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Lateral Reading Resources & Practice

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Lateral reading is challenging, and an approach that may work for one type of source might not work for another. This lesson is designed to provide students with the opportunity to practice lateral reading with a variety of sources. 

This lesson is designed to be taught after the Intro to Lateral Reading lesson.

Sort Fact from Fiction Online with Lateral Reading

Lateral reading is a powerful strategy that fact checkers use to evaluate information online.

Crash Course Video #3: Check Yourself with Lateral Reading

In this video, host John Green teaches you how to read laterally, opening new tabs in your browser to fact check as you read.