Source Bias Teacher Resources
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In the Newsroom: The Fairness Formula
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Reporting the news is easy, right? Think again! Show young scholars the difficult choices journalists make every day through a lesson that includes reading, writing, and discussion elements. Individuals compare the language and sources...
George Washington and Frederick Douglass letters: Recognizing Point of View and Bias
Ninth graders compare and contrast the tone and purpose of letters written by George Washington and Frederick Douglass. In this primary source analysis lesson, 9th graders read and respond to questions about the letters and authors'...
Neighborhood or Slum? Snapshots of Five Points: 1827-1867
9th - 11th
How has your local neighborhood changed throughout recent history? Young researchers evaluate census data, images, and primary source descriptions describing the living situation in the antebellum Five Points neighborhood. They consider...
WWII Japanese Internment: An Interactive Lesson Plan Using Primary Sources
7th - 8th
Learners examine Japanese internment camps of World War II. In this World War II instructional activity, students research primary sources to prepare for a debate regarding Japanese internment camps in the United States.
Looking for Trouble - Using the Internet to Research Structured Controversy
6th - 12th
Discuss controversial issues with your charges. More importantly, discuss how you have to research both sides of a controversy before taking a stance. In groups, middle schoolers research the controversial issue of dog sled racing. They...
The African American Experience in NC After Reconstruction
11th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Race relations in the early 20th century are the focus of a series of activities that asks high schoolers to examine excerpts from five primary source documents to evaluate arguments for and against African American progress....