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Should the Government Support Gun Research?



In this media literacy activity students analyze short text documents from a scientific research paper abstract from the New England Journal of Medicine, a news story from the National Rifle Association, a magazine article from Smithsonian and an op-ed from the National Review for messages about scientific gun research, credibility, sourcing and their own biases.

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Relevant Subject Area(s)

Health, Journalism, Consumer Education, US History And Government, Sociology

Grade Level(s)

High School, College

Media Type(s)

Editorial Opinion, Informational Text, Magazine, News - Print

Author(s)

Sox Sperry

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Resource Standard Common Core ELA Strand
Reading: History Social Studies (RH)