Current events in Africa

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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 and perspective in the texts they read.

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Classroom Considerations

  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
Pros

  • Comprehensive list of African newspapers and news sites
  • Valuable reading skill
Cons

  • May be useful to first supplement with another lesson on perspective in reading that is easier for young learners to relate to
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