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When the News is the News
Students share opinions about the factors that influence their newspaper-reading decisions. They study the News Corporation's purchase of Dow Jones & Company by reading and discussing the article "Dow Jones Deal Gives Murdoch a Coveted Prize.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
End of Unit 2 Assessment: Working with Two Texts - Reading, Listening, Summarizing, and Synthesizing
As a summative assessment for this unit on colonial trade, fourth graders listen to and read informational texts in order to demonstrate their ability to take notes, write summaries, and draw connections. Young scholars first listen as the teacher reads aloud a text about a New York merchant, taking categorized notes on the information they hear.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 283 Views 206 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Using a Newspaper
Fifth graders study different types of text found in a newspapers. They examine examples of specific items found in a newspaper and read charts and graphs found in newspapers. They read a variety of texts and choose to read newspapers for pleasure during library visits.
5th Language Arts 5 Views 16 Downloads
A Reading Guide to Island of the Blue Dolphins
Reading Island of the Blue Dolphins with your class? This reading guide, though not a complete lesson or curriculum, will provide you with all the information you need to develop an excellent literature unit for this award winning book.
4th - 6th Language Arts 116 Views 91 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Newspaper Words: Learning the Parts of a Newspaper
Middle schoolers read and search through newspapers to become familiar with newspaper layouts. In this journalism instructional activity, students are introduced to the sections of a newspaper. They use dictionaries to define newly introduced newspaper vocabulary terms.
6th - 8th Language Arts 11 Views 30 Downloads
Using a Newspaper Index
Students examine the use of a newspaper index. In this newspaper index lesson, students review the use of an index in books before applying the knowledge to finding items in a newspaper. They work with a partner to find the answers to a newspaper scavenger hunt.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Newspapers: Facts and Opinions
Students read a newspaper, locate examples of factual and opinion-oriented information, and recognize the appropriate uses of each. They create a letter to the editor expressing his opinion about a predetermined issue related to school.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 21 Downloads
Active Reading with American History
Explore connections within and between informational texts with this instructional activity about encyclopedia articles. Middle schoolers write encyclopedia articles focusing on topics in American history. They discuss how to determine credibility online, practice fact checking, assess their own ability to read actively and skeptically, and write memos that educate others on how to do so.
5th - 12th Language Arts 30 Views 376 Downloads
A Research Toolkit of 12 Reading Strategies for the Foreign Language Classroom
Learning to read is not a simple task, but there are methods for assisting pupils as they develop literacy skills. The first four pages of this resource include information about language development and reading development, as well as various strategies with a focus on English language learners.
7 mins 1st - 12th Language Arts 178 Views 98 Downloads
Lesson: Extra! Extra! Read All About It!
A great idea for a fun homework assignment! The class fully and critically analyzes Daniel Sprick's painting, Your Plans. They then generate questions to ask the artist as they attend a mock press conference. They pretend to ask the artist questions about his art, write down the answers, and then use them to write a newspaper article at home.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 13 Downloads
Student Opinion: What Do You Read, and How Do You Read It?
Stimulate discussion with this brief article and series of questions related to reading habits. This resource, from the New York Times' The Learning Network, asks learners to comment on their own reading habits. You could have your class comment online as well and read the comments of other scholars around the country.
8th - 12th Language Arts 22 Views 96 Downloads
Purpose for Reading
Give your readers a purpose for reading and show them how it helps us choose the reading skills we're going to employ. Predict the content of fiction books and generate statements about the text topic of non-fiction books. Then have small groups read assigned selections to determine if their predictions and statements were accurate.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 21 Views 404 Downloads
Get in the Newspaper Habit
High schoolers examine the newspaper model for writing an article using the Six Journalistic Questions: Who, What, Why, When, Where, and How. They look for action verbs in an article and read several more examples of articles. Finally, they write an article of their own about a classroom event.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 14 Downloads