Students analyze reporting on COVID-19 and historical research on The Black Death to evaluate sources, pandemics, and underreported stories—then imagine underreported stories from The Black Death.
Students use descriptive statistics to create data visualizations for underreported stories about the impacts COVID-19, then reflect on their graphic journalistically, mathematically, and personally.
Students analyze news stories on the COVID-19 pandemic and practice photojournalism skills to compose photo stories on the impacts of the pandemic and elections in their communities.
In this lesson for ELA classes, students reflect on how identity and community have been affected by COVID-19, and the role of media in times of crisis.
Students connect the experiences of meat packing workers to their own experiences of COVID-19 by applying descriptive writing and critical thinking to the creation of video projects.
In this unit, students analyze connections among justice-oriented news stories from around the world while exploring the overlap between journalistic writing and personal narrative.
Students investigate how governments fund policing and how police use their budgets, and communicate facts and personal perspectives on police funding through digital zines.
Students analyze photo stories that explore injustices experienced by marginalized groups in the U.S. and develop their own photo stories that highlight injustice in their communities.
This unit focuses on the power of both underreported news stories and poetry to tell a story and get to the emotional core of a justice issue.
Students distinguish among prejudice, racism, and systemic racism and analyze their manifestations in their lives, news stories, and the legal system.
Students use varied art and media forms to learn about and raise awareness of food (in)security issues around the world and in their own communities.
Students examine how illustrations can enhance journalistic coverage, and how they can use journalism and art skills to amplify underreported social justice issues in their school and community.