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Published: Tuesday, 5/14/2013

Teacher Resources

Newspapers In Educatoin

By the Numbers: Mathematical Connections in Newspapers
Type: Curriculum
The newspaper plays a vital role in this guide, which features lesson plans, activities and handouts for middle-school students.
Type: Curriculum

Announcing a new curriculum
Type: Curriculum
Geography awareness
Type: Journalism | Civic Engagement

2011 NIE Teachers Guide
Type: Curriculum
 
Type: Journalism | Civic Engagement

Citizens Together: You and Your Newspaper
Type: Curriculum
A five-day lesson plan, “Citizens Together” explores the individual freedoms protected in the Bill of Rights.
Type: Journalism | Civic Engagement

Creating a Classroom Newspaper
Type: Curriculum
Especially effective at the middle-school level, this guide offers step-by-step instructions for producing a newspaper.
Type: Journalism

First Things First: Using the Newspaper to Teach the Five Freedoms of the First Amendment
Type: Curriculum
Appropriate for all grade levels, this guide features one elementary activity, one middle-school activity and one high-school activity for each “freedom.”
Type: First Amendment | Civic Engagement

FSI: Fraud Scene Investigator
Type: Curriculum | Online Activity | In-paper Feature
Students learn how to fight fraud firsthand in this online activity by delving into newspaper stock tables, researching companies through online news, and deciphering the truth of investments from fraudulent sales pitches.
Type: Math/Finance

Game On
Type: Curriculum
Featuring two activities, "Game On" invites students to use the local newspaper to get in the game of civics and acquire a better understanding of the basic rights of each American citizen as granted by the U.S. Constitution.
Type: Civic Engagement | Social Studies

High Five: The Integrated Language Arts and Journalism Curriculum
Type: Curriculum
These lesson plans introduce middle-school students to journalism concepts and meet national language-arts standards. Three units focus on media literacy, the craft of journalism and newspaper production.
Type: Literacy | Journalism | Language Arts

Newspapers Maintain the Brain: A Teacher's Guide for Using the Newspaper to Enhance Basic Skills
Type: Curriculum
Activities in this guide use the newspaper to enhance skills in reading, writing, listening, speaking, math, social studies and science.
Type: General

NIE Week 2009
Type: Curriculum
Celebrated annually during the first full school week in March, NIE Week reinforces a positive and relevant lifetime reading habit in students by engaging them with an authentic text – the newspaper. We create a teacher's guide and in-paper features each year for use during NIE Week and beyond.
Type: General

N the News
Type: Curriculum
The daily newspaper is the textbook for this nine-unit curriculum (revised in 2009), which gives middle- and high-school students an in-depth introduction to the world of journalism.
Type: Journalism

Parent Newspaper Guide
Type: Curriculum
Available in English or Spanish, the guide offers suggestions on how to use the newspaper to reinforce what's being taught in school, to talk about shared interests and more.
Type: Literacy

Press Ahead: A Teacher's Guide to Creating Student Newspapers
Type: Curriculum
Middle- and high-school teachers can use the worksheets and detailed assignments in this manual to guide students in the production of a newspaper.
Type: Journalism

Standard Recipes
Type: Curriculum
Lesson plans for teachers using newspapers as textbooks for Ohio academic content standards.
Type: All

Money Matters
Type: Curriculum
How to earn it, save it, make it grow using the newspaper to get the information you need.
Type: All

Reading First NIE: A Newspaper In Education Teaching Supplement for Reading First/No Child Left Behind Act of 2001
Type: Curriculum
This research-based curriculum for teachers and NIE professionals also contains ideas for parents to use at home with their children plus information about national trends in reading instruction.
Type: Reading

Speaking of a Free Press
Type: Curriculum
These quotations from the famous (and not-so-famous) about freedom of speech and freedom of the press make good discussion-starters or bulletin board items.
Type: Journalism | Civic Engagement

Target Date Scavenger Hunts
Type: Curriculum

Scavenger hunts have long been a popular NIE activity. This publication presents 50 of them – one for each state in the country.

Type: Language Arts


 



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