ERIC Number: ED307163
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Adding Life to Social Studies, Language Arts, Math and Science.
Dobson, Dorothy Tousley; Archer, Sally
This booklet is designed to use the newspaper in the teaching of social studies, language arts, math, and science. Each of these major areas is divided into several topics. Each topic is defined, followed by a list of activities using newspaper articles or pictures to develop the topic. The seven topics for social studies are sociology; anthropology; economics; geography; history; political science; and psychology. Included under language arts are reading; writing; grammar; spelling; and speaking and listening. Mathematical topics include numerical concepts; sets; sequences; approximations; place value; addition; subtraction; multiplication; division; decimals; fractions; measurement; ratios; averaging; geometry; graphing; time; and money management. Science topics presented are general science information; weather; and health and safety. Many example articles and pictures are provided. (MVL)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Materials, Language Arts, Mathematics Instruction, Newspapers, Reading Materials, Resource Materials, Science Instruction, Secondary School Science, Social Studies, Teacher Developed Materials, Teaching Guides
Desert News for Youth, P.O. Box 1257, Salt Lake City, UT 84110 ($3.50).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Deseret News, Salt Lake City, UT.
Note: Deseret News for Youth Series. Drawings and photographs may not reproduce well.