Keep It Real—Newspapers, the Ultimate Informational Text

This Keep It Real—Newspapers, the Ultimate Informational Text unit also includes:

Newspaper in Education (NIE) Week, celebrated annually during the first full school week in March, recognizes the accomplishments of NIE programs across the country and around the world. Take part in the celebration with the lessons and activities in this teacher's guide. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Arrange with a local newspaper to deliver daily copies of the paper during the unit
Classroom Considerations

  • Although the guide is designed for the 2006 Newspapers in Education (NIE) week, the lessons, activities, and materials may be easily adapted to any year's celebration
  • Individual copies of the same newspaper edition are required
Pros

  • The 50-page packet includes background information about NIE Week, a list of the National Standards addressed, lesson plans and activities, worksheets, and activities designed especially for elementary classrooms
Cons

  • None