ERIC Number: ED157806
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Teaching with Newspapers (Second Edition).
Province Newspaper, Vancouver (British Columbia).
The guide presents teaching suggestions and resource lists for using newspapers as a learning tool in elementary and middle grade classes and adult education situations. Over 75 activities are listed in art, drama, health, language arts, library skills, math, modern languages, music, science, and social studies. For example, science students can collect a vertical file or display of newspaper pictures and articles about storms and their effects. Students in health classes can study food advertisements to learn about different food groups. To help teachers develop curriculum the guide identifies nine series of articles published in the "Province" newspaper in 1976-77 which focused on Canadian and international affairs. After describing one elementary school's immersion program with newspapers, the guide explains how to create classroom learning stations centering around newspaper projects. Concluding sections examine (1) use of newspapers in teaching English as a second language, (2) ways to study value questions through newspaper analysis, and (3) research findings about newspaper readership and readability. (AV)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Area Studies, Art Activities, Comparative Education, Curriculum Development, Drama, Educational Media, Educational Resources, Elementary Secondary Education, Information Sources, Interdisciplinary Approach, Language Arts, Learning Activities, Library Skills, Mathematics, Modern Languages, Music Activities, Newspapers, Science Activities, Second Language Learning, Social Studies, Teaching Guides, Values
Province Newspaper, NIE Division, 2250 Granville Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3G2 ($1.50, paper cover)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Province Newspaper, Vancouver (British Columbia).
Note: Not available in hard copy from EDRS due to poor reproducibility of original document