This collection of lesson plans that teach students to spot fake news includes: Breaking News Bellringer, Viral Video News Story and To Share or Not To Share. The lessons include American examples but you could adapt this with Canadian news stories.
There are a selection of excellent teaching resources here, connected to curriculum and covering one or more of seven key digital issues; each lesson has icons to indicate which digital literacy themes it covers.
Check out this selection of teaching resources drawing on seven key aspects of digital literacy and connected to curriculum; each lesson has one or more icons to indicate which digital literacy themes it covers.
Choose from this selection of teaching resources to introduce digital literacy topics to your students. The lessons cover seven key aspects of digital literacy and provide teachers with lessons that are linked to curriculum outcomes.
This is a collection of engaging "missions" during which students read a story on a social network feed; the story might be entirely true, entirely false, or somewhere in between. Students click on different parts to see the clues and then decide how reliable the story is and how to respond. Each scenario is designed to be played in 15 minutes or less.
This lesson plan, for grades 5-8, gives students a chance to "explore the many tools and strategies that can be used to mitigate or prevent negative online experiences". Teachers will find all handouts as well as a board game.