The News Literacy Project offers several resources to help educators teach news literacy including:
"The Stanford History Education Group has prototyped, field tested, and validated a bank of assessments that tap civic online reasoning—the ability to judge the credibility of information that floods young people’s smartphones, tablets, and computers." A variety of tasks were given to middle school, high school, and college students. Download the Executive Summary to read about their process, rubric, and outcomes, as well as view sample tasks to integrate into the classroom including:
One great resource for practical activities can be found in a January 19, 2017 article in The New York Times: "Evaluating Sources in a ‘Post-Truth’ World: Ideas for Teaching and Learning About Fake News." The article provides activities and questions as well as links to lesson plans. Topics covered include:
The article also links to several other relevant articles from other resources in addition to The Times.