Web-Based NIE Resources
2002 NIE Conference in Hershey/Online Audio. You Olympic Resources Online
need Real Player to listen to the recordings but that is http://www.usoc.us/12686.htm
available free on-line. Provides most workshops.
www.verizonreads.net/nieconference2002.html Political Cartoon Lesson Plans: Here is a web site that
provides political cartoon lessons for elementary, middle
Calendar, book of days, monthly designations, crazy and high schools. The lessons suggest use of their web
days to celebrate site at: site but are easily adapted for use with political cartoons
http://www.crayola.com/eventcalendar/mark_cal/ found daily in your newspaper.
Calendar of events at: For the political cartoons go to:
Career, Life Skill and Economic Education - The LifeNet Read All About It! Ten Terrific Newspaper Lessons!
curriculum takes students through a real-life simulation Education World celebrates National Newspaper Week
as adults (newspapers are used in many activities to with ten lessons to help you integrate the newspaper
enhance realism). Students find jobs based on their into your classroom curriculum. Included: Activities that
chosen or randomly selected education level, look for a involve students in interviewing a local newspaper
place to live, and budget for all the expenses reporter, creating editorial cartoons, comparing
encountered in "real-life". Through the simulation, newspapers, and much more!
career and life skills; reading, writing, and oral http://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/lesson205.shtml
communication; mathematics; social studies; and health
are content areas that are woven into the curriculum. Samples of promotional ads, forms and other NIE
The main web page is: related materials.
Election Resources Online Ten Great Activities: Teaching With the Newspaper
http://www.dispatchnie.com/america_votes.html Ten terrific classroom activities that use the newspaper
http://www.goerie.com/nietab/ to teach all sorts of valuable skills -- including reading
and writing for meaning, map reading, media literacy,
History of NIE sequencing, word meaning, and math.
Making a Geodesic Dome from Newspapers
http://www.nieworld.com/special/recycle/geodesic.htm NIE Vendor Online Instructional Resources
Messages and Meaning, a media literacy teacher guide Kid Scoop - http://www.kidscooponline.com/
using the newspaper. A Newspaper Lesson Library is available from Kid
http://archive.nandotimes.com/prof/edsvc/teach/niecurri Scoop, a national Newspaper in Education organization.
c/messages.html It offers a searchable database of newspaper lessons
by subject areas (and sub-categories) in Language Arts,
NewsCatcher, a fun activity that can be downloaded Social Studies, Math, Science and Journalism, and by
from the Fredericksburg Free Lance Star NIE web page grade level and standards-based skills. Visit the
at: Newspaper Lesson Library at:
Newspaper Art Activities NIE Online - http://www.nieonline.com/
http://www.theadvocate.com/education/newspaperfun/ Provides weekly lesson plans related to current news
events and a variety of other online resources.
NIE Research on the web:
www.ed.gov/databases/ERIC_Digests/ed300847.html News Relief - http://www.newsrelief.com/
Newspapers as a Teaching Resourse for Adult
Learners at: Online Newspaper Lesson Sample Worksheets
http://www.ed.gov/databases/ERIC_Digests/ed440428.html For Each Guide
Using Newspapers in the ESL Literacy Classroom at:
http://www.ed.gov/databases/ERIC_Digests/ed321619.html Art: Identifying Perspective in Newspaper
Photographs and Illustrations
Write a letter to the editor from different viewpoints
Careers: Analyzing Careers in the Newspaper (on basketball or other sport)
Current Events: Comic Strip Characters and
Language Arts Contemporary Topics
Create a one-day Diary/Journal expressing pssample.html
students' feelings of the day's news events
http://www.newsrelief.com/specialthemesevents/newsm Geography: Stages of National Development
Comparing and contrasting characters and events lengesample.html
Locating Resources to Solve Problems in Daily Life
Searching for Themes
Sports Jargon in the Newspaper (idioms,
euphemisms and cliches)
5W's & H - Who, What, When, Where, Why and How
Communications: Critical Components of
Assessing Range/Constructing a Chart
Environment - Change in the Ecology of an Area
Analyze Balance in the News
Analyzing Rules and Regulations in Sports
Identify The Constitution/Bill of Rights in News