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Reliability, Accuracy and PrecisionLesson Planet
4 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Scientific results should be reliable, accurate, and precise, but what is the difference between the three? The first video in a series of 29 uses the metaphor of dart throwing to explain these three key terms in scientific experimental...
Evaluating Reliable SourcesLesson Planet
3rd - 5th CCSS: Designed
A lesson plan instills the importance of locating reliable sources. Scholars are challenged to locate digital sources, analyze their reliability, search for any bias, and identify frequently found problems that make a source unusable.
Analyze How Point of View Impacts the Meaning of a Story by Considering When a Narrator is Reliable and When He is UnreliableLesson Planet
8 mins 11th - 12th CCSS: Designed
The point of view of Ambrose Bierce’s short story “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge” is the focus of a short video that shows readers how to determine the point of view of a story and how to determine how that point of view impacts the...
Nativism and Myths about ImmigrantsLesson Planet
8th - Higher Ed CCSS: Designed
Where do anti-immigrants myths come from, and how can they be refuted? Learners critically analyze media reports and how to identify reliable sources. After studying a timeline that details the history of US nativism, groups research the...
Something's Rotten in the City of VeronaLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Data is a powerful tool that your class can use for both good and evil! Help your classes become knowledgeable consumers of information through a game-based exploration. Learners examine a method of determining the reliability of a...
Judging Online InformationLesson Planet
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Limitless knowledge is only a mouse click away, so how can people make sure they're getting the best information possible? Using the first video in the digital media literacy series, scholars learn how to evaluate the information they...
Research Techniques: Gathering Credible SourcesLesson Planet
7th - Higher Ed
How can you spot a credible source? What even makes a resource reliable in the first place? Answer some of these questions with this presentation. Although intended for higher education, this PowerPoint could be modified for middle...
Analyzing How Words Communicate BiasLesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
Words are powerful ... can your class choose them wisely? Scholars evaluate news articles to discover the concepts of tone, charge, and bias during a media literacy lesson. The resource focuses on recognizing implicit information and...
The Conservation Movement at a Crossroads: The Hetch Hetchy ControversyLesson Planet
9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Designed
Should wilderness areas be preserved or managed? Class members examine primary source documents, including lecture notes, articles, essays and congressional records to better understand the Hetch Hetchy controversy that created a split...
How Two Alabamians Remembered Slavery Years LaterLesson Planet
10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Designed to help readers recognize the point of view of the author of a primary source documents and analyze how that point of view influences the reliability of a text, young historians examine two personal letters, one written by...
How Could They Be so Wrong?Lesson Planet
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
If it's on the Internet, it must be true ... right? Introduce young Internet explorers to the importance of fact-checking through a fun web-based activity. Pairs work together to read and analyze biographies about world explorers, then...
Digital Curation: Life and Times of Mark TwainLesson Planet
7th - 8th
By digitally organizing research, your class leaves a legacy for future students on the life and times of Mark Twain. Before reading The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, scholars conduct group research projects on one of six (listed) topics....