This unit is a set of five lessons which gets students to explore Fake News.
Students will look at news and where we get it from. They will then analyse fake news and learn how to use the 8 Questions of Fake News. In lessons 4 and 5 students create a newspaper that can be sued as a Fake News resource for classrooms.
+ Analyse the problems and potential consequences associated with the spread of fake news
+ Identify and evaluate ways to avoid fake news in social and academic settings.
Lesson 1 – Definition of News and where it comes from.
Lesson 2 – Fake News dedication
Lesson 3 – How easy is it to create fake news?
Lesson 4/5 – Create a newspaper resource