Pressing Cases: Exploring the Relationship Between Law Enforcement and News Media


  • Sep 1 2010 11:45 AM

    Bob Benoit


    This resource was matched by a member of the Brokers of Expertise Standards Matching Team.
    Another excellent NY Times lesson.

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In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students investigate famous criminal cases in which the media has played a significant role. They then reflect on how the news helps to shape attitudes and behaviors in their own lives.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 6 to 12

    Topics: Arts, Media, & Entertainment, English-Language Arts, History-Social Science, Reading Comprehension, Career & Technical Ed, American Democracy


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    • Teacher Materials

    Tool for: Administrators, Teachers, Parents


    Instructional Strategy

    Grouping: Large Group Instruction

    Teaching Method: Cooperative Learning; Hands-on Learning; Discussions