This News Literacy "Lite" Course is broken into 3 units, which cover the following:
Use the links below to jump straight to that section, or you may follow the progression from start to finish
Unit 1: What is News Literacy, and Why does it matter?
- This Unit gives an overview of what News Literacy is, and its importance in today’s society. This unit covers the first 5 lessons of the News Literacy course.
Unit 2: How is News Constructed?
- This unit gives the basics of how the News is put together, and provides context for analysis of the news. This unit covers 3 lessons of the News Literacy course.
Unit 3: Analyzing the News
- This unit takes students through the process of analyzing the news and putting previous lessons into practice. This unit covers the final 6 lessons, and has you put the previous lessons into practice.