Reading Level: Grade 4
Interest Level: Grades 3-6
Trim Size: 7 x 9
Page Count: 48
In recent years, the news media and its function in US society have become major topics of conversation and debate. The News Literacy series examines several key issues in modern news and gives readers tips on how to view the media through a more informed and sophisticated lens. Topics include the importance of quality journalism, the encroachment of advertising in traditional news spaces, and how to determine whether sources are credible or truly are “fake news.” Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.
“Overall, I would highly recommend this series for an elementary school library.” – School Library Connection
“A welcome resource to strengthen media literacy skills in upper elementary schoolers.” – School Library Journal
“An important resource that will be especially useful in classroom discussions.” – Booklist