Recognizing and Combating Misinformation

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In this lesson, you will investigate the spread of misinformation online and develop strategies to recognize and combat it. By researching and analyzing examples of misinformation, you will learn how to identify credible sources and verify information. This lesson encourages you to think critically about the information you encounter online and to educate others about the importance of fact-checking.

 

 

Digital Citizenship Series

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Investigate the spread of misinformation online and develop strategies to recognize and combat it.

LEARNING INTENTIONS

Understand how misinformation spreads and how to identify credible sources.

SUCCESS CRITERIA

Students can identify misinformation and apply strategies to verify information online.

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Provide examples of misinformation and teach fact-checking techniques.
Good: Identifies misinformation. Better: Verifies information. Best: Educates others on recognizing misinformation.

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