Have you ever ... obsessed about taking the perfect selfie?
Have you ever ... scrolled through your social media instead of sleeping?
Have you ever ... unfriended someone because of their stupid views?
Have you ever ... seen an ad for something you were just thinking about?
Have you ever ... shared a picture of someone without their consent?
Have you ever ... commented on a post by someone you don't personally know?
Have you ever ... posted something you've regretted?
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In a few words, what is QAnon?
QAnon: A network of conspiracy theorists and anonymous internet users who believe in a secret deep state conspiracy against President Donald Trump. Media Literacy: The ability to access, analyze, evaluate, and create media. Disinformation: False or misleading information that is spread deliberately to deceive.
Work together in pairs: How can media literacy help us understand the consequences of QAnon?
Brain break: Draw a self-portrait of your favorite animal as if it were a human!
What is QAnon?
- A conspiracy theory
- A news organization
- An online game
- A cult
- A psy-op
What is Media Literacy?
- The ability to understand and create media
- The ability to be a good public speaker
- The ability to be a good writer
- The ability to read complex texts
What is the purpose of Media Literacy?
- To help people consume media in a more informed way
- To teach people how to be better public speakers
- To teach people how to create a website
- To teach people how to write better
What is the danger of believing in QAnon?
- It can lead to false information and false conclusions
- It can lead to physical harm
- It can lead to mental illness
- It can lead to financial ruin
What is the best way to protect yourself from dangerous conspiracy theories?
- Be aware of the sources of your news
- Do your own research
- Only listen to trusted sources
- Read a variety of sources
Draw your fears: Make a drawing that illustrates something you are afraid of regarding QAnon
What questions do YOU have about QAnon?
Who do You think is behind QAnon?