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Tiger's Talk of School News
Student design, edit, and layout a computer-generated school newspaper four times a year. They collect and write about school events and work in small groups to layout each issue using graphics and word processing.
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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
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
Newspapers in Education
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...
3rd - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Become a Journalist
Explore the newspaper as a unique entity with a detailed and extended unit. The unit requires learners to consider the newspaper's role in democracy, think about ethics, practice writing and interviewing, and examine advertising and news...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Propaganda: What’s the Message?
As class members progress through eight fully prepared learning stations, they will identify how bias is present in persuasive media, as well as differentiate among types of propaganda techniques like bandwagon propaganda and the use of...
8th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson 3: Writing a News Story
Start a writing instructional activity by examining a news video that explains writing clearly, concisely, and correctly. Learners consider the importance of writing news properly to avoid breaking the law, then write their own weekend...
6th - 10th English Language Arts
News and News Analysis: Navigating Fact and Opinion in the Times
Help your class understand the difference between fact and opinion by exploring the New York Times homepage and articles. In pairs or small groups, pupils complete a scavenger hunt, answering the provided questions. Next, discuss the...
8th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Challenging Stereotypes: A New Look at Old Age
Combine a lesson on the elderly with grammar instruction. Before viewing a series of provided video clips, class members brainstorm a list of words related to senior citizens and organize these words into categories that correspond with...
8th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Current events in Africa
Before incorporating current events into your classroom, make sure your learners are informed and critical readers! Compare events as presented by an African and American media source, and help your class understand the impact of bias...
7th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Designed