Click on the icons for interactive news experiences for you and your students. The news-related lesson plans offer an easy way to integrate technology into your program. There are writing assignments with instruction, video and polling, informational text with interactive comprehension quizzes, and much more. They’re easy to use and make use of the latest in technology’s learning tools.
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Word of the Day http://newseducation.hotapplepie.wikispaces.net/Word+of+the+Day
A great vocabulary builder, terrific for SAT practice
Quote of the Day http://newseducation.hotapplepie.wikispaces.net/Quote+of+the+Day
An inspirational quote and writing prompt
Around the Globe http://newseducation.hotapplepie.wikispaces.net/Around+the+Globe
Headlines from around the world with an interactive globe. Speech tool can read the story aloud.
Comparing News Stories http://newseducation.hotapplepie.wikispaces.net/Comparing+News+Stories
A brief news story and a writing lesson, updated daily.
Lesson Plans for Teachers http://newseducation.hotapplepie.wikispaces.net/Lesson+Plans
Ten+ lesson plans in Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies, timed to this week’s events.
Can be printed and distributed to students
A video and news activity for students in grades K-3.
Video News Views http://newseducation.hotapplepie.wikispaces.net/Video+News+Views
A video and news poll activity for grades 4 and higher. Updated weekly.
A weekly in-depth writing assignment with instructions and news connection
Informational text with a self-assessment comprehension quiz, updated weekly
Page One Prime
An in-depth look at a story making news this week