News, Perspective, Bias – Advanced
Through the lens of the Boston Massacre, students think critically about presenter bias and confirmation bias and understand how they can influence public perception. Next, students compare and contrast contemporary news stories presented by different outlets and reflect on the importance of recognizing bias and taking multiple perspectives into account when reviewing stories and drawing conclusions about events.
Civics, Social Studies
American Revolution, bias, Boston Massacre, confirmation bias, media, news, perspective