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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, Psychology, Consumer Education, Global Studies, Sociology, General Media Literacy, Library/Information Literacy

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)