The News

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Young journalists learn about topics such as newspaper ethics, parts of a newspaper, credible sources, and different types of articles. The lesson empowers individuals and gives them the capability to express their voices through the power of the press.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Kick off the unit with a QFT (Question Formulation Technique) to spark interest and generate inquiry
  • Consider doing some project-based-learning with your school paper after the mini-unit as a summative assessment
Classroom Considerations

  • A variety of materials are needed for each activity 
  • Choose an assessment strategy before instruction
Pros

  • Learning objectives are rooted in real-world experiences
  • Includes extension ideas for lessons
  • Resource contains helpful definitions for content vocabulary words
Cons

  • None