A NEWS BEGINNING –
STARTING THE SCHOOL YEAR WITH NEWSPAPERS
It’s the beginning of the school year, and you still don’t have all your textbooks and materials. Why not try using print media? The newspaper (hard copy or digital) provides a twist on the usual autobiography and My Summer Vacation type of get acquainted assignments while promoting higher level thinking and reading skills with a high interest, real life text. This Something Different to Try includes 7 multi-level lessons which practice summarizing, similes and metaphors, figurative language, comparison and analysis, future casting, and social skills. Try it. You and your students might like Something Different to start your year.