Nonfiction Books A Young Citizen's Guide to News Literacy Spring 2019 Set of 8 Books

A Young Citizen's Guide to News Literacy Spring 2019 Set of 8 Books

A Young Citizen's Guide to News Literacy Spring 2019 Set of 8 Books
Item No. RRSET0806
Subject Nonfiction Social Studies Social Science News Literacy
Format Library Binding
# of Pages 32
Size 7 1/4" x 8 1/2"
Author Krajna, Corso, McPartland, ET. Al
Reading Interest 4,5,6
Series A Young Citizen's Guide to News Literacy Book Set
Publisher Rosen: PowerKids Press
Date Published 2019
 
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This Set Includes: Blurred Lines: News or Advertisements? (19) , Conspiracy Theories and Fake News (19) , Importance of Good Sources, The (19) , Journalism Ethics (19) , Media's Role in Democracy, The (19) , Opinion vs. News (19) , Viral News on Social Media (19) , What Is Bias? (19) . Today, more than ever, good citizens need to be thoughtful and educated consumers of the news. People share "facts" that may or may not be true on social media platforms, "fake news" is used as a rallying cry for those who may not like the reporting, lines blur between news and advertisements, and new media outlets arise to provide often-biased articles. As tough as weeding through all the information and disinformation out there can be for adults, it's even more difficult for kids. This series is designed to guide young readers in learning how to become savvy consumers of the news and well-educated citizens. Features include: Follows the C3 Framework for Social Studies State Standards of the National Council for the Social Studies. Fact boxes provide intriguing additional information and key things to watch for when reading, watching, or listening to news coverage. Relatable examples and age-appropriate text pull students in and give them resources to empower them in their own explorations of media.