NiE - News in the Classroom

You can bring the world into your classroom by engaging your students in activities using the news and current events. There are many benefits of using current events as it appears in the news.

It can:- help build vocabulary, reading comprehension and critical thinking; broaden awareness and knowledge of a wide range of topics and subjects; assist in teaching media literacy skills; develop an understanding of the importance of people, places, events and issues in the news; offers opportunities for classroom discussions and debate; provides topics for research and writing.

Below you can find activities to use in your classroom that involve using the news.

CLICK HERE FOR NEWS IN THE CLASSROOM IDEAS

Click here for ACTIVITY 1 - Making the News                               

Click here for ACTIVITY 2 - News in Brief                                      

Click here for ACTIVITY 3 - Headline Writing                                

Click here for ACTIVITY 4 - Numbers in the News                        

Click here for ACTIVITY 5 - And I Quote                                       

Click here for ACTIVITY 6 - Famous Faces                                  

Click here for ACTIVITY 7 - Whatever the Weather

Click here for ACTIVITY 8 - It's Classified - For Sale

Click here for ACTIVITY 9 - Catching Captions

Click here for ACTIVITY 10 - Front Page News

Click here for ACTIVITY 11 - Healthy Advertising

Click here for ACTIVITY 12 - Lay It Out

Click here for ACTIVITY 13 - The Sports Section

Click here for ACTIVITY 14 - Pages of People

Click here for ACTIVITY 15 - On the Job

Click here for ACTIVITY 16 - Pages of Pictures

Click here for ACTIVITY 17 - Cartoons and Comics

Click here for ACTIVITY 18 - Words at Work

Click here for ACTIVITY 19 - Your Local Classifieds

Click here for ACTIVITY 20 - Where in the World



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