Ten terrific classroom activities that use the newspaper to teach all sorts of valuable skills -- including reading and writing for meaning, map reading, media literacy, sequencing, word meaning, and math.
Teachers Desk

Why should you utilize newspapers in your classroom?

  • They are inexpensive.
  • They are readily obtainable.
  • They are versatile.
  • They can be used for individual or cooperative activities.
  • They are a source of current information.
  • Using them in your classroom is a method of recycling.
Horace Mann and nationally recognized teacher, Alan Haskvitz, developed this site of educational resources for teachers and students. It includes lesson plans to make reaching students and using technology easier.
The NIE website. Great!
The Newseum displays 787 daily newspaper front pages from 78 countries.
An awesome concept for poetry in your classroom. All you need are newspapers, black makers and students with an imagination...Easy!
This website will give you some great ideas and examples to show your class. These are the brainchild of Austin Kleon. He has a book out of his poems which you can see on the blog.