Guiding Thought Question: What are ways to pick out fake news while reading online or on social media? What are some good general rules to follow to find credible information?
Today's Learning Objectives: Students will examine the role that the Media has as a linkage institution and as a means for the government to promote their agenda by taking notes. Students will then look at how organizations can use Mass Media to get information out to voters regarding their representatives.
Central Question: What role does the Media have in linking the actions of the United States Government and the People? Why is a "Free Media" so important in a Democracy? (1.2.a, 1.2.e, 1.2.f)
Forum 3.5 - Follow the Money
Forum 3.1 - A Single Grain of Rice
Environmental Policy Class Forum
Welcome to the Forum! Here is where you will be answering your daily warm-up questions. Please do not enter your last name for privacy reasons, and you may use a nickname if you would like (Just make sure Mr. Tredinnick is aware of the nickname you are using). Write out thoughtful responses to the forums on the days they are assigned. If you miss a day please take it upon yourself to complete the Forum you missed. Each Forum has the targeted Learning Objective(s) there so you can see what the focus of the day's class will be.