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