ERIC Number: ED224033
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Using the Weekly Newspaper in Education.
Becker, Sharon; Kendall, Stuart
Intended for teachers in all subject areas at the elementary and secondary school levels, this booklet contains a variety of activities involving the use of the weekly newspaper as a teaching aid. Following a list of features of a weekly newspaper that make it suitable for classroom instruction, the activities are presented for elementary and secondary grades in each of the following subject areas: (1) language arts; (2) social studies; (3) mathematics; (4) science, health, and safety; (5) home economics; (6) business education; (7) foreign language; (8) music; (9) art; and (10) physical education. The activities offered include finding certain parts of speech in a news article, determining the percentage of space allotted to pictures and stories on a given page, drawing a floor plan based on an apartment rental ad, and discussing a newspaper photograph in terms of perspective, balance, and proportion. (HTH)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Milwaukee Journal/Milwaukee Sentinel, WI.
Identifiers: Weekly Newspapers
Note: A publication of the Wisconsin Newspaper in Education Committee.