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In this news story worksheet, students use the cover story about reading a news story to answer the 6 questions. Students use the s magazine to complete the activity.
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Challenge young learners to read between the lines with an activity that focuses on making inferences and using context clues. As class members read short passages that provide several context clues to the meaning of a word in bold, they...
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Now I Get It!—Improving Comprehension with Newspapers
Celebrated annually during the first full school week in March, Newspapers in Education Week recognizes the accomplishments of NIE programs across the country and around the world. This 2007 guide is packed with lessons, activities, a...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts 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
Don't Lose Your Way in the News
Students explore language arts by participating in a newspaper analysis activity. In this journalism lesson, students identify how newspapers present stories, who is writing them and how they can obtain information from them. Students...
3rd - 4th Visual & Performing Arts
Vocabulary Starter Unit: Family and School
Practice vocabulary about family relationships and school subjects. Learners read a paragraph that describes how people are related to each other, then answer questions about what they have read. They also use word banks to fill in the...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Frindle Lesson Plan
"Who says a pen has to be called a pen? Why not call it a frindle?" Inspired by this quote from the award-winning novel written by Andrew Celements, this lesson plan allows children to invent their own terms for common classroom objects,...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable