ERIC Number: ED056836
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
The Newspaper in the Classroom: Teaching Aids for Elementary Schools.
Helleis, Shirley C.; And Others
Four booklets on the uses of newspapers in the elementary classroom are included. "Developing Creative and Critical Thinking Skills Through Use of the Newspaper in the Elementary Classroom" outlines how newspaper articles can provide a basis for discussions of issues, development of language skills and vocabulary, and composition assignments. "Your Newspaper: An Exciting World at Your Fingertips" describes what a newspaper is, how it is used, how it can help in school work, and suggests projects using newspapers. "The Newspaper in the Classroom: A Two-Week Teaching Unit for Elementary Grades" provides lesson plans, suggestions for projects, games, and class activities using newspapers, and bulletin board suggestions. "The Newspaper and the Study of Man and His Environment" details class activities in various areas (language arts, social studies, art, music, and science) which use newspapers as a resource for studying ecology. A list of related films and several bibliographies are included. (AL)
Descriptors: Creative Thinking, Critical Thinking, Educational Media, Elementary Education, Enrichment Activities, Environmental Education, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Newspapers, Teaching Guides
Copley Newspapers, Department of Education, 940 Third Avenue, San Diego, Cal. 92112 ($4.00)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Copley Newspapers, San Diego, CA. Dept. of Education.