Media Literacy and Health: Grades 6-8

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Internet suffers could drown in the volume of information available on line. Here's an activity that can be a lifeline and buoy confidence in middle schoolers' ability to find reliable information and credible sources. After reading articles about how to find reliable information, individuals use the provided worksheet to investigate and analyze four health-related websites.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Have class members generate a T-chart that lists reliable and questionable websites
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires access to internet connected computers
Pros
  • The seven-page packet includes links to related articles for teens, discussion questions, and extension activities
Cons
  • None