1 Show the Internet story about Donald Trump and the Gorilla Channel
Give children hand out of the original story
read the story, discuss their thoughts .
2 The Reveal!
Show children on teh smart board the sad truth - Donald Trump does not really watch the Gorilla Channel.
Discuss the reasons why:
1. Someone might have invented this story (humour and to affect opinions about Trump)
2. The story spread so fast on the Internet and was believed by so many
3 First News
Play the video explaining what Fake News is and how to recognise it and what to do about it.
Children reflect on the various ways to recognise and counter Fake News.
Tell children they are going to prepare an assembly about Fake News. Put children into groups of 4.
Children write Fake News story and real news story, then present it as though they are a news channel. The rest of the school votes on which story was fake,
Children educate the school in how to spot and counter Fake News.