Real-World Skills: Social Media
Learn the Joys and Pitfalls of Social Media...
While Also Improving Reading Comprehension Skills!
Social media is here to stay… and it’s the main way that teens communicate with each other. But there’s a lot to know about using social media in a safe and healthy way.These high-interest, life-skills lessons tackle relevant topics in a light-hearted, easy-reading style that readers will LOVE. Teens and ‘Experts’ offer helpful advice through text messages and high-interest reading passages. Follow-up questions challenge students to learn more while also improving essential reading comprehension skills.
STANDARDS-BASED READING & WRITING ACTIVITIES:
• Locate Information • Summarize • Generalize • Compare & Contrast • Cause & Effect • Form Opinions • Draw Conclusions • Main Idea • Make Inferences • Use Context Clues • Sequence • Determine Author’s Viewpoint • Analyze, Evaluate & Apply
• Why isn’t my life as exciting and perfect as everyone else’s on Instagram and TikTok? • Someone wants to be my ‘friend.’ What is there to worry about? • It’s called Social Media...Privacy is beside the point. Right? • News is News...Why shouldn’t I believe everything I read and see? • My online ‘friends’ are so cool, what is there to worry about? • Why are there different versions of the same event? • This video is unreal! Wait, is it? • Why can’t I post whatever I want on social media? • This challenge has gone viral...I should do it, right?
Reading Level: Grades 3-4
Interest Level: Grades 6-12
- Stock: In Stock
- Model: REM 6103