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Fighting Fake News

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Fake news. Alternative facts. Internet trolls. In an age of Newspeak, it's increasingly important to equip 21st century learners with the skills needed to determine the legitimacy of claims put forth on social media, in print, and in...
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For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
As part of their continued investigation of the reporting of the shooting of Michael Brown class members analyze photos of Michael Brown and the social media response to these images. The class then develops a guide they believe news...
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This Just in! Nile Network News Update

For Teachers K - 12th
Have your young reporters research contributions of the ancient Egyptians, draft scripts, and broadcast their stories live on the Nile Network News. Depending on class size and age, topics may be brainstormed or assigned. The detailed...
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"War of the Worlds": A Broadcast Re-Creation

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Why did Orson Welles' 1938 Broadcast of a adaptation of H.G. Wells' The War of the Worlds cause such a panic? To answer this question, class members listen to the original broadcast and research the panic that resulted. They then engage...
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World War II through the Radio Waves

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Young historians channel the very medium used to convey news during World War I. They create and present a five-minute radio broadcast on a particular topic from the war, such as the roles of African Americans and women, war bonds,...
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You Are There: Television News Reports on Apartheid

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students, in groups, research apartheid and its effects on South Africa. They present their information to the class.
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On This Day: Apollo 1 Disaster

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Three video clips show real-life news coverage from the Apollo 1 disaster. Young historians learn what events led to the disaster. Clips cover the initial disaster, the astronauts discussing the mission before the launch, and a ceremony...
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Ancient Cultures News Broadcast

For Teachers 7th - 11th Standards
How does geography influence daily life? Guided by an essential question, class groups select and then research an ancient culture, and develop a news broadcast about the geographical setting and its impact on the culture. Teams select...
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The Citizen Reporter

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Ripped from the headlines! Discuss topical social issues like racism, discrimination, and diversity while exploring the concept of citizen journalism. Begin with a professional-looking presentation on the history of citizen journalism....
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The Electric Experience

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students investigate the effects of television and radio on culture. In this journalism lesson, students consider how electronic media has shaped journalism as they create timelines that feature the changes and compare and contrast print...
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News Real: Who's Telling whose story?

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Pupils explore world media by participating in an Aboriginal culture activity. They explore the Aboriginal image in Canadian media sources by researching the Internet and analyzing news stories. Theyview flash videos about Aboriginal...
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On This Day: The Tet Offensive

For Students 7th - Higher Ed
The Tet Offensive is the focus of video clips that show academics how the media viewed the Tet Offensive and how they affected others' views of the Vietnam War. The clips include a mixture of archival footage and a taped lesson. A third...
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Today in History

For Teachers K - 5th
Students share historical facts during the morning news program. In this past events lesson, students look at the current date and find things that happened on that day in history. Students discuss if those events changed or shaped the...
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Digging up the Past: Sir Arthur Evans and the Palace at Knossos

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers explore the excavations of the Palace of Knossos on the Island of Crete. They create a simulated news broadcasting on the work of Sir Arthur Evans and his colleges. In their news investigation, learners cover such topics...
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Creating a Newscast on the Cold War

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students research the events of a specific year of the Cold War. In this Cold War lesson, students investigate the causes of the Cold War and highlight the events of a particular year.  Students create a storyboard and a video newscast...
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The Major Conferences of World War II

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Young historians create a 1940s news radio broadcast on the five major World War II conferences, including the Atlantic, Casablanca, Tehran, Yalta, and Potsdam.
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Comedy Across the Curriculum

For Teachers 11th - 12th
The New York Times Learning Network provides the resources that permit pupils to examine and then write and perform a fake news broadcast in the vein of “The Daily Show” or “Saturday Night Live” Weekend Update. The generated reports...
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Interviews with Famous Composers

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students research a composer using both Internet and print media. They demonstrate how to read a piece of music. They conduct interviews of each other to determine material for a news broadcast which they videotape as they simulate...
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"And That's The Way It Is..." Today in History

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students research an event in history from different perspectives. They discuss the characteristics of a nightly news broadcast and create their own based on the history event they researched. They work together to produce this...
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Newspapers in the Digital Age: Social Studies Lesson Plan

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The digital era has had a remarkable impact on all forms of communication, including news media, and it's important for high schoolers to consider these changes. With this resource, journalism, US history, or sociology classes can learn...
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Keeping News Trustworthy

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students analyze media sources. For this media awareness lesson, students consider media outlets as businesses and discuss how they present information. Students keep media logs and analyze selected newspapers, magazines. or television...
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Press Freedom Versus Military Censorship

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders explore the term terrorism.  In this US History lesson plan, 11th graders participate in a press release on terrorism. 
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Revolutionary News Network

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders study events leading to, during and resulting from the American Revolution. They review elements of a political cartoon. They create and dramatize a scene from a Revolutionary War novel.
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What If...?

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Pupils research history and complete a news report about their research. In this history and research skills lesson plan, students select a journalistic job and select an event from history. Pupils work in teams to create a broadcast of...