Skip to main content

Format: Lesson plan (pdf)

Break the Fake

Developed by MediaSmarts, this website offers a lot of resources such as workshops, lessons plans, fact-checking tips, posters and infographics to help both children and adults to fight online disinformation. Please click on the link below to access the content: https://mediasmarts.ca/break-fake

Facts Matter: Building Critical Media Literacy

Facts Matter is an introductory guide for adult literacy and adult education practitioners who wish to build their students’ knowledge, understanding, skills and confidence in critical thinking, media and digital literacy. It was created by 80:20 –Educating and Acting for a Better World, an Irish-based charity that promotes popular education on human development and human

Analysing Bias

This is a lesson plan (with handouts) developed by Learning for Justice that focuses on teaching students to identify how writers can reveal their biases through their word choice and tone. Students will be able to identify “charged” words that communicate a point of view and understand how writers communicate an opinion implicitly by writing

Digital Citizenship Curriculum

Free lessons on news and media literacy developed by Common Sense Education. The Digital Citizenship Curriculum addresses critical issues facing children in a fast-changing world of media and technology. The lessons teach students to think critically and develop the habits of mind to navigate digital dilemmas in their everyday lives. Please click on the link below

Civic Online Reasoning

This research-based curriculum developed by the Stanford History Education Group offers lessons and assessments to help students evaluate online information that affects them, their communities, and the world. It is necessary to create a free account. Please click on the link below to access the content: https://cor.stanford.edu/curriculum/

Disinformation in a time of conflict

This Council of Europe lesson plan aims to help students understand how disinformation is used in modern warfare through a comparison with the way truth gets manipulated in personal conflicts at school.  Click on the link below to access the content: https://rm.coe.int/disinformation-in-a-time-of-conflict/1680a5d3be