Separate but Equal Opinions: Examining How Opinions About Current Events Are Expressed in Newspapers


  • Aug 10 2010 1:11 AM

    Mary Kay Monson


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In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students examine the ways in which editorials and Op-ed pieces respond to current events. They then write editorials in response to news items from the New York Times.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 6 to 12

    Topics: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Career & Technical Ed, American Democracy, Writing Strategies, History-Social Science, Arts, Media, & Entertainment


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    Grouping: Large Group Instruction

    Teaching Method: Discussions