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MERLOT II


    

Learning Exercise


Material: Today's Front Pages
Submitted by: Laura Franklin on Oct 14, 2008
Date Last Modified: Oct 14, 2008
Title: Newseum Assignment
Description: Students will look at the same news story in several newspapers and comment on the point of view, differences and similarities of opinions.
Type of Task: Group, Student-centered, Supplemental Activity, Unsupervised
Time Required 30 minutes
Topics: Current events; facts versus opinions; cultural awareness; level of language
Course: English; History; Political Science; Ethics; FL
Audience: College General Ed, College Lower Division, College Upper Division
Categories:
Prerequisites Skills: none
Learning Objectives: Students will learn to evaluate sources critically. They will distinguish fact from opinion.
Technical Notes: Bibliography needed
Text of Learning Exercise: Go to Today's Front Pages. Select two headline stories depicting the same topic. Compare and contrast the two articles for point of view, editorial comments and similarities and differences.
Assessment: Rubric provided by instructor.
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