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Yellow Journalism and the Spanish-American War: Home

Agenda

Day One: Overview about the Spanish-American War and "Yellow Journalism" (Fake News of its time).

Day Two: Learn about the concept of Fake News in today's media landscape: Watch NearPod and complete Google Forms "breakout."

Day Three:  Examine an article of Yellow Journalism. Complete organizer using the resources to the right. Add to Padlets in groups using your organizers.

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Jennifer Jourdain
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Montachusett Regional Voc Tech School
1050 Westminster Street
Fitchburg, MA 01420
jourdain-jennifer@montytech.net
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Step One: Examine the original news articles (one PDF). Find the one that YOU have been assigned to research.

Step Two: Use the handout to judge whether the facts of the article are True, False, or a Mixture.  You will then click on the link below for your class.

 

 

For more information, review information PowerPoint from Ms. Kelly on the Spanish-American War and from one of these databases (at home, use montytech1):

Period 1 Padlets

Destruction of the War Ship Maine!

Duprey de Lome's Letter.

Butcher Weyler Starving Cubans in Re-concentration Camps

Young Women Stripped and Searched by Brutal Spaniards

Period 2 Padlets

Destruction of the War Ship Maine!

Duprey de Lome's Letter.

Butcher Weyler Starving Cubans in Re-concentration Camps

Young Women Stripped and Searched by Brutal Spaniards