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Call My Bluff: Fake News or Strange Truth?
In this one-time, gamified class, students use listening, reading, and critical thinking skills to determine which of three unbelievable stories is true.
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Do you know fake news when you hear it? Have you ever shared a story only to find out later it was untrue? Students will hear three unbelievable stories. All three stories have been widely shared, but two have been debunked. Which of the class “contestants” can call my bluff? After listening, students will make their best guess at which story is true. We will then review the stories together, taking note of important details and potential untruths. In an interactive mini-lesson, students...
Students will use their critical thinking skills to analyze "news" stories for facts. They will learn about trustworthy internet resources that debunk rumors.
45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Angie RhodesProfessional Librarian and Book Nerd
6 total reviews
7 completed classes
A lifelong love of literature and writing led me to pursue a career in libraries. During my career, I also became passionate about finding and evaluating the information needed to solve a problem or to pursue a new interest. As a public librarian,...