Activity

Story Explorers: Evaluate News Coverage

This Story Explorers: Evaluate News Coverage activity also includes:

What makes an issue or event newsworthy? Scholars complete a K-W-H-L chart based on a recent news event. As they complete the chart, small groups collaborate to analyze coverage of the story or event.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Invite volunteers to share their reflections about the most important thing they learned from the activity
Classroom Considerations
  • In advance, prepare a list of issues and events from recent news stories
  • Requires Internet research or access to various media resources
Pros
  • Includes essential questions and word wall terms
  • Provides helpful educator instructions
Cons
  • None
Common Core