Teach Students To Be Critical Consumers of Media
Facebook®, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube™—don’t avoid them, explore them! Confront social media and the internet community head-on with 10 clear 25-minute lessons. Your students will become experts at evaluating various news sources. Aligns with ELA anchor standards for grades 9–12.
10 Lessons Include:
- Website Reliability
- Evaluation of Articles from Online News Source
- Sponsored Post Analysis
- Online Article Comparison
- Comment Section Evaluation
- News on Twitter
- Social Media Video
- Claims on Social Media
- Social Media Argument
©2018. High school. Reproducible. 85 pages.
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Print Book: Spiral-bound. 8.5 x 11 inches.
About the Author
Alexandra Tabibnia has her BA in English Literature and her EdM in Secondary English Language Arts, both from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ. Professionally, Alexandra has had over 16 years of experience teaching English literature at the high school level, as well as a dozen years tutoring students in SAT®/ACT® test prep and language arts/writing skills. She currently continues to tutor, in addition to providing writing assessment services for a private testing company and doing freelance writing for educational publishing houses.
In her spare time, Alexandra explores her creative side by restoring old furniture and experimenting with different interior design styles and techniques. She also loves the outdoors, so activities like gardening, nature hikes, and river tubing are also favorites. Alexandra likes to spend time with her husband and two dogs, exploring the beautiful Delaware River Valley where she lives in western New Jersey.