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What Makes the News and Why (Current Events Activity)

What Makes the News and Why (Current Events Activity)

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All Grades - Current Events Activity

Looking for a current events activity for your social studies or ELA block? Download Wade King's lesson, What Makes the News & Why, to share with your class. 

This activity is a great way to integrate English language arts and social studies. There are reasons why certain topics make into our media and news outlets. By understanding ”why” certain topics make it into our homes kids will have a better grasp on the importance of the world around us. The main purpose for this lesson is to allow students to have an opportunity to analyze a news source using the information in the source to make a supportive decision on what category or categories the source belongs in. This activity allows for great conversations between the student/parent and student. It is ok to disagree on the categorization so long as the argument is supported. It is highly encouraged that conversation does happen after the initial categorization.

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