Newspaper Article Summary Activity

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Newspaper Article Summary Activity
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One of the skills that I've noticed my students lack is the ability to read a newspaper. Many of my students reported that they had never read a newspaper and that they rarely kept up with the news. This free product seeks to solve that issue by giving students a structured way to read a newspaper. It asks students questions like: Where does the story take place? Why is the story important?

When we first started using this resource, I had questions from my students about the simplest aspects of a news story..."Mr. Bowyer, when did this story happen?" "Mr. Bowyer, how can I tell where this story happened?" After we used this resource a couple times, they can breeze through it and then have a substantive discussion about what the stories were about, why they may have happened, and how it impacted them.

If you like engaging your students with current events and political issues, check out my 100 U.S. Government Journal Prompts!

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Teaching Duration
30 Minutes

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