Year 7 – Lesson 3 – The credibility of sources

Curriculum KS3 Unit Lesson

The purpose of this lesson is for learners to understand that not all information found on the internet is reliable or trustworthy. Learners will look at techniques to use to help determine the credibility of a source, and then apply these skills by writing an article that could be real or fake. Learners will then look at each other’s work and try to determine whether or not the article is credible.

Learners will then work on forming an idea for their project. Homework for this lesson will be to identify the audience for their chosen cause.

Learning objectives

  • Critique digital content for credibility
  • Apply techniques in order to identify whether or not a source is credible

Package contents

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  • Learner resources
  • Homework