Free template for students to use with any article in order to prepare them to SHARE a CURRENT EVENT article with the classroom!

Free template for students to use with any article in order to prepare them to SHARE a CURRENT EVENT article with the classroom!

Keeping Events Current   For reading month my focus has really been on nonfiction texts. For some reason I think it's easy to feel like "I meet the need" in nonfiction text through our textbooks but that really isn't enough. So this month I thought I'd try something new - current events!  I wanted my students to not only see what was happening in the real-world around them and read more nonfiction text but I also wanted them to continue practicing summarizing. I created this current events…

Keeping Events Current

Keeping Events Current For reading month my focus has really been on nonfiction texts. For some reason I think it's easy to feel like "I meet the need" in nonfiction text through our textbooks but that really isn't enough. So this month I thought I'd try something new - current events! I wanted my students to not only see what was happening in the real-world around them and read more nonfiction text but I also wanted them to continue practicing summarizing. I created this current events…

Will definitely be referring to this list of free online resources to find non-fiction texts!

Free Online Resources for Nonfiction Reading for Kids

We May Be Witnessing History’s Biggest Coral Die-Off. Coral bleaching is a result of warmer temperatures in the ocean and how it affects the fish and ecosystems that live with in the coral reef areas.

We May Be Witnessing History’s Biggest Coral Die-Off. Coral bleaching is a result of warmer temperatures in the ocean and how it affects the fish and ecosystems that live with in the coral reef areas.

Use current events in your elementary classroom to teach social studies, reading, and writing skills. Students practice summarizing the article, citing their sources, and providing their opinion.

Current Events in the Classroom

Use current events in your elementary classroom to teach social studies, reading, and writing skills. Students practice summarizing the article, citing their sources, and providing their opinion.

Current Events Critical Thinking Questions! Set of twenty task cards. Use with any current event and reutilize throughout the year. Promote higher order thinking in your classroom.

Current Events Critical Thinking Questions! Set of twenty task cards. Use with any current event and reutilize throughout the year. Promote higher order thinking in your classroom.

Hear ye! Hear ye! Teaching current events doesn’t have to be boring. Engage and challenge your students in local and world events by using choice boards, which are perfect for the classroom because they allow for creativity and differentiation.

Current events in the classroom

Hear ye! Hear ye! Teaching current events doesn’t have to be boring. Engage and challenge your students in local and world events by using choice boards, which are perfect for the classroom because they allow for creativity and differentiation.

In the news magazines for box in your classroom library...You don't have to teach current events to make students knowledgable about what's going on in the world. This would be a great option for when students finish an activity early.

In the news magazines for box in your classroom library...You don't have to teach current events to make students knowledgable about what's going on in the world. This would be a great option for when students finish an activity early.

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