I read a good article today on NPR’s All Tech Considered, Fake Or Real? How To Self-Check The News And Get The Facts. Except I figure people who aren’t schooled in figuring out the difference aren’t likely to be reading an NPR article. So I quickly put together this infographic based on the article and a... Read more ➞
Have you tried engaging your students with current event articles? Kid-friendly news articles are hard to find. This post has seven different options for you to find news for your elementary classroom!
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The "World Times" is a set of newspaper articles handed out in the World War One Simulation. The Article on the Assassination of the Archduke Francis Ferdinand is the catalist that starts the simulation. After the newspaper is passed out to all the countries, Serbia and Austria-Hungary are assigned to write public statements to be read to the class the next period (1914). The conditions are set for war! http://www.historysimulation.com/WorldWarI.html #SSchat #HistoryTeacherchat
Having students analyze the news is a great way to keep them informed as well as build real world reading skills. After a thorough reading of the article students will be asked to write out the following: - WHO is the article about? - WHEN did this event/issue happen? - WHAT are four important facts you found? - WHERE is this event/issue happening? - WHY is this event/issue important? - To review students are asked to construct a relevant based on the article.