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A Better Class of Journal-ists

Young academics create a current events journal by skimming newspapers for articles that fit defined guidelines for informational texts. After cutting out two articles each week to add to their journals, they write a brief description of the main idea for each story. They also write a brief statement reflecting on the importance of the article. This is a great activity that gets young readers exploring informational texts and can be easily modified for any grade level! 

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Resource Details

Grade
1st - 12th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
21 days
Instructional Strategies
Research
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Year
2002
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