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100 resources with the keyterm newspapers

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Writing Summaries

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Practice summary writing with informational texts. Young readers create summaries after reading magazine articles, newspaper articles, or other forms of informational texts. Readers use the GRASP strategy (read text, write what you...
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School-Home Links/Book Links

For Students Pre-K - 1st
Get youngsters reading at home and their parents involved with this at home reading assignment. This resource consists of a ready-to-use handout for documenting at-home reading. Formatted as a letter home to parents, this activity calls...
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Newspaper Unit: Reading Lesson Plan

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Work on identifying the different parts of a newspaper with your English learners. After reviewing newspaper terminology, pupils pair up and complete a scavenger hunt, looking for specific things in the newspaper and recording their...
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The Furry News: How to Make a Newspaper

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students investigate the process of making a newspaper using children's literature to create context for the lesson. The readers are asked to predict the events of the story as it is read to them. Then the teacher uses guided questions...
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Fact and Opinion Project

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Explore fact and opinion in the newspaper with your high schoolers. they will read the newspaper and write down specific information they identify as fact and information that is an opinion.  Students draw an art project to illustrate...
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Reading and Writing: Using Newspapers

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
A good way for your class to explore writing is through newspaper articles. Using newspaper clippings, learners discuss how they feel about a current event, and write a response in their journal.
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It's News to Me!

For Teachers 5th - 8th
A well-designed worksheet invites learners to use the Colorado Newspaper's website to keep up on current events. This engaging website allows young journalists to keep tabs on a current event, and write their own byline to the story they...
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News You Can Use

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students write a newspaper column. In this newspaper lesson, students discuss the features of a newspaper column, analyze a column, and peer review columns written by their classmates.
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Details

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders write journals, newspapers, and letters with details to enhance their main points. In this details lesson plan, 3rd graders retell an incident with details, create newspaper articles with details, and write letters with...
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The World in 22 Minutes: Constructing a TV News Lineup

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine several newspapers to compare front pages, headlines, and photographs, experience role of news editor, define and discuss factors that go into news judgements, and arrange twenty-two minute news broadcast by selecting...
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Distinguishing Fact and Opinion

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students pick up clues in the wordage of a sentence to determine if it is factual and give reasons for their feelings. They explain difference between statements of hard fact as found on the front page of a newspaper from that of an...
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Bring President Lincoln to Life

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
"A house divided against itself cannot stand. I believe this government cannot endure permanently half-slave and half-free." - Abraham Lincoln
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Picture This

For Teachers K - 4th
A unique writing instructional activity, this plan begins with learners talking about multiculturalism in small groups. Each learner will choose a picture from a newspaper, describe it to their small group, and think about how it relates...
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Newspapers: A Connection to Our Past

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers discuss current events and importance of understanding historical context for events today. They research current event and its historical context, and plan, shoot, and edit iMovie video essay using AppleWorks storyboard.
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Get in the Newspaper Habit

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Are you working on a journalism or newspaper unit? Use this newspaper lesson to help middle and high schoolers locate journalistic questions, action verbs, main ideas, and important ideas of a newspaper article. They write an article of...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: What's Replacing Our Newspapers?

For Students 9th - 12th
What is happening to print media? Use this political cartoon analysis handout to facilitate pupil exploration of the online-media takeover and the decline of newspapers. Background information gives them context, and 3 talking points...
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Newspapers

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Here is an engaging and thought-provoking presentation on newspapers. Learners identify different types of text, study layouts, look at common features, and differentiate between fact and opinion in newspapers. Photos are included, and a...
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Newspaper Articles

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Although brief, this presentation provides valuable practice for pupils in the reading and understanding of various newspaper headlines. They make predictions of what's happening based on the headline itself. Very nice!
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Honduras

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars explore weekly online newspaper to explore Honduras.
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Cartoons for the Classroom: China, Tibet and the Olympics

For Students 8th - 12th
In this current events worksheet, students analyze a political cartoon about the Olympics in China and respond to 3 talking point questions.
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Campaign Fundraising

For Students 8th - 12th
In this current events worksheet, students analyze a political cartoon about American campaign fundraising and respond to 3 talking point questions.
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What's New in the News?

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students explore the news. They research Internet news sites, newspapers, and magazines and select four areas to summarize. They simulate a news announcer by summarizing the news and including supporting details for a particular day.
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iPod Reporters

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars develop a topic for a class newspaper article and set up an interview with someone involved in the issue. They record the interview using an iPod with a voice recorder then use direct quotes for their article. As a whole...
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Media and War

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students investigate how written media and word of mouth helped foment rebellion during the Revolutionary War. They compare and contrast that with the role of the news media in the war in Iraq focusing on cause and effect relationships.