LRMDS

Search for the gorilla: assessment 5486


Description Test how well you can gather and assess information as you track down a gorilla recently sighted near the town of Jetsam. Interview witnesses and read information from sources such as a website, advertisement and newspaper article. Notice that some of the statements may be wrong and the opinions may be biased. Choose the evidence most likely to be accurate. Rate reliability by using the SAFE test (Source, Attitude, Facts and Emotions). Identify when, where and how to find the gorilla.
Keywords Animals, Bias (Attitudes), Critical literacy, Current affairs, Editing, Emotive language, Factual texts, Gorillas, Information literacy, Judgement, Media texts, Search, Visual literacy, ESA
Resource Location http://www.scootle.edu.au/ec/viewing/L8467/index.html
Language English
Primary Media Interactive Lesson
Primary Storage Web Based

Search for the gorilla: assessment 5486


Material Curriculum
Education Type K to 12
Grade Grade 8, Grade 9
Learning Area English, English
Content/Topic English (Reading Comprehension), English (Viewing Comprehension) English (Reading Comprehension) English (Viewing Comprehension)
Objectives
Students identify features of language that signal fact and opinion, expression of emotion, and objectivity and subjectivity in texts.
Students identify the evaluative stances of a range of texts.
Students distinguish between positive and negative evaluations of people and events.
Intended Users Learners
Students
Accessibility none
Resource Type Learning Materials

Search for the gorilla: assessment 5486


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