Lesson Plan

Comparing Bias Across News Outlets


This lesson is aimed at improving news literacy skills through the analysis of bias in context. In this lesson, students will practice comparing the use of bias across similar stories published by different news outlets. At the end of the lesson(s), students will understand how different news outlets use bias and the impact bias has on readers’ interpretation of news and events.


  • Analyze media bias in context 
  • Compare media bias across different sources
  • Evaluate how bias affects the meaning of a news article
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