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What's the Big Idea? Current Events

For Students 6th - 8th
Provide the class with a helpful way to analyze print media describing current events. They read an article from a reliable news or media source and then use the attached worksheet to capture vital information. A great resource that is...
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Twenty-Five Great Ideas for Teaching Current Events

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Teaching current events can be an amazingly-rewarding part of your teaching week. This resource presents twenty-five ways to incorporate current events into your curriculum. It offers some outstanding ideas, such as providing your...
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Current Event Project

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
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...
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Let's Discuss Current Events

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Investigate articles from the daily news and share opinions with classmates. Using current events, learners view a news program without sound and predict what news is being discussed by analyzing the visuals. Then they read news articles...
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Writing Letters-to-the-Editor

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Collect numerous editorials and have your class establish criteria for this type of persuasive writing. After brainstorming ideas about school issues or current events, journalists select a topic of interest to use as the basis of their...
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Current Event Report

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Here is a well-designed worksheet that is used for writing a summary of an article on a current event. After writing the summary, learners are then asked to write a personal response to the article. Responses include answers as to why...
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Current Events Activity

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Students investigate world news and create a performance from their research.  In this current events instructional activity, students identify major political or news stories in the media and create a performance based on a character...
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Vantage Point: Multiple Perspective

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
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...
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Literary Newspaper: Candide

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Prejudice? Religious intolerance? Political sedition? Class distinction? Plight of women? Voltaire satire, anyone? A literary newspaper offers an opportunity for readers of Candide to make text-to-self and text-to-world connections as...
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Who Am I?

For Students 4th - 9th
Your budding journalists need to understand the five W's for writing a news story. They read a story, complete several graphic organizers to help them organize and write their article, and then use a self-assessment worksheet to edit and...
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Media Awareness Network: Hate or Debate?

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Discuss the difference between legitimate debate on a political issue and arguments that are based on hate through a science-fiction scenario that shows how a controversial issue can be discussed in both ways. Then learn how purveyors of...
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What's the News?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars investigate current events. For this current events lesson, students identify current events from newspaper articles and place them on a timeline.
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Creating a Newspaper

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Get the scoop with a fun, engaging newspaper project. After analyzing the parts of a newspaper, including the headline, subtitles, and pictures or images, young journalists get to work by writing their own stories in a newspaper article...
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A Better Class of Journal-ists

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Young academics create a current events journal by skimming newspapers for articles that fit defined guidelines for informational texts. After cutting out two articles each week to add to their journals, they write a brief description of...
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Getting the Story

For Teachers 5th - 11th
Scholars investigate current events. They collect information and focus on the five W questions, and then they search newspapers to find a current events article. While reading the article, they search for each W and comment on the ones...
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Working on the Slant

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Compare and contrast a major news story from various newspapers. How does the perspective change? Are certain things included in some of the stories and left out of others? Have pupils complete a graphic organizer to compare how...
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Identifying Author’s Purpose in a Newspaper

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Between news articles, editorials, and comic strips, many different types of writing are presented to readers in a newspaper. The first lesson in this series helps children make sense of all this information by teaching them the key...
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Current Events Poster

For Students 5th - 6th
In this language arts instructional activity, students choose a current event topic and look for newspaper and magazine articles. Students read the articles, highlight key points and important words, take notes and write a summary....
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5 Themes Awareness of Current Event Issues

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Young scholars analyze newspaper articles for the 5 themes of geography. They create a colorful portfolio explaining how each theme: location, place, etc. is relevant in a chosen current event.
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Identify the Parts of a Newspaper features of informational text, newspaper format

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Young readers make sense out of the wealth of information in newspapers with this helpful reference document. Pointing out basic features like headings, articles, bylines, and captions this resource is a great tool for introducing...
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Pictographic Poetry of Current Events

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students discuss recent currents events as a class. Using one of the events, they write a poem about how they feel about the event in question. They choose specific symbols that relate to event and write a poem about it as well. They...
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Current Events Research

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students look for news stories on the Web that highlight some of the prominent issues in modern American history they outlined in Lesson One. They see the connection between historical issues and current events.
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Current Events

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
In this current events worksheet, students find an article in a newspaper, magazine, TV or Internet. Students write a summary and an opinion about this article.
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Student Reports

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Class members take on the role of a journalist to report on a topic based on an event at school, in the community, or an image found in a magazine or newspaper. 

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