This Getting to the Source lesson plan also includes:
Reliable news stories are based on facts from reliable sources. Young journalists learn how to evaluate the reliability of news sources by watching a short explainer video. Teams apply their new source-digging skills to a current news story and rate the reliability of the sources cited in the article.
- Enlarge, copy, and post the "Getting to the Source" infographic and the News or Noise? Media Map
- Have class members bring in newspapers to use for the activity
- Requires a free account to access the videos and copies of two worksheets
- Includes a sample worksheet and extension activities