This lesson looks at a valid print source, valid Internet source, and an example of fake news. Students will learn how to differentiate between real and fake news in preparation for research.
This activity was created as a result of the DLCS COS Resource Development Summit.
The lesson emphasizes the importance of locating valid online sources. Students will compare and contrast two different sources of information to determine which is the most reliable. Students will learn to identify the purpose of a website. Students will also learn the importance of evaluating sources of information for fairness and bias.