Identifying Media Bias in News Sources for Middle School

STEP 2

STEP 2

How to Actively Engage With Media Sources 

 

  • Student Objectives:

    Students will learn how to read with an active awareness that helps them 
    • discern fact from opinion

    • evaluate authority references

    • draw inferences from tone words that suggest bias

 

  • Process:

    • Using the same source, Article 1, walk students through the highlighting process outlined on Part 1 of the "How to Actively Engage With Media Worksheet."

    • Walk students through how to complete Part 2 of the "How to Actively Engage with Media Worksheet" still using Article 1.