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In this writing activity, students choose a historical event from their unit and complete a news report. The report includes who is involves, when it happened, where it happened, what happened, and why it is important.
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Power Pack: Lessons in Civics, Math, and Fine Arts
Newspaper in Education (NIE) Week honors the contributions of the newspaper and is celebrated in the resource within a civics, mathematics, and fine arts setting. The resource represents every grade from 3rd to 12th with questions and...
3rd - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Getting the Most out of Teaching with Newspapers
No matter what subject you're teaching, you'll find some fun and innovative ideas for using newspapers in your classroom with a helpful resource. Based on Getting the Most Out of Teaching with Newspapers by Rebecca Olien, the series of...
4th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Folk Tales and Fables
Pages and pages of engaging activities, worksheets, and writing projects on teaching folktales and fables await you! You don't want to miss this incredible resource that not only includes a wide range of topics and graphic organizers,...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Civil Rights in America
Civil Rights in America is the theme of this 2014 packet of materials prepared for Florida's Black History Month studies. Class members examine news reports and images of key civil rights leaders and events during the struggle for equal...
K - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution: The American Revolution
The contributions of African-Americans to the American Revolution are the focus of this Social Studies and language arts lesson. After reading and discussing Linda Crotta Brennan’s The Black Regiment of the American Revolution, class...
5th - 8th English Language Arts
Breaking News: Nissan to Make Future New York Taxis
Students explore current events by completing worksheet activities. In this transportation instructional activity, students read a news article discussing Nissan's new contract to create New York Taxis due to their improved fuel economy....
3rd - 9th Social Studies & History
Breaking News: Syria Protests Getting Bigger (April 16th, 2011)
Students explore current events by participating in several worksheet style activities. In this Syrian protest lesson, students read a news article discussing the Syrian uprising that took place in April of 2011. Students complete...
3rd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Breaking News English: TV News about Russia
In this TV News about Russia activity, students read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion questions,...
5th - 10th Social Studies & History