Reading Standard II, Comprehension Skills
Lesson 252, Fact and Opinion: Unit 2
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)