Newspapers in Education

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Take young writers on an journey through the pages of a newspaper with this language arts lesson series on journalism. Covering the topics of news reporting, opinion writing, photojournalism, advertising, and much more, this resource provides numerous activities that engage students in exploring this valuable source information.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Work through the series as a whole, or choose specific lessons and activities to supplement into your language arts curriculum
  • Create learning menus out of the different assignments listed in the resource
  • Use these lessons to build a unit in which children work as a whole class or in small groups to create their own newspapers
  • Integrate technology by having students compare print and digital versions of different newspapers
Classroom Considerations

  • Lessons require that students have access to newspapers, so consider asking the local paper, small businesses, or even students' families for their old copies
Pros

  • Each lesson provides a list of supplemental assignments and activities
  • Lessons can be adapted for use with elementary, middle, and high school students
  • Includes a worksheet that supports readers with identifying the key information in a news article
Cons

  • None