Current Events Also included is an archive of previous articles. AskERIC Lesson Plans Current Events. current events lesson plans for grades 312. Brain Bowl. http://www.csun.edu/~hcedu013/cevents.html
Extractions: ABC News 4 Kids. ABC News 4 Kids posts new stories every Tuesday and Thursday appropriate for elementary and middle school students. Each news article has an interactive, animated presentation. Also included is an archive of previous articles. AskERIC Lesson Plans: Current Events. Current events lesson plans for grades 3-12. Brain Bowl. Brain Bowl, from the Learning Network, is a weekly current events game which can be played by one player, two players, or Kid vs Parent. Players can view answers from previous weeks' games. Children's Express. Children's Express WorldWide (CE) is a Pulitzer Prize-nominated international youth news service produced by kids and teens 8-18 for adult print, radio, TV and online media. CE stories cover serious issues such as youth violence, homelessness, politics, teen pregnancy and race relations, and are updated weekly on the CE site. The CE site also features polls, reader feedback, stories by readers (and a form for submitting stories), and detailed information about the CE organization itself and its news bureaus in the United States and United Kingdom. CNNfyi.com.
Current Events Lesson Plans Inaugural Classroom, The Lesson Plans on the Inauguration. Faces the Music- In this lesson, students debate A comprehensive site for current events learning. http://www.teach-nology.com/teachers/lesson_plans/current_events/
Extractions: Downloads ... Professional Development Enter your email address for FREE weekly teaching tips! Home Teacher Resources Lesson Plans Current Events ... An Approach to Current Events - This activity is designed to encourage students to read newspapers and to watch network and local news reports. This increases critical thinking skills, encouraging analysis and criticism. At the Heights of Conflict - In this lesson, students learn about the historic and present conflict between Israel and Syria over the Golan Heights through reading and discussing news articles and other resources. Choices Education Project - Offers classroom publications. CNN Newsroom Conflict Resolution in Congo: Is There an Answer? - Through research and participation in a simulation of a meeting of African nations, students will investigate and attempt to resolve the current conflict in Congo and the neighboring nations. Current Events - To acquaint students with different nations, their locations, and their cultures.
Extractions: Click on "Current Events" in the site index for lesson plans related to September 11, 2001, the one-year anniversary of those horrific events, or the current war with Iraq. Click here to find social studies standards and curricula from all 50 states. This page contains lesson plans for all social studies subjects except geography and history. Lesson plans for those two subjects have been moved to separate pages, but can still be accessed from the index below. This site was last updated 5- 16-04.
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Extractions: Weekly Current Events Quiz Game News Reviews Request a Free Sample Copy KEY Publications has been delivering timely and thought-provoking social studies lesson plans and current events curriculum to classrooms every week for over 30 years and we continue to be the source educators rely on for teaching current events. We have been there delivering History as it happened with topics like: (click title to view PDF) And we continue to present stimulating topics for lively classroom discussion like "The best defense is a good offense" . . .? FORUMaster , April 22, 2003 and provide timely teaching tools like our Syria MAPmaster worksheet (4/22/03).
The New York Times Learning Network Educational resource for students in grades 612, teachers and parents. Features include current events, news quizzes, daily lesson plans, Ask a Reporter, contests, and scholarship information. Updated daily. Searchable archive. http://www.nytimes.com/learning/index.html
Extractions: Twenty-Five Great Ideas for Teaching Current Events! Looking for ways to work news into your classroom curriculum? Check out these great ideas for connecting current events to all subjects! Young Americans today know less and care less about what's going on in the world than young Americans of previous generations did. Those were the conclusions presented in a 1995 report from the Times Mirror Center for the People and the Press (now called the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press). "On average, only 20 percent of respondents aged 18 to 29 paid close attention to the stories covered in the News Interest Index [an index of top news stories]." Attentiveness rose to 23 percent among respondents 30 to 49 and to 29 percent among those 50 years and older. So what can be done to raise students' interest in and awareness of the stories making news headlines?
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Awesome Library - Social_Studies Provides a lesson. 104; lesson plans for current events (Awesome Library) lesson plans are provided in the Social Studies section of lessons and Curricula. ; http://www.awesomelibrary.org/Classroom/Social_Studies/Current_Events/Current_Ev
Current Events Theme Page AskERIC lesson plans current events About a dozen lesson plans which cover grades 4-12. Canada.com News Café Search this Southam Inc. http://www.cln.org/themes/current.html
Extractions: Current Events Theme Page This "Theme Page" has links to two types of resources related to the study of current events. Students and teachers will find curricular resources (information, content...) to help them learn about this topic. In addition, there are also links to instructional materials (lesson plans) which will help teachers provide instruction in this theme. Please read our Academy Curricular Exchange: Social Studies Brief descriptions of lessons in current events. [An] Approach to Current Events (Gr. 5-12) AskERIC Lesson Plans - Current Events About a dozen lesson plans which cover grades 4-12. Search this Southam Inc. site for Canadian (or International) news stories up to one week old (or as brief as 6 hours old) by keyword(s). Or, browse through over 20 Canadian newspapers. Canadian Online Explorer (CANOE) CANOE has links to such Canadian magazines as Macleans, Chatelaine, Financial Post, and others from the Toronto Sun Publishing Corporation. Major Canadian stories are also highlighted daily. CBC Newsworld In addition to links to current news stories, the CBC provides information on all of their news programming and personalities. Check out their "newslink" section for instructional materials. Included are a set of student discussion questions and activities, links to information on the story/topic at other web sites, and a sample teacher lesson plan. There is also a searchable archive of each day's stories and activities.
Extractions: Online Lessons Brown v. Board of Education: 50th Anniversary On May 17, 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court in Brown v. Board of Education ruled that the Constitution forbids laws segregating public schools by race. This historic decision opened the doors of opportunity for many Americans. Constitutional Rights Foundation presents a series of online lessons marking the 50th anniversary of the Brown decision. 2004 National Teach-In Constitutional Rights Foundation (CRF) and Constitutional Rights Foundation Chicago (CRFC) will sponsor a national teach-in for 100 classes of high school students in coordination with National Youth Service Day, April 16-18, 2004. The teach-in lessons will focus on curricular units devoted to core American issues: security, liberty, justice, and equality. The registration deadline is February 20, 2004. America Responds to Terrorism War in Iraq , and Reflecting on September 11 Resources designed to help teachers and students understand the tragedy of September 11 and the events unfolding in America, Iraq, the Middle East, and around the world. These lessons, teacher tips, and web resources will be continually updated to address the rapidly changing national and international response to terrorism. Foundations of Our Constitution Readings, activities, and the complete texts of documents that serve as the foundation for American democracy.
Language Arts: Reading Lesson Plans Index Teachnet Ad. Front page lesson plans Language Arts Reading current events Christmas; Reading in the Real World; Interview Book Characters; A Good Day; http://www.teachnet.com/lesson/langarts/reading/
Extractions: Front page Lesson Plans Reading Current Events Christmas Current Events Christmas: Have your class do their own "Twelve Days of Christmas" by reading about another part of the world in the newspaper or magazines, and brainstorming Christmas gifts they would like to give to those people. Try incorporating those ideas into posters or hand-made books or maybe a hallway display that grows as Christmas approaches.