News Sites for Elementary Students
Students access a variety of websites that present news, weather and sports geared toward the elementary student. They play online games, take quizzes and research how to write newspaper articles.
1st - 7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
Vantage Point: Multiple Perspective
Explore current events through multiple lenses by comparing social media coverage with a national news article. Although you can easily apply this to a more recent event, this analysis focuses on the 2012 shooting in Aurora, CO. Learners...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Language Focus Starter Unit: Comparative and Superlative Adjectives, Present Continuous Form
Practice the present continuous form and comparative and superlative adjectives with a short worksheet. Young learners read answers to questions, then form the questions based on context clues and word banks. Some activities require kids...
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Current Event Project
One of the best ways to make history relevant and engaging is to analyze current events before they become history! Check out these project guidelines for a current event research paper, outlining the major required sections of the...
4th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Language Focus and Vocabulary Unit 7.1: Present Continuous, Imperative Sentences
Express what will be happening with exercises on present continuous for future arrangements, or future progressive tense. Several fill-in-the-blank and matching activities challenge kids to use the correct form of the given verbs. The...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Present Tense, Adverbs of Frequency
How often do your kids ride their bikes to school, or go to the parks on Saturdays? Use adverbs of frequency to indicate the times that things occur in a grammar instructional activity, which also features activities on verbs in the...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Simple Present or Present Continuous?
Mastering verb tense is an important part of building your learners' reading skills. Young grammarians look over ten sentences and use context clues to decide whether they should use the present or present progressive tense.
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Keep It Real—Newspapers, the Ultimate Informational Text
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...
3rd - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Great Depression and New Deal
Elementary pupils are introduced to the Great Depression as a critical period of hardship in United States history. They engage in collaborative assignments researching the Dust Bowl, the New Deal, US presidents, and presidential libraries.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Reader Idea | Thinking Like a Historian About Current World Events
Check out this fantastic research project where learners work to see the modern world through the eyes of a historian and analyze a contemporary event of their choice. An in-depth reflection on the project is given by the project...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable