Extra! Extra! (Information): Creating News Items that Help Readers Understand Current Events

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  • Aug 9 2010 10:02 PM

    Mary Kay Monson

     

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In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students act as New York Times editors who consider and create news items that add depth and breadth to a main news story. Students then prepare short news pieces for a newspaper supplement helping to analyze the terrorist plot that was uncovered in August, 2006.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 6 to 12

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

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    Grouping: Large Group Instruction

    Teaching Method: Discussions; Brainstorming