Level 3: Mastery
Now that you have learned to assess the reliability of a source, and to analyze & evaluate various arguments presented in a source, we are going to combine both skills and apply them to various real-life debates on controversial issues. You will need to consider all the information you can to evaluate the information presented in the following assignments:
On Twitter (or facebook) people may post a legitimate news article, only to misrepresent what that article is really saying. Can you tell when this is happening?
Civic Online Reasoning & IGCSE Global Perspectives Skills
The above resources are based on the Stanford History Education Group's Civic Online Reasoning project. If you are a teacher, you can click here to download the original lessons plus the rubrics for each activity; a SHEG account is free to sign-up, and all the lessons are free as well.