ERIC Number: ED056834
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
The Newspaper in the Classroom: Teaching Aids for Secondary Schools/ Social Science.
Copley Newspapers, San Diego, CA. Dept. of Education.
This teaching kit includes two booklets, "Your Newspaper: An Exciting World at Your Fingertips" and "Teaching Aids for the Social Sciences." Several maps, a list of Copley films and filmstrips and order blanks, and a selection of current news service reports which are updated periodically. These materials are all designed to encourage the use of newspapers in the secondary social studies classroom. Suggestions are made as to how newspapers can be resource materials for social studies teachers and students. The importance of newspapers in reporting historical, political, and economic events is discussed. Approaches and activities utilizing newspapers are suggested, and listings for sources of materials related to newspapers are included. (AL)
Descriptors: Current Events, Educational Media, Instructional Materials, Maps, News Media, Newspapers, Reading Materials, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Teaching Guides, Units of Study, World Affairs
Copley Newspapers, Department of Education, School Programs Division, 940 Third Avenue, San Diego, Cal. 92112 ($3.00)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Copley Newspapers, San Diego, CA. Dept. of Education.