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Newspapers in Education
Newspaper activities for teaching from Detroit Free Press.
Grade Level: 3-5, 6-8

http://www.nieonline.com/detroit/index.cfm

CONTENT:
This Web site has a variety of resources related to current events and newspapers. Included is information to help students understand news stories.
AESTHETICS:
This site has a simple design, with bright colors and a few small graphics.
ORGANIZATION:
Each page has the same convenient left side navigation menu.
REVIEW:
Published by the Detroit Free Press, Newspapers in Education is a great resource for teachers of all levels and grades. The site offers a wide variety of lesson plans that are categorized by grade level and incorporate newspaper articles. Teachers will also find a section devoted to thought-provoking headlines in the news, as well as a section that provides cartoons for the classroom. The selection of quizzes provides older students with an interactive and fun way to learn about geography and current events. Additionally, students can use the site to learn important vocabulary found in news stories.
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