVITY 1: PRE-ASSESSMENT

DIRECTIONS:
          1) Click the link(s) for your assigned article (below).
          2) Open this Google form and answer questions about your link.


ACTIVITY 2: SCRAP Test Practice

DIRECTIONS:
          1) Pretend that you are doing a project on food safety.
          2) Go to this article.
          3) Click the link below that matches your group’s assigned section of the SCRAP Test.

HOMEWORK:

DIRECTIONS:
          1) Choose one of these vocabulary words from today’s lesson: Bias, Loaded Language, Misinform, and Objective.
          2) For your chosen word, find an online example. If you don’t know what to look for, then try clicking links from our Day 1 and Day 2 activities. You may use one of those articles as your example.
          3) Click the link for your Earth Science Block:
                    Block 2 Padlet
                    Block 4 Padlet
          4) Click the pink circle with the plus icon (bottom right corner of the page), then type:
                    Your name
                    Your vocabulary word
                    Your example (link, image, etc.)
                    A brief explanation of how your example demonstrates the vocabulary term that you chose
                    (To see an example, look for Ms. Myers’ post on the Padlet)