Bell Ringer #6


The ASB Bell Ringer exercises are quick, mini-lessons designed to jump start a class period

Category:  Media Literacy 

Materials:  Something to write with/on.

Assignment:   Make your own Top Ten list.  Here is the topic…“TOP TEN PEOPLE IN THE MEDIA THAT YOU TRUST THE MOST.”

Follow-Up:  Discuss as a class the people most often mentioned, and why they are considered trustworthy. 

 Discussion questions to consider:

1—In case of an important national news story, who would you seek out first for more information?

2—Have you ever been misled by a news reporter, or a social media post? 

3—What gives someone “credibility” in the first place?

4—Which type of media is the most trustworthy? Why?