Lesson Plan

How to Analyze the News - Lesson

Lesson Plan

Level(s): Grades 5 to 12

Author: This lesson has been adapted from an article by Dr. David Considine, Professor, Instructional Technology & Media Studies. Department of Curriculum and Instruction, Reich College of Education, Appalachian State University. Reprinted with permission from Telemedium, Volume 39, Numbers 1-2, National Telemedia Council, Madison, Wisconsin. First/Second Quarter 1993.


The following lesson offers an analytical frameworkteachers, media specialists and parents may use with children andstudents of various ages, to help them understand the process bywhich news is constructed.

This lesson and all associated documents (handouts, overheads, backgrounders) is available in an easy-print, pdf kit version.

Lesson Kit: