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"Using Newspapers" In The Classroom

Teachers here are some ideas on how to integrate the use of newspapers in the classroom with students in grades k-12. Please add your ideas, and suggestions to the list.

What is Media Literacy? | Media Literacy Project

Media literacy skills are just as important today as they were yesterday. However, with social media platforms, technology tools, digital content and information received and viewed on television, games, radio stations, books, and brochures it's a must students possess these skills before graduating. Media literacy skills are a necessary standard for students all over the world. Teachers will use this website to view the article on why media literacy is important and what these skills enable students to do.

Relevance of newspapers today | NewsMediaWorks

Newspapers have been around for centuries and are still relevant today to many around the world. Teachers will view this website to get insights on view points from Australian consumers on viewpoints on how and why they value newspapers.

This website is a list of 100 activities with newspaper related activities teachers teaching students in Elementary, Junior High, and High- School students will use as a resource to teach on topics and content in Life Skills, Language Arts, Newspaper Knowledge, Math, Social Studies, Science, Critical Thinking, and Character Education.

Best Online High School Newspapers - Top Ten List - TheTopTens®

This list was voted as the Best Online High School Newspapers. High School teachers will use this website to view the list and determine the best online newspapers for high school students.

Middle School Newspaper Activities

Teachers can boost a students critical thinking skills by allowing them an opportunity to be creators of a newspaper for their school. Teachers with Middle school students interested in journalism, and design will use this resource to pave the wave opening their imaginations to create news.

Let's Create a Class Newspaper | Scholastic

This website will be used to assist teachers with students in grades Pre K- K. Students in Pre K-K enjoy indulging in active learning activities so what better way to allow their creative minds to be put to the test with this engaging lesson plan activity of creating their own classroom newspaper.

How do you cite a newspaper article?

Information received from newspapers has to be cited just as information from other sources. Teachers and their students will use this website to obtain a APA reference guide that will provide guidance on how to site newspapers articles.

Ten Great Activities: Teaching With the Newspaper | Education World

Teachers will use the Education World website to choose from 10 different newspaper classroom activities to successfully enhance skills in reading, math, media literacy, and vocabulary.

39 FREE Newspaper English Worksheets

Being aware that students learn at different levels and at a different pace, take advantage of this free list of 39 printable worksheets from newspapers articles. Teachers will use this website to obtain worksheets that can be filtered by level to provide differentiated lessons for all students.

[Video] Newspapers: Reading, discussing, analysing and writing reports | Discovery Education UK

Teachers will use this website with students to view video on articles, resources, and a collection of other education information to enhance literacy skills.

Once Signed in, Teachers will watch this educational animated movie to find useful information to use with students. This website will be helpful for students to learn about vocabulary, news, editorial, articles, reporters, and headlines.


Thanks to the local community sponsors, Newspapers in Education provides a digital online newspaper program for teachers to use in their classrooms. Teachers receive free newspaper e-editions with relevant, and cultivating resources along with creative curriculum that strengthens students learning possibilities and help students meet the challenges of the future. Teachers will login to create an account by visiting the NIE website. Here teachers will get access to lesson plans, curriculum, quizzes, and other newspaper content all on one site.

A Teacher's Guide to Using Newspapers to Enhance Language Arts Skills | Reading Rockets

Newspapers expand the curriculum with an unlimited amount of information to use as background for learning activities. Discover new ways to use the newspaper in your language arts studies, with these activities from the Newspaper Association of America.