Students will explore the concept of media literacy and use tools to examine images, investigate information sources, and reflect on the impact social media has on their lives.
Students will define journalism, examine a journalistic code of ethics, explore types of news media (mainstream, parody, fake news, etc.), and analyze user/media bias.
Students will form groups to plan a project in order to improve media literacy skills for a specific audience.
Students will continue collaborating to create their plans developed in the previous lesson.
Students will present their projects and provide constructive comments on the other presentations.