Reading Scope and Sequence, Fact and Opinion: Unit 2

Reading Standard II, Comprehension Skills

Lesson 252, Fact and Opinion: Unit 2

Defining propaganda

Identifying biased words or phrases

Identifying words that evoke positive, negative, and neutral emotional responses

Identifying statements that are neutral, positively slanted, or negatively slanted

Identifying words that show bias

Identifying the type of propaganda – slanted words, important information left out, join the crowd, appeal to individuality, testimonial, words of an authority – used in a passage

Recognizing reliable information in reading selections.

Recognizing valid information in reading selections.

Evaluating messages and effects of mass media (newspaper, television, radio, film, internet, and periodicals)


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