Looking for a lesson to work with students on fact-checking online sources and finding reputable websites to verify information? The JEA Curriculum has a nice introductory lesson that can help your staff start separating fact from fiction online.
Through this lesson students will evaluate claims of fact to determine authenticity, analyze false statements to determine what information is necessary to make them accurate and use online research tools to aid in the fact checking process.
The lesson comes with a worksheet. Computer access is required for research.
This curriculum is available to all JEA members. To access the curriculum, you must be logged in to the JEA Curriculum site. Once you are, you can access this lesson here: Fact Checking in the Digital Age.
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