I read a good article today on NPR’s All Tech Considered, Fake Or Real? How To Self-Check The News And Get The Facts. Except I figure people who aren’t schooled in figuring out the difference aren’t likely to be reading an NPR article. So I quickly put to
Internet Research: Searching, Selecting, and Citing Credible Sources. A Mini-unit for Grades perfect to accompany your Expository Writing or Research Project. Technology Education, Information, Century Skills. by MrsSpiva
Transcendentalism, Connect Thoreau & Emerson to Modern Pop Culture, CCSS
For this assignment, your students will become experts on Emerson and Thoreau by finding echoes of their famous words in the works of people we enjoy today. T.V. shows, movies, cartoons/comic strips, music, products/packaging, internet news stories, and public figures are fair game as students find examples to illustrate the words of Emerson and Thoreau.
Weekly Current Events Project Template that can be paired with weekly newspaper, magazine or internet news stories.Keep kid current with the events happening in their world and practice analyzing informational news stories that they can relate to.This is a recording template for students to use along side whatever informational news story they read.