The History of Investigative Journalism & "Muckraking"
Kind of Activity:
Students will conduct introductory research on investigative journalism and "muckraking" in American history, will select a specific example to research in more depth, and will present their findings to the class.
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.11-12.4, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.11-12.6, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.11-12.7, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.11-12.8, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.11-12.4
In this first part of a two-part examination of the history of investigative journalism in America, students will begin unpacking this concept by conducting...
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