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Understanding the news

Author: Pamela Dell; Robert L McConnell
Publisher: North Mankato, Minnesota : Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint, [2019] ©2019
Series: Fact finders., Cracking the media literacy code.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"It is more and more apparent that it is hard to tell the difference between real and fake news. If teachers flunk tests about it, how can they teach their students to understand what's what? Fake and real news items are thrown at us daily, on tv, on the internet, on the streets of our cities; everywhere we look and even when we don't think we're looking. Easy-to-understand text, simple infographics, quizzes, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Instructional and educational works
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dell, Pamela.
Understanding the news.
North Mankato, Minnesota : Capstone Press, 2018
(DLC) 2018019615
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pamela Dell; Robert L McConnell
ISBN: 9781543527049 1543527043 9781543527124 1543527124
OCLC Number: 1024089203
Target Audience: RL: 3-4 ; IL: 3-6.
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: What is the news? --
The many forms of news --
Facts and fiction --
21st century challenge: recognizing the real --
Staying ahead of the game.
Series Title: Fact finders., Cracking the media literacy code.
Responsibility: by Pamela Dell ; consultant: Robert L. McConnell, PHD.

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"It is more and more apparent that it is hard to tell the difference between real and fake news. If teachers flunk tests about it, how can they teach their students to understand what's what? Fake and real news items are thrown at us daily, on tv, on the internet, on the streets of our cities; everywhere we look and even when we don't think we're looking. Easy-to-understand text, simple infographics, quizzes, and lots of examples helps kids learn how to crack the code of real vs. fake news." -- Amazon.com.

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