Identify the Parts of a Newspaper features of informational text, newspaper format

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Young readers make sense out of the wealth of information in newspapers with this helpful reference document. Pointing out basic features like headings, articles, bylines, and captions this resource is a great tool for introducing children to this unfamiliar writing format.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Supplement this resource into a English language arts unit on different kinds of informational text
  • Make copies of this reference for students to keep with their reading materials
  • Use this resource to support a weekly current events assignment in which pupils find and present interesting articles to the class
  • Accompany this resource with a newspaper scavenger hunt activity in which learners try to find specific features and information in a newspaper
Pros

  • Includes a clear picture of a newspaper with key features indicated
  • Provides a brief reading passage that explains the basics about newspapers
Cons

  • None