Now I Get It!—Improving Comprehension with Newspapers

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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 newspaper glossary and even exercises designed for the elementary classroom.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

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

  • Although the guide is for 2007, the suggested activities are appropriate for any school year
  • The resource presumes class sets of a newspaper are available

  • The 67-page teaching guide includes 12 lesson plans designed to promote reading, reading comprehension, and reading instruction
  • Comes with worksheets, activities, and rubrics to assess the various activities

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