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Social Media Goes Viral: Fact Checking Messages About COVID-19

In this media literacy activity students analyze a text message, a Facebook post, a webpage from a fact checking organization and a tweet from the World Health Organization for messages about credibility of Internet information about precautionary health measures for COVID-19.

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Resource Details

Relevant Subject Area(s)

Health, General Media And Information Literacy, Psychology, Consumer Education, Global Studies, Sociology

Grade Level(s)

High School, College

Media Type(s)

Blog Post, Informational Text, Social Media, Webpage


Sox Sperry

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Resource Standard Common Core ELA Strand
Reading: Informational text (RI), Speaking and Listening (SL)