Grades 9–12
8 sessions: 1 hour each
Informational, Media, Narrative

Shifting the Narrative

Jessica Thompson, 826 Dallas Project; and the Dallas Free Press
Students will report on a story relevant to their community, while also growing their critical media literacy skills.
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What is Community Journalism?

During this session, students will learn about community journalism and analyze a news article to identify the role of a reporter.
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Shifting the Narrative—Graphic Organizer
What Your Students Will Learn

Students will learn about the differences between global, national, and local news stories and identify why local news stories matter.

What Your Students Will Produce