ERIC Number: ED116245
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
A Handbook for Using the Newspaper in the Classroom.
Jackson, Jill, Ed.; And Others
This book is a guide to using the newspaper as an instructional tool in the classroom. The objectives are to help students become informed about and interested in what is happening in the world; to learn to read the newspaper intelligently; to help students realize the impact of newspapers on the public; to develop within the students a lasting interest in the reading of newspapers; and to increase and strengthen the skills acquired in other subject areas, especially those in the language arts and social studies. The handbook includes information about how the newspaper is constructed, the function of different newspaper sections, newspaper terminology, propaganda and the newspaper, news reports, editorials, sports, comics, freedom of the press, and the history of the "Rocky Mountain News." Also included are various activities for social studies, language arts, non-readers and beginning readers, science, math, foreign language, and art. (TS)
Descriptors: Educational Media, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Materials, Journalism, Language Arts, Learning Activities, News Media, Newspapers, Publicize, Social Sciences
Rocky Mountain News, P.O. Box 719, Denver, Colorado 80201 ($2.50 paper)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Rocky Mountain News, Denver, CO.
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