The War of the Worlds, Fake News, and Media Literacy Primary Source Unit

Rockefeller Archive Center, Primary Source Unit:

Table of Contents:

  1. How to Use This Unit
  2. General Introduction
  3. Lesson 1: Introduction to Broadcast and Visualization and Comprehension Strategies
  4. Lesson 2: What is Media? Connecting to Radio Broadcast
  5. Lesson 3: Zeroing in on Fake News
  6. Lesson 4: Storytelling and Credibility 
  7. Lesson 5: How Credible was the War of the Worlds Broadcast? 
  8. Lesson 6: Point of View Writing and Flipgrid
  9. Lesson 7: Look, Listen, Learn
  10. Lesson 8: What Do the Numbers Suggest?
  11. Lesson 9: Was the 1938 War of the Worlds Broadcast Fake News?
  12. Lesson 10: The Debate
  13. Primary Sources
  14. About Us

Download: WaroftheWorldsUnit.pdf

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