Students stage a mock press conference to experience the process and challenges of effectively communicating and disseminating information.
GRADE LEVEL: Middle and high school
TIME: 30-60 minutes
MATERIALS: Preparing for a Press Conference handout (download)
PREPARE: Print copies of the handout; half of the students will get the one marked Press, the other half will get Mayor’s Office. Note: We recommend that you do the Sourcing the Information activity first.