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26 resources with the keyterm news articles

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Writing a Newspaper-Style Article

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Help your secondary reader/writers assess texts by studying press releases from Statistics Canada and drafting articles based on them. They then compare the press release, their own articles, and actual news stories they find online. I'd...
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Fill in - Twinkies

For Students 5th - 7th
After hearing or reading a New York Times article on Twinkies, kids attempt to fill in the blanks by memory alone. They re-read the article, only this time words are missing, it's up to them to fill in each blank with a word from the...
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Dealing with Disasters; Activities Using the Media

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students discover the different methods to preparing a news article in the media. For this journalism lesson, students read news articles and identify their different aspects, such as biases and points of view.
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Nelson Mandela's Birthday

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students complete a variety of vocabulary-related activities with a focus on a news article about Nelson Mandela's 89th birthday. They read the article, define key vocabulary terms, identify the famous people mentioned in the text,...
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Math News

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Young writers design and publish a newsletter with articles that demonstrate knowledge of mathematical concepts. They explain mathematical procedures and basic operations in a news article format. Next, they compile several articles to...
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The New Seven Wonders2

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students read and discuss the vocabulary related to a news article about the new version of the Seven Wonders of the world. They read the article, define key vocabulary terms, identify relative clauses from the article, and complete...
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"Every Block, Every Borough"

For Students 9th - 12th
From the New York Times Learning Network series, this instructional activity poses 10 questions on an article entitled, "Leaving His Footprint on the City" about a man planning to walk every street in all five New York boroughs. The...
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British Army Recruitment

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Read and discuss the vocabulary related to a news article about a new recruitment campaign for the British army. High schoolers read the article, define key vocabulary terms, identify suffixes from the article, and complete a variety of...
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Reading about Recent Exhibits in the Art and Design Section

For Students 9th - 12th
A large part of analyzing or understanding art is knowing how to read about it. The New York Times has put together these who, what, where, when, and how questions to aid learners in comprehending informational pieces related to art and...
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"It's All About Grandma Chic": Reading Informational Text

For Students 9th - 11th
This New York Times "Learning Network" exercise on reading informational text poses 6 questions about a high-interest article on teen fashion. The article meant to be review with is resource, "More than meets the iPhone Lens", is rather...
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What Is Bullying?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students create a public service announcement against bullying. In this bullying lesson plan, students read news articles and compare cyber bullying to bullying in person.
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Breaking News English

For Students 5th - 6th
In this ESL learning exercise, students read a news article about bird flu spreading to Europe. Students complete all or chose from 100 activities and exercises pertaining to the text. Included are vocabulary, grammar, comprehension and...
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How can the Internet help us research the information for our news articles?

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders write a news article.  In this news article activity, 4th graders complete research and answers the five W's about their news topic.  Students understand the value of interviewing for a news article. Students complete a...
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Summing Up A Disaster

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students create news articles on past events.  In this journalism instructional activity, students read news clippings from 100 years ago and identify the who, what, when, where and why.  Students create their news article based on the...
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Jackie Robinson

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders write a newspaper article about Jackie Robinson. In this journalism lesson, 5th graders listen to a teacher read aloud of Jackie Robinson Strong Inside and Out. They complete a Venn diagram that compares Robinson's mental...
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Words in the News

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students observe and demonstrate how read and comprehend a short news report. They read an article about AIDS and HIV testing, define key vocabulary terms, and complete a skimming activity. Students then take a quiz and complete a...
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Middle School Masters of the Web- Video Newsletter

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students develop a school newscast. For this school newscast lesson, students practice interviewing skills, use of video and podcasting equipment, and editing skills. They work in groups to develop a school newscast using digital...
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What's in the News?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
In this analysing articles worksheet, students read two newspaper articles about the issue of radon and answer six questions that allow students to reflect on how the articles were written and what is left unknown to the readers.
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News to the Core Reported by Very Special Students

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students create news articles that help them build their knowledge, skills, and academic confidence. In this special education lesson, students use previous knowledge to write a newsletter and demonstrate their understanding of various...
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Headlines Summarize: News Articles

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this following directions worksheet, students cut out headlines and articles from the newspapers and answer questions about them. Students answer 12 questions.
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Inquiring Minds Want to Know 2

For Teachers 4th - 5th
In this writing worksheet, young scholars read and analyze 4 newspaper headlines which are unusual and intriguing. Students choose one and write the newspaper article which could have matched the headline.
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Putin Criticizes Estonia Over War Memorial

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students read and discuss the vocabulary related to a news article about diplomatic relations between Estonia and Russia. They read the article, define key vocabulary terms, discuss verbs and prepositions, participate in a role-playing...
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Understanding the News

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students work in small groups to identify the following categories of news articles: hard news, features, announcements, and opinion/personal reflection.
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Reaction Paper

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students read a news article about a recent scientific topic and complete a worksheet describing the article. They correlate the article, which cannot be more that six months old, to the science class in which they are participating.