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How to Write a Fact-Check Essay: Teaching News Evaluation At Two Levels

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News media literacy is perhaps more important now than ever, and many composition teachers are incorporating news analysis lessons into their curriculum. This session will present two different research and essay assignments, at two levels of complexity, that prompt students to evaluate the accuracy, depth, and perspective of news content.

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How to Write a Fact-Check Essay: Teaching News Evaluation At Two Levels

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News media literacy is perhaps more important now than ever, and many composition teachers are incorporating news analysis lessons into their curriculum. This session will present two different research and essay assignments, at two levels of complexity, that prompt students to evaluate the accuracy, depth, and perspective of news content.