Be an Economic Reporter
For this interviewing skills worksheet, students pretend they are new reporters and choose 2 people to interview and then list the questions they would ask those interviewed.
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Geography: Mapping Newspaper Coverage
Students examine the locations of stories appearing in newspapers and determine where to assign reporters. Using various maps, they connect the stories to the correct maps and create charts of the story locations. Students explain their...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Linkage Institutions: The Media
Media bias? You betcha. Class members investigate how politicians use media and how media reporting influences public opinion. They then create a 15-second video asking a question they would like a candidate to answer.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Intro to Economics
There's an opportunity cost to everything you do, but it's minimal when you're learning about an applicable topic like economics. Join the Crash Course team as they introduce a 35-part video series on economics and briefly address some...
12 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Patriot or Loyalist? A Revolutionary Decision
Students research as a reporter would and present the loyalist and patriot point of view on the American Revolution. In this patriots versus loyalist lesson, students produce a project such as a video debate or webpage explaining the...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Sea Changes: A New England Industry
Students conduct research in order to use primary and secondary sources. They interpret and analyze information from textbooks and nonfiction books for young adults, as well as reference materials, audio and media presentations, oral...
7th - 10th Social Studies & History