Friday, March 20, 2020

Media Literacy Lesson

In this crazy era of not just a LOT of news, but of course, misinformation as well, I'd like to share a real-life lesson. My father-in-law sent a family group text with the info (screenshots attached). Read the medialit 1 and 2 please.


Read them? Ok...I showed them to 4th group and asked them to read it. Immediately, many started taking deep breaths, "checking" if they had it. Then I showed the other message, and a lot of them got thirsty right away! I think a good lesson would be to discuss how to read a message like this, break down the fallacies, how to respond to these messages, and have them write a message back to a friend using

Who else would check her sources BUT Hermione :o)