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Social Media Goes Viral: Fact Checking Messages About COVID-19



In this media literacy activity students analyze a text message, a Facebook post, a webpage from a fact checking organization and a tweet from the World Health Organization for messages about credibility of Internet information about precautionary health measures for COVID-19.

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Relevant Subject Area(s)

Health, General Media And Information Literacy, Psychology, Consumer Education, Global Studies, Sociology

Grade Level(s)

High School, College/adult

Media Type(s)

Blog Post, Facebook Post, Informational Text, Tweet, Webpage

Author(s)

Sox Sperry

View Standards

Resource Standard Common Core ELA Strand
Reading: Informational text (RI), Speaking and Listening (SL)