Reading News Online
Kids find and read news in lots of different ways. But studies show they're not very good at interpreting what they see. How can we help them get better? Teaching your students about the structure of online news articles is an important place to start.
Warm Up: The News You Know5 mins.
Explore: The Parts of a News Site20 mins.
Watch: How to Read News Online10 mins.
Wrap Up: Label a News Page10 mins.
Use the Deceptive Detective Poster as a springboard for further discussion about how to identify trustworthy news sources online.