ERIC Number: ED144070
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
An Ideabook for Newspaper-Related Materials.
Minnesota Univ. Technical Coll., Crookston.
This publication describes classroom activities that teach language arts skills through the use of newspapers and magazines. The activities, which include activities for individuals and for groups, involve students in reading and learning about numerous items in the newspaper, including comics, advertisements, editorials, news stories, and featured recipes. The activities are organized according to the following skills, which they are designed to teach: reading comprehension (main idea, sequence, locating information, critical reading, and comprehension at all levels); skimming and scanning; vocabulary development; study skills; and writing skills. The publication also lists sources of newspaper-related instructional materials and provides a brief bibliography of books and articles that deal with using the newspaper in the classroom. A glossary of newspaper terminology is included. (GW)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Minnesota Univ. Technical Coll., Crookston.
Note: Activities prepared at University of Minnesota, at Crookston Reading Center