In an ever developing world with fake news on the rise and mis-reported news hard to spot, this fun scheme of work allows students to see the impact of fake news and discuss how to spot it. This short course gives an insight into news that has been reported and proven to be fake, students are given the chance to develop their own fake news article and create a spoof to ‘confuse’ and ‘obstruct’ the truth.
This course contains:
- Staff and student presentations
- RAG Sheet
- Support Material
This course can be used in key Stage 3 or 4, but can be linked to the following national curriculum point:
understand a range of ways to use technology safely, respectfully, responsibly and securely, including protecting their online identity and privacy; recognise inappropriate content, contact and conduct and know how to report concerns