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What's Black and White and Read Later?


Subject: Language Arts,
Ed. Technology
Grade: 6-8

Brief Description

Students learn what makes "lasting news" as they work in groups to create a newspaper about the year in which they were born (1986, 1987, or 1988).


Student objectives can be found online at the WebQuest's Teacher Information page.


Not Specified

Materials Needed


computers with Internet access; Adobe PageMaker, Microsoft Word, or similar software for creating a newspaper

Lesson Plan

The entire lesson can be found online at What News is Important Enough to be Read years Later?


Evaluate students' newspapers using the Group Newspaper Rubric

Lesson Plan Source

Denise Dejonghe, Abbott Middle School, West Bloomfield, Michigan




Originally posted 10/05/2000
Links last updated 08/25/2005

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