Let The Roanoke Times help you with your classroom instructions. Below are just a few great resources to incorporate into your curriculum planning.By the Numbers: Mathematical Connections in Newspapers
The newspaper plays a vital role in this guide, which features lesson plans, activities and handouts for middle-school students. (Grades 6-8, Math)Newspapers Maintain the Brain: A Teacher’s Guide to Using the Newspaper to Enhance Basic Skills
Activities in this guide use the newspaper to enhance skills in reading, writing, listening, speaking, math, social studies and science. (General)Reading First NIE
This research-based teacher's guide provides ideas for teachers to use for reading and learning from newspapers. These sequential newspaper activities are meant to supplement and enrich each of the five elements recommended by the National Reading Panel. It includes a section for parents with ideas to use at home. (pre-K - 5; Literacy)Newspapers Now: Developing Comprehension and Research Skills with the Newspaper
Activities in this guide encourage students to explore the full range of information in the newspaper that is relevant to their lives and to help students develop comprehension and research skills through newspaper content.
Using the Newspaper to Teach Virginia’s Standards of Learning (K-5)
Lists SOL objectives and newspaper activities for the four major subject areas (K-5)
Please contact the NIE department at firstname.lastname@example.org or 540-981-3165 to receive a copy of this teacher guide.
The Newspaper in Education Institute is a non-profit NIE educational organization that provides NIE program subscribers with over 300 quality NIE instructional resources. These resources include teacher guides, serial stories, student supplements, character education, subject-specific resources, video & audio teacher training modules and the popular NIE instructional calendar. All are focused on using the newspaper to enhance your teachings in each subject!
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