ERIC Number: ED205995
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Feb
Reference Count: 0
The Newspaper in Secondary English and Language Arts: A Teaching Guide of Suggested Classroom Newspaper Activities.
Hanson, Phebe; And Others
Intended for use with students in secondary school English and language arts classes, this guide provides a number of ways to use newspapers in the classroom. The guide is designed to help teachers and students with ways for starting newspaper activities; with reading, writing, speaking, listening, and thinking opportunities; and with possibilities for making newspaper reading an enjoyable experience. The guide provides approximately 45 activities, including (1) writing found poems, (2) preparing a newspaper collage, (3) getting the reader's interest, (4) writing picture captions, (5) writing parodies, (6) detecting sex role stereotyping, (7) preparing an advertising campaign, and (8) using humor. An activities index and a glossary of newspaper terms are appended. (FL)
Descriptors: Class Activities, English Instruction, Journalism Education, Language Arts, Learning Activities, Listening Skills, Newspapers, Reading Skills, Secondary Education, Student Publications, Teaching Guides, Writing Skills
Minneapolis Tribune, 425 Portland Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55488 ($4.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Minneapolis Star and Tribune Co., Minn.; Minneapolis Public Schools, Minn. Curriculum Div.
Note: For related document see CS 206 549.